During the COVID-19 crisis, small-business owners need additional support and guidance, as well as opportunities to talk with other small-business owners. University of Nevada, Reno Extension is offering virtual question-and-answer “Coping With COVID-19 Town Halls” for small businesses every Wednesday, and webinars on specific topics for small businesses every Friday. The town halls and the webinars are offered in Spanish and English and are aimed at helping small businesses “pivot and adapt” during this challenging time.
While imposing quarantine measures is effective in slowing the spread of the virus, it adversely affects the economy by restricting trade. This juxtaposition of healing and harm hurts not only Nevada business owners, but nonprofits throughout the state as well. Many of these organizations are reliant upon a functioning economy in order to operate, yet they are still making the best out of the current pandemic to provide services to those in need.
“There are tons of masterminds out there,” Edholm said. “There aren’t ones that tie in personal development and give you a chance to escape once a month by being in a beautiful space in Las Vegas.”
Top Workplaces Nevada has announced its top companies for 2020. The specific rankings of companies and how they placed in the three categories — small, medium and large — will be announced at a special awards celebration, which will be held later this year.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic that continues to threaten local economies across the country, the U.S. Small Business Administration has increased efforts to alleviate the hardship experienced by small businesses.
Nevada Bankers Association CEO Phyllis Gurgevich issued a statement following an announcement by Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak that he is temporarily suspending all foreclosures in the state during the coronavirus crisis.
The Small Business Administration, Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance and area chambers have teamed up to host webinars for local businesses seeking loans, grants and other federal aid to help them through the COVID-19 crisis that has shuttered or curtailed their operations.
Disability insurance can provide income from an insurer to replace income that is lost through illness or injury of the policy holder, whether it be in the short term or long term. Income provided through disability insurance usually represents a percentage of normal earnings and can be privately purchased and owned or provided by an employer.
Easterseals Nevada, a nonprofit organization with a 44-year history of providing services to Nevada residents, has announced a new name, Capability Health Human Services. This new name, along with associated branding material, is designed to better convey the mission and variety of services offered through its five permanent locations in Southern and Northern Nevada, as well as outreach services in a few rural communities.