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News of local business

The second half of 2011 is a new start for the Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce.

We have a new chamber manager, Kari Osselton who has brought in several new directors, (Jason van der Valk, Russ Nicks, Elaine Richardson and Blair Nicks) new energy, and a renewed chamber presence in the community.

Networking opportunities, educational workshops, new chamber programs, such as our Member-to-Member program and a new relocation package for potential new residents to our area have been implemented since mid- June.

We have had 14 new members join in the past six weeks. Welcome to the Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce!

 

Sooke Ocean Resort

Curves

Hooked On Sooke

West Coast Outdoors

Point NO Point

4 Bravo Marketing

Discover Sooke

#1 Golf and Travel Tours

Axel Joosting

Sooke Delivery Guy

Mijo Sport

Corvidae Environmental

Tourism Victoria

District of Sooke

 

The investment in chamber membership not only offers great benefit packages but opportunities for networking, shop local campaigns, educational workshops and bi- weekly new letters.

Several workshops have been planned and organized for the remainder of 2011. Please visit our website www.sookeregionchamber.com to find out more information.

Our new website features a business directory, listing our current members name, phone, email and address. Inexpensive online advertising opportunities through our website and online e-news is also available for chamber members.

A new Member-to- Member (M2M) program has been implemented this month where members can participate (no cost) to offer other members of the Sooke Region Chamber ‘special’ discounts on services and products. This is a larger part of our Shop Local program, which is being implemented in the fall. The more businesses we have participate in our programs ~ the more successful they will be!

Congratulations to Karen Mason who is the new agent for our Chamber of Commerce Benefits program. If you would like more information on the membership benefits program or becoming a member of the Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce, please contact the chamber office at 250 642 6112

We are located at 2070 Philips Road, Sooke (at the Sooke Region Museum). Stop by and say hello ~ we’d love to see you!