Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Note: Go to VancouverUSA.com/COVID-19 for an updated list of resources.

Update From The Governor: Governor Inslee is offering a new Working Washington Small Business Emergency Grant program to assist small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. Up to $5 million in funds are provided through the Governor’s Strategic Reserve Fund and administered by the State Department of Commerce. The grant program will provide a limited number of businesses in Washington’s 39 counties with a grant up to $10,000. To learn more about eligibility and application, follow this link .

Stay Connected With Your Community

If you haven't visited already, please check out Your Chamber's dedicated COVID-19 resource page at VancouverUSA.com/COVID-19. Here we've provided resources on the CARES Act, Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL), as well as local resources on how to support nonprofits, manufacturers of PPE materials, and how to donate.

Although Your Chamber's in-person events have taken a hiatus, we're excited to announce a few of our upcoming virtual meetings you can view below! For more information about the Chamber's events, you can view our event page here.

Thursday, April 9
Mind What Matters: Webinar
Presentation by Webfor

Join Your Chamber and Webfor, virtually for a webinar focused on Creating Strategies to Stay Successful During These Challenging Times. For all industries, this is a great NO COST webinar to attend to get a better idea of how your business can gain followers and interest during this time. Thank you to Mind What Matters' media sponsor, The Columbian.

Friday, May 15
2020 Legislative Review & Economic Recovery Update
Presented by NW Natural

Join Your Chamber for a livestream event of the 2020 Legislative Review & Economic Recovery Update, presented by NW Natural. This year, the morning livestream will provide an opportunity to review what was accomplished during the recent legislative session, as well as time to look at policies that will assist businesses now and during the coming recovery. In addition, there will also be time to discuss which policies are necessary to assure a strong Economic Recovery in SW Washington. To submit your questions, please email us at YourChamber@VancouverUSA.com .

PLEASE NOTE: As medical professionals continue their tireless effort to help our community we hope to provide them with as many PPE supplies as possible. Your Chamber will donate 25% of your admission fee to the production and distribution of these products - AND, Miller Nash Graham & Dunn, LLP have pledged to match the first 100 registrations! This promises to double the number of PPE's for distribution to local caregivers. Thank you!

If you'd like to donate now, you can visit our donation page, here .

Thank you to Media Sponsor, The Columbian, and Community Partners, Building Industry Association (BIA), Identity Clark County (ICC), and Columbia River Economic Development Council (CREDC).
Clark County is Making History
The "Capture The Moment" Collection

The Clark County Historical Museum presents a special collection entitled, Capture The Moment, featuring YOU. The CCHM team is asking everyone to "send thoughts, journals, images, recordings...any item that provides a look at life of Clark County residents during this time." Share your story of life in Clark County to help make history! More information.
The Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce is proud to support community partners like
The Columbian.

For more information about advertising opportunities or partnering with the Chamber, please connect with us at YourChamber@VancouverUSA.com .