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Leadership Update on COVID-19 Recovery

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Online - Virtual Event

The Greater Akron Chamber will host a virtual meeting to discuss the most recent action(s) taken at the local, state and federal levels in response to COVID-19. As we continue helping businesses recover from the pandemic, this will be a key opportunity for participants to better understand forthcoming support and directly engage elected leaders in Q&A. 

Specifically, this event will include: an overview of the American Rescue Plan and its various provisions related to economic development and small business; a discussion on the recent state-level legislation utilizing another $2.15 billion in COVID-19 relief and how it impacts small businesses and; a dialog on local pandemic response efforts, including what resources remain for businesses and an update on local mass vaccination sites. 
Our confirmed (as of 4/6/21) guest speakers include:
•    Congressman Anthony Gonzalez (OH-16)
•    Ohio Lieutenant Governor Jon Husted
•    Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro

•    Moderator: Steve Millard, President & CEO, Greater Akron Chamber

During your registration you will have the opportunity to provide questions for the discussion. After registering, you will receive a confirmation with instructions on how to join in the Zoom meeting. If you do not receive this within a few minutes of registering, please reach out to [email protected] 

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