• Welcome to the
    Grants Pass & Josephine County Chamber of Commerce!

    The Grants Pass & Josephine County Chamber of Commerce works every day to make our community a place
    where businesses can grow and prosper, people want to raise their families and where tourists want to visit.

    We support and promote our local commerce through communication, advocacy and partnerships!

  • Josephine County approved to start Phase 2 on June 6th

    Phase 2 Guidelines

    For a full list of guidelines visit: https://govstatus.egov.com/or-covid-19

     Venues & Event Operators Guidance: https://sharedsystems.dhsoha.state.or.us/DHSForms/Served/le2351D.pdf  
    • Gatherings / General Guidance: https://sharedsystems.dhsoha.state.or.us/DHSForms/Served/le2351G.pdf  [cap for venues is 250]

     Baseline guidance for Zoos/Museums/Gardens: https://sharedsystems.dhsoha.state.or.us/DHSForms/Served/le2351H.pdf

    *The new executive order is not up yet, but will include the updated Travel Guidance for Phase 2.

    In cooperation with local public health & your local Chambers of Commerce,
    Regional Solutions hosted
    two webinars on Friday, June 5 for SW Oregon businesses and organizations,
    on the Phase 2 COVID-19 re-opening guidance:
    (LINKS TO WEBINARS COMING)

    Webinars
    Each webinar covers the general changes for Phase 2, but focuses primarily on the guidance for the specific sectors.
    The bulk of the time is devoted to answering questions.

    • Webinar for Venues; Indoor/Outdoor Entertainment; and Museums/Zoos/Gardens. 
    • Webinar for Recreational Sports; Pools/Sports Courts; and Gym/Fitness

    Senate approves Paycheck Protection Program reform bill
     Extends loan term from 8 weeks to 24 weeks

    On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate passed the Paycheck Protection Program reform bill, clearing it for President Trump's signature.
    The bill was passed in the House last week.

    The bill makes the following changes to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP):

    Extends the loan term from 8 weeks to 24 weeks
    Lowers the percentage of loan proceeds that must be used on payroll from 75% to 60%, and
    Extends the PPP from June 30th to Dec. 31, 2020.
    Read the full story

     

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  • Opens June 8th

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  •  

    CANCELED

     

    Concerts in the Park
    Press Release

    May 18, 2020

    The Grants Pass & Josephine County Chamber of Commerce has been carefully
    following COVID-19 updates and the impact it will have on our 2020 Concert in the Park
    series. Due to regulations regarding mass gatherings from the
    Governor’s Office and the ongoing COVID-19 safety concerns,
    we have decided to cancel Concerts in the Park for 2020.


    We are deeply saddened that we will not have a 2020 Concert in the Park series but will
    be planning for an even better 2021 season. The safety of our community and event
    attendees is a major concern and at this time, we decided this was the best decision.
    Thank you to all of our sponsors and volunteers that have continued to support this
    event as we were entering our 34th year of bringing a free family fun event.
    A big thank you to our title sponsor Evergreen Federal Bank!


    The Chamber and all our business members are paying close attention to
    developments regarding re-opening Oregon’s hard-hit economy and the challenges
    ahead as we restart. We will continue to advocate for you,
    our businesses, and our community. As hard as it has been, our community has
    pulled together to stay safe and practice responsible physical distancing.


    We are looking forward to a great 2021 Concert in the Park season.
    Please stay safe and healthy.

    Sincerely,

    Grants Pass & Josephine County Chamber of Commerce

     

     

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