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Thursday, April 09, 2020
Our agency is donating $1,000 to a local community nonprofit performing critical work during the COVID-19 crisis. Let us know which one you think deserves to win! Email us @ michelle@genemorganinsurance.com with a brief description of the work your favorite non-profit is doing to support our community specifically for the COVID-19 situation. We will review nominations and our agency staff will ...read more
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Thursday, April 09, 2020
Surplus Food Inventory? The Food Bank Needs It.With restaurants ordered to close or limited to delivery and take-out orders, many food service businesses have more inventory than they can use. Meanwhile, the Alameda County Community Food Bank (ACCFB) is seeing an increased need in the community as many residents have lost their income. Please consider donating surplus food inventory from your ...read more
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Thursday, April 09, 2020
#LPCTogether The LPC Foundation has received several inquires as to how support may be directed to Las Positas College students impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. As a response, we've established the COVID-19 Giving Initiative (#LPCTogether). By making a gift through the link below, we'll be able to direct funds to the areas of greatest needs for students. This primarily includes support for LPC ...read more
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Thursday, April 09, 2020
Join us for a Virtual Wine Tasting & Cheese Pairing (Episode 2), with owner and winemaker Rhonda Wood, Executive VP Harrison and Assistant Winemaker Alec. We will be talking about our Rosé of Grenache we call 'The Pink Pearl', our beloved GSM (Grenache/Syrah/Mourvedre) and a crowd favorite the 'Muy Bueno' Zinfandel! We are featuring this Virtual Tasting 3-pack at a very special ...read more
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Thursday, April 09, 2020
Dear A's Fan, We hope you are focusing on your health, safety, and well-being during this unprecedented time. We are thinking of you and every member of our amazing Green and Gold family. I enjoyed celebrating Opening Day At Home, a day full of memorable games and content on multiple platforms, and I hope you did too. It served as a great reminder that we can come together even when we’re ...read more
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Thursday, April 09, 2020
Having trouble viewing this e-mail? See it onlineVisit Our Website   | Request a Quote or Consultation   | (925)828-4561 All of us at FASTSIGNS® hope that you and your loved ones are healthy and in good spirits. As a community during this unprecedented time of COVID-19, it’s more important than ever to stay connected and do everything possible to inform your team members and customers of new ...read more
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Thursday, April 09, 2020
Follow these steps to protect yourself & your loved ones.Follow these simple cleaning steps  to protect yourself & your loved ones.Disposable GlovesWear disposable gloves while cleaning.  When you are done, throw gloves away  and wash your hands for 20 seconds.Soft Surfaces(carpets, furniture and clothing)  Clean with soap and water, ...read more
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Thursday, April 09, 2020
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Human Interest
Thursday, April 09, 2020
Dear Valued Customer, We want to assure you that we take the health and well-being of our community, customers and associates very seriously. Like you, we're closely monitoring the quickly developing effects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Here's some of the things we are doing to help. To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, we are practicing social distancing, individually packaging ...read more
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Wednesday, April 08, 2020
After a successful trial last week, we will take phone orders between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm for curbside pick up or local delivery (Livermore & Pleasanton), Wednesday-Thursday and Saturday - Closed Easter Sunday. Orders are scheduled for pick up and delivery a day or more later.   Currently, live calls are picked up between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm during our open days. E-mails or phone ...read more
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Wednesday, April 08, 2020
Dear Friends,  This Thursday, April 9th, I will be joined by Colleen Chawla, Director of the Alameda County Health Care Services Agency, for a Facebook Live Q&A on the coronavirus. I invite you to submit your questions for Colleen and me to answer in advance on the Facebook event discussion page.  When: Thursday, April 9th @ 1:30 PM PT Who: Congressman Eric Swalwell and ...read more
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Tuesday, April 07, 2020
ATHENA RISING CREATES ONLINE COMMUNITY Empowering feminine community, Athena Rising, moves to enable connection while social-distancing. Invites You to Join the Launch Party. LIVERMORE, CA: Today, Athena Rising, a membership based feminine coworking and event space in Livermore, announced that it has created a free online community to enable connection and encouragement during the ...read more
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Monday, April 06, 2020
Dear Valued Customer, We want to assure you that we take the health and well-being of our community, customers and associates very seriously. Like you, we're closely monitoring the quickly developing effects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Here's some of the things we are doing to help. To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, we are practicing social distancing, individually packaging ...read more
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Monday, April 06, 2020
Quest@HomeSpark Curiosity • Learn Together We know this is a challenging time for families on many fronts, and we hope our first edition of Quest@Home last week was useful. Our goal is to provide weekly updates of trusted resources, activities, and original content to help you stay safe, be science-informed, and enjoy “questing” together at home. This will include informative articles and analysis ...read more
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Friday, April 03, 2020
Thank you to everyone who joined us for our Tri-Valley Commercial Real Estate Update: Impacts of COVID-19 webinar. Please find the recording of the webinar HERE. We hope you found the discussion helpful. Please do not hesitate to reach out to our advisors below if you need more guidance.
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Friday, April 03, 2020
Dear County Residents,As we all continue to endure the challenges facing us, I wanted to share some resources from the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act passed by Congress this week in an effort to support business owners. To read the entire Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act click here.Capital to cover the cost of retaining employees? Then the Paycheck ...read more
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Friday, April 03, 2020
GivingTuesday announced a global day of giving and unity that will take place on May 5, 2020 as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. MobileCause is helping nonprofits fundraise with Text-To-Donate Keywords, ApplePay donation button, Peer-To-Peer fundraising pages, Facebook embedded donation forms and custom GivingTuesday landing pages with a live progress meter and ...read more
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Friday, April 03, 2020
TRI-VALLEY EMPLOYER SURVEY TO GATHER INFORMATION ON THE REGION'S HIRING SITUATION DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS The Tri-Valley Career Center and the region's Chambers are working for you through the isolation and required "stay-at-home" order. We need to get a grasp, however, on the realities of employment in the region, your needs and how we can help you now as well as when the economy ...read more
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Thursday, April 02, 2020
Waste Prevention Grants: Deadline This FridayApplications for StopWaste's waste prevention grants are due this Friday, April 3 at 5PM. The deadline had been extended from March 17 due to the impact of the coronavirus. Total grant funding up to $400K is available to nonprofits and businesses for grant proposals in four categories.Explore All Grants Reuse & Repair Grants - Up to $20,000 ...read more
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Thursday, April 02, 2020
MAY 8th FEED THE NEED EVENT CANCELED Spectrum's FEED THE NEED Tailgate & Ballgame event has been affected by COVID-19 and cannot take place. The Meals on Wheels programs it supports are needed now more than ever. We have seen a 25% increase in new senior clients during the past 2 weeks and that number continues to grow.  We're also providing "pick-up" meals for mobile seniors struggling to feed ...read more
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Thursday, April 02, 2020
We care and we want to hear from you. COVID-19 Member Feedback Survey At UNCLE Credit Union, we care about the safety, health and financial well-being of our members, especially as we navigate these challenging times due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. To help us align our efforts with your needs, we are asking members to complete this short online survey.Take the Survey > Your feedback is ...read more
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Thursday, April 02, 2020
EBCE Launches $1.5 Million COVID-19 Relief Effort  The public power agency expands its financial support to cities, local charities to help combat the COVID-19 crisis Oakland, Calif. (April 2, 2020) - East Bay Community Energy has expanded its commitment to funding local COVID-19 relief efforts and has now earmarked $1.5 million toward community relief efforts in Alameda County.  “I directed ...read more
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Thursday, April 02, 2020
During the unprecedented impacts of COVID-19, PG&E remains committed to providing ways for your business to save money with our energy efficiency programs. And while we have had to make some adjustments in our programs for the safety of our customers and employees, we are still moving forward with support in other ways.Program updates include:Pausing in-person interactions All in-person ...read more
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Thursday, April 02, 2020
Invitation to webinar on Monday, April 6, 2020: Families First Coronavirus Response Act:  What California's Employers Need To Know The EAC of Alameda County and the EDD want to support you and your company by hosting an online meeting with specialist Jason Geller of the law firm Fisher Phillips LLC, San Francisco.  WhenMonday, April 6, 2020 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM PDTAdd to ...read more
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Thursday, April 02, 2020
Virtual Downtown Shopping! Let’s have Some Shopping Fun! A few of our downtown shopping locations have joined forces to host our first ever virtual shopping event! How can you join? At 10AM, Friday morning, jump onto one of the listed business facebook pages and watch their live shopping event! They’ll showcase many of their favorite items helping you choose Easter basket stuffers, Easter gifts ...read more
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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
We want to thank you for supporting us during this Shelter in Place period. Many of you took advantage of our 20% off of six bottles or more this past week. The sale continues until we can open for regular hours. Another good way to support FSWC is though Gift Cards. You can order yours at linda@wineco.com.    Missing our weekly flights??? We would like to bring them to you, all packaged up and ...read more
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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Live SCORE WebinarsGet strategies from industry experts to help your business succeed. Attend our webinars live to participate in Q&A and to receive the presentation slides. Can't attend live? Register & we'll send you the recording.Sign Up for Upcoming Webinars  A 3-Step Approach to Intentional Social Media Marketing April 2 | 1 p.m. ET, 10 a.m. PTWalk away with a clear, and easy to implement ...read more
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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Our trusted panel of Tri-Valley commercial real estate advisors will analyze the impact that COVID-19 is having on Tri-Valley Commercial Real Estate, as well as the impact it could have for years to come in this complimentary webinar presented by Hoge Fenton. We will discuss: The state & local government response with Assemblywoman Catharine B. Baker The current and future deal flow with ...read more
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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Need a dose of Opera while on lock-down?A new LVO opera released every Friday, at 7 pm LVOpera ChannelOpera Video Series This Friday, April 3; 7 pmLVO's March, 2020 Double-Bill:A Florentine Tragedy&Gianni Schicchi Click to watch Watch and chat live with other viewers   Coming attractions: April 10: Eugene Onegin stay tuned for more upcoming operas Visit our website
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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Situation Update March 31, 2020On March 31, Alameda County joined six neighboring health jurisdictions to extend through May 3, 2020, our jointly issued Shelter in Place Order to reduce the spread of COVID-19. While the prior Shelter Order has been effective in slowing the rate of transmission of COVID-19 (“flattening the curve”), it is not enough. Given the continued increase in cases—more ...read more
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Monday, March 30, 2020
As the State of California and our communities mobilize to slow the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), our hearts go out to all those who have been affected by this outbreak. At PG&E, we want you to know how we’re supporting these efforts and our customers in this difficult time. No disconnections: We understand that many of our customers are facing severe economic challenges because of ...read more
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Monday, March 30, 2020
Quest at Home Spark CuriosityLearn Together • Quest at Home  We know this is an incredibly challenging time for families, so we’ve asked ourselves what we can do, as science center volunteers, to make a difference. Our answer is to launch Quest at Home. Our goal is to provide trusted resources to help you stay safe, make science-informed decisions and have “questing” activities to enjoy together ...read more
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Monday, March 30, 2020
Dear Friends,   I am writing to invite you to participate in a Telephone Town Hall on help that is available to small businesses hurt by the Coronavirus/COVID-19 stay-at-home order.  This call-in event will be Tuesday, March 31 at 11:30 a.m.  My guests for this Town Hall will be:Zae Perrin, president and CEO of the Danville Area Chamber of CommerceScott Rogalski, director of the Small ...read more
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Monday, March 30, 2020
PW Stephens Environmental, Inc.  is an abatement company specializing in the removal of asbestos, lead & mold remediation. COVID-19 is having a dramatic impact on our lives, businesses and our communities. PW Stephens Environmental is now offering home & business disinfecting & cleaning to help combat COVID-19. PW Stephens Environmental is following the guidelines and procedures set by the US ...read more
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Friday, March 27, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic and shelter in place order have caused demand for senior meals to increase significantly. Please see the attached Press Release detailing some of changes we've implemented.  You can click on the image for a larger version. NOTE - Since this press release was written last Friday, we've already increased meal delivery to an additional 400+ seniors in Alameda County.  That ...read more
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Friday, March 27, 2020
Livermore Downtown Inc. is a 501 ( C ) 3 Non-Profit dedicated to the health and vitality of downtown Livermore and its locally owned, small business, entrepreneurs. Covid-19 has devastated our downtown district... for now. BUT, we have seen amazing creativity, resilience and adaptability among our businesses and property owners to fight for survival and come through this, ready to thrive on the ...read more
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Friday, March 27, 2020
Cuda Ridge SIP Virtual Tasting Thursday, April 2nd5:00 PM PSTLogin information below  Join our winemaker, Larry Dino, and Tasting Room Manager Annie Rodrigues for a virtual tasting of three of the recently released varietals: 2017 Cabernet Franc2017 Black Label Cabernet Sauvignon2017 Petit Verdot                                                                           ...read more
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Friday, March 27, 2020
To best serve you during these uncertain times, my website now includes a new page full of resources for CA-15 residents. You’ll find links to an array of local resources, including public health information from Alameda and Contra Costa counties, grab-and-go meals for students, updates on the latest from local health care providers and federal agencies, and more. For additional information and ...read more
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Friday, March 27, 2020
Disaster Field Operations Center West   Release Date:  March 27, 2020Contact:  Richard A. Jenkins, (916) 735-1500,Richard.Jenkins@sba.govRelease Number:  CA 16396-01CA 16398-01; CA 16399-01Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Blogs & Instagram  SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available to California Small Businesses  SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Small nonfarm businesses in the following counties in ...read more
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Friday, March 27, 2020
WAYS YOU CAN HELP SUPPORT PEOPLE OF LIVERMORE IN NEED This page will have collated information on the various local Livermore charities and organizations that are looking for volunteers to help in these difficult times. We will continue to update it with information on groups you can reach out to and volunteer to help. If you know of additional opportunities please email us at ...read more
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Friday, March 27, 2020
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Friday, March 27, 2020
          FREE webinar for ABC NorCal Members April1, 2020 9:00am - 10:30 am Join Cook Brown's Carrie Bushman and Stephen McCutcheon as they discuss the following:Safe practices and social distaning at workCompliance with new federal paid sick leave and family medical leave requirements (HR 6201)Daily claimsContract clausesABC NorCal Members: FREE ABC NorCal Non Members: $75REGISTER    
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Thursday, March 26, 2020
Public Information Supervisor Dave Mason, East Bay Regional Park District AGENCYEast Bay Regional Park District COVID-19 Closures:   The East Bay Regional Park District has announced park area closures to limit overcrowding and maintain public safety. Visit www.ebparks.org for the list of regional parks, developed park areas, parking lots, and entrance points that will be ...read more
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Thursday, March 26, 2020
Hope Hospice Has An Urgent Need for Personal Protective Equipment Hope Hospice has an urgent clinical need for N95 Face Masks, surgical masks, gowns, ...read more
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Thursday, March 26, 2020
PG&E Shares Additional Ways Customers Can Lessen Financial Hardship  From Flexible Pay Plans to Keeping Those on Medical Baseline Enrolled to Reminding Low-Income Customers about Available Programs, PG&E is Here to Help    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.— Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) offers additional support for customers experiencing hardships as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The ...read more
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Thursday, March 26, 2020
Due to the Alameda County Shelter in Place order, we will be closed until April 7, should this date change we will be sure to send out an update. We will be monitoring our emails as well as taking reservations that start after 4/7/20.We'll be counting down the days until we can welcome our Campers back!Camp Bow Wow Tri-Valley
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Thursday, March 26, 2020
ESTIMATED DISASTER ECONOMIC INJURY WORKSHEET FOR BUSINESSES   The federal government is working as quickly as possible on legislation to provide funding to support cities and businesses during the COVID-19 emergency.  Your help is needed to collect data to assist the City of Livermore in qualifying for funds to help small businesses.    Please fill out this short form and email to ...read more
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Thursday, March 26, 2020
The Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Livermore is a centrally located Livermore hotel, with a long history of community engagement and support. During this current Covid-19 crisis, we are eager to provide lodging services to those medical support teams, government support agencies, and community members that may need it due to self-isolation or work from home requirements. The Hawthorn Suites by ...read more
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Thursday, March 26, 2020
CITY OF LIVERMORE ESTABLISHES A TEMPORARY MORATORIUM ON RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL EVICTIONS LIVERMORE, Calif. – Today, City Manager Marc Roberts, acting as the Director of Emergency Services, signed an order establishing a temporary moratorium on residential and commercial evictions resulting from loss of income, increased medical expenses, or childcare needs related to COVID-19. This order ...read more
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Thursday, March 26, 2020
The change to our economic landscape has been swift and unprecedented. Maintaining the financial health of our clients amid the storm of closures and uncertainty is something that weighs heavily on our firm, and we want you to know that we are here to help. In response to requests, our advisory team has launched SSF’s Disaster Relief Loan Application Assistance services to help businesses ...read more
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Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Free Webinar This Friday! Complementary TRIVALLEY Business Webinar March 27, 2020 | ...read more
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Tuesday, March 24, 2020
 Safeway Northern California has dedicated hours for seniors and other vulnerable customers at Safeway, starting March 19.  Safeway will reserve every Tuesday and Thursday from store opening to 9AM for those vulnerable shoppers who must leave home to obtain their groceries.  We are asking that our customers help us reserve this shopping time for those most at risk in our communities.  We thank our ...read more
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Tuesday, March 24, 2020
So we can weather this storm better together, please help us spread the word! The Livermore Valley Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the City of Livermore, Livermore Downtown, Inc., Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association and Visit Tri-Valley, has built a central repository of information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency, resources available to business owners, and businesses ...read more
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Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Senator Steve Glazer has committed to making this website a one-stop point of reference for the 7th District’s needs regarding how to survive the Coronavirus Crisis.  6th Coronavirus Telephone Town Hall Senator Steve Glazer hosted his sixth telephone town hall discussing the Coronavirus crisis on Sunday, March 22, and was joined by Ali Mattu, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist. Senator Glazer and ...read more
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Tuesday, March 24, 2020
The House Democratic Caucus has released proposal for the next stimulus package in response to the COVID-19 pandemic around the world. We know that the impact this has had on your businesses and our industries was immediate and, in many cases, dire. The main focus of the Caucus’ action for small businesses is included below. Please share this with your members and small business communities. While ...read more
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Sunday, March 22, 2020
Dear Valued Clients, Neighbors and Friends: As we continue to navigate through the recent "shelter in place" order, we remain committed to making proactive decisions that support the health and safety of both our clients and associates.We're in this together: While our branches remain open to continue to serve your needs, we ask that you work with us to provide the safest environment possible. ...read more
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Saturday, March 21, 2020
Due to an overabundance of caution, Good News Bears will not be accepting stuffed animal donations for at least one month. If you have some to donate, please wash and dry them, and store them until we accept again, (after drying, layout in the sun, spread out in your home, or put in laundry basket with holes. It is important to be sure the stuffing is completely dry, otherwise it may mold. If ...read more
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Wednesday, March 18, 2020
NEWS RELEASE   Disaster Field Operations Center West   Release Date:  March 16, 2020Contact:  Richard A. Jenkins, (916) 735-1500, Richard.Jenkins@sba.govRelease Number:  CA 16332 -01Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Blogs & Instagram   SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to California Small Businesses Economically Impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19)  SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The U.S. Small ...read more
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Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Due to the impact of the coronavirus, StopWaste has extended the application deadline for waste prevention grants to April 3, 2020. Grants up to $20K are available to businesses and nonprofits with innovative waste reduction proposals. There are several grant categories, with total funding up to $400K.Reuse & Repair: Up to $20K per grant for projects that avoid disposal or recycling in favor of ...read more
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