Every Friday, 98.7 WMZQ is highlighting local businesses on air during the COVID-19 Crisis.
Check out the local businesses who are changing their normal operations to help the community stay well during these uncertain times:
Roy Rogers is operating as normal but with all of our dining rooms closed. We are focused on how we can make a difference in the community at this time, trying to find opportunities to provide free kids meals with adult combo purchase, as well as bulk chicken deals, and working with local community groups to help with food when needed.
Roy Rogers is still providing food through carryout, drive thru, delivery with DoorDash, and you can order online from the Roy’s Rewards App.
Come into your local Roy Rogers to carry out our quality burgers, roast beef, and fried chicken, or have it delivered right to your door with DoorDash. Follow Roy Rogers Restaurants on Facebook, Twitter& Instagram to keep up with the latest deals.
Anita's New Mexico Style Bar & Grill
In order to stay in compliance with the Virginia Governor and CDC recommendations our dining rooms will be closed temporarily. We will continue to service customers through our Carry-Out. In addition, we also offer delivery service through Uber Eats. Our restaurants will continue to open early for all your breakfast needs, but all stores will close at 7 PM starting tonight 3/19. Our highest priority is to keep our customers and employees safe in these trying times.
Anita's will continue our practice of strict food preparations and protocols as well as enforcing the importance of disinfecting all items that customers come in contact with. We know how stressful and anxious these times can be, and we will continue to monitor our locations hourly, and will do everything in our power to keep everyone safe and employed.
Order online HERE.
Hadeed Carpet Cleaning is open, offering anAnti-Bacterial Flush for your rugs – and right now, have two rugs cleaned and get a third rug cleaned for free. Plus, Hadeed has free pick up and delivery in the whole Washington DC metro area..so you can leave your rug right out front. Details at hadeedcarpet.com
Squeezed is offering same day delivery with products that will boost your immune system and 20% of proceeds are being donated to COVID-19 disaster relief. If you order by 1PM, it will be delivered by 9PM.
When you make the decision to get healthier, we know you want to start right away. That’s why you get same day local delivery when orders are placed before 1pm. Your juices will arrive in insulated reusable Squeezed bags with ice packs. You will receive tips and instructions pre and post cleanse to ensure you have all the tools to kick start and continue your health journey.
Visit Squeezed's website right HERE to get started!
Glory Days Grill is offering “TO GO” Options with online ordering at their 21 restaurants throughout Virginia and Maryland. You can now order online at GloryDaysGrill.com or call in your order "TO GO" and carry out!
Beer, wine and now pre-mixed cocktails available to go and new Family Meals now available from Glory Days Grill, including 4 Cheeseburgers and fries for $34.99! Buy any Family Meal on Mother’s day and receive a FREE Chocolate Lava Cake for mom! They are also offering 24 Wings for $24 - Happy 24th Anniversary to Glory Days Grill! Order online or call us!
Tropical Smoothie Cafe hopes to inspire a healthier lifestyle by serving amazing food and smoothies…with a bit of tropical fun. At Tropical Smoothie Cafe, our smoothies, flatbreads, wraps and bowls have always been made-to-order with fresh, quality, flavorful ingredients. Always fresh. Always made to order. Carryout, order ahead or have our smoothies, wraps and flatbreads delivered right to your door! Visit TropicalSmoothieCafe.com to find a Cafe near you!
Carryout, order ahead and delivery options available. Delivery is available through UberEats, DoorDash, GrubHub and Postmates depending on location.Order ahead online or via the Tropical Rewards App.
The Eye Center has been serving Northern Virginia for over 30 years with an unsurpassed reputation for advanced LASIK vision correction and eye care for the whole family. We are still providing all services but with reduced hours across our five locations.
Call 888-844-2020 for LASIK or head to TheEyeCenter.com to contact the location nearest you.
At Window Nation, we're committed to serving our customers high-quality windows, doors, and siding to fit their home improvement needs. We understand these are troubling times and our team is taking steps to ensure the safety of our customers. We're excited to announce the launch of our virtual appointment program, allowing customers to meet with our exterior design consultants over a video conferencing app. Learn more and schedule your in-home estimate today.
No obligation estimates on window replacement as well as siding and doors. Quotes are good for a year!
4 Service Pros is now offering their customers no payments, no interest for six months on any service, with approved financing, because they care about you and want to help during this crisis. Ask about their Germicidal UV Light when you call 703-444-0000.
Jersey Mikes remains open to serve you during this challenging time. Now through April 19th you an get 25% off on all orders placed through the Jersey Mike’s app. Order your favorite sub through the Jersey Mikes app or online for pick up or FREE delivery. Be a sub above. Follow them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Cabinet Discounters is now offering remote consultations so you can get started on your project remotely!
Planet Fitness is committed to continuing to provide you with healthy and safe alternatives to keep moving. We know the best way to stay healthy is to stay active, especially now. Exercise can reduce stress, help you stay healthy, and keep you feeling great. The Planet Fitness United We Move campaign offers "Home Work-Ins" – a series of free fitness classes for EVERYONE – streamed live on Planet Fitness’ Facebook page daily at 7 p.m. ET (6 p.m. CT/5 p.m. PT).You don’t have to be a member to join. Classes are led by Planet Fitness certified trainers as well as special guests like “The Biggest Loser” coach and fitness trainer Erica Lugo, among others and Tuesdays classes have been renamed to Teddy Tuesdays with their Training Director, Teddy Savage. Overall, the home work ins offer tools to combat stress, while providing motivation and inspiration sure to keep us all physically and mentally fit.
For anyone who can’t participate live, each workout will also be available to view on both the Planet Fitness Facebook page and YouTube channel after the broadcast is over or you can download the Planet Fitness app which, as always, is completely free to everyone.
Hungry has announced hungry at home, a family style meal for eight people made by top local chefs for only $100 & free no-contact delivery. All meals are delivered in sealed refrigerated bags by a food safety trained delivery captain wearing fresh gloves for each delivery. Just heat it up and enjoy the best meals personally made by the area’s top local chefs. For every hungry at home family style meal ordered, hungry will also provide 4 additional meals to those in need.
Hungry has announced Hungry for Healthcare. Pivotal Moments and HUNGRY have joined forces to enable fully tax-deductible donations to fund the purchase of healthy, local, chef-prepared meals to those working long hours, in dangerous conditions, without access to quality food. Your donation will help the physical and mental wellbeing of front line worker and their families who are under tremendous stress and anxiety. Quality food for themselves and their families while they fight on the front lines. 100% of donations, less credit card fees, go to feeding those on the frontline! Direct donations to provide food for those most in need or at a specific hospital or first responder organization in any of the following cities:Washington, DC, New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Austin or Dallas.
Visit us at tryhungry.com for delicious and nutritious meals for your family.
Nando's Peri-Peri is committed to bringing hot catered meals to hospitals near every Nando's in North America once a day. And providing free meals to anyone with a valid hospital ID. We’ve allocated 50 free meals per restaurant per day for members of the restaurant industry who have been laid off, because we’re not chicken, we’re family.
Visit nandosperiperi.com or download the app!
Rocky Gorge Animal Hospital's ER is up and functioning 24/7 and we have special hours for our senior and at risk clients. We are giving 50 % off at our resort for watching the pets of all the front line workers/ military, police, firefighters, nurses, doctors and hospital workers with a valid ID. Visit rockygorgevet.com or call our resort at 301-575-5700.
National Law Enforcement Museum is offering virtual programs and activities on the museum website as well as information for officers, their families, and the general public on ways to keep law enforcement officers safe during the public health crisis, along with ways the general public can help on both the museum (lawenforcementmuseum.org) and memorial websites (lawmemorial.org).
They have postponed their annual candlelight vigil to honor fallen officers; however, they have created a virtual candlelight vigil where people across the globe can participate by logging into United By Light
FRED Home Improvement is taking extra precaution when on the job site to keep a clean workplace and to keep workers and clients safe while working on home improvement projects. They are offering $500 off your next contracted project (minimum contract amount $2500) and $30 off FRED's hourly time and material rate (minimum project: 4 hrs). Schedule FRED at www.schedulefred.com.
Lawn & Leisure is open for business form 9a – 5p Mon-Sat, and then Sunday’s 12n – 5p. Lawn & Leisure have the DMV's largest selection of grills, and deck & patio furniture. They have Napoleon Grills, Big Green Eggs, and Weber Grills. They have charcoal and propane for outdoor grilling. In addition, they offer delivery and install. Visit www.lawn-and-leisure.com for more.
Coleman Power Sports is offering sales by appointment, online video consultations, free shipping on parts and no-contact pickup and delivery for service. Visit their website for more.
Dunkin’ wants to remind you that we’re all in this together, which is why they have delivered 40,000 gift cards to medical workers at 157 hospitals across the country and counting. Send a hero you know a little thanks and treat them to a coffee break with a Dunkin’ eGift Card. Join in and go online at DunkinCoffeeBreak.com and send a Dunkin’ eGift Card to the hero in your life today – a doctor, nurse, first responder, teacher, neighbor, grocery clerk, postal worker and beyond. For every gift card purchased, Dunkin’ will donate $1, up to $100,000, to the Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation emergency funds, that go straight to non-profits helping families affected by coronavirus. America Runs on Dunkin’.
We at Long Fence are have made changes to how we are interacting with the customers on-site. Exercising Social Distancing and of course, implemented best CDC practices for our customers as well as our employee's wellbeing.
Sheehy has sales open by appointment or delivery only-they will literally take the car to your house if you want so you never have to step foot in a dealership. You can get test drives at home or you can still go to the dealership (walk in in VA or APPT only in MD). Plus they are also giving 50% off maintenance for healthcare workers during April!
Hidden Hills Farm & Vineyard offer no contact pickup, free delivery within a 20 mile radius and shipping available to most states. You can order online and they are offering 10% off all bottles. Contactless Pickup/Carryout is Tuesdays-Saturdays 11am-4pm. Check out their new tasting kits with a free virtual tasting - order for you and your friends then set up a time for your own virtual tasting with someone from the winery - each kit equals 4 glasses of wine so plenty to sip on.
To help ensure the safety of senior citizens and other at-risk members of our community such as pregnant women or those with compromised immune systems, Safeway is reserving seven AM to nine AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays for them ONLY to shop. You can also order your groceries online now at www.safeway.com! We appreciate your patience and support.
Founding Farmers is providing contact-free curbside pick up and delivery for Market & Grocery orders. Order online, pay online – and we’ll place it in your trunk or at your doorstep (if the address is eligible for delivery). Grand Opening week, (Tues 4/7 - Sun 4/12): Market & Grocery orders of $75 or more will receive a free 8oz bag of our Founding Farmers Market & Grocery House Roasted Coffee. The limited a la carte menu is still available on FoundingFarmers.com. They are offering 300 items and counting, you can now have a one stop shop for your weekly groceries, produce, scratch made meals, marinated meats for grilling, snacks & spreads, freshly baked bread, desserts and sweet treats, booze, and household staples such as cleaners, soups, toilet paper, hand sanitizer, and more.
Crew members are the backbone of the live music industry. Live shows would not be possible without these incredible people behind the scenes of each and every concert. Live Nation is extending a helping hand to those workers who need it the most by creating the Crew Nation Fund. Live Nation will match all donations dollar for dollar, up to $10 million. Visit livenation.com/crewnation to donate or buy merch to support the cause now.
Fogo de Chao is making a difference in their community by donating 10% of every to-go, delivery and catering order to No Kid Hungry, to help feed kids in need across America. They are also surprising first responders and healthcare professionals with deliveries of fresh fire-roasted meats and sides to thank them for all they're doing. While Fogo's dining rooms may be closed, they are offering a daily hot meal to all of their furloughed team members.
The McDonald's Owner/Operators of Greater Washington, D.C. Maryland, Virginia and the Eastern Shore have been supporting their communities through several local initiatives:
·Over 10,000 free Happy Meals have been given out through the McDonald's App (effective April 6 through May 31, 2020)
·1,200 lunches delivered to various Hospitals and Emergency Care facilities
·Over $3,000 in Arch Cards divided among the Ronald McDonald House Charity of Maryland and District of Columbia
·1,200 Free Extra Value Meals for Healthcare Workers (Eastern Shore only) Please let me know if your stations can help get the word out about the great work McDonald's is currently doing nationally and locally to support our healthcare workers and first responders.
McDonald's nationally will offer free Thank You Meals to healthcare workers and first responders, between Wednesday, April 22 and Tuesday, May 5, as a token of appreciation for their selfless service. Day or night, these frontline heroes can simply show their work badge to receive one of their Thank You Meal options
MedStar Health now offers video visits for primary, Telemedicine & specialty care—all from the comfort and safety of your home. Visit MedStarHealth.org/VideoVisits today for details on how to schedule an appointment
At Whole Foods Market, we’re here for you. So we’re adjusting store hours and opening one hour earlier for senior customers sixty years old and above. For your specific store details, please visit WholeFoodsMarket.com/stores. Our mission is to nourish people and the planet–especially now in our communities across the country, which is why we’re hiring seasonal and full-time positions with flexible hours. For details, visit WholeFoodsMarket.com/careers. At Whole Foods Market, there’s a long tradition of expressing appreciations to one another. In times of celebration…and crisis. Now more than ever, we’re grateful for the hard work of our Whole Foods Market team members. That’s what makes us whole.
Spark curiosity and ignite creativity for children twelve and under. Check out #STEAMwork" by National Children's Museum, live every day at 2:30 pm on Facebook and presented by Booz Allen Hamilton. STEAM-based projects, experiments, design + build challenges, and story times inspire children to care about and change the world. Find all past STEAMworks and resources for parents and educators at nationalchildrensmuseum.org/steamwork.
During COVID-19, kids and care providers depend on Children’s National Hospital. And our local pediatric hospital depends on you. We hope you’ll join us in supporting Children’s National for Giving Tuesday on May 5. During the pandemic, Children’s National is screening kids at its drive-up/walk-up testing site, caring for patients in the hospital and expanding telehealth visits. Give today by texting keyword “protect” to 51-555.
Dash In Convenience Stores remain open 24 hours a day to serve essential personnel and are working closely with their vendors to ensure critical products such as bottled water and non-perishable foods can remain stocked in our stores. In an effort to support all of the communities they serve, Dash In donated $50,000 to each of the following; Maryland Food Bank, Food Bank of Delaware, Feed More, and Capital Area Food Bank. In addition, Dash In has improved the frequency and depth of their cleaning procedures to ensure they continually disinfect high touch areas with high-grade sanitation products. They’ve temporarily banned reusable cups in an effort to minimize the risk even further and have temporarily closed all seating areas.
Healthcare workers and first responders need our support now more than ever. Join Dash In and lift up our frontline heroes with a free, personalized snack-o-gram. Visit dashin.com today to send a snack and a note to those working tirelessly to keep us safe.
In an effort to support not only frontline workers but their loved ones at home, CAVA’s Feeding Families program will be donating a Family Meal to families of first responders and healthcare workers for every Family Meal sold. To get involved, CAVA is inviting guests to nominate first responders and healthcare workers to receive CAVA’s Family Meal by filling out the form on their website at cava.com/feedingfamilies or sending a direct message on CAVA’s social channels. CAVA’s Feeding Families program will be donating a Family Meal to families of first responders and healthcare workers for every Family Meal sold.
Dawson's Market is doing a lot for the community including building a full online store from scratch for curbside and delivery in early march to service the community that is staying at home or has very limited contact. They also supported the meal program for Shady Grove Hospital encouraging their customers to donate meals. They discounted the meals and added additional to reach a total of 300 meals which we delivered last week to Shady Grove Hospital on mon, tue and wed. - Most importantly is to recognize my staff that have been working tirelessly for almost 8 weeks now. Long hours, extra work, and putting their health at risk so people have food on their table (and Toilet paper in their bathrooms).
Community Options is a national non-profit organization in 10 states whose mission is to develop housing and employment supports people with developmental disabilities. Our group homes operate 24/7 and we continue to provide services to the people who live at the homes. For this group of people, we also continue to provide case management, nursing supports. and behavioral support services. §Community Options continues to provide some day programs supports virtually or in the participants home as a 1:1 support. The direct care staff at Community Options truly define what it means to be a hero. Each day acting selflessly by providing essential support to people with developmental disabilities in their homes in the face of a global pandemic. Make a gift to our COVID-19 Relief Campaign in support of our direct care staff today. Make a gift at imatter.comop.org/covid19fund.
Children's Science Center Lab is temporarily closed, but are hosting virtual camps. They are located at Fair Oaks Mall but their Virtual Camps are open to the DMV. The virtual camps begin on June 15 and registration is open now! Click here to learn more.
In celebration of Military Appreciation Month and in their continued response to combat the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, The Purple Heart has declared every Tuesday for the rest of the month has been declared Giving Tuesday -- where they aim to raise $5,000 every Tuesday (a total of $20,000 by the end of the month) to support veterans in crisis during the pandemic. We know money is a little tight for everyone right now, so we've partnered with the Nonprofit Matching-Fund Initiative so when you donate today through May 26th, your donation will be matched!
extendYoga is offering live online yoga and meditation classes. From classes where you can ZEN on, to POWER yoga classes to get you sweating; they've got a class for everyone and every level. AND - Doctors, Nurses and First Responders take class for FREE! Classes are available for 48 hours, so you can take class later too! Go to extendYoga.com for more info and to sign up
TransCEn, Inc provides job development and placement services to youth and adults with disabilities. We develop and provide training and related services to professionals, state agencies, employment programs, and employers throughout Montgomery County, Maryland, as well as across the country. While following the guidelines put forth by the CDC, we are interacting with our job seekers with disabilities based on individual need. TransCen staff has continued to work remotely. TransCen has continued to provide support to youth and adults with disabilities in preparation for when employers reopen for business and are hiring. These services include, interview preparation, skills training, to include resume and cover letter assistance, mock interviews, career exploration, job development, soft skills (customer service, communication, critical thinking), independent living skills (paycheck assistance, some financial planning), as well as team coordination with managers and other support services. We are engaging with the job seekers and their families to ensure they are ready to move forward when the stay at home order is lifted. We encourage the community to learn more about TransCen's mission of "Meaningful Work and Community Inclusion" by getting in touch with us directly. If you are a job seeker with a disability, or know someone that could benefit from our services--we would love to talk with you. if you are an employer, we want to learn more about you and your business and how we can work together! We can be reached via our business line, 301-424-2002, through our website www.transcen.org, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rehab 2 Perform is Health Care Company offering Physical Therapy, Post-Surgical Care, Sports Rehabilitation, Concussion Care and Golf Fitness. Named one Inc Magazine's Best Workplaces and Inc 5000 Fastest Growing Company in the DC Region. Following all federal and state guidelines, including those set forth by the CDC and are currently seeing patients for In-Person and Telerehab visits. Learn more or to schedule an appointment at our website Rehab2Perform.com.
Out of safety of all patrons and employees, Wolf Trap has cancelled their 2020 concert season...but there is good news! The Music Moves Us fund lets you donate your 2020 concert tickets back to Wolf Trap and help the future of live music! Donate your tickets and help provide education, promotion, and fulfillment for next-generation artists because live music moves us… and we can’t wait until it’s back. Donate now at wolftrap.org!
PC Matic is currently hiring – 100% remote work from home – with great benefits and they have also announced that the they would offer its suite of enterprise-level cybersecurity solutions free of charge to schools K-12 and companies who are implementing work from home policies in response to the ongoing threats of COVID-19 (coronavirus). This free trial is good through June 30th. The solution being offered, PC Matic Pro, is PC Matic’s enterprise-level cybersecurity solution for K-12 schools, businesses, non-profits and local and state governments. • PC Matic Pro utilizes PC Matic’s proprietary real-time whitelist technology to block all unwanted and unsafe programs from executing on workstations and affords employers the flexibility to access and manage workstations from a secure cloud-based portal. This offer is also available for managed service providers and their customers.
An exciting part of reopening communities will be reuniting at your local playground. But in many communities, kids will not have the opportunity to return to a place to play. The national nonprofit KABOOM! works to achieve playspace equity, so that every kid, regardless of zip code or the color of their skin, has access to a great place to play – especially during a time of recovery and healing. To learn more about their efforts and to join in on the conversation of playspace equity follow them on Twitter @KABOOM.
This summer, Camp Inclusion will be offering several virtual activities including online Zumba & dance parties, social games & crafts, culinary arts, virtual field trips, and events featuring special guests. Following guidance from the CDC and local government, Camp Inclusion will offer a variety of unique opportunities for participants of all ages and abilities. Camp Inclusion is a summer day camp for children with and without special needs that promotes fun and socialization through sports, group games, & weekly field trips. Camp Inclusion is located in Howard County and is open to children across the DMV and Mid-Atlantic region. Visit us today at CampInclusion.org to learn more about our team, Camp 2020, and the June 15th announcement of our virtual camp schedule. We look forward to having exciting summer fun with you! At Camp Inclusion there is no exclusion - all are welcome!