N IT Y bac kg ro u n d CO MMU RCE CAR MA N & E F C OMM CHA MBE R O The Carman & Community Chamber of tual cooperation between the Manitoba Commerce is a non-profit organization, Chamber of Commerce and ourselves. incorporated on July 10th, 1969. • To promote the agricultural, civic, com- mercial, industrial and other general in- The Chamber is governed by a Board of terests of the Carman region. Directors; 12 board members and repre- • To develop and present informed views sentatives from economic, education, and opinions, on behalf of chamber agricultural, recreation and health sec- members to any and all appropriate Membership tors. Board meetings are held monthly. situations. Anyone is welcomed to attend. • To maintain and extend a vigorous and And its integrated chamber of commerce move- Our membership comprises of 121 busi- ment. benefits nesses and organizations in Carman and the surrounding area. Membership The Carman & Community Chamber of Com- fees are utilized towards operational merce is a member of the Manitoba Cham- costs to fulfill our mission and objectives. ber of Commerce. You are welcomed to visit their website at www.mbchamber.mb.ca. OUR MISSION TO PROMOTE and improve trade and In an evolving society, we strive to service commerce and the economic, civic and our membership. We encourage your partici- social welfare of the district through ac- pation and comments! tive and effective leadership. Please feel free to contact us! OUR OBJECTIVES • To promote through its members, the progress and development of Carman and Community Chamber of Commerce Carman and surrounding area, in ‘With Business and Community in Mind’ order to make them better places in which we live, work, and play. P.O. Box 249 • To unite the local chamber members Carman, Manitoba in order to pursue matters of com- R0G 0J0 mon interest. Phone: (204) 750-3050 • To increase the efficiency of cham- Fax: (204) 828-3211 With Business & Community ber members and to promote mu- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org in Mind Benefits Of membership As a Chamber member, you are enti- Provincial Directory Benefits Offered by the tled to the following benefits: As a Carman Chamber member, you will re- Manitoba Chamber of Commerce ceive a free listing in the provincial Chamber of Commerce Directory. Be sure to keep us AAA Alarm Systems Chamber of Commerce posted of your contact information to keep MTS offers affordable, state-of-the-art Group Insurance Plan your listing current. home and business security. As a For members only, a complete group member you are entitled to rebates benefit plan. No business is too small. You Chamber Cash Bucks and/or discounts. must be a member in good standing to Cash Bucks are just like gift certificates in any participate in the plan. To receive more Ceridian Powerpay denomination of your choice. Members can information, you can call Rosemarie, Ex- purchase them for employee rewards or for Ceridian Canada, a payroll service ecutive Director at 750-3050 or Marlin promotional tools. The general public can provider offers a discount off of regu- Metcalf, Local Chamber of Commerce also purchase them. Cash Bucks are an incen- lar services fees. Group Insurance Plan Benefit Expert at tive to promote local shopping in support of 745-3155. You can also check out the Carman businesses. Esso Business Card Program Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan website at www.chambers.ca. Members can take advantage of a Community Events fuel discount when purchasing fuel Informational Sessions/Seminars Each and every year the Chamber organizes at any Esso Gas Station. There are four community events; Potato Blossom Festi- other Card Program benefits too. One of our primary objectives is to assist val, assist with the Carman Fair Parade, our members in keeping current with in- Moonlight Madness, and Winter Palooza. The TD Merchants Services and First Data dustry-related issues, both locally and purpose of these events is to promote our Preferred Pricing Program provincially. To do so, the Chamber plans community and its businesses. We invite our TD Bank offers a preferred VISA and and organizes business informational ses- members to be involved. MASTERCARD merchant rates. sions/seminars. We also keep abreast and inform our members of provincial Cham- ber-related events. Chamber of Commerce Website The Carman & Community Chamber of Com- Check out the Manitoba Chamber of ‘Chamber News’ Newsletter merce is developing a Website, linked from Commerce website at the Town of Carman’s website. This advertis- www.mbchamber.mb.ca for full in- Members can advertise in the Chamber’s ing tool will house information about us and formation on these and other bene- monthly newsletter, which is distributed its members. fits from Christies Office Plus, Enter- in Carman and surrounding communities. Rent- prise Rent-a-Car, and MTS Long Dis- What better way to expose and promote your business. For further information on any of these bene- tance. fits, please call Rosemarie Grusska at 750- 750-3050. Membership does have it’s benefits!
Pages to are hidden for
"Business Brochure, Final Draft"Please download to view full document