The Drumheller and District Chamber of Commerce through the World’s Largest Dinosaur Legacy Fund presented funds to four local non-profit organizations on Wednesday, September 30. A total of $10,915 was handed out by Chamber of Commerce President, Landon Bosch.
The Canadian Badlands Artists Association received $3,000 to install flooring in the customer service area of the Badlands Gallery located in downtown Drumheller on 3rd Avenue. The Drumheller and District Rural Crime Watch Association received $1,915 for the addition of eight Crime Watch road signs throughout the area and the Drumheller Society for Recovery received $3,000 to assist with the replacement of shingles on the Grace House. In addition, the Pioneer Trail Society received $3,000 for custom made cabinets.
The World’s Largest Dinosaur Legacy Fund invests a portion of funds generated by the World’s Largest Dinosaur attraction and Giftshop to enhance and enrich community economic development initiatives in the Drumheller region. To date the Legacy Fund has contributed almost $580,000 to an array of worthy community group projects. The next application deadline for capital projects less than $3,000 will be March 1, 2016.
Sep. 29, 2015
The Drumheller and District Chamber of Commerce and the Drumheller Sub Local of the Alberta Teachers’ Association will host a Political Candidates’ Forum on Tuesday, October 13 at the Badlands Community Facility for federal candidates running in the Battle River-Crowfoot electoral division. Doors will open to the public at 6:30 p.m. with the forum commencing at 7:00 p.m. sharp.
The invited candidates, in alphabetical order, are: Gary Kelly (Green Party), Andy Kowalski (Liberal Party), Kevin Sorenson (Conservative Party) and Katherine Swampy (New Democratic Party). Candidates will each have an opportunity to introduce themselves and present their party platform followed by a question and answer period.
The forum will provide a great opportunity to hear from the candidates looking for your vote on Election Day, Monday, October 19.
Save the date- on Monday, October 5, Platinum Chemical Solutions will be hosting a Business After Hours networking event.
Address: 1020 Premier Close (former location of Cat's Meow, across from Grant's Oilfield Services)
Stop by any time from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm to meet fellow Chamber members and board members. Free for all Chamber members to attend. Food and beverages will be provided.
Registration is required; click here to register.
Small Business Week takes place October 18-24, 2015. To celebrate, we are once again hosting our annual Business Excellence Awards Gala. This event recognizes the many outstanding businesses, groups and individuals in our community.
We have been working hard to grow this event each year, and are excited to announce that we have new and improved award categories this year. These categories include Small Business of the Year, Large Business of the Year, Most Promising New Business, Business Professional of the Year, the Diversity Leadership Award and the Arts, Culture and Community Award.
If you are looking for exposure for you or your business we have many sponsorship opportunities available: