After 1,155 days, Illinois’ COVID-19 disaster proclamation expires May 11, ending emergency powers for Gov. J.B. Pritzker in place since the pandemic started.Illinois was one of only six states still calling COVID-19 a disaster or emergency.Pritzker has held emergency powers for over 70% of his time... Read More.
The Workforce and Illinois Small Business Development Center is offering webinars at no-cost to assist small business owners with the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans.How to Prepare & Apply for SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Program The U.S. Small Business Administration... Read More.
The SBA (US Small Business Administration) has included White County, Illinois as a contiguous county is the disaster designation below. I have included a link for funding assistance (low interest loans) if you would like more information.
Governor Bruce Rauner today issued a disaster proclamation for nine counties impacted by the Rend Lake Conservancy District water main break. The governor announced the proclamation during a visit to the Williamson County Emergency Operations Center in Marion. He also visited the Rend... Read More.
September is National Preparedness Month and the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) is joining with emergency management agencies throughout the state and across the U.S. to encourage people to spend a few moments during the month on disaster preparedness. The campaign’s theme Disasters Don’t Plan... Read More.
White County EMA Director Jim Totten spoke to the Rotary Club on Thursday about disaster management.A certificate and medallion were presented by Rotary President Kenny Harrelson to Cindy Conley recognizing her becoming a Paul Harris... Read More.
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue reminds farmers and ranchers, families and small businesses that were affected by the recent severe storms and flooding that USDA has several programs that provide assistance before, during and after disasters. USDA staff in the regional, State and county offices... Read More.
The Illinois Department of Insurance (DOI) today joined the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) to urge consumers to consider their insurance risks and understand what is covered in their current policies. With the threat of natural disasters on the rise it is important... Read More.
In the aftermath of the devastating floods in Louisiana that impacted more than 150,000 homes, Casey’s General Stores is partnering with the American Red Cross to raise money to support the relief operations. “We are proud to be able to serve as a way... Read More.
September is National Preparedness Month and the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) is joining with emergency management agencies throughout the state and across the U.S. to encourage people to spend a few moments during the month on disaster preparedness. The campaign’s theme, ‘Don’t Wait. Communicate.... Read More.