BETTER BUY SOOKE DECALS - 2015 MEMBER
WELCOME NEW CHAMBER MEMBERS!
The Chamber would like to welcome our newest Chamber members:
As the sole proprietor, I provide fully qualified and professional esthetic services in a comfortable, private atmosphere. I specialize in podology as well as various other personalized treatments for men and women. ~Cheryl Van Eyk
Together We Can.
Serving Sooke Proudly for over thirty years!
Commercial services for businesses:
Sooke Disposal Ltd. is a proud active member of many community events, organizations, and charities.
Feel free and beautiful in your body and live your most authentic life...
As a health coach, I work with women who want to maximize their energy, improve their mood, achieve their optimal weight, and rediscover their confidence. My mission is to educate and support you to take an active role in your health, providing the necessary tools to make better choices when it comes to food, exercise, self-care, and relationships. ~Kristy Zinkowski
CHAMBER WRITING CONTEST
The BC Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the Rurals & Urbans Contest. Now accepting entries for an 'Editorial Style' paper. Topic for the Article Submission: Rurals & Urbans – the Great Shift, how can the diminishing rural population continue to sustain urban B.C.? Winning submission receives $10,000!
2015 VANCOUVER ISLAND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS CONFERENCE - April 2015
More than 350 attendees will be in our community for the 2015 Vancouver Island Emergency Preparedness Conference presented by the Sooke Emergency Program, supported by the Vancouver Island Emergency Program Society. This weekend long event will take place at the Prestige Oceanfront Resort April 24th, 25th & 26th, 2015.
SRVC APRIL WORKSHOPS
Workshops for Sooke and area non-profits, brought to you by Sooke Region Volunteer Centre:
A Grantsmithing Tips Evening will take place on April 23rd, presented in partnership between SRVC and Sooke Region Food CHI. It will be an informative evening for local groups to learn ways to source out successful partnerships and funding grants. Representatives from the Victoria Foundation and Vancity Foundation will be on hand to provide tips on how to get grant funding.
Date: April 23, 6 pm (light supper with event to follow).
Cost: $10.00 for FoodCHI and SRVC members and $20.00 for non-members (including supper).
Marketing, Promotion and Communications
Date: Saturday, April 18th and continues on Saturday, April 25th (9:30-noon each day). Effective promotion and communications help local groups build awareness of events, attract new members and raise revenue through donations or grants.
On the first day, participants can discuss their communications challenges, learn how marketing, promotion and communications can benefit their organization in today's rapidly changing communications environment and receive hands-on help in developing a strategy. The next weekend they will receive feedback and discuss getting the message out, social media and no-cost and low-cost techniques. Participants will take away additional resources including handouts, templates and further reading list and be able to sign up for one-on-one structured feedback at a later date to polish their final product.
The workshop is sponsored by SRVC and Saseenos Communications (www.Saseenos.com), a local non-profit resource dedicated to helping Sooke region volunteer groups, small and home-based business and artists share their stories for no cost. This workshop is free for SRVC members and $10.00 for non-members.
BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARDS
Nominations have been submitted for Favourite Sooke Region Businesses!
A complete categorized list of nominees is available on our website and have been announced in the March 18th edition of the Sooke News Mirror
All businesses in the Sooke region (Saseenos to Port Renfrew) are eligible for awards, whether they are a Chamber member or not. Nominations have been judged and award recipients chosen by an impartial panel of community members not affiliated with the Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce.
BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARDS GALA
NEWCOMERS CLUB MEETING
Saturday, April 18, 2015 - Noon to 2 pm
$15 per person
6218 Sooke Road, Sooke BC
HOST A CHAMBER BUSINESS MIXER
Hosting a Chamber Business Mixer is a prime opportunity to promote your business to a captive audience while displaying firsthand the quality of your product, service and facility.
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