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ISSUE NO. 1 | JANUARY 10, 202
American Rescue Plan Act Funds
Let the town know how you would like to see local funds spent.
The federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) is providing funds to Commonwealth municipalities from the Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Fund and Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund. Stoneham is slated to receive $7 million.
Take a Webinar in January
Small business-focused online learning opportunities regularly added to chamber calendar.
National and local partners like the Small Business Administration, SCORE and the Center for Women and Enterprise are offering several online learning opportunities at no cost to participants. Topics range from social media and marketing to learning Excel and improving bookkeeping skills. Check out the chamber calendar to see upcoming webinars. View the webinar calendar.
Stoneham’s Local Rapid Recovery Plan Completed
Roadmap for Stoneham’s recovery outlined in recently released plan.
Last year, the Rapid Recovery Plan (RRP) Program was introduced to municipalities as a way to develop actionable, project-based recovery plans tailored to the unique economic challenges created by the pandemic.
For Stoneham, a multi-pronged approach has been proposed that touches upon the following themes: improve the public realm and create more destinations to drive people into downtown; make it easier for existing and new businesses to do business in Stoneham; and provide small business technical assistance. Read the plan.
Feature Your Business in Chamber Member Spotlight
Each week a new business will be highlighted on the Chamber website and social media.
The Stoneham Chamber would like to highlight the members of our small business community on our website and through various social media channels.
Please complete the online form so we can better understand you and your business. Once completed we will reach out to you with any additional questions and let you know when you will be featured. Complete the form.
Winchester Health Assessment
Join an upcoming Community Listening Session
Beth Israel Lahey Health and its member hospitals are conducting a Community Health Needs
Assessment to better understand the most pressing health-related issues impacting the people living and working in the communities they serve. Please join a Community Listening Session to hear key assessment themes, share your perspective, and discuss potential solutions. All attendees are entered to win a $100 Visa Gift Card!
iHealth COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Tests Available
Winbrook is offering iHealth Rapid, At-Home COVID19 Self-Test kits. Each kit contains two tests and costs $20. At this time they are only selling full case multiples (90 kits in a case). $1800 per full case.
If you are interested in purchasing a case, please contact Dave Holzman at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (978) 807-6658.
If you are interested in a smaller quantity, please contact Megan Day at email@example.com and if there is enough interest we will order a case on behalf of our members.
Get Your Digital COVID-19 SMART Health Card
Download a digital version of your vaccination card from Mass.gov
Mass.gov has launched a new tool that will allow you to obtain a digital vaccine card to demonstrate proof of vaccination. Request, view and print your vaccination records and your COVID-19 SMART Health Card from the official Massachusetts Immunization Information System (MIIS). Go to Mass.gov