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David Zellers, Director of Commerce for Montgomery County, Interviewed about MontcoStrong Small Business Grant Program

Watch this video interview with David Zellers, Director of Commerce for Montgomery County. “In order to begin progressing towards a full economic recovery, local governments must continue to provide support to help strengthen the business community in their regions. Montgomery County has recognized this and has been supporting local businesses through its MontcoStrong Small Business […]

Announcement May 6, 2020 – Round 2 of the MontcoStrong Small Business Grant Program. Application Window is May 13

May 6, 2020 From David Zellers, Jr. Director of Commerce, Montgomery County Commerce Department The Montgomery County Board of Commissioners announced that they are making available $5,000,000 in economic development funds to provide grants to eligible small businesses in Montgomery County for Round 2 of the MontcoStrong Small Business Grant Program. Round 2 grant awards […]

Focus on Members: American Heritage Credit Union Hosts Three Blood Drives; Estimated 330 Lives Saved

American Heritage Credit Union Hosts Three Blood Drives; Estimated 330 Lives Saved Montco Chamber Member American Heritage Credit Union (“American Heritage”), in partnership with the American Red Cross, recently hosted three blood drives, which featured more than 110 donors each donating a pint of blood.  Based on American Red Cross estimates, as many as 330 […]

Payroll Protection Program reopened April 27, 2020

SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan is designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on the payroll. The SBA will forgive loans if all employees are kept on the payroll for eight weeks and the money is used for payroll, rent, mortgage interest, or […]

Process to Reopen Pennsylvania

Process to Reopen Pennsylvania Posted on Governor Wolf’s website See the full article at: https://www.governor.pa.gov/process-to-reopen-pennsylvania/ Last updated: 8:30 a.m., April 23, 2020 The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is an unprecedented event that has impacted every part of the globe. Pennsylvania has seen a similar unprecedented burden of COVID-19 and has taken equally unprecedented measures […]

Special Introduction and Offers from Members Who Attended Our Virtual Business Exchange on April 21

The Chamber would like to recognize these terrific businesses, who are still working to serve you. Beacon Leadership, Laurie Cusic Laure is happy to offer a free virtual training session (through Zoom) on “Leading Your Team Through Stress.” Interested managers can contact her through email at: laurie.cusic@crestcom.com.  Here is a link to her profile: https://crestcom.com/leadership-trainer/laurie-cusic/ […]

April 6-Montgomery County Announces MontcoStrong Small Business Grant Program

April 6th, 2020 – Recognizing the need to provide support to strengthen our local businesses and communities, Montgomery County is providing $1 million in economic development funds to provide grants to eligible small businesses. Administered in partnership with the Redevelopment Authority of Montgomery County with the Montgomery County Commerce Department, eligible applicants may apply for […]