April  20, 2016
Assiniboia Chamber of                                      
Upcoming Chamber Events!
Chamber Notes!

- The Assiniboia Chamber of Commerce extends our sympathies to the family of  Dennis Dempsey who passed away recently. Dennis was president of the chamber in 1976 and recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2015.

-The MB Chambers of Commerce  AGM will be held in Portage La Prairie, May 6-8. Representatives of your board and staff will be in attendance to further our chamber programs.

-The 2016/17 Member Directory & Buyers Guide is currently in pre-production. If there are any changes to your business profile contact the chamber office, 204-774-4154.

- Coming Soon! In our ongoing effort to provide value to our members, we will be distributing a short member survey via email in the coming months. In the meantime should you have any suggestions do contact Richard at 774-4154 or richard@assiniboiacc.mb.ca

- Sponsorship Opportunities. The 2016/17 sponsorship package is in development and available soon. This is a great option to promote your business and brand to our members and general interest community. If you have interest, contact Richard at the chamber to discuss and be timely for the member guide production and distribution to 4,000 businesses.
Winnipeg Airport Authority - Annual Public Meeting, April 27, 2016
The WAA invites the community to attend their annual public meeting, Wednesday April 27, 2016  9:00am at the Inn at the Forks.  Meet the Officers and Directors of the company, presentation on the operations of the organization and the 2015 financial statements.  Public Notice Here   
Election 2016 - The Results!

The Manitoba provincial election came to its conclusion on April 19 and as everyone knows the PC Party has an overwhelming majority lead by Premier-elect Brian Pallister. Welcome to our Assiniboia Chamber district MLA's - incumbents Myrna Driedger & Heather Stefanson and newly elected; Stephen Fletcher, Scott Fielding and Scott Johnston. Winnipeg Free press election results   HERE  .
Census 2016 - This is a census year!

Starting May 2, Census Canada will be sending out census letters and packages to all Canadian households. There is also employment opportunities in the community, especially for students. Visit the Census Canada website HERE for more information.
Social Networking Evening - April 28 Rumors Comedy Club.
 We know the stresses of everyday business and work life and we want to help you lighten your outlook on life. Join members and guests as we step out of our routine with an evening of fun and frivolity at Rumors Comedy Club. Feature performer is Carmen Lynch who was a finalist on Last Comic Standing and performed in Comedy Central & HBO Canada feature productions. Tickets are still on sale through the chamber office, a rainbow auction and opportunity to meet other members will round out the evening.
Doors Open 6:30pm
Showtime 8:00pm
Ticket registration available HERE  (Limited # of tickets still available)                                    
We need your help!

The Assiniboia Chamber is undertaking fundraising initiatives for and at our next few events to support our philanthropic activities. We request our members assistance in providing contributions of merchandise that we can feature or bundle to make for interesting and valuable raffles and rainbow auction prizes.

This includes our upcoming support of The Deer Lodge Centre Foundation at the AGM and our RRC College Business School Scholarship amongst others. Can you help us help others? Contact Dorothy or Richard at the chamber office 204-774-4154 or email info@assiniboiacc.mb.ca

Thank you to our current supporters - Winnipeg Goldeyes, Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Victoria Inn, Best Western Hotel, Marriott Hotel, National Leasing, Morier Benefits, Dorothy Anderson (ACC Staff), Desjardins Financial. 

Assiniboine Chamber - AGM & Awards Dinner, May 19, 2016
Join guest host Ace Burpee  and his unique MC stylings as we celebrate the chambers Annual General Meeting and Awards Dinner. This is the highlight of our chamber year as we complete our business series and take the opportunity to recognize some outstanding individuals in our community and enjoy a wonderful evening out. Our fundraising charity of choice is the Deer Lodge Centre Foundation with raffle sponsors including Winnipeg Goldeyes and Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

Holiday Inn Airport West
Chateau Riel Room
Cocktails 5:30PM
Dinner     6:30pm 
Tickets $75.00
 Book your tickets HERE                                   

Annual Chamber Golf Tournament - June 17 Assiniboine Golf Club
The courses are opening and it's getting close to that time of year for the  Assiniboia Chamber of Commerce Annual Golf Tournament. Mark your calendars for Friday June 17 at the Assiniboine Golf club. As in past years this is destined to be the premiere golf event organized by your chamber.  New format this year to allow you time to get away for your weekend. Registrations are now open - organize your foursome or register individually, a great time will be had by all.
Assiniboine Golf Club
2045 Ness Avenue
Registration/Lunch 11am
Tee - Off                  12nn
Wind-Up                   4 pm 


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