UC Merced SBDCServing Merced and Mariposa Counties
Helping Your Business Start, Grow and Succeed

Host and SBDC director, Kelly Bearden is joined by Assistant Kern County Administrative Officer, Teresa Hitchcock, who manages America’s Job Center and Employer’s Training Resource for the county as part its Workforce and Economic Division. Hitchcock discusses local issues with hiring employees and resources available to assist employers during the currently challenging job market. 

Additional topics include updates on Paycheck Protection Program [PPP] forgiveness, the Employee Retention Tax Credit, the Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program [EIDL] including the Supplemental Targeted Advance, the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, and more. 

This marks the 66th in the weekly “Webinar Wednesday” series that provides pandemic relief updates on available federal, state, and local funding options, tax credit programs, employee programs, and other opportunities helpful to employers and business owners. 

The SBDC is open for free one-on-one consulting to help small business owners. New and existing businesses can sign up for assistance by clicking here.

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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the California SBDC closest to you.