Newcastle Chamber Update October 3 2023
Networking Event
When: October 23rd
Where: Boston Pizza, Bowmanville
Starts at 6:30 in the enclosed/heated patio.
There will be food provided and there is no cost to you. A great chance to come out and meet fellow members and make new business connections. Space is limited, contact Jim at:
50th Anniversary Gala A Great Success!
50th Anniversary Gala & Hospice Fundraiser a great success!
A wonderful evening was had by all. A great meal was provided by Heavens Kitchen and we enjoyed a fabulous performance of Broadway hits by our three entertainers. We had a number of Past Presidents in attendance, as well as board members from Marigold Hospice Care. 
$ucce$$ful $ilent Auction!
We held a silent auction and 50/50 draw to raise funds for the hospice. We are happy to be able to present a cheque to the hospice for $6,000.00. A big thank you to all the people who donated items to the auction and to the hard-working helpers the night of.
Did You Know?
Brian is a member of our Chamber. A great program for our member businesses!

Banff, AB – Brian Bulger was recently recognized as a leading representative of Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan® at the program’s national conference in Banff, AB, September 14th to 17th. The top 100 Chambers Plan representatives from across the country were honoured at the event for experts who met stringent qualifying criteria. Brian Bulger of Brian D. Bulger Insurance Services Ltd. & The Life Insurance Guy is the exclusive Chambers Plan Advisor in Peterborough and Northumberland Counties and the eastern part of Durham County. 
Brian Bulger has been in the insurance services industry for over 40 years. Brian D. Bulger Insurance Services Ltd., & The Life Insurance Guy specializes in Group Benefits and Life Insurance Products and Services. 
Nationally, the Chambers Plan provides employee benefits programs to more than 35,000 small- and medium-sized businesses that are members of 800 Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade that endorse the program. The Plan was introduced over 50 years ago to make group benefits available to smaller firms. Today the program offers competitive rates, outstanding guarantees, and many free, value-added features for participants, including Teladoc Medical Experts® diagnostic support services, and Business Assistance Service, providing business owners access to accounting, legal and human resource experts. 
The Chambers Plan is the largest employee benefits program of its kind in the country, providing tangible benefits to members of participating Chambers and Boards. From the National Service Centre, located in Winnipeg, Chambers Plan is administered by Johnston Group Inc., recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies every year since 2001. 
To speak with Brian Bulger, please call [705) 741-1400 at Brian D. Bulger Insurance Services Ltd., & The Life Insurance Guy, 353 Reid Street, Peterborough, ON, K9H 4G3,
Christmas Dinner Drive
Well believe it or not it’s that time again when we start helping Keller Williams Energy Real Estate with their drive to provide Christmas dinners for those in need of a little help. Their goal this year is to provide 2500 turkey dinners at a cost of $47/per. The Chamber will help with this as it always does, but we really need the community to step up and help make this happen. Please give what you can and be very thankful you are not depending on the Clarington East Foodbank. The need has never been greater. Don’t forget the food bank is also collecting hats, mitts, and socks.
There are a number of ways that you can donate (charitable tax receipts are available):.
1)  Drop of your donation (cash or cheque) to The Vatandoust Sirrs Real Estate Team’s office at 40 King Avenue E, Newcastle L1B 1H6. (Make cheque out to “Operation Turkey Drive”)
2)  E-transfer to and put “The Vatandoust Sirrs Team” in the comment field
3)  On-line donations will be Coming Soon. If you would like to use this option, please call at 905-448-2921.
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