Small Businesses Struggle During Pandemic

News Channel 8 checks in with small businesses in downtown Lakeland to see how they’re coping with coronavirus-related slowdowns and closures. The piece focuses on Lakeland Escape Room, where owner Ana Gillespie closed the doors as a non-essential business but is still paying employees. Gift card purchases are helping; she also offered Easter boxes of fun and plans to offer Mother’s Day boxes | Lakeland Escape Room