City of Austin announces grants for local musicians, creative spaces, and heritage sites
May 29, 2020
The City of Austin Economic Development Department has created two new grants for local creatives and organizations facing extreme hardships due to COVID-19’s economic impacts.
What you need to know about reopening the state of Texas
May 26, 2020
On Monday May 18, 2020, Governor Greg Abbott held a press conference where he announced that he will be issuing an Executive Order to expand openings of certain businesses and activities.
We are Southwest® Heart Strong
May 20, 2020
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How Amazon is taking care of employees during COVID-19
May 20, 2020
Amazon expects to invest approximately $4 billion from April to June on COVID-19 initiatives to get products to customers and keep employees safe. This includes spending more than $800 million in the first half of the year on COVID-19 safety measures.
May 19, 2020
In March 2020, Tso Chinese Delivery was already running an incredibly successful restaurant that specialized in a free delivery and takeout quick service experience. When many Austinites were displaced by COVID-19, the owners lept into action through the #tsogiving initiative.
Shop LC gives back to those in need
May 12, 2020
Chamber member Shop LC saw the need early on to provide face masks to their customers. They then undertook a massive donation campaign to deliver these essential products to frontline healthcare workers.
Join the #ieatlocal Challenge
Apr 27, 2020
Tyson Tuttle, CEO of Silicon Labs and Bobby Jenkins, Owner of ABC Home & Commercial are the leading way in supporting local restaurants.
Local businesses stepping up to produce personal protective equipment and hand sanitizer
Apr 14, 2020
The Chamber is working with member businesses to do their part to combat COVID-19 by providing or manufacturing large quantities of critically needed personal protective equipment (PPE).
Austin Community Foundation and United Way for Greater Austin Launch Relief Fund to Alleviate Negative Impacts of COVID-19
Mar 30, 2020
All Together ATX Fund to provide immediate and long-term support to those most in need
The Austinite work-from-home playlist
Mar 25, 2020
In need of new music? Here’s a compilation of some of our favorite Austin artists.
Travis County Medical Society accepting medical supply donations
Mar 20, 2020
Due to COVID-19, there is a shortage of PPE supplies (masks, gloves, medical gowns) for physicians and healthcare workers here in Austin.
Austin's own Antonelli's Cheese Shop announces virtual cheese-tasting parties
Mar 20, 2020
Book a PRIVATE VIRTUAL TASTING class in March or April. Great for a networking group, office team building, or birthday. In these isolating times, we're looking for ways to connect and build community.