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Employment Opportunity

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                  Employment Opportunity

                         Fairview Visitor Information Centre

                         Summer Job

 

 

 

We are accepting applications for Host/Hostess at the Visitor Information Center. This Position will start June 27, 2017, 30 hours a week including Saturdays.

 

Successful Applicants Will:

  • Welcome Visitors in a warm, friendly, professional manner; in person, by phone or by email
  • Use computer systems, leaflets, guidebooks and provincial VIC reference kits to assist visitors
  • Set-up displays and brochure racks in an organized, neat and accessible manner; re-stocking literature
  • Keep up to date with local accommodations, places to visit, activities and events
  • Work on other assigned tasks, and special projects as needed

Qualities:

  • Well-developed enthusiasm and interest in promoting tourism
  • Excellent communication, organizational and computer skills
  • Well-dressed and groomed
  • Ability to assist people in a friendly, cheerful manner
  • Being both a team player, and able to work independently and create work during slow times

 

Applicant MUST be available to work every Saturday

This position is open to any student between 15 & 30 years of age, that is returning to their studies in the next school year.

 

Application deadline: June 21, 2017 at 4:00pm

 

Please submit your resume to:

 

Debie Knudsen

Fairview & District Chamber of Commerce

Box 1034

Fairview, AB T0h 1L0

 

Email: director@fairviewchamber.com

Fax: 780-835-5991

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2017 FARMERS & MERCHANTS GOLF TOURNAMENT – June 29, 2017

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Merchants show your appreciation to your Farming clients by entering a team in the Farmers & Merchants Golf Tournament and inviting them to enjoy a fun afternoon of golf Thursday June 29, 2017.  For more information call the Fairview & District Chamber of Commerce @ 780-835-5999 or click on 2017  GOLF  TOURNAMENT REGISTRATION to register. Team Registration $250

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!!!

BASF- Tiki Bar
CARGILL- Steak Meals
FRESON BROS. FAIRVIEW – Hotdog hole
HUSKY – non-alcoholic beverages
KUBOTA – Beer Hole

 

HOLE SPONSORS

BOYTS
CPS – CROP PRODUCTION SERVICES
DUNVEGAN FAB & WELDING
DUNVEGAN INN & SUITES
DYNAMIC SEEDS
FAIRVIEW C0OP SEED CLEANING PLANT
FAIRVIEW VALUE DRUG MART
FENTIES FUEL SERVICES
FOSTERS AGRI WORLD FAIRVIEW
GOLDEN ACRE SEEDS
GREAT CANADIAN DOLLAR STORE
IDEA OFFICE SOLLUTIONS
MD OF FAIRVIEW #136
PRAIRIE COAST EQUIPMENT
R&R INSURANCE
REYNOLD’S PLUMBING & HEATING
RICHARDSON PIONEER
ROYCE SEED CLEANING
SKY FINANCIAL CORPORATION / THE MORTGAGE CENTRE
TRI-S CONCRETE
WEAVER BROS. AUCTION
WILD ELECTRIC

 

THANK YOU TO OUR HOLE-IN-ONE SPONSORS!!!

CAMPBELL DODGE CHRYSLER – $5000.00
THOMPSON & WAGNER – $5000.00
DUNVEGAN INN & SUITES – $10,000.00

THANK YOU TO OUR PRIZE SPONSORS!!!
ATB, A-1 CAR WASH, ADVENTURE AUTOMOTIVE, BECHER PHARMACY, CROP PRODUCTION SERVICES, CIBC, DUNVEGAN INN AND SUITES, ED LUCK INSURANCE, FAIRVIEW SKI HILL, FAIRVIEW GOLF CLUB, FENTIES FUEL, FAIRVIEW FLOORING, FOUNTAIN TIRE, GREAT CANADIAN DOLLAR STORE, GPRC FITNESS CENTER, GPRC REGIONAL AQUATIC CENTER, GOLDEN ACRE SEEDS, JEWELRY BOX, MAD DOG CRESTING, PIZZA HAVEN, R&R INSURANCE,ROYNORTHEN LAND AND ENVIROMENT, RICHARDSON PIONEER, RUBYS VARIETY SHOP, SERVUS CREDIT UNION,THE CO-OPERATERS,FOSTERS AGRI-WORLD, THOMPSON AND WAGNER, TRI-S, UFA FARM SUPPLIES STORE,UNCHANGA LANES AND LOUNGE, VALUE DRUG MART, WESTERN FINANCIAL GROUP, WOODLAND HOME HARDWARE

 

 

Registration: 12:00 PM
Shotgun: 1:00PM
Steak Supper: 6:30 PM
For more information, please visit our website @ www.fairviewchamber.com,phone – 780-835-5999, or email director@fairviewchamber.com.

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HIGHWAY TO A BETTER BUSINESS Conference 2017

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The Fairview & District Chamber of Commerce is proud to be hosting the largest business development conference in the northwestern region with guest speakers and a 2 hour workshop to end the day!

Full day – lunch & breaks included

$125 + GST ($131.25)

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at Dunvegan Inn & Suites.

For more information or to pay with credit card, please call the Fairview & District Chamber of Commerce: 780-835-5999

Sponsord by:

                           PLATINUM SPONSORS

 

        

                              GOLD SPONSORS

                        SILVER SPONSORS

 

 

                      BRONZE SPONSORS

 

 

Conference Schedule:

8:00 am – 8:30 am – Registration

8:30 am – 8:45 am – Opening Remarks – Honourable Margaret McCuaig-Boyd

8:45 am – 9:45 am – How to Find the Right Bookkeeper – Ronda Coates

9:45 am – 10:00 am – Coffee and Networking

10:00 am – 11:00 am – Cutting Costs Effectively – Holly Sorgen

11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Finding New Markets and New Marketing Ideas – Lauren Box

12 pm – 1:00 pm – Lunch and Networking

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – How to Protect Your Business From Fraud – Jeremy Nicholls

2:00 – 4:00 pm – Strong Coffee Marketing Workshops

Workshop 1 – Google Outside of Search

Workshop 2 – Google Advertising

 

Register Now!

Click here for full program

 

 

 

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THANK YOU TO ALL WHO ATTENDED OUR 2017 AGM!!!

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On behalf of the Fairview & District Chamber of Commerce, we would like to extend sincere appreciation to the businesses who sponsored our 2017 AGM.

GOLD: CANWEST GROUP BENEFITS, CHAPEL OF MEMORIES FUNERAL HOME, M.D. OF FAIRVIEW NO. 136, YL COUNTRY/KIX FM, TOWN OF FAIRVIEW                                                                                                                                                       

BRONZE: CAMPBELL DODGE CHRYSLER, DUNVEGAN INN & SUITES, FAIRVIEW FLOORING, FAIRVIEW VALUE DRUG MART, FOUNTAIN TIRE,PRAIRIE COAST EQUIPMENT, RUBY’S VARIETY SHOPPE, TRI-S CONCRETE, WOODMERE NURSERY

A special Thank you to all the businesses who sponsored great prizes to our AGM:

Grand Prize Sponsor – $1000.00 Travel Voucher – RELIANT TRAVEL GRANDE PRAIRIRE

 A-1 Carwash• ATB Financial • Bear Creek Funeral Home • Boyts Department Store •  CIBC • Eszcape & Flaunt Day Spa • Fairview Post •  Freson Bros. Fairview • Great Canadian Dollar Store • Husky Gas •Kubota Country • Mad Dog Cresting • Northgate Electric • Pizza Haven •  RBC Royal Bank of Canada • REpit Games • Roy Northern Land and Environmental• Ruby’s Variety Shoppe • Tee Jays Mechanical• The Butter Chicken Co. • Unchaga Lanes • Warren’s Automotive & Towing • Woodland Home Hardware Centre

We would like to thank everyone who bought tickets and came to support our event. Also thank you to the volunteers who helped out for this evening. We are extremely grateful for the overwhelming support that we have received from all of you.

We would like to welcome new and returning members to our Board of Directors:

President – Lenny Basnett

Vice President – Chris Laue

 Treasurer – Owen Stanford

Board of Directors –  Les Boisvert, Gorden MacLeod, Morgan Robinson, Peggy Johnson, Carri-Ann Kehler, Dell Palmer, Lynn Jonson and Ted Johnson 

 

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2016 Passport to Christmas $1000.00 Chamber Change Winner is …

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The Grand Prize winner of the 2016 Passport to Christmas is Brian Thoreson from Continuing Care.

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Jenny Baird drew the lucky Passport winner out of 5300 entries.

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2016 Passport to Christmas $500.00 Early Bird Chamber Change Winner is ….

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Debi Knudsen, executive director for the Fairview and District Chamber of Commerce, presents Linda McKay with her prize of $500 in chamber change for the Early Bird Draw in the Chamber's Passport to Christmas Contest. CHRIS EAKIN/FAIRVIEW POST/POSTMEDIA NETWORK

Debie Knudsen, executive director for the Fairview and District Chamber of Commerce, presents Linda McKay with her prize of $500 in chamber change for the Early Bird Draw in the Chamber’s Passport to Christmas Contest. 2935 passports were entered into the draw this year totaling over $700000.00 spent in our community in December!!

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Dawn Spicer drawing the winning Early Bird prize for the Passport to Christmas.

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DISCOVER DUBAI !!!!

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DISCOVER DUBAI

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TOUR THE ARAB EMIRATES 

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BOOK YOUR TOUR NOW

Date: April 20, 2017 – April 28, 2017
Location:

 

DETAILED DAY BY DAY ITINERARY

TOUR PACKAGE INCLUDES:
• International return airfare from Calgary, including taxes
• Accommodation at listed hotel or similar
• 6 Breakfast
• 2 special dinners
• Arrival and departure transfers
• Licensed English speaking guides
• Sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary
• Half day desert safari with BBQ dinner
• Dhow Cruise with dinner
• Unlimited Mineral water on board coach
• Local luggage handling
• Airline taxes & fuel surcharges

Date/Time Details:
DEPARTURE; April 20, 2017
08 DAY TOUR DUBAI AND ABU DHABI
Fees/Admission: TOUR PRICE:
Per person on twin sharing basis:
CHAMBER MEMBERS
CAD $2590 per person on twin sharing basis

Single person supplement $680.00NON MEMBERS
CAD $2840.00 per person on twin sharing basis

Single person supplement $680.00

BOOK YOUR TOUR NOW
DAY BY DAY ITINERARY

Click Here for More Information

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Moonlight Madness & Santa Claus Parade

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Hello Everyone!

Its that time of year again!  SANTA CLAUS PARADE & MOONLIGHT MADNESS!!!!! (did I yell loud enough?  Can ya tell I’m excited??!!)
This year’s Santa Parade (and Moonlight Madness) will be on November 25th. We ask that the floats assemble at 6:00 pm at the Water Treatment Plant. Parade starts @ 6:30 pm. The 2nd Moonlight Madness will be on December 9th.

You can find the  Santa Claus Parade Entry From HERE. On that form, is some information about the Parade and the goodies going on around town. Wanna highlight?….  HIGHLIGHT 😀  There’s more going on than you think!

Want to see the Parade Route?
Parade Route

Please fill out the parade form and send it back to: director@fairviewchamber.com.  Don’t want to fill it out? No worries!  Just drop us an email saying your putting one in or give us a ring at the Office 780-835-5999. You are even more than welcome to drop one off to us personally. We don’t mind the visit!

Please feel free to share the form and tell everyone! 
Cheers!
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Thank You!!

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There are so many businesses and people to thank!!  Where to start??!!   From the top I guess!!  I would like to say thank you to everyone who came out, participated, supported, volunteered and helped sponsor the events for Small Business Week!


I would like to thank: ATB Financial for the great workshop they hosted!  Full of amazing information to start, grow and maintain your business!  M.D. of Fairview #136 & the Town of Fairview for sponsoring the event and the Dunvegan Inn & Suites for providing the refreshments and incredible hospitality to everyone!


Thank you to all the Vendors that participated in this years Home Based Business Trade Show. Your products were amazing! Thank you to Freson Bros. Fairview for supplying the Vendors with their yummy snacks, Shane James for supplying the awesome supper and to the M.D. of Fairview #136 & the Town of Fairview for helping sponsor this event. Thank you to everyone who came out and supported the vendors!!


The Night of The Stars Awards Gala was a major hit!!  Thank you to our Award Sponsors: Community Futures Peace Country, Dunvegan Inn & Suites, GPRC – Centre for Research & Innovation, KMSC Law, Kubota Country, M.D. of Fairview, Roy Northern Land & Environmental, Servus Credit Union & the Town of Fairview.  Thank you to our Table Sponsors: Adventure Automotive, Becher Pharmacy Guardian Drugs, Boyt’s, Campbell Dodge Chrysler, Chapel of Memories Funeral Home, Fairview Value Drug Mart, Fentie’s Fuel Service, Foster’s Agri-World, North Peace Animal Hospital, NW Construction, RBC Royal Bank, the co-operators – Dunvegan Insurance Services, UFA Farm & Ranch Supply, Woodland Home Building Centre, Woodmere Nursery, YL Country / KIX FM.  I also want to thank the winners, presenters and everyone who came out to enjoy this night!  

Thank you to the Dunvegan Inn & Suites and staff for supplying a fantastic supper!!!  Everyone enjoyed and raved about the carved roast beef & chicken cordon blue!!! 


I haven’t forgotten my help!  My volunteers helped me bring all these events together for everyone’s enjoyment!  So thank you: Becky Stewart, Guillaume Allard, Keith Mrak, Ken Thompson, Lenny Basnett, Matt Strydhorst, Owen Stanford, Ruby Goertzen & Tim Schindel.


My heartfelt thanks goes out to everyone!  THANK YOU SO MUCH for all the help & support these events have received! Without all the support, events like these can not be done!


Please, if I have missed anyone in my shout out, please PLEASE let me know!  I appreciate all the help from everyone and the last thing I want to do is miss someone!  events@fairviewchamber.com

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Start, Grow & Protect Your Business

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Work Shop

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