The US Small Business Administration announced today that Grand Isle County is added to the disaster declaration for Private Non-Profit Organizations (PNPs) in Vermont that do not provide critical services of a governmental nature. The deadline to submit disaster loan applications is Oct. 31, 2011 for damages caused by Tropical Storm Irene that occurred on Aug. 27 – Sept. 2, 2011.Non-Profit Organizations located in Addison, Bennington, Caledonia, Chittenden, Essex, Franklin,Lamoille, Orange, Orleans, Rutland, Washington, Windham, Windsor and the newly added Grand Isle County in Vermont are eligible for both Physical and Economic Injury Disaster Loans from the SBA. Examples of eligible non-critical PNP organizations include, but are not limited to, food kitchens, homeless shelters, museums, libraries, community centers, schools and colleges.PNP organizations may borrow up to $2 million to repair or replace damaged or destroyed real estate, machinery and equipment, inventory and other business assets. The SBA may increase a loan up to 20 percent of the total amount of disaster damage to real estate and/or leasehold improvements, as verified by SBA, to make improvements that lessen the risk of property damage by future disasters of the same kind.The SBA also offers Economic Injury Disaster Loans to help meet working capital needs, such as ongoing operating expenses to PNP organizations of all sizes. Economic Injury Disaster Loan assistance is available regardless of whether the organization suffered any physical property damage.Interest rates are as low as 3 percent with terms up to 30 years. The SBA sets the loan amounts and terms based on each applicant’s financial condition.Disaster loan information and application forms may be obtained by calling the SBA’s Customer Service Center at 800-659-2955 (800-877-8339 for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET or by sending an e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org(link sends e-mail). Applications can also be downloaded from www.sba.gov(link is external). Completed applications should be mailed to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155. Those affected by the disaster may also apply for disaster loans electronically from SBA’s website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/(link is external).The filing deadline to return applications for physical property damage is October 31, 2011. The deadline to return economic injury applications is June 1, 2012 . For more information about the SBA’s Disaster Loan Program, visit our website at www.sba.gov(link is external) .SOURCE U.S. Small Business Administration ATLANTA, Sept. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ —
Wayne HearlsonR. Wayne Hearlson, of Wellington, died Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015 at the Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center in Wichita at the age of 64.Wayne was born the son of Mary (Ingels) and Everett Hearlson on Wednesday, December 27, 1950 in Winfield.Following his graduation for Wellington High School in 1969, Wayne joined the US Marine Corps, serving during the Vietnam War. After being honorably discharged, he began working; but, he always found time to enjoy the outdoors and loved hunting and fishing with family and friends.Â Survivors include his son, James Hearlson and his wife Ashlen of Wellington; daughter, Jodie Hearlson of Wichita; grandson, Logan Hearlson of Wellington; siblings: George Garrison and his wife Cathy of Atchison, Betty Garrison of Atchison, Barbara Smith and her husband Sid of Cedar Vale, Steven Hearlson of Wellington, Mary Elaine Talkington and her husband Ken of Emporia, Everett Taylor Hearlson, Jr. of Wellington, Clifford Garrison of Holton, Chuck (Garrison) Trautloff and his wife Alice of Atchison, Donnie Garrison and his wife Pam of Horton, John Garrison of Emporia, Alan Hearlson and his wife Kim of Wellington, Alvin Hearlson and his wife Junell of Haysville, Carol Sparks and her husband Jim of Hiawatha, Susie Larson of Holton and Beverly Hearlson of California. Â He was preceded in death by his parents: Mary Garrison and Everett T. Hearlson and brothers: Irvin Hearlson, Gilbert Hearlson and Robert Garrison.Â Memorial services for Ronald will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, September 10, 2015 in the chapel of Cornejo|Day Funeral Home and Crematory, Wellington. A private interment will be held at a later date.A memorial fund has been established in his loving memory with the Avenue of Flags in Wellington. Contributions may be mailed or left with the funeral home.To share a memory or leave condolences, please visit www.cornejodayfuneralhome.comArrangements are by Cornejo|Day Funeral Home & Crematory, Wellington.