Posts Tagged ‘Oakville Chamber of Commerce’

September Events Round-Up

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

The leaves are changing, there’s a crisp breeze in the air. Here’s a taste of what’s going on in Oakville this fall.

September 10: 6:30-8pm: What’s All the Hoopla – Staff at Oakville Public Library will introduce to their new digital media service. Adults 18 years of age, are invited to learn more about Hoopla; how to download TV shows, movies, audiobooks, and music. To register visit the website, or call: 905-815-2042.

January Events Round Up

Thursday, January 9th, 2014

January 9: 6:30-7:30pm- Healthy Living Workshop: Is living healthier one of your New Year’s resolutions? Come out to the YMCA of Oakville for information on how to change behavior patterns in order to avoid the common mistakes and get you on track for success. For more information call the YMCA at 905-845-5597 ext. 303. The YMCA of Oakville is located at: 410 Rebecca St, Oakville.

January 11: 7:15pm- Ring in the Chinese New Year with the Oakville Chinese Network at the Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, as they present: “I Wish.” Tickets are $25-30 each, and available online through the website, or by calling the box office at: 905-815-2021.

Chamber Hosts 59th Annual Chair’s Dinner

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

Kerry, Julia and Orla

The Oakville Chamber of Commerce hosted their 59th Annual Chair’s Dinner with keynote speaker the Hon. Lisa Raitt, Federal Minister of Transport and Halton M.P. “We are honoured to host Ms. Raitt,” says chamber Past Chair Julia Hanna. “The chamber is thrilled to provide this rare opportunity to our members. Given the importance of transportation to our town and region, Minister Raitt’s speech is very timely.”

In addition to recognizing Julia Hanna’s leadership, the gala event was the inauguration of the chamber’s Incoming Chair Orla Johnston. “Under the leadership of Julia Hanna, it has been record year for the chamber. Julia has been instrumental in increasing the chamber’s profile in the business community and the community at large,” comments chamber President John Sawyer. “The Chair’s Dinner and Minister Raitt’s visit are a fitting tribute to Julia for the outstanding leadership she has provided to the chamber.”

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Fifth Annual Environmental Awareness Day Celebration

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

Keli, John, Jay & Jennifer

“Oakville is our home so let’s take care of it” was the message of the day at the Fifth Annual Environmental Awareness Day held in the Tim Horton’s parking lot on Cross Avenue in the Trafalgar Village Mall.

“It is so rewarding to see how this grassroots event has expanded with more partners and volunteers to assist us with such a worthwhile cause, says Julia Hanna, chair of the Oakville Chamber of Commerce. “Raising awareness about recycling and greener living as well as participating in a neighbourhood clean-up benefits us all.”

This Oakville community event is a partnership between the Oakville Chamber of Commerce, Tim Horton’s, Kerr Village BIA, in association with M&M Meat Shops, Home Depot Children’s Workshop, RecurBox , the Driveway Doctor, the Main Event, Peel Scrap Metal Recycling and Shred-It. Big Brothers Big Sisters Halton benefit from the day’s proceeds. Local vendors were on hand with green exhibits, a community clean up, confidential document shredding, electronic recycling, children’s activities that included a bouncy castle and face painting, entertainment and a raffle.

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Oakville Chamber of Commerce Hosts Another Successful Business After Hours

Monday, February 25th, 2013

The Halton Learning Foundation co-hosted the February Business After Hours

FCT, RBC and the Halton Learning Foundation joined forces to host the Oakville Chamber’s monthly Business After Hours reception for February. The evening presented opportunities to meet with representatives from each of these companies and discover what they do to support the Oakville/Halton community. (more…)