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Move Hilliard Forward

Businesses need to remain open and this can be done by stopping the spread of COVID-19 by wearing masks while visiting our local business community.  Face coverings are required by Order of the Ohio Department of Health.  Read here for more information about this order.
Signs are available to businesses by downloading the sign, print it on legal size paper and post it on your door. There will also be volunteers bringing signage to businesses if it is not posted. There will be some masks made available to businesses to have on hand for customers who enter without a mask while in their store.
During the past few months, the Hilliard community vowed “We are in this together” as it responded to the challenges presented by COVID-19.  Now, as Hilliard begins taking steps toward responsible reopening, a new rallying message will represent our commitment to the future: “Move Hilliard Forward.”  Please read the press release here.


CDC Guidelines for Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Facility
As local businesses and nonprofits across Hilliard start to plan for the re-opening of our local economy, every organization will be expected to have a plan in place. One key component of such a plan will be a cleaning protocol. Luckily, the CDC has provided us with a guide that you can print and share with everyone in your organization. The guide showcases everyday steps, steps when someone is sick and considerations for employers. Find more information here.


Consumer Sentiment During Covid-19
The COVID-19 pandemic is a historic disruption that’s affecting how we live every day—and consumers are split about how long that will continue. How Consumers are reacting to Covid-19.

Local Business Resources
Below are a list of local businesses that can help with some of your re-opening needs, including signage, cleaning and masks.  If you are a Hilliard Chamber member with products or services that can assist businesses during this time, please send us an email at or call 614-876-7666.


Business Openings
Dave and Busters - Grand Re-Opening at 12pm on Friday, June 12th. Please visit or call 614-771-1515 for hours and information.
Mat Happy Yoga - Will open on 6/1/2020 for both in person and on line classes.  Please visit or call 614-541-1010 for hours and more information.
Nortary One - Mobile notary services day or evening, 7 days a week to notarize your important documents, especially real estate, vehicle titles, foreign documents, and many others. Please visit for more information.


Cleaning Service/Supplies
Day & Night Building Services LLC - Offers a wide range of cleaning and disinfecting services.  Contact them about keeping your business clean and safe for your employees and customers.  614-319-3286 or
Jan-Pro of Columbus - Offering a wide range of cleaning and disinfecting services. Contact them for cleaning services. 614-501-3850 or
State Chemical Manufacturing Company - Contact them to purchase Triple Quick Disinfecting Cleaner. 866-747-2229 or


Ares SportswearMasks for both bulk ordering and custom design work, if needed. Questions? 800-439-8614. Explore masks:…/Masks-Products/1000116
FASTSIGNS- Hilliard - Contact them for Face Shields and Safety Shields. Visit them at or call 614-565-4318.
Jan-Pro of Columbus - Contact them for sanitizer. 614-501-3850 or
Powell Prints LLC Contact them for Masks and Sanitizer.  614-771-4830 or
World Class Plastics Offering both Face Shields and Face mask.  800-954-3140 or
Z Promotions – Contact them for Masks, Gloves and Sanitizer.  800-930-4954 or


Restaurant Openings
Beef 'O' Brady's - Patio will be open starting 5/15/2020.
Beer Barrel Pizza & Grill - Open 5/21/2020 for dine in eating.
Chick-fil-A- Will open their dining room at a later date, yet to be determined.  Drive thru only.
Coffee Connections - Patio will be open starting 5/15/2020.
Crooked Can - Patio will be open starting 5/15/2020.
Culver's- Open 5/25/2020 for dine in eating.
Donatos - Open 5/21/2020 for dine in and patio eating.
Great Harvest Bread Co. Bakery and Cafe: Now open for dine in eating. Tues. - Sat. 8:30am - 4:00pm.
New Grounds Coffee House - Opens 5/21/2020 for dine in eating.
No. 1 Gyro Shoppe: Patio will be open starting 5/15/2020.
Rita's Italian Ice & Frozen Custard: Patio will open 5/15/2020 and dine in eating will open 5/21/2020.
Rusty Bucket Hilliard: Opens 5/21/2020 for dine in and patio eating. Limited Seating - Reservations are strongly encouraged.  Curb side pick up is also available. 614-777-5868
Ten Pin Alley: Restaurant and Patio will open on 5/22/2020.
Texas Roadhouse - Opens 5/21/2020 for dine in eating.
The Goat at Hilliard - Patio will open 5/15/2020 and dine in eating will open 5/21/2020.
The Rail - Opens 5/28/2020 for dine in and patio eating.


FASTSIGNS- Hilliard - Contact them for floor graphics or customer direction signage. Visit them at or call 614-565-4318.
Z Promotions Contact them for any of your signage needs.  800-930-4954 or


Mount Carmel Employee and Workplace Readiness Program
Mount Carmel Employer Health Services has a host of services to help businesses figure out how to ensure their workplace is safe for their employees and customers. They can explain how to implement temperature check and other screenings, provide guidance based on government regulations and educate leaders on how to manage employees suspected of having COVID-19. Please visit their website for more information. 
Marketing Your Business
5 Ideas for Using Video to Save Your Business


Manage Your Business Remotely in Times of Uncertainty
Grow with Google recording of the live stream
Virtual learning kit that includes social share graphics for small businesses, handouts and tips from our national partners, and a sheet covering the key points discussed during the live stream. Also, top questions and answers that were asked on Twitter.
Ohio Small Business Development Centers
SBA and Treasury Release Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application
Washington—Today, the Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, released the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Application and detailed instructions for the application.
The form and instructions inform borrowers how to apply for forgiveness of their PPP loans, consistent with the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). SBA will also soon issue regulations and guidance to further assist borrowers as they complete their applications, and to provide lenders with guidance on their responsibilities.
The form and instructions include several measures to reduce compliance burdens and simplify the process for borrowers, including:
  • Options for borrowers to calculate payroll costs using an “alternative payroll covered period” that aligns with borrowers’ regular payroll cycles
  • Flexibility to include eligible payroll and non-payroll expenses paid or incurred during the eight-week period after receiving their PPP loan
  • Step-by-step instructions on how to perform the calculations required by the CARES Act to confirm eligibility for loan forgiveness
  • Borrower-friendly implementation of statutory exemptions from loan forgiveness reduction based on rehiring by June 30
    ·     Addition of a new exemption from the loan forgiveness reduction for borrowers who have made a good-faith,
          written offer to rehire workers that was declined
The PPP was created by the CARES Act to provide forgivable loans to eligible small businesses to keep American workers on the payroll during the COVID-19 pandemic. The documents released today will help small businesses seek forgiveness at the conclusion of the eight week covered period, which begins with the disbursement of their loans.
Click here to view the application and instructions.
Ready for Business: Strategies to Reopen Your Small Business
The Covid-19 pandemic may have put your business on hold but you can still work ON your business even if you can't work IN it. In the tenth video of our new Progress, Not Panic 2020 video series, Certified Business Advisor Kevin Hammond interviews Rick Slark of Rick Slark Consulting.
In this video Kevin and Rick will discuss the reality of the current small business economy and provide advice for small business owners preparing for the reopening that is now underway.
Follow the link below to view the video and get the documents.
Progress, Not Panic Video Series  TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS Video Release Days

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