Daily Updates | March 24, 2020

Shelby County Schools to close 'until further notice'

4:58 pm CST - Following Gov. Lee's request for Tennessee school districts to remain closed until April 24, Shelby County Schools announced that SCS schools and district offices would remain closed until further..

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Available Job Postings In Memphis

The following Memphis area companies have immediate job openings. 

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What constitutes an "Essential Business" Qualification?

One of the key questions we are getting at the moment from Memphis area companies is how to determine whether or not they are considered an essential business. While this information is fluid, below we have outlined how essential businesses are classified as of..

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Daily Updates | March 23, 2020

Mayor strickland issues safer at home order for memphis

12:10 am CST - Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland has issued a Safer at Home Order for the City of Memphis effective at 6pm on March 24, 2020 through midnight April 7, 2020 — directing all residents of Memphis to..

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COVID19: Pre-Recorded Webinars

The Greater Memphis Chamber has partnered with business leaders to provide helpful insight and information to share with the business community to help mitigate impacts related to COVID-19. This blog will be updated as new webinars are held. See the available..

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Daily Updates | March 22, 2020

MATA Announces Temporary Travel Limitations for MATAplus Customers

4:40 pm CST - – Effective Tuesday, March 24, 2020, the Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) will only transport MATAplus paratransit customers to work, medical-related destinations (including..

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Daily Updates | March 21, 2020


5:23 pm CST - The Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) will implement temporary social distancing measures on its fleet of fixed-route, paratransit vehicles and Trolley cars. Read more >>

Mayor JIm Strickland expands..
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How to maintain a social media presence during a crisis

As the U.S. grapples with our new reality fighting COVID-19, it puts things in perspective. What we need, what we want, and how we should carry on are all questions Memphians are asking themselves. This is a very scary time for brands. Companies in most verticals..

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Greater Memphis Chamber Releases Estimates of COVID-19 Business Impact as of March 20

Memphis, Tenn. (March 20, 2020)- In an effort to quantify impact on local businesses, the Greater Memphis Chamber has launched a COVID-19 Greater Memphis Business Impact Survey. The first survey was distributed to Chamber member businesses on March 19.

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COVID-19 Best Practices for Manufacturing

The COVID-19 virus could be the single greatest threat to business continuity over the next 12-18 months and has caused us to re-evaluate how we work. Manufacturers are looking for ways to keep employees, customers, suppliers and their communities..

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