At the AGM the Amherst & Area Chamber of Commerce will be unveiling its new direction for 2016/17. We are refocusing on our mission statement and are committed to becoming the Voice of Business, promoting the members interests to government, providing opportunities to develop better business connections, and to engage in conversations with individuals who can provide real insight on the issues facing our region.
We invite you to attend this meeting on February 24th at the Nova Scotia Community College Amherst Campus. Doors open at 5:30pm with a hot & cold buffet supper being served at 6:00pm. Tickets are $35.00 for members, $40.00 for non-members and a table of 8 is $250.00. Tickets are currently on sale and available at the Chamber office.
The Chamber is pleased to announce our guest speaker for the evening is Basil L. Stewart. Mr. Stewart is a current director with the National Capital Commission, a former President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, former Chair of FCM National Economic Development Committee, past Director with the Summerside Chamber of Commerce, a retired Police Officer, and served as Mayor of Summerside for 29 years.
Mr. Stewart worked to help revitalize his community when the CFB Summerside base was closed in 1991.We look forward to hearing how Summerside overcame such adversity and how we can learn from their experience as we come together to rejuvenate our region.
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