Lunenburg Queens Business Excellence Awards 2015 – Finalists

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Congratulation to all the SQCC members who were nominated for Lunenburg Queens Business Excellence Awards this year.

We have just learned that two of our members have made the finals. All the best to:

  • Brady Home Building Centre  – Large Business Award
  • Lloyoll Custom Building – Innovation Award

We would also like to recognize two other Region of Queen Businesses for making it into the finals. Congratulations to:

  • Hell Bay Brewing Co. – Small Business Award
  • The Port Grocer – Hospitality Award

Tickets are now available for the Gala Awards Dinner on Monday March 7, 2016.
To purchase tickets please got to: www.lqbusinessawards.ca.
You can also view a complete list of finalists on the website.

Robin Anthony
South Queens Chamber of Commerce


Ticket Purchase Information

Tickets for the Lunenburg Queens Business Excellence Awards are now on sale at www.lqbusinessawards.ca/tickets. This year the awards celebration will take place on March 7th, 2016 at the Best Western Plus Bridgewater (snow date March 8th), $60 per ticket. We are pleased to have Don Bureaux, President of NSCC as our Michelin Keynote speaker and promises to be a very interesting presentation.

Tickets can be purchased on the LQBEA web site by registering either as an individual or a group! If you are purchasing a table of 8, you can fill out your organization name for all the seats and the LQBEA Event Committee will group purchases of 8 as a table reservation. Seats are limited and we expect they will sell out quickly as with past years, so don’t delay!

**Please Note** Some businesses have been experiencing issues when entering their credit cards. To the best of our knowledge,  this is a system security issue. Businesses have had success using a personal device not under their corporate security system. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Breakfast with the Major – Jan 28, 2016

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The South Queens Chamber of Commerce invites you to attend a breakfast with:

Mayor Christopher Clarke

Thursday January 28, 2016

Lanes Privateer Inn

7:30am Buffet Breakfast, followed by

8:00am Presentation

The Mayor will be discussing Economic Development in our Region.

Full Hot Breakfast $14.95 + HST & Gratuity

Cold Continental Breakfast $10.95 + HST & Gratuity

Payable to Lanes at the event

Please RSVP with breakfast choice by 12:00 Noon on Wednesday January 27th

Federal Candidates Debate – Oct 1st, 2015

Written by Executive Director on . Posted in Community News, South Queens Chamber News

The South Queens Chamber of Commerce invites you to attend the Federal Candidates Debate on:

  • Thursday, October 1, 2015
  • Astor Theatre in Liverpool
  • at 7 p.m

The candidates for the four main parties running in the riding of South Shore/St. Margaret’s take part in a candidates’ debate. The event is being organized by the South Queens Chamber of Commerce which has hosted similar events during previous municipal, provincial and federal elections.

The candidates participating in the debate are, in alphabetical order:

  • Alex Godbold, NDP Party
  • Bernadette Jordan, Liberal Party
  • Richard Biggar, Green Party
  • Richard Clark, Conservative Party

“The South Queens Chamber of Commerce’s goal in hosting this debate is to provide people with the opportunity to hear the candidates speak on issues that are important to our community and our economy,” explained SQCC president, Robin Anthony. “We are looking forward to an interesting exchange of information and hope this will encourage people to participate in our democratic process by voting in the federal election on October 19.”

In preparing for the debate, the Chamber canvassed its members for questions to ask the candidates. Questions covering a range of topics were selected and will be provided to all candidates in advance.

The debate format will allow each candidate to give an opening and closing statement and to address each question. Candidates will be given equal time to speak throughout the program.

Audience members may also submit questions. Everyone will be given a card as they enter the theatre and asked to submit their questions in writing. The moderator will present the candidates with as many audience questions as time allows. The moderator for the debate is Kevin Page, Vice President of the Chamber, who has moderated SQCC-sponsored debates in the past.

Doors open at the Astor Theatre on Main Street at 6:15 p.m. on October 1. There is no assigned seating.

Audience members are asked not to bring signs or placards into the theatre.

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