PPP forgiveness Webinar 11:30 am today

first_imgPPP Forgiveness Webinar Tuesdays & ThursdaysThe SBA Vermont District Office hosts a free webinar from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays to discuss Paycheck Protection Program forgiveness and other changes.To streamline the PPP forgiveness process, a simpler forgiveness application for loans of $50,000 or less was recently released. More than 8,000 Vermont small businesses are eligible to use the new simpler form.To access the PPP Loan Forgiveness Application Form 3508S, click here(link is external). To join the webinar, visit https://meet.lync.com/sba123/sbmazza/SFFM2N9R(link is external).To join by phone, call (202) 765-1264 and when prompted enter the code 237511921#. Upon joining the call, mute the phone to cut down on the background noise and please do not place the call on hold as the hold music will be heard over the presenter.For more information, email [email protected](link sends e-mail).Simpler PPP Forgiveness for $50K Loans or LessThe U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Treasury Department, released a simpler loan forgiveness application for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans of $50,000 or less. This action streamlines the PPP forgiveness process to provide financial and administrative relief to America’s smallest businesses while also ensuring sound stewardship of taxpayer dollars. More than 8,000 Vermont small businesses are eligible to use the new simpler form.“The PPP has provided 5.2 million loans worth $525 billion to American small businesses, providing critical economic relief and supporting more than 51 million jobs,” said Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin.  “Today’s action streamlines the forgiveness process for PPP borrowers with loans of $50,000 or less and thousands of PPP lenders who worked around the clock to process loans quickly,” he continued.  “We are committed to making the PPP forgiveness process as simple as possible while also protecting against fraud and misuse of funds.  We continue to favor additional legislation to further simplify the forgiveness process.”Read more(link is external)last_img read more

High school softball: Airline, Benton aim for spots in state tournament

first_imgThe Airline Lady Vikings and Benton Lady Tigers are one win away from advancing to the Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA State Softball Tournament.Based on seedings, Airline and Benton will both be underdogs in second-round games.The No. 13 Lady Vikings (22-9) face No. 4 Central (23-6) on Friday at 5 p.m. in Baton Rouge in Class 5A. The No. 12 Lady Tigers (16-15) visit No. 5 South Terrebonne (23-7) on Saturday at noon in Bourg, which is about 60 miles southwest of New Orleans, in 4A.The state tournament is April 27-29 at Frasch Park in Sulphur. The quarterfinals, semifinals and finals will be played in seven non-select classes and five select divisions.The last time a Bossier Parish team reached the state tournament was in 2014 when Benton reached the Class 4A quarterfinals. Benton came very close last season. The Lady Tigers led No. 5 Neville after six innings before falling 3-2. Benton also came close in 2015, losing to Assumption 2-1 in the second round.District 1-5A co-champion Airline defeated district rival Captain Shreve, the No. 20 seed, 16-0 in the first round Monday. Central edged No. 29 Natchitoches Central 6-4.Central shared the District 4-5A championship with No. 11 Live Oak, which defeated Haughton 14-5 in the first round. The Lady Wildcats have won eight straight. Central’s last loss was to 5A No. 1 seed Alexandria Senior High 21-1 on March 24 in the St. Amant tournament.Benton, the No. 12 seed, downed No. 21 Westgate 6-1 in the first round Tuesday. South Terrebonne defeated No. 28 South Lafourche 7-1. South Terrebonne shared the District 7-4A championship with Morgan City, the No. 3 seed. The Lady Gators have won six in a row. Their last loss was 2-1 to LaSalle in the Vidalia tournament on April 1. LaSalle is the No. 1 seed in Class 1A.— Russell Hedges, [email protected] Expat InsuranceExpat Living in Hong Kong without Health Insurance?Top Expat Insurance|SponsoredSponsoredUndoTheTopFiveVPNThe Secret Netflix Doesn’t Want You To Know To Unblock RestrictionsTheTopFiveVPN|SponsoredSponsoredUndoCelebsland.com9 Celebrity Before-And-After Plastic Surgery DisastersCelebsland.com|SponsoredSponsoredUndoPerfect-Dating.comAre You Ready to Meet Cool Guys in Tung Chung?Perfect-Dating.com|SponsoredSponsoredUndoTheTopFiveVPNThe Trick Netflix Doesn’t Want You To Know To Unlock RestrictionsTheTopFiveVPN|SponsoredSponsoredUndoAspireAbove.comRemember Abby from NCIS? Take A Deep Breath Before You See How She Looks NowAspireAbove.com|SponsoredSponsoredUndolast_img read more

Perfect Peter rules the roost

first_imgPeter LeNoury.PSC Golf from The Players’ Lounge Golf SocietySunday, March 25, Silky Oak – Stableford1st Peter LeNoury (17) 42pts2nd Mark Walters (15) 39pts 3rd Tom Gorey (18) 39pts4th Peter Taylor (13) 38ptsA fair sized field took on the formidable Silky Oak instead of our regular Sunday bash at Green Valley.  The course was not in its usual good condition due to the greens being repaired after the removal of unwanted weeds, which made it very tough with the putter.  That being said, some extremely good scores were recorded and the best of the day came from Peter ‘the right honorable’ LeNoury with a splendid 42 points.Peter was joined on the podium by Mark Walters and Irishman Tom Gorey, both with 39 points and a count-back dictated that they climb the podium in that order.  Peter Taylor closed the flight with a half share of the ‘2’s pot, the other half going to Billy ‘the hat’ Eyles.Tuesday, March 20, Green Valley – Stableford1st Steve Mann (14) 43pts2nd Stuart James (21) 39pts3rd Pat Regan (15) 38pts4th Peter Terry (19) 35ptsIt was a small but spirited field that took to Green Valley to play our mid-week stableford comp.  Steve Mann played it best as he returned an excellent 43 points for the man of the match honours.  Steve was four strokes clear of Stuart James while Co. Dublin’s on form Pat Regan took the third step on the podium with a steady 38 points.  This left Peter Terry to close the flight with 35 points.last_img read more

‘Electric’ day at the Cup

first_imgBy Brad KingsburyPAKENHAM Cup day is the first event marked on the calendar at local electrical suppliers Middy’s each year…[To read the rest of this story Subscribe or Login to the Gazette Access Pass] Thanks for reading the Pakenham Berwick Gazette. Subscribe or Login to read the rest of this content with the Gazette Digital Access Pass subscription.last_img

Prestigious Engineering award for Supermacs Racing at F1 for Schools World Finals

first_imgSt. Brigid’s College in Loughrea is celebrating today as six students from the school took home major honours overnight at the F1 in Schools World Finals in Austin Texas.Supermac’s Racing won the prestigious Scrutineering Award for the accuracy and quality of the engineering on their World Finals F1 Car, beating the best teams from all over the globe in the process. The awards were announced by compère and Sky Sports F1 commentator, David Croft, at the F1 in Schools Gala Awards Ceremony in front of an audience of some of the top dignitaries from the World of F1 Racing.This is a great achievement for the St. Brigid’s students, and as well as picking up their specially commissioned trophy, they will be guests of honour today in the   Ferrari garage as they take a walk along the pit lane prior to the start of this weekends F1 Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin.print WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Emaillast_img read more

Mallard’s Team of the Week — Kootenay Rhythm Dragons

first_imgKRD is made up of a diverse group of people, including breast cancer survivours, friends, family, and supporters, who want to share in the activity of paddling and the team message. There is lots of interest in our team, and we are hoping that we can inspire other teams to take up Dragon Boating in Nelson.The Dragons, which are preparing to once again host the annual Terry Fox Run on the Nelson waterfront, had a visit from Fred Fox, brother of Terry during the summer.Fred Fox discussed the Nelson event and talk about future plans for the Run as the 40th anniversary of Terry’s incredible Marathon of Hope draws near (2020). Fred also spoke with several paddlers who are cancer survivors and have benefited from the work of the Terry Fox Research Institute.Mallard’s Source for sports would like to salute the squad as Team of the Week.Team members include Diane Lines, Don Hubert, Cath Little, Jeanette McCarvell, Dorita van Vugt, Yvonne Edwards, Maureen Hendry, Patricia Logan, Dorothy Hatto, Mary Walters, Shiela Howard, Maggie Mulvihill, Sandra Irvine, Pat Glackin, Pat Gibson, Deb Creaser, Jill Jacobsen, Nan Bell, Linda Hoffman and Gerrie Melnechuk.  The Nelson Annual Terry Fox Run will be held Sunday, September 16 at Rotary Lakeside Park beginning with registration at 8:30 a.m. and run at 9:30 a.m. Pre-register at terryfox.org Anyone frequenting the Nelson waterfront most likely has seen the Kootenay Rhythm Dragons in action as the squad trains on Kootenay Lake.The Kootenay Rhythm Dragons are Nelson’s first dragon boat team. The team building began in the fall of 2003, and the momentum has continued to build. Each year we continue to grow and develop our team.last_img read more

Southampton beat Man United, Spurs and Juventus to sign Alexandre Jankewitz

first_imgSOUTHAMPTON have announced the signing of highly-rated youngster Alexandre Jankewitz.Jankewitz,16, moves to St Mary’s from Swiss side Servette FC on an initial scholarship, having also agreed professional terms with the club.3 Alexandre Jankewitz joins Southampton from ServetteCredit: Southampton fcThe Saints have pulled off a coup bagging the exciting midfielder, beating off competition from Manchester United, Tottenham and Juventus for his signature.Jankewitz told the club website:”It’s a pleasure to be here and I’m very excited to begin something new. A new life and I can’t wait to get started.”Everyone has been very friendly and they’ve given me a great welcome.”Saints academy manager Matt Hale added: “We’re really pleased with the signing of Alexandre.Most read in footballRETRACING STEPSJack Charlton’s granddaughter Emma Wilkinson ‘would love’ to visit IrelandROY RAGEFurious Roy Keane launched foul-mouthed rant at Pique over Fabregas friendshipPicturedTOP FORMBrazil icon Ronaldo soaks up sun with partner Celina Locks on yacht in FormenteraPicturedON THE PAOLPaolo Maldini shows off shredded physique at 52 while on holiday with wifeExclusiveLOCK CLOWNPaul Scholes flouts local lockdown rules by throwing huge 7-hour birthday bashLive BlogUNITED LATESTMan Utd transfer news LIVE: All the gossip and updates from Old Trafford3 Southampton beat Manchester United, Tottenham and Juventus to land talented midfielderCredit: Southampton fc3 Mark Hughes takes his side to Crystal Palace on SaturdayCredit: Getty Images – Getty”It marks another step into the European youth market and shows the scope and breadth of what all of us at the club are trying to achieve with regards to the recruitment of young talent.”Alexandre is someone we’ve watched for a long time and we’ve had to fend off competition from other clubs to secure his signature.”We think there is significant potential in Alexandre and with the staff and support structure we are developing here, we think we can really develop that potential.“I’m excited to see what he brings to Saints.”Mark Hughes takes his side to Selhurst Park on Saturday looking for their first league win of the season at Crystal Palace.last_img read more

Pringle welcomes compensation for people hit by Illness Benefit delays

first_imgPeople who were negatively affected by delays in the processing of Illness Benefit last year are to receive compensation, it has been confirmed.A number of citizens across Ireland were hit by delayed illness benefit payments at the end of 2018 due to technological system issues.Donegal Deputy Thomas Pringle received confirmation yesterday that those who incurred financial penalties as a result of delays are set to be compensated through Exceptional Needs Payments. Deputy Pringle welcomed the outcome from Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty and said: “Many recipients had fallen into debt either from new loans or failing to pay existing loans with some banks incurring penalties for delayed payments.“It’s important that those who were already in need of income support via the Illness Benefit scheme were not left behind to deal with the financial mess as a result of a mistake the Department made. I’m glad that the State is accepting its responsibility and being held to account.”Deputy Pringle is urging anyone who incurred a financial cost or penalty to present themselves to the Community Welfare Offices with receipts to claim compensation.“Exceptional Needs Payments are available to any individual who incurred a financial cost as a direct result of Illness Benefit delays,” he said. Deputy Pringle added: “While I feel there should be a payment above and beyond financial costs I welcome this development and will keep a close eye on its progress. I hope that compensation claims will be dealt with in a timely manner for the benefit of the recipient.”Pringle welcomes compensation for people hit by Illness Benefit delays was last modified: February 20th, 2019 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Roma decimated for Gladbach

first_img Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £11.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://subscribe.premiersports.tv/ Davide Santon is also out of action for Roma’s Europa League match with Borussia Monchengladbach, adding to the extensive injury crisis. It kicks off on Thursday at 17.55 UK time (16.55 GMT). The Giallorossi were already without Cengiz Under, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Lorenzo Pellegrini, Amadou Diawara, Bryan Cristante and Nikola Kalinic. Santon was going to be repurposed for a midfield role, but the full-back won’t be participating either, as he is struggling with flu symptoms. Coach Paulo Fonseca hinted he could even be forced to change tactical system to deal with the absentees. Roma squad for Borussia Monchengladbach: Pau Lopez, Cardinali, Mirante; Juan Jesus, Smalling, Kolarov, Fazio, Mancini, Florenzi, Spinazzola, Calafiori; Perotti, Veretout, Zaniolo, Pastore, Riccardi; Dzeko, Antonucci, Kluivertlast_img read more