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Nouvelle Chambre de Commerce

Clarence-Rockland New Chamber of Commerce

NEwS iN BRiEF

OCTOBER 2014

Dear  members,

Fall is here and your Chamber is pretty busy! In the next months, we are proposing a lot of events to which you are invited.

Municipal election 2014

An electoral candidates evening, organized by the Clarence-Rockland New Chamber of Commerce and the Construction Association, will be held on October 21, 2014 at the River Rock Inn at 7 pm.  Come in droves and send us your questions by e-mail at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  See more details in this week’s Vision newspaper.

Also, thanks to those who attended our networking event with the candidates on September 18!

Breakfast with CFIB (Canadian Federation of Independent Business)

Join us for an informative session with Monique Moreau from CFIB (Canadian Federation of Independent Business) on October 21, 2014 at GAB’s Restaurant from 7 am to 8:30 am. She will inform on what 109,000 members of CFIB consider as one of the most costly problem for the business owners: payroll taxes.

http://ccclarencerockland.com/index.php/fr/evenements/evenements-de-la-chambre-

Clarence-Rockland Fall Show

The Chamber of Commerce agreed to work in partnership with the Expo for the 2nd time in order to encourage our businesses to get known in our City.  Members of the Chamber are entitled to a discount on booth rental. You can also sponsor a booth for a non-profit corporation or share your booth with a new business. Discuss with the Expo organizers for registration. www.expoclarencerockland.com

The Box Summit

« The Box 2014 » featuring keynote speaker Bruce Firestone will be held at the River Rock Inn in Clarence-Rockland on October 10. Mr. Firestone will discuss how local entrepreneurs can positively contribute to their communities.  Other subjects include: health and wellness for the entrepreneurs, innovative recruiting and branding   strategies.  « The Box 2014 » will be the networking event of the year for about 200 participants and numerous business owners looking to promote their products and services.   Encouraging forward-thinking approaches to business development, while exploring amazing networking opportunities and making a footprint in the community is the Summit’s ultimate goal! www.theboxsummit.com

Public meeting on 2014 development charges

The City of Clarence-Rockland will hold a public meeting to introduce a new by-law project which would increase the development charges between 40% and 111%. This would have a great impact on our region. This meeting will take place at the Clarence Creek Community Center on October 30 at 7 pm. Follow link for more details:  mailto:http://www.clarence-rockland.com/index.php/en/residents/public-notices

Online survey

We have received the results of the survey you have filled a few weeks ago. Here is the summary of the first 2 questions. We have planned our activities for this year according to your answers. You will find our event calendar in our next newsletter. Thanks to the members who took the time to answer our survey and share their ideas to allow the growth of the Chamber.

Jewel 92,5 – anniversary

On Thursday October 16, you're invited to celebrate Clarence Rockland's local radio station, Jewel 92.5 FM's 1st Anniversary at GABS Restaurant.  The station will be having live entertainment, plus chances to win prizes including tickets to Fleetwood Mac, and a two night overnight stay in a luxury suite at The River Rock Inn.  The station invites you, and it's business partners between 4pm-6pm, followed by a city wide gathering for all residents, and listeners from 6pm-9pm.  The radio station since it's launch has been a strong supporter of the shop local - dine local initiative.

Looking forward to networking with you on October 21!

Martine Nolin-Simard, Président

COME GROW WITH US!

 

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