UPDATE 4.17.2020


As COVID-19 continues to bring much uncertainty to the region and our nation, the PV Chamber is working on your behalf to provide our members with timely information and resources.

A special note of thanks to our healthcare personnel and all the essential workers that are there for us every day!
Governor Wolf to deliver "Plan for Pennyslvania" today at 2:00PM.
Governor Wolf signs order for new regulations for essential businesses including requiring masks for employees and customers. Read more
On Thursday morning, the $349 billion emergency small business lending program officially tapped out. Read more
Commonwealth Offers Taxpayers Increased Flexibility and Extends Business Deadlines to Meet Tax Obligations. Read more
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act created a new employee retention tax credit for employers who are closed, partially closed, or experiencing significant revenue losses as a result of COVID-19. Read more
Under the CAREs Act, self-employed will be able to apply for unemployment benefitts, but Pennsylvania officials said the website is not up and ready yet. The online application for the new program is scheduled to open at the end of April.
April 17th @ 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual Panel Discussion
Coronanomics II: What the outbreak means for jobs, small businesses, and the future

The novel coronavirus has brought about tremendous upheaval for the United States and world economies. For small businesses, what does it all mean? What can help to get through the COVID-19 shutdown? What relief is available for small businesses? Will the stimulus package help? How is it accessed?

These and other issues will be the topic of a virtual panel discussion featuring representatives from the Ursinus Business and Economics faculty; Career and Post-Graduate Development, the U-Imagine Center and representatives from the local business community.

United States: +1 (646) 749-3122
Access Code: 849-016-677
Tuesday, April 21 @ 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Hosted by Edward Jones Financial Advisor - Justin Bartolomucci
Outlook and Opportunities Webinar; The Investment Puzzle

Like a jigsaw puzzle, economic conditions, corporate performance, the international backdrop and your investment decisions fit together to form a larger picture. But it can be hard to see a pattern among the various pieces of our investment outlook. During this webinar, we'll look at key questions facing investors right now.

Help save your favorite local business one gift card at a time.
Support your local restaurants and shops by buying gift cards during the COVID-19 shutdown. You'll help them get the cash they need now, so you can enjoy their business later. This is a County-wide program that was developed through input from local chambers and key stakeholders.
Use the link below to view gift card offers, or to sign up your small business!
MontcoStrong Economic and Workforce Development Team is in the process of reviewing over 1,500 applications for grants through the Small Business Program which were received on Wednesday April 8th.
The Bright Side
Now more than ever, we love sharing stories of great things happening in our community, reflective thoughts and positive vibes. 

Keenan, Ciccitto & Associates , LLP is a community oriented law firm. We feel we need to be of assistance to our neighbors during this challenging time. One document we believe everyone should have is a Healthcare Power of Attorney / Advance Directive. We are offering a FREE Healthcare Power of Attorney / Advance Directive to all members of the Perkiomen Valley Chamber of Commerce. Interested members should to email their name and address to us at Sherri@KeenanLaw.com . A Healthcare Power of Attorney / Advance Directive will be promptly prepared and mailed to you with instructions as to how to complete it and sign it. By helping each other and staying home and staying safe, we will get through this together.
While Elmwood Park Zoo is closed, we are looking forward to bringing the zoo to you and your family! Stay connected with us through our Facebook live broadcast, weekdays at 11am. During each session, our education team will highlight one of our ambassador animals. If you can’t watch the videos live, they will still appear on Facebook, our YouTube channel, and on our website .

Main Street Nutrition is hosting a "Pay it Forward Campaign" to treat essential workers all month. For every dollar that comes in, Main Street Nutrition will match it. A special thank you to everyone who had paid it forward so far. It’s the little things that make the biggest difference. Thanks to the generosity of their clients, Main Street Nutrition delivered drinks to essential personnel that at Phoenixville Tower health, Trappe Fire Co. No. 1, Key Bank, Einstein Hospital, and more. Venmo @MSNtogo

"Thank you to all Essential Employees" lawn signs are available for purchase at Signarama Limerick . Signs are $20 each and proceeds will be donated to Open Door Ministry and Daily Bread Community Food Pantry . Sign exchange will be contact-less. Instructions are in the parking lot. Signarama 112 W. Ridge Pike, Limerick

Need a little pampering? Giselle Knoblauch , Rodan + Fields , is offering FREE Self- Care Packets to anyone that may be interested. I’ll be happy to mail them out to any member. In addition to FREE enrollment fee ($19.95) for all PVCC members I’ll also offer an additional 10% cash rebate for any order $80 or greater. I can be reached at gk585284@gmail.com or 610-716-7823.

Visit PVCC COVID-19 Resource Page for more great offers, positive stories, restaurant deals and more!

Thank you to ALL of the businesses that are stepping up to support our community in a time of need. Please email info@pvchamber.net to share your story with us!

Please check the PVCC COVID19 Data Hub regularly for updates.

Our physical office is closed, but Renee is working remotely.
Contact 610-489-6660 or email