Join NOACC and Chamber Members around the area for a
´╗┐Virtual Speed Networking Event

  May 20th 8:30-10am

Participating Chambers:
  • Aurora Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau
  • Nordonia Hills Chamber of Commerce
  • Streetsboro Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Twinsburg Chamber of Commerce 

In an effort to assist those businesses preparing to re-start their business after the government mandated shutdown, the Portage County Commissioners are offering working capital loans to assist small businesses re-start operations. 

These loans are 24-month amortized repayment period at an interest rate of 2% with an initial 3-month deferral of principal and interest. 
Loan Criteria:
  1. Taxes must be current through 3/31/20
  2. Borrower must be able to demonstrate, based on the previous 2 years tax returns or financial statements, that payments can be made at a minimum DSC of 1:1.
  3. Borrower must provide a detailed description of the use of funds.
  4. Minimum of 1 LMI Job Retained (Business owner does not qualify)
  5. Collateral will be a UCC filing on all business assets, or for longer terms, Real Estate.
  6. Personal Guarantees of all owners with more than 20% ownership are required.

Businesses will be eligible for up to $10,000 in Economic Development Revolving Loan Funds for working capital to restart their businesses.

Interested businesses should contact:

Jen Davis:
Jim Shank:

UH Healthy Restart Playbook

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University Hospitals medical experts explain the science behind infection control measures recommended by current official guidelines and how you can consider implementing it in your workplace.

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