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3464 Okemos Road, Okemos Rd and Jolly Rd
Graff Girls/Graff Chevrolet of Okemos will be having our annual Coat drive running October 1st through the 31st. Our goal is to fill the bed of a truck with "Gently Used", Mens, Womans, and Childrens, Coats/Boots/Hats, mittens, scarves. They can be brought to Graff Okemos Show Room, 1748 W. Grandriver Ave, Okmeos, 517-349-8300.
LaFontaine Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Fiat of Lansing is collecting donations for Give-A-Kid-A-Backpack program. This is a collecting of school supplies for the non profit organization Give-A-Kid-Projects. We are collecting now thru the end of July.
Asian Buffet to Provide Food for Frontline Essential Workers
MABA Member Henry Kwok just reopened his family restaurant, Asian Buffet in Okemos and he would like to donate meals to frontline essential workers. They need assistance in covering some food cost, as they will be donating food to facilities workers once a week for the foreseeable future. If you want to help out, click this link.
Hints to Help Local Business from MABA Member Truecare Chiropractic, Dr. Steven Greenberg
There are lots of ways you can support small businesses right now:
VIRTUAL MEETING APRIL 10th, 8:00AM
We want to see you on our computers! MABA is holding it's monthly meeting virtually on Friday, April 10th from 8:00-9:00 a.m. Come see how your friends are doing with all the changes we have had in the last month.
MABA is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
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Time: Apr 10, 2020 08:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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Our next planned meeting is Friday, May 8th, 7:45am hopefully at the MSUFCU on Farm Lane and Mt. Hope. We hope to see you there!
Orthopaedic Rehab Specialists, PC Remains Open during this time for their patients.
FROM HOMELAND SECURITY* - PHYSICAL THERAPY HAS "A DUTY" TO REMAIN OPEN
On March 19th, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security released a memorandum on the identification of essential critical infrastructure workers during the COVID-19 response.
Physical therapy has been identified as an essential part of our health care system, and it states that we as a health care facility have "a duty" to remain an available health care service.
"Physical therapists are essential in flattening the curve of the COVID-19 pandemic. They play a key role in keeping people they can help out of doctors' offices and ERs. This will not only free up the medical teams to treat those impacted by COVID-19 but also limit the exposure of those seeking the care of the physical therapist." *
ORS CLINICS ARE OPEN AS ESSENTIAL HEALTH CARE BUSINESS DURING MICHIGAN "STAY HOME- STAY SAFE" DIRECTIVE
As an essential health care business during this crisis, Orthopaedic Rehab Specialists is open and providing physical therapy treatment.
Here is a list of things that we are doing every day to make sure our patients and staff are safe and protected when they come into our clinics:
- We are following all CDC regulations for cleaning and sanitization.
- We are keeping appropriate social distance, utilizing private treatment rooms when appropriate, and practicing strategic scheduling.
- We use pre-treatment surveys to help determine whether it is safe to treat in the clinic.
- We are offering Telehealth visits when it is not safe to perform your treatment in the clinic.
If you are not sure if you should come in for an appointment, please call us at 877-202-2175, and we can help determine what treatment option is best for you.
By being open and available for physical therapy treatments, we are hoping to help keep the strain off of doctors' offices and ERs with non-emergencies.
With Direct Access in Michigan, you are able to see a physical therapist without a referral. We will communicate with your doctor if physical therapy treatment is recommended.
Please call us at 877-202-2175 if we can be of any help during these challenging times.
For more information, you can visit our website at orsmi.com where we will post the most up-to-date information available.
(*According to Dr. Matos, an official with the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center, Department of Defense Global Emerging Infections Surveillance and Response System, and the CDC, source: https://www.cisa.gov/…/guidance-essential-critical-infrastr…)
Henry's Place website
Unfortunately we've sold out all our inventory at Asian Buffet so both businesses are closed until the remainder of the time being. But if you would still like a gift card from either restaurants or want to buy beer, wine or growlers togo, email us at email@example.com and we'll sure to take care of you. A portion of that fund will help our staff get through this hard time. We love our staff if it weren't for them, we would not stay in business! Cheers!
Anybody who wants to buy gift cards to @Henry's place or Asian Buffet can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. We take paypal, venmo, text to 5174492580 to take a card over the phone or come in and pick one up. Either we can mail it to you or you can pick up at Asian Buffet. Thank you for supporting local and doing what you do. Much appreciated. By the way, asian buffet is opened for take out!
MABA Member Sylvan is still here for leaning during this time of change.
In response to the Governor's orders, we will be moving our services to 100% virtual beginning Tuesday, March 24th. Our staff will be working remotely to provide you with the same quality sessions that you have been receiving in our centers, in a live online format. Reach out to us via phone/text at 517-372-7410 to learn more, or to schedule your sessions.
MABA Has a COVID-19 Resource Page for Members
COVID-19 is here. MABA wants to help you get through this pandemic.
Click Here for the MABA COVID-19 Resource
During this trying time for our community we will do our best to support you and your business. As a member of MABA, you are a member of the Small Business Association of Michigan (SBAM). Please utilize their resources and legislative updates to help your business. The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce also offers updates on how the government is helping business during this crisis.
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