July 13, 2020
Shakopee Chamber 2020 Golf Tournament
Tuesday, July 28 - The Meadows At Mystic Lake


THIS YEAR'S TOURNAMENT IS ALMOST SOLD OUT


There is room for only 7 more golfers!
$150 per golfer
Includes cart & lunch PLUS an All In Package & a Putting Contest entry.


TO REGISTER, EMAIL THE CHAMBER OR CALL 952-445-1660.
FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED. DON'T MISS OUT ON THE FUN!

2020 GOLF TOURNAMENT EVENT SPONSOR
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HOLE SPONSORS
Bill's Toggery
Brekke, Clyborne & Ribich, L.L.C.
Culver's of Shakopee
Hennen's Auto Service
HomeTown Bank
My Appliance Source
Norwex - Sarah Stanko
Xcel Energy
The Metro Chambers of Commerce in the Greater MSP Region have invited the Minnesota Vikings to provide a virtual update on their business preparations and a preview of the 2020 Vikings season. Enjoy this exclusive conversation with Vikings leadership, quarterback Kirk Cousins, and linebacker Eric Kendricks.
The Chamber Podcast

Check out Episode #2 of the Shakopee Chamber's Podcast. This week our guest is Erin Sexton, Director of Community Engagement for Mayo Clinic.

The Shakopee Chamber Podcast is a weekly video podcast highlighting and discussing important issues relevant to our business community. Each week's podcast will feature a guest and topics will include public policy, economic development, professional development, and more.

You can also listen to the podcast by going to Shakopee.org/podcast .
Podcast Sponsorship & Advertising Opportunities Available

In addition to the Chamber's podcasts being interesting and informational, they are a great way to get exposure for your business! Podcast videos will be hosted and boosted on Facebook with a reach of approximately 10,000 weekly.

A quarterly Platinum sponsorship is available, as well as 30-second commercials (both audio and visual). Click the links below for more information. Email the Chamber or call 952-445-1660 to secure your promotional opportunity!
Register Now For Leadership Shakopee 2020!

Leadership Shakopee is a leadership development program coordinated by the Shakopee Chamber of Commerce. This seven-session program informs emerging and existing leaders about the critical inner workings of our community. The class will participate in a series of educational and hands-on opportunities designed to inform and inspire leaders – and challenge them to make a difference through personal commitment and involvement. This year's Leadership Program will begin with a retreat in September and conclude with graduation in March 2021. Click for more info about the program.
PPP Is Again Accepting Applications

More than $130 billion in Paycheck Protection Program funding remains to help those impacted by COVID-19.

Here's what you need to know:

1) Nonprofits and faith-based organizations, sole proprietors, independent contractors and those who are self-employed are all eligible.

2) Forgiveness is easier to qualify for with the PPP Flexibility Act signed into law in June. To qualify for forgiveness, at least 60% of the loan must be spent on payroll within 24 weeks of disbursement. 

3) The new deadline to apply is August 8, 2020. 

Understanding Coronavirus-Related Sick Leave
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. These provisions apply from April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020. However, many employers and their employees don't understand the paid sick leave provisions of the Act, so the Department of Labor has created posters to help explain:
National Institute of Standards and Technology Business Survey: COVID Impact and Recovery

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) understands that the COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting your business. They hope to learn how businesses like yours are adapting to the circumstances and how this may or may not be connected to broader weather-related stressors your business may face.

NIST invites you to take a survey to help them better understand what support businesses like yours need and to share your needs with those who may be able to provide assistance. They would also like to learn about practices taken that have helped reduce the impact of COVID-19, especially in the face of future hazard events.  Click here to take the survey.
Free Training & Webinars
Navigating PPP Forgiveness
Wednesday, July 15 (9:00 AM)

Look at the issue of FTEs in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) forgiveness application, receive updates on the policies for the forgiveness process, and get your questions answered. REGISTER
Unemployment Law
Wednesday, July 15 (3:00 PM)

This talk will cover the unemployment process, address timely issues that small businesses and employees currently face, and will offer insight and strategies small businesses should consider in navigating unemployment insurance in the era of COVID-19. REGISTER
C oronavirus Tax Relief For Employers & Business Owners
Thursday, July 16 (2:00 PM)
Thursday, July 23 (2:00 PM)
Thursday, July 30 (2:00 PM)

Learn about the Employee Retention Credit, Paid Sick Leave, and Paid Child Care Leave. These programs offer a credit on employment taxes to business owners.