Click here to view this email online. If you missed our resource email on Thursday, April 16, you can view it here .
We are showing support for our city and all of those essential workers serving on the front lines by going All In Amarillo .
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Below you will find some new and important updates from the Texas Association of Business as it pertains to re-opening Texas, as well as information on loans and grants available for small businesses. Be sure to check out the link below for a short video produced by our Convention & Visitor Council reminding everyone of our love for the panhandle and the spirit of its people. We're also sharing some information about another local resource for you to list your business information on for free from NewsChannel 10.

We are continuing to monitor the COVID-19 situation and are adding new information and resources to our COVID Resource Page on our website daily.

On behalf of our Board of Directors, Staff and the Amarillo business community we want to thank you for your continued support of the Amarillo Chamber of Commerce over the past year. We look forward to serving you now and in the future, and please let us know what we can do to help your business.

Gary Molberg
President & CEO
Amarillo Chamber of Commerce
806.373.7800
806.342.2001 direct
Updates from Texas Association of Business
The latest email from Texas Association of Business includes information from:
  • Govenor Abbbott re-opening the Texas economy
  • Small business loan money
  • $50 million in forgivable loans for Texas small businesses
  • US Chamber of Commerce & Vistaprint's Save Small Business Fund and more

Click here  or the button below to view the email from 4-17-20 and links to these resources.
Here's a great video reminder put together and shared from our Convention & Visitor Council.

"While this isn’t the time to be together hugging and shaking hands, this is the time for love, for hope, and to be all in. The people of the Panhandle have stood strong for many years – always together, even when apart. Hang in there, we’ll be together soon under this Amarillo sky."

Click here or the video graphic below to watch this 1-minute video on Vimeo, or click here to watch and share it on Facebook.
NewsChannel10 Go Local Page is Built to Connect you to Local Businesses
Go Local is a new resource that businesses can use to get information out to the public about special offers, current offers, and special information that is so important during these times.

Click here to view the growing list of local businesses or to add your business to the listing for free.

Click here to read the press release with more information on this program.
Last Friday, Gov. Greg Abbott announced that Retail-to-go is open in Texas starting on April 24.

In order to help prevent the spread of  #covid19 , you will want to accept mobile payments for your business.  💳

If you don't know where to start with processing mobile payments, check out our infographic comparing Paypal vs. Square!

If you have any questions setting these services up for your retail business, call our office at 806-651-5151!
The Chamber has compiled a list of links to helpful resources on our Chamber website. From our homepage , simply click the Learn More button under the COVID-19 Resources section or go directly to the page at https://www.amarillo-chamber.org/covid-19-info--resources.html .

Not only is this site updated daily with the City of Amarillo's daily report card, but we are regularly adding new links from local, state and national sources.
Click here to see a list of restaurants providing curbside takeaway, delivery, and drive thru options in Amarillo. This page has multiple sources for restaurant lists from Facebook groups, the Panhandle Restaurant Association, other websites, and the Convention & Visitor Council's list that our office maintains.

If you have a food service business that offers delivery, curbside or carryout options, please email Braley@visitamarillo.com if you are not already on the list and would like to be included for free.
Chamber & Convention & Visitor Council Staff
President/CEO
 
 Executive VP Governmental Affairs
 
VP of Membership & Business Development
 
Senior Director of Communications
 
Membership Director

Database Administrator
 
Business Development Coordinator
 
Director of First Impressions
CVC Deputy Director
 
CVC Executive Assistant
 
CVC Director of Convention Services
 
CVC Director of Brand Management
 
CVC Tourism Coordinator
 
CVC Senior Sales Manager
 
CVC Sales Manager
 
CVC Administrative Assistant
See our Staff Directory with photos, direct phone numbers and more on our Contact Us page of the website.
2019-20 Chamber Board of Directors
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Dusty Doyle - Chair
Casey Carpet One Floor & Home

Chris Reed - Chair-Elect
Reed Beverage

John Luciano - Finance Chair
Street Volkswagen

Michelle Reichert - Past Chair
CNS Pantex

Gary Molberg - President & CEO
Amarillo Chamber of Commerce

Brandy Sanchez - Membership Chair
KAMR/KCIT/KCPN-TV

Wes Wright - Business Chair
Wright Law TX, PLLC
 
Bob Murray - Governmental Affairs Chair
AimBank

Leon Church - Agriculture Chair
Potter County Commission

Stephanie Price - Quality of Life Chair
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

Angela Knapp Eggers - CVC Chair
Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health

Ginger Nelson - Mayor
City of Amarillo
DIRECTORS

Tyler Andrews, Andrews & Associates / cat.man.du
Blaine Baker, Denton & Baker Agency
David Bishop, Amarillo ISD
Lew Bradshaw, Pat Davis Properties
Lloyd Brown, Amarillo EDC
Kevin Carter, Amarillo EDC
Ryan Chandler, Northwest Texas Healthcare
Richard Constancio, Shiver-Megert & Associates
Joe Graham, Graham Brothers Jewelers
Jason Henderson, Bell
Mark Hodges, FirstCapital Bank of Texas
Julie Imke, WTAMU Amarillo Center
Charles Leard, M&R Liquor
Trent Morris, Workforce Solutions Panhandle
Ed Nichols, Brown, Graham & Company, P.C.
Joseph Peterson, Edward Jones
Aaron Sage, Sage Oil Vac
Doug Street, Affiliated Foods
Wendi Swope, Double U Marketing
Ronnie Walker, Xcel Energy
Peter Warrick, Atmos Energy
Mikel Williamson, Happy State Bank
Lance Wolff, Insurica DFB


Learn more about our Board of Directors
on our website

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