We are a community of together.
Together, we will adapt, lead, and thrive.
You are worried about you and your family and aren’t sure where to start. From schooling at home to finding financial and food resources, we have curated a handful of resources to help you answer some questions.
As a business owner you have lots of questions on the best way to handle the challenges that you are now experiencing as a result of COVID-19. Use these curated resources to take the first step.
Find Local Businesses
In response to COVID-19, businesses are shifting the way that they operate. Using the #LAadapts website, you can search businesses who have shifted their operations but are still open.
News + Updates
The LA Metro Chamber conducted a survey of its members and residents of Androscoggin County in the two weeks preceding the June 1st reopening date, and it is clear that COVID-19 has changed consumer behavior. While being cleared to reopen is a key step in economic...
A Lewiston small business has stepped up in a big way by helping local families deal with the impacts of a global health crisis. The Healing Community MEDCo, a purveyor of an extensive line of top-shelf medical Cannabis and Cannabis products, is leading a...
Key Resources and Our Approach Last Friday, late in the afternoon, the Mills administration announced the Rural Reopening Plan. This announcement was on the heels of the expanded testing announcement, made the day before. The major takeaway- 12 of our 16 counties...
On Friday, May 1st, the stay healthy at home mandate is set to expire in Maine. The April 23rd press conference offered up a vision for reopening from Governor Mills, but offered no details, dates, or plans. Science tells us a safe and sustainable reopening won't be a...
The past week has brought conflicting messages about a move towards reponening- if not normal- with an extension of the Maine state of civil emergency (now through May 15) and a plan for opening up America. As our workers file for unemployment in record numbers, many...
This message is bit longer than usual, and certainly less flashy. Take 5 minutes, and read it fully. Every day I am talking to businesses and organizations dealing with rapid change. Financial institutions implementing new programs quickly. Restaurants shifting to...
What is #LAadapts?
#LAadapts is a project of the Lewiston Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce. In in effort to elevate the profile of local businesses who remain open, the #LAadapts campaign drives customers to local businesses – Chamber members or not. Together, we as a community will adapt.
What can I do?
The best way to make this site the most robust it can be is to invite businesses to create their listings on the #LAadapts website. Once they have do that, please share the site, visit these businesses, buy their takeout, and purchase their gift cards.
Together, we as a community will adapt.