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Weekly Updates — New events guidance allows new opportunities

New guidance allows business events to resume This week the Governor issued new guidance that allows business meetings, training and testing (or a substantially similar activity) to take place in

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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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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 — New reopening checklist flyers for quick service, must-watch webinars

[QSR flyer] Ready to Serve checklist now available Our team has updated the Ready to Serve checklist just for our quick service members. Click the link, hit print and hang

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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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Share on social to reopen our industry

Bringing this virus down is key to us getting our businesses open. Masks are a great tool to beat the virus. The Washington Hospitality Association and other business groups have

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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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How to navigate coronavirus complaints

By Iain Woessner Though many businesses remain closed and many people continue to shelter in their homes, the day is fast approaching when we will see businesses and industries opening

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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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From the CEO: Never lose faith

By President and CEO, Anthony Anton We are not standing here today facing additional restrictions because of a lack of hard work. We’ve got tremendous compliance from many hospitality businesses

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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