October 12, 2020
The Count on ME NC Program and Restaurant door that says open

Count on Me NC Program Protects Our Community

Count on Me NC “We’re all in this together,” says Davie County Chamber of Commerce President Caroline Moser. “As North Carolina’s restaurants, hotels, attractions, and shops reopen, we all have a role to play to keep one another safe and healthy.” She encourages all area businesses to participate in Count on Me NC, a public health initiative that empowers guests and businesses to help keep everyone safe from COVID-19. “Participating in Count on Me NC gives our patrons an added level of confidence in knowing that we are serious about protecting their health and well-being. It benefits our businesses and […]
April 1, 2020

Free Online SBA Loan Webinar

Free Small Business Loan Webinar, Monday, April 6th at 11 a.m. Confused about the ever-changing governmental programs designed to support small businesses through the Covid-19 pandemic? Find out more about SBA loan programs through this timely webinar co-hosted by the Piedmont Triad Regional Council (PTRC) and the US Small Business Administration (SBA).   Get More Information About Loan Opportunities The goal of this webinar is to review two lending opportunities offered by the SBA: Paycheck Protection Program Injury Disaster Loan We will also review regional economic recovery strategies coordinated by the PTRC. How to Register Registration is free, but spaces are […]
March 30, 2020

The Paycheck Protection Program for Small Businesses

EDC Update for Local Small Businesses This update contains important information from Terry Bralley, president of the Davie County Economic Development Commission, for small businesses. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act allocated $350 billion to help small businesses keep workers employed amid the pandemic and economic downturn. Loan Guarantees Known as the Paycheck Protection Program, the initiative provides 100% federally guaranteed loans to small businesses that maintain their payroll during this emergency. This also includes independent contractors and self-employed businesses. Download Your Guide Importantly, these loans may be forgiven if borrowers maintain their payrolls during the crisis […]
March 26, 2020
Tips for supporting Davie County Business during COVID-19 restrictions

Tips for Supporting the Local Economy

Tips on What You Can Do to Help Small Businesses Stay Healthy, Wash Your Hands Often, and Follow the NC Department of Health & Human Services Guidelines. Follow the Social Media Channels for Small Businesses in your Community. Connect Virtually with Small Businesses for Products and Services. Comment and Share Posts from Small Businesses. Shop Small/Shop Local Online or Over the Telephone. Leave 5-Star Reviews for Businesses that You LOVE. Order Take-Out from Local Restaurants, Coffee Shops, Bakeries, etc. Promote Your Positive Experiences on Social Media. Buy Gift Cards NOW and Use Them Later. Buy Items NOW for Future Pick […]
March 6, 2020
Digital Marketing Summit Postponed

Harness the Power of Digital Marketing for Your Business

Maximize Your Business Potential Would you like to use digital marketing to maximize your business but don’t know how? Attend the 2020 Digital Marketing Summit on at the Bermuda Run Country Club – NEW DATE TBA! Hosted By The Davie Business Women’s Association Hosted by the Davie Business Women’s Association, the 2020 Marketing Summit is your opportunity to learn from the region’s top marketing leaders and gain access to the latest marketing strategies. The digital arena is a growing facet of business branding and marketing. The presenters will facilitate sessions on branding, online marketing, and promotional tools, offering effective and […]
February 21, 2020

Congressional Industry Tour

By Jeanna Baxter White Industry Tour Showcases Davie County Businesses The Davie County Economic Development Commission hosted a tour for Congressional representatives last week to foster relationships between Davie County’s industries and the federal government.  Representatives for U.S. Senator Richard Burr, U.S. Senator Thom Tillis, and Congressman Ted Budd toured Ashley Furniture Industries and watched the furniture manufacturing and distribution process, learned about lifecycle solutions for truck parts at DEX Heavy Duty Parts, and observed the aircraft tire retreading process at Dunlop Aircraft Tyres.  “Hosting industry tours for our congressional reps provided such a great opportunity for them to see […]