BREMEN, Ind. (WNDU) – We’re listening to from a small enterprise proprietor in Bremen who says she is anxious about companies like her personal that aren’t capable of qualify for monetary help.
“It is a place the place you’re feeling at dwelling. You’re comfy, and that’s what we actually centered on whereas we have been shut down. We tried to remain optimistic,” ReNew You Spalon proprietor Kristen Walker stated.
Kristen Walker of Bremen owns ReNew You Spalon that provides the whole lot from therapeutic massage remedy to cosmetology companies, however whereas attempting to remain optimistic all through the pandemic, she says she is anxious for small companies like her personal.
“I’m very petrified of my battle and their battle as a result of if one enterprise goes down, when is the subsequent one going to go? When is it going to be my flip?” Walker stated.
Walker says she utilized for a Paycheck Safety Program mortgage however didn’t qualify since her enterprise doesn’t have a payroll. She additionally utilized for an Financial Harm Catastrophe mortgage and didn’t qualify for that one both.
“That was a crushing blow to me. That was arduous. I felt very defeated, and I believe that’s perhaps when it sunk in that I assumed, I may not make it,” Walker stated.
Walker says she is associates with a number of different enterprise homeowners on the town who’ve had related experiences, and he or she stresses the significance of purchasing small.
“Purchasing native exhibits that we care and also you care about us and we’re right here. It’s simply that group feeling of we’re going to make it collectively,” Walker stated.
Though Walker doesn’t know if or when she is going to obtain any monetary assist sooner or later, she is hopeful that she is going to have the ability to maintain her small enterprise up and operating.
“Whether or not we get a mortgage or not, we’re going to maneuver ahead and march ahead as a lot as we will, and hopefully we might be one of many survivors that may say we did it. We made it,” Walker stated.
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