Category Archives: Not for Profit

Daylight Saving Committed to a Cleaner, Greener Orange County

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Orange County NY was the first County in NYS to become a Certified Climate Smart Community back in 2013, and like much of NYS has committed to establishing a cleaner energy economy. The majority of funding for these changes has been through NYSERDA’s Cleaner Greener Communities Program. Our community has acknowledged and taken steps to […]

The CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program

Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP March 30, 2020 The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Paycheck Protection Program will likely be one of the more popular programs included in the federal stimulus bill that was just signed into law. Congress wants to help small business employers maintain high employment by offering loans from Small […]

The CARES Act: What Employers Need to Know About the Historic Stimulus Package

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On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, intended to stimulate the national economy in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill would provide $2 trillion in direct financial assistance to Americans, ease access to loans and other economic assistance to businesses of all […]

Paycheck Protection Program, SBA Loan Program Expanded in CARES ACT

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On March 27, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law, providing an unprecedented level of emergency assistance for individuals, families and businesses affected by the coronavirus epidemic. The legislation includes a new loan program – the Paycheck Protection Program administered through the SBA – that provides up to $349 billion […]

STATE LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS ON COVID-19

A number of bills have been introduced to address needs and concerns relating to the COVID-19 outbreak: S7932 Prohibits price gouging with respect to medical supplies during a public health emergency. S7996A Guarantees that any school that chooses to close due to COVID-19 concerns does not lose state funding under the 180 day law. S2520C Provides interest-free loans […]

New York State Plastic Bag Reduction Law: Impact on Farmers Markets

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March 1, 2020, heralds the beginning of the NYS Plastic Bag Reduction Law. There are still many unanswered questions on just exactly how this law is to be implemented. But we do have some information on how it will impact farmers’ markets and direct marketing farmers. read more here… Meg Oakes/OCDOH

IRON HORSE SANCTUARY WINERY EVENT SNEAK PEEK!

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WHAT YOUR TICKET INCLUDES:  A BEAUTIFUL BUFFET OF SUMPTUOUS FOODS & DESERTS FROM WARWICK WINERY’S PANE CAFÉ & GRILL – TWO COMPLEMENTARY DRINKS (WINE & CIDER) AND LIVE MUSIC.  $65 PER PERSON TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASED ON OUR WEBSITE – WWW.IRONHORSESANCTUARY.ORG RAFFLE TICKETS WILL BE FOR SALE AT THE EVENT RAFFLE PRIZES INCLUDE GIFT CERTIFICATE […]

Goshen Chamber of Commerce’s January Networking Breakfast with County Executive Steve Neuhaus was a SOLD-OUT event.

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Goshen, N.Y. – The Goshen Chamber of Commerce kicks off the New Year with a SOLD-OUT January Networking Breakfast. Their featured speaker was County Executive Steve Neuhaus, who updated a packed house with Orange County goals and projects for 2020. Their “opening speaker” was the Junior League of Orange County, speaking on the realities of […]

Tips for Running a Nonprofit

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Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP July 17, 2019 Tips for Running a Nonprofit Almost every attorney and staff member at J&G volunteers for one or more nonprofits. We also represent dozens of nonprofits of all kinds. Here are some tips for running 501(c)(3)  charitable nonprofits. Tip 1. Care, Obedience and Loyalty. Members of a nonprofit board of directors are said to have these […]

Goshen Chamber – A look back to 2019

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The Goshen Chamber of Commerce experienced a lot of growth in 2019. The Goshen Chamber is focused on supporting, promoting and bringing value to all of their members and 2019 was a great beginning to what is the come for the future of our chamber.  Since 1895, the Goshen Chamber of Commerce has been helping […]