Important Announcements

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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

November Video Conferencing Schedule

November Training:

November 8 10-12pm
The Basics of Exporting

November 8 1-3pm
Cash Flow is King - Cash Flow & Financial Ratios

November 15 10-12pm
Starting a Home Based Business

November 15 1-4pm
Your Business Plan - The Home Stretch: Operations & Financial Summary

November 16 1-2pm
Late Lunch Show:A Freelancer's Guide to Social Media (for Artist Entrepreneurs)

November 21 1-2pm
Selling Your Product or Service to the Gov't of Canada

November 27 10-12 pm
What's New in Social Media

November 28 10-12pm
Pay Per Click Advertising

November 28 1-5pm
Writing Clear Job Descriptions

November 29 10-12 pm
Developing Proposals

All seminars are $5 each.  Call 807.274.3276 to register.  

Monday, October 15, 2012

Rainy River Federation of Agriculture...
Annual Fall Dinner Meeting

Topic: Local Food Act

Guest Speaker: Debra Pretty-Straathof, Vice-President of Ontario Federation of Agriculture

November 2, 2012 - Emo Legion
Social Hour 6-7 p.m.
Dinner at 7 p.m.
Meeting at 8 p.m.

Tickets $18.00 Available from RRFA Directors
Linda Armstrong   852-3645
Lisa Teeple   487-2340
Kristine Carpenter   488-5510
Angela Halvorsen   274-3276
Bernie Zimmerman   487-1278

Thursday, October 04, 2012

The Great Canadian Chili Cook Off

The Great Canadian Chili Cook Off will take place at the Royal Canadian Legion in Fort Frances on Wednesday, October 24th from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Cakes and Chefs wanted !!!  

Call the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce office at 274-5773 for more information.

Gillon's Together We Can Fundraiser

Gillon's will donate $1 for every new LIKE and FOLLOWER on FACEBOOK from now until October 13th, to be donated to the "Together We Can Campaign" raising funds for a Digital Mammography unit here in the Rainy River District.  Click on this link to do so....

Fort Frances Chamber Grand Opening

The Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce will be having their Grand Opening on Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 5 p.m. at their NEW location above the Northern Lights Credit Union.

The ribbon cutting will be taking place at 5:00 p.m. followed by Guest Speaker, Jessie Radies at 5:30 p.m.

Hors d'oeuvres will be served.

Hope to see you there!!!