MEET YOUR 2019 BOARD OF DIRECTORS!
PRESIDENT
Tracey Buckley | TELUS
PAST PRESIDENT
Randy Driediger | RCU Insurance
VICE PRESIDENT
Shaun Aquiline | Bell Media
TREASURER
Donna Zmaeff | Revelstoke Best Western

DIRECTORS
Daniel Kellie | Glacier House Resort & Great Canadian Tours
Emily Beaumont | Royal LePage
Jamie Hobgood | Revelstoke Credit Union
Kevin Manuel | Revelstoke Mountain Resort
Maggie Spizzirri | Moxie Marketing & Social Media
Sara Sansom | Birch & Lace and Feather & Stone
Trevor English | Red Apple

Thank you to our outgoing Directors for your time, dedication, service and engagement! Shelley Evans, Veronika Stevenson, & Nicole Cherlet
Welcome to our newest Chamber Members!
Society Snow & Skate | Karl Jost
Maltby Management Ltd. | Francis Maltby
BANFF MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL WORLD TOUR February 12, 13, & 14 @ The Roxy Theatre
Many thanks to our event sponsors and the businesses that have donated prizing for some lucky audience members!
The Festival is now SOLD OUT!
FEBRUARY CHAMBER NETWORKING EVENT
2019 VISITOR EXPERIENCE GUIDES HAVE ARRIVED!



Pick up copies of the
Revelstoke Experience Guide
for your business at the Visitor Centre!

IMMIGRATION SOLUTIONS FOR STAFFING ISSUES

 Many thanks to Michelle Bowlen of Selkirk Law Corporation for joining us to present such detailed information on the options available to hire and retain foreign workers.

For direct queries you can reach Michelle at:
Selkirk Law Corporation
mbowlen@selkirklaw.ca or (250)814-7576
If you were unable to attend the session, click below to read the full presentation:
CITY OF REVELSTOKE RESORT DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY
Stakeholder Input Requested; share your thoughts & ideas!
Take this great opportunity to share your input into the development of a new three year Resort Development Strategy (RDS) for the City of Revelstoke!

What is the Resort Development Strategy???
Learn more HERE!
 
The City of Revelstoke invites you to complete the survey!
Read the letter of invitation HERE!
 
"Your input is greatly appreciated, and we look forward to sharing with you the resulting Resort Development Strategy for 2019-2022."
Ingrid Bron - Director of Community Economic Development | City of Revelstoke
PARKS CANADA: Community Engagement
Parks Canada is beginning to prepare new management plans for the mountain parks including Mount Revelstoke and Glacier National Park.
They want to hear your views and suggestions on the future of these amazing places.
Have your say and be engaged!

What is a Management Plan?
A management plan outlines the vision, key strategies, objectives and targets for a national park or national historic site.

Engagement Opportunities: Online & In Person:
Open House in Revelstoke
Feb. 21, 2019: 12:00 – 17:00
McPherson Room, Revelstoke Community Centre
March 6, 2019: 13:00 – 16:00
McPherson Room, Revelstoke Community Centre
The first step in the management planning process is to assess the current state of the park and review progress or changes since the previous management plan (2010). For your information, HERE is a summary of the State of the Park Assessment for Mount Revelstoke and Glacier national parks. 
FAMILY DAY WEEKEND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES!
REVELSTOKE ATHLETIC & CLIMBING CENTRE OPTION:
Share your thoughts on the Resident Survey!
REVELSTOKE, BC: With support from the City of Revelstoke and the BC Rural Dividend Fund the recently formed Revelstoke Athletic & Climbing Centre (RAAC) Advisory Group are proud to announce a resident survey to investigate the needs, benefits and opportunities for a new, non-aquatic, multi-sport recreational athletic facility in Revelstoke. 

Potential uses identified include an indoor climbing gym, squash and other court space, a 200m indoor running track and high performance athletic development.

The community of Revelstoke is invited to participate in the survey in order to fully investigate the potential features and future services of our community’s first independent, non-profit indoor recreation facility.

For more information and to provide feedback on the survey, visit the link below:
STARTUP REVELSTOKE WORKSHOP: FEBRUARY 15TH



As a self employed person, there are a lot of details about your tax return that you need to understand.
If you feel like you are being buried by a tax avalanche, this workshop is for you.
Revelstoke CPA Miranda Murphy will go through the basics of what information you need to complete the T2125 Statement of Business or Professional Activities on your personal tax return.

Learn what resources are out there to help you so you can tell if you know enough to tackle it on your own, or understand that you need some professional help.
AGRI-FOOD BUSINESS PLANNING WORKSHOP IN REVELSTOKE!


COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS is proud to host a two-day, eight module business and marketing development workshop for food processors!
 
This workshop is intended for micro, small and medium-sized food processors looking to improve and/or expand their operations, and farmers working on value-added products. The workshop will be facilitated by business, marketing, and industry specialists.
 


For questions: 250-754-4916 or events@farmfooddrink.ca
KOOTENAY BUSINESS MAGAZINE IS WELCOMING NOMINATIONS FOR 2019!


REVELSTOKE CREDIT UNION COMMUNITY GIVING PROGRAM:
2019 INTAKE NOW OPEN
In keeping with its ongoing commitment to Members and the community, 
RCU will be distributing $100,000 to community organizations,programs and capital projects.

Community Giving and Community Giving - Capital Projects are designed to help Revelstoke's non-profit and charitable organizations fund their programs and projects. 

Application forms are available at Revelstoke Credit Union or on-line at  revcu.com ; application deadline is March 1, 2019.
CENTRE FOR RURAL HEALTH RESEARCH AT UBC:
Request for Input for "Rural Surgical & Obstetrical Networks Evaluation Study"



A UBC study team is coming to Revelstoke next week to speak to various stakeholders about access to surgical & maternal services for residents of Revelstoke.

They are facilitating focus groups with patients and their families to discuss and would like to hear from you!

How to learn more or sign-up?
Contact: Anshu Parajulee
p: 604-822-4587

Date: February 20, 2019
Time: 7pm to 9pm
REVELSTOKE IS ON THE GO!
(and the best treatment for FOMO, is to stay in the know)
Do you have a GOOGLE MY BUSINESS listing???
Google yourself NOW and see what comes up. If you don't have a GMB Listing,
SIGN UP NOW ! Every business should have one.

GMB is a free tool that lets you manage how your business appears on Google Search and Maps. That includes adding your business name, location, and hours; monitoring and replying to customer reviews; adding photos; learning where and how people are searching for you, and more.
ELECTRIC CHARGING STATIONS FOR RESIDENTS & VISITORS:
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Don't be shy,  let us know !
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