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Lake County sets up business hotline; business disaster assistance available

RELEASE DATE: September 13, 2017

TAVARES — Lake County Economic Growth has established a business hotline at the Emergency Operations Center, which can be reached at 352-253-9998 and will be staffed from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily. Staff will be able to assist businesses with the Business Disaster Assistance programs from the Small Business Development Center.

These programs include the Florida Small Business Loan Program, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Business Physical Disaster Loans and SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan program. Additionally, the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UCF will be staffing offices in Mount Dora andGroveland beginning today from 8 am. – 5 p.m. 


  • Century Plaza
    17521 U.S. Highway 441, Suite 6, Mount Dora
    Phone: 352-602-4575
  • Hunt Industrial Park
    15430 County Road 565A, Suite A, Groveland
    Phone: 352-404-7338

Lake County partners with the Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UCF to ensure that full-service business support is made available to all of Lake County's businesses, regardless of size or industry. With the goal of helping Lake County businesses to increase sales, reduce costs and improve cash flow, the Florida SBDC at UCF provides no-cost professional business consulting; value added training and business information to any Lake County business seeking assistance.

The Florida SBDC at UCF offers a wide range of programs to support Lake County businesses. The flagship program of the Florida SBDC at UCF is their one-on-one business consulting. Certified Business Analysts provide free confidential and customized expertise. For more information, visit www.businessinlakefl.com.



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