Upper Ottawa Valley Chamber of Commerce

E-Chat 2012 Issue 6


April 19, 2012 – Issue 6
 April showers, bring May flowers! 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.

Clean-up Days
Deep River Earth Day Community Cleanup – April 21st
If you live in Deep River, then here’s a chance for you to pay back in a small way to your community. The Deep River and Area Branch of the Upper Ottawa Valley Chamber of Commerce is in the process of planning a Coordinated Community Cleanup for this year’s Earth Day activity and your participation would be greatly appreciated. The event runs 9 am -2 pm.
Register at Deep River Town Hall on the morning of April 21st, pick up a bag, fill it with trash, and return it. It is that simple.
For more information or to pre-register a group please contact Brian at 613-584-2118 or send an email to: brian.mcinall@sympatico.ca  

Pembroke Clean-up Days – Two Opportunities to Help
There are 2 opportunities to assist in clean-ups in Pembroke.
The annual clean-up for Communities in Bloom is scheduled for Saturday April 28th from 9 am – 12:00 noon.
The first clean-up being put on by House of Crafts and Earth Rocks is taking place on Saturday April 21st. Starts at 10 am. People are to meet at Shamrock Park (corner of Pembroke St. West and Moffat Street)
From Our Members:
Integrated Health Centre - Customer Appreciation Day April 21st
Saturday April 21st, 570 Nelson Street, Pembroke
For details contact them at 613-732-3333
Beyond Wireless- Free XBOX360 with Kinnect
Get a free XBOX360 with Kinnect when you activate 2 new Smartphones on selected Business Sharing Plans or on any Coupes & Family Voice & Data Plan. Contact Beyond Wireless at 613-732-1602 or visit them at 670 Pembroke Street Wets, Pembroke.
Pembroke Communities in Bloom Banners
Make 2012 a banner year for your business!
For just $150 you can support a great local program, and have your name viewed over 2.7 million times!
All proceeds go towards the Communities in Bloom program as we compete at the International level this year! Judges will arrive July 23rd and the banners are just one of the ways we make our city more beautiful for all of our visitors.
We appreciate your support!
For more information contact jschutt@pembroke.ca
 Marianhill Inc. Board of Directors Seeking Members
Marianhill Board of Directors is seeking candidates to serve on their board of directors. Their board is a governing board that focuses on directing and protecting the interests of Marianhill and their residents. Successful candidates will have:
- Passion for their organization’s vision & Mission
- Ability to analyze information and make policy decisions
- Commitment to contribute to the board as a member of a team
- Time to dedicate to board issues.
Application forms are available at Marianhill, or can be requested by contacting Linda M. Tracey, Chief Executive Officer via email at ltracey@marianhill.ca. Completed applications should be returned to Linda M. Tracey on or before April 25, 2012.
For more information about Marianhill please visit www.marianhill.ca
Spring Courses at Algonquin College
Algonquin College has released the list of Spring/Summer 2012 courses.
You can view the courses on-line at: www.algonquincollege.com/PembrokePD
Upcoming Events
April 20th – 22nd – Showcase 2012
Petawawa Civic Centre
For more information contact Doug at Stoneman Promotions 613-732-9662 or doug@showcaseinpetawawa.ca
April 21st – Deep River Community Cleanup
9 am – 2 pm
For more information contact Brian at 613-584-2118 or brian.mcinall@sympatico.ca

April 21st – Clean-Up Downtown Pembroke
10 am – Shamrock Park at the corner of Pembroke St. West and Moffat St.
April 21st – Integrated Health Centre Customer Appreciation Day
570 Nelson St., Pembroke

April 24thBreakfast Connections
7:30 am
Bernadette McCann House, 25 Maple Street, Pembroke
April 28th – Pembroke Communities in Bloom Clean-up Day
9 am – 12:00 noon
May 28th – Business After Hours – Valley Wines, Deep River
6 pm – 8 pm
4 Champlain St., Deep River
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                                         
May 3                                    April 30
May 17                                 May 14
May 31                                 May 28


Phone: 613-732-1492
Fax: 613-732-5793
Email: manager@uovchamber.com