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GLI Launches New COVID-19 Crisis Support Hub, in Partnership with Local Organizations

Dear Friends, Today I am excited to announce the launch of a new COVID-19 Crisis Support Hub in partnership with Hatfield Media, the Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA), Louisville Forward, and the University of Louisville College of Business. The website is a repository for COVID-19 resources for businesses and individuals, and was developed with content from KentuckianaWorks, Integrity HR, HR…

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GLI Business Relief Challenge, Census Day, Upcoming Events & More

Dear Friends, I want to begin by talking about National Census Day, which is today. The Census is a critical tool that shapes our community. Not only does it determine the population count and demographic breakdown for our region, but it also determines district lines and representation in government. Most importantly,…

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New Small Business Loan Program Brings $900,000 to Local Businesses, Let’s Raise More

BREAKING NEWS Dear Friends, I am excited to inform you that Mayor Greg Fischer announced today the creation of the Small Business Community Loan Program. The loan program was developed in partnership with Louisville Metro Government, Greater Louisville Inc., LHOME, Render Capital, and Lenderfit. This loan program is a $900,000 fund that will provide zero-interest loans to…

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SMALL BUSINESS CONTINUITY LOAN PROGRAM

SMALL BUSINESS CONTINUITY LOAN PROGRAM administered by LHOME in partnership with Render Capital, Louisville Forward, and GLI AVAILABLE AS OF APRIL 3, 2020 Eligible borrower: Small Businesses with 10 or fewer employees. Business must show emergency connected with COVID-19 economic crisis. Business must be located in Jefferson County, KY. Business…

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Social Distance Guidelines Extended, GLI Hosts Events to Help You Manage Crisis

Dear Friends, I hope the weekend brought everyone some much needed respite from the onslaught of information related to COVID-19. Although we are in an unusual time, we have already seen our community band together to help one another in this crisis. Over the weekend, President Trump extended social distancing guidelines at…

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GLI Hosts Unemployment Insurance Webinar; Small Business, Advanced Manufacturing & Healthcare Virtual Roundtables Coming

Dear Friends, Happy Friday! This has been a long week that has seen highs and lows, and I think we all know that it’s just the beginning. From record unemployment filings of more than 3,000,000 to landmark legislation bringing $2 trillion to the nation to help businesses and individuals persevere,…

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Unemployment Insurance Updates, Support for Displaced Workers and Upcoming Events

Dear Friends, Yesterday, Governor Beshear expanded unemployment insurance effective immediately due to COVID-19. Individuals typically not covered by unemployment insurance, including self-employed, independent contractors, freelance workers, substitute teachers, childcare workers employed by religious affiliated organizations and non-profits can now file. Those who left their job for “good cause” because of reasonable…

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Covid-19 Update: GLI to Host Unemployment Insurance & Small Business Q&A Webinars

Dear Friends, Yesterday, Governor Andy Beshear announced the closing of all “non-life-sustaining” businesses in Kentucky to in-person traffic by 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 26, 2020. Today he released an executive order identifying businesses allowed to remain open, except as needed to conduct Minimum Basic Operations. These include grocery stores, drug stores and…

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Louisville’s Leading Women: Cathe Dykstra, Chief Possibility Officer, President and CEO, Family Scholar House

As the Chief Possibility Officer, President and CEO of Family Scholar House, Cathe is committed to promoting the importance of education as an asset that appreciates over time and provides long-term self-sufficiency through career-track employment. Cathe sees her role as changing the paradigm for work with families and foster alumni…

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Ways to Help, Job Matching Launch & Other COVID-19 Updates

Dear Friends, While some businesses are being asked to close or modify operations during the COVID-19 crisis, GLI wants to assure you that, although we are working remotely, we will continue to work for you. As the voice of your business community, we continue to support you during this critical…

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