May 18, 2020
CHAMBER BRIEFS
Chamber Briefs provides a monthly update on Chamber news, events and programs.
REMEMBER: ELECTION DAY IS TUESDAY, MAY 19
CONSUMER CONFIDENCE SURVEY RESULTS
Thank you to everyone who participated in the consumer confidence survey! The results from the survey can be found here . On behalf of the River District Association, the City of Danville Office of Economic Development and the Chamber, we hope the data obtained from this survey will assist you as you make decisions about reopening, which will be essential as we move our region forward safely.
WEBINAR: COVID-19 HUMAN RESOURCE CONCERNS
When: Wednesday, May 20 |2-3 p.m.
Where: Online via Zoom
The SoVa COVID-19 Task Force invites you to the SoVa Wednesday Webinar on human resource concerns surrounding Return to Work. COVID-19 has forced businesses to immediately develop, adapt or improve work policies and procedures. On May 20th, we will be joined by an employment attorney and human resource experts to learn what steps you need to take now. You will also be able to ask the experts questions.

Speakers:

Ryan A. Glasgow , Partner, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Ryan represents employers and executives in labor matters and complex employment litigation and provides strategic labor and employment advice.

Jennifer Archer , SHRM-SCP, HR Services Manager at Inspiring HR

Mindy Flanigan , PHR, SHRM-CP, IP Aware, Founder & Chief Inspiration Officer [CIO] at Inspiring HR Inspiring HR provides employee management services to small businesses.
WORKPLACE READINESS ESSENTIALS FOR A SAFE REOPENING
When: Thursday, May 21 | 2-3 p.m.
Where: Online via Zoom
As we move into the first phase of reopening, join us for a discussion on how employers can make sure they are prepared to receive their workforce β€”and that their employees also are prepared. Faced with many of the same challenges, owners and occupiers have a unique opportunity to come together, following a handful of operational guiding principles to help navigate a safe and successful return to the workplace.

Presenters:

  • Alexis Ehrhardt | Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce
  • Adam Jones | The Brick Running & Tri Store
  • Susan McCulloch | Pittsylvania County, Economic Development
  • Kelvin Perry | City of Danville, Office of Economic Development
SAVE THE DATE: CHAMBER CLASSIC GOLF TOURNAMENT
MEMBER SPOTLIGHTS
The Chamber has started a Member Spotlight video series on Facebook LIVE to highlight Chamber members who are stepping up to support the community during this uncertain time. 

If your business has something positive to promote, contact Rachel to share your story at rcovington@dpchamber.org !
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ACCESS TO CHAMBER VIDEOS
Our Chamber members have access to all of the webinars related to COVID-19 that we have hosted. The links to these recordings can be found in the welcome message in ChamberMaster. To log in, go to www.dpchamber.org and click the MEMBER LOGIN button in the top right corner. Then, input your username and password. If you have any questions, please contact us at chamber@dpchamber.org or 434.836.6990.
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