e-NEWS
Thank you to our E-NEWS Sponsors!
PVCC Events
Monday, April 19 @ 3pm
PVCC Fundraising/Events Committee
All welcome to attend Zoom Meeting to help plan 2021-22 events!
Thursday, April 22 @ 10am
PVCC Golf Committee
The largest committee of year! Golfers and non-golfers welcome to help plan the much anticipated 2021 Golf Outing!
Thursday, April 29 @ Noon
Business Roundtable
Join business leaders to discuss "Positives From The Pandemic"
Thursday, May 13 @ 4PM
Kona Ice Networking Hour
Join business leaders for a chilled networking event at PVCC Office
Thursday, May 20 @ 10am
Cyber Security Workshop
Each attendee will be entitled to a dark web scan for their firm.
Hybrid Event - Attend via Zoom or in-person (limited seating)
Friday, June 11 @ Noon
PVCC Book Club
All welcome to attend Part II Book Discussion: How to Win Friends and Influence People
PV Chamber Annual Meeting Recap
The PV Chamber Annual Meeting was held on Wednesday, March 31st. The program was recorded and can be viewed using the link below. Thanks to the event sponsors and congratulations to 2021-2022 Chairman of the Board, Bob Clark, Interface Financial Group and the 2021-2022 Board of Directors.
Keynote Address presented by David Zellers
“MontcoStrong – From Resiliency to a Prosperous Future”. 
Sponsored by
Congratulations 2021-2022 Board Directors
SAVE THE DATE...August 9, 2021
PV Chamber Annual Golf Outing
Plans for the Chamber's Annual Golf Outing are underway!

This year's outing will be played on Monday, August 9th at Spring Ford County Club. Look for more details in future enews.
A Message From The Chamber Office
Dear Chamber Members and Friends,

Well, it's Spring and that means we will soon enjoy warmer weather and opportunities to gather in-person at outdoor events! Yay! I miss seeing you all so much! Hope to see you at the Kona Ice Networking Hour on Thursday, May 13th at 4pm!

I would like to thank all of our members that quickly made payments to the annual dues invoices that were sent earlier this month. I am thrilled to see strong membership renewals and excited to know you are making the most of these challenging times. We are working hard behind the scenes to adapt existing programs and create new ones to help our members connect with business leaders and community, grow their businesses and thrive. Additionally, we continue to urge State leaders to support pro-business programs and legislation. Please consider joining the new Fundraising/Events Committee (details above), or send your program ideas to renee@pvchamber.net. Additionally, we continue to urge State leaders to support pro-business programs and legislation.

We are excited to introduce three members this month! Mane Fitness is a small one-on-one fitness studio located in the heart of Collegeville. Trainer, Jumane Buchanan is offering PVCC members 20% off 4 and 8 sessions packages, and 10% off 12 sessions packages! Boston Scott Golf is a men's and juniors golf apparel company located in Collegeville. PVCC Members save 20% your Boston Scott Golf order when use code "chamber20". Save the date for their Grand Opening Mixer on May 26th (more details to follow)! And a big welcome to Help At Home With Pam, a cleaning and organization business serving residents and commercial clients in Montgomery, Berks and Chester Counties.

Follow the Chamber's FaceBook page and COVID-19 Resource Hub for timely updates.

I hope you all have a wonderful weekend!

Stay safe and healthy,

Renee Blomstrom
Executive Director
renee@pvchamber.net 
610-489-6660
Welcome New Members!
Small one-on-one fitness training studio. PVCC members receive 20% off 4 and 8 sessions packages.
10% off the 12 sessions package.

Mens and juniors golf apparel. PVCC members save 20% when use code "chamber20" at checkout.

Cleaning and organizing business serving residents and businesses in Chester, Montgomery and
Berks Counties

Helping students do better in school and on college entrance exam!
$100 off Academic Evaluation and/or 5% discount off Learning Center & Exam Prep programs

The following organizations joined the PV Chamber this past year! 
 Click on a business name for more information. 
All Current PV Chamber Members can be found in the Directory on our Website
COVID-19 Resource Hub
Second Draw PPP Loans - Deadline Extended!

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) provides loans to help businesses keep their workforce employed during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. THE DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO MAY 31, 2021. SBA is currently offering:
SBA also offers additional Coronavirus relief.

Businesses interested in PPP loans should apply ASAP as funds are limited!
No-Cost PPE Kits
Pickup available at Chamber office on
Wednesday, April 21 from 9am - 5pm
or call to reserve your kit(s) and schedule pickup time 610-489-6660 or email info@pvchamber.net.
Montco expanded the program to offer up to 7 kits per small business
Chamber membership is not a program requirement - all welcome to participate
Small Business Funding
PA 30 Day Fund , provides forgivable loans for Pennsylvania-based small businesses and is eager to see an increase in applications from eligible small businesses in Montgomery County, particularly in applications from eligible minority and/or women owned businesses.  The forgivable loan is intended to provide immediate financial assistance (within maximum 3 days).
PV Chamber COVID-19 Resource Hub
Bookmark the PV Chamber's COVID-19 Resource Hub for up-to-date information for business owners, employers and residents.
  • County, State and Federal Resource Links
  • Member-to-Member Resources
  • Webinars & Recordings
  • Brighter Side
  • Event News
Montgomery County COVID-19 Daily Press Releases can be viewed here.
PA Chamber of Business & Industry
Bringing PA Back is an initiative of the PA Chamber to help businesses re-open prepared and stronger. The site contains resources to help prepare your workplace, welcome back employees and customers.
Member Advertisement
Employment Opportunities
Member News
Ursinus College Dance Company
Spring Concert
April 22, 23, 24
The Ursinus College Dance Company will perform outdoors, in a unique, site specific concert featuring works that will explore what it means to make art in 2021 as an act of resilience and hope. Performances April 22, 23, and 24
Berman Museum of Art Spring Exhibition
Opens April 29
Visit the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art online this spring!

On view is Strata, a multi-sensory installation by Canadian artist Shannon Collis; and Testaments, a diverse vocabulary of portraiture to bear witness to the contemporary Black experience by artist Kris Graves. 
See other virtual exhibitions, curator and faculty tours, and more.
The Annual Student Exhibition opens online Thursday, April 29.
Wedding Open House & Showcase
May 16, 2021
1pm - 4pm
S&B Event Concepts and Catering is partnering with Westover Golf Club and is hosting an OPEN HOUSE 

Stop by and see how beautiful your wedding or special event can be at Westover Golf Club. Tour the venue, meet our other vendors, enjoy live music and sample our delicious cuisine.
Giveaways, Giveaways, Giveaways! 
Multiple ballrooms and plenty of space for social distancing 
ONE DAY ONLY BOOKING SPECIALS & AMAZING DEALS!
Renaissance Academy's 8th Annual Golf Outing
June 14, 2021
Open to public!
The outing will be held at Landis Creek Golf Club, 765 N Lewis Rd, Royersford, PA. Registration and breakfast begins 7:30 am, with a shot gun start at 9:00 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.
Business Partnership Program
Central Perk Youth Association
CPYA is a self-funded, non-profit organization that has been providing positive Baseball and Softball experiences for over 850 boys and girls annually in the Perkiomen Valley for the last 55 years. 
With the spring season upon us, we are thrilled to announce the release of our NEW Partnership Program gives area businesses like yours an opportunity to give back to the community, while promoting your company at the CPYA complex and our active CPYA Social Media Network. Packages start at only $100 and may be tax-deductible. All proceeds benefit the boys and girls who are part of CPYA, as well as maintaining and upgrading our complex. 
Please consider stepping up to the plate and consider a CPYA Partnership package. Remember, people want to patronize Local Businesses, but especially those that SUPPORT Local Civic and Community Organizations. 
…When you partner with CPYA, you are partnering with the PV Community!

CPYA PARTNESHIP INFO: www.cpyaonline.com/sponsors
CONTACT:
Steve Troutman, CPYA Sponsorship
215.272.2527 | stroutman@yahoo.com
Member Savings
One-on-one Personal Fitness Training

Member to Member Discount:
20% off 4 and 8 sessions packages. 10% off the 12 sessions package.
$350 off Invisalign or Braces

Anyone that wants to set up a complimentary consultation can call the office at 610-489-6032. 
This offer is good for new patients only. This offer cannot be combined with any other offer, promotion, or insurance adjustment. Offer expires in 4 weeks. 
Men's and Juniors Golf Apparel

Special offer for PV Chamber members families:
Receive 20% off your order when you
use code "chamber 20" at checkout

100% Natural All Organic Cold, Cough, & Flu Remedy to stop infections in their tracks!

Save on your online orders using these coupon codes
Save 10% on online orders by using the coupon code “givemeone”

Save 20% on online order for two or more items using the coupon code “twoormore“
Helping students do better in school and on college entrance exam!

Special offer for PV Chamber members families:
Receive $100 off Academic Evaluation and/or
5% discount off Learning Center & Exam Prep programs

Train where professional athletes train!

PV Chamber members and their immediate family can save 10% on Athletes Arbor memberships. Mention "PV Chamber" when speaking with a representative.
484-973-1555
Montgomery County Updates
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) requires local workforce development boards and workforce regions to develop and publish a strategic plan every four years that details workforce service delivery and compliance. The Montgomery County Workforce Development Board, MontcoWorks, is proud to post the Fiscal Years 2021-2024 WIOA Local Plan along with the Southeastern Pennsylvania Regional Plan for 30-day public comment beginning on February 24, 2021. The plans are available through the following links:

PA Career Link of Montgomery County is relocating from 1855 New Hope Street, Norristown, PA to a newly renovated location within the Human Services Center (HSC) at 1430 DeKalb Street, Norristown PA. The new office is scheduled to open to the public by appointment only on August 17, 2020.
Chamber Advocacy
Recorded Webinar
In March, Dr. Robert McMurtrie presented the currently available vaccines and Dr. Broker spoke about changes in recommendations for those who are vaccinated. Audience Q&A followed their presentations.
We want to share YOUR upcoming events in E-News and Community Calendar.
Pass It On
The PV Chamber Board of Directors encourages you to forward this email to friends and associates. For membership information contact Renee Blomstrom, Executive Director.