HEADLINES
The Paycheck Protection Program is a loan designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on the payroll. Round 2 of paychecks protection program opens TODAY. Contact your lender for assistance.
Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)
Unemployment help for self-employed, gig workers and
independent contractors
IMPORTANT ALERT : PUA System has been corrected. 
For individuals who believe they inaccurately received the PUA ineligibility message below, please try filing for PUA again via this link.

The Wolf administration released more information Saturday stating a “data driven” approach to evaluating counties where restrictions can be eased. Read more
Regulations for essential businesses including requiring masks for employees and customers. Read more
EVENTS
April 27th @ 3:00pm
Montgomery County COVID-19 Press Conference
Watch Montco Live Press Conference on Monday, April 27, 2020 @ 3pm on Facebook Live

April 28, 2020 @ 1:00pm
Webinar: Marketing Advice to Combat an Economic Downturn

Join marketing maven and host of the Small Business Revolution, Amanda Brinkman, as she outlines actionable marketing strategies to help you weather the storm. This webinar is hosted by SCORE Tri-County. Click here for details and registration.
Friday, May 1

We are excited to announce that on May1st Nothing bundt Cakes at Providence Towne Center will reopen, offering contactless curbside pickup. Local delivery available with a minimum purchase of $22.
New Hours of Operation are Noon - 5pm Tuesday thru Saturday
610-989-CAKE
May 1st - 31st
Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy Native Plant Sale
Beautify your yard and protect your local environment with native plants. The native plant sale has gone virual! More info
MontcoStrong
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. Use the link below to view gift card offers, or to sign up your small business!
Awards have been announced for Round 1 of MontcoStrong Small Business Grant Program. Several PV Chamber members were awarded grants! Read more here.
Montgomery County Call for Help to Supply PPE

Montgomery County is asking for donations for commercial masks, surgical masks and impervious (waterproof) gowns. Any business that has an interest in or capacity to turn their existing supply chain into the PPE output that the health care industry so desperately needs to please contact Montgomery County Commerce Department by emailing: COVID19@montco.org.
The Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board (VFTCB) has launched a #MontCoStrong t-shirt fundraiser to help support Montgomery County, PA’s COVID-19 Response Fund, which will exclusively assist community safety net organizations impacted by the current public health crisis such as those serving low-income and food-insecure residents, senior citizens, veterans, homeless and homebound individuals. T-shirts are $25/each and can be purchased online.
Food Bank
Daily Bread Community Food Pantry remains open following our normal Client schedule and ready to support our community through this time of need.
Families in need - please visit the pantry website for service details including food distribution schedule.
Donations Needed - please see the list of current needs on their website or facebook page
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
renee@pvchamber.net