High River Chamber of Commerce President Steven Muth is encouraging local businesses to take part in the annual Summer Temporary Employment Program.

Basically the program lets the Province pay $7.00 per hour towards local businesses hiring students over the summer.

Chamber President Steven Muth says it’s a great way to get someone their first job.

If your a local business looking to sign up for the program go to:

AlbertaCanada.com/step

The deadline for applications is Friday, February 9.