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Small Businesses in 5 Southern Illinois Counties Receive Federal Help


The Southern Five Regional Planning District and Development Commission has been awarded a $550,000 federal grant. The CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration will be used to make loans to COVID-19-impacted small businesses in Alexander, Johnson, Massac, Pulaski, and Union counties.

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