BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Maryland-based Sandy Spring Bank announced it has helped more than 4,900 small businesses secure more than $1 billion in loans for the Paycheck Protection Program.

This will help more than 100,000 employees stay on the job.

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CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE:

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Sand Spring Bank, headquartered in Montgomery County, will continue to process applications.

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