This year’s Annual General Meeting was yet another successful affair put on by the Chamber of Commerce. More than 50 guests came to the Union Gas building in Stoney Creek to enjoy great food, networking, and a tour of the host’s impressive facility.
The meeting began with a greeting from Dave Cage, who introduced our gracious hosts, and was followed by a message from Roger Petro, Union Gas representative and host. Next, outgoing president Audie McCarthy gave a recap of the previous year’s events.
The Chamber membership held steady around 440 members, which was seen as a success and a sign of stability within the Chamber. Audie also celebrated the introduction of the Educational Breakfast Series, which centered around social media. The Chamber hosted around 20 events overall this past year, and posted further financial gains over 2013. The Chamber membership then voted to remove the Second Vice President position from the executive.
The new Executive and Board of Directors was introduced, and sworn in by Hamilton Mayor Bob Bratina.
The new Board members are:
President – Lori Raudnask
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Manufacturing is alive and well in Stoney Creek
Superior Radiant Products celebrated the official opening of its new corporate office and plant last Wednesday at 563 Barton St., on the former Levi Strauss sewing plant site.
The company makes gas-fired infrared heaters for commercial, industrial, recreational and residential applications worldwide.
“We moved in here in late spring, but we’ve been working diligently to get the lean manufacturing worked in and a number of products set up,” president Kevin Merritt said. “Growth was a big part of the reason to build this new facility.”
Superior Radiant Products opened... Read More »
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce has announced a new initiative, the Partnership for Resource Trade, which seeks to engage Canadians in the important national discussion about the key role that natural resources play in our success as a country. The Partnership believes that the responsible use of Canada’s abundant natural resources is an important source of pride, opportunity and social and economic benefit to Canada. The Stoney Creek Chamber of Commerce is supportive of this initiative and we encourage our members to inform themselves and support the initiative as well.
The Partnership began a public advocacy campaign earlier this year. To learn more and to show your support for this initiative, please visit the Read More »