Spring is finally in the air and it is nice to see the seasonal businesses getting their spaces ready! Also wishing the best of luck to the fishers and with the prep work to the farmers on a prosperous season ahead!

Tis the season to be looking for seasonal staff or expanding your staff. We would like to help you get the word out if you can share your job postings by email or tagging @ktownchamber on your social media posts and we will share them as well.

Lots of info below so be sure to read right to the bottom of the newsletter!

Upcoming KACC Sessions/Events:
More info and registration links below

Fri, May 5th - 6:00pm After Hours mixer & Trivia night at Emerald Community Centre

Wed, May 10th - 6:00pm Information Session on Wills & Estate planning - Iain McCarvill with Key Murray Law - currently full

Thur, June 1st - 1:00pm KACC Golf Tournament at Anderson's Creek

Fri, June 16th - 6:00pm KACC Car Rally (more details to come soon!)

Julie Corbett
Executive Director

Please follow our social media accounts @ktownchamber to keep up to date on events, learn more about the benefits offered and your fellow members!
Please email if you are interested in having your location as one of the stops on the route of the Car Rally.
More details to come on signing up to participate!
It was a great time at the New London Community Complex on April 13th for the 2nd annual KACC President's Casino Night! Big thank you to title sponsor, the Town of Kensington, the event and media sponsors and those who donated prizes!

Events like this cannot happen without the support of sponsors and the people that attend to make it such a great experience for everyone with lots of fun playing games for prizes and networking!

A big thank the great volunteers and staff at the New London Community Complex, Jerry Heartz for providing the games, those who volunteered their time to be one of the game dealers and to the KACC Board of Directors who is a group of smart, talented, passionate and FUN people to be surrounded by and each helped make this night a success!
Inclusive & Diversity Session with Evelyn Bradley
If you are looking to get some honest answers on how to be more inclusive in your workplace and in your everyday interactions, Evelyn Bradley with Bradley Consulting can definitely help you out!

Thank you to Evelyn for joining us and to the amazing C&B Corner Cafe for hosting us in your beautiful space and to Cavendish Farms for sponsoring the session.

This is a section in the newsletter that employers can recognize one of their employees! Please send a write up and a few pictures along to
PEI Business Women's Association
CANVA workshop!
In this hands-on workshop, you'll experience how easy it is to create a consistent brand for your business using Canva.

Learn from a Canva-verified expert who will walk you through how to set up a brand kit and customize templates in no time.

If you're ready to take your design skills to the next level, attending this workshop is the perfect place to start. 
The Atlantic Police Chiefs conference is going to be held on June 20th to June 22nd in Summerside.

The organizers would like to invite any businesses in this area to provide information on their businesses, a sample or possibly a discount that could be offered to the delegates and/or their partners that could be included in their Welcome packages. Please contact Basil at
Funding Opportunities
Applications are open for the Spring 2023 round of the Ignition Fund with Innovation PEI! ⠀
The Ignition Fund is a competitive based fund for entrepreneurs seeking start-up capital for a new innovative business venture or to develop and launch a new innovative product. The fund invests seed capital that will allow successful applicants to turn their ideas into a tangible and viable business.⠀
Innovation PEI is hosting Information Sessions, virtually and in-person, across the Island over the next few weeks! Sign up and learn more today:
Summerside’s information session on May 9 at 2:00 – 3:00PM:
Tourism Seasonal Extension Program
Funding to help tourism operators extend their season. Grants range from $2500 to $50 000. See more details here.
Canada Digital Adoption Program
Grants and access to advice to increase online sales, reduce costs, better manage inventory and more. See more details here.
Time is running out to book for the group Ireland trip for this Fall!
Only a few days left to book this trip!
Three Rural Island Chambers are promoting this group trip
to beautiful Ireland and it is open to Chamber members and non-members.
Click on the image below to check out the amazing itinerary!
If you have an interest in travelling to Ireland, now is your chance to learn more!
There is another one planned for April 2024.
We love to share our Member's news! Please send your news or job postings along to
Mel's Petro Can - Kensington
Mel's Petro is a gas station and convenience store all in one, making it one of the busiest spots in Kensington. Whether you're looking for a quick meal on the go or a sweet treat, Mel's has it all.
"We think you’ll agree 'there’s so much more at Mel’s'.”
Check them out on their Facebook Page!
Coppernine Waterproofing
Family-owned and operated, servicing Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia, with over a decade of experience in the foundation industry. Coppernine Waterproofing is sure to meet your needs and exceed your highest expectations.
Our company specializes in all foundation waterproofing services from internal and external french drain systems, Crawl Space Encapsulations, sump pump & battery backup installation, crack repair services, bowing foundation walls, and so much more!
We stand behind our work with a 25-year transferable warranty on select installations.
Contact your foundation specialist today!
For a complete list of services, check out their website!
Clinton View Lodge,
MacLeod Group Inc.
Clinton View Lodge, Macleod Group Inc., is a 63 bed community and nursing care facility situated in the rolling hills of picturesque Clinton with beautiful views of the Sou’west River. Its rural setting offers residents with a unique experience and helps keep seniors closer to their home community. Clinton View Lodge has been a focal point of the community for over 50 years.
Clinton View Lodge enjoys tremendous support from the families of residents and the local community. Community support allows Clinton View Lodge to offer a variety of activities from local singers, entertainers, as well as water displays from the New London Fire Department.

For more information about Clinton View Lodge visit our website
New London Community Complex
The New London Community Complex has a lot of great things going on, be sure to follow their Facebook page to stay up to date on their weekly and upcoming events!

The Complex can comfortably seat 300+ theatre style and 200+ for a meal. The facility caters to wedding receptions, family gatherings, business functions and more! There is a large commercial kitchen so catering to these events is also an option.
They have a lovely bakery onsite and meals to go as well!

New London Community Complex will offer a 10% discount to fellow KACC Chamber members at the bakery and hall rentals (excluding large events such as weddings).

Where People Come For Food, Fun, Friends, and Special Occasions!