Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting 2013

Annual General Meeting & Mixer on November 29th, 2013

AGM & Board Election 6:00 PM

Cocktails & Appetizers 7:00 – 8:30 PM

Wine Tasting & Cash Bar

Highwood Golf & Country Club

$30.00 per person – Admission by advance ticket sales only – attire: business

To purchase tickets

Phone: (403) 601-2660 or by email

Small Business Week Celebrations

We have a full week of events going on in High River during the week of October 20th – 26th, 2013.

Click the link for a Small Business Week-2013 PDF check list of the events currently scheduled.

Our Chamber Luncheon is on Thursday the 24th at 12 noon to 1 PM

Our speakers are Doug Bably from SL Ford in Slave Lake, AB. He is also the Vice President of the Slave Lake Chamber of Commerce. Also speaking will be RJ, of AFSC High River Office, to speak on his experience personally and as a professional with AFSC and how our disaster recovery program may be able to assist the local businesses.

RSVP to the Chamber at 403 652 3336 (leave a message with your name, phone number, company name and number of attendees, thanks)

On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday there are FREE breakfast workshops on Best Practices. Please call 403 770 5151 to reserve your seat.

On Wednesday, BMO is hosting a Biz Café from 9:30 to 4 PM. Staff will be on hand to answer questions on Business Accounts. Coffee and treats will be served all day.

On Friday, Scotiabank is hosting clients for light refreshment at their temporary location of 1007 20th Street SE, High River, T1V 2A6 and ask that you join them.

As other event details are finalized we will post them here.

Identity Theft Workshops

The local RCMP office is holding an Identify Theft workshop this Thursday October 17 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM to help our community be proactive in protecting their credit and identity.

Place: 2nd Floor 710 Center (Bow Valley College, High River Campus)

They will walk you through what to watch for and how to be proactive in protecting yourself. In a technology based society after a disaster it is important to know how to recognize, report and prevent fraud.

To register please email: or call 403 441 2399

As always, all workshops are FREE to High River residents.


Notice of Election & Live Stream of Electoral Forums

Election takes place on Monday, October 21st, 2013.

Please see the PDF document linked below for details regarding the Polling station(s) and qualifications required.

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The Chamber is providing two electoral forums for the candidates for Mayor and Council.

Mayoral Forum on Wednesday, October 9th, 2013, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM at the Highwood Memorial Centre.

Candidates’ Forum on Thursday, October 10th, 2013, 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM at the Highwood Memorial Centre.

Courtesy of Collin at Foothills Computer Services we will have a live stream of the forums available on this website.

Live streaming video by Ustream
Foothills Computer Service
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