Chamber News: .......

 

Mackenzie Bucks! Do you need a gift idea for a family member, friend or employee? We have a suggestion...Mackenzie Bucks...keeping our shopping dollars in our community. Just call the Chamber and we can arrange your purchase! 250-997-5459. Can be redeemed at many businesses in Mackenzie..check it out!

The Chamber would like to welcome our newest Mackenzie Chamber Members...

Wellness Studio, Martina Wall & Joy Davy

Wellness Studio is a joint venture between Luna Yoga and Wellness and Rising Moon Wellness. We have a retail store and offer wellness services. We specialize in Aromatherapy Yoga, Certified Crystal Healing, Reiki, Reflexology, Self-Love through the Chakras Coaching, and workshops.   You can find us on Facebook Wellness Studio - Luna Yoga and Wellness and Rising Moon Wellness and at our physical location 1-320 Mackenzie Blvd Mackenzie BC.  I hope you will stop by and visit the Wellness Studio.

Northern Towing and Transport, Mike Hendrickson

A little about my team and company….Northern Towing and Transport are partnered with  First Nations members, Marcel Gagnon and Cheryl Chingee as well as Tony & Katherine Castro.  We offer many services:

- Security

- Pilot Work

- Road Sanding 

- Flagging

- Tree Spacing

- The Towing Division operated by, Mike Hendrickson 

We've all decided in life that assisting people  and keeping them safe especially when they're not having a good day is a priority for us all.  We are open 24 hours a day.  We pride ourselves on being kind and courteous.  Our plan is to serve all areas of Mackenzie and up the lake. We provide vehicle boosts, lookouts, tows of all sizes. We are registered with  BCAA, Sykes and Allstate.  Around town or long distances, we cover it all. We also provide free scrap and car removal.   For any of our services, you can contact us at 250-988-1969 and northerntowingandtransport@gmail.com Thank you …..from the Northern Towing gang. 

CKJ Truckin, Cal Owen 

Cal has been in business for himself for over 20 years. He is safe, reliable and pleasant to deal with, his rates are very competitive, running from Prince George to Mackenzie Monday to Friday, arriving in the industrial site around 6:45-7:00 AM, proceeding into townsite after 9-9:30 AM, He moves freight from PG to Mackenzie as well as back to PG, overnight service, moving anything from boxes to skids. Cal certainly loves the people of Mackenzie and looks forward to many years of bringing freight from PG to Mackenzie.  His phone contact is 250-612-2214 and email is calowen498@gmail.com  .  Welcome Cal, to our Mackenzie Chamber Family!!

Gino's Tires & Towing Inc. Congratulations to Gino Piccolo & Joy Edgett on their Chamber Membership.  They also own and manage Knorr Manor and Evergreen Apartments.

 

Gino’s Tires & Towing Inc is operated by Gino Piccolo and Joy Edgett.  They provide towing, car unlocks and boosts within Mackenzie and surrounding area (including Prince George).  They sell some tires, mostly used and can do tire changes on smaller vehicles.  Gino’s Towing can tow cars and trucks up to approx. 5500.  They are a BCAA contractor and ICBC tow partner.  Gino started the business 25 years ago in the lower mainland and Joy joined him in the business a few years ago. They moved here almost two years ago, when they decided they wanted a quieter, less hectic lifestyle in their golden years, but weren’t quite ready to retire.  They love Mackenzie, snow and all and already feel a part of this wonderful community. Gino & Joy also own Knorr Manor and Evergreen Apts. and live on-site in Evergreen.   Knorr Manor has one and two bedroom apts.  Evergreen Apts. has very spacious two and three bedroom apts.  The have mostly unfurnished apts., but a few furnished.  They allow cats (with conditions), but no dogs.  They cater to working people, who want peace and quiet when they get home, as Gino & Joy do.

 

KDL Resource Management, Divisional Manager for Mackenzie, Mark Pride....thank you for joining our great Chamber network.....here is a bit about KDL Resource Mangement.....

“KDL Resource Management offers comprehensive forest management services which include features such as tenure administration, harvest and development planning, GIS and information management, silviculture and rehabilitation, and financing and forestry business management.”

 

Mark Pride, RPF

Divisional Manager - Mackenzie

mpride@merakiresources.com

t.250.997.3333, ext.26 f.250.997.7989

c. 250.988.1071

merakiresources.com

 

 

We would like to introduce the 2021 Chamber Executive and Board of Directors:

 

President: Rachael Weber

 

Vice President: Louise Skavlebo

 

Treasurer: Lucy Hinkelman

 

Secretary: Megan Brumovsky

 

Directors: Shannon Bezo,  Sheila Cox, Christine Grattan, Karl Peet, Katja Traude                          

 

We extend our sincere appreciation to all that supported our 1st Virtual Auction......we wanted to bring something to the community that was fun and different while supporting the Chamber with our initiatives for 2021. We are super excited about the results....thank you everyone!

 

 

The Chamber Office has moved.....our new location is #11-600 Mackenzie Boulevard.....right next to Hub International Barton's Insurance.  

We are now back to regular hours...Monday to Friday, 8:30 am - 12 noon and 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm.  Social Distancing and hand sanitization are in effect.  Please obey all posted signs. Our local Visitor Centre is also located in the Chamber Office (soon to be at #11-600 Mackenzie Boulevard) with same COVID19 requests upon entering.   Please call if you need any information at 250-997-5459.

Business and COVID 19

There is volumes of information being received daily on support programs and procedures to help business navigate through these uncertain times.  We will provide information as it becomes available through your Chamber Membership email.  If you are not a Chamber Member and need information, please call the Chamber office at 250-997-5459. We will be happy to help!  Stay safe!

 

             LET OUR VOICES BE HEARD                    Mackenzie Matters, Our Logs Our Jobs

Mackenzie Matters was founded in July 2019 by threee business women, Kim Guthrie, Lynda Moreland and Louise Skavlebo.  The group formed is made up of union members, local business owners and concerned citizens.  Mackenzie Maters is a non-partisan group that has come together to involved our community and take action and stand up to be heard.  Our group is focised on having the government of British Columbia listen and make changes when required within the forest practise code to make our forest resource attainable, usable and keep our mills open and our community residents employed. Mackenzie Matters is undertaking actions to ensure a sustainable Timber Supply Area for this community.  We are working together to achieve sustainable resources for Mackenzie and a commitment to reacting to change in a positive way.  We are determined to maintian fair and equal access of our timber supply.  Mackenzie Matters held a successful rally on August 22, 2019 that attracted multiple speakers which included the Honorable Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forest, Lands and Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development.  We need change and we want it now.  Mackenzie Matters!  Our Logs, Our Jobs!

Our  General Meetings  are cancelled untill further notice.