Dear Chamber Friend, 
 
Thank you for supporting the Grande Prairie & District Chamber of Commerce!  This bi-monthly email is sent to hundreds of members and friends of the Chamber, highlighting some of the sales, specials, accomplishments and events of our membership, and shared on social media.  
 
If you are a  Chamber  member and you'd like to 'connect' with  fellow  members and the community, please email your advertisement (with up to 2 .pdf, .jpg, or .png images) to tom@gpchamber.com  at least 2 days prior  to our issue dates of the 1st and 15th of the month.

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including rates for Members and Non-Profit Members, please contact:
Leah Fujarczuk, Membership Sales & Services Manager leah@gpchamber.com 780-532-5340
   DOWNTOWN REHABILITATION AND STREETSCAPES PROJECT  
Phase 1 and 2 Update (101 Street/101 Avenue)
 
Construction Details and Schedule
 
Underground work on the entirety of Phases 1 and 2 is anticipated to be completed by the end of August. This is a milestone for the Downtown Rehabilitation and Streetscapes Project. Underground work includes the replacement of deep utilities such as storm, sanitary, and water lines.
 
Paving activities at the intersection of 101 Street and 102 Avenue have completed, this intersection is open to vehicle and pedestrian traffic.   
Crews are currently completing underground work on 101 Avenue between 102 Street and the Golden Age Centre. The intersection of 101 Avenue and 102 Street has been re-opened to one lane of traffic each way. This area temporarily has a gravel surface as crews plan to install storm lines at a later date. This section is expected to remain open for the duration of the Bear Creek Folk Festival.
 
Paving stone installation continues along 101 Street between 99 Avenue and 100 Avenue. It is anticipated this area will be open to pedestrians and vehicle traffic at within the next one to two weeks.
 
Traffic Accommodation
New in Traffic:
  • 100 Street at the intersection of 101 Avenue has been opened to two lanes of southbound traffic.
  • 100 Avenue at the intersection of 101 Street has also been opened to two lanes of traffic.
  • 102 Street is temporarily open to one lane for northbound and southbound traffic. This section is anticipated to close again at a later date to accommodate the installation of storm lines.
 
Continued Closures:
  • 101 Street is closed to vehicle traffic and parking between 99 Avenue and 102 Avenue excluding the intersection of 100 Avenue.
  • 101 Avenue is closed to vehicle traffic and parking between 102 Street and 100 Street.
 
Pedestrian Access
  • 101 Avenue between 101 Street and 100 Street is open to pedestrians on both the north and south side.
  • 101 Avenue between 102 Street and 101 Street is closed to pedestrians.
  • A pedestrian crossing is available on both the north and south sides of the intersection of 100 Avenue and 101 Street.
 
Parking Reminder
Use this parking map to help plan your downtown adventures!   
 
 
For More Information

All downtown businesses remain open during construction.
 
Visit Cityofgp.com/ourdowntown for more information on the project and to sign up for our weekly updates.

For inquiries please contact 
ourdowntown@cityofgp.com  or 780-538-0417.
 
 


For the month of August, T.Sedore photography is offering Mini Pet sessions. For $99.00 you will receive a sitting for your pet including 1-8X10 metallic print laminated for protection and your 4X6 size digital file.

780 978-7875
info@tsedore.com
 






 

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Fourword does so much more than just sell bikes and boards!  
Here are a few of the products we offer:
 
-Bike parts & accessories
-Skateboards (completes & decks)
-Ski & Snowboard Boots & Bindings
-Activewear
-Outerwear
-Socks & Underwear

We also fix and service bikes, skis and snowboards.
Bring your winter equipment in now to beat the rush!




Bridging the Gap Program Had Another Successful Year!
 
We would like to say 'Thank-You' to all the local businesses that have supported us. Your support as an employer is a fundamental component of our program and continued success.
 
Bridging the Gap is a 16-week employment readiness program which enhances the skills of young job-seeking Albertans through a combination of an intensive 240-hour training program as well as an 8-week work experience provided by industry professionals just like you.
   
For more info or to get involved, contact:
Grande Prairie Region YMCA
#200, 10006 - 101 Avenue
Grande Prairie, AB T8V 0Y1
780 539 YMCA (9622)

 
Cancellation  

Dear Neighbors,
We regret to inform you that we have had to cancel the presentation below due to low response. Thank you to those who were registered.

"Sovereign Ease Caregiver & Nursing Care is proud to invite you to participate in an important presentation scheduled for August 24, 2017 at 5:00pm at
Lions Learning Centre, 9625 Prairie Road, Grande Prairie, Alberta. The theme is 'Benefits of Home Health Care'.
We are working hard to make this conference an event that everyone will enjoy and remember. If you have any questions regarding the conference, please contact us. W e also ask you to pre-register. Thank you for your participation and we look forward to seeing you on August 24, 2017"

Sincerely,
Presentation Planning 
'Sovereign Ease 'Caregiver & Nursing Care'
Call: 780-831-1304 Email: info@sovereignease.com



The Grande Prairie Storm are having an Alumni Hockey game featuring many of the players from previous years including Pittsburgh Penguins Stanley Cup winner Carter Rowney! This will take place on August 18th  at 7:30pm to kick start our Golf Scramble Fundraising Event which takes place on August 19th  at the Dunes Golf and Winter Club.
(Carter Rowney will be there as well!)
 
Registration is at 10:30am Dunes Masters Lounge
Shot Gun Start at 12:00pm
Price: $175 per golfer or Team of 4 Golfers @ $700 ($150 per Alumni)
Dinner and Silent Auction to follow
For more information or to register please contact Stephanie Carter at (780) 533-2205 or email: admin@silaccounting.ca
 









Feeling creative?   
We are looking for Scarecrow Creators for our 10th Annual Scarecrow Festival! 
Contact Mona Grace at 780-978-5300 for further details.



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