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IndyChamber creates ‘Rapid Response Hub’ to help local small businesses

Posted at 1:50 PM, Mar 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-18 13:55:18-04

INDIANAPOLIS — As the coronavirus shuts down shops, restaurants, bars and other businesses across Indianapolis, the Indy Chamber has created a “Rapid Response Hub” to give the owners information on what to do.

The chamber is offering free one-on-one business coaching and access to current and anticipated loan capital programs. It also has information for business owners through the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program.

“Use this time to prepare all documentation you’ll need to quickly apply for this federal relief,” Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett said.

Hogsett encouraged all small business owners to visit for more information on the relief.

Indianapolis residents and affected workers seeking additional services during the pandemic should visit the city’s COVID-19 resource guide, which can be viewed at

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