Information for our Members
For all listings of business operations view the chamber’s Facebook page
Economic Injury Disaster Loan Assistance
Small business owners in all U.S. states, Washington D.C., and territories are currently eligible to apply for a long-term, low-interest loan due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).The SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program provides small businesses with working capital loans of up to $2 million that can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing.
NC COVID-19 Rapid Recovery Lending Program
funded through the generous support of the Golden LEAF Foundation, will be managed by the Rural Center, with direct lending facilitated by Thread Capital, Business Expansion Funding Corporation (BEFCOR), Carolina Small Business Development Fund, Self-Help Credit Union, Mountain BizWorks, and Natural Capital Investment Fund (NCIF).
NOTICE OF ESSENTIAL FOOD AND AGRICULTURAL EMPLOYEE
Commissioner of Agriculture, Steve Troxler, has issued an official notice that all food and agricultural employees are considered part of the essential workforce. You are encouraged to distribute this to your contacts and keep a copy as you travel, as restrictions are adopted across NC.
North Carolina Small Business & Technology Development Center
North Carolina’s small business service providers are here to help you navigate this unprecedented event. As a collective, we have a long history of helping businesses prepare for and recover from disasters. As North Carolina comes to grips with the coronavirus, we are committed to providing businesses with guidance to help them manage during this crisis.
Some special pickups by
City of Jacksonville Sanitation Services
have been suspended to protect employees who could be exposed to COVID-19. The Dial-a-Truck, Electronics Pickup and Appliance Pickup are being suspended to avoid exposure to potential latent virus on the items. Residents who have need of these services should hold back their items until the service is restored. Services will be restored as soon as possible.
Best Western Swansboro
is extending state rate to first responders, doctors, nurses and dedicated work force until April 10th. They are located in the Swansboro / Emerald Isle area. A short drive to Jacksonville and Camp LeJeune. They are dedicated to helping our community and all that serve it. Call Hotel Direct 252-393-9015
Quality Inn and Suites North Topsail
is open and will extend state rate to any first responder, doctors, nurses and dedicated workforce. We have the place for you to come relax and rest. We are located on a relaxed and open environment next to North Shore Golf Course near North Topsail Beach. Call hotel direct 910-327-8282
Welcome to Fit4life Virtual Training!
They will be rolling out multiple classes each day via
) please click this link and download the free version on your cell, laptop or ipad. They will be sending out emails with links to yoga classes. This is a way of making sure you can continue to get the services you enjoy from the privacy of your home. They will also email out a monthly schedule so that you can make plans. Please make sure they have the most up-to-date email for you.
MCIEAST implements Health Protection Condition Charlie
As directed by the Secretary of Defense, Marine Corps Installations East (MCIEAST) has implemented Health Protection Condition Charlie (HPCON-C) across all of its installations to maintain the readiness and protection of base and air station personnel and families. All updates involving MCIEAST, MCB Camp Lejeune, MCAS New River and NMCCL will be posted here:
Facebook - @camp.lejune, @mcasnewriver or @NMCCLejeune
Twitter - @camp_lejeune, @mcasnewriver or @NMCCLejeune