Small Business Resources During COVID-19

Posted By: Lacey Wilson Business News ,

The threat of COVID-19 will be especially challenging for our small business community. Together with our community partners, we're maintaining this page for information on how you can continue to support local businesses during this time. To be added to this list, please email [email protected]

Restaurants:

Due to new guidelines prohibiting dine-in service, we have updated this list in the form of a spreadsheet detailing delivery/curbside/carryout options from local restaurants.

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Retailers:

That's So Mimi Boutique

Shop online for clothing, jewelry, gifts, gift cards and more! You can also opt for delivery or local pick-up. www.thatssomimiboutique.com

 

Pigeon Mountain Trading Company - (706) 638-1491

Offering call-in and curbside options. You can also shop from their website at www.pigeonmountaintrading.com.

 

Creighton's Wildflower Design Studio - (706) 866-7217

We *ARE* still open! We are still delivering! We'll be calling recipients to let them know to check their front porches for deliveries in order to be respectful of social distancing protocols. We're also offering $5 Friday Bouquets all week.

 

One Eleven Gordon - (706) 375-9849

Online shopping available through their website. Check their Facebook page for current store hours for in-person shopping.

 

Debbi's Flowers - (706) 638-5828

We will be in the shop for a few hours per day. We are also available by appointment and ALWAYS by phone for the next two weeks as the CDC has recommended. 

 

Red Barn Designs - (706) 375-2558

Shop online through their Facebook page (comment sold to purchase) or consider their monthly subscription box! Kids "Take and Make" art pieces also available for delivery.

 

Chickamauga Florist - (706) 375-3641

We will be making contact free deliveries to local homes if you need to brighten someone's day during this time! We ask that you call the shop at 706-375-3641, send us a DM, or place your order on our website at www.chickamaugaflorist.net.

 

Mountain View Engraving Inc. - Ben Rosenstein

Shop online at mvengraving.com

 

Chapman Jewelry and Repair

We are still OPEN!
We are taking extra precautions by cleaning and sanitizing our shop multiple times a day. Remember to shop local and support Small Business during this time!

 

Keith's ACE Hardware - Flintstone - (706) 820-1334

Offering drive-thru service 

 

Sophie's Fine Gifts & Collectibles - (706) 375-4438

Offering curbside service. Also offering free delivery to your home if you live in the Chickamauga area. Call the store and pay over teh phone and it will be delivered between 6-7pm daily.

 

Magnolia Treasures (706) 638-2233: We offer gift certificates and items posted on Facebook can be picked up and delivered to their car by request.

Service-Based Business:

Arrow Exchange Tax Solutions: Arrow Exchange Tax Solutions (423) 400-8680:

Arrow Exchange Tax Solutions is here in Walker County to help you plan for your tax concerns year to year.  We have virtual options for you as an individual taxpayer or business at no additional cost.  That means that we can plan with you during this crisis, and eliminate waiting to finalize your return all without any face to face interaction.  
Notice 2020-18 -Treasury Department to address the need for COVID-19:
Eliminated the need to file an Extension (Forms 4868 or 7004) for affected taxpayer.  Taxpayers have an automatic extension to file and pay until July 15,2020. Contact us today at: Office: (423)-400-8680   www.aetaxsolutions.com
 

Cannon Drugs:In order to best care for our patients during this time, Cannon Drugs is offering drive-thru and delivery services only. The lobby of our store is closed, but we will still be able to fulfill your prescription and over the counter needs. Please call us in advance with refill requests or OTC needs, so that we can take care of you in a timely manner. Your patience and understanding is greatly appreciated.

Cannon Drugs will continue to operate at normal business hours, and we are proud to serve the Chickamauga community during this time. Thank you for your continued loyalty and support of our pharmacy.

 

Medi-Thrift Pharmacy: We are offering local delivery and curbside pickup only, due to the recommendations for crowds and social distancing.  The lobby of our store is closed, but we will still be able to fulfill your prescription and over the counter needs. For prescription and over the counter needs, it would be helpful to call in advance before pickup so we can efficiently take care of your needs. We will come to your vehicle.  There is no need to get out of your vehicle and come to the door. If we do not have a team member outside, simply call the store and let us know you are here.

 

We will operate with our normal business hours. Please call with any questions or concerns.

 


Attractions:

6th Cavalry Museum

Because we are concerned about the health of our friends, families, and colleagues, we are postponing all events and programs through April 18. The museum will be closed to all visitors until April 7. 

 

Rock City

In an abundance of caution and in alignment with other regional attractions, we are closing Rock City Gardens as of tomorrow, March 14, with an anticipated reopening on March 28. We are sad to not share Shamrock City with you, but feel this is the best course of action for the health and safety of our guests and partners (employees), and the community in which we live and work. If you were coming to visit us within this time frame and would like a refund on your tickets, please submit your request at www.seerockcity.com/c19.

 

 


COVID-19 Resources for Businesses:

Walker County Business Recovery Guide

Walker County Chamber's Shop Local Facebook Group

UGA SBDC Free Small Business Consultations

Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program

(Please note, the SBA is reaching out to all states to get the necessary declarations. Georgia is now approved!

CDC's Guidelines for Businesses & Employers

Subscribe to Updates from CDC

US Chamber Letter to Government Leaders

National Restaurant Association Resources

GDOL Information for Filing Unemployment, Partial Claims

IRS Income Tax Payment Deadlines Extended

US Chamber Coronavirus Small Business Guide

Georgia Restaurant Association - COVID-19 Resources

Georgia Urban Agriculture Council - Letter of Support for Landscape Industry

Sunny 92.3 FM - Submit Your Local Business Info

Free Conference Calling Software for Businesses & Groups