April 5th, 2017
April Member Meeting

Please join us April 19th at the Qualicum Beach Inn for the Chamber's April Member Meeting. 
Doors at 5:30, dinner will include:

Caesar Salad or Daily Soup *** Hunter Chicken or Forest Mushroom Risotto or Honey Salmon *** Sticky Toffee Pudding or Double Chocolate Brownie. 

Speaker is Jeannie Shaver from the Qualicum Beach Farmer's Market talking about their 20th Anniversary. Please contact the Chamber at 250-752-0960 to get your tickets. 
$37 per person.

Please come out and join us in supporting these community programs.
Tickets are available through EVENTBRITE at
GET TICKETS HERE or at the Visitor Centre on the beach.


2017 Application Information for 
Qualicum Beach Chamber of Commerce 
Community Grants

Please see the Application Guidelines posted on our website  at 2017 Application Guidelines .
Applications must be in the office  by 4 pm on Monday April 24, 2017.

For further information please call 250-752-0960 or email  chamber@qualicum.bc.ca .
Group Insurance through the Chamber of Commerce

Have you considered group insurance for your business through your Chamber of Commerce? Please find the link to part one of three videos designed to help you understand the possibilities. Watch for parts 2 and 3 in the coming weeks.

Chamber Plan Insurance - Video #1
Arrowsmith Brewing Company is Opening!

Opening weekend is upon us - Saturday April 8th 11-9 and Sunday April 9th 11:30-7.  
Anyone stopping in the first week can enter their name to a draw for a bike. We have 2 bikes to draw for, one is a mountain bike from Arrowsmith Mountain cycle in Parksville and the other is a Growler Bike from Lochside Bikes in Victoria.

Stop by and show our own craft brewery some love!

Oceanside Womens Business Network

Speaker: Julie Atkinson - That was Then and This is Now!
You will leave with a new awareness of the process for removing limiting beliefs that hold you back and move from that was then to this is now.
OWBN Meeting - Tuesday, April 18
5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
At Quality Bayside Resort - 240 Dogwood St., Parksville, BC
Book your ticket at www.owbn.ca


Qualicum Beach Family History Society

The Qualicum Beach Family History Society will hold its regular Meeting on Wednesday April 19, 7pm at the Qualicum Legion.  Guest Speaker will be 
Brenda L. Smith speaking on tracking Robert Souter - a case study in finding a Scottish Canadian Settler.  Guests Welcome.

For more information margie3307@shaw.ca
The Qualicum Beach Garden Club 

Tuesday April 11th 2017 in the Qualicum Beach Civic Centre -  740 Jones Street .  The doors open at 7 pm for a socialization opportunity and the presentation starts at 7:30 pm. The meeting will be an Expert Gardening Panel, who will answer questions from the audience and provide advice on gardening in the Oceanside area of Vancouver Island.
The panel consists of:
David Rowe: expertise in tropical houseplants and bonsai
Brandy Miceli: expertise in landscape design and plant selection
Diane Sharp: expertise in kitchen gardens (and winter vegetables)
Kay Howard: Master Gardener with many years of expertise
Bring your questions to this meeting!
The membership fee is $15 pa, the drop in fee is $3.

88.5 The Beach Interview Schedule Apr 06  - Apr 07
Interviews air at 8:40 am unless noted otherwise.

Thu 06 - Lighthouse Country correspondent Linda Tenney
Fri 07 - Colleen Jordan: RDN Parks & Rec news
          9:40 - events with Bill Dean

To book on The Beach morning show with Dave Graham call 250-248-4211 or e-mail Dave.Graham@jpbg.ca .