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May 14th COVID-19 Update

Hear Chamber President Todd Thomson Discuss Reopening Escarosa on Newsradio 1620        

Greater Pensacola Chamber of Commerce President Todd Thomson discussed the Reopening Escarosa resource guide on Andrew McKay’s Morning Show this week. Hear the interview here.


Enterprise Florida to Award Trade Grants for Virtual Business Matchmaking

Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) is launching a new trade grant program to help the state’s small and medium-sized companies continue doing business overseas even as international travel is restricted. The Virtual Business Matchmaking program will allow the state’s business community to reach new and existing customers overseas and keep moving forward.

Learn more about the Virtual Business Matchmaking program here.


Chain Reaction Opens VIRTUAL CR for Teens

In the times of social distancing teens can serve their community and work on their leadership and employability skills from their own homes.   VIRTUAL CR, an online counterpart to the Chain Reaction Center where teens meet every week to work on service projects via Zoom. Having the chance to meet with their peers outside of school throughout the stay-at-home order helps many teens to cope with these new challenges and provides them with stability, social interaction and comfort.

Enrollment is available to teens in grades 9 through 12. Membership costs $100 for new members with scholarships available upon request. We do know that because of COVID-19 many of our community members will need scholarships. We are committed to ensuring that every teen that wants to serve will be able to. Register online at (“Join Us”). For more information or registration in person contact us directly at (850) 495-4492 or at We are excited to welcome you soon to our Chain Reaction family.