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    Wednesday, March 03, 2021
    Civil Society: Asian American Business in Austin I am Barry Silverberg, Director of the Center for Nonprofit Studies at Austin Community College. Welcome to Civil Society where we explore issues affecting our communal well‐being through a nonprofit lens. We are a proud partner of ACC TV. Given Covid 19, we continue to operate virtually for our 5th season. This episode is part of our series on ...read more
    Categories: Community, Media, Chamber, Economic
    Thursday, February 18, 2021
    Thank you to everyone who has adjusted their energy consumption - we have heard from the City that this has helped tremendously, and they are actively restoring power as quickly as possible. What is going on with utilities and infrastructure?  Conservation is still key for all utilities. As we saw yesterday, the Austin Water situation quickly changed and a boil water notice for Austin is still ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 17, 2021
    The role the business community plays in reducing energy demand continues to be a vital one. Thank you to everyone who has adjusted their energy consumption.  Our goal is to continue delivering timely updates, specific ways you can help, and additional resources.   What is going on right now? It is still critical to reduce energy demand in order to stabilize the statewide energy ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
    Tuesday, February 16, 2021
    We hope you all are staying safe and finding warmth as our community is faced with yet another challenge in our daily lives. Let's continue to look out for each other and help where we can. We know there is a role for the business community to play in reducing demand as we work through a state-wide and regional energy emergency. We are here to help by providing you the most current ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
    Monday, February 08, 2021
    By Joe Rocha | Austin PBS It's a quiet January morning at The Village in Northwest Austin. Before the pandemic, SuperStar Nail & Spa was jammed packed with nail technicians and clients. Today, owner Trung Le, his spouse, Khoung Kim Nguyen, and one other nail technician, Nga Tran, tend to just three clients. “At first, when we reopened in May, it was very busy because people were just anxious ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article
    Monday, December 14, 2020
    By Joe Rocha | Austin PBS It’s Friday, November 13th and Shion Aikawa, partner in the Tatsu-Ya local chain of restaurants, is overseeing the temporary closure of their East Austin ramen restaurant. One of their employees tested positive for Covid-19, so as a precautionary measure they have shut down for the weekend to allow other employees to get tested and to disinfect the restaurant. It’s one ...read more
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