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The Chesapeake Edition
37 minutes | Sep 18, 2020
Ask the Experts Part 2
Our "Ask the Experts" series is back by popular demand! On this week's episode of The Chesapeake Edition, we sit down with experts from the Virginia Department of Health. Join the discussion with Chesapeake Health District's Epidemiologist, Lisa Engle and Environmental Health Supervisor, Jason Williams as they answer more questions the Chesapeake business community posed. Helpful Links: The Department of Labor and Industry Workplace Guidelineshttps://www.doli.virginia.gov/report-a-workplace-fatality-or-severe-injury-or-covid-19-case/The Virginia Health Department Resources:www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus/The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Resources: www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
18 minutes | Aug 7, 2020
It's a Beautiful Day at NEIGHBORHOOD
On this week's episodeget to know NEIGHBORHOOD, a South Norfolk-based nonprofit dedicated to career and community development in Hampton Roads. Hear from our special guest, Chief Operating Officer, Steve Green, as he shares the history of NEIGHBORHOOD, the mission of the organization, and how interested parties can become involved in the critical services they provide.Learn more about Neighborhood at http://www.thisisneighborhood.comEmail Steve Green at email@example.com
24 minutes | Jul 31, 2020
A Discussion on Round 2 of Chesapeake Small Business COVID 19 Recovery Grant Program
On this week's episode learn about the Second Round of the Chesapeake Small Business COVID-19 Recovery Grant. Hear from Chesapeake Economic Development Department Director, Steven Wright and Management Analyst, Constantia Matthews as they share the details of this program with our business community. For more information on the grant please visit the following website: www.chesapeakeva.biz/recovery-grantVirginia Governor's Rebuild VA Grant Fund Information: https://www.governor.virginia.gov/rebuildva/Schedule your Chesapeake Chat here: www.chesapeakeva.biz/chatsFind a notary here: https://www.nationalnotary.org/resources-for/public/find-a-notary
46 minutes | Jul 30, 2020
A Discussion on Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity in Business
On this week's episode join our discussion on the importance of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in business. Co-hosting this week's episode is Aric Justice, an Old Dominion University graduating International Business and Economic's student. Providing their expertise on these topics are Ronnie Parker, the Hampton Roads Chamber's Diversity Inclusion and Equity Officer, and Larry Jones the Carolina Virginia Minority Supplier Development Council's Director of Corporate Services.Ronnie's recommended books: The Diversity and Inclusion Handbook by Sondra ThiedermanBelonging At Work: Everyday Actions You Can Take to Cultivate an Inclusive Organization by Rhodes PerryBuilding an Inclusive Organization: Leveraging the Power of a Diverse Workforce 1st Edition by Stephen Frost and Raafi-Karim AldinaLarry's recommended book: Steven Covey, 8th Effectiveness to Greatness and & 7 Habits of Highly Effective PeopleCasey's recommended article: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/my-open-letter-white-corporate-america-omar-johnson/Contact Larry Jones: http://cvmsdc.org/staff/Contact Ronnie Parker: https://www.hrchamber.com/profile/34/ronnie-parker
40 minutes | Jun 26, 2020
Ask the Experts: A Q&A with the Virginia Department of Health
On this week's episode of the Chesapeake Edition, we speak one-on-one with experts from the Virginia Health Department. Join the discussion with Chesapeake Health District's Epidemiologist, Lisa Engle and Environmental Health Supervisor, Jason Williams as they answer questions the Chesapeake business community posed.Time stamps: 3:04 What do I do if employees are not abiding by CDC guidelines? 3:59 Where is the best place to find most up to date information on guidelines and best practices?5:11 Are temperature checks/masks mandated or optional?6:56 What do you do if an employee tests positive or is around someone who tests positive?10:35 How do people get notified if they have been exposed to someone who tests positive for the coronavirus?11:05 Can I refuse service to those not wearing face coverings?12:00 Can you explain the medical exemption policy and talk about exemption cards?14:15 What advice would you give to those seeking childcare during the pandemic?15:55 Can you catch the coronavirus at the gym via sweat?16:59 How do you properly clean gym equipment?17:40 Can you catch the coronavirus when exercising next to someone who is breathing heavily?18:25 Are filters needed for masks for extra protection?21:37 Are waivers for liability necessary for my business?22:23 At what point will it be safe for business travel?23:27 What is the safest way to distribute mail/packages in an office environment?25:15 What are some precautionary practices for asymptomatic individuals?27:20 Are you able to pass the coronavirus on to others if you test positive for antibodies?28:39 Is it possible to still test positive for the coronavirus but not be contagious?30:06 How long do I need to isolate if I contract the virus?32:15 Can you catch the coronavirus by inhaling cigarette smoke?33:19 Medical surgeries require COVID testing. If a patient tests positive and I have interacted with them within 14 days should I get tested?35:27 How is Phase 3 going to be different than the current phase we are in? 38:13 How do I get in contact with you?Helpful Websites: State of Virginia's COVID-19 Business Resource Page: https://www.virginia.gov/coronavirus/forwardvirginia/Virginia Department of Health Business Resource Page: https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus/schools-workplaces-community-locations/businesses/Chesapeake Health District Environmental Health: https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/chesapeake/environmental-health/Virginia Department of Health Child Care Resources: https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus/schools-workplaces-community-locations/child-care/Graphics/Illustrations Mentioned When is it safe to be around others graphic (VDH) https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/content/uploads/sites/182/2020/04/Home-IsolationQuarantine-Release-Graphic_FINAL.pdfInterpreting test results graphic (VDH) https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/content/uploads/sites/182/2020/05/VDH-COVID-19-Viral-Test-Results-Infographic.v4.pdf
15 minutes | Jun 16, 2020
An Overview of the Chesapeake Small Business COVID-19 Recovery Grant
On this week's episode learn more about the Chesapeake Small Business COVID-19 Recovery Grant. Hear from Chesapeake Economic Development Director, Steven Wright and Management Analyst, Constantia Matthews as they share the details of this program with our business community. For more information on the grant please visit the following website:www.chesapeakeva.biz/recovery-grant
15 minutes | May 13, 2020
A Healthcare Update from Chesapeake Regional Medical Center's Amber Egyud
On this week's episode hear from Amber Egyud, Chief Operating and Nursing Officer of Chesapeake Regional Medical Center. Amber and I talk about how the community hospital has responded to the coronavirus and what preparations are being made when businesses begin reopening on May 15. We also touch on the hospital's $85 million dollar expansion, and how progress has continued despite the pandemic.To donate PPE to the hospital please call 757-312-6314 or email Foundation@ChesapeakeRegional.com to arrange deliveryTo find out what the hospital is in need of, please visit: https://info.chesapeakeregional.com/donation-information
16 minutes | Apr 20, 2020
COVID-19 Business Assistance - Hear from Ben White, Assistant Director of Chesapeake Economic Development
Join Ben White, Assistant Director of Chesapeake Economic Development as he shares updates he has received over the past week related to the coronavirus crisis. Hear Ben speak to the economic impacts of COVID-19 as reported by the state, new programs that are available for businesses and finally the Chesapeake Economic Development Department's new business outreach program.
16 minutes | Apr 13, 2020
COVID-19 Business Assistance - Hear from Steven Wright, Director of Chesapeake Economic Development
We are back with a specific focus on COVID-19 business resources. The Chesapeake Economic Development Department will be chatting with you weekly about the latest updates we receive on all of the available programs. This first episode is with Steven Wright, Director of Chesapeake Economic Development. Hear as he shares the latest information about Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program and the Paycheck Protection Program.
26 minutes | Feb 24, 2020
Marketing Your Business in Today's Digital World - A Conversation with Erik J. Olson of Array Digital
We are talking all things marketing on this week's episode of our Small Business Series! Who better to educate us than Erik J. Olson, Founder and CEO, of Array Digital. Whether you are a small, large, seasoned or start up business I guarantee you'll walk away with a new idea or insight to share. Hear from Erik on things such as how to budget your marketing efforts, how authenticity is becoming a cornerstone of branding and the important differences between broadcast/traditional marketing and digital marketing. Listen now to learn how to elevate the promotional reach of your business.Connect with Erik on LinkedIn by searching Erik J. Olson. Also visit his company's website at thisisarray.com or call 757-333-3021.
17 minutes | Feb 11, 2020
Traditional Small Business Financing - A Chat with Southern Bank's Cory McNett
Welcome to Episode 2 of The Chesapeake Edition's Small Business Series. On today's episode we will be chatting with Banking Officer, Cory McNett, of Southern Bank. We cover all things related to traditional small business financing. Learn how to prepare for your first meeting with your loan office, what the loan process looks like, and also find out what NOT to do when applying.If you would like to reach Cory for additional follow up questions, please contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 757-446-6920If there is a topic you would like to hear discussed on The Chesapeake Edition, please email me at email@example.com or find me on LinkedIn by searching: Casey Gilchrist. I look forward to hearing from you and hope you enjoy this week's episode.
20 minutes | Jan 29, 2020
Small Business Series - Episode 1 - Chris Topping, what is a 504 loan and how can it help my business?
Have you heard of a Small Business 504 loan? Discover what this loan is and how it can help your business. Hear from Chris Topping, Business Development Officer of 504 Capital as he walks us through how this loan can help you. For additional information, you can reach Chris at firstname.lastname@example.org
19 minutes | Jan 13, 2020
A Q&A with Chesapeake Economic Development Director Steven Wright
In this extended episode of The Wright Time With Steven Wright, Casey Gilchrist sits down with Chesapeake Economic Development Director, Steven Wright, to answer questions submitted by listeners. Hear Steven's thoughts spanning opinions on the new Chesapeake City Manager, Chris Price, the goals for the economic development department in 2020 and where to find the best steak in Chesapeake... plus much more.
28 minutes | Oct 2, 2019
A Discussion with Jim Baker, Chesapeake City Manager
In this episode, sit down with Casey Gilchrist and Kerstin Plarr as they talk to outgoing Chesapeake City Manager, James Baker. Mr. Baker shares his sentiments about leading Chesapeake for the past 7 years and reminisces about his time in St. Louis, Missouri and York County, South Carolina. He also lends his thoughts on the Hampton Roads' rebranding effort and if the region is ready for a professional sports team. At the end of the episode, be sure to check out "The Wright Time with Steven Wright", our recurring mailbag segment.
17 minutes | Sep 10, 2019
Economic Development 101- Ben White
On this episode we interview Ben White, Assistant Director of Chesapeake Economic Development. Learn what economic development is and gain insight on the goals and challenges of the Chesapeake Economic Development Department.
16 minutes | Aug 13, 2019
Chris Lloyd pt.2
Site selection consultant Chris Lloyd from McGuire Woods Consulting gives listeners a look into the site selection process.
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