Member Newsletter 2/4/21
  • Meeting Reminder: 
  • Mark your calendar for the February General Membership Meeting next Friday, February 12 at 9:00am on Zoom. The meeting will include a presentation from En Route Marketing staff on the topic of Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Click to attend.
  • Let Us Know About Your Valentines Promotions! If you haven't done so already, please share your Valentine's Day promotions or sales with us using the simple form at We will be promoting these over the coming week.  
  • Educational Resources & Technical Assistance
  • Temple Small Business Development Center: "Have you lost a source of income or had to pivot with all of the changes? Our business planning course, "Rethinking Business in the Age of COVID", will begin on February 3. You can find more information on our website.This document is updated daily with the newest information about grant and loan programs, webinars, and other resources for small businesses connected to COVID-19 .Do you have questions about the SBA Emergency loan (2nd Round) for small business owners? Join the PA SBDC's no-cost webinars, designed to help small business navigate the application process, held every Thursday from 9am to 10am. Sign up for a session here. Whether you already have an existing PPP loan, are interested in obtaining a PPP loan, or want to obtain a PPP second draw, Temple SBDC can help you understand the changes to PPP rules that may be relevant to you."
  • Marketing Resources
  • SnapRetail: "Encourage customers to shop small at your business this Valentine's Day with 8 free graphics. Download and enjoy SnapRetail's love-themed "Shop Local" images, perfectly sized for sharing in your emails or on social media!" Download them at
  • Member Offers
  • CHBA Member AccuPay would like to remind restaurants to properly account for non-tip minimum wages in their payroll to avoid expensive lawsuits. To secure AccuPay's assistance in providing comprehensive, worry-free payroll services, contact Tony DePaul at

Philip Dawson
Executive Director
Chestnut Hill Business District
8514 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118