News for Covid - 19

Friday, January 08, 2021
WASHINGTON – TheU.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Treasury Department, announced today that the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will re-open the week of January 11 for new borrowers and certain existing PPP borrowers. To promote access to capital, initially only community financial institutions will be able to make First Draw PPP Loans on Monday, January 11, and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Covid - 19, Political, Small Business, Community, Economic, Press Release
Friday, January 08, 2021
 The Chemeketa SBDC will be hosting a webinar to provide business owners with information regarding additional federal funds available to them. There will be a Q & A portion, as well. New Federal Stimulus Package: What You Need to KnowCongress passed another relief package making several changes to key programs that provide financial support to small businesses:Changes to the original Paycheck ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release, Chamber, Covid - 19, General News Article, Small Business
Thursday, January 07, 2021
Marion and Polk counties are pleased with the significant progress of COVID-19 vaccinations in our counties and proud to partner with Salem Health and West Valley Hospital on expanded opportunities for vaccination clinics moving forward. As of Jan. 4, 2021, 4,694 Marion County residents have received vaccines and 1,370 Polk County residents have received vaccines.Marion County Commissioner Kevin ...read more
Categories: Covid - 19, Press Release, Chamber
Wednesday, January 06, 2021
I wanted to reach out and provide some updates as we open 2021 as the last couple of weeks have been…busy… in Washington D.C.  For starters, Senator Jeff Merkley was sworn in yesterday for his third term and we are looking forward to continuing to serve Oregonians.  If interested, Senator Merkley’s press release talks about some of his overarching priorities for the 117th Congress, which, in ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release, Chamber, Covid - 19, Political, Small Business
Wednesday, January 06, 2021
COVID-19 Update! Blake Epp, our Campus Executive Director, and our amazing team at Avamere Court had scheduled our first “Vaccine Clinic” yesterday 1/4/2021---   We partnered with Walgreens and were able to have an all-day “vaccine clinic” in each building within our 5-acre campus…   Blake Epp (ED ) commented this morning, “the vaccination clinic provided 218 doses yesterday (1/4/221)  to ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Covid - 19, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, January 06, 2021
Small Business Update: More on PPP Loans and the Employee Retention Tax Credit In our second Small Business Update, U.S. Chamber Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer, Neil Bradley, and Jeanette Mulvey, Content Director at CO—, discuss additional stimulus details.By: Sean Ludwig, Contributor With the nearly $900 billion coronavirus stimulus billbeing signed into law on December 27, ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Covid - 19, Human Interest, Small Business, Chamber, Economic, Political