April 1, 2020

Dr. Karen Landers of ADPH discusses dining options, cleaning

Today's daily Chamber call featured Dr. Karen Landers of the Alabama Department of Public Health. It's also Census Day, so please make sure you respond to your Census form.
April 1, 2020

Governor Ivey to Small Businesses: Act Now

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey urges our state's small businesses to act now to receive funding relief.
April 1, 2020

New Disaster Loan + PPP Application Webinars

Here are some upcoming webinars for the SBA & PPP applications. These are very helpful, and will cover several of the recent announcements that apply to your business.
April 1, 2020

@QuaranTEAM T-shirts to raise money for retail, hospitality workers

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.
April 1, 2020

Is your company in search of a cleaning service?

Before you hire a cleaning service, please read the CDC guidelines we've included in this article.
April 1, 2020

Emergency supplies needed to help our hospitals stock up

Here is more information if you would like to help donate supplies such as masks, isolation gowns, gloves, face shields, or other materials.
April 1, 2020

Support Our Restaurants: Many Offering Increased Take-Out, Delivery Services

Please support our local restaurants. Many have shifted to offer delivery and take-out service, and they need your business.
April 1, 2020

Emergency Supplies: Can Your Business Help?

Does your company have the capability to manufacture masks, medical gowns or other personal protective equipment (PPE)? Here's information on how to proceed.
March 31, 2020

Small Business Paycheck Protection Program

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.
March 31, 2020

Chamber Web Call: March 31, 2020

Madison Mayor Paul Finley shares updates about the importance of social distancing right now. It is critical that we work together to lighten the load on our hospitals in the coming days.
March 31, 2020

The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act

Struggling to get started, understanding how the CARES act applies to your business? Here is some FAQ to help point you in the right direction.
March 31, 2020

Born Ready: Educational resources for parents and caregivers

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.
March 31, 2020

Annual Double Helix Dash 5K, supporting childhood genetic disorders, goes virtual this year

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.
March 31, 2020

Marketing Tips for April – Social Media Calendar & Website Checklist

As you look ahead to the coming month, here's a great tool to use to keep your marketing efforts on track during this difficult time.
March 31, 2020

More Than 100 Local Agencies Using Charity Tracker

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.
March 31, 2020

Provisions of the CARES Act that are applicable to 501(c)(3) Nonprofits

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).
March 31, 2020

We’re all in this together… six feet apart!

Updated March 31, 2020 During this global health and economic crisis, the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber is committed to providing support […]
March 30, 2020

Grocery Clerks & Delivery Drivers Needed

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.
March 30, 2020

Chamber Web Call: March 30, 2020

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.
March 30, 2020

Initiatives – April 2020

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!