February 9, 2017   
Chamber Calendar of Events!

February 12, 2017:
1st Annual Curling Funspiel.
Social networking event for fun and fellowship. Assiniboine Memorial Curling Club.

February 16, 2017:
Lunch Meeting
Police Chief Danny Smyth - Vision for the Winnipeg Police Service & Community Safety. Assiniboine Gordon Inn

March 10, 2017:
Changes to the WCB and the affect on employers. Register for your attendance at  10am, 2pm, 5:30pm  limited seating, no charge event.

March 16, 2017:
Breakfast Meeting
Social Media - Practical Round Tables.
Victoria Inn
Assiniboia Chamber Members - Affinity Partner Offers   (For Members Only!)
 U PS - New Year New Offer 
U PS is now providing Assiniboia Chamber members a new 40% discount for your shipping needs.We h ave leveraged the buying power of our members to deliver even better savings on the shipping products and services that can help move your business forward.  Visit: www.membersbenefitprogram.com/AssiniboiaCC to take advantage of this new exclusive offer and start building for growth.

First Data - Merchant services (credit card payment processing) They will beat your current program costs or provide a MasterCard gift card. A few minutes is all it takes and a review of your current monthly billing. For more info  www.chambermerchantservices.ca
Chamber Notes!

Member Referral Program

Know of a business that could benefit from chamber membership? Send us a note, call the office or stop by. All referrals entered into our monthly draw.

CONGRATULATIONS to the January referral winner Michael Cabral of Dominion Lending.

Member referral draw sponsored by:

Winnipeg location - 
1838 Portage Avenue.

Marketing & Sponsorship Opportunities

Online Member Directory
Enhance your business presence of the online directory with the addition of your logo. Only $25 for the year will have your logo placed with your member listing.
[email protected]
or call 204-774-4154

Help Wanted !
Visit the member only pages to view current job postings by our members. 
Police Chief Danny Smyth - To address February 16 Assiniboia Chamber lunch meeting. 
Danny Smyth was appointed Winnipeg's new chief of police on November 4, 2016. The Assiniboia Chamber is pleased to have Chief Smyth a 30 year veteran of the police service, address our membership in one of his first community speaking engagements. Join your fellow chamber members as Chief Smyth presents to us on community safety and his vision for the Winnipeg Police service. 
Lunch Meeting 
February 16, 2017 11:30am - 1pm
Assiniboine Gordon Inn
1975 Portage Avenue 
1st Annual ACC Curling Funspiel
Sunday February 12, 2017. 

Calling all curlers, non-curlers and those looking for a great afternoon of fun. Our first annual mixed curling funspiel is scheduled for Sunday February 12, 2017. Experienced and the uninitiated welcome. Featuring a pre-game clinic by professional curlers, short games and blind bingo points will make this a great afternoon for all. Light dinner included.

Register your mixed team only $80 team, or register as couples/individuals only $20 pp we will try to match up a team.    
Want to just come out and socialize, only $10 pp includes light dinner. Members and Non-Members welcome to participate. 
Sunday, February 12, 2017
1pm - 6pm
Assiniboine Memorial Curling Club
940 Vimy Road

Still time to register - Registration is online or via the chamber office [email protected] or 204-774-4154. 

Congratulations to Chamber Member Raunora Westcott and Team Englot on your MB Scotties Championship. 

Speaking of curling - we congratulate our chamber member Raunora Westcott and her Team Englot on their January 29 MB Scotties win.
We are pleased to have such great talent in our membership and be sure to join us Feb 12 as Raunora and team mates will lead our curling clinic at the 1st annual funspiel. 
Partnership of MB Capital Region - Shifting to Drive March 9, 2017

PMCR's  Shifting to Drive is taking place on March 9, 2017 at the Metropolitan Entertainment Centre. Shifting to Drive will bring local, national and international thinkers and doers together to share their stories as we move Manitoba forward, together.

For more information or to reserve your spot for Shifting to Drive - visit PMCR's event information/registration page. Register early to ensure your spot. Information/Registration
Advocacy Committee - Open Meeting for Members.

The Advocacy Committee of the Assiniboia Chamber undertakes to put forth issues and topics that relate to our chamber mission of "working together for economic growth, promotes entrepreneurship and is dedicated to competitive enterprise" lobbying government on behalf of our business community. 

We invite members to attend our next committee meeting, 5:30pm February 21, 2017 at the Holiday Inn Airport West. Bring your suggestions of issues that we as a committee and chamber should consider for our future efforts. 

Registration is requested, no charge to attend. REGISTER
Important Notice for Business -
Changes to the WCB and how it affects small 
/medium business

The Assiniboia Chamber has partnered with the WCB to provide valuable information sessions on the changes to the WCB Rate Model and how it affects your business as well as the need to focus on Prevention and the Return to Work programs.

To fit your busy schedule we are providing three sessions on Friday March 10, 2017: 10am / 2pm and 5:30pm  
Holiday Inn Winnipeg Airport West.  
2520 Portage Avenue

These sessions are provided complimentary, registration requested. Select registration by your preferred meeting time.   10am     2pm    5:30pm

Thank you to the  Holiday Inn Winnipeg Airport West for providing meeting facilities for this event.  
Member Profiles

Catrysse Veterinary Services/ABC Spay and Neuter Clinic 
3234 Portage Avenue.
Established in 2009, Catrysse Veterinary Clinic is a modern, full-service small animal practice offering medical, surgical, dental, and preventative care.  They introduced ABC ( Animal Birth Control) Spay and Neuter Clinic to help serve the community better.  Their doctors and staff are friendly and passionate about their work and take a genuine interest and care in each patient/client.

Inland Audio Visual 
422 Lucas Avenue
Inland AV is a full service audiovisual company established in 1937.  Let Inland specialists help with the conceptualization and design of your boardroom, training room or large venue audiovisual systems. They can also assist with special events like AGMs, staged events or conferences.  Let Inland be your AV specialists.

Vist the chamber business directory to review the many varied members of the Assiniboia Chamber Directory
Enhance your Membership Profile 
Tip of the Week!

All Chamber members have access to the  Member Only portal of the Assiniboia Chamber website: www.assiniboiachamber.ca
Do you have a short term offer or special that you need to promote? Through the member only portal why not promote this offer to the chamber membership. Outline your offer and place a link for your email or website. This service is provided complimentary to our members.

Assiniboia Chamber of Commerce | | [email protected] | http://www.assiniboiachamber.ca
1867 Portage Avenue Winnipeg, R3J 3X7