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SBA: Free tips on Winter weather disaster protection

On Tuesday, Oct. 18, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Agility Recovery Solutions and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will host another in a series of business continuity webinars, titled “Preparing your Business for the Winter Weather Season,” focusing on best practices to mitigate risks posed by the winter season. Weather expert Fred Schmude, of ImpactWeather, a company that provides worldwide weather monitoring and business continuity planning for businesses, will discuss winter weather predictions and share tips on how to prepare before the disaster hits.

Whether it’s pounding, relentless rainstorms or massive snowstorms, winter weather presents many risks for business shutdowns, property damage and loss of life. Now is a good time to make a plan to stay open for business, while protecting your employees and customers from the dangers of severe winter weather.

Space is limited. Register at

SBA has partnered with Agility to offer business continuity strategies via its “PrepareMyBusiness” website. Visit to access past webinars and get additional preparedness tips.

The SBA provides disaster recovery assistance in the form of low-interest loans to homeowners, renters, private nonprofits and businesses of all sizes. To learn more, visit

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