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Webinar: Supporting Local Businesses During COVID-19

Tuesday, May 26 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

COVID-19 is having a devastating impact on small businesses across the country and in the Atlanta Region. Consumer spending in Atlanta, as of the end of April, was down 33.4% coupled with a decrease of small business revenue of 49.4%. This webinar will focus on how local governments and economic development organizations are using a combination of federal resources and local innovations to help local businesses. The following presenters will be participating in this webinar:

  • Chris Higdon, Manager of Community Development with the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA)
  • Andrew Carnes,  Vice President of Economic Development with Partnership Gwinnett
  • Angela Threadgill, City of Decatur Planning and Economic Development Director

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Tuesday, May 26
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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GA United States


Atlanta Regional Commission

NOTICE: Gov. Brian Kemp has extended a public health emergency declaration and a statewide shelter-in-place order for older adults and medically fragile residents through June 12.

The Atlanta Regional Commission office at 229 Peachtree Street, NE Atlanta, is closed to the public until further notice. All employees are working remotely and conducting business operations. ARC employees can be contacted directly during normal business hours. However, if you need immediate assistance call 404-463-3100.

If you are seeking resources for older persons and individuals with disabilities, contact us at404-463-3333 or visit

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