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Your bi-weekly business update from Spotsylvania County.

July 13th, 2020

Volume I, Issue VII
Virginia SBDC Announces Post-Pandemic Webinar Series
The Virginia Small Business Development Center will begin a new weekly webinar series focused around helping businesses recover and become more resilient if faced with another pandemic/disaster. The webinar series will begin August 6 and go through October 29. For more information and registration, visit their website here: Virginia SBDC: Continuing Business Post-Pandemic

Spotsylvania Towne Centre Adds Electric Vehicle Charging Station
A new Electrify America charging station has opened at Spotsylvania Towne Centre in the north parking lot, next to the former site of Logan's Roadhouse. The charging station offers four 150kW chargers with Combined Charging System and CHAdeMO connectors, making them compatible with almost every electric vehicle on the road. For more information, read the Free Lance Star's full article here: Spotsylvania mall adds electric vehicle charging station

VEC Launches Application Portal for Federal Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation Benefits
The Virginia Employment Commission (VEC) announced a new online application portal for those who wish to apply for Federal Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC). PEUC provides up to an additional 13 weeks of regular/traditional Unemployment Insurance benefits to individuals who have already exhausted their regular Unemployment Insurance benefits. The full announcement can be found here: VEC Announces Application Portal for PEUC.  And the online application portal can be found on Gov2Go here: Gov2Go.

SBA Learning Center
The U.S. Small Business Administration offers courses to help business owners grow and manage their company. Course topics include writing a business plan, social media marketing, how to find investors, and much more. To start learning, visit their website: SBA Learning Center

CDC Workplace Decision Tool 
The Center for Disease Control has developed a guide to assist employers in making (re)opening decisions during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially to protect vulnerable workers. View the guide here: CDC Reopening Guide
Thank you Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center for supporting our community!
We would like to express our appreciation to Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center, and all of our healthcare workers, for caring for our community during these unprecedented times. 
Lansdowne Business Park
510 LANSDOWNE RD, FREDERICKSBURG, VA 22408
For Lease: Flex units available from 3,300 to 35,000+ sq. ft.
If you are interested in submitting a property to be featured, please contact Kevin Marshall, Business Development Manager, at 540-507-7205 or kmarshall@spotsylvania.va.us
View Available Sites & Buildings in Spotsylvania County
The Department of Economic Development is committed to helping your business grow and prosper. We are here to connect your business to the resources it needs. 
Our office is located at:
9019 Old Battlefield, Blvd, Suite 310
Spotsylvania, VA 22553

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Phone: 540-507-7210

Staff
Debbie Sanders, Interim Director
dsanders@spotsylvania.va.us

Kevin Marshall, Business Development
kmarshall@spotsylvania.va.us

Meggie Roche, Marketing & Communication
mroche@spotsylvania.va.us

Jennifer Scott, Data & Real Estate
jlscott@spotsylvania.va.us


Due to COVID-19, our office is currently only accepting meetings by appointment with 10 people or less. If you would like to schedule a meeting, please call or email us. And as always, feel free to reach out to us for any business concerns! 
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