Member News: March 2017

Spring really IS around the corner and we hope everyone is looking forward to a refreshing change from the long Ontario Winter.

Here are your Member Updates for March 2017:

Welcome to new members:
Marie Michaels Law
Mackie Media
Media Man Graphics
Memory Momentum
Professional Hearing Services of Newcastle,

RPM Laser Therapy
Silver Streak Design
and returning member ,West Bowmanville Dental.

Our businesses in Clarington are discovering the value of membership by taking advantage of our Chamber of Commerce resources and being listed on our website Member Directory, and in our printed 2017 Business Directory which is being published and distributed in April.

Please claim your listing on the Newcastle Chamber Website to make certain that all your business information is correct. If you would like to be sure we have the correct information for your listing, please contact our Director, Jim Norwood at jim@norwoodandassociates.com.

Relocating Members:
Three of our members,Some Like it Hot, Brown & Brown Chiropractic, Vintner’s Cellar, are moving.
Watch for the announcement of their new locations.

Upcoming Event:
Lights Out: How Rising Energy Costs are Killing Ontario Jobs & Businesses, sponsored by the Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce

The event will shed light on the rising costs of hydro in Ontario, and what it means for Ontario businesses and jobs. With guest speakers, presentation, panel discussion and Q & A.

Jubilee Pavillion, Oshawa Ontario
March 31st, 2017
7:15 to 10:30 am

Sponsored by the Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce, in participation with other Durham Region Chambers including the Newcastle Chamber of Commerce.

If you are concerned with rising electricity costs for your home or business, please consider attending the Energy Forum.

The cost is $30 pp as you are a Chamber Member.

Registration is required:
Register online by email at memberservices@oshawachamber.com,
or online at:
http://web.oshawachamber.com/events/Lights-Out!-How-Energy-Costs-Are-Killing-Ontario-Jobs-1718/details

Chamber AGM March 2017
Thank you to all members who attended our AGM on Feb 23rd. We had a great evening of food and networking with our Membership. Thank you to Mark Robinson, Baristography, for the pictures of our event! Thank you also to Gus and Karen Bastas and their team from Massey House for the excellent meal enjoyed by all!

Board of Directors:

Welcome to Jane Black as the new Chamber President.
Board members are:

Jim Norwood, John Thistle, Terry Lynch, John Blackburn, Kevin Cancian,
Victoria Sautner, Brian Rutherford, and Samantha Burkus.Social Media & Newcastle Chamber Member Directory Seminar:
We held our first seminar of the year on March 7th, which was very well attended and offered a great deal of information on Social Media tips, SEO, Websites, and how to take advantage of your Chamber Membership Directory Listing. Thank you to all who attended. New seminars will be announced soon.

Thank you all for your continued support of our organization. We feel a very positive year is ahead!

Newcastle & District Chamber of Commerce

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