- September 28, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
Washington, Sept. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, visited Kings County, New York this past Saturday, September 25, touring parts of Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez’s district impacted by both the COVID-19 pandemic and Hurricane Ida.
Administrator Guzman spent the day traversing parts of Kings County with Congresswoman Velázquez, including the Brooklyn Navy Yard, Gowanus and Sunset Park, to see first-hand how SBA’s disaster relief efforts are assisting small business owners.
Administrator Guzman and Congresswoman Velázquez, Chairwoman of the U.S. House Small Business Committee, toured Brooklyn Navy Yard-based business, American Powered Air-Purifying Respirators (American PAPR), a veteran-led manufacturer of American-made personal protective equipment (PPE) and later toured a Hurricane Ida-impacted neighborhood tavern, Lucey’s Lounge in Gowanus.