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How to Complete a PPP Forgiveness Application

By Kara Jovag | September 28, 2020

If you missed the free webinar from Washington Retail Association on completing a PPP Forgiveness Application, on September 17, here’s another chance to get…

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Reopening Guidelines – Updated Sept 25

By Kara Jovag | September 25, 2020

We continue to update this page as information comes into the Governor’s Reopening Guidance Page. The most recent updates are in bold text. The…

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New Standards for State Airports

By Kara Jovag | September 25, 2020

Governor Inslee announced new standards for all commercial airports in Washington state. The governor also issued recommendations for airlines flying into our state. These…

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deadline for business relief programs

Deadline for Business Relief Programs through Pierce County CARES

By Kara Jovag | September 24, 2020

The deadline for applications is Oct 2 for this round of funding with the Pierce County CARES Business Relief Programs. Do not wait until…

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Updated Guidance for Venues

By Kara Jovag | September 23, 2020

Inslee issued updated guidance for venues on Sept 21. The governor has announced guidance so that miscellaneous venues can be a part of Washington’s…

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Commercial Rent and Mortgage Assistance

By Kara Jovag | September 18, 2020

Limited funding is available, as with other programs. In this case, $7.75 million is available for rental and mortgage assistance. According to Tacoma Weekly,…

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strength in numbers

Strength in Numbers

By Kara Jovag | September 15, 2020

As businesses struggle through the Covid pandemic, many recognize that there is strength in numbers. Some businesses are wondering what will help them survive…

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WRA free PPP loan forgiveness webinar

Applying for PPP Loan Forgiveness Free Webinar

By Kara Jovag | September 15, 2020

Applying for PPP Loan Forgiveness can be a daunting task. Many small businesses are struggling to survive. Therefore, the time and resources required to…

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Wildfires Temporary Assistance

By Kara Jovag | September 12, 2020

While my biggest complaint is a bit of a sore throat from the smoky air, there are those who are dealing with so much…

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Unhealthy air quality through sunday

Air Quality Poor Due to Fires

By Kara Jovag | September 11, 2020

Unhealthy air quality means suggestions for staying inside this weekend. If Covid and wild fires were not enough for Pierce County businesses and residents…

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Gradual Return to In-Person Learning

By Kara Jovag | September 8, 2020

Dr. Chen, director of health at Tacoma Pierce County Health Department, has introduced discussions with school officials about the gradual return to in-person learning…

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Long Term Care Act

By Kara Jovag | September 4, 2020

Washington is the first state to sign a Long Term Care Act into law. Governor Inslee has signed the LTC Trust Act into law, following…

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