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I invite members, non-members, directors, volunteers - or if you would just like to fin out what we have achieved this year - to attend this year's AGM and to celebrate with us our 40th year as your Chamber.
2017 was my second year in office and, in spite of an exceptionally busy year for all our businesses, we maintained our usual full services.
We are a volunteer group made up of executives, board members and general members who give our time to support the Chamber.
The Office beside the Locks:
We maintained the office beside the locks on a full-time basis. Open seven days a week in the summer and five in the winter our office provides a consistent source of information to travellers and local folk. Paired with the Service Ontario Desk and the support of you, our members, we were able to provide these hours and bring people into the office. Here we offer support and information about our member businesses.
Information goes out to several thousand people who come in, call, email or search the website, Facebook and on other social media each year.
Each year the Chamber produces at least 3 major events to bring people to bring people and attention to Bobcaygeon.
The Canada US Walleye fishing contest in May, Unlock the Summer in June, and CruiseFest in September.
Each year these events require promotion, so we broadcast Bobcaygeon events throughout Ontario and the Northern States, drawing visits from inside and outside the area.
We partner with other organizations whenever possible to extend Bobcaygeon's presence. The Chamber showcases Bobcaygeon, provides member information and draws visitors to town, and can only do this with member support. See you at the AGM!
Volunteers are needed for our Haunted Village at Kawartha Settler's Village on October 21st from 6pm-9pm. It is supper fun, and a great opportunity to obtain community service hours. Email email@example.com!
Welcome to another gathering of the Bobcaygeon Fall Fair.
It is an honour for me to be the President again. I want to thank our secretary / treasurer, Lisa Humphries, Board Members, many Volunteers, Vendors, Exhibitors and the Attendees for all their hard work at making this happen.
We hope you all enjoy your visit to the “Daddy of 'em All” and appreciate the many samplings of entertainment and agricultural displays we have assembled.
Your 2017 President
The 37th Annual Canada/U.S. Walleye Tournament is almost here! Please join us Friday May 26th - Sunday May 28th
for trade shows, tackle swap (Saturday only), along with all the yearly tournament schedule of events. Please see below for the schedule:
Schedule of Events:
Friday May 26th, 2017
Saturday May 27th, 2017
Sunday May 28th, 2017
*Weigh in time is dependent upon weather conditions, a warm weekend means earlier weigh in time and earlier presentation time.
Hope to see you there!
THE VIDEO SCREEN at the Chamber office is watched by hundreds of people evey week as they wait in line for the MTO service. As a member of the Bobcayeon Area Chamber of Commerce, you can have your ad scrolling on this screen for FREE, the same as you can on the Home page of the website Bobcaygeon.org..read more
These beautiful postcards showing 4 different scenes and activities in and around Bobcaygeon are now on sale at the Chamber office beside the locks..
As a Bobcaygeon merchant or business owner you may purchase these for resale for your place of business at a wholesale price:
One set of 10 postcards is $5. A set (10) each of all four = $20. This works out to .50c each.
They are on sale to the public at the Chamber office for $1 each.
Members who purchase postcards will also have their business names or logos posted on the website for additional exposure of "Where to find BOBCAYGEON Postcards for sale."
Happy New Year to our Valued Members, Friends and Associates! Please join me in welcoming back our 2017 Board of Directors. We have an awesome team this year with a lot of new Directors coming on board and I am very excited about hearing about all their fresh ideas and vast skill sets. By working together, we will organize and deliver another great year to remember. With all the Canada 150 activities being planned read more
I can’t believe an entire year has passed since starting as your new President last November. Wow, what a terrific summer! Thank You everyone who took the extra time out of your busy schedules to contribute and volunteer in some kind way, you have all helped to make our community flourish. Your Chamber Board is very energized! And we are currently working on some great ideas for all of the 2017 campaigns and events. Please drop by the upcoming Annual General Meeting to learn more about how your Bobcaygeon and Area Chamber of Commerce is serving our local tourism and its valued membership. We are currently seeking new Directors to volunteer their skills and join our award winning team, please contact us today, we always appreciate hearing from you! Check out our latest news in the Fall Bobcaygeon Bulletin.
This is the official page for the project to develop a cycling and walking plan for Bobcaygeon to make the community active transportation friendly. This Project is an initiative of Environmental Action Bobcaygeon. We welcome your participation and ideas.
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