Upper Ottawa Valley Chamber of Commerce

E-Chat Issue 5


We invite you to send your submissions to the Chamber office. Publishing dates can be found at the end of this document along with the deadlines.
The Face of Business – NEW Video Opportunity Book Now for the Fall
The UOV Chamber of Commerce is giving its members an opportunity to showcase their business or organization, through the “Face of Business” video profiles. The Face of Business is a 3-5 minute video that discusses aspects of your business you wish to be featured. Your Face of Business will be advertised on myFM 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 wish. This provides you with an excellent promotional tool for your website, presentations 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 will begin airing in the Fall of 2010. To book your spot contact the Chamber.
Annual Chamber Golf Tournament
Mark your calendars for Friday August 20th for the Annual Upper Ottawa Valley Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament.   This year’s tournament will be held at Roanoke Golf Club and will have a shot gun start at 1:00 pm.
Cost: $75/person (before August 15th) $85/person ( after August 15th
This includes 18 holes of golf, cart, prize, & local food BBQ. On-course prizes including Hole-In-One contest for $10,000 sponsored by MYFM Radio, draws & more
Meal only: $20/person
Sponsorships available:
Hole sponsors $75/hole – men’s & women’s tees available
Various on-course contests – Donation of prize values at $50 or more
Golf Cart Sponsor : $250
Scorecard Sponsor: $100
Beverage Cart Sponsor: $250 for water| $500 for alcoholic beverage
Prizes for golfers: minimum value $50 (100 prizes needed)

For more information contact the Chamber office
The Power Within Presents President Bill Clinton – October 29, 2010 in Ottawa
 Upper Ottawa Valley Chamber of Commerce Special Member Offer!
William Jefferson Clinton (42nd President of the United States of America) Keynote: Leadership & the Global Economy
Followed by a Conversation with Frank McKenna (Deputy Chair, TD Bank Financial Group)
Ottawa, ON – October 29th, 2010 – 10:00 am to 11:30 am – National Arts Centre

Special Rate: $195/person (a savings of $200 off regular door price of $395)
Added Bonus: First 100 Callers will receive an additional 20% of member rates
To register: Call Matthew toll Free 1-866-884-6737 and mention your are a member or guest of the Upper Ottawa Valley Chamber of Commerce.
15 Years in Service for Agnes Branecka, who Celebrates Anniversary as Pembroke Edward Jones Advisor
Agnes Branecka, an Edward Jones advisor in Ottawa Valley area, still remember s the day she decided to join the Mississauga- based financial firm. That was 15 years ago. To read more.

RC Community Futures Encourages Private Enterprises to Participate in Eastern Ontario Economic Summit Survey
 In late June 2010, regional stakeholders from the Eastern Ontario Wardens Caucus, the Ontario East Economic Development Commission, and the Community Futures Development Corporations of Eastern Ontario will begin development of a regional economic development strategy for Eastern Ontario. You are invited to complete a short survey to help take the economic pulse of the region and shape the forthcoming discussions. The survey will also help us to build a regional profile of the private sector firms, by sector, which will provide a snapshot of how local businesses have been impacted by the recession, how they assess their near-term business prospects, and what their plans are to respond to changing economic circumstances as well as capitalize on opportunity.

he survey takes about 10 minutes to complete.  The deadline of June 11th has been extended for a few more days. To take the survey, just click on this link: Eastern Ontario Economic Summit Survey

Seeking Submissions for the Most Influential People in Business
In conjunction with the County of Renfrew’s 150th Anniversary, Ottawa Valley Business is putting together a DVD of 150 of the most influential people in business in Renfrew County and are seeking your submissions.





Upcoming Events
June 18th – Friends of Fellowes Football Golf Tournament
Island Brae Golf Course 4:00 pm
$50/person – nine holes of golf, steak dinner & prizes
To register contact Keith Roach at 613-735-6858 ext 510
August 20th – Annual UOV Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament
Roanoke Golf Club – Shot Gun Start 1:00 pm
Contact the Chamber office at 613.732.1492 for more information
September 17 – 19th – Fall Showcase in Petawawa
Fall Showcase in Petawawa is the last big show before Fall, Winter and Christmas. 
Contact Doug Stoneman 613-732-9662 for more information or visit
Volunteer Positions Available
If you are interested in volunteering with the UOV Chamber of Commerce, please let us know. Our meetings take place monthly for 30 minutes to one hour. They are an excellent way to network and be involved in some great events. Current volunteer opportunities exist on the following committees: Social Events, Education, Communications and Membership. For more information, contact the Chamber.


Upcoming Publishing Dates
If you have information to submit for E-Chat, please note the following dates and deadlines:

Publishing                          Deadline for submissions

June 30                                June 28
July 14                                 July12







Deadline for submissions is July 30, 2010.

For information please contact Jennifer Layman at 613.732.7774 or

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