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Chilliwack Economic Recovery Network Launches Social Media and Increases Online Presence May 22, 2020

Chilliwack, BC: In order to help local businesses adjust as we enter Phase 2 of BC’s Restart Plan, the Chilliwack Economic Recovery Network (CERN) has launched a new Chilliwack Restart Resource webpage through the Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce’s website. This page features local business-related resources, along with best practice guides for a variety of industries.

Local businesses that are able to open and during Phase 2 of BC’s Restart Plan can find information for how to safely operate during this challenging time. If you’re a local business owner wondering where to purchase PPE locally or what your COVID-19 Safety Plan should entail, this new website will help you find the information you need. Visit http://www.chilliwackchamber.com/eventspage/news/chilliwack-economic-recovery-network/ to learn more.

In addition to assisting local businesses, a new webpage through the Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce will help residents learn which local businesses are open and ready to serve them in the safest manner possible. It is anticipated the webpage will be a valuable resource to both local businesses and residents alike. Visit http://www.chilliwackchamber.com/eventspage/news/chamber-blog/ to see what local businesses are open to the public.

The Chilliwack Economic Recovery Network is also launching its own social media channels on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Follow the CERN for information on how your business can start to recover from the impacts of COVID-19, how to safely serve your customers and how to best operate during a time of seemingly constant change.

Follow the Chilliwack Economic Recovery Network:

Instagram - @Chilliwackeconomicrecovery
Facebook - facebook.com/chilliwackeconomicrecovery
Twitter- @chwkrecovery

“Working together to ensure the safe restart of businesses during Phase 2 of BC’s Restart Plan is a great way to help keep our community safe while working towards economic recovery for everyone in Chilliwack,” said Mayor Popove. “I hope residents will choose to support local businesses, especially those businesses that have taken the time to ensure safe operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.”

The Chilliwack Economic Recovery Network includes representation from the City of Chilliwack, Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce, Chilliwack Economic Partners Corporation (CEPCO), Community Futures South Fraser, Downtown Chilliwack Business Improvement Association, National Research Council – IRAP, Stó:lō Community Futures, and Tourism Chilliwack.

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Media Contact:
Leanna Kemp, Executive Director
Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce
Tel: 604.793.4323
Email: leanna@chilliwackchamber.com

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