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Simple Twist Celebrates Newest Location

By | August 31, 2020

Chef Nathan and Colleen Roby opened the first Simple Twist at the 4042 location in June of 2014. They filled a niche in the area for fresh, farm to table meals with cocktails, craft beer and excellent service. Since then, the Simple Twist family has grown with multiple locations in Clayton and Smithfield. The newest…

Small Business Center Announces Counseling Services For Businesses Affected By COVID-19

By | August 22, 2020

JCC Business Center Announces Counseling Services for Local Businesses Affected By COVID

Guide to Responsible Re-entry

By | May 3, 2020

Guide to Responsible Re-Entry What does the new “norm” look like?  This is your guide to thinking about Re-Entry and what steps you need to take now to get ready.  These tips are not designed to replace any official direction from State or Federal guidance.  Responsible re-entry for a business should be as personalized as…

Best Practices For Working From Home

By Christie Lambert | March 23, 2020

Resources for Working From Home As a country and as a local community, we are all doing our part to slow the spread of COVID-19. For many of us, that means our new normal (for at least a little while) is working remotely from home and attending virtual meetings, conferences, and events. We are learning…

SBA Loans & New NC Unemployment Guidelines

By Christie Lambert | March 18, 2020

SBA Loans to Help Your Business & New Unemployment Guidelines Unemployment Applications: FAQ for COVID-19 Unemployment Insurance: U.S. Small Business Administration Loans: We will send an update as soon as North Carolina is added to the list of eligible areas. Please reach out if you have any questions!

Resources for COVID-19

By Christie Lambert | March 13, 2020

2021 Updated Resources Current Guidelines From Governor Cooper  Shuttered Venue Operators Grant  Updated Workplace Compliance  Small Business Update: More on PPP Loans and the Employee Retention Tax Credit North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Vaccine Information  US Chamber Guide to Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Loans Connect to Recovery Road Map to Reopening with the…

Congratulations to Our Triangle East Citizen of the Year!

By Christie Lambert | March 11, 2020

  The Triangle East Citizen of the Year Award is given to someone who has made significant contributions to the region by giving of their time, talent, and energies. This person shows commitment to the well-being and quality of life in our area. It is with great pleasure that we announce the deserving recipient of…

COVID-19 Resources For Businesses

By Christie Lambert | March 3, 2020

Full Width Template As we continue to watch the news concerning the COVID-19 virus unfold, we want to make sure that you have all of the information you need. Dr. Marilyn Pearson, our Johnston County Health Director, has shared valuable resources with us. Please click here for a message from Dr. Pearson, which contains important…

Meet the Jimmy Creech Small Businessperson of the Year!

By Christie Lambert | March 3, 2020

Full Width Template Congratulations to Spook Joyner and the Rudy Theatre We are so pleased to announce that Spook Joyner of The Rudy Theatre, Live at The Rudy is the recipient of this year’s Jimmy Creech Small Businessperson Award! (Join us on March 19th to celebrate with him! Tickets are still available here: Over 20 years ago,…

Welcome to March!

By Christie Lambert | March 2, 2020

Full Width Template There are so many great chances for you to make connections with our community this month! Our Chamber Retail Support Network Chair, Lynn Daniels, joins us this week to share these new opportunities with you. Check out our newsletter for detail here — and, as always, keep an eye on our events…

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