NewsPublic Affairs / May 8, 2020

Johnson County Chamber CEO Describes Local Businesses As Down But Not Out

Johnson County Chamber CEO Describes Local Businesses As Down But Not OutWFYI's Taylor Bennett spoke to Aspire Economic Development Plus Chamber Alliance CEO Christian Maslowski about a survey of Johnson County area businesses that assessed the economic impacts during the first month of COVID-19 shutdowns.Johnson County, Greenwood, small businesses, coronavirus2020-05-08T00:00:00-04:00
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Johnson County Chamber CEO Describes Local Businesses As Down But Not Out

Aspire Economic Development Plus Chamber Alliance CEO Christian Maslowski

FILE PHOTO: Taylor Bennett/WFYI

The initial waves of the coronavirus, social distancing and shelter in place hurt many local businesses.

WFYI’s Taylor Bennett spoke to Aspire Economic Development Plus Chamber Alliance CEO Christian Maslowski about a survey of Johnson County area businesses. It assess the economic impacts during the first month of shutdown.

In a phone conversation, Maslowski says the state of local business can best be described as down but not out.

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