News for Chamber

Wednesday, April 01, 2020
The National Restaurant Association & Guy Fieri launch Restaurant Relief Fund!Through the Restaurant Employee Relief Fund, we will provide grants to restaurant industry employees who have been adversely impacted by COVID-19, financially, whether through a decrease in wages or loss of employment.Apply for a grant starting Thursday, April 2, 2020Each approved grant is $500, one per person onlySee ...read more
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Monday, March 30, 2020
We Are Here To Help! COVID-19 has and continues to have a major effect on individuals and businesses throughout the world. During these trying times, we want you to know that we are taking all precautions to protect our employees and customers. ServiceMaster of Salem is remaining open and we are available to respond to water losses, fire/smoke mitigation projects, mold remediation issues and ...read more
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Monday, March 30, 2020
  > Center 50+ Volunteers provide phone calls to participants on a weekly > basis, so that if need be, emergency contacts or a 911 call can be > made. Our goal is to help alleviate the isolation and loneliness that > many homebound seniors face. This program is available at no charge to > homebound seniors. Please see and share flier attached. > > Center 50+ has partnered with United Way ...read more
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Sunday, March 29, 2020
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Thursday, March 26, 2020
New measures were implemented on Monday, March 23rd, for all Oregon residents to Stay Home, Stay Safe. However, there are still those that are considered essential personnel and are required to go to work everyday.Summit Cleaning & Restoration has multiple methods of cleaning the virus and can take minimally invasive approaches as needed to accommodate facilities. Our process uses botanical based ...read more
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Wednesday, March 25, 2020
In support of your essential business, we will continue to fulfill your needs during this uncertain time.  Please contact your sales representative, or call 503-304-3525 with any questions.  In response to the recommendations by health officials and the executive order from our Governor, we have closed our doors to the public but we are still working for you.  Those who can do so effectively are ...read more
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Wednesday, March 25, 2020
EARLY LEARNING DIVISION SUPPORTS EMERGENCY CHILD CARE PROGRAMS IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19March 24, 2020TwitterFacebookShare News Release March 24, 2020 Media Contact: Melanie Mesaros, 503-856-6040 Early Learning Division Supports Emergency Child Care Programs in Response to COVID-19 (Salem, Ore) – As part of Governor Kate Brown’s Executive Order 20-12, child care providers have been ordered to ...read more
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Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Salem Saturday Market will be opening as scheduled on Saturday, April 4th with modified operating procedures to meet social distancing guidelines for the safety of our guests, vendors and staff.   Modified operations include: no tables/chairs, all prepared food must be “to go”, only 2 guests per booth at once while others wait on the “X” chalked at 6 ft. distances, vendors bag produce for ...read more
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Wednesday, March 25, 2020
 COVID-19 Resources for Oregon Businesses, Employers, Workers & Job Seekers   Resources for Businesses & Employers  GENERAL COVID-19 BUSINESS RESOURCE LISTS  Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources for Businesses Business Oregon offers a list of links and resources for Oregon businesses looking for assistance in the event of local, regional, or statewide economic impacts due to identified ...read more
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Friday, March 20, 2020
For Immediate Release: March 20, 2020 To Mid-Willamette Valley Small Business Owners: At the request of Governor Brown’s Regional Solutions Coordinator, a group of regional economic development partners has been formed to encourage efficient information sharing with the business community as resources are developed to help mitigate financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. This CORE group ...read more
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Thursday, March 19, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 18, 2020 CONTACT INFORMATION: Gail Kiles Krumenauer, Communications Director (503)947-1268 Video available at 5:00 PM COVID-19 Related Business Layoffs, Closures, and Unemployment Insurance Benefits The health and safety of workplaces is of utmost importance to the Oregon Employment Department, and the agency’s mission is to support business and promote ...read more
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Thursday, March 19, 2020
Chambers of Commerce across the Mid-Willamette Valley are working with staff in the Governor’s Office to collect information to document the economic impact in our communities.  To best support the recovery effort I am calling on all business owners to engage in this process.  Please take a few minutes and complete the attached survey.  We respect your privacy and guarantee all responses will be ...read more
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Thursday, March 19, 2020
Dear Keizer Area/Valley Businesses: First, thank you for taking the time to read this message.  I realize you are chasing and receiving an overload of information as this COVID-19 crisis unfolds throughout our community, while working to maintain your businesses and securing stability for your families.  This week has been filled with remarkable challenges for many small business owners,  ...read more
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Tuesday, March 17, 2020
With so many people stuck at home, and with kiddos out of school, we know the heating systems may be running over time and be even more crucial. If you notice your furnace, heat pump, ductless system, etc. has stopped working, or is acting up in any way, we want to help give people some peace of mind. We will be offering system diagnostics at no cost until further notice, and until things have ...read more
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Monday, March 16, 2020
For Immediate Release:Last week, Governor Brown put forward an executive order to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Oregon.  She issued Executive Order 20-05, which outlines rules that limit large public gatherings (250+) and ensure social distancing for the next four weeks. "Gatherings...include, but are not limited to, community, civic, public, leisure, faith-based, and sporting events, concerts, ...read more
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Monday, March 16, 2020
For Immediate Release:BAR/RESTAURANT CLOSURE AT 2PM ON 3/16/2020 Governor Kate Brown updated us with a new executive order that will be in effect on 3/17/2020 for four (4) weeks, entailing the following:A statewide cancellation of all events and gatherings larger than 25 people — exempting essential locations like workplaces, grocery stores, pharmacies, and retail stores. It's additionally ...read more
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