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*Managing Your Small Business Beyond the Pandemic - Aug. 18

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Host and SBDC director, Kelly Bearden will begin the online webinar with updates on the PPP loan forgiveness portal, additional funding for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant, the Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program, including supplemental and targeted EIDL, and more.  

Bearden will be joined by Celeste Young-Ramos, CEO of the Restaurant Success Center, a 30-year veteran of owning, managing and advising restaurants and other businesses. She will discuss human resources updates for all employers who need to create policies for vaccinations, mask use, methods of avoiding COVID infection in the workplace, plus strategies to attract and retain new employees. Questions from attendees will be taken.  

This marks the 75th in the weekly “Webinar Wednesday” series that provides reopening and current pandemic relief updates on available federal, state, and local funding options, tax credit programs, employee programs, and other opportunities helpful to employers and business owners. 

The SBDC is open and provides free one-on-one consulting to help small business owners. New and existing businesses can sign up for assistance by clicking here.

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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the California SBDC closest to you.