June Newsletter
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The Clash once begged the question, "should I stay or should I go?" (It's stuck in your head now, I know. Sorry.) A lot of us are asking the same question regarding staying at home or going back out and reacquainting ourselves with old routines. We don't have an answer for you, but, here's the latest news from around our membership . We got so much feedback that we decided to send out two newsletters this month, so, stay tuned for the second issue next week!
From Law Firm Burnett & Williams:

The Ampersand Pantry Project South is offering free lunches to Hopewell residents suffering from food insecurity on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting at 11:30 am. This is a contactless drive-through service located outside the Williams Building at the corner of Main Street and West Broadway.

The program is sponsored by local attorney Jim Williams of Burnett & Williams. It kicked-off in Hopewell on May 21st with Subway sandwiches provided by Chaitan Patel, and canned goods from Virginia Commonwealth University’s Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.

Contact Jim Williams to donate or volunteer at (804)794.0080 or jim@brunettwilliams.com.
Update from Perdue Foods:

Perdue recently extended the temporary $1-per-hour COVID-19 pay increase for frontline associates through July 5, 2020. On June 15, they resumed their normal attendance policy for all hourly production associates. Associates who have symptoms of the virus or who test positive are asked to stay home and will not incur an unexcused absence. For more on their $20 million in incentives and investment, click the button below.
US Army
U.S. Army aims to hire 10,000 new Soldiers during three-day event.

Recruiters in the Virginia and West Virginia area are participating in the U.S. Army’s first nationwide, virtual hiring campaign June 30-July 2 to hire 10,000 new Soldiers.

For more information, please contact Carrie Poore at Richmond Battalion Public Affairs at carrie.a.poore2.civ@mail.mil or
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Patio Poker Run 2020
Get on your bikes and ride! We're excited to get an event on the books and one that helps local restaurants, to boot!

Players will start at the Hopewell Visitor's Center, being sent off in staggered timing. They will go to the restaurants of their choice that are included in the route. Players will then circle back to the Visitor's Center for judging and prizes.

Saturday, July 11th
John Randolph Medical Center

We want to reassure you, your clients and our community of the numerous additional protocols that we have implemented to ensure their safety.  (Photo: CEO Joe Mazzo, who is also an RN, rolls up his sleeves and spends time in the JRMC Emergency Room.)

Here are just a few of the steps we’re taking to keep our patients, visitors and our clinical teams safe:
  • Screening processes are in place for all patients, visitors and clinicians before entering facilities.
  • Updated visitor policies, including limitations, which have been in place for the duration of the pandemic, remain in place across our facility. One screened and masked visitor is welcome to accompany a patient in care facilities.
  • Universal masking is required throughout all our facility, which exceeds CDC guidelines. We continue to have adequate supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) for patients, visitors, clinicians and caregivers.
  • Heightened infection prevention policies instituted, including the removal of high-touch items such as magazines, toys and vending machines from our facilities.
  • Our teams are working to advance technology-enabled solutions that minimize patients’ time in facility waiting areas.
  • Each care facility has a separate location for COVID-19 positive patients and those who are under investigation. These patients are masked and escorted to designated locations.
In case you missed Leading Change & Developing Resilience In Uncertain Times webinar with Mirella Kreder, you can catch the highlights on our YouTube channel at the link below.
Have questions about 2020 Medicare Advantage Plans?

Contact Beverly Daniels at 804.335.5902 or beverly.daniels@anthem.com
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