Chamber Resources Related to COVID-19

Published Tuesday, March 17, 2020

As the COVID-19 continues to evolve, the Chamber is monitoring and sharing information as we receive it.
The Chamber encourages our members to stay informed, prepared and positive and offer support and patronage to our local small businesses at this critical time. The Chamber also promotes members utilizing the U.S. Chamber to stay informed and prepared as we continue to navigate this situation.

Gov. Lee Requires Tennesseans to Remain at Home

Montgomery County Extends Stay at Home Order to April 15th

Office of the Sheriff Montgomery County, Tennessee John Fuson, Sheriff

The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act
Senate Passes Updated Economic Relief Plan (CARES Act) for Individuals and Businesses
View Chamber CARES Act Summary 

Read the full bill

Tennessee Unemployment Insurance - Frequently Asked Questions
Effective Date:  4/2/20

Paycheck Protection Program
Assistance for American Workers and Families, CLICK HERE.

Assistance for Small Businesses
The Paycheck Protection Program prioritizes millions of Americans employed by small businesses by authorizing up to $349 billion toward job retention and certain other expenses. Small businesses and eligible nonprofit organizations, Veterans organizations, and Tribal businesses described in the Small Business Act, as well as individuals who are self-employed or are independent contractors, are eligible if they also meet program size standards.


U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Guides/Resources

The links below provide NEW & UPDATED resources that the U.S. CHAMBER has developed to assist businesses access resources created under the CARES Act (Phase III bill).  This includes an update to the guide we released several days ago on the Paycheck Protection Program.


Tennessee Coronavirus (COVID-19) Case Map by APSU GIS Center - data provided by the State of Tennessee



Thank you to our special guests on Clarksville’s Conversation!
Lorneth Peters, Ed.D, Director of the TN Small Business Development Center at APSU 
John Watz, VP of Strategic Planning & Development for Workforce Essentials
Valerie Guzman, CEO of United Way of Greater Clarksville

VIEW the discussion below on resources for small businesses, workforce opportunities, & ways you can help the community during the COVID-19 crisis!



We recognize the struggles that small businesses and job seekers are facing around the country, especially in this time of need. To help, our vice president, Lisa Gevelber, shared an email a few days ago with helpful resources to use to keep your communities connected and productive during this time. We’re sending a quick reminder of these resources.

  1. Grow with Google Remote Work Hub
  2. Tips for small businesses 
  3. Bi-weekly office hours. View a list of upcoming topics and RSVP to attend here
  4. Partner Community Discussions page


The Thrivent Member Network South Region would like to invite you to the following virtual events.
To Learn More and To Register:

Your Retirement: How to Take Control Today with Guest Speaker Tom Hegna 
April 1st, 6:00 pm  April 7th, 6:30 pm   April 13th, 7:00 pm

Social Security: Money Left on the Table with Guest Speaker: Jim Caulder
April 15th, Noon  |  April 28th, 6:30 pm

Demystifying Student Loan Repayment
April 16th, 1:00 pm

Date Night from Home
April 23rd, 8:00 pm

Holy Week Devotion Series
April 6th– 11th, Noon

Thrivent Thursdays
Every Thursday, 9:00 am


Community Updates / Resource Page



Friday, July 31, 2020

The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce, upcoming events, and announcements during the month of August.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Thursday, July 30, 2020 | 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m. CST Cost: Free


Wilma Rudolph Event Center
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