March 13, 2016
Assiniboia Chamber of                                      
Upcoming Chamber Events!
Chamber Notes!

- Richard Halliday is the newly appointed President & CEO of the Assiniboia Chamber. Richard is looking forward to working with our members and is anticipating connecting with you over the coming months. Should you have any input for Richard contact him at 774-4154 or
-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 Assiniboia Chamber 2016/17 event series is now in the planning stages - if you have any requests or suggestions on events, guest speakers, topics or other desired programs contact Richard at the office 774-4154 or 

-We are developing a sponsorship program of our various events and activities. This is a great opportunity to keep your business name in the forefront of our 400+ membership. Contact Richard for further information.
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Member Luncheon:- April 21 -  Assiniboia Downs
Guest Speaker: Jean LaRose CEO - APTN
Mr. LaRose will speak to our members about the success that has been achieved with the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN). From being one of the host broadcasters of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics through moving the network to a digital, high-definition platform and currently employing in excess of 130 people to what's next for APTN?  

Thursday, April 21, 2016
Assiniboia Downs - Terrace Dining Room
11:30am - 1:00pm
Register Here          
Social Networking Evening - April 28 Rumors Comedy Club.
 We know the stresses of everyday business and work life and 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 Joe DeRosa who has several comedy specials on Comedy Central, recorded two comedy albums and has been featured on many current and past television production.  Tickets are on sale now 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                                                
Assiniboia 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 Foundation with raffle sponsors including Winnipeg Goldeyes..

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
It's getting close to that time of year, the courses in and around Winnipeg will be opening within the next week or two. The Assiniboia Chamber of Commerce Annual Tournament is scheduled 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 
Book your spot HERE                                  


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Winnipeg, R3J 3X7