SBA opens a business recovery center at Venice Community Center

VENICE – The U.S. Small Business Administration will open a Business Recovery Center at the Venice Community Center, 326 Nokomis Ave. S., Room E, beginning Friday, Nov. 4, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

The center will assist individuals with their SBA disaster loan applications. The regular operating hours will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Sunday.

If your business was impacted by Hurricane Ian, you can complete a Damage Assessment Survey. 

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The information from this survey will direct the appropriation of federal and state funds to Sarasota County and will provide much needed help to local businesses faced with recovery efforts. 

Businesses can complete the survey online at by clicking on the survey link under the dropdown menu titled “Respond.” 

For help completing the survey, email [email protected] or call 941-309-1200.