Entries by Fred Gaffney

SBA Re-Opening Paycheck Protection Program to Small Lenders on January 15 and All Lenders on January 19

The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the U.S. Treasury Department, re-opened the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan portal to PPP-eligible lenders with $1 billion or less in assets for First and Second Draw applications on Friday, January 15, 2021.  The portal will fully open on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 to all participating PPP lenders […]

Member News- January 13, 2021

  McKonly & Asbury Expands Leadership Team McKonly & Asbury – a regional accounting and business advisory services firm – announced the addition of two new partners and a new principal to their leadership team. The firm’s dedication to provide superior, personalized service to their clients is a testament to their leadership. The partners and […]

Make Employees Your First Line of Cybersecurity Defense

From InnoTek Computer Consulting, Inc. For any organization, its employees are its biggest assets. But what happens when your biggest assets turn out to be your greatest threats or liabilities? That is how cybercrime can change the game. In a recent study, it came to light that employee actions account for about 70% of the […]

PA Department of Health Releases Updated COVID-19 Interim Vaccination Plan

After receiving additional prioritization recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, the Pennsylvania Department of Health released an updated COVID-19 Interim Vaccination Plan on Friday, January 8, 2021, that reflects those additional federal recommendations.  Below is a summary from the Wolf Administration of the updated Phases 1A, 1B, 1C (which is new) and Phase 2.  Full details, including all CDC-designated […]

Guidance on New Paycheck Protection Program Announced

The U.S. Small Business Administration and U.S. Treasury Department have provided guidance on the re-opening of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for small businesses. Member accounting firm McKonly & Asbury provides updated details of the program. The Chamber will be partnering with McKonly & Asbury on a webinar to help members understand this and other […]