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for businesses affected by COVID-19:

PPP: What Small Businesses and Non-Profits Need to Know
Tuesday, April 7 at 3pm

The Paycheck Protection Program, part of the recently passed CARES Act, authorizes up to $349 billion in forgivable loans to small businesses during the COVID-19 crisis. What does that mean to you and your business?  If you are a small business or non-profit with fewer than 50 employees, join us for a panel discussion to address your questions.

BJ Bumactao, Webster Bank
Moraima Gutierrez, U.S. Small Business Administration
Robin Imbrogno, Human Resources Consulting Group
Holly Richardson, PwC
Moderated by Fran Pastore, WBDC

WBDC CEO Fran Pastore Breaks Down the CARES Act
Available On-Demand

Listen to HR Expert and WBDC Board Member, Robin Imbrogno, to learn how the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) affects your business.  This Act requires certain businesses to provide their employees expanded family and medical leave.

Join our Business Advisors and your fellow small business owners for virtual chats featuring Q&A, resources and advice to keep moving you forward during these challenging times.  Choose to join one call or several!

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Women’s Business Development Council is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is dedicated to providing the tools and resources to help women thrive in business. We believe that when desire, education, and preparation come together, opportunities are created, ideas are ignited, and economies are expanded.

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we have helped more than 18,000 women across 169 Connecticut towns become better business people.

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