September 2017
Thank you to all of the first responders, utility crew members and volunteers who have helped take care of our community in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. This month's newsletter is full of information to help businesses give and receive post-hurricane aid.

Tiffany Esposito, MBA, IOM, APR
Executive Director
Fifth Third offers application support Sept. 22
WHAT: Fifth Third Bank and the Small Business Development Center will h elp businesses fill out FEMA applications, Small Business Disaster Relief Loan applications and insurance claims, FREE OF CHARGE.

WHERE: Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce
25071 Chamber of Commerce Drive
Bonita Springs, FL 34135

WHEN: Friday, September 22 | 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Spanish language staff will be available. Learn more here .
City of Bonita Springs hosts FEMA town hall
WHEN: Friday, September 22 | 6 p.m.

WHERE: First Presbyterian Church
9751 Bonita Beach Road
Bonita Springs, FL 34135

WHAT: FEMA representatives will a nswer hurricane loss-related questions from businesses and individuals.

Learn more here .
Workers and temporary employment available
CareerSource Southwest Florida has received a National Dislocated Worker Grant designed to hire 400 to 500 people in the five-county area (Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades) to assist in cleanup and humanitarian aid following the hurricane. Applications are available here .

Express Employment Professionals has workers available now to assist businesses. If your business has immediate need for temporary employees, please call (239) 498-5000.

FEMA Registration: (800) 621-3362
Financial Services Hurricane Helpline: (800) 227-8676
Attorney General's Price Gouging Hotline: (866) 966-7226
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