ROUNDUP: How some Keller, Roanoke, northeast Fort Worth businesses are adapting amid COVID-19

Here are some stories from business owners in Keller, Roanoke and northeast Fort Worth about how they are doing in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)
Here are some stories from business owners in Keller, Roanoke and northeast Fort Worth about how they are doing in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)

Here are some stories from business owners in Keller, Roanoke and northeast Fort Worth about how they are doing in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. (Ian Pribanic/Community Impact Newspaper)

We talked to business owners in Keller, Roanoke and northeast Fort Worth about how they are doing in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak and the restrictions that have come along with it. Below are some of their stories.

Owners of FnG Eats in Keller find alternative ways to serve the community

Moving from full service to curbside pickup, FnG Eats in Keller Town Center is doing everything it can to continue serving the community during the coronavirus outbreak, including staff cuts, new hours and a new menu.

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Owner Sue Pruente aims to make 10,000 cotton face masks during the coronavirus outbreak to help reduce the risk of spreading the virus. The shop has received a number of donations to provide face masks for fire departments and large offices.

Hotel owners in Roanoke, broader area cope with event cancellations due to coronavirus

The lack of events at the nearby Texas Motor Speedway has cut business in half for Comfort Suites in Roanoke owner Tina Patel. Employees are willing to work, but there are fewer shifts to go around, she said.

CBD stores in Keller, Roanoke donate medical-grade cleansing wash

CBD American Shaman locations are banding together to donate medical-grade cleansing wash to local first responders.


The Classic Cafe owners in Roanoke adjust to a new normal amid the coronavirus outbreak

A staple of the Unique Dining Capital of Texas since the mid-1990s, The Classic Cafe was forced to go from white-tablecloth fine dining to curbside pickup and delivery within three days.
By Ian Pribanic
Ian Pribanic covers city government, transportation, business and education news for Community Impact Newspaper in the Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth areas. A Washington D.C. native and University of North Texas graduate, Ian was previously an editor for papers in Oklahoma, West Texas and for Community Impact in New Braunfels.


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