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Green Works in Kansas City announces the appointment of four new members and a newly named president to the organization’s board of directors

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Calvin Girard, senior human resources business partner, Evergy, ascends to the position of board president after serving four years on the board. He succeeds Ryan Bresette, president, Live Like Luke Foundation, whose 10 years of service culminated in the expansion of our classroom space in Midtown, and reaching our goal to serve 150 students each year. Bresette will now serve as chair emeritus. Read Article
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Coronavirus Resources

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COVID · Healthy KC · Healthcare

Though what impact we’ll see in the U.S. in general and our region in particular is yet to be known, we want to make sure you and your company are prepared for whatever happens. Here is some information from trusted sources that you might find helpful. Read Article
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Small Business Guide to the Federal CARES Act

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The KC Chamber wants to make sure Kansas City area businesses have every opportunity to get the federal relief funds they need to keep going and stay strong. The federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act allocated $350 billion to support small businesses as they work to keep their workforce employed during the coronavirus pandemic. Read Article
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Virtual Knitting Program and Online Engagement & Learning Opportunities Highlight April Offerings the National WWI Museum and Memorial

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KANSAS CITY, MO. – As the world continues to grapple with the COVID-19/Coronavirus, the National WWI Museum and Memorial has shifted its programming and engagement/learning opportunities to the digital realm so that people can continue to understand the enduring impact of the Great War. Though the Museum remains closed through April 24, the organization continues to offer a variety of interactive opportunities for people around the globe. Read Article
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Centurions NOW - March 30, 2020

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THE CENTURIONS FALL 2020-2021 LEGACY PROJECT APPLICATION IS NOW OPEN! The Centurions Legacy Project application window is now open.  Don’t miss your chance for your organization to be a part of this amazing program! Read Article
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Your Chamber at Work - March 30, 2020

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COVID · Healthy KC · Public Policy · Financial Services · Healthcare · Workplace Development · Economic Development · Newsletters

FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO A few important items for you this morning. Read Article
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FOLLOW-UP: White House Conference Call on COVID-19 & Disaster Assistance

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COVID · Public Policy · Financial Services · Healthcare · Economic Development

PROVIDING FINANCIAL RELIEF: President Donald J. Trump is working to provide financial relief for small businesses harmed by the coronavirus outbreak. “We’re deeply committed to ensuring that small businesses have the support they require.” - President Donald J. Trump Read Article
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URGENT BIZ TEAM ALERT - "Phase 3" Stimulus Bill Passes; On Way to POTUS

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COVID · Public Policy · Financial Services · Healthcare · Economic Development

The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce (KC Chamber) applauds Congress for its bipartisan and bicameral work to pass the “Phase 3” relief bill known as the CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act) that is estimated to be upwards of $2 Trillion (and larger because of the flexibility given to the Federal Reserve to inject more money into the economy which will put it well over three times the amount of the 2008 TARP bailout). According to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, this bill is designed to add relief to the economy for 10-12 weeks. Read Article