St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

Town Hall Meetings: Small Business Loan & Grant Program

Town Hall Meetings: Small Business Loan & Grant Program

Friday, January 30, 2015

St. John the Baptist Parish- The St. John the Baptist Parish Economic Development Department will hold town hall meetings the first week in February regarding a Small Business Loan and Grant Program. The hearings will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at the Westbank Community Center and Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at the LaPlace Library. 

 St. John Parish small businesses and non-profit organizations impacted by Hurricane Isaac are encouraged to attend the meetings to receive information regarding the proposed program and possible funding sources for business recovery and other economic opportunities. Eligible entities may apply for funding to purchase equipment, inventory and/or to provide working capital for identified expenses associated with operations.

The Westbank Community Center is located at 173 E. 3rd St., Edgard and the LaPlace Library is located at 2920 Hwy 51. For more information, please call the St. John Economic Development Department at 985-652-9569.