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, events or simply general awareness of our membership, and also 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. There is no cost for this service which is included with your membership.
Be sure to check each ad for possible clicks to links!

Construction is progressing on both blocks of 100 Avenue!

Streetlights are currently being installed from 102 Street to 100 Street, and are scheduled to be complete by the end of the month. Paving will be done on the west block from 102 Street to 101 Street in the upcoming week, dependant on weather. Line painting on this block will follow.

Paving stones are being installed on the east block, from 101 Street to 100 Street. Landscaping, tree planting, and electrical are also being done around the site this week.

Businesses are open during construction, and have front access available. Pedestrians may walk on the concrete sidewalk base.
The project is on schedule to be complete by the end of October

To stay up to date on the project, sign up for weekly updates here:  https://bit.ly/2vVfLOT, or visit: Cityofgp.com/OurDowntown












Music Centre Canada is proud to be Grande Prairie's local, family run music shop. Serving the Peace Region for more than ten years, MCC not only offers a friendly retail experience for all your instrument needs, but also offers lessons, repairs, in-store events, trade-ins, and more. They carry over 70 different brands and the sales staff take pride in helping customers find the gear they need - from beginner students to the experienced musician! Check out Music Centre Canada Grande Prairie online at  www.musiccentregp.com , or visit the shop at 


 
Every year the  GPRC Alumni/Foundatio n honours the incredible achievements of our Alumni along with GPRC volunteers and supporters who have made a difference to the success of the College and our students.
 
If you know a former GPRC student who has gone on to make outstanding contribution to their professions or their community please nominate them for one of our Alumni Awards.
 
The awards include the:
The GPRC Alumni/Foundation also presents an award to a College volunteer who has made exceptional contributions of time and energy to GPRC.

If you have a deserving volunteer who as gone above and beyond to support GPRC and its students please nominate them for the:
The GPRC Board of Governors also selects a recipient for the Board of Governors Award of Distinction. If you know of an individual or group in the community that has made exceptional contributions to our community and to the advancement of higher education you can submit your nomination to the Board of Governors for its consideration.

More information about that award can be found here:
The deadline for nominations is November 9, 2018 and the online nomination forms can be found here: gprc.me/awards.
 
The awards will be announced and honoured with GPRC's donors and community supporters and leaders at the annual President's Awards Luncheon on March 12, 2019.

Grande Prairie Crime Prevention along with the RCMP have launched a new program where missing persons posters are automatically distributed through the   crimeprevention@cityofgp.com  email address. The participating businesses would post the information in their location and when a cancellation, or located, email comes through take the posting down. The aim of this program is to enhance the circulation of the notices so that those that are missing can be more quickly located.  Businesses involved with the program include, but are not limited to; hotels, motels, restaurants, pubs, bars, cultural centres, homeless shelters, women's shelter and other locations that missing people could show up throughout the City.
 
Attached is form required to sign up for the distribution list.  
Please complete and return to    
 















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