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Mar 27
2020

Erica Dial

Congress has approved $350 billion in emergency loans for small businesses to help them keep workers employed. In fact, if small businesses maintain or later restore their payrolls, they may not have to repay some — or possibly any — of the loan. Here's a guide and checklist from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to help your small business through the process. read more

Mar 27
2020

Erica Dial

Congress has approved $350 billion in emergency loans for small businesses to help them keep workers employed. In fact, if small businesses maintain or later restore their payrolls, they may not have to repay some — or possibly any — of the loan. Here's a guide and checklist from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to help your small business through the process. read more

Mar 24
2020

Erica Dial

Gov. Jay Inslee issued an executive order tonight directing all residents to stay home unless they need to pursue an essential activity. The "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" order, which is similar to orders in other states, will ban all gatherings for social, spiritual and recreational purposes, and close all businesses except those deemed essential unless employees can work from home. The full list of sectors and workers deemed essential is available here. read more

Mar 19
2020

Erica Dial

Click on "Read Article" to get a comprehensive guide of information, resources and links to help you navigate the COVID-19 crisis. Note that the U.S. Small Business Administration is offering disaster loans (non-profits can apply too!) and other agencies are provided grants to qualified businesses. If you need any help, please reach out to us at the Chamber, we are here to help. #InThisTogether read more

Mar 19
2020

Erica Dial

The City of Seattle, Greater Seattle Partners, and the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce announced today they are distributing an Economic Impact Survey (www.greater-seattle.com/economic-impact-survey) to further capture the effects of COVID-19, also known as the novel coronavirus, on businesses and non-profits in King, Pierce, and Snohomish Counties. The Economic Impact Survey will identify early local and regional effects of COVID-19, inform strategies for regional economic recovery and development, and maximizing and allocating badly-needed federal and state recovery aid. Please click on "Read Article" to get to the link. Thank you! Please call if you have any questions. read more


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