Chestermere Chamber of Commerce News
July 27, 2018
Presidents Message
Hello Chestermere! Wow how is the summer going by so quickly! Hope you are enjoying it so far. I wanted to reach out with a quick message! KEEP IT HERE CHESTERMERE! With the City of Calgary so close to us how can we support our local businesses (store front and home based as well). So much of our spending is done away from Chestermere. There are some terrific business right here in Chestermere waiting to serve you! 

We are so excited to welcome the below new members to the Chestermere Chamber of Commerce. For more information on local businesses and how to join the Chamber please go to our website - we would love to have you join us!
Michelle Eldjarnson
President - Chestermere Chamber of Commerce
Welcome New Chamber Members
DENTAL FIX RX
Dental Fix combines centralized technological and account management services with a unique national network of locally owned and operated industry professionals. Each professional is equipped with "state of the art" mobile service centers. We deliver On-Site personalized service for all of your practice's repair and new equipment needs. WEBSITE

LAKESHORE ESTHETICS & TANNING
The Lakeshore hosts a variety of laser and spa services where clients can have all of their beauty needs met in one dynamic place. We offer customers an exceptional place to refresh and recharge while having thorough services done by qualified technicians in a clean and safe environment.  WEBSITE

CANADIAN COMMERCIAL VENTURES INC. - STORE & MORE
Whether you need space for just a month or for a year, Store & More Chestermere can satisfy all your storage needs. We offer state of the art security system, and various unit sizes to meet any space needs. Large sales centre for all of your moving supply needs. WEBSITE

CHESTERMERE AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY
Our goal is to encourage improvements in agriculture in order to enhance the quality of life for the people in our community. We are doing so by developing educational programs, events, services and facilities based on the needs of our community.  WEBSITE

ERIC'S NO FRILLS
Eric's No Frills offer great products and low prices. They are open from 8:00 am - 10:00 pm, 7 days a week and conveniently located in Rainbow Falls. FB PAGE

Tyler Blaney - ROYAL LEPAGE BENCHMARK
Tyler believes that nothing is more important in a relationship than trust. Whether buying or selling your home, Tyler will always have your best interests at heart. WEBSITE

EPCOR
Offering rate-regulated and contract electricity services to around 600,000 residential and small commercial customers in Alberta. WEBSITE
Canadian Chamber of Commerce News
Alberta Government
Every Monday the team at  Business Link  (click) shares upcoming activities, training, and events targeted at entrepreneurs and small business owners via email. For comprehensive news and events from the Business Link,  Subscribe to the Connector

Need more information on funding, regulations and other resources? See the Alberta Small Business website at  www.smallbusiness.alberta.ca

Your business or organization could receive a grant of up to $100,000 through the Government of Canada’s Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF) to improve the accessibility of your workplace.
Visit the AEF website for more information.

In Other News
Lemonade Day
The Chamber would like to send out apologies to the Chestermere Rotary Club for not being included as a sponsor on our last newsletter. Thank you Rotary Club of Chestermere!
Volunteers Needed
The Chamber is looking for business owners who want to get involved! If you wish to volunteer, please contact us.
How the use of medical and recreational cannabis may affect the employer-employee relationship.
With the passing of the Medical Marijuana Access Regulations and subsequent Senate approval of the Cannabis Act, this article examines five key considerations read on
Alberta Gaming, Liquor, and Cannabis Act
The Alberta Gaming, Liquor, and Cannabis Act make it unlawful for persons an associates to those involved in gangs or organized crime to be in licensed establishments. Read on...
Chamber President Michelle Eldjarnson interviewed by Ian Campbell of 660 News
Chestermere student awarded Entrepreneur of the year award! Read on...

Congratulations to SANTINA FRONTE for being the 2018 Best Stand Winner and to Owner/Operator of Lemon Squeeezy, AYANA KASSAM for receiving the Entrepreneur of the year award!
Member to Member Benefits
Commissioner of Oaths
The City of Chestermere provides Commissioner for Oaths services at no cost. For more information, visit their website HERE
Best Western Plus Chestermere
Chamber members receive a 10% discount off guest room rentals! Great benefit to use if you have customers in from out of town!

Call them today to reserve a room! 587.349.7444
50FreeCalls.com

Let 50FreeCalls.com help with your online marketing and watch your customer base grow. We will develop custom ads that run on a specific schedule to maximize the number of people who call you 1.844.450.3733
2357
That's the number of visitors the Chamber had on its website for June!

NOTICE TO NON-MEMBERS

If you're not a member, customers didn't see your business listing.
The Chamber receives several calls a month for referrals and we always refer Chamber members first!
You don't need to sit on the board or a committee to be a member.
You can choose any event to attend - The freedom to choose is yours!
The cost to join is as little as 1 cup of coffee per day!
Events
Speed Networking
A unique opportunity for you to meet several potential clients in minutes!

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 7:00 - 9:00 pm

Township 24 - 210, 100 Rainbow Road, Chestermere

Seating is limited to 35 people. Chamber members receive first right of refusal.

Chamber Members: Register BEFORE August 9. $5.00 pp - includes one drink ticket.

Non-Members: Register AFTER August 9. $15.00 pp - includes one drink ticket.
Chamber Business Awards
SAVE THE DATE!

Friday, October 19, 2018

Check out the Chamber's EVENT PAGE on the Website. Do you have an event you want to share with other businesses? Let us know and we will get the word out!

Did you know the Chamber hosts an event calendar for all events happening in the City?
THE CHAMBER IS WORKING ON PUTTING TOGETHER SOME WORKSHOPS. WHAT DO YOU WANT TO BE EDUCATED ON?
Social Media
Group Benefits
Direct Marketing
eMarketing
Financing and Accounting
Video Content Production
Funding Programs
Succession Planning
HR Policies & Recruitment
Moving from Home Based to Commercial
Is your answer not in the above? No problem! Send us an email with your ideas! info@chestermerechamber.com
Resources and Articles
Chestermere Chamber of Commerce
403.770.9680 | info@chestermerechamber.com | www.chestermerechamber.com