Upcoming Chamber Chats

Join us every Wednesday as we get Business/Community Updates with:
More details about this call can be found here .
Join us for a Chamber Chat with Dr. Natasha Ganem, a consultant for Lion Leadership , on Leading Well During Uncertain Times.

For creative, fast-growing companies that were destined for great success in Q2 this year, Coronavirus feel like a massive brick wall. It's a wall that now sits squarely between where we are and where we were going, as well as between our understanding of health and now the understanding that people we care about are at significant risk. What can company owner/founders do to save their businesses and their companies? They can lead well during these uncertain times. In this session you will learn…
  • Why strategy is more important than ever and how to use it for maximum leadership impact
  • Which triggers may cause good intentions to result in negative outcomes
  • What mindsets leaders need to have to keep company morale in-tact
  • The 7 actions you can take today to bolster relationships with clients, employees, and stakeholders
More details about this call can be found here .
We have partnered with The Classic Center and Terrapin Beer Co. to present Band Together – a weekly virtual concert series that will bring your favorite entertainers right to your doorstep. Join us every Thursday night at 7:00 PM on YouTube at Band Together Athens for some at-home entertainment. You won’t want to miss this! You can donate to show support for your favorite band and proceeds will go to support the Athens Area Community Foundation’s COVID-19 Community Response Fund.
More details about Band Together can be found here .

Join us for another conference call about Leadership in Difficult Times with  GIANT's  Director of Consulting, Chris Ediger.
More details about this call can be found here .
Join us every Tuesday morning for a Small Business Owners Conference Call with Mayor Kelly Girtz and City Manager Blaine Williams.
More details about this call can be found here .
Join us for a Virtual 1 Million Cups Wednesday morning at 9:00 AM!
More details about this call can be found here .
Mental Health Resources

With the help of the  School of Social Work  at the University of Georgia, we are providing support around stress and mental health to small businesses.  Please check out all of the great resources on our Covid-19 page if this pandemic has caused you excessive stress or negatively affected your mental health.
Check out this awesome video that  Deeds Creative  made to help explain the Athens Works Initiative and how we can help support our community during this difficult time.
We made a video to thank all of our healthcare workers and everyone else working hard on the front lines to keep us safe and sane during quarantine. Make your own video and be sure to tag us on Facebook and Instagram!
Escape the Room is offering virtual and printable escape room simulations so you can play at home!

$18 per person
$35 package

Got Questions?

Athens-Clarke County Economic Development  is partnering with other local entities on a business support email hotline to answer your questions and share info with local businesses. If you have questions related to coronavirus concerns for your business or seeking help with business / workforce / non-profit resources and opportunities, send an email to BusinessSupport@accgov.com and have your questions answered by them or a local partner organization.

In addition to providing direct responses to questions, ACCGov will post answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on the ACCGov Business & Workforce Resources web page:  www.accgov.com/coronavirus .
Click here to view all of the amazing Community Offers and Services local businesses are providing amidst Covid-19!
Be sure to continue checking our  Covid-19 Resources  page for all of our upcoming calls, recordings of previous calls, and important resources relating to Covid-19 in Athens.
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