The Williams Lake and District Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a forum on economic recovery at the Fox’s Den Restaurant Wednesday, June 30. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

The Williams Lake and District Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a forum on economic recovery at the Fox’s Den Restaurant Wednesday, June 30. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Chamber’s tailgate event moves to indoor venue due to extreme heat

Up to 50 people can attend, it will also be live streamed on the chamber’s Facebook page

Update:

Due to the extreme heat, the Williams Lake and District Chamber of Commerce has moved the location of its tailgate event indoors.

The event will go ahead Wednesday, June 30, (today), as planned from noon until 2 p.m. but will be held indoors at the Fox’s Den Restaurant at the Williams Lake Golf and Tennis Club.

Anyone wanting to attend needs to pre-register by calling Wendy Pinchin at 250-392-5025.

There is room for 50 people inside and the event will be livestreamed.

Original:

Economic recovery will be the focus of an upcoming tailgate event hosted by the Williams Lake and District Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, June 30.

Cariboo Prince George MP Todd Doherty, Cariboo Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson, Cariboo North MLA Coralee Oakes, and Williams Lake Mayor Walt Cobb are the event’s speakers.

Alex Gresl, executive director of the chamber, said each speaker will talk about what economic recovery means for the Williams Lake area.

“It will be the first time we have all of them on one stage at the same time in a long time,” Gresl said.

In addition to the speakers, the Stampede Royalty and Williams Lake Willy will be on hand and the Canadian Mental Health Association will be selling hot dogs and burgers for a fundraiser.

The event will go from noon to 2 p.m. Anyone wanting to attend in person is asked to register by contacting Wendy Pinchin, executive assistant, at 250-392-5025 or email wldcc.ea@outlook.com.

For those who cannot attend in person the event will be presented through a live feed on the Chamber’s Facebook page.

Last year the chamber hosted it first tailgate event in response to the restrictions imposed by the pandemic.

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