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Weekly Update — We have resources for your mental health

This year has been hard on our industry: We have resources for your mental health There is no shame in getting help for depression, anxiety or suicidal feelings. There is

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Weekly Update — Are you able to stay open during wildfire season? Our toolkit can help.

Wildfire season is here. Should you keep your outdoor seating open? Over the weekend, many wildfires throughout the state not only burned homes and thousands of acres of land but

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Weekly Update — Restaurant Revival national campaign launches; Customize your own free mask compliance poster

Restaurant Revival national campaign launches The National Restaurant Association has launched a national broadcast and digital campaign to invite diners back to restaurants. The goal is to drive dine-in traffic

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Weekly Update — Cocktails to-go OK after 10 p.m.; feedback requested for new Food Code; bowling centers can reopen

[New FAQ] Cocktails to-go OK after 10 p.m., gatherings and more Recently the Governor’s Office created a FAQ document clarifying some hospitality operations in Phases 2 & 3. Click here

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A New Faster Funding Option: True Daily Funding

Get Paid within Hours of a Batch You can now access your funds within hours of a batch, seven days a week, holidays included, with True Daily Funding. Originally slated

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Food Code updates: Your feedback needed

In the last several years, the association’s Government Affairs Team has been participating on your behalf in the Food Code revision process. We know we’ve asked for your comments before,

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Weekly Update — New mask guidance from L&I, hotel 2021 per diem rates, Rick Braa financial strategies webinar

New L&I guidance on employee mask alternatives Do you have employees who are medically exempt from wearing a mask? L&I has new guidance on how to accommodate these employees in

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Weekly Update — Updated restaurant reopening guide, additional PPP guidance

Fully updated: Washington restaurant reopening guide Our team has been hard at work to incorporate the recent state restrictions into our restaurant reopening guide. Check out our expanded guide, which

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Weekly Update — 10 p.m. last call liquor clarity; mask enforcement answers

[Webinar Replay] Join Rick Braa and get answers to 10 p.m. last call liquor questions, lease challenges and more Watch it here! [Flow chart] What to do if you think

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Weekly Update — [Breaking news] New hospitality business restrictions + Action plan to handle anti-maskers

[Breaking news] WA state tightens hospitality business restrictions Today Gov. Jay Inslee announced new restrictions for the hospitality industry with the goal of curtailing the spread of coronavirus in Washington

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Weekly Update — Reopening paused; virtual hospitality town hall meetings to begin

Pause on county reopenings extended through July 28 Gov. Jay Inslee announced Tuesday that all county reopenings will remain on pause until July 28. The reason for the pause was

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Weekly update – Buffets and salad bars now OK in Phase 2; Help decide state legislative candidate endorsements; PPP funds still available

New Guidance: Buffets and salad bars now allowed; bar seating and live music is not Gov. Jay Inslee’s office on July 7 issued new clarifying guidance for restaurants and taverns,

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Weekly Update–Governor extends ‘no mask, no service’ statewide, rolls back Phase 3 bar seating and hits pause on phase advancement

Gov. extends ‘no mask, no service’ statewide, rolls back Phase 3 bar seating and hits pause on phase advancement As the number of cases of coronavirus rise across the state

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Weekly Update — Register for our webinar on low-budget marketing; Spokane County businesses can get free PPE; grant opportunities in Pierce County

[Webinar] Drive customers to your business without spending money In a webinar on July 1, marketing experts will give tips, tricks and advice on how to advertise your business on

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Weekly Update: The PPP loan has changed–are you aware? Register for our webinar; official guidance on masks

CEO: Industry’s future is in your hands President and CEO Anthony Anton says, “We must not only ensure the safety of our guests and employees in this moment, but also