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The UPS Store

Copy: Most businesses think of The UPS Store primarily for our shipping services. In fact, there is a whole suite of products and services available that small businesses can use almost every day. Printed by The UPS Store: Expect nothing less than professional results from our printing services. Whether it’s a flyer, brochure, presentation or […]

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Fall Already?

by Martin and Sean Simons, Partners Wenex Technologies It seems like only yesterday we were looking with anticipation to summer and all the warm weather activities it brings and now it’s quickly becoming a fading memory. How time flies and once again, it’s the time of the year for businesses to start planning the fall […]

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Upcoming Events

Annual General Meeting & Tribute to Retiring Executive Director Dave Cage

Join our Executive and Board of Directors President: Lori Raudnask Vice President: Patricia Legato Treasurer: Kathy Johnston Past president: Audie McCarthy Patrick Campbell Doug McMieszko Chuchla Lorna RowlandDonald Peter Ipema Ralph Vitello In paying Tribute and Thank You to Dave Cage for seventeen years of dedicated service to Stoney Creek and the Chamber of Commerce […]

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Mother’s Pizza After 5

701 Queenston Road in Hamilton Thursday October 8, 2015 at 5:30 Free to Member and Guests Please RSVP by October 1

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Hamilton Public Library After 5

Saltfleet Branch 131 Gray Road in Stoney Creek Monday October 26, 2015 at 5:30 pm Free to Members and Guests Please RSVP by October 19

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July 17, 2015

Oshawa This Week
By Reka Szekely

OSHAWA — Rising electricity prices are driving businesses out of Ontario and costing manufacturing jobs, warn Ontario business leaders.

The Ontario Chamber of Commerce released a report this month called Empowering Ontario: Constraining Costs and Staying Competitive in the Electricity Market, in an effort to raise alarm bells on the issue.

The chamber argues that the price of electricity directly affects business decisions to move to or stay in Ontario.

Bob Malcolmson, CEO of the Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce, said the issue was discussed at the Ontario Chamber annual general meeting and his organization is very supportive of the report’s conclusions.

“The global adjustment fee is killing small business,” he said. “In the last year alone, 2,700 business left Ontario.”

The chamber report includes a number of recommendations including increased transparency about the price of electricity and cost drivers; keeping the debt retirement charge on residential bills; and the incentive of voluntary consolidation of local elec... Read More »

Arnold StrubThe Stoney Creek Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is enthusiastic to introduce the new Executive Director. Arnold Strub comes to the Chamber with a wealth of knowledge and experience.

Arnie brings many years of experience in both a consulting capacity and within the corporate culture. He is a graduate of The Directors College, Conference Board of Canada / McMaster University holds an MBA (Marketing) from DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University as well as a BA, Economics & Commerce from University of Toronto.

In his past career experience Arnie has a proven record for identifying business opportunities, using local thinking and global sourcing that results in creative, collaborative and profitable solutions. Through his previous family business, “Strub’s Pickles”, he developed expertise in Consumer Packaged Goods marketing.

Arnie will be on board July 13... Read More »

Close to 100 golfers had an excellent day of warm dry weather followed by an excellent meal and networking.
To add to the fun we had a ‘best dressed golfer contest’. The four winners were, Kathy Wakeman of Honeywell, Dave Mravunac of CCXIT. Doug Noble and Ross Taylor, guests of our $10,000 hole in one contest sponsor, Bertram and Barry Insurance.
The woman’s closest to the pin contest was won by M. J. Westaway and men’s by Andy Vavin of Pinchin
We will be booking the date for near the end of June for next year.

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Did You Know?

Chamber to Introduce New Paperless Billing

Beginning with the February Membership renewals, members will receive their invoices via email. This new process provides an electronic copy for easy filing in office computer systems. The invoice will also have a print option for members wishing to retain hard copies. This is similar to the paperless process used by most utility and service companies. In addition, this new system will provide the option to pay invoices on-line by credit card.

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Community Events

Milmine Insurance Charity BBQ
Friday September 11, 2015
301 Hwy #8 – In front of Milmine’s Office
In support of  the Stoney Creek Community Food Bank
Menu:
Combo Package (Hamburger, Sausage,  Hot Dog or Veggie Burger and Drink + Chips)
Hamburgers: $3.00
Sausage: $3.00
Veggie Burgers: $3.00
Hot Dog: $2.00
Drinks: $1.00

All proceeds collected will go to the Stoney Creek Community Food Bank

Annual Stoney Creek Santa Parade Fundraiser Golf Tournament
Friday September 11, 2015
Southbrook Golf & Country Club
For details contact
Nadia at Precise Car Services precisecarservice@bellnet.ca
Or Bob Naylor  905-538-4297

Psychic & Wellness Fair
Date: Saturday, September 12, 2015
Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.The Erland Lee (Museum) Home
522 Stone Ridge Road
Stoney Creek
905-662-2691
Admission: Donation of Non-Perishable Goods in support of local food bank

Embroidery Workshop
Date: Saturday, September 19, 2015
Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The Erland Lee (Museum) Home
522 Stone Ridge Road
Stoney Creek
Pre-register at 905-662-2691 or erlandleehome@fwio.on.ca
Cost: $15.00

Apple Festival
Battlefield House Museum & Park
Join us for fall-time harvest fun in Battlefield Park. Enjoy a pancake breakfast, games, pumpkin decorating, demonstrations, entertainment, and don’t forget to enter the Battlefield Bake-Off.
Date: September 26, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Ages: All
Cost: Free outdoor event. Regular admission rates apply to the museum.

The Fall Market Place
Date: Saturday, September 26, 2015
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
The Erland Lee (Museum) Home
522 Stone Ridge Road
Stoney Creek
905-662-2691

Home Front Cancer Services
Peach Festival
August28-30th
Craft Sale
Eastgate Square
October 27-31st
Craft Sale
Eastgate Square
November 16 – 22nd
Craft Sale
Eastgate Square
December 6-12th