The Chamber encourages everyone to clip the above ad from the Sooke News Mirror published in the July 1stedition (page 23) and post it in storefront windows for the months of July and August to help keep the ‘shop local’ messaging alive. To request a PDF colour copy, printable on standard 8½" x 11" paper, please contact the Chamber office.
SOFTBALL BC 2015 MINOR PROVINCIAL CHAMPIONSHIP - U12/U16 BOYS IN SOOKE
Sooke Minor Fastball is hosting their provincial championships in Sooke fromJuly 10th to 12th. With 180 players confirmed, who are all traveling with families since they are U12 and U16 aged boys, plus visiting teams staying locally, we would like to encourage local spending in our shops and restaurants.
WELCOME NEW CHAMBER MEMBERS!
The Chamber would like to welcome our newest Chamber members:
SOOKE WATER Inc.
New local business delivering potable water from
Transportation♥Meal Prep♥Light Cleaning♥Errands♥Bonded
Are you or someone you love struggling to cope with everyday tasks? Joanie can help with the following services:
Current First Aid, CPR and FOODSAFE Certified.
NEW MERCHANT SERVICES PROVIDER - PUROLATOR
Every day the Purolator network successfully delivers more promises to more points across Canada than any other parcel and freight solutions provider, understanding the importance of delivering your promise, without the worry. As a member of the Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce, you are entitled to even greater value when you choose the Purolator network; with volume discounts starting at 25% on Purolator Express® and Purolator Ground® services. Contact the Chamber office for more details.
SCOUTS CANADA PACIFIC JAMBOREE IN SOOKE - JULY 2015
Scouts Canada, will be hosting a large-scale event this July at Camp Barnard with daily excursions to Sooke and the surrounding area. The Pacific Jamboree 2015 anticipates approximately 3000 people to be in attendance starting July 1st, one week prior to the event. The event will take place from July 11th to 18th, 2015. Twenty school buses have been hired to tour the region. This event is communicated to our members to be prepared for the influx of visitors to Sooke. For further information, please visit their website.
COACHING OPPORTUNITY | AUGUST 5 - 6 | ROYAL ROADS UNIVERSITY
Royal Roads University (RRU) is pleased to offer you an opportunity to be coached by one of their Executive Coaching students as part of their final exam process. The intention of these coaching sessions/panels is for students to demonstrate the International Coach Federation competencies learned during the Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching program.
Located at RRU Learning and Innovation Centre at 2005 Sooke Road on August 5 or 6, 2015, your time commitment is approximately 1 hour broken down as follows:
These sessions are available to working professionals with a real business challenge based on a current business issue.
There is no cost to participate. To comply with the International Coach Federation Confidentiality Code of Ethics, your coaching session will be kept confidential.
Hit a Hole-in-One!
Promote your business by sponsoring the Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce
Save the date...
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Contact the Chamber office for more details.
SOOKE NEWCOMERS CLUB, Saturday, June 27
A very special THANK YOU! to Steve Knoke and staff, SEAPARC Leisure Centre for a wonderful barbecued lunch with a tour of the facilities and grounds for our Sooke Newcomers Club this past Saturday.
For more information about future Newcomers Club events, please visit our Events Calendar webpage.
WorkSafeBC is currently setting rates for employers for 2016. As part of that process, the organization will be holding a consultation session in Victoria on July 30, 2:00 to 4:30 pm to discuss the preliminary rates for 2016.
2015 EMCS SCHOLARSHIP
Principal Pat Swinburnson said to an audience of 1,000 people or so, “An important part of the ceremony is dedicated to awarding the scholarships and bursaries. This is due in part to the generous support of the community of Sooke, some of whom are represented in the audience today. We are very fortunate to have so many service groups, school parent advisory councils, businesses, agencies and individuals awarding scholarships and bursaries worth many tens of thousands of dollars for post-secondary training.”
The Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce encourages all businesses in the Sooke region to submit their information to be published on our website's business directory. One of the many benefits of being a Chamber member means the inclusion of detailed business information such as logos, tag phrases, mission statements, company descriptions and links in our directory.
*Only basic contact information will be published for non-members as a service to our community.
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