CHAMBER NEWS
Message from the Executive Director

First of all, the topic we can't ignore. Fiona is heading our way, please stay safe this weekend and I hope we get through it without too much damage. Any members that may require extra assistance in the days following, please reach out and we can put it out to our fellow members to see if anyone is in position to help out. It takes a village!

We are looking forward to getting back into some networking and training sessions this Fall! Please be in touch if you are interested in sponsoring or hosting a mixer or training session at your location.

Upcoming KACC Events:
Date TBD - KACC Golf Tournament at Anderson's Creek had to be postponed
Oct 16th - 22nd- Celebrating Small Business Week!
Mon, Oct 17th - 9:00-10:30am KACC Speed Networking event at "Hello Kitchen Restaurant" in Kensington
Thur, Oct 20th - 4:00-6:00pm Small Business Week Mixer in partnership with CCTP at the St. Mary's Historic Church Pavilion in Indian River - Guest speaker Ann Worth with Worth Consulting Group!
Thur, Nov 24th - Kick off the Christmas celebrations at the KACC Business Awards Gala at Clinton Hills! Save the date - more info to come very soon!

Please follow our social media accounts @ktownchamber to keep up to date on events, learn more about the benefits offered and your fellow members!

Julie Corbett
KACC SMALL BUSINESS WEEK EVENTS
Come join us for coffee and snacks and get to know more people in the community to make some more connections and potential partnerships!
Also Learn about an internship program and about sales missions to Quebec.
A few Benefits of Speed Networking:
Help increase your number of business contacts.
Meet businesses working in the same or different sectors who could become potential providers.
Create synergies, generating new opportunities through collaboration.
Make new friends & have fun!
Join the Facebook page for more information or book your spot here!
Please join us (The Kensington & Area Chamber of Commerce & Central Coastal Tourism Partnership) on October 20th at the Historic St. Mary's Pavilion for a
Happy Hour Talk and indulge in some munchies from Ship to Shore Restaurant while
hearing the motivational words from Ann Worth!
Incredible You! Your potential is limitless!
An engaging message that will challenge us to explore mindset and strategy in how
we show up to live our best lives. On the clock and off!
Ann Worth - Worth Consulting
https://worthconsultinggroup.com/
Please join the Facebook event page for more info on the event!
This is a free event but please reserve your spot here!
KACC MEMBER BENEFIT HIGHLIGHT
Flagship
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Think FlagShip is the right fit for your business? Click HERE and sign up today!
See how you can just FlagShip it!
This is a new section in the newsletter that employers can recognize one of their employees! Please send a write up and a few pictures along to kensingtonandareachamber@gmail.com
Trailside Bottle Exchange is pleased to recognize Jeffrey Waugh as a Valued Employee .
Jeffrey has been employed at Trailside Bottle Exchange for 10 Years, first as part time then to full time.  Jeffrey now oversees the day to day operation at the Bottle Exchange from sorting , packing and preparing re-cyclables for shipment .  “Jeffrey does an excellent job and excels in customer service, we are very fortunate to have Jeffrey working with us" says owner, Kevin Waugh. Recently added to Trailside Bottle Exchange service is electronic and metal drop off service which Jeffrey also oversees. Jeffrey lives in the Kensington area and enjoys playing local league softball as well as a casual round of Golf with his family and friends . An avid sports fan, Jeffrey enjoys watching his favourite teams; The Blue Jays and Green Bay Packers. Also a pet lover, enjoys his cat Mya and his uncles dog Rex .
Jeffrey received a $100 local business gift certificate from his employer in recognition of ‘Valued Employee'.
Trailside Bottle Exchange is a Provincially Licensed Bottle Exchange , open Mon-Friday 9am-5 pm , Sat 8 am – 3 pm , Closed Sunday
INDUSTRY NEWS
Love Local PEI Business Directory
The Charlottetown Chamber published an updated GCACC Business Funding Directory, providing a comprehensive list of all government funding opportunities available to business owners.
Featured Program: Ignition Fund 
Application deadline: October 24th, 2022.
Program Details: 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.  

MEMBER NEWS!
KACC NEW MEMBER!!

Welcome Hello Kitchen Restaurant & Bar to Kensington and to the Chamber!
Check out the newest restaurant in Kensington (88 Victoria Street) and meet Om and his family!
Hello Kitchen has a great variety of food and serves both Indian and Canadian style cuisine. Check out their
Facebook page for their full menu!
We love to share our Member's news! Please send your news or job postings along to kensingtonandareachamber@gmail.com
KACC MEMBER PROFILES
WE APPRECIATE YOU BEING A MEMBER!
Marco Polo Land
Marco Polo Land Campground in Cavendish! Marco Polo Land has been named the best Canadian Campground of the Year by the national Camping and RV council! They have 618 camping sites as well as cabins, a historic Inn and Chuckwagons to stay in! Lots of activities for the whole family and a water zone on site! https://marcopololand.ca/
Sou'West Bar & Grill
The Sou'West Bar & Grill features fresh local seafood, an oyster bar, patio seating, and live music every Thursday and Friday. They are open 11am-9pm daily until October 1st! To stay up to date on their hours and see their menu, check out their Facebook Page! Sou'West
Stanley Bridge Country Resort
The Resort is situated on a hilltop in the Village of Stanley Bridge, our scenic, smoke free, Country Resort sits on twelve acres of landscaped property overlooking New London Bay and the Stanley River. Check out their website for more info on their accommodations, catering and event packages!
O'Neil's Plate & Palette
Great food and art in beautiful French River!
For the plate, they have dine-in or take-out from the license restaurant. For the palette, the walls of the eatery serve as a gallery featuring beautiful artworks of Scott. All paintings in the restaurant are available for sale.
For Restaurant reservations or place a take away order please call 902-886-3065.
Find more information on our website: kaccpei.com