Seniors can apply to receive meals, and restaurants can apply to provide them. Learn More Great Plates Delivered (formerly known as Restaurants Deliver) has two purposes: Help seniors and other adults at high risk from COVID-19 to stay home and stay healthy by delivering three nutritious meals a day, and Provide essential economic stimulus to local businesses struggling to stay afloat during the COVID-19 crisis.FAQs for RestaurantsFAQs for Participants
We are excited to announce that beginning this summer, Norco College will be offering the following certificates: Noncredit certificates – FREE* courses through RCCD Extended Learning ProgramFinancial LiteracyWorkplace Essentials Certificate *material fees may apply For CreditGame DevelopmentGreen Technician Certificate In an effort to help create and sustain a strong workforce, the College will be introducing ongoing career certificate programs. Click on the links above to view class time and
New Updates for Your Business!SHOW ME THE MONEY! Riverside County's COVID-19 Small Business Assistance Grant Program will provide small businesses with $10,000 grants. The application is set to open Wednesday, June 3rd, and we encourage businesses to apply as soon as possible. The application will be available here once open. Learn more by watching this replay of our weekly Chamber Business Briefing, where this was the main topic. The video is cued up to the start of this presentation
Businesses anticipating a reopening are expected to complete and implement a Safe Reopening Plan that addresses employee and customer health measures. The safe reopening plan does not require county approval, but businesses are encouraged to make the plan available so that the public and staff are aware of the precautions it addresses. Click here to view the guidelines.
MORE TESTING KEY FACTOR IN REOPENING SOONERRiverside County has been a leader in providing access to COVID-19 testing for residents. A key factor in the State of California's decision to allow counties like ours to reopen ALL of our businesses sooner will be getting more residents tested. YOU CAN HELP OUR RECOVERY BY GETTING TESTED Testing at the county-run sites is open to anyone, whether you have symptoms or not, and there are no out-of-pocket costs to individuals. You must have an
The new Inland Empire Tech Bridge will be anchored by Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Corona Division and will serve as a regional hub of innovation for the Navy command and local partners in industry, academia, nonprofits and private capital to work together to find faster, better solutions to warfighter challenges. Learn More
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COVID-19 and the WorkplaceThe U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division provides information on common issues employers and employees face when responding to COVID-19, and its effects on wages and hours worked under the Fair Labor Standards Act and job-protected leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act. Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Questions and AnswersFamilies First Coronavirus Response Act: Employee Paid Leave RightsFamilies First Coronavirus Response Act: Employer Paid Leave
A note from Congressman Ken Calvert's office: While the CARES Act, or Coronavirus Phase III stimulus bill, still needs to be approved by Congress and signed into law by the President, there is a bipartisan agreement to enact the bill. Linked below are fact sheets prepared by the Small Business Committee on the small business provisions within the CARES Act. Rep. Calvert wanted to be sure our members have this information as soon as possible. It’s also important to note that small
The #CoronaChamber has put together a list of 35 quality, legitimate, linked resources for you, your business, and your employees. As new information becomes available, we will get the critical data to you, so you can focus on your company. Please take the time to review. Clicking either of the images below will open a PDF document with clickable links.
COVID-19 Updates & Additional Resources Please take the time and read all the way through. Each of the updates and resources provided here are new since previous emails. Did you miss yesterday's webinar on Funding Updates for California Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19? Catch the replay here. You can also download the slides. The next COVID-19 conference call is tomorrow, Friday, March 20th at 10:30am (NEW TIME), dial in number (800) 857-1861, participant code 8213422. Watch this video for other
Many of you are understandably worried in these uncertain times. We are here to support your needs. As a community, we must all come together to help our business community weather tough times. You can do this in many ways: Purchase gift cards now for later useOrder take out or delivery - click here for a list of member restaurants to support as they move away from dine in opportunities Shop local/shop small onlineShare about your favorite local businesses on social media, especially any
Dear Chamber members and subscribers, As the situation surrounding Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 continues to unfold, we want to assure you that the Corona Chamber is here to help. Whether it's providing accurate, up-to-date information, links to resources, or to be a sounding board or other, our team is here for you. Over the coming days and as new information surfaces, we will be in communication to share tools for you as a business owner or employee impacted by current events. It's time for
As new information on the coronavirus (COVID-19) becomes available, the #CoronaChamber encourages employers to monitor and heed advice from the CDC and reputable agencies to minimize the spread and protect employees and the community. It's important to strategize now how you will handle potential interruptions in your business to ensure smooth operations. Some tips to consider:If you don't yet have a plan, make one nowMake it flexible and ask for employee inputEncourage employees to stay home if they are
As you know, local, state, federal and international health organizations continue to respond to the threat posed by coronavirus (COVID-19). We must have a robust and coordinated response to protect Americans from this virus. I believe the creation of a federal Coronavirus Task Force, which is a multi-agency response to COVID-19, is a positive step. I have and will continue to listen to local, state, and federal health officials and will support their efforts to protect Americans and contain the virus. I
For the fifth time in six years, Norco College ranked Best for Vets by the Military Times. The College is ranked number 17 out of 28 two-year colleges nationwide, and number two of only four California community colleges to make the ranking. "What an honor to be repeatedly ranked among the best colleges for veterans," said Interim President Monica Green. "Norco College is committed to serving veterans and active service members in their transition from classroom to career. I share this excitement with