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

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[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 a tight budget. Guest speakers specialize in technology, local store marketing, community outreach and customer satisfaction. Submit questions before the webinar begins here.

Register here.

New grant opportunities for Pierce County businesses

Pierce County is now reimbursing business expenses related to state-mandated safety practices and the city of Gig Harbor has created a Small Business Stabilization Grant program to support local businesses with 10 or fewer FTEs. Click here to learn more and apply.

Spokane County small businesses can get free PPE next week

If your business has 49 or fewer employees, you can register for OPENTogether, an event that will allow you to pick up free personal protective equipment between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. from June 29 to July 2 at the Spokane County Fairgrounds, 404 N. Havana St., Spokane Valley. Read more here.

Payment processing software and setup fees waived

Our payment processing program is waiving setup costs and monthly software fees for Converge and talech POS solutions through Sept. 30. Point-of-sale consultants will help you set up a virtual terminal and/or online order system right away. Read more here.

Get your employees ServSafe Manager certified online

ServSafe Manager exams can now be taken online with an online proctor. We have an amazing deal for members to get the entire package, course, exam and proctor, for $134. This is a $45 savings and will only be available through July 31.

Register

Industry Roundup

Dominos starts a registry for postponed weddings (Restaurant Business)

 

Face mask exemption cards and flyers not real, Feds say (Newsweek)

 

Restaurant menus are getting smaller. Here’s what some big chains are dropping. (CNN)

 

Starbucks partners with Impossible to make plant-based breakfast sandwich (NBC)

 

Roy Rogers’ turnaround strategy provides lift in time of crisis. (QSRMagazine)