April 2017 Member Update

This month we welcome the following new Members to the Newcastle Chamber: Visit them online and like them, follow and connect on Social Media.

Planet Fitness Bowmanville –  opening in early summer in the Loblaws Plaza.
Newcastle Pentecostal Church
Clarity Speech and Language Services
Gold Reflections Fine Jewellery & Gifts Bowmanville Mall
Professional Hearing Services of Newcastle

GRAND OPENING for Vintner’s Cellar
April 22-11:00 am
229 King St. East, Bowmanville

NEW ONLINE WEBINAR: Tax Talk with Leslie Ray
The Chamber has completed it’s first Webinar, Tax Talk with Leslie Ray, available on our Facebook page, website, and on our new You Tube Channel. The webinar offers great tips for your personal and business taxes for 2016. Thank you to Leslie for participating, and many thanks to Chamber Members, Mark Robinson and Jim Norwood for organizing the filming.
If you would like to discuss creating your own business video, please contact any of our Directors, or Mark Robinson Studios, Baristography.

If you would like to suggest new seminars or webinars that would help our Chamber Members please let us know.


Watch the Webinar on You Tube
and subscribe to the Chamber Channel to receive notifications of new videos.

UPCOMING  EVENTS

Networking & Paint Night with the Chamber at Boston Pizza Bowmanville
Join us on May 10th at Boston Pizza Bowmanville for our Networking and Painting Night. The cost to participate for members is $45 and includes all painting materials and dinner. To register, contact Jim at jim@norwoodandassociates.com.
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June Networking Event – SAVE THE DATE
Our Networking Mingle is planned for June 13th at Boston Pizza Bowmanville. We usually have an excellent turnout for this event and many members find it a great way to connect and build referrals with other members and promote your business.
Registration for the Networking Mingle will be announced in May.

NEWCASTLE CHAMBER DIRECTORY 2017
The new print version of the Business Directory will be available soon and will also featured online on our website, www.Newcastle.on.ca. Please contact us to have copies of the Directory delivered to your business for distribution to the public.

UPDATE YOUR ONLINE LISTING
Please visit our website to claim your Newcastle Member Directory Listing and update your online profile.  Many have now been able to link their websites, add social media, update their business description and add pictures to their profile. The Chamber website receives thousands of hits so updating your online directory profile is an important step for new customers to find your information. Use key words in your description, and describe your full service area and range of products/services available.

To claim your listing on our Chamber Website, CLICK HERE and follow the instructions.

SPONSORS NEEDED FOR NEWCASTLE CANADA DAY
Newcastle Canada Day 150 Celebration is happening on July 1st at the Newcastle Recreation Center. SPONSORS are wanted, and will be featured online, on social media and in print, also announced at the event via posters and announcements during the day. Sponsors are asked to contact Sponsorship Coordinator, Jane Black at:jgblack@rogers.com to participate.
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GET SOCIAL WITH THE NEWCASTLE CHAMBER
Please Like and Follow our Chamber Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus and now our You Tube Channel and visit our website, links are below.

Remember to join our new Facebook Group: Newcastle and District Chamber of Commerce Networking Group, to share your business products, services, events, special offers etc. We will do our best to share this on our Chamber Social Pages as time allows. Open to Members only. We use new posts to share on our Chamber Social Media pages, so please contribute to the group with posts you would like us to share.
To request a specific item be shared on the Chamber Social Media, please email the coordinator Victoria at: victoria@consumerviewmarketing.com.

Watch our online event calendar, and our Chamber Social Media pages for upcoming events of interest to small businesses and families in our area.

Jane Black, President
Newcastle & District Chamber of Commerce

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