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PVCC Events
Thursday, May 13 @ 4PM
Chill-Out Networking Hour
Enjoy free shaved ice and network with local business leaders!

PLEASE PARK AT TRAPPE BOROUGH PARKING LOT, 525 W. MAIN ST.
KONA ICE TRUCK WILL BE PARKED IN CHAMBER LOT (NEXT TO TRAPPE BOROUGH PARK).
Father's Day T-Shirt Sale
The PV Chamber is hosting a Father's Day T-shirt Sale! Shirt prices start at $14.99 for sizes S-XL. Extended sizes available to 4XLT! Orders can be picked up at the Chamber office.
We appreciate your support! A portion from each shirt purchase will be donated to the chamber to help us continue to support our members.
Monday, May 17 @ 3pm
PVCC Fundraising/Events Committee
All welcome to attend Zoom Meeting to help plan 2021-22 events!
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)
Thursday, May 26 @ 10am
PVCC Golf Committee
The largest committee of year! Golfers and non-golfers welcome to help plan the much anticipated 2021 Golf Outing!
Thursday, May 26 @ 5PM - 7PM
Grand Opening Mixer
Boston Scott Golf

Join us for the Grand Opening Celebration of Boston Scott Golf!
Networking, games and prizes, shopping discounts tour the outdoor mobile showroom or come inside to the stunning showroom.

Thursday, May 27 @ Noon
Business Roundtable
Join business leaders to discuss " Business Skillsets & Training"
Friday, May 27 @ 4:30PM
PV Men Happy Hour Networking
Join the fellas for Happy Hour Networking via Zoom
Friday, June 11 @ Noon
PVCC Book Club
All welcome to attend Part II Book Discussion: How to Win Friends and Influence People
PV Chamber Summer Mixer
Wednesday, June 16th
3pm - 6pm

Let's RECONNECT!

Please join us for a casual get together at the PV Chamber office. Enjoy food and refreshments and network business leaders
Sponsored by
PV Chamber Annual Golf Outing
August 9, 2021
Spring Ford Country Club
Scramble Format
We anticipate a sell-out event...register TODAY!

Join the growing list of sponsors...
Eagle Eye Inspection Pro, LLC
A Message From The Chamber Office
Dear Chamber Members and Friends,

I hope to see you at the Kona Ice Networking Hour on Thursday, May 13th at 4pm! Please park in the lot behind Trappe Borough building (525 W. Main Street, Trappe) and walk through the park to where you will see the Kona Ice truck. be sure to pickup information about the PV Chamber's upcoming events, including our very first Father's Day T-Shirt Sale!

In a press release today, Governor Wolf’s office said the event and gathering maximum occupancy limits will be increased to 50 percent for indoor events and gatherings and 75 percent for outdoor events and gatherings effective next Monday at 12:01 a.m. Presently the current limit is 25% for indoor events and gatherings and 50% for outdoor. Municipalities, school districts, restaurants and venues will be able to implement their own, stricter mitigation measures, if desired. An event or gathering is defined as a temporary grouping of individuals for defined purposes, that takes place over a limited timeframe, such as hours or days. For example, events and gatherings include fairs, festivals, concerts or shows and groupings that occur within larger, more permanent businesses, such as shows or performances within amusements parks, individual showings of movies on a single screen/auditorium within a multiplex, business meetings or conferences, or each party or reception within a multiroom venue.

And in news from Pfizer: Adolescents 12 to 15 could qualify for shots as soon as Thursday after the Food and Drug Administration granted emergency use authorization to the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for the age group!

We are excited to welcome two new members this month! Moyer Outdoor/Indoor offers a wide range of residential and commercial services throughout Bucks, Montgomery and Surrounding Counties. Indoor Services: Heating Fuels, Propane, Pest Control, Heat & Air, Plumbing, and Water Quality. Outdoor Services: Lawn Care, Tree & Shrub Care and Pool & Spa Care. For more information, email Cathy Gear Cathy.gear@emoyer.com. And a big welcome to Olympus Building Services, a world-class provider of higher education janitorial services, delivering exceptional service and support, and cleaner facilities to our customers nationwide. Olympus is the janitorial services provider for our very own, Ursinus College!

As you can see from all of the upcoming events listed at the top of enews this week, our Events Committee has been hard at work! In addition, the Golf Committee has been making outreach calls to potential golfers and sponsors to hype up the August 9th Golf Outing. Check out the Golf Outing Page, or contact the Chamber office to discuss custom sponsorships.

We are thrilled to receive strong membership renewals and excited to know you are making the most of these challenging times. As you all know, the mail has been an issue this year, so if you did not receive a renewal notice, please contact the PV Chamber office. Over the next few weeks I will be mailing the 2021-22 Membership placards to everyone that has renewed. Please proudly display the placard prominently in your place of business. We are also looking into Membership window clings...send an email to info@pvchamber.net to request a PV Chamber Member window cling.

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!
A world-class provider of higher education janitorial services, delivering exceptional service and support, and cleaner facilities to our customers nationwide

 Indoor Services: Heating Fuels, Propane, Pest Control, Heat & Air, Plumbing, and Water Quality.
Outdoor Services: Lawn Care, Tree & Shrub Care and Pool & Spa Care. 

Small one-on-one fitness training studio. PVCC members receive 20% off 4 and 8 sessions packages.
10% off the 12 sessions package.

Cleaning and organizing business serving residents and businesses in Chester, Montgomery and
Berks Counties
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
Thursday, May 13 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 Digital Spark
Apply for summer program
A special opportunity for students to use their skills in an effort to support local businesses develop an online presence in the Collegeville area.

The U-Imagine Center for Integrative and Entrepreneurial studies is pleased to announce that Ursinus College has been granted another round of funding to provide support to 10 local small businesses this summer through its Digital Spark program, free of charge.
Digital Spark partners college students with small businesses or startups for 8 weeks in the summer to provide digital media services. This year we are hoping to provide hybrid services, with students working 2 days remotely and 2 days on-site, should circumstances permit. This program has provided support to 72 businesses in our community over the last 5 years.  Students are paid a stipend from the college and work with their business client on a project that can reasonably be completed in 8 weeks. Areas of need that could be supported include, but are not limited to:
  • Marketing/Communications
  • Digital Marketing promotions for a launch of a new product initiative or start-up
  • Development or enhancement of Social Media/Digital Marketing presence
  • Competitive Analysis/Market Research
  • Data Collection and Organization

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!
BEST OF BEEF & BOURBON PAIRING WITH BRIAN PROPP
May 21, 2021
5:30pm - 8:30pm

S&B Event Concepts and Catering is hosting a Beef & Bourbon pairing with special guest Brian Propp of the Philadelphia Flyers!
Enjoy 4-course tasting
Limited indoor/outdoor seating.
Try one of Brian's Cigars!
Purchase Tickets at www.snbevents.com/events
529 College Planning Day
May 27 @ 12:00 - 1:00pm
Virtual program

Investment Strategies and Portfolio Construction: 10 Myths about College Savings Plans
Presenter: Stephen Jagard
529 Business Development Specialist- Northeast Division
Perkiomen Creek Sojourn
June 5, 2021
Explore the scenic beauty and hidden treasures of the Perkiomen. Do some boulder dodging. Battle the dams and rapids. Chat with old friends and make some new ones. Enjoy lunch at Cranberry Park, and learn a little about this gem winding through our own backyards. Bring your own canoe or kayak or rent one from us!
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
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.
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.