Simplot: Neighborhood Food Raiser on Friday, April 17
Stock up on frozen vegetables, fruits and french fries on Friday, April 17 from 3-7pm at two locations: Caldwell and Buhl. This Neighborhood Foodraiser will benefit St. Luke’s COVID Response Fund, while filling your freezer with Northwest grown and processed products. Place your order here.
BuckSnort Soda Company: Selling “We Got This Boise” Shirts with Proceeds to Benefit Idaho FoodBank
BuckSnort Soda Company is doing their part to give back to communities that have supported them for years. They are committing 100% of net profits from the sale of the limited-edition “WE GOT THIS” merchandise to the local food bank in each community. The proceeds in Boise will benefit the Idaho FoodBank. Support BuckSnort Soda Company at bucksnortsodas.com to purchase.
Primary Health Designates Respiratory Clinics
Primary Health Medical Group has successfully developed “Respiratory Clinics” in Garden City, Meridian and Nampa offering car-side services for patients with COVID-19 symptoms while keeping them separate from the general patient population and reducing the risk of exposure to health care workers. “By separating COVID-19 symptomatic patients from other patients and as many health care workers as possible, we can slow the spread of the virus. That’s why it’s so important to us to designate ‘clean’ clinics, so our patients can have peace of mind,” said Primary Health CEO and pediatrician David Peterman, M.D.
Sparklight Keeping Us All Connected at Home
Sparklight has created several initiatives to help relieve the influx of the community working from home. As of March 13, Sparklight has implemented unlimited data for the next 30 days as well as offering payment deferrals and waiving late fees for its customers for 60 days.
Sparklight also announced last week additional relief measures to support families in need during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. A 15 Mbps internet plan for $10 per month is available for the next 60 days to help low income families and those most impacted from coronavirus challenges, such as seniors and college students. No documentation will be required to sign up for this plan.
Hear from Mat Erpelding in this latest Chamber Video Update. This video focuses on the Paycheck Protection Program and how to ensure a successful application. The PPP is part of the CAREs Act and will provide an estimated 39,000 plus Idaho businesses access to about 1.5 billion dollars in aid. The PPP initiative provides 100% federally guaranteed loans to small businesses, many of which are also 100% forgivable.
Check out his eight tips to expedite your application today!
Welcome back! Hear from Mat Erpelding in this latest Chamber Video Update, following the passing of Congress's new relief package worth trillions of dollars, called the CAREs Act. This is the third and largest economic stimulus package passed in two weeks. This video focuses on the emergency loans included called the Paycheck Protection Act. In Idaho an estimated 39,000 plus businesses are eligible for 1.5 billion dollars in aid. The PPP the initiative provides 100% federally guaranteed loans to small businesses, many of which are also 100% forgivable.
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