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Coronavirus Stimulus Package Provides Options for Small Businesses

Coronavirus Stimulus Package Provides Options for Small Businesses

At a time when so much feels out of control, Congress is hoping small businesses can get back in the driver’s seat. In response to the coronavirus pandemic, lawmakers on Friday officially approved a sweeping stimulus package, with some $350 billion allocated specifically for small business relief. The stimulus package gives small business owners options about how to best weather the unprecedented storm. The pandemic has already had devastating consequences…read more →

5 Ways to Support Small Businesses During the Coronavirus Pandemic

5 Ways to Support Small Businesses During the Coronavirus Pandemic

The coronavirus outbreak currently spreading across the country is bad for Wall Street—but it could be worse for Main Street. Many small, independently owned retailers, restaurants and the like face dwindling crowds, canceled reservations and an uncertain future. That puts millions of jobs and large sums of local investment at risk. During this period of social distancing, you can still put your money where you can’t physically go in order…read more →

4 Resources for Small Businesses Coping with the Coronavirus Outbreak

4 Resources for Small Businesses Coping with the Coronavirus Outbreak

As the coronavirus outbreak continues, small businesses face tough decisions. Decisions like whether to stay open, how many employees to schedule and, above all else, how to protect customers don’t come easy—and they could make or break a fragile business. In these uncertain times, there is no roadmap, but there are resources that can point your business in the right direction. Expert Guidance The medical experts at the Centers for…read more →

Vote Now for America’s Favorite Main Street

Vote Now for America’s Favorite Main Street

It’s that time of year again—the fifth annual America’s Main Streets contest is here! Nominate or vote for your favorite Main Street all spring long to give your community a chance at the coveted title and prize package.

5 Main Street Events to Visit in February

5 Main Street Events to Visit in February

February may be short, but there’s no shortage of things to celebrate this month on Main Street. From Valentine’s Day to Mardi Gras to just another Friday night, your downtown district will be bustling all month long.

5 Main Street Events to Visit in January

5 Main Street Events to Visit in January

Start your new year off with something sweet or savory, cold or warm—doesn’t matter, as long as it’s local. This month, Main Streets across the country will host their first events of the new year, and they’re putting local flavors and pastimes front and center. From craft brews to homemade comfort food, these downtown events shouldn’t be missed.

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