September 14th 2016
It is with deep sadness that we report the sudden loss of John Rockley of Coastal Colour Printing in Parksville.
John was a long-time member and champion of the Qualicum Beach Chamber of Commerce, a personal friend to the Board and staff - and a great golfer.
He will be sorely missed. Our condolences to his family, partners, employees and friends.
A celebration of John's life will take place at Pheasant Glen Golf Course on Tuesday October 4 at 2 pm.
Tickets on sale now! Get them while they last!
Dueling Pianos comes to Qualicum Beach

Straight from Las Vegas, the original Dueling Pianos that started it off. Come and join us September 16th for this fun and energetic show while raising funds for Community Projects. Thalassa Restaurant, doors at 6:30. Tickets are $40, available at the Qualicum Beach Visitor Centre and Thalassa Restaurant. Thank you to our sponsors Quality Foods, Captivating Details, and Raymond James Qualicum Beach Branch! 
Questions? Call 250-752-0960

Last Day Thursday!
Gala 2016
"A Night to Sparkle"

Time's running out! If you purchase your table of 10 before September 15th you will be entered to win a fabulous prize!

That is: A Limosine ride for six and a welcome on the red carpet
So get your tickets now

More info: 250-752-0960
This week's business highlight is Bill Skopyk of Qualicum Beach Home Watch!

Bill Skopyk believes in the personal touch both in his life and business. This philosophy is reflected in his new entrepreneurial venture - Qualicum Beach Home Watch. Bill comes to residences of Qualicum Beach, Parksville, Nanoose Bay and surrounding Oceanside areas to personally to provide home site checks while clients are on vacation or absent from home. Through the Justice Institute, Bill is licensed and fully insured with coverage for care, custody and control.

As well, when not hard at work, Bill loves to entertain guests at his home, cooking scrumptious meals, and Christmas parties. Bill LOVES Christmas 
Bill's business and personal life is guided by a mandate of honesty, integrity and ethical behavior

If you or a loved one is in need of home watching services call Bill at 250-927-1956.
You are invited to join the Berwick Retirement team at Thalassa Restaurant at 8:30am Monday, September 19 for a presentation about the potential development of a Berwick Retirement Community in Qualicum Beach.
Come and bring your questions and concerns about this development and speak directly to the developers.
Kindly RSVP to Evelyn -, or 250-752-0960.
September Chamber Member Meeting

Welcome back! Setembers Qualicum Beach Chamber of Commerce Meeting will be September  21st from 5:30-8:30  at the Qualicum Commons.  We will be having wine and cheese brought to you by the ever popular Galloping Gourmet.
Speakers for the evening are Rollie Koop from School District 69, and Daniel Sailland, CAO for the Town of Qualicum Beach.
Please join us as we discuss School District 69 - tickets on sale now at the Chamber office or call 250-752-0960 to reserve. Tickets $22 +gst.
Your opportunity to initiate new ideas
 to serve, inform and influence the
Qualicum Beach business community
In accordance with the Constitution and Bylaws of the Qualicum Beach Chamber of Commerce, nominations are now open for the Qualicum Beach Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.
  1. The completed nomination forms must be received by the Chamber of Commerce office prior to 5:00 PM on Friday, October 17, 2016 to be considered by the Nomination Committee.
  2. The Nomination Committee will complete their review and make recommendations in accordance with Qualicum Beach Chamber of Commerce Bylaws
  3. Ballots with your candidate profile will be sent to each voting delegate by October 24th and must be returned to the Chamber office no later than Friday, November 7.
  4. The ballots will be counted on Monday, November 10th at 5:30pm and the Board will be installed at the Annual General Meeting and President's Dinner on Wednesday, November 19th.
For more information contact Evelyn at 250-752-0960

Oceanside Business Women's Network (OWBN) Meeting Sept. 20

For our "Kick Off" Event - join us for a fun evening of getting to know each other better!
The summer is over and we are now back to kick starting our businesses for the season. 
We will focus on learning referral tips to increase our client base.
Your new executive will highlight the coming year, sharing new speakers and events to further your success.
Register ASAP . . . . it will be an awesome evening!
Date(s) - 20/09/2016
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
240 Dogwood St.
88.5 The Beach interview schedule Sept 14 - 23 Interviews air at 8:40 am unless noted otherwise.

Wed 14 - Evelyn Clark, QB Chamber.
Thu 15 - Jo Dunn: Knox Fall Fair (Sat/17) Fri 16 - Shanon St. Louis, coordinator for Alzheimer's Society of BC's Minds in Motion program.
     9:40 - events with Bill Dean.
Mon 19 - Jenn Hopewell, RDN Rec & Parks: Active Aging Week is Sept 25-Oct 1.
Tue 20 - SOS.
Wed 21 - Kim Burden, Parksville Chamber.
Thu 22 - MAC update with Macmillan Arts Centre Exec. Dir. Jennifer Bate.
Fri 23 - Gail Stroud, Junior Achievement BC.
     9:40 - events with Bill Dean.

To book on the Beach morning show with Dave Graham call 250-248-4211 or e-mail