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    Tuesday, March 31, 2020
    IR-2020-61, March 30, 2020WASHINGTON — The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today announced that distribution of economic impact payments will begin in the next three weeks and will be distributed automatically, with no action required for most people. However, some seniors and others who typically do not file returns will need to submit a simple tax return to receive the ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Political
    Monday, March 30, 2020
    The Georgia Chamber invites you to join us on TUESDAY, March 31, 2020 @ 1:00 PM EST for an overview of the expanded strategy for economic injury disaster relief presented by SBA Regional Administrator Ashley Daniel Bell.  Due to the high-demand teleworking has placed on the conferencing industry, we have been asked to encourage as many of you as possible to join our call through your computer ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Monday, March 30, 2020
    Please join us this Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 10:00AM for a virtual conference call with Georgia Department of Labor Commissioner, Mark Butler. Commissioner Butler will share an overview of the expanded rules & resources recently announced by the Department as part of the state’s COVID-19 response. A summary of these expanded rules, designed to assist both employees and employers, can be found on ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Friday, March 27, 2020
    CARTERSVILLE URGENT CARE LAUNCHES TELEHEALTH PROGRAM TO EXTEND HEALTH CARE SERVICES TO COMMUNITY DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC Cartersville Urgent Care announces new telehealth program that allows patients to access licensed health care providers via virtual visits in an effort to maintain community social distancing recommendations. Cartersville, GA (March 27, 2020) –Cartersville Urgent Care has ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, March 27, 2020
    If you have a dental emergency, please do not go to your local emergency department or urgent care center. Our communities need those facilities to preserve maximum capacity for COVID-19 and other emergencies. Instead, please find any local dentist who is seeing patients in need of emergency services. Visit the Chamber directory to find member dentists, orthodontists, implant dentistry services, ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Community
    Friday, March 27, 2020
    DHS Implements New Office Protocols in Response to COVID-19 MARCH 24, 2020 ATLANTA — In alignment with Gov. Brian P. Kemp’s call to limit in-person contact across the state, the Department of Human Services is implementing new office protocols in response to COVID-19. Beginning Monday, March 23, 2020, all DHS offices will encourage customers to use self-service options and telephonic ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Thursday, March 26, 2020
    Cartersville-Bartow Chamber Events & Operations Update (03/26/20) In accordance with current recommendations, please make note of the below changes to Chamber events and operations. The Chamber will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation and send out future updates and changes through our email, website, and social media channels as more information becomes available.Event Postponements & ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community
    Wednesday, March 25, 2020
    “Community is Our Middle Name” Greater Community Bank Provides COVID-19 Relief Across Northwest Georgia  For many, these trying times have become a real challenge. For Greater Community Bank, however, they are also an opportunity. Greater Community Bank and its staff are going the extra mile by providing relief efforts for those most in need within the communities it serves. Melinda Ryan and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, March 24, 2020
    The Cartersville-Bartow County Department of Economic Development is supporting the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) by compiling a list of companies that believe they should be allowed to remain open as an “essential business” in the unlikely event of some form of government mandated shut down. Governor Kemp stresses that he does not believe that a mandated shut down is in the ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community
    Monday, March 23, 2020
    AT&T announced today that we are waiving domestic wireless voice and data overage fees for our customers nationwide. This includes AT&T Hot Spot usage. Please see this link: https://about.att.com/pages/COVID-19.html#latest. These fees will be retroactively waived, dating back to March 13th. This commitment is in addition to our participation in FCC Chairman Pai’s “Keep Americans Connected ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release
    Monday, March 23, 2020
    The state healthcare system is facing a critical need for essential items as we continue to respond to COVID-19. The Georgia Department of Economic Development has been asked to identify as many manufacturers, distributors, etc. who can assist with the possible shortage of these items.   We ask those businesses that are able to provide assistance and resources with either existing or adaptable ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic
    Thursday, March 19, 2020
    Cartersville, GA; March 19, 2020 – Cartersville Medical Center has protocols in place to care for patients with infectious diseases, and we have been working diligently to ensure we are prepared for potential issues related to COVID-19. Since March 9th, there have been 32 positive COVID-19 patients (with twelve who currently remain as inpatients). Overall, there have been 15 patients who have ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Wednesday, March 18, 2020
    Georgia Receives SBA Statewide Disaster Declaration, Applications for Small Business Emergency Loans Now OpenAtlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that Georgia has received an official statewide disaster declaration from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). This declaration will provide assistance in the form of SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans to impacted small ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
    Monday, March 16, 2020
    The Small Business Development Center understands that many small businesses will suffer a decline in business as a result of COVID-19.  Social distancing protocols are an important part of controlling the spread of the virus, but may also have an unintended significant negative impact on business activity.We are here to help with one-on-one counseling services and can accommodate with ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release
    Friday, March 13, 2020
    Reinhardt University moves to online instruction temporarily  WALESKA, GA -- Reinhardt University is dedicated to ensuring a safe environment for our students, faculty and staff. The University administration, along with the Reinhardt COVID-19 Task Force, has evaluated all available information and have made the following determination. Please know that this continues to be a fluid situation, and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
    Wednesday, March 04, 2020
    We Need Your Help!Your participation in the U.S. Census 2020 means funding for:EducationSenior ServicesEmergency ServicesWaterHealthcareVeteran ServicesHousingRoadsGeorgia receives more than $2300 per person annually in Federal funding directly related to census count allocations. Your participation affects how many congressional seats we are allocated in Bartow County. You make a difference in ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
    Friday, February 28, 2020
    The Booth Western Art Museum and Tellus Science Museum received top placements in the 10Best Readers' Choice Awards 2020 by USA Today.  The Booth Western Art Museum was awarded 1st place in the Best Art Museum category and the Tellus Science Museum was awarded 2nd place in the Best Science Museum category. Learn more: Best Art Museum | Best Science Museum  
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts
    Friday, January 10, 2020
    Kids ages 5 to 12 need 10 to 11 hours of sleep each night Kids with enough sleep retain 50% more the next day Click here to download the informational flyer and abedtime routine chart you can use with your kids.  When you get enough sleep you can:pay attention better in schoolbe creative and think of new ideasfight sickness so you can stay healthybe in a good moodget along with friends and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Education, Human Interest
    Thursday, February 22, 2018
    One of the most prestigious programs of the Georgia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (GACCE) is the Georgia Certified Chamber Program. The Georgia Certified Chamber Program sets standards of excellence for chambers in Georgia. It recognizes chambers that have met those standards while offering guidelines for those to improve their effectiveness. GACCE follows the U.S. Chamber ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release