On March 30, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) district director Janita Stewart presented ARC Loan proceeds to two Simpson County small business owners. The businesses are Ballyhoo Gifts and Douglas Diamonds, and each received loans of $35,000.
(l.-r.): Janita Stewart, SBA district director; John Rankin, Steven Ammann and Chris Caughman of Peoples Bank; Wayne and Cinde Walker, owners of Ballyhoo; Rosetta Harris, SBA; Brenda Craft, Peoples Bank; and, Rhonda Fisher, SBA.
(l.-r.); Steven Amman and Brenda Craft, Peoples Bank; Janita Stewart, SBA district director; Rhonda Fisher, SBA; Chris Caughman, Peoples Bank; Rev. Havard McDonald, owner of Douglas Diamonds; Rhonda Welch, Peoples Bank; Minnie McDonald, co-owner of Douglas Diamonds; Teresa Bowen, Peoples Bank; and Rosetta Harris, SBA.