Beer converted into hand sanitizer?

Paycheck Protection Program Applications Reopened

Our nation’s small businesses are facing an unprecedented economic disruption due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The SBA resumed accepting Paycheck Protection Program applications from participating lenders on Monday, April 27, 2020 at 10:30am EDT.
With the additional funding provided by the new COVID-19 relief package, SBA will resume processing EIDL Loan and Advance applications that are already in the queue on a first come, first-served basis.
We will provide further information on the availability of the EIDL portal to receive new applications (including those from agricultural enterprises) as soon as possible.
To learn more about the relief options available for your business, click here.
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Small Business Grants Program

Facebook knows that your business may be experiencing disruptions resulting from the global outbreak of COVID-19. We’ve heard that a little financial support can go a long way, so we are offering $100M in cash grants and ad credits to help during this challenging time.

Is your business eligible?
Up to 30,000 eligible small businesses in more than 30 countries where we operate will be able to receive the grant. To be eligible to apply, your business must:
  • Have between 2 and 50 employees
  • Have been in business for over a year
  • Have experienced challenges from COVID-19
  • Be in or near a location where Facebook operates
All eligible cities in the United States are now able to submit their application. To check if your area is eligible, or to sign up for email updates when applications open, see how to apply below.

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New Workshop: Becoming a Facebook Master

Join Greater Seattle SCORE for a New Workshop!
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Facebook is the largest and most important social media platform for business. Learn how to post great content, leverage advertising and call features, develop schedules and routines, and more.

Hand Sanitizer Sold Nationally From Fremont Mischief & Fremont Brewing Partnership

by Kirby Lindsay Laney |
Originally Published April 23, 2020
Mike Sherlock and a Fremont Mischief staffer empty Fremont Brewing kegs for converting the beer into hand-sanitizer. Photo by Adrian Laney, Apr ’20
A brief glance inside the Fremont Mischief Distillery early this week showed a chaotic sight – the entire, small-batch distillery courtyard filled with kegs of the locally-made Fremont Brewing beer!
While both Fremont Mischief and Fremont Brewing have seen strong, steady sales of their fine, crafted beverages during the COVID-19 restrictions, the Brewery has been unable to deliver its regular shipment of kegs as the bars and restaurants stay closed to combat the pandemic. These kegs will soon pass their imbibe by date, and Fremont Mischief has offered to take them, remove the beer and convert it into hand-sanitizer.
Fremont Mischief is now shipping hand-sanitizer out, nationally, to address shortages in other communities. However, if you or someone you know, needs hand-sanitizer, contact Fremont Mischief to order some – including industrial sizes for hospitals, clinics or first-responders’ units.

Fremont Chamber Business Spotlights

We bring national and local musicians spanning every genre to our stage, including artists that play world music, folk, bluegrass, Americana, funk, jam, hip-hop, electronic, DJ/dance and more.
Handmade in 2004, Nectar Lounge is Seattle’s largest indoor/outdoor music venue. We are the only venue of our kind in Seattle, one that showcases artists not only from all genres, but from all corners of the world.
Dance, dance, dance! Award-winning C89.5 has been Seattle’s Home for Dance for over 45 years. C89.5 is also an educational organization, training hundreds of students in media production every year.
Owned by Seattle Public Schools, C89.5 is operated by professional staff and students of Nathan Hale High School’s electronic media course, who gain experience in production, programming, on-air presentation, and music selection.

GiveBIG in the Center of the Universe

GiveBIG Washington is a fundraising event that starts with early giving on April 15 and culminates with a 48-hour public campaign on May 5th and May 6th.
Through GiveBIG, individuals, businesses, and organizations come together to invest in healing our communities. Support nonprofits providing food, shelter, health, and social services; fighting for a more just world; expanding our horizons through art and learning; and many more valued missions.

12 Days until Mother’s Day

Show her how much she means to you with a special piece of jewelry this Mother’s Day. Whether you’re shopping for your wife, mother, or grandmother, we have something that’s sure to make her smile and think of you every time she wears it.
Call 206-623-4544 now to schedule your private shopping appointment or Shop Online!
*Free shipping, 30 day return or exchange.

Bridge Artist in Residence: Graphic Novel Artists

The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS), in partnership with the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) will select two graphic novel creators for a unique project-based residency within two of Seattle’s iconic bridges.
The northwest tower of the Fremont Bridge and the southeastern tower of the University Bridge will become a working studio/office for the artists to use the historic bridge and location as inspiration for their work. Learn more here!
Deadline: Thursday, May 28, 2020, 11:59pm Pacific.
Workshop: Thursday, May 7, 1:00pm Pacific.
Please email Maija McKnight for an invitation to the virtual workshop.
If you have questions, please contact Project Manager, Maija McKnight, at [email protected] or 206-684-7311.

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