Cities, the source of 90 percent of all reported COVID-19 cases, are both the epicenter of the pandemic and the main locales of the vast majority of these Boomer-owned small and medium size businesses poised for transition. Therefore, according to RFN Cities, a community preparedness and business retention program that assists local economic development agencies and individual businesses, it is urgent and imperative that these businesses and local economic development organizations work arduously to help these firms stay afloat and strengthen their performance during these trying times. … [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
But when the pandemic hit in March, filming came to a screeching halt. Pittsburgh Film Office CEO Dawn Keezer says, “It’s amazing how quickly it all had to stop and go away. Here in Pittsburgh, we’re looking at at least 5,000 people that are unemployed due to the shutdown.” … [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’