Upper Ottawa Valley Chamber of Commerce

E-Chat 2012 Issue 16

September 6, 2012 – Issue 16

Here we are in the first week of September. We hope everyone had a wonderful summer season. 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.

Annual Golf Tournament – Calling all Golfers
Attention all golfers (or want-to-be golfers) there is still time to get your registration forms in before September 14th to get a lower price. Just $95 per player (or $360 per foursome) for a fun day of networking on the links. After September 14th the price rises to $105 per player or $420 per foursome). Whitetail Golf Course ensures us the green are in great condition. There is a Hole-in-One contest for $10,000 sponsored by MyFM Radio.
Date: Friday September 21st, 2012
Where: Whitetail Golf Course, Eganville
Time: 1:00 pm shot gun start (Please arrive to check-in before 12:30 pm)
Cost: $95/player or $360/foursome (savings of $20) If paid before September 14th
(After September 14th the cost rises to $105/player)
Cost includes 18 holes, golf cart and casual BBQ dinner. Come spend the afternoon at the Best Public Course in Eastern Ontario & Western Quebec.
To register please call the Chamber office at 613-732-1492 or manager@uovchamber.com
We are still in need of a few prizes if you can help out please contact one of the following committee members:
Chamber office: manager@uovchamber.com
Helene Grondin : hbgrondincma@sympatico.ca
Business After Hours
September 12th – Pembroke Comfort Inn
, 959 Pembroke Street East, Pembroke
4 – 6 pm
Come play some Mini-Putt or Bocce at 4 pm, BBQ at 5 pm.
September 26th – The Canadian Clock Museum, 60 James Street, Deep River
6 – 8 pm
Did you know that The Canadian Clock Museum is CANADA’S ONLY CLOCK MUSEUM? Come visit this unique facility in the Valley. FREE Admission. www.canclockmuseum.ca
October 1st – Loftus Foot Care Clinic, 223 B Pembroke Street West, Pembroke
4 – 7 pm
Jane & staff invite you to celebrate their 15th Anniversary in Business and their brand new location.
November 1st – 5th Avenue Jewelry Collection & Mary Kay, 9 Country Lane, Petawawa
5 – 7 pm
Gwen Greenstock (5th Avenue Jewelry) and Christine Kidd-Myers (Mary Kay Beauty Consultant) invite you to Gwen’s house for a combined Business After Hours. Come get made over with new beauty products and new jewelry just in time for the holiday season.
Enterprise Renfrew County & UOV Chamber of Commerce – 2012 Bridges to Better Business
Enterprise Renfrew County and the UOV Chamber of Commerce have partnered together to host the 2012 Bridges to Better Business event under the theme “Community Engagement… Get Involved -Make a Difference”. It will be held Thursday October 18th, 2012 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm at The Best Western Pembroke Inn & Conference Centre in Pembroke.
This annual event is a one-day learning and networking opportunity packed with great ideas to help entrepreneurs succeed. The event provides entrepreneurs with opportunity to develop valuable networking contacts and share innovative ideas with their peers.
Pre-registration opportunity to Chamber members ONLY from August 1st to September 4th for the price of $25 + $3.25 HST = $28.25 in order to give Chamber members first opportunity for a trade show table. Price includes:
- FREE tradeshow table – 1st come 1st served. Limited tables available.
- Access to Keynote speaker and educational activities (seminar, discussion panel), business kit, door prizes.
- Lunch & breaks
- Networking
The price of $25 covers the cost of the lunch and 2 breaks (morning and afternoon). This price of $25 will remain inclusive for Chamber Members Only even after the tradeshow table component fills up.
The Early Bird Registration promotion to the general public will commence September 4th for $40 + HST with the offering of a free table for the Tradeshow (if there is still room) until September 30th. Price rises to $50 + HST after September 30thDeadline for registration is October 12th.
To register for Bridges to Better Business visit http://guestli.st/114384 For additional payment options please contact Kim Fraser at 613-735-8224 or kfraser@countyofrenfrew.on.ca
This event this year will replace our Small Business Week Tradeshow that we have traditionally held on the Friday of Small Business Week.
From Our Members:
Forest Lea Promotional Products – Grand Opening Sept 27th
Forest Lea Promotional Products invites you to their new location in the Pembroke Business Centre, 224 Pembroke Street West. Join them for their Grand Opening celebrations from 3 pm – 9 PM on Thursday September 27th, 2012. The Pembroke Business Centre welcomes you to a tour of the facility, refreshments, prizes and networking. Pre-registration at www.PembrokeBusinessCentre.com for a chance to win a $50.00 gas card.
Rotary Ride For Kids – September 15th
The Rotary Club of Pembroke is sponsoring the annual Rotary Ride For Kids on Sept. 15th.
Registration: 8:00 am
Departure: 9:00 am (Rotary Park in Pembroke to Petawawa and return.
Funds will be used for Rotary Park improvements.
For more information on this bicycle ride, please contact.
Dr. Mark Faught 613-732-8091 or Rick Lewis, Town & Country Men’s Wear 613-732-2845
Stoneman Promotions – Fall Showcase 2012 – September 7 - 9
Fall Showcase 2012 will be held at the Petawawa Civic Centre, September 7th – 9th.
FREE admission. Fun for the whole family. 
Email doug@showcaseinpetawawa.ca or phone 613-732-9662.
North Renfrew Long-Term Care Centre – Kitchissippi Run – Oct 6th
You are invited to join in on the 1st Annual Kitchissippi Run on Saturday October 6th, 2012. This is a fundraising run for the Deep River and District Hospital Foundation and the North Renfrew Long-Term Care Centre.
Distances Include:
Full Marathon
Half Marathon
2K Family Fun Run/Walk
Start location is the Chalk River Lions Club, Chalk River, ON
Visit www.eventsonline.ca (search for “Kitchissippi)
For race kit and race times, check out their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/Kichissippi
If you have information to submit for E-Chat, please note the following publishing dates and deadlines:

Publishing                          Deadline for Submissions                                           
September 6                      September 3
September 20                   September 17
October 4                            October 1
October 18                          October 15
November 1                       October 29