Notes from the Chamber meeting March 26, 2012
Thank you to Jeff Hanger from Community Futures East Parkland for coming to our meeting and talking with us about co-operative opportunities in our community. Please contact Jeff if you're interested in an local investment opportunities via a Co-operative. He can be reached via the website at www.eastparkland.com.
Efforts continue for the next Chamber event, which is the Street BBQ on June 9, 2012. Check the website closer to the event date for details and volunteer opportunities.
Our Webmaster is currently working on some improvements to the web site. Please check back regularly for updates. Do you have any suggestions? Please email email@example.com
Treasure Position and Committee Chair positions: Do you have some volunteer time? The Chamber is still LOOKING for a Volunteer to fill these positions. Please click the link for additional details. http://enjoybashaw.com/board.php/2012-Board-of-Directors/38/2136/275/3090
Add Your Business to the Chamber Website: The chamber website is www.enjoybashaw.com With over 3000 visitors last month, make sure your business listing is up-to-date. Use your profile and advertise your events online. Need help? Contact Peter Graham at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Bashaw and Area Organizations: Non profit organizations can register to post, change, and update their own events for FREE on our online calendar. Post your own events for the world to find. There are online videos to show you how easy it is. These can be found at http://enjoybashaw.com/profile.php?OrgID=254
Centennial Memorabilia: Keepsakes and other items commemorating our Centennial are for sale. Browse what is available and purchase online at: http://enjoybashaw.com/centennial.php/Centennial-Memorabilia/38/2136/284/2324
April 15 to 21 is National Volunteer Week: There is a Volunteer Appreciation Supper on April 18 at 5:30pm with a guest speaker at 7:00pm. For more information on this event and Volunteer Week, see http://enjoybashaw.com/month/apr-2012/0.html or have a look at Community Connections newsletter.
Be A Featured Member on Our Website: Do you know of a Member's business that should be featured on our home page for a special celebration or event? If so, a small write up is required. Please forward your write ups to email@example.com .
Business Quote On Our Website: Have your quote regarding the benefits of being a Chamber Member posted on our website. Have you seen our little quote box along the top of our site? It changes every time you come back. Have your business featured here by sending your quote to firstname.lastname@example.org
Pictures of Bashaw: We are looking for some more pictures to use on our Chamber website. If you have a picture of your storefront or of Bashaw you would like to share please send them to email@example.com
New Members Welcomed: If you have a business or a farm in the district and want to become a chamber member, email at firstname.lastname@example.org . We have great benefits like health insurance, dental and a 'Best Doctor' program to help you succeed. You can download an application form and a brochure by visiting our online link at http://enjoybashaw.com/membership-info.php/Membership-for-Bashaw-District-Chamber-of-Commerce/38/2136/271/951
Looking for Help From Members: The Battle River -Wainwright Election 2012 Candidate Forum on April 19, 7:00 pm at the Bashaw Ag Grounds is looking for volunteers to help with set up and take down of chairs. Available and interested volunteers please contact BDSS. Every one is invited to attend this event. For more information please visit http://enjoybashaw.com/event/battle-river-wainwright-all-candidate-forum/49072/0.html
Also visit candidates on Facebook. http://www.facebook.com/battleriverwainwrightonlinedebate
More Chamber News: More news can be found at http://enjoybashaw.com/news.php Please read “past articles” down the right hand side of the page.
ACC Conference and Policy Session: This session will run from May 24 to 26th in Sherwood Park. To see more ACC events http://www.abchamber.ca/events/
Visit Our Link Page for Resources: For links to resources on how to help your business flourish, please visit http://enjoybashaw.com/community-links.php/Links-for-Building-Your-Business/38/2136/274/2697
Stay connected with the Chamber: Get the information first-hand by attending your meetings. Meeting will be posted at www.enjoybashaw.com or at this link http://enjoybashaw.com/profile.php?OrgID=4