Reopen Evansville Task Force holding virtual meetings, launch website

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EVANSVILLE, Ind (WEHT) The Reopen Evansville Task Force wants to have a plan and support services in place for Greater Evansville businesses when the state and federal governments give guidance for how to do so.

To identify negative impacts and challenges for small and large businesses locally, virtual meetings – or “town halls” – will take place beginning this week for five industry sectors. Feedback from each industry meeting will then guide future workshops and available business assistance resources for reopening.

The virtual meetings will be facilitated by members of the Task Force and limited to one hour.  To sign-up, click the links below or visit,

Town Hall Food & Beverage Zoom Meeting April 22 at 8 a.m.

Town Hall Manufacturing Zoom Meeting April 23 at 10 a.m.

Town Hall Close Contact Business Zoom Meeting April 23 at 4 p.m.

Town Hall Local Retail Zoom Meeting April 24 at 10 a.m.

A temporary website has also been launched to consolidate information that will help in reopening the community. It’s called

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(This story was originally published on April 21, 2020)

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