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April 28, 2020
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CHAMBER VLOG: CHAMBER CA$H
Hope is on the horizon! To help with our road to recovery, The El Dorado Hills Chamber, with the generous investment of our Premier Partners, announces the El Dorado Hills CHAMBER CA$H Recovery Rebate launching May 1st. We hope to encourage $150,000 in local spending at qualifying businesses in the 95762 zip code and EDH Chamber Member businesses. #KeepItLocal365
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STAYING STRONG - IMPORTANT LINKS
Helping Businesses stay Strong: The EDH Chamber is working hard to help weather this COVID storm.
Important Links: The links below are the most up-to-date and comprehensive resources we've found. Please feel free to reach out at chamber@eldoradohillschamber.org if there is anything at all we can do to help.
COVID-RELIEF FUNDING
EDD PUA Program: Are you an independent contractor, self-employed, individual without sufficient work history, or have exhausted your UI benefits ? The Employment Development Department (EDD) is opening the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) Program, a newly available emergency unemployment assistance program under the federal CARES Act. PUA provides assistance for unemployed or partially unemployed individuals who are not eligible for regular unemployment insurance and who are unable or unavailable to work due to COVID-19 related circumstances.  See PUA website now to apply on Tuesday, April 28 .
More Federal Relief:  President recently signed the $484B Coronavirus Small Business Relief Bill, bringing much needed additional funding. This legislation will infuse $310B into the  Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)  for forgivable loans. Relief is on the horizon.
6 Steps for COVID-CARE Funds: Stimulus check disbursement spelled out with six steps to get your CARES-Act funds fast, courtesy of Wells Fargo .
ANNOUNCING: CHAMBER CA$H
Get Paid to Shop! These are challenging times for our community, as we deal with the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). While practicing social distancing to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19, it is also critical that we continue to support our local businesses and organizations. With the generous investment of our  Premier Partners , we are pleased to announce the  El Dorado Hills CHAMBER CA$H Recovery Rebate , where you get paid to shop!

Beginning May 1, 2020, for every $100 you spend in 95762 or at  EDH Chamber Member Businesses , you receive $10 cash back or can donate it to your favorite, local nonprofit in El Dorado County, including the Chamber Scholarship Fund. Limit $200 per household and $15,000 in total funds. Thank you for supporting our local businesses and organizations now more than ever! #KeepItLocal365
VIRTUAL TOWN HALL
Who:   You are invited to join the El Dorado Hills and El Dorado County Chambers of Commerce
Where:   Zoom log-in after registering
When:   Wednesday, April 29, 1:00 - 2:00 PM
Details:   You can directly ask questions to Congressman McClintock, our 4th District Representative, or  send questions  in advance.  Please join us  for this important, interactive Virtual Town Hall.
CHAMBER CONNECTIONS
Who:   YOU for a quick break and networking
What:   Chamber Connections
Where:   Zoom log-in after registering
When:   Thursday, April 30, 4:30 - 5:00 PM
Details:   What a month! You are invited to help us end April on a high note. We'll have a fun game, updates, and chance for all to share up to a 30 second commercial. Order from a local restaurant for delivery or curbside pick-up, dress comfortably, and we'll see you on Zoom!
REGIONAL EVENTS
Art, Beer & Wine Festival:  Regrettably we are unable to reschedule our 17th Annual Festival to another date in 2020. We look forward to seeing you May 8-9, 2021.

Brewfest: Plans are underway for our 2nd Annual El Dorado Hills Brewfest on September 12, 2020, and we invite your partnership and support!

Please let us know your favorite brewery and winery HERE, and we hope to have them pouring.

Sponsorships and Vendor Booths will be available soon. CLICK HERE to be notified.

Updates for Brewfest 2020 will be posted soon on www.eldoradohillsbrewfest.com
UPDATED COMMUNITY LIST SUPPORTING #KeepItLocal365

Chamber Member Updates: With status changing rapidly, we have an updated list of hours, specials, and news from some of our Chamber Members. To send updates or be added to this list, please email us .
JOB OPPORTUNITIES
Employment Opportunities: Check out some Job Postings from Chamber Members on our website. Send us your employment needs , and they will be posted as a benefit of your Membership.
NEW EMPLOYMENT POSTER
Employment Benefits during COVID-19: The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) takes effect April 1 - December 31, 2020. Our Chamber has the required flyers for legal posting next to the California and Federal Employment posters. We are offering these free of charge to our Chamber Members, so contact us to request your complimentary flyer.
LABOR LAW QUESTIONS

Complimentary Human Resources Advising: Thanks to our Chamber Member, Golden Sierra Job Training Agency , who has partnered with the California Employers Association, to bring you a no-cost HR Hotline for guidance with California Labor Law.
UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE & BENEFITS
Big Picture Changes to UI & Benefits: The CARES Act made sweeping changes and added new benefits to the program, so during the near-term the state Employment Development Department (EDD) will interpret these changes and implement them to provide the new benefits.
SUPPORT SMALL BUSINESS FUND
El Dorado Hills Chamber, El Dorado County Chamber, and the El Dorado Community Foundation Fund: The intent of the fund is to support western slope small businesses that have been directly impacted by the Coronavirus. All contributions will be held and distributed by the El Dorado Community Foundation and are 100% tax deductible. Criteria and applications for the fund will be available soon for all of our western slope small businesses .
LOCAL GRANTS FOR NON-PROFITS
The Coronavirus Relief Fund (CVRF) has been set up to provide financial support for basic human needs to residents on the western slope of El Dorado County. The application can be completed by nonprofits and agencies as well as individual residents.
VIRTUAL VACATION
Now: Plan your future visit by exploring our beautiful El Dorado County online now

Who:  You as a time traveler
What:  You deserve a getaway, and there's no time better than the present to plan your trips for the future
Where: Online
When: At your leisure

Later: When our California Welcome Center in El Dorado Hills reopens, swing by for brochures, coupons, and amazing souvenirs from local artists. Let's #KeepItLocal365.
The Greatest Adventure Lies Ahead!
ZOOM RECORDINGS
Check out our archived Zoom recordings, and hope to see you at a future virtual webinar or hangout.
STAYING CONNECTED
Tag Us on Social Media: @ElDoradoHillsChamber and we will help with engagement, advertising, and promotion of your business or organization.

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