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DSM USA Weekly - May 15, 2020

DSM USA Weekly - May 15, 2020

May 15, 2020


The DSM USA Weekly podcast shares information to help keep businesses in business, provide information for people who may be looking for work and tips on how to keep our region healthy. Read what’s new as of Friday, May 15, 2020:

DSM Businesses Reopen

Governor Reynolds has reopened the following businesses with restrictions statewide:

· Restaurants

· Malls

· Fitness Centers

· Salons

· Barbershops

· Tanning Facilities

· Massage Therapy

· Tattoo Establishments

· Campgrounds

· Race Tracks

· Libraries

· Drive-In Theaters

· Social and Fraternal Clubs

· Other Retail Establishments

Learn more about COVID-19 updates and other venues opening across the state here.

DSM Forward Playbooks

Industry-specific and business function playbooks put together by the Greater Des Moines Partnership offer assessments and recommendations for economic recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic. Online industry playbooks include: agriculture, child care, education, events, arts and culture, government, gyms, health care, hotels, manufacturing, nonprofits, personal services, restaurant and food service, retail and utilities. Business function playbooks for finance, HR, IT, legal, operations and sales and marketing are also available.

Small Business Recovery Grant

The Small Business Recovery Grant is still accepting applications from sole proprietors or businesses with 0-30 employees restricted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Find more information here. Preference will be given to businesses not getting assistance from other grants.

Downtown Farmers’ Market

The Virtual Market Meet-Up will kick off at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 16 with live music from the Dueling Fiddles and a live cooking demo.

DSM Tutor Connection

The DSM Tutor Connection program is a web-based platform from The Partnership connecting families seeking tutoring for K-12 students with college students. Tutoring is conducted online and scheduled between families and tutors.

Other topics discussed in this week’s episode include upcoming virtual seminars, information on the Des Moines Arts Festival, the Mainframes podcast and summer camp experiences on Des Moines Parent.

Learn more by listening to the full podcast: DSMUSA Weekly — May 15, 2020.

The DSM USA Weekly podcast is a compilation of resources, information and stories for Greater Des Moines (DSM) businesses, organizations and residents. Join us each week to learn about The Partnership’s newest content and latest happenings to keep businesses in business, keep people employed and keep our region healthy. To listen to more Partnership podcasts, click here.