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ATTENTION CITRUS COUNTY!!!
THE AMERICAN RED CROSS HAS OPENED AN EMERGENCY SHELTER FOR THOSE DISPLACED BY HURRICANE IDALIA!
The shelter is located at The Bin Spot (1520 S Suncoast Blvd in Homosassa) and offers meals, beds, showers, and more to those in need. Individuals do not have to spend the night in order to use these amenities.
Resources for navigating the recovery process are available at the shelter, including a Mobile Outreach Team to assist with mental health counseling and spiritual care.
Citrus County would like to thank our partners for their efforts, giving special thanks to Ken Zarrillo (founder and CEO of Wholesalez.com) for donating the much-needed shelter space.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC)
will be opening for those affected by Hurricane Idalia.
The purpose of a DRC is to:
Apply for assistance.
Learn the status of your FEMA application.
Understand any letters you get from FEMA.
Find housing and rental assistance information.
Get answers to questions or resolve problems.
Get referrals to agencies that may offer other assistance.
Learn about Small Business Administration (SBA) loan programs.
Representatives from local government, not for profit agencies, and other local services will be present.
The DRC will be located at the following location:
West Citrus Community Center
8940 W Veterans Drive
Homosassa, Florida 34448
PLEASE NOTE: There will NOT be any services at the Crystal River National Guard Armory as originally planned. The West Citrus Community Center is the only location in Citrus County.
Hours and Days of Operation:
Monday, September 11, 1PM-7PM
Tuesday, September 12-24, 8AM-7PM
More days and times to be announced.
Need transportation to the DRC?
If you do not have a way to get a ride to the DRC, Citrus County Transit offers free services to transport residents from their home to the DRC. This is made by appointment only. Please call 352-527-7630 to make a reservation.
It is imperative that those who are affected by Hurricane Idalia at least make application for the Individual Assistance (IA) and Small Business Administration programs even if they do not ultimately go through with it. By not applying, you could jeopardize some ability to make application for future assistance or programs.
The Small Business Administration (SBA) can offer low interest, long term loans for people, nonprofits, and businesses. Even though the name SBA implies businesses, individual household member may still apply. The deadline for individuals is October 30, 2023, and for businesses, May of 2024. They offer loans for the uninsured or the underinsured.
Apply now as to not jeopardize any benefit you could be eligible for!
FRIDAY, October 20th, 2023
What is a Reverse Draw you ask? Well here’s the scoop…..
Two hundred (200) chance tickets will be sold. Tickets are $100 per ticket**, to include two (2) beverages and heavy hors d’oeuvres. Each ticket is entry for one to the venue. There will be random mystery prize chance tickets drawn throughout the evening.
The last FOUR ticket holders “standing” (remaining on the drawing board) will have the opportunity to discuss and determine splitting the grand prize of $5,000.00; or remaining in it to win it (all). Not available to be present on October 20th, you may assign a designated individual to make all ticket decisions on the evening of Friday October 20th.
Don’t miss out on the opportunity to be a part of this first of it’s kind in Citrus County event. Join us Friday, October 20th 2023.!
Chance tickets may be purchased: 1196 S Lecanto Highway, Monday-Thursday 9a-5p; Friday 9a-2p.
The Citrus County Building Alliance is comprised of building industry professionals and stakeholders, creating partnerships that engage, enhance, and protect the interest of association membership, local businesses and the Citrus County community by:
1. Promoting our members’ products and services.
2. Encouraging quality business practices.
3. Offering specialized education and training.
4. Using a proactive voice in government.
5. Supporting local charitable causes.