The Greece Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Rochester Branch of the U.S. Small Business Administration offered a virtual presentation featuring Lydia Birr, Monroe County Senior Economic Development Specialist, on May 27, 2021. The presentation was led by Virginia G. Smith, Rochester Branch Manager of the U. S. Small Business Administration and facilitated by Greece Chamber President/CEO Sarah E. Lentini.
Lead presenter Virginia Smith, Branch Manager of the U. S. Small Business Administration, reviewed the Economic Injury Disaster Loan, the Restaurant Relief Fund and the SBA’s Learning Center. In addition, guest presenter Lydia Birr from the Monroe County Economic Development discussed programs, services, and loan funds available for business from Monroe County and the County of Monroe Industrial Development Agency (COMIDA).
This presentation was part of the Chamber’s monthly Recover and Grow Small Business Information Series, launched last year by the Greece Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Rochester Branch of the U.S. Small Business Administration. This series is designed to help businesses recover, grow and succeed during and after COVID, focusing on a variety of different topics and providing an opportunity for questions and answers. The virtual presentations are held on the fourth Thursday of the month and are free for all Greece Chamber members or $25 per monthly webinar for non-members. For more information and to register, visit www.GreeceChamber.org or email Info@GreeceChamber.org.