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PVCC Events
January 28, 2021
12PM - 1PM
Business Roundtable
Our monthly Business Roundtable luncheons are now virtual on ZOOM!
Join us for an interactive discussion and sharing of best practices among other business owners and key decision makers, right from the comforts of your home or office. We look forward to “seeing” everyone.
Pre-registration is required. After registering, you will receive a link with instructions to join the meeting.
TOPIC: Sales Tools - What We Do To Help Fertilize the Sales Pipeline
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED to receive meeting link
February 4, 2021
4:30PM - 5:30PM
PV Men [Virtual] Happy Hour

Join the fellas for Virtual PV Men Happy Hour Event! Enjoy great conversation and networking from the comforts of your home or office.
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED to receive meeting link
SuperBowl Squares Pool
Tickets Limited!
Back by popular demand...The Chamber's 2nd Annual Super Bowl Pool

Cost: $10 puts your name on 1 square, $20 buys two squares...etc...
Squares will be randomly assigned. Copy of completed pool will be sent to participants prior to the game. Prizes will be awarded Q1, Q2, Q3 and Final.

Hurry...limited to 100 tickets!
Friday, February 12, 2020
10:00AM - 11:00AM
PV Chamber [Virtual] Business Book Club

February Book Review: The Happiness Advantage
The 7 Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work

Everyone welcome to attend the PV Chamber Business Book Club! Please join us for a book discussion, and share what's on your reading wish-list. Time will be allotted to discuss other business related news including podcasts, movies/documentaries, publications, etc).

Note: Due to scheduling conflicts in December, we moved this book discussion to February. Please share ideas for 2021 reading list when you register.
Shop Local Deals
Now - February 28, 2021
Grow your business by listing a special offer on the PV Chamber Shop Local and Win website. Pfizer and Dow will share link in weekly e-news. Let's fill this site with offers!

To learn more, select the “Shop Local & Win” tab from the dropdown menu under “Chamber Events” at the top of our homepage. From there you can submit an offer, enter to win, view promotions, donate a prize and participate in our Annual Silent Auction (starts Dec 1st)! 

All welcome to participate (membership not required).
Sponsorships and Grants available. Call Chamber office for details 610-489-6660

Promotions good through February 28, 2021
March 27, 2021
9AM - Noon
The Chamber is hosting our first-ever
Secure Document Shredding Event!

Businesses and Residents are welcome to participate.

EVENT SPONSORS - this is a opportunity to connect with businesses and residents in the Perkiomen Valley region!

Thank you Universal Atlantic Systems for your sponsorship!

Sponsor Registration and Volunteer Sign-up will open next week!
A Message From The Chamber Office
Dear Chamber Members and Friends,

Happy Friday! We have some exciting news to share with you today. The chamber is busy planning 2021 events to support our member businesses and community. The tentative date for our First Annual Shredding Event will be Saturday, March 27th. Sign up to become a sponsor and showcase your business on weekly enews, event publications, signage and more! Call the Chamber office for details. Limited sponsorships available.

Tickets are on sale now for the 2021 PV Chamber Super Bowl Pool. The event is open to EVERYONE, so help spread the word. if all 100 tickets are sold, the payout will be as follows: Q1 $95, Halftime: $190, Q3 $95, Final $375. See official rules here.

The FREE COVID-Prevention Kit Program has been expanded: Kits are now available to businesses with 100 or fewer employees. Montco has updated the program to allow businesses to receive up to 7 kits. Pickup at the Chamber office on Wednesday, January 27th from 9:00am - 1PM, and Thursday, January 28th from 9AM - 5PM, or call for an appointment. Please help spread the word....membership not required. Kits are free - funded through the CARES Act. Contact the Chamber office at 610-489-6660 for reservations and questions. Read more.

The Chamber is seeking members to join the 2021 Events & Fundraising Committee. The Events Committee will help create, plan and execute exceptional events tailored toward producing member engagement and fundraising efforts. Plans are already underway for new events in 2021, including our first "Shredding Day" event for business and community. We are excited to plan the 2021 golf tournament, annual night out at Reading Phils and who knows what else...cornhole tournament, outdoor expo, restaurant events, Mixers??? Join the 2021 Events and Fundraising Committee and help us plan for a successful 2021! For more information, email renee@pvchamber.net

Start the new year by saving money saving money on your electric bill! We are excited to offer a great opportunity for members to switch to affordable renewable energy with our new Chamber Affinity Program! Sunrise Power & Gas provides electricity to homes and small businesses that is 100 percent powered by renewable resources. Sign up your business with Sunrise Power & Gas and save up to 20% compared to PECO’s commercial rate. Call us at 888-538-7001 (Option 3) or send a copy of your bill to info@sunrisepowerandgas.com to learn how much you can save. Include “PV Chamber” in the subject line and be eligible to win a $50 gift card. No cost to switch and no enrollment fees. Just a fixed rate for the term you choose. Learn more at www.sunrisepowerandgas.com.

The PV Chamber Shop Local & Win Campaign is underway. Look for details in this email to shop savings offers and promote your business. Program is open to members and non-member businesses. Participation is affordable. Call the chamber office with questions or to request COVID-19 program discount.

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

Stay safe and healthy,

Renee Blomstrom
Executive Director
Welcome New Members!
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The following organizations joined the PV Chamber this past year! 
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All Current PV Chamber Members can be found in the Directory on our Website
COVID-19 Resource Hub
Second Draw PPP Loans

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) provides loans to help businesses keep their workforce employed during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. SBA is currently offering:
SBA also offers additional Coronavirus relief.
Program funded through CARES Act. Read more

Montco has expanded the program guidelines and businesses may receive up to 7 kits!

Businesses that received kits in 2020, are still eligible to receive additional kits (within the guidelines)

Kit PICKUP @ Chamber office:
Wednesday, January 27th from 9AM - 1PM

Thursday, January 28th from 9AM - 5PM

or CALL 610-489-6660 or email info@pvchamber.net to schedule and appointment.
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 Resource Hubs
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
Cafe' 2020 and UC Bookstore Open
Join us as we celebrate the winter season with Merry on Main, featuring a limited opening of our new welcome center, the Schellhase Commons, home to both Café 2020 and the Ursinus Bookstore.
For hours and more information visit ursinus.edu/MerryOnMain. Read more
Member Savings
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Montgomery County Updates
Montgomery County COVID-19 Testing

Montgomery County is now offering free COVID-19 testing, for all ages, at six sites across the county. This testing is made possible by CARES Act funding that has been allocated directly to the County.

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 Webinars
Webinar was held Dec. 4th. Due to time constraints, we were unable to answer all questions live during the program. Your voice matters - and we are committed to securing the information and guidance you need to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. All outstanding questions have been submitted to the Wolf Administration and responses will be shared as soon as they are made available.
Virtual Town Hall with Dr. Brian Broker
The Science Behind COVID-19
To view Dr. Broker's PowerPoint slideshow, copy and paste the link below into a browser:
Listen to our virtual town hall discussion with Gene Barr, President and CEO of PA Chamber of Business and Industry.
To listen to Town Hall with Gene Barr, copy and paste the URL below into a browser:
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.