Our nationwide and native economies are struggling to recuperate from a crippling pandemic, and the federal authorities just lately handed a brand new help invoice to assist companies which were paralyzed by closures and sickness. Now, after the siege of the USA Capitol, we now have even larger considerations about our financial future.
Each the Nationwide Producers Affiliation and the US Chamber of Commerce issued statements Wednesday condemning the assault, which occurred throughout a joint session of Congress. The actual fact is, enterprise cares loads concerning the power of our very important democratic establishments and the peaceable transition of energy. The entire world is watching and our companies in the USA are inextricably linked to companies world wide.
Enterprise thrives in a democracy as a result of our system of presidency gives the inspiration that instills in us each the liberty to be artistic and the need to be hard-working. Our economic system is constructed on the power of that democracy. As we work to beat a worldwide well being disaster and recuperate all financial sectors, it’s important now that our total nation reaffirms its dedication to our democratic processes. Jobs that make use of American employees depend upon sturdy authorities. As People, we’re at all times stronger collectively than we’re divided. Now could be the time to unite.
LOCAL WEB SEMINAR ABOUT THE NEW BUSINESS RELIEF PACKAGE
The Chamber of Commerce is happy to current the primary in a brand new sequence of Tuesday Speak packages for 2021 with a particular presentation on the brand new COVID help package deal and the way it will help native companies. Our particular visitor might be Courtney Curatolo, Ph.D., Director of the Small Enterprise Growth Heart at JCC. She’s going to speak about extra funds by way of the Paycheck Safety Program and the Financial Harm Catastrophe Mortgage Advance Grant Program and extra. This occasion will happen on-line at eight:30 am, Tuesday, January 19. Register on-line by way of the Home Calendar at www.chautauquachamber.org.
The Tuesday talks will happen periodically all year long as we are able to interact friends to supply useful info for our native enterprise neighborhood. We perceive that native entrepreneurs face quite a lot of issues each day associated to human sources, advertising and marketing, document preserving, gross sales, and extra. In case you have a subject that you just wish to have lined for an upcoming Tuesday speak present, please tell us. You’ll be able to ship an e mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE CHAMBER MAST ANNUAL MEETING IS JAN. 22
The Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce and the Southern Tier Producers Affiliation will maintain a joint annual assembly on Friday, January 22, 2021, with Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul because the keynote speaker.
This occasion marks the 20th anniversary of the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce and the 120th anniversary of the Southern Tier Manufacturing Affiliation. We hope you’ll be part of us on-line in celebrating these essential milestones. The Lieutenant Governor is a local of Western New York and a proud cheerleader for our area and we’re happy that she is ready to be part of us on this event.
The Chamber may even current its Pam Lydic Coalition Builder Award to Mike Abbate, former plant supervisor of the Cummins Jamestown Engine Plant. He was instrumental in 2020 in coordinating native emergency meals service suppliers to streamline communications and distribution, particularly when faculties and companies have been compelled to shut. The award is called in reminiscence of the primary president of the County Chamber of Commerce who labored diligently to unite varied organizations.
Representatives of each Boards of Administrators may even be elected. This joint Annual Assembly might be held on-line by way of Zoom at 12 midday on January 22. You’ll be able to register at any time at www.chamberrsvp.org.
OPEN DOORS JAMESTOWN SE VIRTUAL
Doorways Open Jamestown might be on-line this yr, with a enjoyable and fascinating expertise that invitations everybody to observe the crimson brick street to Pearl Metropolis.
With many sights that can’t present the complete Open Home expertise, the Jamestown Group Chamber of Commerce stays dedicated to selling the wide range of experiences and companies accessible in Jamestown. Quite a few volunteers are coming collectively to create an interactive on-line occasion for Digital Doorways Open on February 27, a enjoyable and interactive on-line expertise that highlights our unbelievable number of museums and sights! This occasion will embrace incentives to observe and take part and extra particulars might be introduced quickly.
As a part of this occasion, native Jamestown companies are inspired to supply their very own industrial content material. This is a chance to document your individual video to showcase your native enterprise. Movies will be as much as two minutes lengthy. Area is proscribed. All corporations all in favour of submitting a videotaped industrial should register now to order a spot. For extra info or to order a spot on your industrial, go to www.chautauquachamber.org/jamestown and click on on the Digital Doorways Open hyperlink. All companies within the 14701 ZIP code are eligible to take part. Movies should be excessive decision with good high quality audio and should be submitted by January 23rd.