Category: Articles

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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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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Chamber names Volunteers of the Quarter for 2020Q3

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

The Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce has announced its Volunteers of the Quarter for the third quarter of 2020. A panel of chamber member individuals chose these volunteers from a list of nominees because of their outstanding service and dedication to the ...

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Small Business Saturday is November 28

Date: November 9, 2020 Category: Articles

Small Business Saturday is November 28, 2020. While this year may look different due to COVID-19, it's more important now more than ever that we make an effort to support small businesses this holiday season. Many of them are relying on this sales bump to...

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Anthem offering a new healthcare option for our changing world

Date: October 30, 2020 Category: Articles

Chamber partner Anthem wants everyone to have health insurance coverage, including those individuals and families whose employment and financial situations do not quite fit the mold for traditional plans. Just as our home and work situations have changed,...

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