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    Tuesday, March 31, 2020
    For Immediate Release  Contact: Tanya Arja                Office of Communications                813-272-4060  State Leaders Extend School Closures Across the State Through May 1  Tampa, Fla. – (March 30, 2020) – Following guidance from the Florida Department of Health and the CDC, state leaders announce school closures across the state are now extended through May 1. Here is what this closure ...read more
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    Monday, March 30, 2020
    The US Chamber of Commerce just released a guide to available funding based on the latest bills to pass Congress. It can be found HEREAs you consider the best possible options for your business moving forward, we encourage you to make an appointment with our local SBDC. They will discuss the best possible programs available to you based on the effects of COVID-19 on your business. You can contact ...read more
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    Friday, March 27, 2020
    The U.S. Small Business Administration South Florida District Office will host virtual office hours to answer questions about the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program. In addition to the virtual office hours, the District Office will also be hosting webinars twice daily to help small businesses navigate the disaster loan application. Details about the webinars coming soon!  In the ...read more
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    Friday, March 27, 2020
    Applications must be submitted via online or by mail   Due to the widespread impact of coronavirus (COVID-19), the application process for the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan program changed this week.   Effective immediately, eligible small businesses interested in applying for the Bridge Loan program, a short-term loan designed to help business owners bridge the gap between ...read more
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    Friday, March 27, 2020
    COVID-19 and Workers Compensation: What You Need to Know - Frequently Asked Questions By NCCI InsightsClick here for details March 26, 2020 NCCI has received numerous questions in the last few weeks regarding COVID-19 and the impact it may have on the workers compensation industry. These frequently asked questions (FAQs) are intended to be the start of a series of responses that will address ...read more
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    Friday, March 27, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   TECO COMPANIES DONATE $1 MILLION TO CHARITIES TO HELP DURING PANDEMICShare program will be able to help thousands of customers  Tampa, Fla. (March 26, 2020) – To help the community during this unprecedented time of uncertainty, Tampa Electric and TECO Peoples Gas are donating $1 million to local charities that will benefit people financially affected by the pandemic.The ...read more
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    Thursday, March 26, 2020
    WE ARE HERE FOR YOU To serve and strengthen our community. The YMCAs of Tampa Bay are offering all-day youth relief care for essential workers at 21 Y locations to help support the children of healthcare and emergency response professionals who are playing important roles combating the coronavirus. Our Y staff will intentionally teach and encourage good hand hygiene, respiratory etiquette and ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 24, 2020
    A MESSAGE FROM YOUR CHAMBER PRESIDENT RE: CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)     24 March 2020    Dear Board of Directors, Chamber Members, and Plant City Community:                    I am writing today as our community faces an unprecedented challenge. I have no doubt that you’ve been inundated with information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its affect on us on a local, state, national, and ...read more
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    Monday, March 23, 2020
    Webinar: The State of Business with COVID-19 Thursday, March 26th | 11am   Click here to register   This webinar will feature 4 panelists and a moderator to look at the impact on business from COVID-19. It will share the different ways that businesses can respond/adapt, as well as resources that are available, and things they should know about HR and employment efforts. Space is limited, ...read more
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    Monday, March 23, 2020
    Dear valued members, thanks to our partnership with the South Tampa Chamber, you are being invited to participate in a special virtual learning opportunity.How to Successfully Work & Lead RemotelyIn this webinar you will learn:-Strategies for set up-Habits to follow-DOs & DON’TsTime will be given for Q&A. Presenter: Debbie Lundberg, Presenting Powerfully by Debbie Lundberg  Debbie Lundberg ...read more
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    Friday, March 20, 2020
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    Thursday, March 19, 2020
    Click here to read the latest Health Insurance Coverage Updates amid COVID-19
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    Wednesday, March 18, 2020
    Plant City we're here to support you. Our staff have been on the phones with our restaurant members confirming those who are offering curbside/to go/take out options. Below you will find detailed information about our member restaurants and the ways they are serving our community through this uncertain time. Please share & help spread the word! This information is current as of 03/18/2020 at ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 17, 2020
    17 March 2020Plant City, FL  Re: COVID-19 + Resources for your Business    We have no doubt that you've received a lot of information in the past few weeks regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19). Below are a couple of resources for your business as we navigate this uncertain time. Please know that your Chamber team has been working diligently on your behalf and we will continue to share ...read more
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