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Updated Paycheck Protection Program Information

From the US Small Business Adminisration:

As of May 16, 2020, 4,341,145 PPP loans have been approved nationwide totaling $513,271,137,359 from 5,496 lenders. Here in Rhode Island, 15,857 Rhode Island small businesses have been approved for PPP loans totaling $1,857,053,019.

PPP funds are still available to small business in need. For information on participating lenders or how to apply contact  //' + emailE + '') //]]> " target="_blank" rel="noopener">

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ReStart RI seminar: Let SCORE Help You with the “Nuts and Bolts” of Reopening your Business on 5/21/2020

SCORE is hosting its second ReStart RI seminar this Thursday! In this web-based interactive workshop, SCORE will provide actionable advice to questions on the “nuts and bolts” of reopening your business. 

Join this Thursday, May 21st at 1:00 PM to learn how SCORE can help your small business during this dynamic and often confusing time. The workshop will focus on the thorny issues small businesses are facing in getting restarted. Several experienced professionals will also answer your questions live on issues such as:

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AIA National Postpones AIA Conference on Architecture 2020

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, AIA National has made the difficult decision to postpone the AIA Conference on Architecture 2020, May 14–16 in Los Angeles.  

As you know, AIA has been closely monitoring directives from city, county, and state officials, as well as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) throughout this crisis. Your health and safety are paramount, and AIA feels compelled to postpone the annual conference to minimize the risk to all concerned. 

By making this decision in advance, we also hope to minimize any stress or inconvenience. We are working with our vendors and partners to reschedule A'20 now and we will share rescheduling information with you soon. 

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