March 3, 2021
Happy March!

We are just 1 week away from our 2020 Annual General Meeting - will you be joining us to lend your voice to YOUR Chamber? This important event will be a maximum of 30 minutes and your vote is vital to move our Chamber forward. Please register today and join us on March 10. Today is the last day to submit Board of Director nominations for the 2021/2022 season!

Applications for the Ontario Small Business Grant close on March 31, so be sure to get your applications in before the deadline! We send updates on grants, government programs, and other resources through our West Niagara Chambers of Commerce collaborative newsletter - if you would like to receive those communications, you can subscribe here. We encourage you to add westniagarachambers@gmail.com to your safe-send list.

Let us know what we can do to support you - we always want to hear from you!

Stay well. Stay safe.
The Grimsby Chamber Team
2020 Annual General Meeting
Wednesday, March 10 | 4 - 4:30 PM
Join us to review 2020, vote on the Slate of Directors, and lend your voice to YOUR Chamber.

We need your participation. As a membership-based organization, the Chamber's duty at the AGM is to report back to you, our valued members.
Working West Niagara
Thursday, March 11 | 12 - 1 PM
Join us for a virtual information session and Q&A with local communications and marketing experts to start a conversation on getting your business to the next step.

We're pleased to welcome Star Metroland Media and PinPoint Local Grimsby as our guest presenters.
Coffee & #ConnectingGrimsby Virtual Networking
Friday, March 19 | 8 - 9 AM
Connections grow businesses.

Let’s come together to make connections and grow our professional networks!

A strong network will help establish product and service partnerships, more referrals, and a support system.
Connect with Experts -
Crafted Communications
Monday, March 22 | 12 - 1 PM
Save the date!

We're thrilled to continue our Connect with Experts, featuring Crafted Communications.

More details to come - save the date for Monday, March 22!
Welcome New Members
We are excited to welcome our newest members into the Chamber network! Visit their Directory listings to learn more about their organizations.
2021 Niagara 40U40 - Call for Nomination
Celebrating Next Generation Leaders in Niagara
Nominations are open for the 2021 edition of Niagara 40 Under Forty!


Make your nominations today! The closing date is March 31st.

Stay tuned for more details of the event to be held in late May!
Town of Grimsby
Council Approves the 2021 Budget: Helping Grimsby Emerge Stronger 

At the Council meeting of March 1, 2021, Grimsby Town Council approved a budget that positions Grimsby to emerge stronger from the global COVID-19 pandemic. It is a budget that enables continued momentum on Council’s Strategic Priorities, provides support for our local residents and businesses, and ensures a safe operating environment for our customers and employees. 
Nominations open for 2021 Civic Recognition Awards

There are some outstanding individuals and organizations in our community! Grimsby's Civic Recognition Awards acknowledge and celebrate the special efforts of community members.
Have someone in mind? Review the criteria and submit a nomination before March 25.
From Our Members
We're pleased to offer this space for our members to share initiatives, promotions, events, updates, and more with our network. We encourage you to take a moment to look through this week's submissions - you may find ideas or opportunities to collaborate with a fellow chamber member.

If you would like to make a submission for an upcoming newsletter, please contact us!
Employment Help Centre March Training Calendar

Smithville FORT Youth Centre to be featured in upcoming episode of CTV’s Holmes Family Effect 

Cost Savings Programs
Anova Energy
To learn more about how Anova Energy can help your corporate energy strategy, contact our dedicated Chamber Renewable Energy Specialist Siddha Mahajan-Lavania at 780 628 1857 or email siddha.mahajan@anovaenergy.ca.
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