MEMBER NEWS FALL 2016
CHRISTMAS NETWORKING EVENT: Monday December 5th, 2016
SPACE IS LIMITED: First Registered 35 participants only.
Reserve your spot by emailing our Coordinator, Jane Black at:
Tis the Season!
We ask that all members consider donating to our local Food Bank this holiday season. Bring food donations if you are attending the Newcastle Santa Parade on Sunday, Nov. 20th at 5:30 pm. Many local families need our support.
RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP and UPDATE INFORMATION
Most members are to renew their membership by Dec. 31st, 2016.
The annual cost for 2017 will be $150. You will receive a notice of renewal soon. This includes your membership in the Canadian and Ontario Chambers of Commerce, listing in our annual printed Business Directory, access to business resources, advertising opportunities and member-to-member discounts. Check out the website to renew your membership for this year.
Our Chamber phone receives requests every week about local events and businesses. The local Welcome Wagon distributes our Directory to new residents of Newcastle and Bowmanville. We support our members on an ongoing basis and direct new inquiries to our Membership Directory online.
Please complete your MEMBER PROFILE on our new website, as we use this updated information to complete the Chamber Directory in 2017, and it will appear as a Search Result for your Business.
WELCOME NEW MEMBERS
We welcome new members to our Chamber in recent months:
- Newton Concrete
- Newcastle Lions
- Hoekstra & Bottema Distributors
- Durham Workforce Authority
- Honest Air Heating & Cooling
- Travel Only with Joelle
- Clarington Hyundai
- Media Man Graphics
- Marie G. Michaels & Associates Law
- Clarington Denture Clinic
- Nulife Hearing
- Hoover’s Home Energy Inc.
- S. Burke Design
Two new Directors have joined the Executive Board: Samantha Burkus from S. Burk Designs and Brian Rutherford from 368 Durham. We say goodbye to our hardworking and dedicated Chamber Director Chris Sissons, thank you Chris for all the time donated to our organization over the years!
Your Chamber SUPPORTING THE COMMUNITY
This year, the Chamber has donated support to the historic Newcastles of the World Conference, Canada Day, Remembrance Day, and the Newcastle Santa Parade. We are represented by our Vice President at the Joint Chambers/Boards of Trade Committee for Durham, and at the Clarington Board of Trade and Economic Development by one of our Directors.
NOTICES AND EVENTS
Please watch your email for upcoming Chamber notices. We encourage you to include the Chamber logo on your business website or mailings.
Home Show 2017
Our annual Home Show will be April 29th & 30th at the Newcastle Arena. Consider renting a booth to promote your business and network with the local community. Contact us to reserve your space.
Annual General Meeting 2017
This coming year the Chamber AGM is changed to Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 at the Newcastle Community Hall. Cost will be $20 pp. The balance of the dinner cost is absorbed by the Chamber.
Please feel free to Contact any Director with any concerns or questions.
Thank you and have a wonderful Holiday Season!