• News for Chamber

    Monday, July 06, 2020
    We are SO appreciative of your overwhelming response to let us help you promote your new way of doing business!  One thing is resounding clear – SAN RAFAEL/MARIN COUNTY IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS.  Even if their doors are closed, the phone lines/websites/online shops are definitely open.   Technology has been a blessing in that the majority of businesses are able to continue on via remote/virtual means, ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic , Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Monday, July 06, 2020
    PPP Loan Application Extension – Last week, legislation was passed and signed into law extending the deadline to apply for Paycheck Protection Program loans to August 8, 2020.  Unfortunately, this change only extended the deadline to apply for a loan, and it did not include an expansion of the program to include all 501(c) non-profits.  That change will likely have to be made in the more expansive ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber
    Tuesday, June 30, 2020
    Kaiser Permanente recently released a playbook, “Planning for the Next Normal at Work,”to guide employers and busineses through health consideration they will need to address as they safeguard workplaces during the COVID-10 pandemic and prepare to bring employees back to traditional work environments. 
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Education
    Tuesday, June 30, 2020
    CMTA launches online tool to mobilize new wave of fabrication of safety equipment, allowing workers in all sectors to return to their jobs.SACRAMENTO, CA - Today Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a significant step intended to ease the process of putting California back to work. A partnership between the California Manufacturers & Technology Association (CMTA) and the State of California has created the ...read more
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    Thursday, June 18, 2020
    We are thrilled to announce and introduce the winner of the San Rafael Chamber Youth Speech Contest. This contest was introduced earlier this year to celebrate and acknowledge the Chamber’s Centennial Anniversary, by inviting San Rafael high school students to submit a speech on the topic of “What will the world look like in the next 100 years?” The intention was for the winner to recite their ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education
    Tuesday, June 16, 2020
    Dine11 Marin, an organization formed by a group of Marin residents in the face of the pandemic, has been partnering San Rafael restaurants, healthcare facilities, the San Rafael Public Schools and the Canal Alliance since early April.  Their mission is to help struggling restaurants by purchasing meals that are delivered by volunteers to staff at health care facilities. Additionally,  Dine11 Marin ...read more
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