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2018 Annual General Meeting

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What an Annual General Meeting that was!
Thank you our

Gold Sponsors:
Chapel of Memories Funeral Home
Canwest Benefits
M.D of Fairview No.136
Ruby’s Variety Shoppe
YL Country/ KIX FM 

Dance Sponsors:

Cal-R Contracting 

Roy Farms 

Royal LePage 

Town of Fairview 

Wild Electric

We appreciate your support in making our BRAND-NEW event a success!

A huge thank you to our dancers and their instructors;
Noreen Steinke
Kourtney Bjorklund
Hillie Dejong
Brian Pratt
Amy Dejong

Thank you to our Judges Panel;
Melissa Shalagan
Ed Johnson
Wanda Bjorklund

Thank you to Melissa Shalagan and Ed Johnson for dance a group mixer after “Dancing with the Stars”.

Thank you to Thick as Thieves for a great show as well!

Our appreciation to all the Volunteers who helped make February 3rd 2018 a great success to benefit the Fairview & District Chamber of Commerce.

Photo Credit: Fairview Post 

Chris Laue – President

Debie Knudsen – Executive Director

Paul Buck – Fairview Economic Development

Noreen Stienke & Chris Roy

Hillie Dejong & Paul Buck

Brian Pratt & Caroline Bak

Kourtney Bjorklund & Lenny Basnett

Amy Dejong & Doug Rolling

1st Place- Amy Dejong & Doug Rolling

2nd Place- Noreen Steinke & Chris Roy

3rd Place- Brian Pratt & Caroline Bak



Melissa Shalagan & Ed Johnson holding a mixer after Dancing with the stars


Thick as Thieves Band


Annual General Meeting with “Dancing with the Stars and Thick as Thieves to follow!

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Mark your calenders!

Annual General Meeting & “Dancing with the Stars”. Thick as Thieves to follow.

Febuary 3rd, 2018 @ E.E Oliver.

Doors open at 6:30pm

Come cheer on your local celebrities!

Lenny Basnett

Paul Buck

Caroline Bak

Chris Roy

Doug Rolling

Hot & Cold Hors d’Oeuvres AND a Midnight Luncheon!

Cash Bar hosted by Fairview Travel Club

Bring your business card to enter to win a free 1 year Chamber membership!

To purchase tickets call the Chamber office @ 780-835-5999



2017 Grand Prize Winner of $1000.00 in Chamber Change is….

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Congratulations to Shirley Pelland. Our Grand Prize Winner of $1000.00 in Chamber Change!

A big thank you to all the businesses who participated in 2017 Passport to Christmas and to all the people who shopped local and stamped their passports!

With a total of 4403 passports stamped, there was $1,100.750.00 spent in the community in the past 6 weeks!

7 Students and teachers from The Learning Centre helped in pulling the winner. Thank you to, Justice Freeland, Shaun Gibson, Carrie Troywalchuck, Lorine Brown, Anildev Vascdevix, Shannon Logan and Carole Leathem for your help!




CHINA TRIP 2018!!!!!!

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11 day, all-incluesive trip October 13 – 23, 2018.

Deadline July 15, 2018 with final payment

$2299 per person Air Fare. Tours by professional guides. 5 Star hotels. 3 Meals per day!!!

Visit the Great Wall, Temples, Tea Plantations, Silk, Jade, Pearl Factories and more!!

We are excited to announce that we are working together with Citslinc, one of the largest providers of foreign tours to China and works exclusively with over 800 Chambers of Commerce in Canada and the US. We are offering a chance for people to Discover China! Don’t miss the orientation meeting Tuesday January 16, 2018 at the Dunvegan Inn & Suites where the owner of Citslinc will be here to answer all your questions.


Day 1 10/13 Calgary/Beijing
Check in at Calgary International Airport for an afternoon flight HU7978 by 3:05 pm to Beijing. Your adventure begins as you fly trans-Pacific aboard a wide cabin jetliner. Cross the International Dateline.

Day 2 10/14 Beijing
(JW Marriott Hotel Beijing/5 star, 83 Jian Guo Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing China, Tel: 0086-10-59086688)
Arrive in Beijing, the Capital of China at 5:10 pm. You will be met by your local tour guide at the airport. Transfer to the hotel after dinner.

Day 3 10/15 Beijing
Photo stop at the 2008 Beijing Olympic venues for the outside views of National Stadium the Bird’s Nest and the National Aquatic Center. Continue the tour to the Great Wall. En route visit the Jade Factory. The Great Wall, the 4,000- mile long and 2,000 years old construction is said to be the only man-made structure visible by naked eye from the moon. Visit one of the Ming tombs, one of 13 Ming Emperors’ Tombs is fully excavated and open for exploration. Peking Roast duck dinner is arranged.

Day 4 10/16 Beijing
Visit the Tiananmen Square, the largest square in the world. The Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, home of 24 emperors with a total space of 9,999 rooms. The Summer Palace, known for the Long Corridor with a painted gallery, Kunming Lake and Longevity Hill, Seventeen- Arch Bridge and Marble Boat. Visit the Pearl Factory.

Day 5 10/17 Beijing
Morning sightseeing to the Temple of Heaven, built in 1420 A.D., where the emperors prayed to the heaven for a good harvest. Afternoon visit to the Lama Temple of the religion of Lamaism.

Day 6 10/18 Beijing/Shanghai/Suzhou
(Suzhou Marriott Hotel/5 star,1296 Ganjiang Road West,Jinchang District,Tel: 0086-512-82258888)
Morning flight to Shanghai HU7605 8:35am/10:45am, then take a bus ride to Suzhou. Afternoon sightseeing to the Tiger Hills.

Day 7 10/19 Suzhou
Morning visit the Suzhou Silk factory. Continue the tour with the centuries old Lingering Garden. Afternoon visit the National Embroidery Institute to see the silk embroidery, an important local craft with 1,000 years history. Then visit Jinji Lake situated centrally at Suzhou Industrial Park.

Day 8 10/20 Suzhou/Hangzhou
(Crowne Plaza Hotel Hangzhou Grand Canal/5star, 333 Shangtang Road, Tel:0086-571-88168888)
In the morning depart for Hangzhou. Have a boat ride on West Lake with relaxing stopover at jewel-like pagodas. The centuries old Lingyin Temple, with the main feature of the 64.3 ft-high camphor-wood carved Buddha.

Day 9 10/21 Hangzhou/Shanghai
(Renaissance Shanghai Zhongshan Park Hotel/5star, No.1018 Changning Road, Tel: 0086-21-61158888)
Morning excursion to the Longjing Green Tea Plantation. After lunch take a bus riding to Shanghai. The Bund, a famous waterfront park and landmark of the city.

Day 10 10/22 Shanghai
Visit the Pudong New Development District. Continue the way to Shanghai Silk Rug Factory. Yu Garden, a maze of marvelous pavilions, ponds, rocky works and over arching trees. Free time exploration of the old town bazaar.

Day 11 10/23 Shanghai/Beijing/Calgary
You may take the morning flight HU7604 8:30am/10:50am to transit at Beijing then HU7977 at 4:00 pm for Calgary where you will arrive at 1:05 pm on the same day.

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Moonight Madness December 8th 2017

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The last moonight Madness is upon us! Friday, December, 8, 2017

Santa Claus will be at The Mall on Main from 7-9pm.

Vendors will be set up from 3-11 pm at at the mall.

Double stamping will be All day Friday!

Remember to get your passports in for your chance to win the last draw of $1000.00 in Chamber Change!

Come check out all the deals to be had all around town!

2018 Participants 

Adventure Automotive

Becher Pharmacy

Boyts Dept. Store

Dunvegan Inn & Suites

Fairview Flooring

Fairview Value Drug Mart

Fountain Tire

Freson Bros. Fairview

Great Canadian Dollar Store

Great Canadian Oil Change


Jewellery Box & Giftware

Mad Dog Cresting

Pizza Haven

Quintel Communications Ltd

R & R Insurance

Unchaga Lanes & Lounge

Warren’s Automotive

Non Stamping Sponsors 

MD of Fairview No. 136

Town of Fairview

Tri-S Concrete



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2017 Santa Claus Parade

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Thank you to everyone who participated in the Parade this year! It was awesome to see!    


2017 Passport to Christmas $500.00 Early Bird Chamber Change Winner is ….

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Debie Knudsen, Executive Director for the Fairview and District Chamber of Commerce, presents April Luka with her prize of $500 in chamber change for the Early Bird Draw in the Chamber’s Passport to Christmas Contest. 672 passports were entered into the draw this year totaling over $168000.00 spent in our community the last 2 weeks!!

Thank you Zee Adams for drawing the winning passport.


2017 Parade Entry Form

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Thinking about putting a float in the Parade this year?

Please fill out the form and email it back or fax it!

We look forward to seeing all the floats this year!

Please click on the link below



Kader Media Workshop 2017

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Thank you to Kader Media for your workshop “Online Presence 101”.

A big thank you to our sponsorship from: Kader Media and Northwest Peace Community Adult Learning! 


2017 Small Business Awards Gala

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Lenny Basnett Presenting Les Boisvert(Store Manager) with “Business of the Year” -10 or more employees Award on behalf of Freson Bros. 

Sponsored by: KMSC Law 

Gord Macloud (Fairview Mayor) presenting Chantel Dennis (Dog-on-Fabulous)  with “Businees of the Year” – under 10 emlpoyees.

Sponsored by: Town of Fairview 

Deb Kayln presenting Gord & Karla Macloud (Fairview Printing) with “Rising Star” Award

Sponsored by: G.P RIN & Grande Prairie Regional Innovation Network

Clint Ostrem Presenting Gordie & Jackie Heck (Home Roots) with “Agricultural Service Industry” Award

Sponsored by: Kubota Country

Rod Peters presenting John Thompson (Dunvegan North) with “Oil & Gas Service Industry of the Year” Award

Sponsored by: Roy Northern Land & Enviromental 

Russell Quinquito presenting Jordana Forsyth (Freson Bros)  with “Employee of the Year” under 18

Sponsored by: Dunvegan Inn & Suites 

Kaitlyn Hardigan presenting Jordana Forsyth with a certificate for continuing education with GPRC

Graciously Donated by: GPRC Dell Palmer presenting Girard Becher (Guardian Drugs)  with “Employer of the Year”

Sponsored by: Servus Credit Union

A huge thank you to all our sponsors this year. Without you this would not be possible!

Thank you to our Award Sponsors:
Community Futures Peace Country & G.P RIN
Dunvegan Inn & Suites
Kubota Country
M.D of Fairview No. 136
Roy Northern Land & Environmental
Servus Credit Union
Town of Fairview

Thank you to our Table Sponsors:
Bieg-a-hoe Backhoe Services
Campbell Dodge Chrysler Jeep
Chapel of Memories Funeral Home
Fairview Dental Clinic
Fenties Fuel Service
Pizza Haven
RBC Royal Bank
Teejays Mechanical
The Co-operators Dunvegan Insurance
Woodmere Nursury
YL Country/KIX FM

Thank you to our Door Prize Sponsors:
The Barber Co
The Jewellery Box
Huskey Gas Station

Also to GPRC for your generous donation of a continuing education certificate.