Middle Bit: DoorTally app lets business owners track occupancy

As retailers and restaurants start opening, a new focus has been placed on reduced occupancy inside businesses.

A new app is allowing business owners to track their capacity and occupancy in real-time. DoorTally, Created by Adam Hass, has several features, allowing you to export your data, generate reports and manage multiple locations.

For more information about the app email contact@doortally.com.

Facebook donates $350,000 to East Polk County Relief Fund

Facebook has made a $350,000 donation to the new East Polk County Relief Fund. 

Individuals and small businesses in eastern Polk County can apply for the fund’s grants of up to $3,000. $250,000 of FaceBook’s donation will go to small business relief and $100,000 will go to nonprofits and individuals that are struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

People or businesses interested in applying for a grant can apply here. The deadline to submit applications is June 1. 

The East Polk Innovation Collaborative, a partnership between Altoona, Bondurant, Mitchellville and Pleasant Hill, is administering the program. 

DMACC teaming up with Black Rocket to offer virtual tech camps for kids this summer

DMACC is teaming up with Black Rocket, a digital arts technology company, to offer a series of Virtual Tech Camps for kids this summer.

The week-long camps will focus on STEM and Digital Arts, including video game design and animation, coding, eSports, YouTube content and more.

The camps will begin June 8 and take place every week through Jul 31. Learn more about them here.

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