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  • Montgomery Chamber to Host First Small Business Connect Call

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    The Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce has curated a panel of local experts to advise small and medium sized business owners in the Montgomery area on COVID-19 recovery related issues during a live, one-on-one call-in event this Thursday from 3- 6 p.m. The call in number is 334-226-7529
    Expert volunteer call handlers can provide information on a range of topics including small business loan programs, tax questions, human resources and unemployment questions, workplace safety issues, and more. The volunteers represent companies such as Alabama Power Company, Alabama State University SBDC, Balch Bingham, BBVA, Cadence Bank, Carr Riggs & Ingram, Jackson Thornton, PowerSouth, Regions Bank, River Bank & Trust, ServisFirst Bank, and UA SafeState, with more expected to join. 
    The call is generously sponsored by the Montgomery Biscuits. 
    “In times of unprecedented challenge and uncertainty, the ability to speak one-on-one with an expert can not only bring clarity to the chaos of running a business during a crisis, it offers the connection we all need to know that we can recover from this together,” says Montgomery Chamber President & CEO Anna Buckalew. “By connecting people to people, and people to resources, we aim to help our small businesses find opportunities to not only survive but thrive during this time, and to energize the community for a bright future.” 
    The Chamber will join partners from the City, County, and SBDC at Alabama State University in the coming days to announce additional partnerships and initiatives to support area small businesses as they recover from the impacts of COVID-19, and beyond. 
    Event Details 
    • What: Small Business Connect One-on-One Call Event 
    • When: Thursday, April 23 from 3-6 p.m.   
    • Details: A panel of local experts will be available to accept live phone calls from area businesses to advise on COVID-19 recovery related issues. Businesses can call 334-226-7529 to be connected to an expert during the dedicated three hour window.  
    To learn more about Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce initiatives, visit www.montgomerychamber.com.  
    The Montgomery Chamber of Commerce is a fully integrated economic development organization that works to improve the business community of Montgomery, Alabama, through the creation and preservation of jobs. Key focus areas of the Montgomery Chamber include recruiting industry and expanding existing businesses, developing minority and small businesses, growing tourism and convention development, expanding military and federal affairs, and fostering cyber and innovation programs.  A long history of trusted public-private partnerships has allowed Montgomery to grow its thriving workforce, improve quality of life and attract more jobs to the region.  
    Media Contacts: 
    Meg Lewis 
    Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce 
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  • Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce
    600 S. Court St, P.O. Box 79
    Montgomery, Alabama 36101
    Tel: 334.834.5200   Fax: 334.265.4745

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