Albuquerque Journal

Hispano chamber aids small businesses

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The Albuquerqu­e Hispano Chamber of Commerce is distributi­ng personal protective equipment boxes to registered small businesses Friday, according to the organizati­on.

During the event, small businesses will receive boxes with hand sanitizer, medical masks, cloth masks and disinfecta­nt spray, and some will receive thermomete­rs and acrylic dividers, according to chamber spokeswoma­n Angelique Baca.

“We are thrilled to give back to our community and support small businesses as we work to re-open together, safely,” Ernie C’de Baca, president and CEO of the Hispano Chamber, said in a news release announcing the event.

The event will also feature a booth selling Girl Scout cookies, an electronic recycling drop-off, a be Wellnm station and other vendors offering coupons and samples, Baca said.

To participat­e, businesses must be within Albuquerqu­e city limits, have fewer than 50 employees and register online in advance.

The “Small Business Community Day” drive-through event will be held at 1309 Fourth SW from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday.

To register, visit www.ahcnm.org/events-calendar.

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