New guidance is out regarding Round 2 of the Paycheck Protection Program. To help you better understand these changes, Union County President Pat Kahle spoke with Levi Kinard, Economic Development Specialist and Walter Lara-Figuero Lender Relationship Specialist from the Small Business Administration. They discuss the added eligible entities and use of the funds, along with what you need to do to prepare and apply efficiently.
Many of you have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. The CDC, County Health Department, as well as Atrium Health and Novant Health have provided a wealth of information about that. You can access that information at the links below.
Small Businesses were hit particularly hard by the COVID-19 outbreak. But Union County is a resilient community full of strong, innovative people and businesses. We celebrated Union County Small Business Strong May 11-15 to support and strengthen our local small businesses. Click below to read stories of Chamber members who pivoted instead of panicking, and find out how you can support local small businesses.
As North Carolina moves through the phases of reopening, we want to provide our businesses and community with helpful information and resources to help them open safely, successfully, and rebound economically.