The shirts feature the “LIVE.LOCAL.HUNTSVILLE” slogan, with various styles for men and women. All of the proceeds from the sales, and any extra donations made, will go into the fund to be distributed to local hospitality and retail workers.
The Paycheck Protection Program provides small businesses with funds to pay up to eight weeks of payroll costs including benefits. Funds can also be used to pay interest on mortgages, rent, and utilities.
Born Ready was developed to empower parents and caregivers to teach their children, and that means we’ve got your back no matter what challenges arise. Having help is more important than ever as schools and workplaces are closing and families are more confined to their homes. This is an initiative of the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education.
The race supports childhood genetic disorders research at HudsonAlpha, which is providing answers -- and hope -- to children like Violet Monson of Montgomery, AL. She is this year's Childhood Champion.
Charity Tracker is a tool for nonprofits, churches, government agencies, schools and others. This tool allows organizations to communicate with each other and the community about the needs it is facing through a single, easy-to-use platform.
Neil Bradley, Executive Vice President & Chief Policy Officer for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, highlighted the provisions of the CARES Act that are applicable to 501(c)(3) nonprofits. The major provisions include delay of payroll tax remittance, Employee Retention Credit, Paycheck Protection Program, SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans, and paid sick and FMLA leave (Phase 2).
Retailers such as WalMart, Kroger, and Publix say they are in need of retail clerks and employees to keep the shelves stocked and clean for shoppers. Local delivery for companies like Instacart and DoorDash give people a way to work flexible schedules and bring groceries or meals to residents who may be at high risk or can't leave to go to the store.
David Spillers, CEO of Huntsville Hospital, joined us to talk about how the hospital system is preparing for the coming weeks. Please help alleviate this potential burden by practicing social distancing with your family. Please encourage your employees to do the same.
This month's cover story is on Educator Engagement. Learn how teachers, career counselors and principals benefit from programs the Chamber hosts in connection with our partners. It's all about sharing information with our upcoming workforce!