SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans for Coronavirus Related Economic Disruptions

Through the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program, Small Business Owners are eligible to apply for a low-interest loan due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). This loan is intended to allocate for a sufficient amount of funds to cover 6-months of operating expenses for the small business. Loan Application Process The Small Business Administration has… Read more »



Message From The FTC Regarding Coronavirus Scams

A Message From The Federal Trade Commission Regarding Coronavirus Scams: “As the Coronavirus takes a growing toll on people’s pocketbooks, there are reports that the government will soon be sending money by check or direct deposit to each of us. The details are still being worked out, but there are a few really important things… Read more »





Cybercriminals Taking Advantage of Coronavirus

The vulnerability and anxiety spreading alongside the Coronavirus (COVID-19) present an opportunity for cybercriminals. Over the last few weeks, there’s been an increase in social engineering and phishing campaigns targeting Americans, and Coronavirus-themed phishing kits have emerged for sale on the Dark Web. Taking advantage of widespread fear, cybercriminals have launched fake websites made to… Read more »



Letters From Leton: In Flew Enza

“I had a little Bird Its name was Enza I opened up the window and In flew Enza” In 1918 a terrible world flu outbreak occurred. In America alone, over 600,000 folks passed. Dr. Joseph Smiddy shared with me that he had asked his great aunt about the times and the impact on folks in… Read more »





Coronavirus Update: PVNB Is Here For You

An update from our President, Chairman, & CEO, Leton Harding, acknowledging the seriousness of the situation, the strength of our region, and the ways PVNB is here to help. “Coronavirus, COVID-19, presents a unique challenge for our Country and Economy. As an institution founded in 1888, having sustained 29 economic recessions and depression, World Wars,… Read more »



Letters From Leton: When Things Click!

Have you ever tried to do something that was very hard for you but seemed easy for others? Maybe it was learning to play an instrument. Solve a math problem. Ride a bike. Work a farm tractor. I suspect that frustration welled up in you-internal doubt about your capabilities. Maybe even anger! Perhaps this was made… Read more »



Virginia Reads One Book at Elk Knob Elementary

Jonesville, VA — More than 35,000 public school students and their families from across Virginia will read the same book on the same schedule starting Friday, March 6th, 2020. It’s all part of Virginia Reads One Book — a statewide family literacy program designed to strengthen the educational connection between home and school from Richmond-based… Read more »