Area Businesses Offer Support During Government Shutdown

James Johonnott |

SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar
SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar

Area businesses in the Chippewa Valley are stepping up to help area federal employees affected by the government shutdown. Below is a short list of businesses that are offering assistance or promotions to aid furloughed federal employees during the shutdown. Affected federal employees should bring an employee card to access these promotions.

SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar

615 Graham Ave, Eau Claire • web • (715) 514-5060 • SHIFT is inviting federal workers to enjoy a free coffee every day during the shutdown. 

Shanghai Bistro

2930 Craig Rd, Eau Claire • web • (715) 835-3348 • Shanghai Bistro is offering free take-out meals for the duration of the shutdown. 

Great Harvest Bread Company

4324 Southtowne Pl, Eau Claire • web • (715) 552-8000 • Great Harvest Bread has opened the "Shutdown Shelf", offering a free load of bread to federal employees and their families during the shutdown. Offering 1 loaf per week per household.

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promotions to furloughed federal employees?
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