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Category: COVID-19

U.S. Chamber Foundation Launches Grant Program to Support Small Business Recovery

Small businesses are the foundation of our communities and our economy, and chambers of commerce are an essential part of that ecosystem. Employing nearly half the American workforce, small businesses keep our neighborhoods running and make them feel like home. The impacts of the coronavirus pandemic have wrought unprecedented financial uncertainty. These businesses need resources…
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Gov. Polis Addresses Coloradans, Extends Stay-at-Home Order

MONDAY, APRIL 6, 2020 DENVER — This evening Governor Jared Polis addressed Coloradans directly and announced an extension to the stay-at-home Executive Order. The Executive Order will now remain in effect until April 26. “We are beginning to see the impact of the actions we have taken so far, but I can’t stress enough the…
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Businesses Have 30 Extra Days To Remit Sales Tax

Extension defers penalty and interest  On Friday, April 3, the Governor issued an executive order temporarily suspending the requirement for businesses to remit sales tax for 30 days. The executive order reads: “Retailers that are required to file a sales tax return on April 20, 2020 pursuant to C.R.S. §§ 29-2-106, 39-26-105 and 39-26-109 may…
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Glenwood Springs Limits Overnight Short-term Lodging; Recommences City Construction Projects

April 3, 2020   Glenwood Springs Limits Overnight Short-term Lodging; Recommences City Construction Projects Overnight Lodging Restrictions GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO – Citing the health impacts of COVID-19, City Manager Debra Figueroa, acting as City Health Official, signed Public Health Order No. 1-20, prohibiting the non-critical operation of lodging facilities. Given that the City of Glenwood…
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Small Business Development Center | Paycheck Protection Program Available Today

April 3, 2020 Northwest Colorado Small Business Development Center Review Your Funding Options The Colorado SBDC COVID-19 website is continuously updated. It includes a breakdown of each federal funding program, and the answers to the most common questions. Check back often for the latest updates. Paycheck Protection Program Lenders will start accepting Paycheck Protection Loan (PPP) applications…
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U.S. Chamber Releases Two New Step-by-Step Guides for COVID Employer Tax Credit, Disaster Loans

“Cheat Sheets” for CARES Act Relief Crucial to Keeping Workers on the Payroll and Businesses Afloat Small Business Emergency Loan Guide Updated with New Information; Spanish Version now Available April 1, 2020 WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today released new guides for businesses of all sizes to secure relief under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.…
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Mind Springs Health Offers New Mental Health Support Line

1-877-519-7505 staffed with mental health professionals providing support and guidance during COVID-19 pandemic Glenwood Springs, Colo. (March 30, 2020) –  Increased anxiety, stress, and depression are just a few of the negative effects COVID-19 is having on many Coloradoans.  Social distancing has intensified existing mental health issues for some, while bringing forth first-time struggles for others.  In…
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Resources for Retail Businesses

The Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association, neighboring chambers, Post Independent and other partners are working on providing resources and solutions for retail businesses during the COVID-19 outbreak. As such, we’ll be posting a page on the Post Independent website where retail businesses can sell gift cards and or more. This is a free service and…
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Gov. Polis Announces Statewide Stay-At-Home Order, Provides Update on Colorado Response to COVID-19

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 2020 CENTENNIAL – Today Gov. Polis announced a statewide stay-at-home order beginning on Thursday, March 26 at 6:00 a.m. and will last until April 11, 2020. The Governor also provided an update on the state’s response to COVID-19 and actions taken to limit the spread of the virus. “Coloradans are living through…
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State law enforcement and public health officials urge Coloradans to follow state public health order during coronavirus emergency

State law enforcement and public health officials urge Coloradans to follow state public health order during coronavirus emergency Enforcement guidance includes voluntary compliance, stronger action when necessary March 20, 2020 (DENVER, Colo.)— State officials today provided guidance to local law enforcement and local public health agencies on enforcing the state public health order that the…
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Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association Meetings, Programs and Events Postponed through April 10

As we continue to learn about more confirmed cases of COVID-19 across the globe and in Colorado, we want to ensure that we’re following the recommendations set forth by Garfield County Public Health, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Out of an abundance of caution,…
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