Chamber Chatter: All candidates forum Oct. 15

Welcome to our newest members: Academy of Learning College, Chief Will Yum Gas Bar and Store, and

Welcome to our newest members:  Academy of Learning College, Chief Will Yum Gas Bar and Store, and

We invite members and guests to attend our general meeting luncheon Thursday, Sept. 24, at 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Signal Point Restaurant.

Chamber meetings offer businesses the opportunity to meet other businesses.   Members are encouraged to enter one of our draws and your business could be profiled compliments of the Williams Lake Tribune/Weekend Advisor and Cariboo Country and the Goat as well and other prizes.

Our speakers for September are Terry Shannon, environmental compliance manager, Western Operations for Atlantic Power Corp. who will be speaking on the renewal project.

Brian Battison, VP Corporate Affairs will provide our members with an update on Taseko and its project activities in the region.

We offer many benefits to our members, when is the last time you checked them out?

For example, Purolator is one of those benefits.

Every day the Purolator network successfully delivers more promises to more points across Canada than any other parcel and freight solutions provider. As a member of the Williams Lake and District Chamber, you are entitled to even greater value when you choose the Purolator network; with volume discounts on Purolator Express and Purolator Ground services.

We are always looking for more opportunities to offer benefits. Contact us if you have an idea.

Our fall newsletter will be distributed soon and we thank those who have utilized this great tool to promote their business and events.

We provide this online so it can be easily accessed and read.  If you want more information please call 250-392-5025.

Hats off to the organizers of the bike symposium which will take place the first weekend in October, we welcome them to our beautiful city and hope they enjoy their time in the city. Small Business month celebrations include the federal forum; this will affect all business and citizens.

We will be holding an all candidates forum on Thursday, Oct. 15 starting at 6:30 p.m. at Pioneer Complex.  We are inviting people to drop off your questions to our office or send them to  If you want further information call us at the Chamber.  We encourage you all to be informed and Vote on Oct. 19.

Our AGM and election of officers will be held at noon on Thursday, Oct. 29 at Signal Point.  We are inviting members to put their names forward for the slate of directors.  If you would like to know more about terms or in general have questions, call us or our chair Jason Ryll, Past President.

Stay tuned for a special workshop being held Monday Oct. 26 to celebrate during October Business Month. The CCCTA is holding their AGM in Quesnel starting on Oct. 16. Join Community Futures as they celebrate their 30th year anniversary.

We are trying to be greener this year so with our year end taking place Nov. 30, we will be emailing all invoices for your membership fees.

If you have any concerns about this, please advise us as soon as possible and we thank you for your support of this initiative.

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