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LIC Update: July 27, 2020
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COVID-19 Updates
*Offices Reopening Webinar - Join us on Jul y 29 th at 10am for an informative webinar on workers returning to the office for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic with commercial real estate professionals Kenneth Salzman,   Lee & Associates , and Greg Smith,   JRT Realty. See below for more information and to register.

*NEW* Webinar on E-Commerce for Manufacturers – In an increasingly digital world, innovative and effective e-commerce solutions are more important than ever. Join Made in NYC and a panel of e-commerce experts on Thursday, July 30 th at 2pm to learn about ways to optimize your online sales. This event will be tailored for manufacturers and makers based in New York City. RSVP and more information here

Apply for PPP Funding, Deadline August 8 th - The PPP loan program closes on August 8 th. This deadline is for financial institutions to submit complete applications from businesses. We encourage those who are interested but have not apply to submit your application ASAP with your bank or another lender.

Reopening Checklist - Our COVID-19: Reopening Checklist is a tool for businesses to use as NYC continues reopening. This list is helpful for businesses open in Phase 1, 2 and 3 as well as businesses prepping for their reopening in a future phase. There are important forms to fill out prior to reopening and this checklist will help cover your bases. Click here to download the checklist.

Recovery Survey - We would like to remind you to please take COVID-19 Business Recovery Survey to help us get a further understanding of how your business or organization’s recovery efforts and the challenges you anticipate facing as we begin to reopen LIC. Click here to fill out the survey.

*NEW* Federal PPE Procurement Opportunities - The Defense Logistic Agency for FEMA recently issued new RFPs for the following PPEs. Please see below for more information:

Guidelines for Reopening Webinars - In partnership with NYC Department of Small Business Services, we will be hosting webinars on guidelines for reopening. In these webinars, we will go over requirements and best practices to reopen in New York City. Topics include: state requirements for reopening, recommendations and best practices for reopening, employee support, compliance and enforcement, and resources available to help your business. See below to register.
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Get Out the Count with Phone Bank Fridays & Take the 2020 Census!
Join the Queens Borough President's Complete Count Committee and NYC Census 2020 for our phone bank Fridays!

Using our predictive dialer tool, you will be able to call hundreds of New Yorkers in neighborhoods with the lowest self-response rates to date, and patch them through directly to the U.S. Census Bureau so they can fill out the census over the phone.

All In NYC: Public Art Edition
NYC & Company has launched a new part of t heir 'All in NYC' program focusing on Public Art. This program highlights new and upcoming works of art in public spaces around the five boroughs. This is part of their ongoing effort to encourage neighborhood exploration as New York City continues to reopen.

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