Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton issued a Stay Safe Ohio Order, lifting the mandatory requirements and restrictions the were needed during the initial days of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Full order is available on the State of Ohio Coronavirus website.
New Resources from the U.S. ChamberPaycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness GuideUnder the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), loans may be forgiven if borrowers use the funds to maintain their payrolls and pay other specified expenses. Click here to download this step-by-step guide to calculate your loan forgiveness amount, navigate record-keeping requirements, and determine repayment terms on amounts not forgiven. This link will be updated with new information, as available, from the
Governor DeWine announced outdoor dining and personal services are able to re-open on May 15, 2020 and dine-in services to re-open on May 22, 2020. Please click for State restaurant re-opening guidelines.Please click for Ohio Health Department COVID operating guidelines. Please click for personal services re-opening guidelines.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:May 4, 2020MEDIA CONTACTS:Dan Tierney: 614-644-0957 Breann Almos: 614-799-6480COVID-19 Update: Testing Priority, Ohio BMVs(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Dr. Amy Acton, MD, MPH, today provided the following updates on Ohio's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. TESTING UPDATE: Governor DeWine today provided an update on Ohio's plan for increased COVID-19 testing. A new partnership announced last week between the state of Ohio, Thermo
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Releases Guide to Help Tens of Millions of Independent Contractors Secure CARES Act Funding for immediate release April 16, 2020 WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today released a new guide to help independent contractors and self-employed individuals secure funding under the CARES Act.The guide, which was prepared after the Small Business Administration provided new guidance on Tuesday, is intended to assist millions of independent contractors including accountants,
The City of Stow and Stow-Munroe Falls Chamber of Commerce Work to Support Local Businesses During Coronavirus Pandemic Stow, OH – (April 1, 2020) The City of Stow and the Stow-Munroe Falls Chamber of Commerce are committed to supporting businesses during this unprecedented time. To that end, we’re reaching out to businesses and lenders to share information about a component of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act called the Paycheck Protection Program. “The chamber, along
Due to the federal governement's latest guidelines, Mayor Pribonic has extended the State of Emergency for the City of Stow through May 3, 2020. All City buildings, the Stow Senior CEnter, Silver Springs Campground, community and neighborhood playgrounds, basketball courts and tennis courts, rental facilities and shelters, and recreational programs (including senior citizen programs, sports, fitness and community bus trips) continue to be closed/cancelled through May 3, 2020. A press release for city and
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 27, 2020 MEDIA CONTACTS: Dan Tierney: 614-644-0957 Breann Almos: 614-799-6480Governor DeWine Signs House Bill 197 (COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today signed House Bill 197 which provides emergency relief to Ohioans during the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill:Waives state testing requirements for school children this year.Extends professional licenses for those who cannot get them renewed.Allows local governments to hold
As many of you are aware, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act allocated $350 billion to help small businesses keep workers employed amid the pandemic and economic downturn. Known as the “Paycheck Protection Program,” the initiative provides 100% federally guaranteed loans to small businesses who maintain their payroll during this emergency. Importantly, these loans may be forgiven if borrowers maintain their payrolls during the crisis or restore their payrolls afterward. The US
Resources for Employees (links) Centers for Disease Control Ohio Department of Job & Family Services - Unemployment Ohio Department of Health - Resources for Parents and Families Ohio Department of Health - Public Health Orders The Ohio Development Services Agency has secured approval from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to extend the Winter Crisis Program from March 31, 2020, to May 1, 2020, and to extend the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) from March 31, 2020, to
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:March 26, 2020MEDIA CONTACTS:Dan Tierney: 614-644-0957 Breann Almos: 614-799-6480Personal Protective Equipment Needed;New COVID-19 Data Dashboard Unveiled(COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Dr. Amy Acton, MD, MPH, today continued to remind Ohioans of the oncoming shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) such as masks, goggles, gloves, gowns and face shields for healthcare workers and first responders.Taking care of a patient who is
Full Executive Update_ Western Reserve_03.25.2020 our COnnected communityWe are very fortunate to be working in a community that supports us as much as we support them, especially as we all face the COVID-19 crisis togetherOur Chamber leaders are great examples. Laura Petrella, CEO, Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce, and Jennifer Cork, Executive Director, Stow-Munroe Falls Chamber of Commerce, continually promote Western Reserve Hospital in many waysAs liaisons to the chamber, they allow us to stay
GAC Members – Our hospitals need your help and/or your network. We are beginning to hear from our hospitals and health care providers on their needs to help us provide critical care and to protect our health care workers as they support patients. I have a request from one of our hospitals for a PORTABLE U/V LIGHT to help sterilize used PPE. Looking for that equipment for loan, rent or purchase. If your company or a company you work with can provide this please contact me directly at (216) 401-0935
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:March 15, 2020MEDIA CONTACTS:Dan Tierney: 614-644-0957 Lisa Peterson: 614-644-0957Governor DeWine Orders Ohio Bars & Restaurants to CloseAssistance announced for businesses and workers impacted by restrictions.(COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today announced that the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) has issued a Director's Order that will close all Ohio bars and restaurants to in-house patrons, effective at 9:00 p.m. today, March 15, 2020. Restaurants with take-out and
Beef “O’ Brady’s, a local restaurant and sports bar, located at 3732 Darrow Road, Stow, had this to share about its membership in the Chamber: How has membership in the Stow-Munroe Falls Chamber of Commerce benefitted your business? “Community involvement is a very important part of who we are. Our marketing efforts through the Chamber (i.e. Title Sponsor of the Annual Golf Outing; Business After Hours host; Friday eblasts, etc.), help us to achieve that goal,” stated Bob Frangos, Owner. Do you have
The Chamber has helped me meet, build and grow many valuable relationships. I have been able to elevate my brand and increase the communities’ understanding of the hospital services.
We have been a member of the Stow-Munroe Falls Chamber of Commerce for 7 years. It has been great networking with other members. I have met so many wonderful people who have not only become patients but have also become my friends. I have learned a lot about business being around other business owners. Through the leadership program I have learned about many things in the community that I didn’t know existed. Join a committee so you can see how the chamber works and you can meet other people that you
We have been a member of the Stow-Munroe Falls Chamber of Commerce for more than 15 years. We have gotten to know many people in the community and some of them have become clients. Marathon Financial Services has become better known to the community through our involvement in the Chamber of Commerce. Get involved, show up at events, get to know people! Stay involved, show up at more events, get to know more people!
We have been an active member for 4 years. Membership in the Chamber has helped us in many ways; the networking alone has not only brought us customers, but local brand awareness. Taking advantage of promotional opportunities provided by the chamber always brings an influx of sales. But the most valuable benefit is the working relationships we have built with other small business owners, giving us a platform to both share and take new ideas for growing our businesses. To get the most out of your
We have been an active member since before we opened our doors in Stow in 2007 and find that the vibrancy of the Chamber and its leadership are what truly provides the value to us as members. The networking opportunities and events, including the luncheons, after hours events and the fantastic Stow-Munroe Falls Community Showcase are what helps extend the Akron General and LifeStyles brand throughout the community and beyond.
Since day one at my first meeting, I was greeted with open arms and welcoming smiles from so many members. People took the time to understand my business and learn how they could benefit from my services. Everyone was so sincere and took the time to introduce me to other businesses that I paired nicely with. We are a new location in Stow, over the last year, and joining the Chamber has made a significant difference in helping to get our name out through word- of -mouth advertising and driving sales! The
The Club has been a Member for years, I have been with the Club and participating in the Chamber events since March 2011. My business is all about relationships, so being new to the community and having the opportunity to meet and network with the business owners and representatives at Chamber events has been invaluable to me. Many of our Club’s Members are small business owners and also Members of the Chamber. Attend events, introduce yourself to people and don’t be afraid to walk up to a group. Stow is
I wanted to thank the Stow Munroe Falls Chamber for the referral to Raytec for a phone system. We do appreciate referrals and working with members of the City of Stow. Raytec is very proud to serve our local customers and provide chamber members with a healthy discount. Thank you so much for the referral!