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LIC Update: June 22, 2020
Phase 2 Is Here! #SupportLICLocal As We Reopen
Businesses: Make sure we have any updated hours or if you have started offering outdoor dining listed! If you have any updates to your business listing, please reach out to us directly by clicking here .
COVID-19: New Updates
PPP Deadline on June 30 – The deadline to apply for the PPP land is just around the corner on June 30. The SBA has launched a Lender Match online tool to help small businesses connect with lenders. We recommend businesses who are still interested in the PPP but unsure about the program to apply before the deadline. The decision to take the funds can be made later after approval.

Q&A with NYC DOT - Tomorrow from 3-4pm, we are hosting a virtual Q&A with NYC DOT to answer your questions on the n ew Open Restaurants program that began today in Phase 2 of Reopening. See more information below, or click here to register.

Webinar - On Wednesday, June 24th at 10am we are hosting a webinar with LICP Member New York Grant Company on PPP Updates and Loan Forgiveness Rules . See below for more information and stay tuned for registration details. T he webinar is just in time for the PPP application deadline on June 30th.

Reopening Checklist - This week we launched our new COVID-19: Reopening Checklist as a tool for businesses to use as NYC moves towards reopening. This list is helpful for businesses opening today as a start of Phase 2 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.
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Featured Updates
Virtual Q&A with NYC DOT on the Open Restaurants Program
PPP Updates and Loan Forgiveness Rules with NY Grant Company
Community Town Hall Hosted by Mount Sinai Queens
LICP Member Mount Sinai Queens is hosting a Community Town Hall on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 6:30pm to inform community members and leaders how Mount Sinai Queens is ensuring a safe environment for non-COVID-19 patients, while we continue our readiness for COVID-19 patients.  

Virtual Queens Jobs Recruitment Fair
On Wednesday, June 24th from 2pm-3:30pm, Queens Borough President Sharon Lee is hosting a Virtual Queens Jobs Recruitment Fair where you can ask questions and learn about jobs available now in essential services.

Reminder! Vote in the June 23rd Primary Election
Voting in every election is an incredibly important way to shape our community, city and country, including the upcoming State and Federal Primary on June 23rd . The deadline to submit an absentee ballot has been extended to June 23rd.
Visit the NYC Board of Elections to see more details, apply for an absentee ballot and learn about early voting locations. 
Reminder: Complete the 2020 Census
The  2020 Census  is of critical importance to New York, as tens of billions of dollars come to our neighborhoods based on how many people are living in our communities. 
We strongly encourage you to take 10 minutes of your time today to fill out the 2020 Census.

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