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News Release: 10/16/2020

 
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
 
 
 
 
 
October 21st - Morning Mixer at BluMine Solutions
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
October 21st -
Shelby Battle of the Badges
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
October 29th-
Trail - or - Treat
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
November 5th -
Gluhwein Networking Event
 
 
 
 
 
November 12th -
Coffee and Conversation
POT OF GOLD EVENT
 
 
 
 
 
November 18th -
Chamber Annual Luncheon and Awards
 
***PLEASE NOTE THAT FOR ALL EVENTS GUIDELINES WILL BE FOLLOWED TO ALLOW GATHERINGS, MASKS TO BE WORN WHEN UNABLE TO SOCIAL DISTANCE, TEMPERATURE CHECKS WHEN ENTERING FACILITIES AND CONTACT LOG MAY BE KEPT AT HOSTS DISCRETION. ***
 
 
PPP LOAN UPDATE
 
KY Chamber
 
SBA AND TREASURY ANNOUNCE SIMPLER PPP FORGIVENESS FOR LOANS
On October 9, the Small Business Administration (SBA) released a streamlined loan forgiveness application for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans of $50,000 or less.
 
The 30th Annual Kentucky Workers' Compensation Seminar will be here before we know it! We are now offering both in-person and virtual registration options.
 
Are you available Monday, November 16? We'd love to have you.
 
 
Why attend?
Workers' compensation has been and continues to be greatly impacted by COVID-19, much like everything else. Staying up to date is absolutely critical.
 
Remain committed. Invest in professional training.
 
Attendees will receive pertinent and practical tips as well as answers to their most burning workers’ compensation questions. Take a look at the agenda!
 
Who Should Attend:
  • Workers' compensation consultants
  • HR and personnel professionals
  • Safety coordinators
  • Risk managers
  • Benefits administrators
  • Safety and health care providers
  • Nurse case managers
  • Claims handlers
  • Anyone responsible for controlling workers' compensation costs
Current Case Information
 
Henry - 203 Cases Total (7 active)
Shelby - 1323 Cases Total (88 active)
Spencer - 262 Cases Total (28 active)
Trimble - 84 Cases Total (6 active)
 
 
TOTAL CASES RECOVERED: 1708
 
 
Welcome to the Shelby County
Chamber of Commerce
 
 
 
 
Don't forget, we are offering FREE radio spotlights to our members!
 
All you have to do is email Beth to get the ball rolling!
 
 
Governor Update
OCTOBER 15th, 2020
 
Case Details
84,195 total cases
1,260 new cases
20 new deaths, 1,296 total
1,751,264 have been tested
16,928 at least recovered cases
4.94% positive rate
 
 
VOTING DETAILS FOR KENTUCKY
 
  • Early in person voting will allow 3 weeks of early in person voting to take place including Saturday voting
  • Election Day voting will be a little different as some locations will not be open for voting yet working to allow voters to vote other locations regardless normal precinct
 
Halloween Guidance
  • Place individually wrapped candy outside on the porch, driveway or a table.
  • Maintain a social distance of at least 6 feet from anyone not within your household.
  • Always wear a face covering. Halloween masks DO NOT count as a face covering.
  • Clean hands before and after touching the wrapped candy.
  • Trick-or-treat in family groups and don’t congregate in large groups.
  • Trick-or-treat in your own neighborhood. Do not travel to other neighborhoods.
  • Use hand sanitizer often, especially after contacting frequently-touched surfaces and before eating anything.
 
Kentucky Schools
 
Team KY Fund
  • Over $1 million has been donated
  • 1038 households have been helped
  • Average assistance per household has been $781
  • 2/3 of recipients used funds for rent (roughly $675,000 used)
  • $150,000 used towards groceries
  • $132,000 used towards electric bills
  • $43,000 used towards gas, sewage, propane and waste
 
Transportation funding
  • $8.5 million being used to replace about 170 buses
  • Fund is part of the $20.3 million lawsuit awarded to Kentucky under the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust
  • Part of the $100 million was secured by Attorney General Beshear from the lawsuit against the automaker
 
Recovery Centers of Kentucky
  • $2.8 million granted to help 14 recovery centers
  • These house about 1500-2000 Kentuckians
 
Kentucky Fresh Harvest
  • Stanford Greenhouse will open producing tomatoes
  • $20 million investment creating 75 full time jobs
 
 

 
 
Check out our website for all the details on businesses opens and signage to use in your business
 
 
 
 
 
Attention Chamber Members:
 
The Sentinel-News is partnering with the Chamber of Commerce and providing free space for us to promote our events, special programs and any information that will benefit our members and our community. It will publish as a double-truck (two facing full pages) the last Tuesday of each month in the Plus newspaper.
 
These pages will reach more than 18,000 households in Shelby county. As a local business and member of the Chamber, you have the opportunity to have a 2 column by 5.25” ad each month. The cost is only $140 each month and includes full color. And, if you support this initiative with an ad, your business will rotate with the other businesses on the page that will be profiled as a special feature each month.
 
Let us know if you are interested in participating; or contact your sales representative, Vicky Schreiner or Kelli Borders.
 
Thank you!
 
Presidential Sponsors
 
Shelby County Chamber of Commerce
316 Main Street
Shelbyville, KY 40065

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