President’s Message

As new President of the Newcastle & District Chamber of Commerce, I welcome everyone to another great year of Chamber events. I thank all our members for their continued support of the Chamber and its Board. I became a Chamber Director in 2013 to become more involved with my community and as a local business owner, to work with other business owners to build a strong business environment.

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Hometown Olympians!


The Municipality of Clarington is proud to recognize & celebrate two hometown Olympians who are representing Canada (and Clarington!)
at the Sochi 2014 Olympics!

GO TARA GO!!                                  GO MATT GO!!

Clarington’s Tara Watchorn of Newcastle Village plays defence for Canada’s Women’s Hockey Team in Sochi and scored a goal in her debut game to help Canada win 5-0 over Switzerland. 

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2014 AGM

Thank-you to all attending the Annual General meeting last Tuesday evening. It was a wonderful evening of networking. Mayor Foster presented highlights of Newcastle’s progress in business and new builds.

We welcome new businesses to the Chamber:

  • BrightStar Newcastle Corporation
  • Durham Custom & Rod Appraisals
  • Eye Catching Images
  • Kathy Bradford-Life Coach
  • Orono Weekly Times
  • Property Blox
  • Royal Service Realty
  • Solowka Sisters Remax Realty
  • The Fire Hall Bistro
  • West Bowmanville Dental Centre

The Chamber awarded long term certificates to:

  • The Old Newcastle House & Taps- 5 years
  • Newcastle Horticultural Society- 5 years
  • East Clarington Food Bank- 10 years
  • Barr’s Roofing- 25 years

Rob Kloosterman was honoured for his service with the Chamber Board and as Chair of the Annual Trade Show for many years.

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