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Events

May 2020

COVID-19 Guide for Businesses

COVID-19 Guide for Businesses
from the
Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce

 
 

The GMCC is dedicated to assisting all of our Members get through these uncertain times. We are all in this together, and as a community with a strong local government and incredibly resilient businesses, we have no doubt that we will endure and come out the other side stronger and wiser. 

Please keep this resource on hand for important links to current information and updates. We have also included a business checklist to assist you when assessing the next steps for your business. Click here for full document with links and your business checklist.

 
 

SBA Disaster Assistance loans now approved for CT businesses! Click here

IRS Filing extensions: The Department of Revenue Services has extended deadlines for filing and payments associated with certain state business tax returns.
Details are on DRS website Click here

Unemployment assistance: Workers directly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic no longer must be actively searching for work. And employers who are furloughing workers can use the Department of Labor’s shared work program, which allows businesses to reduce working hours and have those wages supplemented with unemployment insurance. DOL has more info Click here

Don’t layoff, Work Share! - Check out this service from the DOL Click here

Latest information on the Corona Virus in CT Click here

Center for Disease Control Click here

 
 

GMCC OFFICE UPDATE

Our team is currently in the office but not accepting visitors unless appointment was previously approved. If you are planning on stopping in to the office and do not have an appointment, you are first required to call 860.646.2223 for policy status on receipt of visitors. Those in need of Certificate of Origins, you will also need to call first.

We are taking one day at a time. If at any point we need to vacate the office for further safety precautions, we have the resources to work remotely. We are practicing responsible social distancing, and ask that you seriously consider the same.

Social media can be a powerful and free tool, so we ask businesses who have updates they would like to share with the public, to share on our Facebook page here . (ex. ABC Restaurant offering free delivery, St. _____Church offering video masses beginning today, DEF Hardware Store now offering delivery for orders over $25, GHI Counseling offering video sessions, JKLFlorist now delivering to West of the RIver, Restaurant Z Corned Beef and Cabbage St. Patty's meal delivery or takeout, etc.)

We wish you all good health and strength to weather this difficult time. Please call us at 860.646.2223 or email staffgmcc@manchesterchamber.com.

Sincerely,
Your Chamber Team & Leadership

 

05/20/2020
GMCC, 20 Hartford Rd.
april@manchesterchamber.com




Tuesday May 5, 2020

Business Referral Group - Referral Renegades

BRG meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month.


Thursday May 7, 2020

Business Sustainability Q&A

Shelly Koehler of the CTSBDC will share updates and best practices to help you sustain our businesses through the pandemic.


Friday May 8, 2020

Business Referral Group - Friday Business Exchange

This BRG meets the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month.


Tuesday May 12, 2020

Business Referral Group - Silk City Super Stars

BRG group meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month.


Wednesday May 13, 2020

Ambassador Club Meeting

Ambassadors, RSVP for accurate headcount for lunch.


Thursday May 14, 2020

Business Sustainability Q&A

Shelly Koehler of the CTSBDC will share updates and best practices to help you sustain our businesses through the pandemic.


Friday May 15, 2020

Coming Back from Covid - A Business Recovery Zoom Conference

Participate in this virtual conference to gain insight on the resources needed to reopen your business and reopen Connecticut.


Tuesday May 19, 2020

Business Referral Group - Referral Renegades

BRG meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month.


Wednesday May 20, 2020

Executive Committee Meeting

Execs, RSVP to Lisa.


Friday May 22, 2020

Business Referral Group - Friday Business Exchange

This BRG meets the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month.


Tuesday May 26, 2020

Business Referral Group - Silk City Super Stars

BRG group meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month.


Wednesday May 27, 2020


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