Volume 3 | June 2020
Your business news & updates
The City of Laguna Niguel is working to support our local businesses during this COVID-19 crisis and beyond. We will provide timely information, resources, programs and updates to help your business thrive!
Businesses Distributing Small American Flags
To help residents celebrate Independence Day, several local shopping centers are distributing small American flags for the Fourth of July.

From 3-5 pm, you can pick up a flag in the Whole Foods Shopping Center (near Chico's) on Tuesday, June 30; Rancho Niguel Shopping Center (near Ralphs) on Wednesday, July 1; Plaza de La Paz Shopping Center (near Sprouts) on Thursday, July 2; and in the Laguna Heights Marketplace (near Albertsons) on Friday, July 3.

So, drive by your favorite shopping center and pick up a flag, and click here for information about the City's holiday festivities!
Apply for Small Business Grant Relief Program Through June 28
Applications for the County's Small Business Grant Relief Program are available through Sunday, June 28. The program supports eligible small businesses and organizations adversely impacted by the coronavirus with grant funding up to $10,000. The program is available for businesses in District Five, which includes Laguna Niguel. Applications must be submitted by 5 pm on Sunday, June 28.

For more information and to get started, click here.
Economic & Business
Recovery Call Center
Businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic can obtain resources through the Economic & Business Recovery Call Center.

The Call Center offers information and resources to help OC businesses navigate the current economic climate. The resources support businesses with challenges such as layoff aversion, loans, utility reduction programs and community resources mapping.

Businesses can contact the call center at 714-480-6500 from 8 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday.
More Webinars to Help Your Business Reopen Safely
Join OC Health Care Agency and Orange County Business Council for two additional webinars this Thursday and next on best practices for reopening your business safely.

The webinars, which offer essential information, are from 10:30 am to 11:15 am Thursday, July 25 and Thursday, July 2.

Register via Zoom at this link.
Let Us Spotlight Your Business or Restaurant
The CIty of Laguna Niguel continues to support local businesses through its Featured Business program, designed to highlight the spectacular restaurants, stores, establishments and brick-and-mortar companies in good standing that are the fabric of this dynamic community.

City staff can assist with filming the video or businesses can submit a short video. For details, contact econdev@cityoflagunaniguel.org or 949-362-4300.