Twisted Turtle Receives SBA Funding For Olyphant Yogurt Shop

Twisted Turtle LLC received a $175,000 Small Business Administration (SBA) loan that was used for start-up costs to open a frozen yogurt shop in Olyphant, creating 10 jobs. The Lackawanna County Commissioners presented Gary McDonough, center, owner, with a check for $3,937.50 to cover the loan’s closing costs. The Commissioners established the SBA Fee Waiver program to promote small business growth and to encourage the creation of family-sustaining jobs.

L-r, George Kelly, the County’s Director of Economic Development; Commissioner Corey D. O’Brien; Mr. McDonough; Commissioner Jim Wansacz; and Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley.