RIBBON CUTTING
April 7 - 1:00pm
Motherhood Photography
9926 - 100 Avenue
BUSINESS INTERCHANGE
Death & Taxes
April 11 - 11:30am
Centre 2000
MEMBER COST $25+GST
PROSPECTIVE MEMBER COST $30+GST
CHAMBER MEMBER BUSINESS SHOWCASE
April 27 - 5:00pm
Jackpot Grill
MEMBER BOOTH $100+GST
STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS LUNCH
May 4 - 11:30am
Paradise Inn & Conference Centre
MEMBER COST $30+GST
PEACE REGION PETROLEUM SHOW
May 17-18
Evergreen Park
www.prpshow.com
BUSINESS AFTER 5 MIXER
May 25 - 5:00 PM
Great Northern Casino

MEMBER TO MEMBER DISCOUNTS
  • Executive Driving Services Inc.
  • Displayco Canada Inc.
  • DCA Printing Inc.
  • Solutions Business Interiors
  • D&M Baking
  • Commandeur Mechanical
  • Flight Centre
  • McLean & Shaw Insurance Brokers
  • Staples Business Depot
  • Eastlink Centre
  • Designing Threads
  • Van Houtte Coffee Service
  • Country Roads RV Park
  • Trusted Dispatch Inc.
  • Peace Power Corporation
  • Alliance Disposal
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN OFFERING A MEMBER TO MEMBER DISCOUNT, CONTACT OUR OFFICE!

HOT DEALS
  • Gateway Sunrooms and Shades (2)
  • SupplementalInsurance
     .ca
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN OFFERING A HOT DEAL, CONTACT OUR OFFICE!


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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 and events of our membership, and 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.
 
PROMOTE YOUR CHAMBER MEMBER BUSINESS
  • FREE advertising in Connections
  • Event sponsorship and award opportunities
  • Printed and online directory listings
  • Member to Member Discounts and community Hot Deals
  • FREE event listings, job postings and media releases
AND DIGITAL SIGN ADVERTISING! 
For more information on digital sign advertising including rates for Members and Non-Profit Members, please contact:

Leah Fujarczuk, Membership Sales & Services Manager leah@gpchamber.com 780-532-5340
Grande Prairie & District Chamber of Commerce
#127 Centre 2000, 11330 - 106 Avenue
Grande Prairie, Alberta, T8V 7X9


Event Sponsors: Daniel Cram Reality, Helen Harder Century 21, Animal Medical Centre North, Dueck Brothers, Landis Family Foundation, Service Master Restore, and Carpet Superstore.

Event Suppliers & Supporters: Pomeroy Hotel & Conference Center and Heartbeat Productions




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You Are Invited to
A Continental Breakfast and
The Annual General Meeting of
South Peace Regional Archives Society and
Friends of the Archives
Saturday, April 8th, 2017
Grande Prairie Museum Community Room
Doors open at 10:00; Breakfast at 10:15
Guest Speaker: Dr. David Leonard on
"150 Years: How the Peace Country Contributed to Canada's Growth"


May 5th to May 14th 2017

We are looking for donation of gloves, bags and prizes.
 
Our email for the event it cityscrub@cityofgp.com
 
This annual program started in the Spring of 2005. Every year schools, businesses, residents and community groups volunteer 20 minutes of their time to pick up garbage in and around the city.

Partnered with the Rotary Green-a-thon,
City Scrub coincides with the annual Rotary Green-a-thon event.  The Green-a-thon is always held on the first Saturday in May and is coordinated by all 5 Rotary Clubs.

How Can You Get Involved?
Take 20 minutes from May 5-14th to pick up litter in your neighbourhood or anywhere around the City.

Our webpage so people know where to pick up supplies. http://www.cityofgp.com/index.aspx?page=200



Ticket available online at Eventbrite.ca












The 18th Annual Cash & Camping Lottery

It's time to start planning for backyard BBQ's, days at the lake, and camping weekends.
This year we have 517 prizes to win so you can have some FUN IN THE SUN! Win trucks, RV's, ATV's, boats, camping/ backyard/ BBQ packages and more! Plus we've got lots of ways you can win CASH!
  1. Get your tickets early to be entered into 2 Early Bird Draws each with 6 prizes totaling $10,000 in Cash! 1st Early Bird draw is May 17 (Cutoff May 14)
  2. Receive a chance to Scratch n' Win cash with the purchase of every ticket. $32,000 in Cash to be won.
  3. Add on your Summer Cash Bonus Draw tickets for a chance to win half the jackpot and up to $125,000 in Cash!
First Prize:
2017 Dodge RAM 3500 Laramie Crew Cab
With Winner's Choice of Luxury RV's
2016 Jayco Seismic Wave 4112 Toy Hauler OR
2016 Starcraft Solstice 354 RESA 5th Wheel
& an RV lot for one year
Retail Value: $210,714
 
Get your tickets starting April 5th at the Prize building in the Great Northern Casino parking lot, online at www.cashandcamping.com, or call 780-532-0506. Tickets are $50 or 3 for $100.
Bonus draw tickets are $10 each, 3 for $25 or 5 for $40.
All proceeds support 12 non-profit groups and community projects in our region.
1st Early Bird Draw Date: May 17 (Sales cut off May 14)


peace power

New Fixed Rates from Peace Power!
 
Peace Power continues to out-perform the big guys on price! Switch today and save! Why pay more than you have to?
 
Electricity:
 
1-Year: 4.95 cents/kWh
3-Year: 5.95 cents/kWh
Variable Rate: market + 1.0 cents/kWh (3.06 cents/kWh over last 12 months, currently at 3.35 cents/kWh)
 
Natural Gas:
 
3-Year: $3.95/GJ
Variable Rate: market + $0.89/GJ ($3.12/GJ over the past 12 months, currently at $3.39/GJ)
 
Visit www.peacepower.ca and click Sign Up
   
SAVE MONEY | SUPPORT ALBERTA | SEE THE DIFFERENCE
   
Visit us on  Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+
 
Toll Free: 1-800-207-9410



Downtown Rehab Project Update

Thank you to everyone who attended our Downtown Rehabilitation and Streetscapes Project Phase 1 and 2 Information Session on March 22.

Construction recommences on the project in early May. A tentative underground schedule is available here. Dates for surface work are to be confirmed.

A survey is currently being conducted to compile feedback on our communications efforts for the project. The estimated time to complete is five minutes and your comments are greatly appreciated. Visit this page to complete the survey and provide feedback.

Be sure to sign-up for our Weekly Update e-newsletter to receive regular notifications on construction scheduling, traffic information and project details. A subscription form plus much more information on the project is available at cityofgp.com/ourdowntown.


WARNING: Don't Miss Out on This Limited Time Special Offer!

Make 2017 your best year ever for great golf, new friends, great value and fun! Don't Miss Out on Our Student Membership Offer!
 
Book before April 15th and Pay Just $350!
That's a $415 Savings!

 A perfect membership for the older student- a terrific price that allows full-time students age 18 to 23 (Valid student ID required) to play Bear Creek Golf Club.
 
Call us at 780.538.3393 to get yours today! Make it a FAMILY AFFAIR! Become a Bear Creek member for 2017 and enjoy teeing it up with your Student Golfer! But Hurry this offer expires April 15th/2017
 
The BEST OPTION in Grande Prairie for Junior Golf Memberships
In an effort to promote Junior Golf in the Grande Prairie area at the regions coolest course, as well as healthy and active lifestyles for kids, we are offering Junior Golf Memberships (ages 12-17) for the unbelievable low price of $99.00 for purchase in the months of February and March only.
Please share this with anyone who has a child between 12 and 17 who wants an affordable family activity in 2017. Please also note children ages 11 & under are free if accompanied by a parent that is playing golf. Call the club TODAY at 780.538.3393 to enroll as a member and begin enjoying great people, a great club, and great golf.
 

 
There is no BETTER VALUE to host a special occasion party than at our Event Center.  From birthday and anniversary parties to fundraisers and weddings, and everything in between, we are the BEST CHOICE in Grande Prairie for your special event!
We Have a Special Offer for Retirement Parties
Host your Retirement Party with us and the Retiree will receive a single golf membership ON US!  Maybe it's time to retire!  
Don't book anywhere else without checking with us. We know you'll be delighted!










THE REAL ESTATE ACADEMY PRESENTS ........

An experienced, practical, relaxed professional team who want you to know all the FACTS, TIPS and SECRETS TO Real Estate Buying, Selling; Flipping and Investing: Deb Albinati-Mortgage Associate, TMG Mortgages, Darlene Repka-Smith, Realtor, FUSE Realty Inc. and Cam Ralston, Property Inspector, Global Property Inspections

Admission: $5 which will be donated to the Food Bank or Ronald McDonald House

HAPPY HOMEBUYING April 11 and 13, 7-9 pm OR April 27, 10am-1pm,
light lunch included
Where do I find the best homes? What do I look for in a good home? What is the process, its all Greek to me! Is this a good time to buy?

INTELLIGENT INVESTING May 1, 7-9 pm
How does Real Estate compare to other investments? What kinds of investments are there? How do I decide? What return can I expect? How do I determine "cash flow?"

FLIPPING FOR FUN May 3 , 7-9 pm
Ever think of buying an ugly Betty, fixing it up and then selling it? How do I finance it? How much down do I need?
How to evaluate a flipper? How to learn the values of property and how much $ you can make.

TOUR of HOMES Sat. May 6, 10am-12noon and as required
Join Darlene and Colleen with FUSE Realty and Cam with Global Inspections on a 2 hour tour of some homes presently on MLS to see the good, the bad and the ugly. See what the Realtor sees and see what the Inspector sees.

To register for all events, and find location, please call Colleen 780-512-1163 at least 24 hours before the event is to start. For questions and more in specific content, pls call Darlene 780-814-0998





The Diamond Guys from
Curry's Jewellers leave April 22nd 2017
Stop in today and let's talk about DIAMONDS
with the Diamond Experts!
 
Curry's Jewellers...1978 LTD.
Locally owned and operated
Andre Ouellette
Michael Ouellette
Downtown Grande Prairie
10019 100 Avenue
www.currysjewellers.com