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Valley Partners, formerly MVEDC, offers up to $250K business loans during pandemic

Valley Partners, formerly MVEDC, offers up to $250K business loans during pandemic

"It's crucial for us to not see businesses have to shut their doors because they couldn't access the financing needed to get themselves back on their feet," James Rosa, board president, said.
UPDATE | Auction delayed for Mahoning Matters' parent company

UPDATE | Auction delayed for Mahoning Matters' parent company

The auction that will determine the fate of McClatchy Co., the nation’s second-largest local news company and parent of Mahoning Matters, has been delayed.
MVEDC rebrands, launches revolving loan fund

MVEDC rebrands, launches revolving loan fund

The Valley Partners Revolving Loan Fund, established with CARES Act funding and an EDA award, will offer loans of up to $250,000 for businesses impacted by COVID-19.
Five graduates receive Better Business Bureau scholarships

Five graduates receive Better Business Bureau scholarships

“The BBB scholarship program has never been more important than in 2020 with so many senior activities canceled due to the pandemic,” Carol Potter, BBB president and CEO, said.
Here's who got the biggest Paycheck Protection Program loans in the Valley

Here's who got the biggest Paycheck Protection Program loans in the Valley

Federal COVID-19 relief for businesses saved more than 64,000 Mahoning Valley jobs, according to data released Monday. One local business owner called it a "godsend."
BUSINESS UPDATES | Pecchia Communications promotes Hulea to project director

BUSINESS UPDATES | Pecchia Communications promotes Hulea to project director

Among today's business updates: Burgan Friedkin Commercial Group; BRITE Energy Innovators; MCCTC Adult Career Center; and AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.
Yoga Element provides outlet to relieve stress during pandemic

Yoga Element provides outlet to relieve stress during pandemic

"The community aspect of yoga grounds us and helps us realize we are all more alike than we are different,” Yoga Element co-owner Mandy Hinkle said.
BUSINESS UPDATES | The Prodigal Company receives national award

BUSINESS UPDATES | The Prodigal Company receives national award

Among today's business updates: Summer Sweat Series at Southern Park Mall and Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber.
Number of Ohioans receiving unemployment benefits drops

Number of Ohioans receiving unemployment benefits drops

The U.S. economy added 4.8 million jobs in June as states eased restrictions placed on businesses deemed nonessential.
U.S. Sec. of Commerce delivers $6.4M in grants to Valley

U.S. Sec. of Commerce delivers $6.4M in grants to Valley

Secretary Wilbur Ross visited Youngstown to tour America Makes and speak with local leaders in the business community.