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Early Numbers Show Covid’s Impact on the Folsom Economy

Posted on: August 20, 2020

As I walk and drive around Folsom, I am saddened to see some of my favorite restaurants, bars and shops closed, some temporarily, some permanently, due to the impact of the coronavirus.

I’ll never have Huevos Rancheros at the Sutter Street Grill again. I’ll miss the grilled avocado with crab meat and honey sriracha at Marly and Moo.

Some retailers, office parks, and hotels have empty parking lots.

At the same time, the real estate market is booming. Driven by low interest rates and rumor has it, people fleeing the Bay Area, homes in the Folsom area are selling fast.

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Folsom Chamber Reaches out to Business Owners with #FolsomStrongerTogether Campaign

Posted on: March 31, 2020

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The Folsom Chamber of Commerce and Greater Folsom Partnership have created the #FolsomStrongerTogether campaign, reaching out to the business community, and offering a new series of educational webinars to provide information and support during the Coronavirus crisis.

The Greater Folsom Partnership, Tribe & Granite City Coworking are collaborating together to provide this free webinar & education series to all local businesses in the Folsom & Greater Sacramento region.

The webinars, dubbed ‘Compass – Navigating Necessary Change‘ began March 25, as a resource for local businesses, covering topics such as eCommerce, Social Media, Capital Optimization, Marketing and General Operations and more.

The focus this week will be on emergency loans and resources.

From today’s press release:

“In response to our many members with questions on the emergency loan options available now to create a lifeline for their business, we are devoting all our webinar content this week to bringing you experts to assist you in your decisions.

Wake up Wednesday, join us at 9AM tomorrow as we unpack the “CARES Stimulus Plan & Current Opportunities from the SBA Small Business Administration” for our next Compass Business Series Webinar. This information is crucial for businesses looking to apply for the Small Business Loans – we will help you navigate through it!

 Topics included: 

  • How do I access the $350b in Small Business Loans being offered?
  • Which businesses qualify for loan access? 
  • What information do I need to be able to apply? 

Register TODAY: https://www.folsomchamber.com/covid-19-resources/covid-19-compass-business-series/ “

#FolsomStrongerTogether t-shirts are available through JG Graphics, with a portion of the proceeds going to our local non-profit community, who’s resources are being strained during this crisis.

For more information about the Chamber and the Compass Webinars, go to www.folsomchamber.com

See the Chamber’s Taryn Grows appeared on FOX40 this morning, along with Jim Snook, owner of Snook’s Candies and Rosario Rodriguez, owner of Sutter Street Taqueria.  https://fox40.com/morning/folsom-stronger-together-campaign/

Please share this information with other business owners, and remember we’re #FolsomStrongerTogether