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  • Business Resources During COVID-19 Crisis

    With the spread of COVID-19, it is imperative for our chamber members to make fact-based decisions to keep our local economies strong while also taking precautions to protect our employees and community.  The GLLV Chamber wants to ensure that our membership is monitoring and following official guidance.  We are providing the information below to you to keep you informed of the latest developments and to share what your peers are sharing with their members.

    Resources and Guides

    These resource links help provide you with up-to-date information regarding COVID-19 to share with your members, affiliates, and partners.

     

    Westmoreland County Covid-19 Resource Page

    https://www.co.westmoreland.pa.us/2883/COVID-19-Business-Resources

    Excela Health

    https://www.excelahealth.org/coronavirus-information

    UPMC 

    https://www.upmc.com/?_ga=2.120932168.1986519614.1585058591-1189724706.1585058591

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

    https://www.cdc.gov/media/index.html

    https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/organizations/businesses-employers.html

    U.S. Chamber of Commerce

    https://www.uschamber.com/coronavirus

    Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE)

    https://resources.acce.org/crisismanagement

    PA Chamber of Business & Industry

    https://www.pachamber.org/coronavirus/

     

    U.S. Small Business Administration

    https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources

     

    • Excela Health - has a high priority need for MASKS and Baby Monitors with Video capability --- this is for patients that are in quarantine situations and allows nurses/physicians to monitor their situation via a video camera.

    • WorkLink Staffing - appreciates all companies providing Life-Sustaining work. They would like to offer our staffing services for any companies struggling to meet new demands from COVID-19. They have employees ready and wanting work, they are screened, and have completed the hiring onboard process thru WorkLink Staffing. If this will help your company, just contact Domenic DeYulis at 814-659-9916 and they will get the process started immediately. 
    • Westmoreland Federal Savings - will be serving only one customer at a time in the foyer area. If you do not wish to wait outside, please call at 724-539-9755. You are encouraged to use online, mobile or telephone banking if possible.
    • Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Laurel Region - Announcing our new virtual raffle! Donate at www.bbbslr.org and YOU could be the winner of Disney World Park Hopper passes! Direct raffle link: HERE
    • Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve - Trails remain open, please keep social distancing on the grounds. The Leaning Center Barn will remain closed and all programming cancelled through May 25th. Join the ENewsletter at www.wpnr.org to stay connected to nature in your backyard!
    • The Latrobe Bulletin - the Latrobe Bulletin will be publishing our Weekend edition on Fridays instead of Saturdays. All of the regular features you enjoy reading on Saturdays will now be found on Fridays: Derry Diary, our Real Estate listings, our Church Page, our Smartsource national food coupons and more. Also for our Bridge enthusiasts, we will publish Saturday’s Bridge quiz on Friday on the entertainment pages; the answers will still be found on Monday. the Latrobe Bulletin is also available online at latrobebulletinnews.com. Home subscribers can sign up for free to receive our online edition.
    • Valley Dairy - locations are open today from 11am to 7pm. Best Fish Fry around: $10.99 - 4 pieces of golden fried hand breaded fish served with fries and slaw. $19.99 - 2 Jumbo Fish Sandwiches with enough fries and slaw for two people.
    • Latrobe Chevrolet-Ford - Service Parts and Bodyshop are open.
    • RSVP -  is now online and shipping as well as selling gift cards online https://rsvpgiftsandmore.com/
    • Stage Right - is offering a full-slate of on-line classes in Acting, Dance, Voice and Musical Theatre. Visit their website at www.stagerightgreensburg.com or call them at 724-832-7464 or visit our Facebook Page and try a class for free! They have rescheduled their performance of “Legally Blonde” at the Palace Theatre to May 24-26. Please stay safe and healthy!
    • Latrobe-GLSD Parks and Recreation -All programs and events have been postponed to further notice. Our office is closed. All bathrooms, parks and playgrounds are closed. Walking trails are open but please use social distancing. Any concerns or questions please email craig@latroberecreation.org. Stay Safe!
    • Eclectique - During the stay at home order, Eclectique is offering online purchases of Gift Cards with a discount – a $25 gift card gets you $30 worth of products and services. For $40 you get a $50 value.  Purchase on the website at shopeclectique.com.  Cards will be mailed to you. Follow them on Facebook and find many items that can be purchased and picked up curbside. The Raspberry Acres Winery is selling bottles of wine with curbside pickup or take out options. Call in your order or view the menu on the website or posted on the store window. Open for pick up Wednesday/Thursday/Friday 2 pm – 8 pm, Saturdays 10am-5pm, Tuesdays 2pm-5pm, and Closed Sunday & Monday.
    • MPS TAX SERVICE, Inc - is committed to helping stop the spread of this virus while also working to ensure that people have access to the tax refunds they need. They have a secure drop box at the tax office location 2510 Ligonier Street, Latrobe, signs will direct you. They also have a secure app available to upload and send us all of your tax information so that we can prepare your return without any face to face interaction. They will be available by phone to gather all the necessary information and to ask questions. You can also email them at mpstaxservice@gmail.com. Please call them at 724-694-2113 for more information or to walk you through this process.
    • COLOUR MAGIC PAINT & DECORATING – Until further notice, the store is open 8AM – 5PM Monday – Friday and 8AM – 2PM on Saturday, closed on Sunday. They offer curbside pickup for those not wishing to enter the store. Orders can be placed by phone at 724-552-2230. They are following a disinfecting protocol after each customer leaves the store and also throughout the day, before opening and after closing.
    • Panera - For the time being Panera cannot offer the option to sit or dine-in at any of their café locations. You can still enjoy Panera To Go, Rapid Pick-Up, and Delivery at Panera Delivery or by downloading the app or visit the Drive Thru locations where available. Catering is also available to order all day. 
    • Hampton Office Products - the storefront is closed and they will be operating on a limited basis remotely to still service remaining customers that are operational. During this time orders will only be able to be placed via the website www.hamptonoffice.com. Since they are working with a limited staff, they do not have the capabilities to take orders over the phone. Additionally, their normal lead times to receive supply deliveries will be extended.
    • My Business Builders - Melanie Ansell, of My Business Builders, is willing to answer questions on the SBA Economic Disaster Loan that is available to all businesses. The loan can be up to 50% of the businesses Gross Profit, is at an interest rate of 3.75% and is based on a 30 year repayment. No payments need to be made for the first year. For more details on the SBA Economic Disaster Loan, click HERE or call Melanie for help as needed.
    • The UPS Store - UPS stores in Greensburg and Latrobe are still open with some reduction in hours. Hours are Monday- Friday 9am to 5pm and Saturday from 10am to 2pm
    • Adelphoi - is in need of masks, sanitizing wipes, hand sanitizer, and thermometers.
    • AmeriServ Financial Bank - Will continue normal business hours (Mon-Thurs 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Fri: 9:00AM - 6:00PM), however, the lobby is closed. It is now Drive Up only. If customers need access to safe deposit box, open/close an account or loan, or any other business that must be conducted in person, they may call 1-800-837-2256 and to schedule an appointment in advance. The ATM continues to be available 24/7.
    • Ferguson Law Associates - Will have limited live answering services for your calls and our voicemails are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Mike's extension is 14 and he will be checking voicemails frequently throughout the day and on the weekends.  All phone calls received will be returned on the same business day if possible.  If not, they will be returned within 24 hours. 
    • Speals on Wheels - can be found at Four Seasons Brewery on Fridays from 3pm to 8pm until further notice.
    • SpringHill Suites Latrobe - The hotel is open for hotel rooms and rental of the small meeting room. If you need a place to step away from home to work, you can rent the meeting space or even an overnight accommodation to use as your work space for the day.
    • Westmoreland County Food Bank, Inc. - Volunteers, ages 14 and older, are needed to assemble emergency food boxes at our Delmont warehouse. There are 2½ hour shifts available in the morning or afternoon. Individuals, families and groups are welcome. Register HERE

     

     

     

    Please send updated information that you would like us to share with our members to info@gllv.org. We will add to this list daily. It will also be posted on our Facebook page and website.
     
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