Good afternoon.
Today, Governor DeWine announced a new order mandating that all students, K-12, are required to wear a face mask while in school with some exceptions for children with special needs. FEMA will be delivering 2 million masks to regional educational resource centers for distribution at Ohio schools.
Although a public health order relating to contact sports in Ohio was extended over the weekend, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said no final decisions had been made for the fall season. The order currently on the books is to be looked at like a ‘placeholder’ while the new/revised order for fall athletics is drafted.
Lt. Governor Husted announced a 101% increase in the credentials earned through the Tech Cred program. In January, 1,611 credentials were earned, and in June, a total of 3,241. No matter what your industry, technology impacts the future of your business and the nature of your work. TechCred helps Ohioans learn new skills and helps employers build a stronger workforce with the skills needed in a tech-infused economy. Many of these trainings can be completed online! 695 Ohio employers have taken advantage of this great program that allows for the upskilling of employees and reimbursement from the state. To learn more about TechCred or to register, visit, and enroll. The current enrollment period opens today and runs through August 30, 3030.
As a reminder, the Paycheck Protection Program is accepting applications through August 8, 2020. You can apply through any existing SBA 7(a) lender or through any federally insured depository institution, federally insured credit union, and Farm Credit System institution that is participating. If you wish to begin preparing your application, you can download a copy of the PPP borrower application form (revised June 24, 2020) to see the information that will be requested from you when you apply with a lender.
I am currently making plans for our annual golf outing to be held in just a month! Call or email your questions and/or registrations. It is a great day for a great cause and we hope you will join us!
Wishing you all a great evening,

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