Hello Caswell Business Community,
These are unsettling times for everyone and please know that the Caswell County Chamber of Commerce is doing our best to keep you updated here, via email and on our Facebook page. We have been attending video sessions with our local/state government and legislative representatives to stay as informed as possible. A special thanks to the chambers of commerce of Chapel Hill-Carrboro and Roxboro-Person County for sharing information and updates with us in Caswell too.
Working remotely for now, please note that we are still online with emailing. Email is the best form of communication right now, as we work through these challenging times. Amanda@CaswellChamber.org. If your business has a change in operating hours, a promotion, ad or announcement please forward that to us and we will be happy to get that information out to our community.
For the most updated information on COVID-19:
REGIONAL UPDATE: https://www.ncdhhs.gov/
NATIONAL UPDATE: https://www.cdc.gov/
Links that you can click on that may be of assistance to you and your businesses. We will continue to add information as we receive it.
Understanding the Impact of Unemployment Insurance Changes in Executive Order 118
On March 17, Governor Roy Cooper issued an executive order limiting operations of restaurants and bars, and broadening unemployment insurance benefits. To learn more about what the unemployment insurance changes mean to your members, including detail on the provision that employers will not be responsible for benefits paid as a result of the coronavirus, click here for recommendations from the experts at CAI.
SBA Grants NC Request for Disaster Declaration to Support Small Businesses
The U.S. Small Business Administration granted Governor Roy Cooper’s request for a disaster declaration for small businesses that are suffering economic losses due to the new Coronavirus, COVID-19. Read more.
Use Your Time on Social Media to Conquer Hunger
As we all work on social distancing, many are turning to social media. You can turn that engagement into action by posting a selfie to either Instagram or Twitter with the hashtags #ServeWithASelfie and #FoodLion. For every post made, Food Lion will donate 5 meals to your local food bank, up to 2,500 meals. Be sure to make your post public!
Preparing Your Business for the Threat of Coronavirus
Mar 25, 2020
Wed 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Is your business prepared for the Coronavirus? Let our panel of experts in business continuity, supply chain, and healthcare help you respond to and prepare. These experts will take questions and discuss how to ready existing business owners for the potential effects of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Information shared will be invaluable to local business in providing strategies to help minimize susceptibility for future disruptions beyond illness spread such as market fluctuations and weather-related natural disasters. Fee: No Cost
Thank you all for your continued support.
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