CHAMBER NEWS: April 7, 2020
Be Sure Your Open Business Is on This List

WDSU has compiled a list of New Orleans area businesses that are open. Be sure to add your Northshore business to the list.
In Need of COVID-19 Supplies or Services?

If you are looking for PPE, sanitizer, food providers or other related products and services that can help in the COVID-19 fight, please see the GNOpivot Resource Tool for a sortable list of local companies who have “pivoted” to providing these emergency provisions. 
Reminder: Free Business Webinars on Loans and Human Resources
The Small Business Development Seminar is hosting two Zoom webinars each day this week. The daily 9:00 a.m. webinar covers the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and the daily 2:00 p.m. webinar covers the CARE Act and the Payroll Protection Program.

EIDL Webinars:
 
CARES Act/PPP Webinars:
St. Tammany Corporation and the Northshore Society for Human Resource Management are hosting a virtual workshop on Legal Updates and Human Resources Best Practices Surrounding COVID-19.

Upcoming Chamber Events
Tomorrow, Wed., April 8
9 AM to 10 AM via Zoom

LIMITED to 20 participants
MEMBERS ONLY

This members-only benefit provides a fast, effective networking opportunity while maintaining social distancing. Participants will give 1-to-2 minute sales pitches about what distinguishes their business/ service from others in their field or just inform other members about their organization and what a good referral for them would be.
You must have access to a webcam to participate.
Thursday, April 16
4 PM to 5:30 PM via Zoom

LIMITED to 50 participants
MEMBERS ONLY

Grab your favorite beverage and join us for our first Virtual Business After Hours. It will be a trivia night with a variety of general interest questions. Since it is virtual, pants are optional.
You must have access to a webcam to participate.
Networking Opportunities
EVERY DAY
Join the St. Tammany Member Facebook Group and stay in touch with more than 120 fellow members who've joined already. It's a private group for Chamber members only to share business updates, hours of operation and special promotions.

Follow the Chamber on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Post your takeout, curbside and delivery operations on St. Tammany Eats--or go there to order your meal and support local businesses.

Use your Chamber member benefits to advertise specials or share news with other members. Read more here.
Advertise your business to other members HERE
or with a separate CHAMBER member Eblast email
We are changing with the current business environment. During this time, we are now offering members the opportunity to use this promotional space ($125) in our daily Chamber News and/or send a standalone Eblast email ($250) to our Chamber list Monday through Friday. Our current open and click-through rates are up 5-10% over our normally better-than average rates. Click here to reserve.
Self-Care Resources Just a Click Away

During today's webinar, Fitness Instructor Molly Koenig, Dietician Brittany Craft and Psychotherapist Dr. Andre Judice offered great suggestions for taking care of yourself while social distancing. Click here for the recording and below for their informative handouts.

Best Practices for Grocery Shopping Offered by St. Tammany Health System

St. Tammany Health System infectious disease specialist Mike Hill MD provides steps you can take to reduce the risk of unwittingly bringing the virus into your home. Read more here .

Centers for Disease Control Provides Information about Cloth Face Coverings, Disinfecting If Someone Is Sick

  • Use of Cloth Face Coverings here
  • Answers to Questions about Cloth Face Coverings here
  • Disinfecting Your Facility If Someone Is Sick here

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