COVID-19 business-resource page now available

COVID-19 business-resource page now available

Mar 22, 2020by Bill Freehling in Business News

The City of Fredericksburg’s Department of Economic Development and Tourism has put together a resource page for local businesses seeking assistance in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Virginia extends tax deadlines

Virginia extends tax deadlines

Mar 20, 2020by Bill Freehling in Business News

Virginia will allow all individuals and businesses to delay paying their 2019 income taxes by 30 days, bumping the deadline to pay from May 1 to June 1 in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Mary Washington Hospital setting up field hospital

Mary Washington Hospital setting up field hospital

Mar 20, 2020by Bill Freehling in Business News

Mary Washington Hospital is setting up an operational “field hospital” in the parking garage next to the emergency department, in the event there’s a surge of COVID-19 patients.

Virginia now eligible for SBA disaster loan program

Virginia now eligible for SBA disaster loan program

The U.S. Small Business Administration has announced that all of Virginia is eligible for the SBA’s Disaster Loan Assistance program.

COVID-19 support — what is being done?

COVID-19 support — what is being done?

Mar 18, 2020by Bill Freehling in Business News

Here is a great summary from Karen Klotz, outreach coordinator for U.S. Rep. Rob Wittman, of federal action that has occurred to help Americans fight the global COVID-19 pandemic. 

REDCO provides info on SBA assistance programs

REDCO provides info on SBA assistance programs

Mar 18, 2020by Bill Freehling in Business News

We will continue to update this blog with information about SBA loans and other assistance programs, but in the meantime we wanted to publish this helpful email from REDCO President Joe DiStefano about the process/status:

FXBG businesses innovating to stem the tide

FXBG businesses innovating to stem the tide

In the midst of an extremely trying time brought on by the COVID-19 virus outbreak and subsequent public protective measures, Fredericksburg businesses are taking proactive and responsible measures to continue reaching their customers.

Fredericksburg Visitor Center closing until April 1

Fredericksburg Visitor Center closing until April 1

The Fredericksburg Visitor Center will close to the public immediately in an effort to contribute to the containment of the COVID-19 virus. 

FredNats release statement on 2020 season

FredNats release statement on 2020 season

Here is a statement sent out by the Fredericksburg Nationals regarding potential delays to the start of the 2020 inaugural season in the new multi-purpose stadium being built near the Fredericksburg Expo Center.

Fredericksburg companies make Inc. list

Fredericksburg companies make Inc. list

Mar 12, 2020by Amy Peregoy in Business News

Two Fredericksburg businesses have made Inc. magazine’s inaugural Inc. 5000 Series: D.C. Metro list.