4-29-20

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Paycheck Protection Program Active

Businesses may once again apply for Paycheck Protection Loans through the U.S. Small Business Administration. Remember to consult your financial advisor to determine which loan is best for your business' sustainability.
The Greater Iberia Chamber of Commerce has joined forces with nearly 50 local organizations, including regional partner One Acadiana, to advocate for a clear path forward for more businesses and employees to return to work.
Rethinking Business: Forging a New Path

If you or someone you know is seeking a fresh look at their businesses, looking for new opportunities, this webinar is well worth the time investment. It’s free. Get a cup of coffee and consider if there is a new standard for your business.
Louisiana Workforce Commission Job Openings


If you have any questions regarding Unemployment you can reach out to any of LAWC's centers (click here) or to Kimberly Coleman directly for assistance. LAWC can assist with some of the more basic questions and getting unemployed started with filing their claims.

Kimberly Coleman: kimberly.coleman@solacc.edu | O: 844-385-1919 | M: 337-284-5430
Your chamber has compiled resources, contacts, and other support systems on our website to assist you in contemplating next steps. In this time of change, we know that Iberia Parish's future is bright, and we hope to be a positive force behind the path forward. Find resources and more at

Image courtesy of KATC TV3 | Guidance as of 4.29.2020; 10:00AM
Mayor Freddie DeCourt invites you to attend “Understanding Disaster Assistance for Small Business” Webinar brought to you by Heidi Melancon, Director – LSBDC at UL Lafayette, Ericka Dees, CPA, LLC, Larry Hensgens-Community First Bank and hosted by Mayor DeCourt.

CDC Cloth Face Coverings: Questions and Answers

With face coverings being required for employees of open businesses and recommended for everyone when out in public, the CDC has published a list of Frequently Asked Questions to help guide you.

Resilient Louisiana Commission

Resilient Louisiana is a state commission charged with examining Louisiana’s economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic and making recommendations for more resilient business-related activities and commerce in the coming months.

Your response matters.
The Greater Iberia Chamber of Commerce seeks to provide access to recommendations, regulations, services and expertise to its members. During the COVID-19 pandemic, this mission remains constant. Prior to acting, members should consult their own professional advisors for information and counsel specific to the individual and unique situations faced by organizations, individuals and corporations. The opinions, interpretations and recommendations of the Greater Iberia Chamber of Commerce are informational only and should not be relied upon by the recipient as legal or professional advice.  The Greater Iberia Chamber of Commerce makes no representations as to the accuracy or reliability of the content contained herein. Users of this information accept any and all risks associated with the use of such information and agree that the Greater Iberia Chamber of Commerce has no liability to user.