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COVID-19 News & Resource Archive

COVID 19 Post/News Archive April 16, 2020 - Thank you to the US Chamber and Kevin Courtois for speaking with the Chambers of the Alleghenies about the CARES Act and other issues of interest to the region's business community.  Learn more from the US Chamber, including the powerpoint presentation, important links to US Chamber resourceds [...]

By |2020-04-17T14:48:17-04:00April 17th, 2020|News|Comments Off on COVID-19 News & Resource Archive

PA Chamber Announces Bringing PA Back Initative

New initiative will focus on ways to energize the Commonwealth’s economy   HARRISBURG - As the Commonwealth works to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, the PA Chamber is taking the lead on helping businesses re-open their facilities safely and jumpstart the economy through a new initiative, “Bringing PA Back.” “The COVID-19 pandemic has brought forth an [...]

By |2020-04-17T16:23:39-04:00April 17th, 2020|Events|Comments Off on PA Chamber Announces Bringing PA Back Initative

US Chamber CARES Act Presentation & Path Forward Resource Links

Thank you to Kevin Courtois and the US Chamber for an excellent presentation on the CARES act, during our Chambers of the Alleghenies Zoom Call April 16th, covering details of PPP & EIDL and much more, including lots of questions from members of the region's Chambers of Commerce. The presentation is available here: US Chamber [...]

By |2020-04-17T13:57:00-04:00April 17th, 2020|Events|Comments Off on US Chamber CARES Act Presentation & Path Forward Resource Links

Pennsylvania Launches COVID-19 Job Hiring Portal

April 13, 2020 - Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvanians looking for work can now find life-sustaining businesses that are hiring through a new online COVID-19 job portal the Department of Labor & Industry is launching today. “Many life-sustaining businesses across Pennsylvania are hiring and this new portal will help connect them with people looking for a [...]

By |2020-04-13T16:20:39-04:00April 13th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Pennsylvania Launches COVID-19 Job Hiring Portal

Unemployment Compensation Update

April 8, 2020 An Update on Unemployment Compensation from the Office of PA Representative Jesse Topper The US Department of Labor has released new guidance on the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (benefits for those not eligible for regular UC) and Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (the extra $600/week), including business owners and independent contractors. Please be aware [...]

By |2020-04-13T16:02:15-04:00April 8th, 2020|Events, News|Comments Off on Unemployment Compensation Update

Faith Community Offers Easter Messages

The Faith Community of Bedford County will come together spiritually while keeping a safe distance physically to celebrate the most holy day of the Christian calendar: Easter Sunday (April 12th.)  and An online Easter Celebration is being compiled, including many Bedford County pastors providing passages and prayers of the season. A video is being produced [...]

By |2020-04-13T08:01:47-04:00April 8th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Faith Community Offers Easter Messages

SBA Info Including Paycheck Protection Program

March 31, 2020 - Details and Resources re: SBA Federal Disaster Loans/Payroll Protection Program The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses in your state that are suffering substantial economic loss as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Eligibility for Economic Injury Disaster Loans is [...]

By |2020-04-03T11:07:32-04:00April 3rd, 2020|News|Comments Off on SBA Info Including Paycheck Protection Program

TELE-TOWN-HALL with Congressman John Joyce

TELE-TOWN-HALL Conference Call With Congressman John Joyce Small business owners and local community leaders in Pennsylvania's 13th Congressional District are invited to participate in a conference call regarding Congressional response to COVID-19, including the Paycheck Protection Program and other opportunities for assistance for the business community. Friday, April 3, at 1pm  (Dial-in early as space [...]

By |2020-04-03T09:09:12-04:00April 1st, 2020|Events|Comments Off on TELE-TOWN-HALL with Congressman John Joyce

UDNI Offers Remote Resources for Businesses

Are you prepared to productively work remote without compromising security? As COVID19 continues to shut down businesses, UDNI is ready to assist central Pennsylvania in managing the crisis effectively and efficiently by providing the necessary toolsets to succeed while all onboarding / implementation costs are waived and first 2 months of services are free up [...]

By |2020-03-31T09:33:30-04:00March 31st, 2020|Events|Comments Off on UDNI Offers Remote Resources for Businesses

CARES Act Resources for Small Businesses

March 30, 2020 -- UPDATED: Resources for Small Businesses Applying for SBA Loans in the wake of the sweeping CARES Act, passed March 27, 2020. These benefits are in addition to the previously announced resources.  (FAMILY FIRST Act.)   The legislation is specifically designed to streamline the application process and get relief (funds) to small businesses [...]

By |2020-03-30T17:24:15-04:00March 30th, 2020|Events, News|Comments Off on CARES Act Resources for Small Businesses