Today is April 1st and we just wrapped up our 3rd virtual event this week. We partnered with HR Elements to discuss various business issues pertaining to the COVID-19 outbreak. Look for new webinars next week. We also interviewed Century Construction President John Hodge and shared his story below. If you need any assistance with anything, please reach out to me at firstname.lastname@example.org, Christine Barth, cbarth@cbcky, or Molly Weaver email@example.com. Thanks! CBC Executive Director Pat Frew
KY Nonprofit Network is a great resource for nonprofit organizations, especially to help navigate new disaster relief funding programs. View the KNN resource center, including recorded webinars at https://www.kynonprofits.org/coronavirus . View additional information on Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL), and Expanded unemployment benefits through Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)
Gateway’s Food for Thought Pantry has seen an enormous increase in students and families who are at risk of food insecurity. Food Donations are also being accepted every Wednesday from 12pm-4pm at Gateway’s TIE Urban Center Campus at 516 Madison Ave, Covington Ky. 41011. Please be sure to sanitize all food products prior to their donation, Thank you for your understanding. For any questions regarding donation or the food pantry please reach out to Sarah Young at firstname.lastname@example.org. To give a monetary donation to the pantry please see the attached link: https://gateway.kctcs.edu/giving/online-giving.aspx
Yesterday, Governor Beshear announced additional steps to address the coronavrirus by expanding child care options for grocery writers and allow critical workforce sectors to rehire previously retired workers to fill key roles. Details at kycovid19.ky.gov.
Mayor Joe Meyer signed a new executive order to refund application fees for special events and refund on a prorated basis, the 2:30 am permits. Details here.
We’ve reached out to John Hodge, President of Century Construction about how his company has changed and adapted during this challenging environment in a Q&A format.
How has the COVID-19 affected your business?
How has COVID-19 affected your employees (both field and office)?
You previously reference that you have prepared for something like this? Can you tell us how you prepared and for how long?
Is there anything that you would like to add? Any successes or anything else good?
“The CBC has provided me the opportunity to network with other local business leaders. Being new to the area this has become a valuable resource.”