5 Things: March 24, 2020
1. Upcoming Webcasts
Nonprofits & Continuing the Mission
March 26 | 3:00 - 4:00 pm
Join Bellevue Mayor Lynne Robinson along with representatives from several Eastside service providers to learn how you can receive help or offer it to those in need.
March 31 | 11:00 - 11:45 am
Join Washington State's top legislative leaders in the House and Senate for a look back at the recently concluded legislative session, and a look ahead as the State responds to the unprecedented challenges of the pandemic.
2. Virtually Face to Face
Even a quarantine won't keep us from getting together- we're going virtual! We'll launch our first online Morning Business Builder this Wednesday, March 25 at 8:30am.
3. Gimme a (Tax) Break
Yesterday the City of Bellevue announced it would defer Q1 and Q2 local Business & Occupation tax payments for certain small businesses to October in an effort to help businesses weather the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
4. Critical Roles
Governor Inslee issued an Executive Order directing all resident to stay home, except as needed to help curb the spread of COVID-19.
Some necessary roles are still needed, and the Governor has designated a list of “Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers” to help state, local, tribal, and industry partners as they work to protect communities, while ensuring continuity of functions critical to public health and safety, as well as economic and national security.