Writing and Graphics by Micky Flores-Nieves
As all are well aware, not all businesses during this harsh time are open for business. Businesses that are considered essential by the government are open including grocery stores, emergency services (hospitals, police stations, etc.), waste, and a lot more businesses listed on the Washington State Government official website. Now, some may wonder what are the “nonessential” businesses doing to stay in business? I work at Yelm Cinemas, a nonessential business at this time. I myself and many other employees were given the opportunity to work during this time doing curbside order and pickup of popcorn and candy at our location for the first time ever. My general manager Noah Aden had announced the occurrence of this event on the Yelm Cinemas Facebook page and the community response was astounding. Here is what some of my coworkers had to say about it.