Mayor Vruwink Announces Joint Local Business COVID-19 Briefing Call with Chamber & Health Department Officials
During this time of unprecedented challenge, we invite businesses to a briefing and Q/A
March 19, 2020- WISCONSIN RAPIDS-- For Immediate Release
As a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and subsequent orders limiting public gatherings, our local businesses face an unprecedented situation. As such, local businesses and organizations are invited to a joint COVID-19 briefing with Mayor Zachary Vruwink, Wisconsin Rapids Area Chamber, and Wood County Health Department officials.
The call will take place Friday, March 20, 2020 at 2:15pm. Registration is required and available at wirapids.org/coronavirus.
“Amid restrictions that will ultimately save lives, our businesses and their employees are suffering,” said Mayor Zach Vruwink. “As we continue to navigate unchartered waters, we are listening and considering every resource at our disposal to help,” he added.
From promoting take-out and delivery services, to remote streaming of programming and activities, businesses are looking for ways to adapt and survive. This briefing will give local businesses an opportunity to be updated on emerging resources, discuss concerns and ask questions.
“The Chamber of Commerce is ready to assist all our local businesses – large and small during this unprecedented time.” Said Angel Whitehead, President, Wisconsin Rapids area Chamber of Commerce.
Call-in registration is available here: www.wirapids.org/coronavirus