Tammy Powell honored with retirement reception

first_img You Might Like Terra Cota holds open house Terra Cotta held its Spring Open House Saturday that benefited Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pike County for the second… read more Skip “Mrs. Powell is a legacy,” she said. “She has made each of our lives better and her legacy lives in all of us.”Powell was honor with a retirement reception at Cattleman Park Sunday afternoon. Family, friends, 4-H’ers past and present and those who have worked with Powell over the past 32 years with the Alabama Extension System gathered to wish her all the best in her retirement years.Twenty-six of Powell’s years with the Alabama Extension System have been at the Pike County Extension Office. She has positively influenced thousands of young people through the 4-H Clubs. However, her influence did not stop there, said John Dorrill. Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration The lives of all those who packed Cattleman Park Sunday afternoon have been impacted in some way by Tammy Powell. And, most of those through their association with Powell as coordinator of the Pike County Extension Office.For many Powell is “4-H.”Vicki Bowen, a former Pike County 4-H Club member, perhaps said it best. Latest Stories Book Nook to reopen By Jaine Treadwell Email the author Published 6:29 am Monday, March 22, 2010 Sponsored Content Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Acid Reflux (Watch Now)Healthy LifestyleIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthTop 4 Methods to Get Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Tammy Powell honored with retirement reception Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… “Tammy has been very supportive of all farming organizations,” Dorrill said. “The Pike County Farmers Federation, the Pike County Cattlemen’s Association, the Pike County Cattlewomen’s Association and the Wiregrass market Association have all benefited from her leadership. She will be missed but we still expect her to a part of all that we do.”Powell said she was humbled and honored by the recognition and the outpouring of well wishes extended to her. By The Penny Hoarder Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Print Article “I’m an only child but I am blessed to have such a huge extended family,” she said. “I thank all of you for helping me make it through all these years.”See Tuesday’s Messenger for more.last_img read more

SBA disaster loans available in Vermont

first_imgThe US Small Business Administration’s Regional Administrator for New England, Jeanne Hulit is encouraging survivors affected by Tropical Storm Irene in the State of Vermont to register for assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and return completed SBA disaster loan applications to get the help they need.   The SBA’s low-interest disaster loan program is the primary source of federal funds for long-term   recovery for uninsured damages caused by a declared disaster. ‘We are coordinating recovery efforts with our SBA Resource Partners along with federal, state and local stakeholders  in the declared disaster area to ensure affected survivors receive proper assistance from the SBA. Taking time to complete and return the loan application package to the SBA is an important part of the recovery process,’ Hulit said.Disaster loans up to $200,000 are available to homeowners to repair or replace disaster damaged or destroyed real estate.  Homeowners and renters are eligible up to $40,000 to repair or replace disaster damaged or destroyed personal property.  Businesses and private non-profit organizations of any size may borrow up to $2 million for physical losses and working capital needs.  Interest rates are as low as 2.5 percent for homeowners and renters, 3 percent for non-profit organizations and 4 percent for businesses with terms up to 30 years.   ‘The SBA District Office and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network in Vermont are reaching out to local businesses to make sure they have access to federal resources to help them recover from the disaster,’ said SBA Vermont District Director, Darcy Carter.  ‘We encourage all small businesses affected by the disaster to stop by the Disaster Recovery Centers where they can ask questions specific to their situation and get answers right on the spot from the disaster center staff.’ Area advisors from the VtSBDC network are available to assist business owners evaluate their  situation and prepare documents needed for disaster loan applications.  In Vermont, call 1-800-464-7232 or visit www.vtsbdc.org(link is external) and click on ‘location’ to find the advisor in your area. ‘Our team of experienced business professionals can help devastated individuals examine the overall condition and health of their business, and review options for the future,’ said VtSBDC State Director, Lenae Quillen-Blume.  ‘The local advisor is in contact with Disaster Recovery Center staff and has an understanding of programs available and requirements of them.’ The disaster declaration covers the counties of Addison, Bennington, Caledonia, Chittenden, Orange,  Rutland, Washington Windham and Windsor in Vermont, which are eligible for both Physical and Economic Injury Disaster Loans from the SBA.  Small businesses and most private non-profit organizations in the following neighboring counties are eligible to apply only for SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans: Essex, Franklin, Grand Isle, Lamoille, and Orleans in Vermont; Berkshire and Franklin in Massachusetts; Cheshire, Grafton and Sullivan in New Hampshire; and Clinton, Essex, Rensselaer and Washington in New York.  To be considered for all forms of disaster assistance, call the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) at 800-621-FEMA (3362), (TTY) 800-462-7585 for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Additional information on the loan application process and the locations of Disaster Recovery Centers can be obtained by calling the SBA Customer ServiceCenter at 800-659-2955 (800-877-8339 for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) or by sending an email to [email protected](link sends e-mail). Those affected by the disaster may also apply for disaster loans electronically from SBA’s website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/(link is external). The filing deadline to return applications for physical property damage is October 31, 2011.The deadline to return economic injury applications is June 1, 2012.last_img read more