Chamber Chatter

A summary of past events and forward look to the future for the Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce

February flew by as the chamber office was busy with two big events.

The Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce Awards took place March 1 at the Best Western Premier Prestige Hotel. More than 100 business and community members came out to support the nominees, finalists and winners. A great night was had by all.

March 4, the Women’s Wellness Show was hosted by the chamber at Sooke Harbour House – it was a great event!  A fashion show, over 30 exhibitors and 100 tickets were sold.  The chamber was pleased with the turn out of both events and look forward to hosting these again in 2013.

New members:

Nine new members joined the Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce in February: Welcome TOPS, Academy Dental, Creative Chaos Consulting, 120 West Consulting, Cheryl Vavra – Notaries in Sooke, Westshore Denture Clinic, Modern Mortgage Group, The Lazy Gecko, Sooke Community Development Association.

Joining us in January: Tim Ayres Real Estate, Sunshine Jewls, Megson FitzPatrick Insurance – Steve Noreen, Bernice Van Vleip – Reiki Master, Sooke Lions Club, Goldstream Bikes


Our 2012 Member Directory is being created – opportunity for advertising is available – please call the chamber office 250-642-6112. We will have two editions this year allowing for new members to be added.

Our April Mixer will be held at Tugwell Creek Honey Farm and Meadery – Wednesday, April 25, 5:30 p.m.

Breakfast Club:

Join us for our Breakfast Club Meetings held the third Tuesday of the month at the Sooke Harbour House 7 to 9 a.m. All are welcome, chamber members $10/non-members $15. Guest speaker for March – Rod Holt: Selling Sooke, what we have to offer.

Opportunity to feature your business – spotlight your products.  Call the chamber office for registration and information 250-642-6112.

We have some great things planned for the spring and summer months – look ahead – we’ll be announcing them soon!

Kari Osselton,


Sooke News Mirror

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