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Gibsons Chamber of Commerce

CHAMBER NEWS

In This Week's Issue
March 22, 2022

Grab Your Tickets for an Exciting AGM!
AGM Events for the evening
Join us Tuesday, March 29th 
from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
at High Beam Dreams in Gibsons.
 
Register Here

Here we are, one week to go until our AGM! 
Along with a business review and board election results, here are some of the things you can look forward to on Tuesday! 

An exciting evening is planned with Justin (Bro) Gilbert. If you haven't heard about Justin, he is the creator and founder of The Astonishment Academy and currently works behind the scenes as a writer and creative consultant for some of the most popular magicians in the world. 

Justin is passionate about teaching businesses how to grow and reconnect by utilizing magical thinking and frameworks to their advantage. 

Get ready for a fun and interactive presentation that is sure to get your wheels turning as we move out of the pandemic and get back to business! 

Appetizers from Smoke on the Water BBQ

Refreshments from Sunday Cider.
and a silent auction with a retail worth of over $1000 from: 
  • Gibsons & District Chamber of Commerce
  • Deb Mowbray of RE/MAX City Realty
  • Blackfish Pub
  • Blue Ocean Golf
  • Sunshine Coast Golf & Country Club
  • Drift
  • Molly's Reach
  • Quality Garden & Pet
  • Tim Hortons
  • Sunshine Coast Tours (2 packages)
  • Kenmac
We hope you'll join us for this action packed evening filled with entertainment, amazing food and drink, and mingling with other business owners! 
Register Here
Minister's Statement on Supports for B.C. Businesses

Ravi Kahlon, Minister of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation, released a statement yesterday, updating on the supports for people, BC businesses and communities throughout the COVID-19 pandemic provided by the Small- and Medium-Sized Business Recovery, Circuit Breaker Business Relief and COVID-19 Closure Relief grant programs. Including: 
 

  • close to $85 million on Vancouver Island and the coast to help approximately 5,300 businesses;
  • $19.4 million invested to help 33 small tourism-dependent municipalities build, adapt and diversify their tourism infrastructure, and another $13.6 million to support 54 targeted tourism development projects throughout the province;
  • $8 million through the BC Indigenous Tourism Recovery Fund for non-repayable grants to Indigenous tourism businesses experiencing business disruption and financial loss.
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Weekly Roundup Featuring Business Partners

Find out what's happening with Chamber business members this week.

  • VENDOR CALL: Looking for Vendors for Earth Day Sunday April 24, 2022; noon-5pm at Roberts Creek Pier. If you are interested, go the the Coast Cultural Alliance website here
  • VENDOR CALL: Pender Harbour Community Club is looking for vendors and organizations for the 77th annual May Day event. Learn More here.  


If you have an event, job posting, news, or something coming up in your business that you would like to share, please send us an email at exec@gibsonschamber.com. We also post the Weekly Roundup on our Blog!

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