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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 […]

Our First Ever Zoom Business Exchange was a big success. We are staying connected. See Offers

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our FIRST EVER virtual business exchange! Each participant got a chance to introduce themselves and their business, then we discussed strategies for how to continuing to serve customers and clients. Here are some of the special offers and ideas shared by the group: Access Services by Hannah¬†Merchesen […]

SBA Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

SBA Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources Health and government officials are working together to maintain the safety, security, and health of the American people. Small businesses are encouraged to do their part to keep their employees, customers, and themselves healthy. Paycheck Protection Program The Paycheck Protection Program prioritizes millions of Americans employed […]

3/25 Governor Wolf announces the COVID-19 Working Capital Access Program, offers 0% loans up to $100,000

3/25/2020: During today’s press briefing Governor Wolf announced the COVID-19 Working Capital Access Program will offer 0% loans up to $100,000 Montgomery County Department of Commerce: Working with economic development partners in southeastern Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (PA DCED), Montgomery County companies are eligible to apply for the Pennsylvania […]