A group of women leading businesses in western Wisconsin got to speak with Dr. Jill Biden on Wednesday about the difficulties of being in business during the pandemic.
The wife of presidential nominee Joe Biden was connected online with women who work in La Crosse and Eau Claire, during a Zoom conference hosted by Congressman Ron Kind.
Adrian Lipscombe operates the Uptowne Cafe and Bakery on Caledonia Street, and she showed how she has had to set up outdoor dining tables in back of the cafe, because people can’t sit inside now.
“That’s what we were hearing on TV,” said Klaus, “so much so that neighbors and friends who didn’t own businesses assumed we were just getting piles of money from the federal government. Not true.”
Biden told viewers that the 2020 election is “way too important” for voters to sit on the sidelines.