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What Reopening Business Means For Central Florida

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Florida is set to begin a phased reopening on Monday. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE

Governor Ron DeSantis has outlined his step by step plan for getting businesses reopened- starting with restaurants and retail stores next week. 

But what does reopening safely actually mean- and what about businesses that have to keep their doors closed for now? 

Joining Intersection to discuss the shutdown’s effect on business and what the post pandemic economy looks like are Dr. Dale Brill, Senior Vice President of Research and Community Development for the Orlando Economic Partnership. 

And Latria Grahampresident and CEO of Graham Leak Branding in Winter Park and a member of the African American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida.  

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Matthew Peddie

About Matthew Peddie

Host of WMFE's Intersection & Assistant News Director

Matthew Peddie grew up in New Zealand and studied journalism at the University of Western Ontario. After graduating with an MA in Journalism he returned to Christchurch, working as a reporter for Radio Live and Radio New Zealand. He’s reported live from the scene of earthquakes, criminal trials and rugby ... Read Full Bio »