How to Get a Coronavirus Disaster Loan for Your Small Business

The COVID-19 virus hit the U.S. in March 2020, and it may have an impact on small businesses. If your business has been affected by this coronavirus, you may be able to qualify for disaster relief through new funding from the Small Business Administration (SBA).1 The SBA announced that funds will become available to small businesses through its disaster loan process. Here’s what to know if you’re in need of support for your small business, or just want to be prepared in case you’re impacted in the future.

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Controlled Burns

It’s Burn Season in the Forest Preserves

Controlled burns are considered a natural resource manager’s most cost-effective tool available for managing natural communities. They help control invasive shrubs and trees. Without fire, buckthorn, honeysuckle and other aggressive non-native species invade local habitats and shade out native plants.

Visit the interactive map to see where they are burning today.

Time to Spring Forward

Daylight Savings Time begins on March 8th at 2 a.m. Time to move your clocks ahead one hour.

Did you know that this could be the last time you need to change your clocks?  The Illinois Senate passed an amendment which would make daylight saving time the year-round standard time of the entire State.  It’s still not definite yet, so we will just have to wait and see!