Chamber’s GO! Passport Program prolonged until Dec. 21 | Business Local

In an exertion to assist Grand Island companies that experienced been strike challenging by the pandemic, the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce commenced the GO! Passport Program in August.

According to Nikki Palmer, the chamber’s special undertaking coordinator, the plan was intended to close Oct. 31.

“Due to the at any time-shifting earth we at the moment stay in,” Palmer stated, the GO! Passport Method has been prolonged to Dec. 21.

“That will permit members extra time to go to all 10 enterprises and return their cards,” she claimed.

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Palmer mentioned that in August, when Nebraska was approaching Stage IV of directed wellbeing steps, it was anticipated that 2 1/2 months was more than enough time for passport individuals to take a look at the 10 enterprises showcased.

“But with an uptick in COVID situations proper right before the deadline, it seemed distinct individuals would have to have more time to complete, or start out, amassing stamps,” she stated.

Palmer stated the extension sales opportunities into the vacation buying year.

“That is great for our stops and for individuals as nicely,” she stated.

With Shop Modest Saturday approaching on Nov. 28, Palmer explained, “it is the fantastic rationale to visit any of the showcased stops, do some holiday getaway buying, get some wonderful offers and guidance regional enterprises.”