On March 21, the Conway Convention and Visitors Bureau launched the #ConwayToGo group on Facebook to quickly communicate local restaurants’ “new” way of doing business during a pandemic. In three weeks, membership had grown to more than 7,000 individuals throughout the region.
The Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program (EIDL) can provide up to $2 million of financial assistance (actual loan amounts are based on amount of economic injury) to small businesses or private, nonprofit organizations that suffer substantial economic injury as a result of the declared disaster, regardless of whether the applicant sustained physical damage. Here's what to expect when you apply.
The Paycheck Protection Program allows essentially any business or nonprofit with fewer than 500 employees to obtain low-interest, no-collateral loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration through June 30, 2020, to cover operating costs.
Amid the current concerns around coronavirus COVID-19 transmission and per CDC recommendations to cancel or postpone mass gatherings or events of 10 or more people, the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce has postponed its Annual Meeting, which was previously scheduled for April 2, 2020. The new date will be announced at a later time.
Mayor Bart Castleberry has issued two executive orders that suspend certain zoning and ordinance restrictions on Conway’s eating establishments, hotels, and motels. By easing zoning restrictions, Conway citizens have alternative opportunities to purchase food, cleaning supplies, and other items from eating establishments and hotels during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Our Downtown Conway Merchants have been responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in lots of creative ways to continue to operate while also keeping our community safe. Read on to find out more!
Shops and restaurants in Downtown Conway are taking extensive, diligent measures to provide a clean, safe and welcoming environment for customers. Downtown businesses remain open, and continue to provide a positive, safe and welcoming experience.