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Golf Committee Meeting
April 17, 2019
PVCC Office, 351 E. Main Street, Collegeville

Help us plan the June 10th Golf Outing!  First committee meeting will be held on this Wednesday at the Chamber office. Light lunch served.   
To RSVP for the meeting, contact Renee Blomstrom, 610-489-6660 or email 
April 24, 2019
8:30AM- 9:30AM  
PVCC Office, 351 E. Main Street

SOLD OUT!  Please email to be added to wait-list, or sign up for the June session here.
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! 
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Business Roundtable Luncheon
April 25, 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
Topic: Sales Strategy
April Mixer
Monday, April 29, 2019
4:30PM - 6:30PM
Mixer at Bella Persone Salon 
Co-sponsored by Kimberton Whole Foods and 
Club Pilates Collegeville

Three PVCC businesses have teamed up to bring you a fun-filled business card exchange. Network with clients and chamber members, sample food from KWF and sip on kombucha mocktails, meet the staff at Bella Persone Salon and meet Carla Oliva, owner of Club Pilates Collegeville.  And if that's not enough...enter to win one of three FABULOUS gift baskets! 
Register TODAY to reserve member discount on book!
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!  RSVP by April 15th to reserve a copy of  "Who Moved My Cheese".

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June 10, 2019
PVCC Annual Golf Outing
Spring Ford Country Club

Join the 2019 Golf Committee: email for meeting dates.
Dow Business Expo
Thank you to all volunteers, exhibitors, and good bag contributors!  Visit the Chamber's FaceBook page to view photos by Scillia Photography!  
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The following organizations joined the PV Chamber this Calendar Year! 
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Employment Opportunities
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
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. 
Sebastian Riding Associates  celebrated the completion of our second arena, which was fully funded through local foundation grants, business sponsors, generous large donors and many kind donations from individuals in the SRA family with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Community Open House. View event photos including pictures with Vinnie (our dwarf mini) on Sebastian Riding Associates FaceBook Page!
Sebastian Riding Associates, 3589 Water Street Road, Collegeville, PA. 610-489-3741 or visit   www.sebastianriding.orgor more information. 
Now - May 10, 2019 

Pamper Mom on Mother's Day! Save 15% on Mother's Day Spa Package Gift Cards at Eden Day Spa and Salon, 378 W. Main Street, Trappe. 610-489-0800
April 17, 2019 @ 11:45am - 115pm
Tips on How to Improve Your Credit Score presented by  SCORE TriCounty. A low credit score can paralyze you and your business opportunities. SCORE can help. Learn from an expert about :  Factors that make a difference in your business' ability to secure funding; What goes into your credit score calculation; Tips on how to improve your credit score.  A lite lunch buffet will be served. This event will be held at Studio 36 Bead Shop and Artisans Gallery, 105 E. High Street, Pottstown, PA 19464  
April 18, 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 
April 18, 2019 Sang Mi Chung, piano
May 16, 2019 Thad Shirey, baritone
June 20, 2019 Randy MacIver, tuba
April 18, 2019 @ 1:00pm

Spring Clean Up at Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy!  Come help us get the Conservancy ready for Spring! Rake leaves, pick up sticks and trash and help us get things looking fresh. This is scheduled during Spring Break for many schools, so come out and get some service hours!  PWC, 1 Skippack Pike, Schwenksville. 
April 20, 2019 @ 9:00am - 1:00pm

Saturday, April 20th marks Living History Day and the Opening of a Farmers' Market  at the Speaker's House.  Guided tours of the Muhlenberg and Speaker's Houses. Special demonstration of making Pennsylvania German Easter eggs; make your own for just $1! Parking will be available at St. Luke's UCC, 200 W. Main Street, Trappe.   
This year Day Spring Farm, with artisenal sheep's milk cheeses; Lucky Seven Farm, with free range organic eggs; and the Ursinus College organic farm join with the Speaker's House's Historic Kitchen Garden to offer their organic products.  Speaker's House, 151 W. Main Street, Trappe.  
Contact for more information or visit
April 21, 2019 @ 10AM-2PM and 4PM - 7PM
Join us for Easter Brunch & Dinner Buffet at Davinci's Restaurant and Pub! Brunch will be served 10am - 2pm and dinner buffet from 4-7pm.  Burnch $24 Adults & $11 Children 10 and under. Dinner $27 Adults & $12 Children 10 and under.  Reservations suggested 610-831-1955. More details, click here. 
April 23, 2019 @ 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Make Sense Out of Your Small Business Financial Reports 
Hosted by SCORE TriCounty at the NEW SBA Offices in King of Prussia (They Moved). A Business' financial reports show the results of a complete examination.A must for any entrepreneur. The language of business world-wide, big or small, is a business' financial statements. Join us for an informative 90 minute workshop on computing financial budget projections and understanding reports that show the actual results of your business.
Register Now! 
April 24, 2019 @ 10:30am - 11;45am
Make Sense Out of Your Small Business Financial Reports 
Hosted by SCORE TriCounty at the NEW SBA Offices in King of Prussia (They Moved). A Business' financial reports show the results of a complete examination.A must for any entrepreneur. The language of business world-wide, big or small, is a business' financial statements. Join us for an informative 90 minute workshop on computing financial budget projections and understanding reports that show the actual results of your business.
Register Now!
April 24, 2019 @ 9:00AM - 11:00AM
Business Seminar - Business Financial Literacy presented by The Victory Bank. Did you know? Overall, only 32% of business owners are equipped to handle their own finances. Our Business Financial Literacy Seminar will help you better understand the importance of getting a strong financial understanding; from forming an advisory team, working with professional services, tools to better your business, and much more. Contact at us at to register or for more information.
April 25th - April 27th
Final Spring Dinner & a Show: Ursinus College's Acclaimed Spring Dance Concert. Along with student-choreographed work, this spring's UCDC concert features hip-hop choreography, a tap dance piece, and the annual return of the African Dance Residency with Jeannine Osayande and Dunya Performing Arts Company.  Kaleidoscope Performing Arts Center - Lenfest Theater.  For more information about dinner and a show.
April 27, 2019 @  9:00am
The Lenape Challenge is a unique adventure race that combines 5 miles of off-road running with 2.5 miles of paddling on the Perkiomen Creek. The course starts at the Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy in Schwenksville and takes you on a romp through fields, woods and up over the slopes at Spring Mount. After a wicked climb and maddening decent, you'll hit the Perkiomen Creek for an epic 2.5 miles of boulder dodging and rapid running. You'll finish the race with a dash to the finish! Presented by The Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy.
Not a member? Choose registration plus membership at check-out and register today!
Memberships are good for the entire family and help you same on the Challenge and other great Conservancy events and programs.
April 28, 2019 @  5:00pm
All welcome to attend the Speaker's House Party for Preservation Fundraising Gala!  The Speaker's House, home of Frederick Muhlenberg-first Speaker of the U.S. House-will host a fundraiser gala on April 28 including a special presentation of the Speaker's Choice Award to R. Scott Stephenson, President and CEO of the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia. 
The Community Music School of Trappe will provide live music, and there will be a silent auction featuring works of art made by local craftspeople and unique experiences at area historic sites and museums. All proceeds from this event directly support the restoration of the historic Frederick Muhlenberg house; projects for this year include restoring the cooking fireplace and front door. Silent auction donations, program advertising, and sponsorship opportunities are available. To buy tickets or learn more, visit  
Lisa Minardi, Executive Director, Phone: (610) 489-2105,
April 28, 2019 @  2:00pm
All welcome to attend Free "Tech Talks" Technoloty Workshop presented by Ursinus College. Older adults and anyone mystified by technology are welcome to attend this casual workshop hosted by one-on-one student mentors. Bring all your questions and devices!  Ursinus College Innovation & Discovery Center.  More information, visit Tech Talks website, or contact 510-552-4443 or email for more information. 

May 4, 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.
May 4, 2019 @  9:00am - 1:00pm

Matthew Wismer, Trappe's Mayor who owns Northern Star Farm, is opening a farmers' market on his farm beginning May 4 and continuing through the summer and fall. Interested vendors and shoppers are invited to call 215-859-7302 or click here!
Northern Star Farm, 112 E. 3rd Ave, Trappe. 
May 4, 2019 @  2:00pm - 4:00pm

The Lower Providence Community Library will host a Local Author Event - Join us and discover seven authors from our area! Hear them read from their books and talk with them about their writing process. Books will be available for purchase. Authors taking part in this this special afternoon include; Tina Cambria, Veronica Forand, Jacqueline Jayne, Miranda Montrose, Rachell Nichole, Susan Scott Shelley and Suzette Riddick.
This program is free and open to the public.  Registration requested. Please email, 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 to see information about more great programs.
May 4, 2019 @  9:30am

Community Music School's annual PERFORMATHON is coming up on May 4th and we need your help!  This event is an all-day marathon student recital fund-raiser, where students from our 450+ student body raise sponsorships for their performance. All proceeds benefit our student scholarship fund that provides merit and need-based scholarships, AND free or discounted programming for our students and our community. Last year, we were able to award nearly $10,000 to CMS students who otherwise may not have been able to advance their love for music. We would not be able to provide the nearly 50 free masterclasses, workshops and recitals for our students or 40 free events for the community without funds raised through Performathon!  We need your help to make this event a huge success! There are so many ways to get involved. Visit for more details.
May 7, 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  
May 8, 2019 @  12:00pm

Phillies Game Day at The Victory Bank! Complimentary food and beverages provided at our Limerick location. Events begin at 12:00pm, games to start shortly thereafter. These are very casual events, stop in for a quick hello and a bite to eat, or stay to watch the entire game. We will host a second game day on September 5th. 
See you then...and please feel free to bring a friend! Details online
May 11, 2019 @  10:00am - 4:00pm

Join us at Peter Wentz Farmstead for the Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy will be selling over 130 different native species of perennial flowering plants, ferns, vines, and grasses in 4 inch pots. Prices will range from $4.00 - $20.00. The sale will also feature native trees and shrubs from Behmerwald Nursery, expert advice from Conservancy staff, a free Tree Identification Walk and a Rain Barrel Workshop  (pre-registration required). 
Peter Wentz Farmstead, 2030 Shearer Rd, Lansdale, PA 19446
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 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 
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 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
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 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, 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! 
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: 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 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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