Chamber President Tammy Leslie attends BC Chamber AGM.

I recently had the privilege of attending the BC Chamber AGM on May 25th to 27th in Victoria.  It was an eye-opener as to the workings of our BC Chamber and the involvement available to us as a local chamber to be part of the policy setting process that happens at this event.  There was over 60 policies to vote on, many of which were successful.  Those successful policies are now slated to go forward from the BC Chamber with the backing of the majority of the individual Chambers to various departments in the Provincial and Federal Government.  
Of note was...... READ MORE 


New at your Chamber & Visitor Centre

Summer Student :  We are thrilled to welcome Pierce Melnick to our team as Tourism Councellor.  

Summer Hours:  We are open Daily from 9:30am to 5pm for July and August.  

Merchandise:  The Chamber in partnership with the Festival of Lights now carries LADYSMITH T-SHIRTS AND HATS!  Stop in and check them out.   We are currently set up for cash only but are expected to start accepting debt/credit in the near future.  Stay tuned for more items coming soon. 
 
Business Essentials
Have you had a chance to view our new Monthly Business Essentials? 

Welcome to our NEW Emagazine
The Ladysmith Chamber Business Essentials.  We hope you enjoy and find the information to be of interest and great value.

Let us know what you think.  If you would like to market your business with a banner ad in the next Business Essentials please call us at 250-245-2112.  Marketing Opportunites start at just $30   

We will continue to send our Chamber E-Newsletter out mid-monthly. Please keep sending us your business info to share.
Participation needed! Kinsmen Ladysmith Days Parade  

 
The Parade is the kick-off to Ladysmith's Summer Party and a start to a great weekend ... and the Ladysmith Kinsmen are hoping that you are wanting to be a part of that.  It costs NOTHING to enter... This is a great way to support the community as well as on opportunity to market your business.  

Download the Parade Entry Form or pick one up at the Chamber office.  Fill out the entry and drop it off at the Chamber office or send it in to the address on the form.

Everyone loves a parade!!!!  This years theme is Canada 150! 
Town of Ladysmith
  • Please join your neighbours and friends at this upcoming Public Drop-in Event being held on Wednesday, July 19, at Aggie Hall between 5pm-8pm READ MORE...
  • Stage 2 Water Restrictions in effect as of July 10th READ MORE...
  • Town of Ladysmith Announces Partnership with Active Solutions.  READ MORE...
  • Click here to view the Schedule for the Regular Schedule council meeting.  Note the next Regular Council meeting is June 19th, 7pm at City Hall.

LDBA
  • Membership Morning Meeting -

    August 17th.  

    7
    :30 am at the Waterfront Art Gallery.  
  • LDBA Sidewalk Sale August 27th from 10am to 4pm.
  •   READ MORE... 

BC Chamber News & Neighbouring Chambers
Keep in touch with whats happening.  
 

COWICHAN CHAMBERS:
 
 
Ride with Us and Share your Summer Bus Adventures on PlaceSpeak

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 4, 2017

Duncan, BC - The Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) invites local residents to tell us about your summer plans and join our conversation about using the bus with the online tool PlaceSpeak.  READ MORE
 
Whats Happening!

Check out our website for information on upcoming events and more.....plus send us your events to be added! 
 
Transfer Beach Food Concession:  Daily from 11am-7pm
Harbour Tours: Wed through Sunday in July and August at the Ladysmith Maritime Society 10am & 2pm
June 30 - July 21 @ 11:00 am  4:00 pm: Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery Presents: Celebrating Canadian Sesquicentennial The Group of 7
July 9, 16, 23, 30 & Aug 13, 20, 27 from 6pm - 8pm:  LRCA Concerts in the Park at Transfer Beach Amphitheatre
July 13, 20, 27 Aug 03, 10, 17, 24, 31@ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Music on the Dock at Ladysmith Maritime Society
July 19 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm:  Town of Ladysmith, Our Waterfront Plan Public Drop-In Event at Aggie Hall
July 22 @ 10:45 am - 1:00 pm: Vancouver Island Trail Running Series ~ Transfer Beach
July 22 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm: RCL presents Mitch Hayes, Urban Slang
July 22 to 30 Ladysmith Waterfront Art Gallery presents: Nan Goodship - Noticing the Unnoticed
July 29 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm:  The Ladysmith Resource Centre presents: The Hip Replacements
Aug. 5th & 6th - Ladysmith Days.
August 13 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm:  Sea Life Celebration
August 15 Outdoor Movie Fundraiser for Cops for Cancer at the Ladysmith Resource Centre
August 18 @ 4:25 pm - 7:00 pm:  A&W Rod Run
August 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm: Show & Shine
August 26 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm: Light up the Night
August 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm: Arts On The Avenue
August 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm: Ladysmith Sidewalk Sale
 
For further info visit our EVENT CALENDAR on our website!

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