Click here to view this email online. If you missed our resource email on Thursday, April 9, 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 14, 2020
Join us for an online COVID-19 Q&A with Mayor Ginger Nelson tomorrow on Wednesday, April 15th from 1:30pm to 2:30pm. Space is limited to the first 300 to sign in and join the Zoom meeting. Find more details below.

The City Council meeting today had a lot of useful information. Below you can find some helpful new information and resources shared from SBDC, Workforce Solutions Panhandle and Amarillo Economic Development Corporation at today's meeting. You can also read the City of Amarillo press release regarding their vote to extend the Shelter in Place directive through April 30th here.

In the past few weeks we have shared a number of resources and links that may be helpful to our business community during the COVID-19 crisis. As a reminder, if you have missed something, you can find our past emails, resource information and small business guides on the COVID Resource Page on our website.

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
Zoom Q&A Meeting with the Mayor
Wednesday, April 15th from 130pm - 230pm
Join Amarillo Mayor Ginger Nelson for an online question and answer session with our Amarillo Chamber business members on Wednesday, April 15th from 1:30-230pm. Join here or by clicking the logo above. Space is limited to the first 300 signed into the meeting when it begins.
Meeting ID: 325 810 310
Password: 653468

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Click the above image or here to read the full press release from the City of Amarillo.
As concerns continue about coronavirus (COVID-19), we can help you navigate available resources, answer your business questions and be a trusted partner for your business. Despite the impact of COVID-19, rest assured the SBDC is here to help and we value the privilege to be of service.

Our business consultants are here to help answer your questions, apply for business resources and plan during a disruption. We can help with applying for relief, guiding you through available resources, cash flow concerns, supply chain interruptions, workforce capacity, insurance coverage and more - at no cost.

Click here to learn more.
Click on the graphic above to find out the differences between the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL).
COVID-19 poses an obstacle to many individuals, businesses, and communities throughout the Texas Panhandle. While continuing to offer programs, Workforce Solutions Panhandle is also working to share information and other appropriate resources for those affected by COVID-19.

Visit the Workforce Solutions Panhandle website to see resources for customers, employers, childcare providers and job seekers.
We at the Amarillo Economic Development Corporation, in partnership with the West Texas Small Business Development Center, WT Enterprise Center, and Workforce Solutions Panhandle, have created a tool kit of business resources specific to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak to help you stay informed and make appropriate business decisions.

Click here to visit the AEDC Covid-19 Resource page.
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.
We encourage you to take a  brief survey  about how COVID-19 is affecting your business.
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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