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Chamber Member News ~ Sept 16 2015

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Chamber Member News ~ Sept 16 2015

WESTJET ENCORE:  You’ve asked and we’ve heard you! On Dec. 15th, WestJet Encore will be starting a non-stop flight from Nanaimo to Edmonton daily. Book now, and experience our exceptional guest service out of the Nanaimo Airport.

COAST SALISH DEVELOPMENTis accepting tenant lease applications at OYSTER BAY VILLAGE SHOPPING CENTRE. Construction starts soon! Retail & Office units from 1,200 square feet and up. Visit and call 250-924-2444.

COMMUNITY FUTURES CENTRAL VANCOUVER ISLAND:  On September 17, Community Futures is nationally celebrating its 30th anniversary, and your local Nanaimo office is celebrating its 40 year roots of providing business and community economic development services focusing on small business exploration, start up, expansion, and succession.

LAFFFUNDRAISING BOTTLE DRIVE Sat, Oct 3rd, 2015 from 9-1:00 at the Aggie Hall parking lot.   Are your empty, returnable bottles stacking up at home? Donate them to LaFF’s bottle drive at the Aggie Hall parking lot. Tell your friends as well!! Swing by with your bottles and have a coffee/tea/cookie on us ☺ All proceeds will be put directly back into LaFF programming. Volunteer Opportunity: If you would like to donate a little time to sorting, collecting or perhaps serving coffee/cookies that day – just let us know WE HAD A BLAST LAST YEAR Come be part of the team!
For more info: 250-210-0870 or

ANTIQUE ADDICT proves that great things come in small packages!  We offer exceptional and affordable furniture, vintage collectables, and carry Cottage Paint in our cute little store at 12 Roberts St. Open daily 10-5. Dog friendly! 250-245-6533. or Fb.

ALANA NEWTON COACHINGLIVING WITH IMPACT:  Saturday, October 17th 10-3.  EARLYBIRD  SEPT 27TH  $197, Regular Price $247.  You will learn the top 5 things that impact your time & your wealth.  CONTACT ALANA NEWTON  250-245-8711 Includes lunch, refreshments and a Personal Gift

COMMUNITY FUTURES is celebrating its 30th Anniversary.  Three decades of supporting small business start, grow and create jobs.  Have a business idea or need business financing?  Check us out at

CURVES LADYSMITH:  Come and start your fall off right with putting your health and fitness first. Join in September for no service fee and a welcome gift $30 Value. Call 250-245-4460 to book your appointment now.

KINSMEN... The members of the Kinsmen are pleased to see how the new playground at Transfer Beach has turned out!!!  They would like to THANK all the businesses, organizations and individuals that helped out.  It, again, shows what a neat community we have.  The support was fantastic and the new playground would not have been possible without all the volunteers and community support. The Kinsmen are looking for members…if you would like to be part of this amazing group… call Duck Paterson at 250-245-2263 for info.

INTEGRA TIRE …. well we finally have some moisture in the air.  It’s a good thing… but it also makes the roads a bit “touchy”!!!  If your tires have seen better days… then you have potential for some serious trouble.  Stop in to see the folks at Integra Tire and get them to see how far your tires will take you…. SAFELY!  Integra has new tires from $50 each.  Also find out about winning an Applie iPad Air.  Call 250-924-3131

PARKSIDE ESTATES… with the busy summer season behind you… and all that yard work, getting ready for winter… ahead of you!!!! … maybe it’s time to look at less work and more relaxin time.  If you’re 55 or over and tired of all the house and yard work… stop into Parkside Estates and see how comfortable living in a quality manufactured home can really be!   Very affordable!… and way more time to do what YOU want.  Call Duck at 250-246-0637 to fine out more. There are only 3 spots left!

LDBA:  The Ladysmith Downtown Business Association is sponsoring the 2015 Tour de Rock ‘Adopt a Rider’ Program again this year.  For a $50 donation to Ladysmith Tour de Rock, you can adopt one of the 21 riders, you receive a sign with your name and a riders name and you can have your picture taken with a rider on September 28th, the day the Tour de Rock rolls into town.Money from Tour de Rock goes to paediatric cancer research and also sends kids with cancer to Camp Goodtimes for a week with their families.If you would like to sponsor a rider, please contact TDR committee member Teresa McKinley at 250-245-2277 by September 21.

TOUR DE ROCK:  Businesses are being approached by Ladysmith Tour de Rock committee members about auction donations for the Red Serge Dinner, they will have an official letter from the Tour de Rock committee for your records. If you’ve been missed and have something you would like to donate, please contact  Lynn Halkett at 250-245-3817 or or Laura Giles at 250-210-1064 and they would be happy to pick it up, or you can drop it off at the Chronicle at 940 Oyster Bay Drive.

Tickets for the Tour de Rock Red Serge Dinner are $25 and can be bought at the Ladysmith & District Credit Union and the Ladysmith Chamber of Commerce. Roast beef dinner with all the works, held at Aggie Hall on September 28, 6pm and will have a live auction, raffles, a wall of wine raffle and a couple of the coveted TDR mini fridges.

LADYBUG DAYHOME:  A daycare that provides a comfortable learning space where your child can feel free to explore the world & know they are safe. Cal Mary-Anne @ 250-619-1382

ROBSON O’CONNOR LAW OFFICE: Fall is in the air and our lawyers and staff remain committed to your legal needs.  We welcome Monique Gordon to our friendly staff, with many years of conveyance experience.  The addition of Monique compliments a remarkable Real Estate and Mortgage team.

NIKKIDESIGNS: Huge Pillow Sale at NikkiDesigns!  One week only – Oct 10 – 17, save 25% on all our ready-made pillow covers!

ARTISAN LANDSCAPESLooking for a qualified horticulturalist to give your yard a great autumn clean-up. Call Andy at 250-732-6542. We are a Ladysmith based gardening company that specializes in pruning and transplanting.