As part of the community effort to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Greene County Commission voted to close the Greene County Historic Courthouse to the public for 30 days beginning April 6. Citizens needing services during this time can still do so by phone, fax, email or limited appointments. Those specifically needing to
The Paycheck Protection Program is now live for small businesses and sole proprietorships and and starting April 10 independent contractors and self-employed individuals can apply. The program provides small businesses with funds to pay up to eight weeks of payroll costs including benefits. Funds can also be used to pay interest on mortgages, rent, and utilities.
The restaurant industry is the second-largest private-sector employer in Missouri and the nation. With more than 11,000 locations across the state, Missouri’s restaurants employ an estimated 300,300 people. As the restaurant industry has been devastated by the impact of the pandemic, many restaurant workers need financial assistance during this challenging time. The Missouri Restaurant Association
Lake Country Soccer has partnered with FC Legacy, Magic Soccer Club and other soccer organizations in Southwest Missouri, to form Southwest MO Rush. Southwest MO Rush will partner with MO Rush out of St. Louis, and will be an affiliate of Rush Soccer. More information on the global reach of Rush Soccer can be found
As expected, the most recent hotel statistics paint a dismal picture of the city’s hospitality industry. Here are the statistics from Smith Travel Research for March 22-28 compared to the same period last year: Occupancy – Down 63.2% to 25.5% Average Daily Rate – Down 27.9% to $64.11 Revenue Per Available Room – Down 73.5%
Staying connected with customers during the COVID19 crisis Whether you are in one of the “essential services” that keeps operating, you have a business that can keep running with everyone working from their homes, or you are forced to close, there are daunting communications challenges. Do You Qualify for Benefits? See at a glance if
People pull together to help each other in times of crisis. They do it for their communities, friends and families, and “Reader’s Digest” often shares those stories to give hope to others and lift the human spirit. “Reader’s Digest” is asking people to go to RD.com/coronavirus-stories to share stories of help and hope during the
Do you need someone to break the Paycheck Protection Program within the CARES Act down for you? “Biz 417” and BKD CPAs & Advisors will walk you through resources for small businesses, certain nonprofits and other employers. The free online webinar is at 11 a.m. April 1. Register now.
For citizens needing access to the Greene County Circuit Clerk’s Office, official business hours are resumed to 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. With additional cleaning and sanitization measures implemented daily, rotating staff schedules and the continued use of glass barriers at administrative counters for safety and hygiene, the court is able to continue to serve
U.S. Travel Association The U.S. Travel Association has a page dedicated to the act that can provide relief for businesses and workers during the pandemic crisis. Missouri Department of Economic Development A variety of information is available, including how to access financial assistance, what to know about closures and layoffs and more. Missouri Association of