Monday, April 27, 2020

Brookline cheese shop gives raises thanks to federal stimulus money

Boston Business Journal
Jenn Mason’s relationship manager from Citizens Bank called her two Fridays ago, in tears, with great news: the Brookline-based specialty cheese shop had received its federal PPP funding in full.

By that Sunday, Mason had signed paperwork electronically, and the following Tuesday, the $36,200 was in the company’s bank account.

Mason opened Curds & Co. in 2017 with her husband Matt, and the couple had self-financed the company up until this year. The couple has taken a home equity loan, and at the beginning of March had begun exploring a business loan with Citizens (NYSE: CFG). . . . more