Chamber News: .......
We are celebrating in October....We hosted our Business & Community Awards. On Saturday October 6th we presented our recipients for 2018: Service Excellance...Warren Honkanen -Mackenzie Co-op, Entrepreneur of the Year...Dominique Symbalisty - D Doolittle Pet Care & Green Phoenix Recycling, Volunteer of the Year...Deborah Law - Mackenzie Cadets, Home-Based Business of the Year...The Chocolate Nuthouse - Pat Rohleder, Not for Profit Community Impact Award...Lori & Eric Boehk - Juvenile Diabetes Charity Golf Tournament, Business of the Year...Gammie's Daycare - Nancy Windsor, Business Person of the Year...Edward Lepp Jr, Citizen of the Year....Shuirose Valimohamed, Chamber of Commerce Special Recognition Award...JD McKenzie, Mayor's Award...Pat Cowan. This rewarding evening could not be possible without the support of our Sponsors...we thank the following companies....Gold Sponsors - Canfor, Centerra Gold, Enbridge, Mackenzie Pulp Mill Corporation, McLeod Mackenzie Community Forest, Silver Sponsors - Chambers Plan, Myatovic Brothers Logging, Bronze Sponsors - Alexander Mackenzie Hotel, Community Futures, Dunkley Lumber, Parallel 55 East Fraser Fiber.
Our General Meeting will be held on Thursday, October 18th, noon at the Legion. Our guest speakers will be JP Stassen - Mackenzie Consumer Co-op, Nancy Windsor - Gammie's Daycare and Sherri Flavel from Community Futures speaking about Small Business Growth.
One of our Directors, Rowell Cacapit, has relocated. We thank Rowell for his participation with the Chamber Board and wish him well on his next adventure.
The 2018 Executive & Board of Directors for the Chamber of Commerce are....
President - Peter McGaffin
Past President - Debbie Wallace
Vice President - Liz Blackburn
Secretary - Jackie Benton
Treasurer - Lucy Hinkelman
Directors - Sheila Cox, Lisa Evans, Brenda MacDonald, Danielle Schmuecker