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Florida's Re-Opening Plan Explained and More

By Tambone Companies E-Newsletter

Dear Friends,

As you are probably already aware, Gov DeSantis announced his plan to reopen most of the state as of Monday. Links to his news conference this week, as well as other important and timely information, is available on Our St. Lucie. It is a free, digital resource created to provide information to St. Lucie County residents and businesses during this time of global crisis.

We encourage you to share this email and the website with others so it can be of benefit to as many people and businesses as possible.

Take care and stay well,

Richard and Lori Tambone

Below are a few new items that we added this week that may be of interest to you. Also, look for updates to the restaurant section of the website to see which ones will now be opening for dine-in service.

  • Details on Governor DeSantis' Phase I Re-Opening Plan for Florida have been added 
  • More essential services and resources have been added to the Food, Shelter and Basic Needs Page
  • The U.S. Small Business Administration resumed accepting Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) applications from participating lenders Monday morning
  • Link to watch Governor DeSantis' most recent Media Conference
  • The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) has announced new requirements and application processes for individuals seeking unemployment benefits
  • The Economic Development Council has established a new COVID-19 Virtual Business Recovery Center (VBRC)
  • The City of Fort Pierce has launched a Disaster and Recovery Grant Program for residents and businesses
  • The Federal Reserve Board announced it is expanding the scope and eligibility for the Main Street Lending Program

As a credible, online resource, the Our St. Lucie website is updated regularly, so check back often. Please help us build this resource by sending information, links, ideas, and ways to improve to We would love to hear from you and appreciate your feedback!

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