THE BUSINESS REVIEW
The Official Digital Monthly Publication of

The Chamber of Medford & Jackson County

"HELPING BUSINESS SUCCEED"
— April 2020 Issue —
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IN THIS ISSUE
Medford And Jackson County Chamber Partners With See’s Candies, Pacific Power And Dutch Bros Coffee For A Belated Easter Surprise
MEDFORD | APRIL 17, 2020
The Chamber of Medford & Jackson County, Pacific Power and Dutch Bros Coffee, in partnership with the iconic See’s Candies, are seeing to it that people in need get their belated Easter treats this year.
OREGON UPDATE
Lemonade Day Medford & Jackson County Postponed
MEDFORD | APRIL 13, 2020
Due to the current circumstances regarding COVID-19, Lemonade Day Medford & Jackson County will be postponed for the foreseeable future.
COVID-19 Impact Survey Results
CORONAVIRUS SURVEY | THE CHAMBER OF MEDFORD & JACKSON COUNTY | APRIL 2020
The Chamber of Medford & Jackson County, Pacific Power and Dutch Bros Coffee, in partnership with the iconic See’s Candies, are seeing to it that people in need get their belated Easter treats this year.
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Merkley, Gardner, Reed, Moran Make Bipartisan Push To Increase Critical Funds For Suicide Prevention Amid Pandemic
april 22, 2020
Coronavirus crisis poses serious test to Americans’ emotional and mental resiliency
Rosen, Wyden Lead Call On Congressional Leaders To Ensure Cannabis Small Businesses Can Access Emergency SBA Loan And Grant Programs
SENATOR RON WYDEN PRESS RELEASE | APRIL 22, 2020
Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Ron Wyden (D-OR), led 8 of their Senate colleagues, including Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR), in a letter to Congressional leadership calling for forthcoming COVID-19 relief legislative packages to allow state-legal cannabis small businesses and indirect cannabis small businesses to access loan and emergency grant programs administered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
Greg Walden Shares What Veterans Need To Know To Receive Stimulus Checks
REPRESENTATIVE GREG WALDEN PRESS RELEASE | APRIL 21, 2020
Today, Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) praised cooperation between the Treasury Department, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that will make it easier for VA beneficiaries to receive their automatic economic impact payments.
Temporary Rule: Paid Leave Under The Families First Coronavirus Response Act
U.S. Department of labor
On April 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor announced new action regarding how American workers and employers will benefit from the protections and relief offered by the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act and Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act, both part of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).
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New IRS Portals For Economic Impact Payments
HOUSE COMMITEE ON WAYS AND MEANS|CHAIRMAN RICHARD E. NEAL| AS OF APRIL 16, 2020
The IRS has two new, online portals related to the economic impact payments. The first portal— Non-Filers: Enter Payment Info—was launched on April 10 for individuals who are not required to file tax returns. A second portal—Get My Payment—was launched on April 15 and allows taxpayers to obtain information about their economic impact payment and provide their banking information.
Avista: Save Energy When Shutting Down Commercial Buildings
Save energy when leaving a building unoccupied. Just follow these simple energy-saving tips from Avista. The larger your facility, the more you can save.
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Press For Oil: Help Us — Help Others
Press For Oil, as well as so many other businesses large and small are struggling to stay open. As our hearts go out to all business owners, in particular, those small businesses in our town of Ashland and surrounding areas, we thought, how can we help ourselves and help others?
New Online Community Emergency Resource Guide Preview Released In April
Collaborative Publishing Solutions (CPS) releases its new, free Community Emergency Resource Guide on their website, collaborativepublishingor.com, beginning with a preview by individual counties in late April 2020.
Greeter of the month
Genie Gilliam
Eat. Drink. Be Local.
Featuring the best in member specials for food, drinks, dining & entertainment.
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Jackson County Commissioners Declare A State Of Emergency
In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, prevent the overwhelming of health care providers, and otherwise minimize the risk to public health, the Jackson County Commissioners have declared a state of emergency throughout Jackson County effective March 19th. It will expire on May 31st, unless rescinded or extended further.
Asante COVID- 19 Resources How The Community Can Help
As our nation responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, local support is vital. With this in mind, AsanteForward, the campaign to transform health care in our region, will pivot its focus to having immediate impact on seen and unforeseen needs of our community.
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Wanda Cockey Selected As Executive Director For Providence Community Health Foundation
Providence Foundations announce that Wanda Cockey has accepted the role of executive director for the Providence Community Health Foundation in southern Oregon. Wanda begins her career with Providence on April 27.
APRIL 22, 2020
G.S.C.B.L Suspends League Play For Upcoming Season
Rogues working to keep baseball alive with independent schedule
MEDFORD ROGUES BASEBALL CLUB | APRIL 17, 2020
MARCH 19, 2020
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