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Watertown Local Development Corp. Launches Small Business Loan Program

On Tuesday, April 21, 2020 the Watertown Local Development Corporation Board of Directors approved an emergency loan program for City businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The “Emergency Working Capital Loan Program” will allow eligible privately owned for-profit businesses to borrow up to $10,000 for emergency working capital needs.

Interested businesses can contact Watertown Local Development Corporation CEO Don Rutherford at 315-786-3494 or 315-771-9600, or by emailing him at



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