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Local PPP Success Stories

Jun 18, 2020
Press Release

Small businesses are the bedrock of American life, employing our friends, neighbors, and nearly half of California’s workforce. The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) has helped save tens of millions of American jobs, but that doesn't even begin to tell the full story.

Hear the powerful testimonies directly from a few of our neighbors about how the great American comeback is already underway.

Highlights are below, or you can watch the video in its entirety here:




Juan Avila of Garden Pathways"The Paycheck Protection Program, also known as PPP through the federal CARES Act, provided that financial intervention that our pre-school needed to survive and thrive as we work through this."

Pam Grattan of Center for Athletic Training Success (CATS): "We are a small, locally-owned and operated gymnastics facility....we're a family here, and with receiving these funds, we've been able to bring our employees back to work."

Caiti and Jake Whitfield of Flight Line Tap Room: "The important thing about PPP was that we were able to pay our employees."

Pastor Roger Spradlin of Valley Baptist Church: "[The Paycheck Protection Program] is supporting individual Americans that need to pay their bills."