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Three Important Industry Briefing + Q&A Calls Today, Wednesday & Friday

April 7, 2020

This week we have three industry briefings and Q&A calls to give you insight in different areas of relief and offer guidance and resources. Please see detaisl below and plan to join those of interest and assistance to you.

TODAY, Tuesday 4/7 @ 3:30PM
Join us for an industry-wide call with Sean Kennedy, Vice President of Public Affairs and Aaron Frazier Director of Healthcare and Tax Policy at the National Restaurant Association. Many of you have asked what the National Restaurant Association is doing as they gear up for additional requests going into Phase IV.  We have asked Sean and Aaron to provide this feedback, speak to their national campaign efforts and advocacy around the CARES ACT, as well as entertain Q&A on any other local and state matters of concern. For those of you who have unresolved questions, concerns or new questions you would like Sean to address tomorrow, please send them along to by 11:30am today. Please review the FAQs on Phase Three of the CARES Act in advance of the call and in advance of submitting questions as they will focus on new questions not answered already.

Tuesday, April 7th at 3:30pm
Dial-in number (US): (857) 799-9569 | No Pin Needed
Or join the online meeting:
Online meeting ID: ramw
(For additional assistance connecting to the meeting text "Help" to the Dial-In number above.)  

WEDNESDAY 4/8 @ 10:30AM
We are offering a webinar hosted by the DC Department of Employment Services (DOES) on navigating Unemployment tailored for employers and workers in the restaurant industry with a live Q & A session at the end. To participate, click this link to download Adobe Connect in advance of the webinar.

Wednesday, April 8th, 10:30-11:30am
Click here to participate in the webinar. Please note, only 100 participants can join this session. If you are not able to join this session, this webinar will be repeated by DOES.

FRIDAY 4/10 @ 1:15PM
We have organized a special one-hour interactive briefing with Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman Jeff McKay, and County Executive Bryan Hill. We hope you can join this important call to learn more about what the Commonwealth of Virginia and Fairfax County are doing to aid businesses, and ask questions of these two key regional leaders.

Please RSVP to You are encouraged to send any questions you might have ahead of time. We hope you can join this important call.

Topic: Fairfax County Video Conference Call
Time: Apr 10, 2020 01:15 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting ID: 880 118 684
Password: 654006

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We will be in touch with updates from across the region later in the day. Please join us for the calls above that pertain to your operation and continue to send any questions you have to

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