Abilene Chamber Launches Business Resource Guide for COVID-19

March 19, 2020Laurin Kocurek, Director of Communications

March 19, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

For more information contact:
Laurin Kocurek, Director of Communications
325-677-7241
laurin@abilenechamber.com

Doug Peters
President & CEO
325-280-8856
doug@abilenechamber.com

 

Abilene Chamber Launches Business Resource Guide for COVID-19

Abilene, Texas – It’s difficult to predict the economic impact of COVID-19, but current precautionary restrictions will disproportionately affect our business community. In order to help the business community navigate the coming weeks, the Abilene Chamber has launched a dedicated webpage called businessresourceabilene.com.

“The Chamber’s mission is to promote a positive business climate and when a situation like COVID-19 threatens the stability of not only our member businesses, but the business community at large, we want to make sure we’re taking every step we can to assist them ,” said Doug Peters, President & CEO of the Abilene Chamber of Commerce. “This is just one of many ways the Chamber is currently working on behalf of the business community to ensure adequate precautions are being taken to protect our workforce and our economy.”

Updated daily, the webpage has information on how to apply for a Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loan, updates on grocery store hours, updates for the hospitality industry, links to workforce assistance, relief funds and more.

“These are unprecedented times in our country, and most certainly here at home. However, Texas has the top economy in the country and while there will be effects from this crisis, we will get through this, we will learn undeniable lessons along the way, and we will take care of our own,” said Peters. “Afterall, that’s the Abilene way.”

For more information on this new service to the community, please visit abilenechamber.com.

Since 1908, the Abilene Chamber has served as a catalyst for business growth, a convener of leaders and influencers, and a champion for developing and promoting the economy and quality of life. For more information on the Chamber and the 1,200 businesses it represents, visit www.abilenechamber.com

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