West Nipissing Chamber of Commerce E-Newsletter
The 2015 Business Excellence Awards Winners Announcement
 
The West Nipissing Chamber of Commerce announced the winners of the 2015 Business Excellence Awards during the gala celebration at the Marcel Noël Hall on November 7th, 2015. Based on nominations received from the community of West Nipissing, eight deserving local establishments were presented with prestigious and unique awards. The nomination period opened on July 17th and closed on September 25th, 2015. The finalists in each award category were shortlisted by the Business Awards Committee and were subjected to the judging process by an independent panel of judges.
 
The winners in each category are as follows:
 
New Business of the Year Award: Padou's Steak & Ribs
Looking Good Award: Rustic Zen Wellness Studio
Not-For-Profit Organization of the Year Award: Le CANO - Conseil des Arts de Nipissing Ouest
Aboriginal Business Award: Young Forestry Services
Most Active & Outstanding Business of the Year (10 Employees or Less) Award: Steve's Premiere Pizza
Most Active & Outstanding Business of the Year (OVER 10 Employees) Award: Lafond's Towing & Recovery Ltd.
People's Choice Award: La Vie en Couleur & Décor
Lifetime Achievement Award: Goulard Lumber 1971 Ltd.
 
One of West Nipissing's premier caterer's, featuring chef Nick Tsiogas, and his team from Blue Mandolin Catering, provided a five star four course meal. As well, all of the attendees were entered in a draw for $1,000 West Nipissing Dollars draw that can be spent at any of the West Nipissing Chamber of Commerce Members Businesses. Additionally, the evening's entertainment was provided by local musicians "Icy Redd"; Richard Lafond, wife Annette Lafond, Mario Arcand and crew, as well as, DJ and lighting services from Dan Belanger - DBSL pro sound and lighting.
 
All of the businesses nominated in the eight award categories were recognized at the event for their entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to serving our community. " The award celebration is to honor and thank those who exemplify good business ethics in our community; so thank you! The West Nipissing Chamber of Commerce believes you are all winners tonight!" said Marian Bergeron, Chairperson of the Business Awards Committee.
 
The West Nipissing Chamber of Commerce would like to thank all of our sponsors, The Tribune,  Les Caisses Populaires de Nipissing Ouest, , Thistle Marketing, Collins Barrow, The National Bank, Moose FM Radio 99.3, Le Loup 97.1 & Le Voyageur, Economic Partners Sudbury East West Nipissing, the Business Centre Nipissing Parry Sound, The Labour Market Group, Nipissing First Nation, Pharmacie Aubin Pharmacy, Giant Tiger, The Municipality of West Nipissing, Rivet Insurance, Mr. Sub, JYF Promotions, La Vie en Couleur & Décor, Lafond's Towing and Recovery Ltd, Comfort Inn, MJD Place, Canadian Tire, Royal Bank of Canada, and Mac's Office Supplies.
 
In addition to thanking our sponsors, the West Nipissing Chamber of Commerce would also like to thank Blue Mandolin Catering for a phenomenal meal, DBSL Pro Sound and Lighting and Icy Redd Entertainment for an incredible show, Wishingstar Occasions for doing an amazing job decorating the Marcel Noël Hall, La Vie en Couleur & Décor for the beautiful center pieces, Daniel Aubin Photography for his professional services, our panel of judges, Anne Brûlé, Paul Daigle and Stacie Fiddler, and the West Nipissing Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.
 
Most importantly, thank you to our local business community for supporting this event.

 
Contact Information
 
Marian Bergeron - Business Awards Committee Chair
 
West Nipissing Chamber of Commerce
 
Telephone: 705-753-5672 Fax: 705-580-5672
 
 
200 Main Street, Unit B, Sturgeon Falls, Ontario P2B 1P2



Upcoming Meetings and Events

AGRICULTURAL SYMPOSIUM SURVEY

The West Nipissing Agricultural Task Force (WNATF) Committee is organizing an Agricultural Symposium in March 2016 and is seeking your input. The agricultural symposium will raise awareness of the full sector needs in Northeastern Ontario, cover diverse topics of interest such as the role of agriculture in the local economy, and feature guest speakers, local farmers, and dynamic facilitators for break-out sessions. Please complete the survey to assist us in identifying topics of interest that you would like to see addressed at the symposium. 

The WNATF is governed by a committee made up of sector business owners, key stakeholders and members of the West Nipissing Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. The role of the WNATF is to increase awareness for the food that is produced in the area and market the advantages of eating locally sourced food. The committee is focused on educating the community at large on the value of shopping and eating locally and how it benefits residents and local business. 

Please complete the following survey and provide your input. We appreciate your participation. 


La Voix des Patriotes  2015

Chère Propriétaire de commerce  du West Nipissing,
 
Le Loupfm 97,1  et l'école Franco Cité son partenaire dans un projet de radio .  Nous avons produit  une émission  '' La Voix des Patriotes''  l'année dernière , la première dans tout le nord Ontario !
Pendant cette production les élèves ont reçu de l'éducation sur plusieurs sujets et surtout la chance de grandir dans eux même ... la confiance .. . l'expérience ... honnêtement cette expérience est fantastique.
 
Nous sommes la seule radio francophone ,  nos auditeurs son vos voisins , vos familles , vos amies , les familles et les connaissant  de tous ses étudiants !!!
 
L'émission de radio ``La Voix des Patriotes`` a eu un grand succès avec les élèves.  M. Denis Beaudry veut reprendre le projet pour une deuxième année, en octobre.
L'émission va faire  partie du programme pendant les cours et sera enregistrée dans leur propre studio à l'école. Les Pubs  seront enregistrées dans notre studio à la station de radio du Le Loup FM.
Marcel Marcotte donne de l'encadrement ici au studio , le prof à l'école  et j'ai le plaisir d'avoir des invités spéciaux de L'Université de Sudbury  pour faire des encadrements sur  autre sujet : script - entrevue - radio-.....
 
Les élèves ont besoin votre appui !  Vous recevez le suivant :
  • D'octobre à juin
  • 6  x 30 secondes par JOURS<
  • 7 JOURS par semaine 
  • Un total de 1870  30 secondes
  • Vous pouvez changer votre script tous les mois !! Inclus
  • deux émissions pour semaine   vendredi et répéter Dimanche
  • Logo sur 200 affiches  (répondu dans la communauté)
  • Logo dans un bandeau dans le journal le Voyageur  a toutes les semaines
  • Une valeur d'au-dessus de 35,000$
Votre Cout :   1350 + hst    Pour toute l'année scolaire !!
 
Merci à nos commanditaires qui sont déjà embarqués :
  • Trans Canada RV                           
  • RL Equipment                
  • La Vie en Couleur          
  • MJD Place                                     
  • Canadian Tire Sturgeon  
  • Don's Butcher Shop                      
  • Home Hard Ware                           
  • Marco Polo                                    
  • Franco Cité                             
  • Guy's Repair                                  
  • Comfort Inn                                   
  • Caisse Populaire                         
  • Sterio Plus                                    
Lise Beaulieu
Conseillère en publicité
Le Voyageur & Le LoupFM
705-562-4824

Boreal Berry Farm & Winery
November 22nd, 2:00 p.m.

Boreal Escapes Northern Ontario's Premier Escape Room Experience! Boreal Berry Farm & Winery is excited to announce the opening of our newest feature, our Escape Room! The Boreal Winery "Escape The Cellar" Game starts in November 2015! The Winery Escape The Cellar Game is a real life room escape game based on popular computer and mobile phone games. Escape rooms are an increasingly in demand real life, interactive puzzle filled environment that challenges you to think your way out of a locked room. An escape adventure from the ordinary world inside four walls. It's about team building, working together and getting to know one another's strengths and weaknesses to solve a mental challenge and test your skills.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION  

ATTENTION: WEST NIPISSING CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MEMBERS

Would you like some assistance promoting your business, products and/or services? Do you have a new product line or service and need help launching it into the public? Are their any governmental issues or concerns regarding your business that you would like to inquire about? On behalf of the West Nipissing Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors we are here to serve you! 

Please don't hesitate to call the WNCoC for assistance at  705-753-5672 or 
e-mail at  info@westnipissingchamber.ca

West Nipissing Chamber of Commerce
200 Main Street, Unit B
Sturgeon Falls, ON
P2B 1P2
Tel: 705-753-5672 Fax: 705-580-5672
info@westnipissingchamber.ca