CONYERS – Rockdale County Post 1 Commissioner Sherri L. Washington and Newton County District 3 Commissioner Alana Sanders are inviting small business owners to engage in a virtual town hall to discuss the new federal COVID-19 Emergency Relief Package recently passed by Congress. This town hall will be held via Zoom on Saturday, Jan. 23 at 10 a.m. and be broadcast live on the official Rockdale County Facebook page at facebook.com/rockdalegov.

In addition to Washington and Sanders co-hosting the event, attendees will hear presentations by guests to include Congressman Hank Johnson and representatives of the Small Business Administration. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage and ask questions to the panel members about the funding available through the new COVID-19 Emergency Relief Package and how to apply for assistance.

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“We want to do everything we can do to help small businesses during this time,” Washington said. “Resources like this session will give information small business owners need to continue operations and help keep economic development thriving in our community.”

For more information, contact James Cabe, chief of staff for the Rockdale County Board of Commissioners at james.cabe@rockdalecountyga.gov.

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Born and raised in Decatur, Ga. Graduated from Shorter College in Rome, Ga. in 1979 with B.A. in Communications. Worked in community newspapers for 26 years. Started at Rockdale Citizen/Newton Citizen in January 2016.

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