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Gibsons Chamber of Commerce

CHAMBER NEWS

In This Week's Issue
July 28, 2022

Last Chance to Vote for Your Favourite
Health, Wellness & Lifestyle Businesses
Coast Your Vote For Health, wellness and lifestyle on the Sunshine Coast

Ballot Two: Health, Wellness & Lifestyle is open NOW through July 28!
Show the love to all your favourite local businesses…Head over to the Coast Your Vote website to learn more and
#CoastyourVote in the 2nd Annual Sunshine Coast People's Choice Awards today!

This year, voting for all the coastal businesses that have been nominated (Learn more about this year’s nomination process here) for an award will be taking place over four separate 2-week periods as outlined below:

Completed: Ballot One: Retail Category Voting open July 1 at 10:00am to July 14 at 11:59pm

Ballot Two: Health, Wellness & Lifestyle Category Voting open July 15 at 10:00am to July 28 at 11:59pm

Ballot Three: Services Category Voting open July 29 at 10:00am to August 11 at 11:59pm

Ballot Four: Food & Drink Category Voting open August 12 at 10:00am to August 25 at 11:59pm

Vote Here
Heat Wave Public Cooling Spaces

A heat warning is in effect for the Sunshine Coast. Here are some public areas to cool down in:

The Gibsons & Area Community Centre:
  • Lobby from 6 a.m. to 8:30 p.m
Gibsons & District Public Library
  • 10a.m. to 5:30p.m. (closed Sunday)
Sunnycrest Mall: 
  • Monday to Saturday 9 a.m. to 6p.m.
  • Sunday 11 a.m. to 5p.m.
The Sechelt Aquatic Centre
  • in the swimming pool viewing area from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.
Sechelt & District Public Library
  • Opens at 10a.m. (closed Sunday and Monday)
Trail Bay Mall
  • Monday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 5:30p.m.
  • Sunday 11a.m. to 4 p.m.
Grant: Grow Your Business Online
Grow Your Business Online Grant

The Grow Your Business Online program is designed to help small businesses take advantage of e-commerce opportunities and reach more customers online.

Businesses eligible for the Grow Your Business Online Grant will receive a micro-grant of up to $2,400 before taxes to help with costs relating to adopting digital technologies.

Learn More
Looking for Staff?

We're creating a job board on the Gibsons and District Chamber of Commerce website! Send us your job descriptions in a PDF and we will add them to our new webpage. Suggestions to include in your job description:

  • Your company name
  • Brief company description
  • Location
  • Job title
  • Role summary and expectations
  • Qualifications needed
  • How to apply
  • Compensation / Salary
  • And any other relevant information you deem necessary
Email us at exec@gibsonschamber.com or staff@gibsonschamber.com or stop by our office in Sunnycrest Mall. Our job board will be up and running in August.
Free: WorkSafeBC E-Learning

WorkSafeBC has on-demand e-courses and the feedback they've received so far has been excellent! We invite you to take the courses to see what they’ve been working on. All of this content is available to everyone at no cost:

Connect With Us

Let us know what's new with your business! Do you have an event, promotion, sale, or article you'd like to share with local Chamber of Commerce members and supporters? Send us an email with the details (and an image)!  

Feedback and questions are always welcome on the content you see in our newsletters. 

We are here to advocate, facilitate, and communicate on behalf of your business.
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