There are no easy answers to the unprecedented challenges faced by cities. But SMEs owned and commandeered by Baby Boomers, working closely with their local economic development organizations, can help resuscitate urban economies and help pave the way for the economic renewal of America’s cities. Whatever the case, Boomer-owned firms can benefit immeasurably from the indispensable role played by local economic development agencies and chambers of commerce, where they comprise 60 percent or more of membership. … [Read more...] about Baby Boomer-owned small businesses can help resuscitate urban economies
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This morning, Cindy Adams reported that Alaska Governor Sarah Palin started her own political action committee called SarahPAC. (She also “reported” that Palin wants to be president, but the former actually qualifies as “news.”) According to Adams, SarahPAC was registered in Virginia and “patterned after Hillary [Clinton’s] HillPAC. The website for the PAC is already active and has this to say for itself: … [Read more...] about So Sarah Palin Started a Political Action Committee. What Does That Mean?
"It supports tennis, education and mentoring, which I pushed for because I believe kids need mentoring," said Evert, who is chairwoman of the USTA Foundation. "This has been the focus of the charitable part of the USTA, which probably not many people are aware of; they probably think that all the USTA does is make money off the U.S. Open. But by being able to have the U.S. Open, it helps fund programs like this." … [Read more...] about Chris Evert works to jump-start tennis at Grand Slam, grass-roots level in pandemic’s wake
The new protocols are laid out in a joint agreement between many unions called “The Safe Way Forward.” It includes creating a dedicated “Health and Safety Supervisor” and department, dividing staff into “zones” that don’t physically interact, testing performers three times a week and even rapid testing if needed to protect actors who cannot be masked and socially distanced at all times. … [Read more...] about Filming Starts To Pick Up After Pandemic Puts It On Pause
Pelosi reportedly got a wash and blowout, the latter of which Kious noted is a no-go, according to coronavirus safety guidelines for hair salons. A directive from the city’s department of health states that salons and barbershops should “consider temporarily eliminating services that require lengthy blow-drying” — one of the primary services Pelosi reportedly enjoyed. … [Read more...] about San Francisco Salon Owner Closes Business After Pelosi’s Visit: ‘I’m Afraid to Go Back’