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The Orillia District Chamber of Commerce

is a voluntary, non-profit association consisting of over 600 members. From this membership a board of fourteen directors is elected, who meet on the fourth Tuesday of every month.

The City of Orillia & Townships of Ramara, Severn, and Oro-Medonte have the opportunity to be represented by appointees to the Board. To further strengthen communication links with other community groups there are appointees on the Board representing Georgian College, Lakehead University, Casino Rama, Doctor Recruitment and Retention, Community Development Corporation, Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Manufacturers' Association, Construction Association and the Downtown Orillia Management Board.

The mandate of the Chamber of Commerce is to provide both tangible and intangible benefits to our members in particular, and our community as a whole.

2015 Chamber of Commerce Special Events:

35th Annual Orillia Perch Festival   Saturday, April 18 - Saturday, May 09

Spring Boat, Cottage & Outdoor Show  Friday, June 12 - Sunday, June 14

Christmas in June   Saturday, June 20

Orillia Waterfront Festival   Friday, August 07 - Sunday, August 09

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Chamber News:



A New Canadian Chamber of Commerce Affinity Program for our Membership

31.10.2014

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2014 Orillia Santa Claus Parade

24.10.2014

The "Memories of Christmas" Santa Claus Parade is November 23, 2014.

To enter a float or group, please review the parade rules and fill out an application. Float applications must be returned to the Chamber office by November 7, 2014.

If you wish to sponsor a band to march in our parade, please fill out the band sponsor form and return it to the Chamber office. Benefits to becoming a band sponsor are available by clicking here.

 

 



Conbrada Construction Ltd. Challenges Local Businesses

10.10.2014

This idea came to be as a result of the article published in the Orillia Packet & Times last week speaking to the need for "cash" to supplement food donations in order that "The Sharing Place" can have the necessary funds to purchase food goods in bulk and at better prices. The article also expressed the need for a more modern and larger location to better serve the needs of our community.

 

This is a "Business Community Challenge" to all our local businesses especially to the general contracting, building trades, and local building supply industries.

 

The idea is for everyone to pitch in and raise as much money as possible in the next 30 days and to see how many other businesses will match or exceed our $1500.00 contribution.

 

Any dollar amounts would be gratefully appreciated. Every dollar counts.

 

Please send contributions to the attention of Shawna Ballik, Operations Manager at The Sharing Place Food Bank, 22 West Street S., P.O. Box 743, Orillia, ON L3V 6K7 and she will keep track of all contributions associated with this community challenge. Shawna can be reached at (705) 327-4273 or you can email her at shawna.ballik@rogers.com. Cheques should be made to "The Sharing Place" and please identify them as being attributed to the "Business Community Challenge".

 

At the end of the campaign, Shawna will generate a list of all the donors and they will be acknowledged in the Packet & Times along with an idea of how far the contributions went in terms of purchasing food hamper baskets etc. The need for funds to purchase food supplies in our community is great so please give generously and remember that no contribution is too small.

 

Thank you to the Packet & Times for your participation in this campaign.

 

Kindest Regards,

 

Sam Brancatella, President

Conbrada Construction Ltd.

 

 

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