Frank LaRose Discusses Protecting Your Business, Voter Registration and More During Toledo Chamber’s Capitol Conversations
On Sept. 8, the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Capitol Conversation presented by AT&T series welcomed Frank LaRose, Ohio Secretary of State, to discuss issues currently impacting Ohio’s businesses.
In line with the goal of the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Northwest Ohio Business Reboot Initiative to help businesses throughout the region successfully reopen and retool through the COVID-19 pandemic, the chamber has been celebrating reopenings with ribbon cuttings throughout the region. The effort, called the Business Reboot Ribbon Cutting Blitz, is comprised of five-minute ribbon cuttings and is the perfect way to commemorate your business’ return to work, the office or retooling initiative.
The Ability Center Creates Accessibility Fact Sheet to Help Businesses Create Welcoming and Inclusive Space for People with Disabilities
While the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has provided guidelines to help give individuals with disabilities the same opportunities when accessing public accommodations since it was signed into law 30 years ago by President George H. W. Bush on July 26, 1990, there is still much work to do to encourage our community – and the world – to take proactive steps to create welcoming and inclusive spaces.
Recently, the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce hired four interns to assist with day-to-day tasks within the center. The internship will enable them to gain valuable, real-world experience with local small businesses.
Here at the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce, we're working hard to help promote a thriving business environment. Please join us in welcoming our newest members, who joined in March 2020. Don't forget to visit our Business Resources page, where you'll find all of the initiatives we're working on and supporting in order to help you succeed.
Yesterday, the Small Business Administration began to offer an advance of up to $10,000 on its Economic Injury Disaster Loan for businesses being disrupted by COVID-19. For businesses that are experiencing a temporary loss of revenue, funds should be made available within three working days of a successful application. The loan will not have to be repaid. You can apply for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan Advance by clicking here.
Governor DeWine signed House Bill 197 into law this afternoon. Among the provisions included is moving the state tax filing deadline to July 15.
Also today, the United States Congress approved the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). It is expected to be signed by President Trump soon.
While larger businesses have teams in place to plan and implement disruption plans, many smaller businesses typically do not have the same resources. The Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is available to assist small businesses in being prepared for an interruption in business operations, especially due to the recent spread of the Coronavirus. As events get canceled or supply chains interrupted, businesses need to be prepared for the effect these disruptions will have on their processes and workflows.
It’s common to prioritize health and fitness when setting wellness goals. While diet and exercise routines are essential, another great way to start is by knowing your biometric numbers. These are the important health scores that determine your overall health. Knowing these scores can help you identify your problem areas, set realistic goals and manage your health throughout the year.
Have you ever dreamed of experiencing the Acropolis Museum or sailing through the picturesque Corinth canal? Have you ever wanted to explore the stunning cities on Santorini and the ruins of Athens? Thanks to a partnership between the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce and travel organization Aventura World, now you can, and at an unbeatable price.