March 2020 Newsletter

Our office is temporarily closed to contain the spread of COVID-19. If you know of any small businesses that may need assistance in these times of great need, please share our newsletter. Please continue to follow us on social media @SRSUSBDC and check our website for the most up to date information on our center.  
Introducing Remote Advising
Sul Ross State University SBDC will be providing remote advising to clients on an as needed basis. Our advisors are here to help answer your questions, apply for business resources, and help your business plan accordingly during this disruption.
 
Stay Updated on Available Business Resources:
·      Small Business Administration (SBA) to provide up to $2M in Disaster Assistance Loans to businesses impacted by COVID-19. ( Read Declaration )
·      SBA Guidance for employers to plan and respond to COVID-19 ( Resource Guide )
·      Centers for Disease Control (CDC): Interim guidance for businesses and employers to plan, prepare and respond to COVID-19 ( Resource Guide )
·      Department of Labor OSHA: Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19 ( Guide Book )
·      Dept of Labor Guidance on Unemployment Insurance
·      Benefits.gov Economic Injury Disaster Loans


Contact one of our advisors today. We're here for you every step of the way!

Loretta Garcia | Senior Business Advisor
432.837.8693

Virginia Arredondo | Business Advisor
432.837.8695
Training Events
We are currently working on switching all of our training workshops to Zoom Meetings. Each county in the Big Bend Region will have a separate workshop link to attend. In the meantime, take advantage of our online training modules to improve your business. There are over 29 modules to choose from! Online training that is easy to use, no-cost and available 24/7!
In the event of a cancellation, those who have per-registered for any SBDC workshops will be notified via email.
For additional information, please contact our Training Coordinator
Rachael Chavarria | Training Coordinator
432.837.8813
~ Building The Texas Economy One Business At A Time ~
The Sul Ross State University Small Business Development Center is f unded in part through the State of Texas and a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. P lease call 432-837-8694 to make arrangements.