Information on COVID-19 for the Huntsville/Madison County, Alabama community, including business resources.

January 14, 2021

Alabama SBDC Network PPP Second Draw Webinar – Jan. 15th at 11 a.m.

Happening tomorrow, Jan.15th, at 11 AM! Join the Alabama SBDC Network for a PPP Second Draw Webinar. Register here.    […]
January 11, 2021

PPP Round 2 Portal is Open; Learn more in our Jan. 19 Zoom Meeting

Join us on Tuesday, Jan. 19 on our monthly Zoom call with membership. You'll hear from Roderick Perkins, SBA Lead Lender of Relations & Economic Development, about the second round of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). We have updates on what you should prepare now for your application.
December 9, 2020

Governor Ivey Extends Safer at Home Order

Governor Kay Ivey issued her twentieth supplemental emergency proclamation extending the Safer at Home Order that includes a statewide mask requirement. Individuals will be required to wear a mask or other facial covering when in public and in close contact with other people, as described in the order. This order extends until Friday, January 22, 2021 at 5 p.m.
December 8, 2020

Web Call (Dec. 8) – School updates, COVID numbers and more

Craig Williams, Chief Communications Officer for Huntsville City Schools, was our guest on our monthly Zoom call on Dec. 8.
November 24, 2020

Special COVID-19 Briefing

Our community’s fight against COVID-19 is at a critical point. Our health leaders gave a special update on November 24 […]
November 18, 2020

Web Call (Nov. 18) – COVID rates rising again, caution urged as we approach holidays

Hospitals are becoming strained as we approach the holidays. It is time to get serious, as hospital leaders and health officials urge us to do what we can to stop the spread of COVID-19 in our community. Please wear your mask, wear it over your nose and mouth, and take this seriously.
November 18, 2020

Gov. Ivey Announces New Funding for Coronavirus Relief

$200 million of the State’s CARES Act funding is being dedicated to providing grants of up to $20,000 to reimburse qualifying entities for business interruption expenses. This funding is for businesses, non-profit, and faith-based organizations.
September 30, 2020

Alabama’s Safer at Home order extended through Sunday, Nov. 8

Keep masking up -- Governor Kay Ivey has extended the Safer at Home Order until Sunday, Nov. 8 at 5 p.m. There is a new guidance for nursing homes and visitors.
September 28, 2020

Toyota announces $200K grant to support local e-learning

The Toyota USA Foundation is donating $200,000 to Huntsville City Schools, Madison City Schools and Madison County Schools for devices and internet access to help students with distance learning.
September 23, 2020

Web Call (Sept. 23): Corporate Innovation Centers in Huntsville

Mary Scott Hunter, Corporate Advisor for INTUITIVE, and Dr. Neal Lovell, Solutions Vice President of SAIC, joined us to talk about their companies' corporate innovation centers.
September 16, 2020

Web Call (September 16): Jody Singer, Matt Massey

We were happy to have Jody Singer, Director of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, and Matt Massey, President of the Alabama School of Cyber Technology & Engineering on our call!
September 11, 2020

Small Business Owners: Make your voice heard!

The Federal Reserve is conducting a national survey of small businesses. This survey amplifies the voices of small businesses and […]
September 9, 2020

Web Call (September 9): Lee Shaw, Madison City Schools

Lee Shaw is Business Development Director for Madison City Schools. She joined our weekly call to talk about how the system is phasing students back in. Madison started on September 8, and our other two public systems will start to phase students back on Sept. 14.
September 2, 2020

Web Call (September 2): NASA Test Firing, Huntsville Development Update

During our weekly call with members, we took a moment to watch NASA's SLS Booster Test. We also got an update on various commercial and road projects around Huntsville with Kathy Martin, the City's Director of Engineering.