The Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a free webinar 2-3 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, on business relief and the Federal CARES Act.

The webinar is open to all Brainerd lakes area businesses, not just chamber members, interested in information on federal relief programs.

Rep. Pete Stauber, R-Duluth; the U.S. Chamber; and the Minnesota Small Business Administration will cover key elements of the $350 billion federal CARES Act to protect American small businesses and employees. Presenters will cover the Paycheck Protection Program, Economic Industry Disaster Loans, the Employee Retention Tax Credit and other initiatives. They will also share details on how small businesses and self-employed individuals may prepare to apply for a loan.

Register at the Brainerd Lakes Chamber website at

Questions for presenters can be sent to