Distinctly Different

All Chamber events through May 5, 2020 are postponed or cancelled. This includes: March Business After Hours, Women in Business Luncheon, Friday Legislative Forum, Iowa Valley Leadership Trivia Night, and April Business After Hours. Chamber staff members are working on new dates for most of these events.

The Chamber has compiled a list of local restaurants that have drive-thru, carry-out, and/or delivery available. We will be continuing to update this list and encourage you to share this post on your Facebook page. Find the list here.

Resources for Businesses

All employers should be implementing strategies to protect their workforce from the coronavirus while ensuring continuity of operations.

Federal resources

Small Business Guidelines and Checklist – Paycheck Protection Program

Created by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, these guides are based on information provided by the CDC, to help employers and employees prepare for and address the impacts of the coronavirus.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Workplace Tips for Employees

Guidance For Employers To Plan and Respond To Coronaviru

Interactive Workplace Flyer Builder

How Small Businesses will Benefit from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

Coronavirus Tax Relief from IRS

Families First Act additional information

State resources

Iowa Business Recovery Assistance

SBA Disaster Assistance in response to Coronavirus

Iowa Small Business Relief Grant Program and Tax Deferral

Resources for Individuals

What to do if you are sick

Marshall County Resource Guide

Information from the Iowa Department of Health

Iowa Unemployment Insurance information

Mortgage, rent and utility assistance

MICA’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program

Information from Governor Kim Reynolds

Resources for Non-Profits

Volunteer Iowa information

SBA Disaster Assistance in response to Coronavirus

COVID-19 Response Toolkit

The Chamber is proud to offer this FREE toolkit to our businesses, courtesy of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Click here for your toolkit.