April news & updates

Special thanks to all of our partners as we work together to support one another. I am grateful for our community leaders in Monroe County, thank you ALL! I’d like to highlight a few …
  • The Chamber’s COVID 19 Grant Fund helped a number of our businesses thanks to the support from the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber Foundation and following businesses – we appreciate your support! CLICK HERE to read testimonials from some of our Pocono businesses.
  • BB&T now Truist
  • Capital BlueCross
  • Dynegy
  • Equinox Benefits Consulting
  • ESSA Bank and Trust
  • Nelligan
  • Unum
  • Walmart/Sams Club Foundation
  • Wells Fargo

  • Thank you to the PMVB for your partnership and support as we work to re-open our business community with valuable resources! CLICK HERE to view their "Reopening the Poconos" page; a resource for tourism businesses in the Poconos outlining the process of reopening to the public.

  • Thank you to our healthcare leaders – Elizabeth Wise, Lehigh Valley Health Network, Pocono and Don Seiple, St. Luke’s Monroe Campus for keeping us informed on a weekly as we navigate COVID-19. Thank you to the healthcare workers on the front lines… we appreciate you!
And to all, we are here for you , please stay connected with the chamber team, join us on a virtual event, check us out on social media, give us a call!

Please stay safe … social distance, wear a mask, wash your hands … take care of yourself and we’ll all be together again soon.

Marlyn Kissner, Executive Vice President, Northern Region
Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce
Carbon Chamber and Economic Development
Greater Pocono Chamber of Commerce
Mobile: 610.751.4932

Advertising in The Chamber’s business directory is your link to the region’s business leaders and decision makers. You can’t afford to miss this opportunity. Prominently place a display ad in the directory to boost your exposure to member businesses and help your company shine. For 110 years, the Pocono Chamber has demonstrated its commitment to providing an optimum business environment for its members. Members work together on one of the Chamber’s committees/task forces or in other ways to enhance our quality of life and to promote progress. As Monroe County continues to grow each year, so does the scope of the Chamber’s work.

Simply email the following information to Liz Blose today!
  • Company Name
  • Company Address
  • Company Phone Number
  • Special/Discount/Takeout/Promo/Curbside Option you want to be listed. (You can specify if you are doing daily specials and where they can refer to view them.)

If you already have your business listed please be sure to make sure your listing is up to date!

Any business (member or non-member) can be listed on this resource page as long as all the information above is submitted.
Pocono Mountains COVID-19 Week 3 Briefing Featuring PCC's Marlyn Kissner

Stay up-to-date with weekly COVID-19 briefings every Friday at 10AM available live on Pocono Television Network, Blue Ridge CommunicationsTV13 + channel 734, and YouTube. From healthcare to the latest local statistics, tune in weekly to hear a panel of community leaders discuss the latest information on COVID-19. FOR MORE INFORMATION CLICK HERE!
Main Street Grant Program Still Accepting Applications

Proposals are due by May 31, 2020 for projects to be completed July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. Requests will be thoughtfully reviewed, and applicants will be notified by July 30, 2020.


A resource for tourism businesses in the Poconos outlining the process of reopening to the public.

This site is a  resource  of information about COVID-19 and updates throughout the Pocono Mountains region including  local hospital information property closures restaurant offerings  and  event  changes. These pages are updated regularly.
Resource pages for  Lehigh Valley Health Network Pocono  and  St. Luke’s University Health Network Pocono  offer information on health-related issues due to COVID-19.
The Monroe County Office of Emergency Management presents the  CodeRED  Emergency Alert System. When you register for CodeRED you will receive emergency alerts including, COVID-19 information, Amber Alerts, road closures, and weather warnings. 
More Help from PPL Electric Utilities Customers in Unprecedented Times
We’ll power through COVID-19 together. The impacts of the coronavirus epidemic are everywhere. There is the sad toll of illnesses and lives lost. There are economic repercussions in millions of lost jobs, closed businesses and more. The economic effects may make it harder for some customers to pay their electric bill and we’ve taken steps to help. CLICK HERE TO KEEP READING
Making Your Own Mask
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