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Race for the Place Raises over $350,000

Posted by Zinner & Co. on Jul 15, 2020 11:59:50 AM

Thanks to the generosity of sponsors and donors, the 2020 Virtual Race for the Place raised $352,155!

The Race is The Gathering Place’s largest annual fundraising event.

All of the money raised through the Race for the Place will help to ensure The Gathering Place is able to continue to offer programs and services free of charge.

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Topics: Community, Silver Linings

Jewish Federation of Cleveland Providing Vital Services

Posted by Zinner & Co. on Jul 15, 2020 11:28:04 AM

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland is the only organization in Cleveland that focuses on the health and vitality of the entire Jewish community. For more than 115 years, the Federation has created the critical scale necessary to drive meaningful social change and provide relief in times of crisis in ways no one person or organization could do alone. As Jewish Cleveland’s hub for innovative solutions and collaborative services, the Federation is able to change and improve lives in Cleveland, Israel, and around the world.

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Topics: Community, Silver Linings

Our PPP Funds Have Been Spent. Now What?

Posted by Zinner & Co. on Jun 26, 2020 9:28:07 AM

Bloomberg News recently reported that according to a new survey, at least one in ten small businesses in the U.S. are expecting to lay off workers once their fiscal relief funds run out.

In another survey done by the National Federation of Independent Business, 14 percent of companies, who received a loan under the Paycheck Protection Program, anticipate having to reduce their workforce after using the loan. Among those companies, half expect to dismiss one to two employees, and 12 percent say they will likely lay off at least ten people.

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Topics: Zinner & Co., Paycheck Protection Program, ppp

IRS grants rollover relief for RMDs waived under the CARES Act

Posted by Zinner & Co. on Jun 25, 2020 10:59:40 AM

The Internal Revenue Service recently announced anyone, who already took a required minimum distribution (RMD) in 2020 from certain retirement accounts, now has the opportunity to roll those funds back into a retirement account following the CARES Act RMD waiver for 2020.

This 60-day rollover period for any RMDs already taken this year has been extended to Aug. 31, 2020, in order to give taxpayers time to take advantage of this opportunity.

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Topics: Brett W. Neate, Taxes - Planning, Rules and Returns, Retirement Planning & IRAs, IRS, cash flow, Zinner & Co.

Music Settlement Moves Online During Pandemic

Posted by Zinner & Co. on Jun 17, 2020 5:30:12 PM

The COVID-19 pandemic has proved challenging for many businesses and non-profit organizations, forcing them to rethink how they go about their work.

For The Music Settlement (TMS), it has included re-imagining the ways they do things.

The Music Settlement is a centuries-old community music school forged out of the Settlement Movement as a way to welcome immigrants to Cleveland and unite them through the common language of music.

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Topics: Silver Linings

LAND studio – Transforming Open Spaces for the Greater Social Good

Posted by Zinner & Co. on Jun 17, 2020 5:17:21 PM

In the wake of recent protesting over racial inequality and injustice, LAND studio stands with those, who are using the public realm to speak out.

The mission of LAND studio is to create places and connect people through public art, sustainable building and design, collaborative planning and dynamic programming.

They are a gatekeeper to public arts investment and look for ways their work can better reflect Cleveland’s diverse neighborhoods and eliminate barriers to participation. As dialogue related to racial equity and inclusion continues to evolve, they are committed to creating and maintaining opportunities for everyone, regardless of race, gender, ability or the community in which they live.

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Topics: Silver Linings

Eileen Saffran – Moving the Needle to next Phase of Her Career

Posted by Zinner & Co. on Jun 17, 2020 4:57:08 PM

While some people struggled trying to figure out what to do while stuck at home due to Ohio’s “Stay at Home” order, Eileen Saffran was busy starting a new business, MTN Strategies.

The founder and former CEO of The Gathering Place, Saffran retired in 2019 after 20 years with the non-profit organization.

In her final years at The Gathering Place, she knew it was time to move on, as the organization was in good hands and was in a great financial position. Saffran wanted to find a new purpose. She was grateful for her Gathering Place community, but it was time for a new challenge.

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Topics: Silver Linings

Zinner & Co. Clients Share Their Silver Linings

Posted by Zinner & Co. on May 12, 2020 5:23:04 PM

Since April, Zinner & Co. staff members have worked hard to maintain regular communication with their clients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

During some of our conversations, we have heard many uplifting stories of how our clients are making the most of the “Stay at Home” order. Here are few stories we wanted to bring to your attention:

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Topics: Zinner News, Zinner & Co., Coronavirus, COVID-19, Stay at Home Order, Silver Linings

Zinner & Co. Staff Continues to Work Remotely to Meet Your Needs

Posted by Zinner & Co. on May 12, 2020 4:52:00 PM

During the current “Stay at Home” issued by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, Zinner & Co. staff are working remotely to meet the needs of all of our clients.

Thanks to the efforts of all Ohioans, in April we have successfully “flattened the curve” and avoided overwhelming our hospitals with COVID-19 cases.

By practicing social distancing during this challenging time, you have helped to make a difference and save lives.

In late April, Gov. DeWine announced the Responsible Restart Ohio Program, which allowed healthcare institutions including hospitals, clinics, dental offices and veterinarians to begin outpatient procedures and treatments for other life threatening conditions on May 1.

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Topics: Zinner News, Zinner & Co., Coronavirus, COVID-19

Zinner & Co. Staff Members Share Silver Linings

Posted by Zinner & Co. on May 11, 2020 7:45:00 AM

Since April, Zinner & Co. staff members have held weekly Zoom meetings.

As part of the discussion, staff members talked about the “silver linings” that they have found during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Here are a few of the notable positive actions and thoughts to come out of these discussions:

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Topics: Zinner News, Zinner & Co., Coronavirus, COVID-19, Stay at Home Order, Silver Linings

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