FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 13, 2022
Governor Whitmer Secures U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Declaration for Otsego County
LANSING, Mich. – Governor Gretchen Whitmer today announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has granted an administrative declaration of disaster for Otsego County. The SBA disaster assistance program will make low-interest loans available to residents and businesses affected by a tornado on May 20.
“This declaration is an important step in getting the necessary support and resources to the Gaylord community,” said Governor Whitmer. “It is clear this tornado had devastating impacts in Otsego County. These loans will allow people and businesses to begin rebuilding and will ensure the community continues to move forward.”
“Everyone who knows the Gaylord community knows that our people are strong and resilient in the face of challenges,” said State Senator Jim Stamas. “This declaration of additional available funds will