First Financial Provides $30,000 to Dayton Chamber foundation for Minority Small Businesses

Date: January 25, 2021 Category: Press Releases

Dayton, OH – Jan. 25, 2021 – First Financial Bank (Nasdaq: FFBC) and its Foundation have established a new Minority Small Business Fund that will provide $30,000 to the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce Education and Public Improvement (EPI) Foundation ...

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Montgomery County grant available to promote green initiatives

Date: January 21, 2021 Category: Articles Tags: , ,

The Montgomery County Solid Waste District is now accepting applications for the 2021 Business Capital Incentive Grant, which is aimed at providing funding to enhance, increase and promote recycling, waste reduction, and composting. Applications are du...

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PPP Second Round Now Open

Date: January 11, 2021 Category: Articles Tags: , ,

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Treasury Department have launched a second round of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), opening the week of January 11, 2021. This relaunch of the program prioritizes small businesses, authorizing $2...

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Applications now accepted for the 2021 Soin Award for Innovation

Date: January 7, 2021 Category: Press Releases

DAYTON, Ohio – The search is on for the next great idea that could win a local business or individual $25,000 and a valuable moment in the spotlight. The Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for the 2021 Soin Award for Innovation. ...

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COVID-19 vaccines will be covered at no cost to Anthem members

Date: January 7, 2021 Category: Articles Tags: , , ,

Anthem has announced that all Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce members using Anthem's chamber healthcare products will be able to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at no cost. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that healthcare wo...

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Eligible Paycheck Protection Program expenses now deductible

Date: January 6, 2021 Category: Articles Tags: , ,

WASHINGTON – The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service issued guidance today allowing deductions for the payments of eligible expenses when such payments would result (or be expected to result) in the forgiveness of a loan (covered loan) ...

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Voice of Business: Employee happiness is an investment

Date: December 18, 2020 Category: Articles

We’ve all been expected to do more with less this year, and it’s not uncommon for business leaders to accept the idea that fair pay for that work is enough to create employee buy-in, and in turn, motivation. The truth, however, is that it isn’t e...

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OSHA: COVID-19 Guidance on Ventilation in the Workplace

Date: December 2, 2020 Category: Articles Tags: , ,

OSHA is committed to protecting the health and safety of America’s workers and workplaces during these unprecedented times. The agency will be issuing a series of alerts designed to keep workers safe. Ensuring adequate ventilation throughout the work...

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Strategies for improving mental health at the workplace

Date: December 2, 2020 Category: Articles Tags: , ,

By: Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Sr. Medical Officer, Sedgwick The first step toward improving mental health issues in the workplace is to raise awareness of these conditions and identify ways to assist those needing treatment. Sometimes, employers are surpr...

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6 Ways Retailers Can Prepare for the Holiday Season

Date: November 30, 2020 Category: Articles Tags: , ,

Submitted by: Infintech As many retail business owners will tell you, holiday sales can make or break their bottom line. For some retailers, holiday shopping accounts for nearly 20% of annual sales according to the New York Times. With COVID-19 stil...

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