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PPP Loan Forgiveness Application

Published Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Today, the Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, released the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Application and detailed instructions for the application. 

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5 Tips to Help You Get Through COVID-19

Published Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Senator Robert Nichols shares five tips to help East Texans find their way through the COVID-19 Pandemic. Keep reading for advice to help you get through these tough times!

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Energy Assistance Available

Published Tuesday, April 21, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis is creating major financial concerns for many families in rural east Texas. Individuals may have their work hours reduced or be experiencing layoffs. Many are already living on a limited income. Families may qualify for energy assistance through federal LIHEAP funding. Assistance with electric or gas bills may occur multiple months depending on eligibility. The program targets elderly, disabled and the working poor.  

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JA Releases Free Financial Resource for Teens

Published Monday, April 6, 2020

Junior Achievement of Angelina County is releasing a free resource for teens titled Making Sense: Understanding the Financial Impact of COVID-19. The guide is designed to answer teens’ questions about the economic implications of COVID-19, including “Why are some store shelves empty?”, “Why are some people losing their jobs?” and “Are we going into a recession, or even a depression?” The guide is available at JA.org/MakingSense.

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Everyone counts - Census 2020

Published Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Here in East Texas, we all count. That’s why it's important to respond to the census online. The census determines how billions of dollars in public funds are spent on schools, health care, and fire and emergency services in our communities. We only get one chance every ten years to get our fair share, so please help us get this count right. It's easy to do, just go to 2020census.gov. Do it today, because in East Texas, we all count.

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Support local

Published Monday, March 16, 2020

As Angelina County responds with precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19, many local businesses are fearful of the negative economic impact that comes with social distancing. While we are all in this together and recognize that public health is a top priority for all, small businesses in our communities rely heavily on social togetherness and foot traffic to sustain operations and wages.

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Job Opening - Angelina Beautiful/Clean Executive Director

Published Friday, March 6, 2020

The Executive Director is responsible for the overall management of the organization and all aspects of the agency’s operations. This primarily involves the coordination of programs that provides AB/C provides. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to: (1) resource development and maintenance; (2) specific program responsibilities; (3) community and public relations; (4) volunteer management; (5) liaison to the Board of Directors; (6) fiscal management; and (7) planning. 

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Athena Leadership Award Nomination Deadline

Published Monday, February 24, 2020

The Athena Leadership Award is presented to woman who is honored for professional, excellence, community service and for actively assisting women in their attainment of professional excellence and leadership skills. Each year, Women’s Networking Luncheon will honor one Angelina County Woman who exudes these qualities. Nomination forms are now available.

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