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Here are the highlights from today:
- Welcome Back to Businesses Opening Today
- PPP Loan Forgiveness Video
- Driver's License Renewals
- Local PPE Suppliers
- Small Business Promotion Opportunity
Local Business Information
Click here for information from local suppliers about PPE and other items you may need to reopen your business.
Are you a Supplier of Items Needed by Businesses to Reopen?: If you are a local supplier where businesses can obtain PPE or other needed supplies to open their business, please let us know by clicking on our survey. We will include you to our “Local Suppliers List for PPE and Items Needed to Reopen” list.
Do you Need PPE or Other Items for your Business?: If you are a local business needing to find a supplier, please take a moment to complete our survey to let us know what you need and will send you any information we have about where you can find the supplies.
Please let us Know How your Opening is Going: The Paducah Chamber is being asked by others in the community how it is going with your re-opening process and how customers are reacting to the reopening. Please help us to know what you are seeing by answering this five question survey.
OPPORTUNITIES TO PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS!
Small Business Promotion Opportunity: Lamar Advertising has partnered with the Paducah Chamber to provide one local small business a 4-week digital billboard AT NO COST to the business owner! For your chance to win this incredible prize, click here and complete the information requested. A drawing will be held on Wednesday, June 10 to select a winner. Additional advertising specials are also available. Click here for details.
Share Your Reopening with the Chamber’s Social Media Followers: We want to help celebrate your reopening! It’s easy! 1) Include your business name, hours and website on this template; 2) Print the flyer; 3) Snap a quick picture and 4) Submit the photo to Kelly Davis. We will post your photo on our social media outlets to help share the great news of your reopening!
Chamber’s “Ready to Reopen” Video: As a business owner, if you would like to share with everyone what you have done to prepare to reopen, please send us a video from inside your store describing how you have prepared to greet your customers and that you are “Ready to Reopen.” If you need some assistance, we can help guide you through creating the video tour of your business. Contact us here.
Small Business Membership: Innovations Branding House is sponsoring a one-year paid membership to the Paducah Chamber for Kirchhoff's Bakery!
Informational Conference Call/Webinar Schedule -
Kentucky Chamber Webinar: The Impact of COVID-19 on Access to Child Care in Kentucky
Join the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and KCTCS on Wednesday, May 27th at 1:00 pm (CST) for a discussion on how the current health crisis is impacting access to child care in Kentucky. The discussion will feature:
- Shannon Gilkey, Vice Chancellor of Academics & Workforce.at KCTCS
- Sarah Vanover, Director of the Division of Child Care in the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services
- Bradley Stevenson, Executive Director of the Child Care Council of Kentucky
- Julia Barfield, Senior Manager of Policy and Programs at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Center for Education and Workforce.
* If you are not able to register because the participant limit has been reached, or you have a time conflict, you will be able to access the recording on the Kentucky Chamber's website after.
Click here for the Unemployment and Reopening Webinar Replay
Click here for a message from members of the Chamber Board of Directors and Staff.
Here’s a message from our 2020 Chair of the Board, Chad Beyer with i5 design group.
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