We find ourselves in uncharted territory: three months into COVID living and a long overdue awakening towards equality and justice for all.
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6.12.20 @ Noon | As part of the Campaign for Equal Dignity, The National Center for Civil and Human Rights welcomes Fair Fight for a conversation about the current issues voters face and how to ensure the right to vote is extended to all people. Moderated by Mo Ivory
Online event. Free. Register and Sign the Pledge!
We invite you to co-create actionable steps towards making sure all business owners in East Atlanta are heard, included and welcomed.
Register Here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwrdu-oqjwjE9O-9n7OYEjbON0pKecIWAlK
NEW STATE REOPENING GUIDELINES START ON JUNE 16TH
Governor Brian Kemp has signed a NEW Executive Order that goes into effect at 12 AM on June 16 and runs through 11:59 PM on June 30.
READ FULL STATE ORDER 6.11.20
As it relates to restaurants:
• In restaurants and dining rooms, there is no longer a party maximum for the number of people who can sit together.
• There is no longer a limit on the number of patrons allowed per square foot.
• Workers at restaurants, dining rooms, banquet facilities, private event facilities, and private reception venues are only required to wear face coverings when they are interacting with patrons.
• In a bar, now you can have fifty people – up from twenty-five – or thirty-five percent of total listed fire capacity, whichever is greater.
• For salad bars and buffets, a worker can use cafeteria-style service to serve patrons or the establishment can provide hand sanitizer, install a sneeze guard, enforce social distancing, and regularly replace shared utensils to allow patron self-service.
CITY OF ATLANTA 5 PHASE PLAN
Read the full 5 Phase Plan Here
As of May 27, 2020 we entered into Phase 2.
Read an Intown Article
ORDER TOUCHLESS SANITIZER STATIONS
THANK YOU TO ARGOSY FOR HELPING ALL BUSINESS HAVE ACCESS!
Contact Directly: Matt VanMol with Sysco- email@example.com
Use: Armando’s Argosy account
Pay: With Your Company Credit Card
Pick Up: At Argosy
PPP LOAN FORGIVENESS UPDATE
The new PPP law:
- Lengthens the loan forgiveness period from eight weeks to 24 weeks.
- Lowers the amount of PPP funds that must be spent on payroll from 75% to 60% and allows 40% for other qualifying expenses.
- Delays employer payroll tax payments through the end of 2020.
- Exempts borrowers from the FTE loan forgiveness reduction if borrowers are unable to return to the same level of business activity as before Feb. 15th due to Covid-19.
WATCH A STEP BY STEP GUIDE FOR PPP LOAN FORGIVENESS APPLICATION
CATCH UP ON ALL PPP RECORDED WEBINARS AND OTHER COVID BUSINESS RELATED INFO
NO PENALTY FOR UNPAID BUSINESS LICENSE UNTIL JUNE 3OTH!
READ FULL STATEMENT OF SOLIDARITY