A Snapshot of Child Care Relief Options During COVID-19

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Child Care Relief Options at the Federal and State Level As many businesses close their doors due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, child care centers are feeling the financial strain. 45% of child care centers are losing income because families…

Business Smart: The City of Wilmington

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Wilmington, NC offers visitors and residents a relaxing coastal vibe combined with the hustle and bustle of a historic downtown river district. Its charm, modern facilities, cuisine, arts and culture make Wilmington a popular destination. As an employer for over…

Business Smart: Reidsville Chamber of Commerce

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Established in 1914 by community business leaders, the Reidsville Chamber of Commerce challenges itself to continue to evolve and provide employees with family-forward benefits, with the understanding that salary alone in a small nonprofit is not enough to retain top…

Business Smart: Wells Insurance

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Wells Insurance, a family-owned, fourth-generation insurance agency headquartered in North Carolina, is committed to serving the community and its employees with integrity, compassion, and expertise. Celebrating 100 years of service, Wells Insurance prides itself on being a family-run and privately-owned…

Economic Loss Due to Challenges in Childcare

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These are unprecedented times—almost all parents have disruptions in their child care in the midst of COVID-19, and so many closures are causing economic uncertainty. Recently, the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation created a report that highlighted the significant child…

Town of Wake Forest

Nestled on the outskirts of Raleigh, the Town of Wake Forest has an ever-growing population, including the number of workers the town employs. Currently, the Town has 280 full-time and 60 part-time employees. With the increase of employees over the…

Two Years of Research, Work and Support

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Today, the NC Early Childhood Foundation’s Family Forward NC released our biennial report showcasing two years of groundbreaking work fostering employer-led change in family-friendly practices. The research and outreach conducted since the initiative launched in 2017 aims to help employers…