Where to go to learn more about flood recoveryThe last of four sessions to share information about long-term flood recovery will be held Thursday.
The last of four sessions to share information about long-term flood recovery will be held Thursday.
When: 8-10 a.m.
Where: Ordean Building Conference Room B/C, 424 W. Superior St., Duluth
Sponsor: Carlton County, St. Louis County, and the United Way of Greater Duluth, in collaboration with other United Ways in Northeastern Minnesota and Wisconsin, faith-based and social-service organizations, and various government agencies; the United Way of Greater Duluth is the fiscal agent of the Twin Ports Region Long Term Flood Relief Fund
A press briefing is scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday at One Roof Community Housing, 12 E. Fourth St., to offer an update on long-term recovery efforts, the status of the Twin Ports Region Long-Term Relief Fund, and the formation of the fund’s regional committee, which will help determine how the fund is distributed, among other things.
Financial assistance to help the Northland recover from the June floods is coming from various sources, including:
affected businesses (www.northlandfdn.org)
Ecolibrium3 to help lower-income homeowners assess damage and get it fixed; the foundation hopes to help pay for furnaces, water heaters, electrical systems and other components
disaster-recovery loans (www.sba.gov/content/applying-disaster-loan)