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Mar
31

Chamber pleased to see Investments for the Area in the Provincial Budget

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The Gander and Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to see investments by government to the Chamber’s area. Chamber Chair, Tony Rogers stated: “With small business being the backbone of our economy we are pleased to see the decrease of the small business corporate tax rate to 3%.” He also noted: “the announcement of funding for the new grade 4-6 school and improvements for Gander Academy to a K-3 are much ... (continue)


Mar
12

Introducing the 2014/2015 Gander & Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

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Seated L-R: 1st Vice Chair, Colleen Warren; Chair, Tony Rogers; Standing L-R: Director, Roderick French; Director, Linda Sweetapple; Director, Fergus O'Brien; Chapter Director, John Verville; Director, Kevin Higgins; Director, Vanessa Power; Director, Alicia Anderson. Missing from photo Past Chair, Darrin Murray & Chapter Chair Bev Kean.


Feb
13

Gander & Area Chamber of Commerce announces its new Board for 2014

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The Gander and Area Chamber of Commerce held its 54th Annual General Meeting at “Weston’s at the Airport” on Thursday, February 13, 2014. During the meeting Interim Chair Tony Rogers gave an overview of the activities of the Chamber for 2013. The 2014 Board of Directors is:Directors: Vanessa Power, Business Development Bank of Canada; Rod French, Scotiabank; Linda Sweetapple, Sweetapple Accounting; Alicia Anderson, Marine Institute; Fergus O’Brien, College of the North Atlantic; Kevin Higgins, The Beacon; John Verville, Versatile Stones; Bev Kean, Exit Realty on the Rock; Past Chair Darrin Murray, Old Dutch Foods; 1st Vice Chair Colleen Warren, TD Canada Trust Chair Tony Rogers, Rogers Financial Services Ltd. The 2014 Executive members of the Chamber will be elected and inducted during its first Board meeting on March 12, 2014. Chair Tony Rogers stated: “I am looking forward to an exciting and busy year with a great mix of old knowledge and fresh, new views that will be at our Board table with the great TEAM we have on our Board! A couple of the goals I have for the coming year are to expand on the Chapter initiative and promote Chamber benefits to both existing and new members.”rnMedia Contacts:Tony Rogers, Chair Gander and Area Chamber of Commerce 256-7110


Nov
07

Government Officially Launches Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit

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Gander & Area Chamber of Commerce representatives, Past Chair Darrin Murray and President & CEO Hazel Bishop attended a news conference at the Town Hall in Gander on Wednesday, November 6th, as Government officially launched the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit. Please click on the link for the Government Website to read the full News Release. ... (continue)

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Nov
06

New $5 and $10 Polymer notes Coming November 7th, 2013

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The Bank of Canada will be releasing the new polymer $5 and $10 notes on November 7, 2013…is your business ready for these changes? For more information visit the Bank of Canada website at: http://www.bankofcanada.ca/banknotes/


Nov
05

One2One Media Workshop

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The Gander & Area Chamber of Commerce rnis pleased to partner with Randy Simms of One2One Media rnto offer a workshop on “Understanding Media and How it Works”rnOne2One Media is proud to offer this unique and innovative seminar session on getting to know the news. Whether you are in private business, working within the not-for-profit community or dealing with government issues on a regular basis this special ... (continue)