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New event!
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May 17, 2019
9AM- 10:30AM  
Business Book Club 
Towne Book Center 

All welcome to participate in our Business Book Club!  The topic for the year is Dealing with Change/Change Management.  Our first meeting will be hosted at Towne Book Center.  Our first book is "Who Moved My Cheese" by Dr. Spencer Johnson.

Book Club discussions will be held May, July, September and November.  For more details click on the link below!  

Registration Required!     Registration & Details
Golf Committee Meeting
May 22, 2019
11:30AM
(New) PVCC Office
521 W. Main Street, Trappe

Help us plan the June 10th Golf Outing!  Third committee meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 22nd at the Chamber office. Light lunch served.   All welcome to attend...many hands make light work!

To RSVP for the meeting, contact Renee Blomstrom, 610-489-6660 or email renee@pvchamber.net 

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PV Men Happy Hour Networking
May 23, 2019
4:30pm - 6:30pm
DaVinci's Restaurant & Pub

PV Men's Networking Night at the DaVinci's Restaurant & Pub! Unwind, network, and share in good company! 
$15 pre-registered or $20 at the door covers the cost of appetizers. Cash Bar.
Arrive before 6pm to enjoy HH drink specials!   
Business Roundtable Luncheon
May 30, 2019
11:45am - 1:00PM 
Margarita's Restaurant

Join us for an interactive discussion and sharing of best practices among business owners and key decision maker.  MEMBER-ONLY Event
 
Annual Golf Outing
June 10, 2019
11:00AM Shotgun Start
Spring Ford Country Club
 
Golf...Sponsor...Donate...Volunteer...Network!

Register a foursome and receive a FREE hole sign! 
Sponsorship Opportunities for every budget.  
Golfer Packages include cart, greens fees, lunch, dinner, beer and soda, snacks and golfer goodie bag!


Membership Orientation 
June 26, 2019
8:30AM- 9:30AM  
PVCC (NEW) Office
521 W. Main Street, Suite 103, Trappe

This FREE event is for prospective members, new members and members that wish to become more active in the PV Chamber!  Learn all about the opportunities with the Chamber, meet with new and existing members and get tips for successful networking.  Let's get to know YOU! 

Note: This event will be held at the new offices of PVCC located at 521 W. Main Street, Trappe!
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June 18, 2019 
PV WIN @ Pinot's Palette
4:30pm - 6:30pm 
Paint, Sip and Network
Registration opens later this week!

October 9, 2019 
Pfizer Business Expo
Congratulations on Opening the New Showroom! 
Salters
Salter's Fireplace Patio Grill
3076 Ridge Pike
Eagleville, PA 194
(610) 631-9372

Congratulations on Opening Day of New Showroom!

Winter Edition Now Available Online

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Employment Opportunities
MaidPro is Hiring! 

MaidPro is currently hiring for part-time and full-time positions for home cleaners. We have been in business for over 10 years and are one of PA's top cleaning companies. All of our employees are bonded and insured - we are also part of one of the nation's top franchise companies!  We are currently located in Exton, Wayne, Collegeville, and Chestnut Hill! 
Benefits include:
- $14/hourly wage
- Healthcare Benefits (No deductible or co-pay)
- Paid Time-Off
- Carreer advancement - manager, sales, director, +
- Flexible Hours (No nights or weekends!)
- Retirement Benefits & Employer Match
- Cash Tips + Paid Training + Paid Travel Time
- No experience required

Requirements:
- Enjoys making others happy
- Drivers License & Working Vehicle
- Able to lift up to 35lbs as needed

To apply, email  Madeleine Park at mpark@maidpro.com,
OR call: (610) 873-9315


Apply via FaceBook here
OR Apply online here:
EXTON 
WAYNE  
Signarama Limerick is Hiring! 

Full Time position including fabrication, assembly and installation of signs and vinyl graphics. Must be organized, detailed, and a self-starter. Must be able to think projects through to completion. Sign shop experience a plus. Complete on-the-job training will be supplied. Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds. Visit Signarama on Facebook for link to application
Signarama, 112 W Ridge Pike, Limerick. 
Pizza Stop is Hiring! 

The Pizza Stop is hiring sauteed cook /grill person, full time /part time position. Prep and cooking Italian dishes and make steaks and hoagies salads etc.  Contact Tony Mazzamuto at The Pizza Stop, (610) 489-6225.  The Pizza Stop, 222 E. Main Street, Collegeville.  More information on Pizza Stop's FaceBook Page
Office Space Available
Half-Off Conference Room Rental!

PV Chamber members receive 50% off conference room rental at Staybridge Suites, 88 Anchor Parkway, Royersford.  Conveniently located off of 422, the hotel is the perfect location for a workshop, seminar or meeting.  Contact Kelly Miller at 484-369-5354 for details or email sales@staybridgeroyersford.com
Main Street Office Space 

Prime location on Main Street, Trappe. Commercial building with flexible office space options (single office, multiple offices, conference room, etc), abundant parking, secure entry and landscaped grounds. Customizable to tenant specification.  Monthly rental $350 and up (based on square footage). Contact Devin Kelly at 610-489-9442 for more information.
Member News
20% off at Escape Trappe!

Did you know...Chamber members receive 20% off at Escape Trappe, the first Escape Room adventure in Trappe Who Can Play?  EVERYONE. Great for team Building, Family Event, Spring Break, Night Out with Friends!   Escape Trappe is for people of all ages and skill sets. You do not need to have any special knowledge to solve the puzzles and riddles. Just be creative, curious, and have an open mind!  Escape Trappe,130 W. Main Street, Trappe. 610-489-3877. 
Now - May 29, 2019 

Donate new or gently used purses for the residents of Laurel House. Giselle Knoblauch of  Rodan + Fields is partnering with Bella Persone Salon to collect purses. Starting Saturday May 11th through May 29th drop off all your donations to Bella Personne Salon (222 E. Main Street, Collegeville, PA) or contact Giselle at 610-716-7823.Each purse donated will give you a ticket for a free piece of pizza at my next Pizza Party and a chance to win a FREE Active Hydration Body Replenish. I'm part of several Teams JAmer and Celebrate that believe in and practice RF's mission to give back, serve others and pay it forward! 
May 16, 2019 @ 12:00pm - 1:00pm
 
Community Music School invites you to join us for a FREE lunchtime concert on the third Thursday of the month! Don't forget to bring your "Bach's Lunch"! The concerts begins at 12:10 and ends around 12:50pm. All ages welcome! 
CMS, 775 W. Main Street, Trappe. 610-489-3676 
May 16, 2019 Thad Shirey, baritone
June 20, 2019 Randy MacIver, tuba
May 16, 2019 @ 4:00pm - 6:00pm
 
The Landing of Collegeville is having an Open House to to unveil the new programs and re-introduce ourselves to the community. We will be handing out information- if we receive a new qualified resident referral from a professional who attends the event, that professional will receive a raffle ticket for a trip to the Bahamas. If that resident moves in by July 1, that professional will automatically receive a trip to the Bahamas with our Leisure Care cruise in September. 
RSVP: 484-856-1600 
The Landing of Collegeville, 1421 S. Collegeville Road, Collegeville, PA 19426
May 17, 2019 @  8:00am - 1:45pm
 
Women's Symposium 2019! Join TriCounty SCORE and Montgomery county SCORE to learn new ideas, network with professional women and get inspired y successful professionals. This event will be held at Copperfield Inn, 594 W. Ridge Pike, Limerick.  Register NOW!
May 17, 2019 @  7:00am - 10:15am
 
GVF presents  the 8th Annual National Bike to Work Day  - a way to advocate for a more sustainable transportation option - biking. Biking not only reduces congestion, but improves our environment, health, and overall quality of life. Group rides start @ 7:15 AM - two locations - Phoenixville Borough Hall and Norristown Transportation Center heading to Valley Forge Park.
Press Event Begins @ 8:15 AM at Valley Forge National Historical Park | Student Pavilion
Food and refreshments provided | Exhibitors/Networking
Join us for happy hour later that day! For more information, visit www.gvftma.com 
Rain Date: 5/31/19
May 18, 2019 @  4:30pm - 7:30pm
 
Boy Scout Troop 105 of Schwenksville with Assistant Scout Master Dennis O'Hara of American Communications Centers invite you to join them at Perkiomenville Mennonite Church (1836 Gravel Pike, Perkiomenville, PA 18074)  for a spaghetti dinner & basket raffle fundraiser. Menu includes salad, spaghetti, meatball, bread, cold beverage, dessert, coffee/tea. Eat-in or take-out. Proceeds from this event, after expenses, are used to defray costs for merit badges Scout Sunday, equipment and camping trips.
$10 Adult, $6 Senior/children (age 5-10), Children under 5 are free
Tickets available at the door
May 21, 2019 @  6:30pm

The Lower Providence Community Library is hosting a program on Using Fabulous Foliage Plants to Spice up Your Containers, presented by Master Gardener, Karrie Hontz. This fun workshop will give you some new ideas on using plants that are known more for their lovely foliage than their flowers. Learn how to use low maintenance foliage plants as a focal point in your container gardens to ensure a season-long colorful display. This program is free and open to the public. Registration requested.  Please email bloewengart@mclinc.org, call 610-666-6640, ext. 25, or stop by the library circulation desk.  The library is located at 50 Parklane Drive, Eagleville, PA 19403.  Check out the library's website at www.lowerprovidencelibrary.org to see information about more great programs.
May 21, 2019 @  6:00pm - 8:00pm
 
Special Needs Workshop presented by Kalejta Financial Management. Life Without You Someday... The Reality Every Special Needs Parent Needs To Consider.  Join the following speakers and panelists for an informative night. 
Guest Speakers: Amanda Hundley is Quality Coordinator at The Arc Alliance. The organization provides supports coordination services to people of all ages with autism and/or intellectual disabilities in Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties. Rebecca A. Hobbs, CELA is an associate attorney with the law firm O'Donnell, Weiss & Mattei, P.C. with offices in Pottstown and Phoenixville. She focuses her practice on special needs planning, estate planning, estate and trust administration, Veteran's benefits and elder law. PVCC Member and 2018 PV Stars Award Winner, Thomas A. Kalejta, CFS®, ChFC®, RFC®, AEP®, CASL®, AIF®, ChSNC® is the author of Building Wealth, Protecting Dreams and the president of Kalejta Financial Management with offices in Sanatoga and Collegeville. 

The evening will conclude with a town hall style Q&A Session.  
Event location: Pottsgrove High School Library

RSVP by May 17th to Diane Deegan ddeegan@gpsd.org or 610-327-2277 x 1018. 
May 22, 2019 @  9:00am - 11:00am

Victory Bank Business Series Seminar. Join us for "6 Buisness Killers" Workshop.   We never plan to make mistakes. As business owners, we're focused on running our business. Every day brings new challenges, opportunities and decisions. But, there are six mistakes that consistently cause businesses to fail. And you need to know what they are and how to avoid them. Victory Bank, 584 North Lewis Road, Royersford

Join us for this powerful seminar on Wednesday, May 22nd,
9am to 11am. Register by emailing RSVP@victorybank.com. Hurry! Space is limited.
May 27, 2019 @  10:00am - 2:00pm

 Collegeville - Trappe Memorial Day Parade

We welcome you to join our us! The parade features music, marching bands, historic re-enactors, decorated floats, dancers, antique vehicles and non-profit groups, as well as special brigades, motorcycles, and anything that can walk or roll down Main St. We also welcome craft and food vendors and sponsors. Parade down Trappe Main Street ends at Waterworks Park. More information and to register, click here
May 31, 2019 @  5:00pm - 8:00pm

 Food Truck Friday!

All welcome to attend Food Truck Craze at Staybridge Suites Royersford on Friday May 31st at the Staybridge Suites Royersford. Admission and parking are free - all food is pay-as-you-go.
Food Trucks scheduled to appear include Donut NV, Nick's Roast Beef, Woodhaven Rd., The Cow and the Curd.  We hope to see you there!  Staybridge Suites, 88 Anchor Pkwy, Royersford. More information 610-792-9300
June 1, 2019 @  9:30am

Bikesport  offers a free flat tire clinic the first Saturday of each month.  No need to reserve a spot.  And you don't need to bring anything with you. Bikesport, 325 W. Main Street, Trappe.  www.bikesportbikes.com
June 1, 2019 @ 9:00am launch
 
Annual Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy's Sojourn! Explore the scenic beauty and hidden treasures of the Perkiomen as we paddle a ten mile stretch of the Perkiomen Creek from Meadow Park in Schwenksville to Hoy Park in Oaks. Lunch will be provided at Cranberry Park in Collegeville. Don't have a boat... rent one from us!  I love to paddle!  Sign me up for Sojourn Here!
Volunteer for the Sojourn! Help create a fun and safe environment for the Sojourners! All volunteers will receive lunch on us!  Volunteer Sign Up HERE.
June 1, 2019 @  8:00am - 12:00pm

St. Eleanor Parish Community Yard Sale - Now recruiting vendors! 
$15 per space.  St. Eleanor Parish, 647 Locust St., Collegeville. Email Shanise DePaul at ishopgr8@gmail.com for more information. In case of rain, yard sale will be moved inside Holy Cross School.
June 1, 2019 @ 12:00pm

Collegeville Fire Company No. 1 proudly invites our friends, neighbors, and community to join us for a building dedication & housing ceremony June 1st starting at Noon.  We will start off with a light lunch followed by our dedication and housing ceremony at 1pm. Following the ceremonies, tours of the new facility and apparatus will be ongoing. We look forward to seeing you there!  
Collegeville Fire Company, 29 E. 5th Avenue, Collegeville PA 19426. 
June 4, 2019 @  6:00pm - 7:30pm

The Central Perkiomen Rotary Club is having a Happy Hour meet and greet at the Bay Pony Inn. Cash bar - Hot appetizers on the Central Perkiomen Rotary Club. Come out and see what they are all about! For more information click here  
June 13, 2019 @ 7:00pm

Collegeville Borough presents Concerts in the Park 2019.

During the summer months the Borough of Collegeville provides a concert program at the Community Park. The concerts are a great way to meet with neighbors and relax with the kids. The Summer Concerts include a variety of music from string band, bluegrass, rhythm and blues, Caribbean and more. Bring a blanket or some lawn chairs, or just sit on the ball field bleachers.

The playground will be available for the children, the Collegeville Rotary will have a food concession, and Rita's Water Ice will be there as well. Come and join the fun.

2019 line up:

June 13 BRASS POCKET
June 27 MANGO MEN
July 11 RIVER of DREAMS
June 20, 2019 @ 12:00pm - 1:00pm
 
Community Music School invites you to join us for a FREE lunchtime concert on the third Thursday of the month! Don't forget to bring your "Bach's Lunch"! The concerts begins at 12:10 and ends around 12:50pm. All ages welcome! Performance this month by  Randy MacIver, tuba
CMS, 775 W. Main Street, Trappe. 610-489-3676 
June 21, 2019 @ 8:00am-6:00pm
 
Renaissance Academy Charter School will be holding their 7th annual Golf Outing on Friday, June 21st, 2019. The outing will be held at Landis Creek Golf Club, 765 N Lewis Rd, Royersford, PA. Registration and breakfast begins 8:00 am, with a shot gun start at 10:00 am. Lunch, awards, and auction follow the golfing portion of the event. Registration for Golfing and Non-Golfing Corporate Sponsorships, as well as, individual golfers are available at this time. For more details or to register for the outing, please visit our Golf Outing Page at www.rak2.org, under the "Support Us" tab. All proceeds from this event will benefit Renaissance Academy students (K-12) by enhancing the PBIS positive behavior program and the athletics department. Located in Phoenixville, PA, Renaissance Academy is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, a portion of contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law. All proceeds directly benefit the students of Renaissance Academy. 
This event is open to public 
Corporate sponsorships are available! 
PVSD NEWS!
Students Seeking Volunteer Opportunities! 
When you need an extra set of hands to make something happen for your business or organization, consider finding the help you need by posting information on the Perkiomen Valley School District's Volunteering Vikings webpage. Students seeking community service opportunities access this page for ideas and could be available to help you make your next event or occasion a success. Please send information about student volunteer opportunities to Jessica Lester, Manager of School & Community Engagement: jlester@pvsd.org. Visit the Volunteering Vikings page here:
Business Sponsorship Opportunity
The PVSD Foundation is seeking businesses to sponsors its 10th annual Dodgeball Tournament on March 2. This is a great opportunity to get exposure in the Perkiomen Valley School District community while also supporting the Foundation. The Foundation provides grants to teachers to support innovative classroom learning. For more information, please visit our website for more information and forms. Go to pvsdfoundation.org and click on "Events".
PVSD Spring Community Ed Brochure
Click  HERE  to view  the Spring PVSD Community Ed Brochure
Ring in 2019 by starting a new exercise regimen or learning something new through PVSD's Community Education program. Our winter/early spring session is open now.  PVSD's Community Education program is proud to offer a full roster of continuing education classes this winter for people of all ages! You can access our brochure online  and register through our  webstore
PVSD Seeks Donations From The Community
Perkiomen Valley School District is seeking financial support to build a Viking statue on the Perkiomen Valley High School Campus that will stand as a permanent representation of our school district pride and also mark the district's 50th anniversary . The project costing $85,000 was recently approved by the school board. PV is now seeking funds to raise the money in time for a Spring 2019 dedication.

You can donate with a credit card by clicking HERE or mail a check payable to PVSD, Perkiomen Valley, SD Business Office, Attn: Viking Statue, 3 Iron Bridge Drive, Collegeville, PA 19426



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