Mayor Vruwink Announces Third Local Business COVID-19 Briefing Call with Chamber & Health Department Officials
WEDC Secretary and CEO Missy Hughes will join to share a state perspective
(April 2, 2020 - WISCONSIN RAPIDS-- For Immediate Release)
For the past two weeks, local businesses have been invited to a joint COVID-19 business briefing hosted by Mayor Zachary Vruwink. This briefing serves to inform local businesses, as well as the public, on important developments stemming from the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic and its impact on the community. Last week, Congressman Ron Kind joined to provide an update on the passage of the CARES Stimulus Bill. This week, Missy Hughes, Secretary and CEO of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) will join us to provide a state business perspective.
Once again, 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, April 3, 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 faced with unprecedented challenges,” 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.
Questions can be sent in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org or via the ‘Chat’ feature during the call.
“The Heart of Wisconsin is here to assist ALL local businesses - large and small." Said Angel Whitehead, President for the Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce. “We want to ensure that Central Wisconsin’s business community can navigate through this challenging time.”
Call-in registration is available here: www.wirapids.org/coronavirus