‘We feel like we can sleep better at night’: Small businesses awarded grants through Greater Williamsburg Small Business Relief Fund

December 21, 2020

Virginia Gazette

By Alex Perry

Gabrielle Mueller and Karen Hampton co-own the Edgewood Outfitters store at 5709 Richmond Road in the Williamsburg Premium Outlets. The two friends and business partners have been anxious about sales in the months ahead because of the coronavirus pandemic.

But on Monday, Mueller and Hampton got some good news.

About a month ago, they applied for a $3,000 forgivable loan through the Greater Williamsburg Small Business Relief Fund, which was established in April by the Virginia 30 Day Fund, the Williamsburg Community Foundation and the Greater Williamsburg Partnership, which represents the economic development authorities for Williamsburg, James City and York counties.

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