'Spirit of Owatonna' To Feature Businesses Story
By: Brad Meier, President
It's seven months of pandemic and what do we have to show for it? Luckily, there is a true spirit of Owatonna among our businesses. What is the 'Spirit of Owatonna'? It's the incredible stories our businesses have to tell of innovation, generosity, and caring through out these unimaginable circumstances.
Over the next month, we'll be featuring those great stories of businesses making a difference for our community. You'll see articles, blog posts, social media and videos telling the stories. We can't wait for you to see the amazing things taking place (If you want to see one cool story, see the 50 for $50 at the end of this email).
- Was your small business impacted by the pandemic? The Owatonna CARES Grant Round 2 is OPEN until October 12th.
- If you're curious, Round 1 netted 66 applications requesting $641,000 in grant aid. There is $940,000 in the pot...which is why there is now a round 2 for businesses of 100 employees or less. If we don't use it locally, we lose it...