Conversation with
PA Representative Rich Irvin
On Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. the Chamber is hosting a call with Representative Rich Irvin to discuss what PA is doing to help businesses through this difficult time and to reopen the economy.

Zoom meeting registration information. 
When: Apr 23, 2020 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) 

Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

This is open to Chamber members only.
Value Selling in Uncharted Waters

Moore Power Sales is offering a complimentary live stream
that will dive into the aspects of:

What it really means to sell value– whose definition of value really matters? Not yours! Unless we can have our prospects define what value means to them, our definition is worthless. What do they do to hide this?

What it really takes to sell Value – it takes a selling process that is geared to uncover the value as defined by our prospects. Many salespeople push their view of the value they bring and it is a total disconnect. We must have a disciplined process that allows us to get there.

What skills we need to really sell our value – we need the Value Seller Competencies all the time, but now they are simply vital. You’ll be surprised at what these are.

Live Stream Event
Value Selling in Uncharted Waters
April 23, 2020
9:00 – 10:00 AM EDT

Click here for the event flyer.

  Click here to register.

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.
Department of Health Publishes FAQ Document Related to Mandated Safety Measures for Businesses Continuing to Operate Physical Locations

On April 15, Pennsylvania Department of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine issued an  order   mandating certain public-health safety measures those businesses who have been authorized to continue in-person operations must take. In order to help clarify the order, the Department has developed a FAQ document for employers seeking additional guidance. That document can be found  HERE . Additionally, for those employers looking to acquire personal protective equipment, DCED has compiled a list of possible suppliers, which can be found  HERE .
Save Small Business Grant Process Opens at 3:00 p.m.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, with founding partner Vistaprint, has launched the  Save Small Business Fund , a grant program to provide assistance to small business owners impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Funded by contributions from corporate and philanthropic partners, the Foundation will distribute $5,000 grants to small employers in economically vulnerable communities in the United States and its territories. 

Click here  to read the entire article.
Google Webinar

We're partnering with Google to host a webinar on working effectively from home with FREE tools from Google on Tuesday, April 28th at 10:00 a.m. 

Join Randi Penfil , Grow with Google speaker, to learn how to effectively use Google tools to work from home without missing a beat. 
During this webinar, we will discuss how to work from home with your team, your clients and your customers without missing a beat.  

We will go over how to collaborate on shared documents with coworkers who are in other locations, hold video meetings with people inside or outside of your organization, and even present to large groups, all from your computer at home.

Join us to learn resources and tools to help you and your team members work remotely and still run your organization or business.

Click here to download the Independent Contractors Guide
to download
the Small Business Guide
& Checklist.
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No more applications are being accepted.

The U.S. Small Business Administration  is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans of up to $2 million for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of COVID-19. The interest rate is 3.75% for small businesses. The interest rate for non-profits is 2.75%.

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act has allocated $350 billion to help small businesses keep workers employed amid the pandemic and economic downturn. Known as the Paycheck Protection Program, the initiative provides 100% federally guaranteed loans to eligible small businesses during this time.

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Yvonne Martin
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MacKenzie Huntsman
Program Director

Phone: 814-643-1110
Fax: 814-643-1115
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