PPP Funding? Here’s what Williamson County small business owners can do right now

  Funding for the Payroll Protection Plan has been approved and signed into law. Inside the $484 billion coronavirus stimulus bill $370 billion is allocated for small businesses, with $310  billion for PPP and $60 billion for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan program (EIDL). What can small business owners be doing right now? Be prepared. (Apply immediately…

Gateway Chamber Orchestra participating in regional day of giving, The Big Payback

The Big Payback, Tennessee’s 7th annual giving day, encourages Middle Tennesseans to give local and support nonprofits during 24-hour campaign   Gateway Chamber Orchestra is once again participating in The Big Payback, a 24-hour, online giving event created to help Middle Tennessee nonprofits raise funds vital to continuing their work and directly improving the community…

Williamson Medical Center Emergency Room and Pediatric Emergency Room safe and open

  Williamson Medical Center is responding to a concerning decrease in non-COVID-19 emergency room visits with messaging to ease fears keeping individuals experiencing serious health symptoms from seeking life-saving treatment. The hospital is first sharing this critical message with the community through a video featuring Andy Russell, M.D., Williamson Medical Center’s Chief Medical Officer and…

Blood Assurance collecting convalescent plasma donor at Williamson County Medical Center

  Stokes Nielson will be donating convalescent plasma at Williamson Medical Center as part of a new treatment for COVID-19. Stokes is donating in honor of Joe Diffie who he had the pleasure of playing with, and who was a great mentor to many country music artists. COVID-19 convalescent plasma is an FDA investigational treatment…

GraceWorks extends structure of drive-through food distribution

  GraceWorks is extending its modified structure of a drive-through food distribution and over-the-phone rent and utility assistance services until April 30. Basing operations decisions on local, state, federal and CDC recommendations, GraceWorks also will continue the closure of its Thrift Store, a large funder of the ministry’s services. With the onset of the coronavirus,…

Williamson County Fair Association is supporting locally owned businesses

  As Williamson County faces unprecedented challenges related to the COVID-19 crisis, the Williamson County Fair Association, Inc. (“Williamson County Fair”) has announced its plan to support locally owned businesses in Williamson County by purchasing $50,000 in gift cards to donate to area health care professionals and first responders serving on the front lines. Approximately…