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2017 Whitby Chamber of Commerce Business Achievement Award finalists announced

October 13, 2017

In the years since the first Peter Perry Award was presented in 1955, the Whitby Chamber of Commerce (WCC) has proudly recognized outstanding community achievement. This tradition continues through the Business Achievement Awards program, which publicly recognizes local businesses that demonstrate excellence, a commitment to their community and a strong entrepreneurial spirit. The winners in Read More

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From the CEO’s desk: Fueled in Fredericton

October 6, 2017

I had the privilege of representing the Whitby Chamber of Commerce at this year’s Canadian Chamber Executive and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce conferences and AGMs, in Fredericton, New Brunswick. It was a tremendous week full of engaging speakers, learning opportunities, policy debates and resolutions. It was wonderful to do so with our Board Vice-President, Read More

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Members test their luck at Connect After Hours event

September 20, 2017

On September 14, members of the Whitby Chamber of Commerce (WCC) tried their luck in a slot tournament at OLG Slots at Ajax Downs. Players began their evening networking over cocktails in the VIP section of the casino’s Getaway Restaurant. While enjoying a buffet dinner, Ron Horwitz, Slot Shift Manager at OLG, taught players about Read More

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Whitby Chamber members and neighbouring chambers and boards of trade pose for group photo in Feed the Need warehouse.

Chamber helps community raise 3,845 pounds for Feed the Need in Durham

September 13, 2017

For the entire month of August, the Whitby Chamber of Commerce (WCC) teamed up with Feed the Need in Durham for the third annual Food Drive Challenge to help meet the growing demand of emergency food providers and client needs at Feed the Need during the summer months. This year’s member drop off locations included Read More

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First-ever Chamber volleyball tournament a smashing success

August 31, 2017

Originally scheduled in June, the Whitby Chamber of Commerce’s (WCC) first-ever volleyball tournament was rescheduled due to rain. However, that only gave participants more time to super charge their spikes as the rain date, August 3, turned out to be a hot and fun-filled day in the sun. Organized by the WCC’s Young Entrepreneurs & Read More

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