CHAMPS joined Dr. Takeisha Presson last month as she celebrated the one year anniversary of Dimples Dental Suite with a grand opening and ribbon cutting. Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie attended and spoke of the important role small businesses – and their owners – play in connecting the community, and reminded attendees how it important it is […]
April 2, 2018 Universal Paid Leave Proposed Rulemaking In our last update, we noted it is unlikely that changes will be made to the Universal Paid Leave measure that was enacted last year, and that DC’s Department of Employment Services (DOES) has begun implementation. On Saturday, DOES posted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would […]
Wondering what the status of the paid family leave law is in DC? Here’s an update, a refresher on the legislation, and steps that have been taken to begin implementation of the law. Chairman Phil Mendelsohn said in early February that he would not continue efforts to amend the DC Paid Family Leave Act, which […]
Press Release: For Immediate Release Two years ago, the CHAMPS Board of Directors undertook a comprehensive strategic planning activity designed to evaluate the needs of the Capitol Hill business community during a time of rapid growth and change in Washington, D.C. The plan resulted in Board of Directors member Betsy Poos transitioning to Executive Director. Betsy […]
New recycling regulations for businesses in the District of Columbia took effect on January 1, 2018. If you are a food service business check here to make certain you are compliant with new regulations enforced from the DC Department of Energy and Environment. More Here: https://doee.dc.gov/foodserviceware
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce provided the following backgrounder to help Small Businesses understand how the Tax Reform legislation passed by Congress will affect you. Important to note, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce was an instrumental supporter of this legislation & the backgrounder is framed as such. ******** Provisions in the Final Tax Cuts and […]
Are you interested in getting your business in front of the residents moving into the new building at 700 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, The Residences at Eastern Market? If yes, reach out to the Director of Resident Services Johnetta Jordan to see what is possible. The Residences at Eastern Market is the new luxury apartment homes […]
CHAMPS 2nd Annual Holiday Sip & Shop was a truly fun and successful evening. We saw over 175 Capitol Hill neighbors and friends come out to enjoy our local retail businesses. Next year we promise longer shopping hours and further opportunities to engage with all CHAMPS member segments.