Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West today reminded Texas small nonfarm businesses of the deadline dates to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan for economic injury.
The Castro County Child Welfare Board offered its thanks to the community and outpouring of love and support for the recent ‘shower’ for the Raindrop Room. The items donated will benefit children in the care of Children Protective Services. Donations were made to stock the Rainbow Room with much needed clothing, supplies and toys. Contributing to the event were West Texas Coffee, Junk in the Mix, Dimmitt Pharmacy, Virtues Boutique, Smile Accent Here ford and Sherry Schaeffer.
Dimmitt Independent School District began food distribution on Wednesday.
The Panhandle Disaster Relief Fund at Amarillo Area Foundation has been in place since 2006 and has been used numerous times to offer financial assistance, especially from devastation due to wildfires. This week, AAF contributed $200,000 to the Panhandle Disaster Relief Fund. Our goal is to help meet the challenges that this crisis has placed on nonprofits across the Panhandle, especially in at-risk communities.
The Texas FFA will still be having the state convention, area conventions and numerous contests, though it is a day-by-day situation.