Having worked collaboratively with the District of Sooke planning department staff since 2013, the Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce's proposed changes for the Sooke Town Centre Design Guidelines to encourage a West Coast design theme will be presented to Mayor and Council at the Committee of the Whole meeting on Monday June 23rd at 6:00 pm at the District Council Chambers.
Anyone interested in supporting this new West Coast influenced document are encouraged to attend and speak to the issue this evening.
MEETING PLANNERS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN SOOKE
The Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce, District of Sooke and Prestige Oceanfront Resort hosted the Meeting Professional's International conference this past weekend.
Responsible for over $20M of event planning for some of the largest companies in Canada, 15 high impact delegates were toured around Sooke by Chamber President Michael Nyikes and enjoyed a variety of local excursions and activities which will assist them in their future conference, convention, AGM, and corporate retreat planning needs.
THE STICK IS 'BRANCHING' OUT ~ PRESTIGE LOBBY
The Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce is proud to celebrate the growth of Chamber member 'The Stick in the Mud' Coffee House! Celebrating their 7th anniversary of being in business, 'The Stick' has opened a second location for the summer within the Prestige Oceanfront Resort. They will have fresh baked goods and locally roasted coffee available from 7:00 am each day!
JULY 26, 2014: Over $60,000 has been raised and donated to the Sooke Salmon Enhancement Society and the Charter's Demonstration Centre by the Consultant's Invitational Fishing Derby over the past 9 years. Over 300 anglers participate in this Sooke based event every year, with the Sooke Harbour Marina Resort and Prestige Oceanfront Resort hosting the pre-party and the main events.
Hosted by the engineering community of Victoria, the organizers are looking for sponsors and door prizes.
CHAMBERS CALL FOR OVERSIGHT OF PRODUCT STEWARDSHIP ORGANIZATIONS, MMBC
Chambers from around B.C. have voted for better oversight of product stewardship organizations such as Multi Material BC (MMBC).
'BUSINESS MEMBER SPOTLIGHT' Ad in the Sooke News Mirror, June 18th Edition, page 6
2014 *NEW* CHAMBER MEMBERS:
We want to know...
2014 SOOKE REGION CHAMBER OF COMMERCE EMCS BURSARY
A top-notch candidate, Kaylie was the proud recipient who was presented with the 2014 Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce Edward Milne Community School Bursary award during the graduation ceremony at Seaparc on June 15, 2014, by Chamber Vice-President, Sean Dyble.
Board of Directors Recruitment
The Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce invites members to join the Chamber’s Board of Directors.
Join us in building a strong community!
EXCLUSIVE MEMBER ADVERTISING
'Business Member Spotlight' Ad in the Sooke News Mirror:
BENEFITS UPDATE: SHELL CONTACTS
BC Chamber benefit provider Shell Canada Ltd. can be reached at the following numbers:
New customers: 1-888-212-8916.
CHAMBER PLAN NEWS
To all current Chambers Plan firms who sign up for their payroll services, Payworks will waive the $250 set up charge. Payworks is a winner of Canada’s Best Managed Companies program and they deliver world-class personalized service and a user-friendly payroll product at an affordable price.
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