News from around the Clay County business community and Chamber of Commerce.
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SBA Deadline to Apply for Working Capital Loans in Florida is June 28
ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding businesses in Florida that working capital loans are still available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and private nonprofit organizations affected by Hurricane Hermine that occurred on Aug. 31 – Sept. 11, 2016.
“Businesses that suffered economic losses as a result of the disaster and want to apply for low-interest loans from the SBA are urged to do so before the June 28 deadline,” said Frank Skaggs, director of SBA Field Operations Center East.
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Florida is now the third most populous state and by 2030, six million more residents will call Florida home and two million more jobs will be needed. To prepare for this continued growth and ensure Florida remains successful, the Florida Chamber Foundation is leading the charge to write the blueprint for Florida’s future — Florida 2030. This two-year research program will stimulate strategic thinking about Florida’s future and engage business and community leaders in each of Florida’s 67 counties and identify key trends and the factors that can drive their regional economy. Florida 2030 is our opportunity to work together to strengthen your community, business and future. The future belongs to all Floridians and we need your help to plan for the future.
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County Road 220 near Sleepy Hollow Drive to Close for Railroad Crossing Work
Please be aware that railroad crossing reconstruction will take place at the railroad crossing on County Road 220 near Sleepy Hollow Drive beginning June 8 at 9:00 am and plans to remain closed to traffic through June 18, 2017. Traffic in both directions will be rerouted.
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Deep tropical moisture will move out of the Gulf of Mexico and will interact with a low pressure system and frontal boundary that will track across SE GA & NE FL Today through Wednesday Night. There will be several "waves" of heavy rainfall/possible severe weather which will end early Thursday Morning.
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Caribbean Vibe is Alive at Irie Diner according to Restaurant Reviewer Jay Magee in The Times-Union article.
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Clay Chamber Annual Legislative Wrap-Up
WHAT: The Clay County Chamber Annual Legislative Wrap-Up
WHEN: Wednesday, June 28, 2014
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
1701 Park Ave
Orange Park, FL 32073
DETAILS: The Clay Chamber is hosting the Annual Legislative Wrap-Up with members of the Clay County Delegation at Moosehaven. Senator Rob Bradley, Representative Travis Cummings, and Representative Bobby Payne will be discussing the 2017 Florida Legislative Session. Orange Park Medical Center is the presenting sponsor, AT&T is corporate sponsor, and executive sponsors include England, Thims and Miller, Baptist Clay Medical Campus, Waste Pro, Hanania Automotive Group, Advanced Disposal, and Teco Peoples Gas. Business sponsor are Community Hospice and Palliative Care and PACE Center for Girls, Clay.
The cost to attend is $15 for Chamber members and $20 for non-members. Participants can register online at www.claychamber.com.
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Refreshments to follow.
Please RSVP by June 12 to
Kimberly Thomas, Executive Assistant
(904) 297-7054 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Attire will be Business Casual