Optimism

Tim Burg Economic Development, Monday Memo

Most days is fairly easy for me to be an optimist.  In the business of economic development, we are fortunate to see what is before us more often than those things that impede us.   While the COVID-19 pandemic has thrown a big monkey wrench into all of our plans, we WILL overcome this and come roaring back stronger than …

Virtual Job Fair for Employers with Shawnee Forward

Jeremy Davidson Job Fairs, Jobs, Virtual Job Fair

Shawnee Forward, Inc. is hosting a Virtual Job Fair where prospective employees can learn more about your business and employment opportunities. Visit https://bit.ly/2wSrulJ to complete the Employer Virtual Job Fair Application Form. If you have any questions please contact Shawnee Forward, Inc. Marketing and Events Director Jeremy Davidson at (405) 273-6092. What You Will Need:-A brief description of your company.-What positions are you hiring for?-Full-time? Part-time?-Benefits available?-Salary …

Golden Corral On the Go

Golden Corral “On the Go” Grocery Service Now Available

Jeremy Davidson Uncategorized

Golden Corral here in Shawnee Golden Corral will begin their “On the Go” Grocery curbside service this Saturday, March 28, 2020 between 2:00pm-7:00pm. Their new hours of operation after that will be Mon/Wed/Fri/Sat 2:00pm-7:00pm. You can call ahead and place your order or drive up, place order, and drive off with your groceries. You never need to get out of …

Workplace Implications of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act by McAfee and Taft

Jeremy Davidson COVID-19

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act is an emergency spending bill that provides paid employment leave for employees affected by COVID-19, amends the Family & Medical Leave Act to provide coverage for absences related to an employee caring for a child whose school or daycare has closed, allocates additional funding for emergency unemployment insurance, and requires free coronavirus screening tests. The …

Round Two

Tim Burg Economic Development, Economic News, Monday Memo

Even when things all around us seem chaotic, the business of business goes on.  This past week saw us submit more information on a project that has us connected to a foreign manufacturer who was looking for a new place to produce their products.    We are convinced that RIGHT HERE is a good place for someone to consider doing …

Jovita Carranza Implements Automatic Deferment on Existing SBA Disaster Loans Through End of 2020

Jeremy Davidson COVID-19, Small Business Administration

Today, U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza announced changes to help borrowers still paying back SBA loans from previous disasters. By making this change, deferments through December 31, 2020, will be automatic. Now, borrowers of home and business disaster loans do not have to contact SBA to request deferment. “The SBA is looking at every option and taking every action to …

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program Webinar on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 10:00am

Jeremy Davidson COVID-19, Small Business Administration

Topic: SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program Time: Mar 24, 2020 10:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us04web.zoom.us/j/586333203?pwd=SXFVbXBmMGtselhCSVdTdnRna0MxQT09 Meeting ID: 586 333 203 Password: tue1000 Note:  Zoom will be used to project the presentation.  Use the following number for audio:  Call In: (202) 765-1264 Conference ID:  2819599

U.S. Cellular Adds Temporary Hours

Jeremy Davidson Uncategorized

The Shawnee U.S. Cellular Store is open with reduced hours. Monday through Friday 10:00am to 5:00pm Saturday 10:00am to 4:00pm Closed on Sundays U.S. Cellular pledges to keep Americans connected. Given the coronavirus impact on American society, U.S. Cellular pledges for the next 60 days to: not terminate service to any residential or small business customers because of their inability …