March 6, 2013

State of Alabama
Press Release: Alabama Department of Commerce

Protect Your Business from Spring Weather Threats



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News Release

Advisory Date:  March 5, 2013

Contact: Carol Chastang (202) 205-6987

Advisory Number: MA13-05

Internet Address:

Get business continuity tips at a free webinar hosted by SBA & Agility

WASHINGTON – Winter snows are sometimes followed by floods.  Severe storms—sometimes in the form of deadly tornadoes or massive rainfall—can wreak havoc across the U.S. during spring.  

There are many low-cost, efficient steps you can take now to make sure your company, clients and employees are safe in the months to come.  Join the U.S. Small Business Administration and Agility Recovery on Tuesday, March 12 at 2 p.m. EDT for a free webinar on best practices for mitigating spring weather risks.  These preparedness tips are based on real-life recovery experiences from business owners.

The SBA has partnered with Agility to offer business continuity strategies through its “PrepareMyBusiness” website. Visit to access previous webinars and for 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

What: “Preparing for Severe Spring Weather” - A presentation from Agility CEO Bob Boyd, followed by a question and answer session.

 Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. EDT

How: Space is limited. Register at

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