Apr. 17, 2020
Critical Moment Survey: Takes less than 60 seconds to respond
The COVID-19 Community Task Force is working with local, state and federal governments to determine the best initial approaches to re-igniting the south central Kansas economy. Your input is more critical than ever. Please take just one minute to answer this very short survey. Your answers will help in the targeting of investments and resources. Please take the survey as soon as you can since we will be closing it on Thursday, Apr. 23 at noon.
Planning Creates Opportunity - Chamber's First Virtual Sunrise Scrambler
The monthly tradition of a Sunrise Scrambler was disrupted in March but we weren’t going to let that stop us from figuring out how to provide educational resources to our members through one of our favorite programs. Wednesday morning we hosted our first-ever virtual Sunrise Scrambler for our Breakfast Club members. Our latest blog shares takeaways from one of our attendees, Tawny Jones of Building Control and Services, and a recording of the Scrambler.

Governor Kelly Extends Stay-At-Home Order to May 3
As part of her administration’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Laura Kelly issued an executive order last night which extends the duration of the state’s Stay-At-Home order through May 3. Read the executive order here .
Good Deeds in Hard Times
The Ad Astra coalition, led by Airbus Americas Engineering , Spirit AeroSystems, Inc., Textron Aviation, Wichita State University and WSU Tech, has been created to provide assistance to Kansas during the #COVID19 situation. The coalition will start by creating/distributing personal protective equipment (PPE) for the medical community and first responders. Read more about it here .
Do you know other Chamber members doing good deeds?   Email us   for the opportunity to highlight them here.
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U.S. Chamber of Commerce: Save Small Business Initiative  A nationwide program to address small businesses' immediate needs

More Information
Apr. 15 | Press Release: U.S. Chamber of Commerce Launches Nationwide "Save Small Business" Initiative |   Read

Apr. 13 | Webinar: Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball: COVID-19 Business Survival: What To Do After Your PPP Loan is Approved |  View Recording  |  View Presentation Slides

Apr. 15 | Article: Kansas Chamber: Relief & Recovery Agenda |  Read
Upcoming Webinars

Apr. 17 at 10 a.m. CST | Webinar: BKD: Helping You Succeed with Key Tax Strategies & Managing Cash Flows |  Register

Apr. 17 at 12 p.m. CST | Webinar: National Association of Manufacturers: Employee Wellness: Improving Morale During COVID-19 |  Register

Apr. 21 at 10 a.m. CST | Webinar: Appreciation at Work: How to Effectively Communicate Appreciation to Remote Employees |  Register

Apr. 21 at 1 p.m. CST | Webinar: Kansas Business Group on Health: Choosing Wisely in the Face of COVID-19 for Employers |  Register

Apr. 22 at 10 a.m. CST | Webinar: BKD: Business Continuity in the Midst of COVID-19: What You Need to Know |  Register

Apr. 23 at 2 p.m. CST | Webinar: BKD: En Route to Financial Health? Three Business Drivers to Consider During COVID-19 |  Register

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