The North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation (NCMDC) recently approved a $6,700 loan to Marcia Gagliardi owner of Haley’s Antiques and Publishing located at 488 S Main St. in Athol.
Haley’s Antiques, established in 1953, has a large selection of eclectic antiques for sale and also provides estate appraisals services. Marcia, owner, inherited the business in 1987 then added the book publishing entity renaming the business to Haley’s Antiques and Publishing. Haley’s Antiques and Publishing operates from Marica’s 1787 Georgina colonial home. This working capital loan was provided to assist with COVID recovery. For more information on Haley’s Antiques and Publishing visit them Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Haley’s Antiques or call (978) 249-9400.
As a microloan lender, NCMDC can provide loans to small businesses up to $150,000 for work-ing capital, equipment, inventory, expansion and working with our banking partners to provide gap financing for the final piece of a project.
About the North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation
The North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation (NCMDC) is a non-profit economic development corporation with the mission of creating jobs and improving the economy. NCMDC is certified by the U.S. Small Busi-ness Administration (SBA), and the U.S. Department of the Treasury under the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Program. The NCMDC works in partnership with local banks, credit unions, chambers of commerce and area nonprofits to support emerging microenterprises, small businesses, and community projects in 76 communities in Worcester, Middlesex and Franklin Counties with loans and business assistance. Since 1996, the NCMDC has granted over $8,000,000 in loans to small businesses to help grow jobs and the economy in the region.
For more information about the NCMDC loan programs, please call 978.353.7607 or visit ChooseNorthCentral.com.