Upper Ottawa Valley Chamber of Commerce

E-Chat Issue 11


September 30, 2010
 If you have a submission for the Chamber E-Chat please send it to the Chamber office. Publishing deadlines can be found at the end of this newsletter.
Take Advantage of the Ottawa Senators Offer for UOV Chamber Members
Need a special prize for a draw, a gift for an employee, special reward for a client, looking for a Christmas present? This popular exclusive offer for Ottawa Senators tickets is back! In conjunction with the Ottawa Senators Hockey Club we have again secured a half season ticket package for the 2010-2011 Hockey Season that the Chamber wants to make available to you our members at a price.   You have the opportunity to purchase terrific lower bowl seats (6 rows from the ice) in the Home End. We are offering them at $99/ticket ($198/game, available in pair only). That is approximately $50 savings per ticket.
Call the Chamber office for details (613-732-1492) or click here for more info
“Faces of Business” Now Showing
The first “Faces of Business” video is now playing on the Chamber website. “Faces of Business” video profiles are an opportunity to showcase your business or organization. It is a 3 – 5 minute video that discusses aspects of your business you wish to feature. Your video will be advertised on MyFM Radio and will air for one week exclusively on the UOV Chamber of Commerce website. After that week, the video is yours to use as you see fit. This provides you with an excellent promotional tool for your website, presentations, place of business and more.
The cost is $399 + taxes which, includes all production, the promotion on MyFM Radio and the finished video for your own use. Videos start airing in the fall.  To book your space, contact the Chamber office at 613-732-1492.
Book Now! - UOV Chamber of Commerce Mini-Trade Show – October 22/10
In conjunction with Small Business Week the UOV Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Mini-Trade Show event at the Best Western Pembroke Inn & Conference Centre on Friday October 22nd. It will run 10 am – 3 pm. Chamber members can participate FREE of Charge. Limited Space is available so book your table now by contacting the Chamber office.
United Way Campaign Underway in Renfrew County
The 2010 United Way Campaign is underway in Renfrew County. Businesses, organizations and individuals are being asked to help Renfrew County United Way raise $425,000 to sustain funding to over a dozen health and social agencies that provide needed services throughout the County. Some of the funding received will also help to address some of the high priority needs that were identified during the Community Matters Initiative and to …. Click for more
Bridges To Better Business Event: Soaring To The Future!
Enterprise Renfrew county will be hosting their annual, “Bridges To Better Business Event: Soaring To The Future..!, which will take place on October 27th at the Ma-te-Way Activity Centre, 1 Ma-te-Way Park Drive, Renfrew, Ont. Registration starts at 8:30 am and the main event takes place from 9:00 am – 2:30 pm. Early Bird special $30.00 plus HST if you pay before October 7th, you will also have your business information printed in the “Business Book of leads”, the first 32 registrants will also have the opportunity to have a business sized ad printed in the Business Book of Leads. After October 7th the price is $40.00 plus HST and you will not have your business information printed.
For more details and to register visit www.enterpriserenfrewcounty.com or call 613-735-8224.
Upcoming Events
October 7th – United Way Breakfast, Legion Br 72, Pembroke
8:30 am – 10:00 am
Tickets $8.00
Take-out orders available (in advance call 613-735-0436; day of breakfast call 613-639-0905
October 7th – Community Futures Renfrew County – “Bookkeeping for Small Business” seminar
10:00 am – Marguerite Centre, Coulonge Room
Presenter: Kim Boudens
To register contact Lynne LeMoine 613-735-3951 ext 224 or llemoine@bellnet.ca
October 19th - Breakfast Connections – AECL
Quality Inn & Suites Petawawa 7:15 am
Cost: $8.00 Chamber members (general admission $10.00)
RSVP by Monday October 18th to Chamber office
October 22nd – UOV Chamber of Commerce Mini Trade Show
Best Western Pembroke Inn
10 am – 3 pm
Contact Chamber office to reserve your table or for more information 613-732-1492
October 27th – Bridges to Better Business Event: Soaring To The Future!
Ma-te-way Activity Centre, Renfrew
Registration: 8:30 am    Event runs 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
$30.00 + HST (Early Bird before October 7th) $40 + HST after October 7th
Contact Enterprise Renfrew County for details 613-735-8224
To register visit www.enterpriserenfrewcounty.com
November 15th – Business After Hours – The Toy Nook, Petawawa               
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
1024A Victoria Street, Petawawa
November 23rd – Breakfast Connections
details to be announced
November 27th – Pembroke Santa Claus Parade 5:30 pm
January 29th, 2011 – Upper Ottawa Valley Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Gala
Details to be announced
June 9 – 12, 2011 – County of Renfrew Expo 150
Remember to check the Chamber website on a continuous basis for events and updates.
Upcoming Publishing Dates
If you have information to submit for E-Chat, please note the following publishing dates and deadlines:
Publishing                          Deadline for submissions
October 14                          October 11
October 28                          October 25
November 11                    November 8
November 25                    November 22

Phone: 613-732-1492
Fax: 613-732-5793
Email: uovcc@nrtco.net