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2022 State of the Restaurant Industry Report

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On February 1st the National Restaurant Association issued a report that included forecasts for 2022 and the “new normal” eateries face as the nation attempts to move away from COVID.  The report provided the following industry insights: Industry sales are anticipated to reach $898 billion in 2022 Foodservice jobs will likely grow by 400,000, for … Continue reading 2022 State of the Restaurant Industry Report

Struggles Can Bring Out Our Best and Bring Us Together

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Has life taken it’s toll on you and your business the last few months?  Do you feel overwhelmed, stuck and exhausted trying to keep your business going? You’re not alone.  Your struggle is real.   Yet our struggles can bring us together. And yet there’s great news.  As humans, we are made to work with each … Continue reading Struggles Can Bring Out Our Best and Bring Us Together

GO Virginia Grant Brings Lasting Change to Local Small Businesses

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The Small Business Resiliency Training (SBRT) has been working in partnership with the Virginia Initiative for Growth and Opportunity (GO Virginia).  The SBRT Team is made up of members of the Shenandoah Valley and Lord Fairfax Small Business Development Centers.    Thanks to GO Virginia, small business grants were made available and those grants are … Continue reading GO Virginia Grant Brings Lasting Change to Local Small Businesses

How Jon Henry General Store Made Advancements During the Pandemic

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Small Business Resiliency Team (SBRT) Program Helps Jon Henry General Store Implement Changes Needed to Respond to Pandemic When the Jon Henry General Store opened in New Market in 2018, owner and proprietor Jon Henry could never have guessed that in less than two years he would have to drastically overhaul the way he did business due to a global pandemic. Henry’s vision was to revive … Continue reading How Jon Henry General Store Made Advancements During the Pandemic

Economic Injury Disaster Loan

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Eligibility Restored For Economic Injury Disaster Loan Advance Small Businesses are now eligible for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan Advance The Small Business Administration’s (SBA) just announced that the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Advance is available to small businesses. This advance can give your business much needed financial relief. What You Need To Know … Continue reading Economic Injury Disaster Loan