February 15th, 2017
March Member Meeting at Milner!

Next month's meeting will be the AGM held at Milner Gardens on March 15th. Mark your calanders! Rod Bealing the Executive Director of The Private Forest Landowners Association will be giving a presentation.
Stay tuned for more details.
Community Awards Tonight!

Doors open at 5:30 tonight at the Qualicum Beach Civic Centre. A huge thank you to our sponsors, we cannot put on this event without you each year!



And our fabulous TABLE SPONSORS this year are:

Waypoint Insurance
The Gardens at Qualicum Beach
TD Canada Trust
Qualicum Beach Farmers Market
Lois Grant, Remax Anchor Realty
Raymond James Qualicum Beach
Brightside Physiotherapy
Thalassa Restaurant & Memorial Golf Course
Expedia CruiseShipCentres
Coastal Colour Printing

Reward Card
Chesapeake Shores

With the return of the successful Hallmark show Chesapeake Shores we are launching a reward card project for Chesapeake Shores staff. This project is designed to encourage local shopping by Chesapeake Shores Staff.

How it works:
  • Qualicum Beach Chamber of Commerce will supply reward cards to the staff of Chesapeake Shores.
  • Merchants determine the discount they will offer and the Chamber advertises it on the Chamber website
  • Cardholders will be supplied with a reward card and list of participating businesses
Don't Wait! Sign up today!

Call Paige or Anne at (250)-752-0960
Register By February 24th 2017

$20 administration fee
*Please note the day of shredding has been changed to March 16th*

Shredding at the Chamber on March 16th 2017!

In Mid-March Qualicum Beach Chamber of Commerce has arranged for a mobile shredding service to visit Qualicum Beach.  Get out those  old files, bring them in banker's boxes to the Qualicum Beach  Chamber of Commerce by Tuesday, March 14th  and we will store them until mid-March when they will be shredded on-site. Your confidentiality is important. Boxes will be securely locked away prior to shredding.
Cost for full and partial boxes:
Chamber Members - $9.00/bankers box  
Non-members - $10.00/bankers box
Please call the Chamber at 250.752.0960 for more information and  to reserve a space in the shredding truck. First  come - first served!

RDN Recreation and Parks March Events and Programs
Parksville Lion's and Save-On-Foods Free Family Skate
Last family skate is March 12. Children must be accompanied by an adult, 19yrs+. Pond hockey is not available during this session. Head to Oceanside Place Arena on Sundays March 5 and 12th from 12:15 to 1:45 pm.  Free Event. 
Dad's Night Out: Free Skate
Dads, bring the kids to Oceanside Place Arena and enjoy a free skate together on the pond Tuesday, March 7th from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. This free skate is sponsored by our partners at Building Learning Together. 
Spring Break Out Everyone Welcome Swims and Skates
Spend your spring break at Ravensong Aquatic Centre or Oceanside Place Arena. There will be everyone welcome swims each day of the week with organized games planned on Tuesday and Thursday. March 13-24 from 1:30 to 4:00p. Oceanside Place Arena will also host a variety of public skates. Regular admission. Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-248-3252 or view skate and swim schedules online at  www.rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Nanaimo Family Business Stories

Thursday, February 16th, 5:30-8pm
Nanaimo Golf Club   - 2800 Highland Blvd., AV Macan Room
$45 (plus GST)
Opportunities like this are   unique!

Join us for an intriguing evening when four outstanding individuals take you on a journey while sharing their family business stories.
Interactive panel presentation following a delightful dinner.
Panelists : Ann Marie Clark, Leader and Dealer Principal, Steve Marshall Ford; Donna Hais, Partner, RW Wall Contracting; Dan Dagg, President, Hot House Marketing &
Andy Spurling, President, Proline Management.
Facilitator : Jenn Bogwald, Partner & Business Advisor, MNP LLP,
MC:   Mark MacDonald Publisher of the Business Examiner and President of Invest Northwest Publishing Ltd.

OWBN February Meeting - Open to All Women
Tuesday, Feb. 21
5:30 p.m. at Quality Bayside Resort, Parksville

CHERYL BISHOP is a heart-centered speaker, author and Heart Connections Manager at Make Your Mark Training and Consulting Inc..  Make Your Mark is the Ultimate Business Success System...with SOUL; a 7-Step System to six figures in profits or more, in 12 months or less.
Cheryl has assisted CEO, Colin Sprake, in building Make Your Mark Training since its beginning in 2009. She has been a huge support in creating momentum and growing the company's reputation and following.

For Information and Tickets
88.5 The Beach Interview Schedule Feb 15 - 24
Interviews air at 8:40 am unless noted otherwise

Wed 15 - Kim Burden, Parksville Chamber
Thu 16 - Emma Duddy & Monique Hunt, BSS presents "Footloose" Feb 15-17 & 22-24
Fri 17 - 7:40 - Hockey Talk with Gens Head Coach Gerry Bickerton
             8:40 - Anissa Derek &  Violet Hayes: Coldest Night of the Year
             9:40 - events with Bill Dean
Mon 20 - Parksville Curling Club's Bruce Laurie & Jim Hoffman
Tue 21 - SOS (guests tba)
Wed 22 - Oceanside Community Safety Volunteers: victim services
Thu 23 - MAC update
Fri 24 - 7:40 - Hockey Talk with Gens Head Coach Gerry Bickerton
             8:40 - Ashley Vomaka & Stefan Lindeen: "misophonia"
             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