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Guess who received federal ppp money

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jacki Bilsborrow Jul 27. 1 Reply

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Sugarloaf declares chapter 7

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian Hendrix Oct 5. 22 Replies

Just received notification that Sugarloaf has filed chap. 7 bankruptcy. Dear Sugarloaf Exhibitors,It is with a heavy heart that we announce that Sugarloaf Mountain Works, Inc. is forced to declare…Continue

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Brian Hendrix replied to R.C. Matteson's discussion Sugarloaf declares chapter 7
"Has anyone received anything from their bankruptcy claim?  It appears that the trustee liquidated several tractor trailers and other business equipment that SL owned and there might be other recoveries.  Im just curious if anyone has heard…"
Oct 5
Jacki Bilsborrow replied to R.C. Matteson's discussion Guess who received federal ppp money
"According to those rules they will probably have to pay that back."
Jul 27
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Jul 14
R.C. Matteson replied to C.C. Barton's discussion Cataract Surgery for 2D Artists - Recommendations on which kind is best
"Glad to help.  Good luck."
Jul 6
R.C. Matteson replied to C.C. Barton's discussion Cataract Surgery for 2D Artists - Recommendations on which kind is best
"I work 2 D and have one functioning eye. I had the good eye done this week.  After long deliberation I chose to hav3 my focal distance remain about the same at about 11 inches. This means that I read and work upclose without glasses and need…"
Jul 6
R.C. Matteson replied to R.C. Matteson's discussion Sugarloaf declares chapter 7
"I think your math is way low.  Probably closer to 350-400 exhibitors and $700 per show including elec.(another scam).  I also know of people who have paid fees for the spring of 2021 to get the discount.  I have heard of people being…"
Jun 22
Brian Hendrix replied to R.C. Matteson's discussion Sugarloaf declares chapter 7
"Because they can use bankruptcy to walk away from their problems today and restart later under another name. Look at the math.. say there were 300 booths at each show at an average price of $450. That is $135,000 in fees for each show.  There…"
Jun 22
Kelley Bowers replied to R.C. Matteson's discussion Sugarloaf declares chapter 7
"I don't think it was a scam, the government did shut everything down without a reopen plan. I think it was a perfect opportunity time wise, to get out of the business. The only part I'm having a hard time with is...why not offer it to…"
Jun 22
R.C. Matteson replied to R.C. Matteson's discussion Sugarloaf declares chapter 7
"I’m really sorry to hear that.  This whole thing is starting to smell like a scam.  The postponed dates never appeared on the venues calandars. I wonder if a fraud investigation could be started. "
Jun 22
Kelley Bowers replied to R.C. Matteson's discussion Sugarloaf declares chapter 7
"...I'm out $6500! I early paid for all 11 shows 2020. I don't know how they sleep at night knowing what they did to so many people. "
Jun 21
Brian Hendrix replied to R.C. Matteson's discussion Sugarloaf declares chapter 7
"FYI, when your bankruptcy papers arrive, they will come in a white envelope from BAE Systems which is process in the notices to all interested parties.  It may look like junk mail so watch for it.  Mine came on 6/20 but I live close by.…"
Jun 21
R.C. Matteson replied to R.C. Matteson's discussion Sugarloaf declares chapter 7
"I, for one, will make sure that if they come back exhibitors will know. Might even picket the show to let the customers know.  So much for my fantasy,  hope they eat sh#t and die. "
Jun 20
Brian Hendrix replied to R.C. Matteson's discussion Sugarloaf declares chapter 7
"I disagree, Connie.  The Verdiers made a nice living for many years off of the crafters who set up at their shows.  They could have saved the business by putting some money back into it -- just like many small business owners do when they…"
Jun 20
R.C. Matteson replied to R.C. Matteson's discussion Sugarloaf declares chapter 7
":-) thanks for the info"
Jun 16
R.C. Matteson replied to R.C. Matteson's discussion Sugarloaf declares chapter 7
"I filed a claim with my visa card as David suggested.  It will take up to 60 days to resolve and who knows how the bankruptcy will effect the outcome.  Thanks all for the guidance."
Jun 16
Connie Mettler replied to R.C. Matteson's discussion Sugarloaf declares chapter 7
"R. C., I responded to the Sugarloaf GoFundMe campaign to Save the Artists solicitation and sent some money a few months ago. Today I received a refund from GoFundMe of those $$ from GoFundMe. "
Jun 16

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At 12:42am on October 22, 2015, Connie Mettler said…

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