West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce Newsletter November 9, 2016
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016  
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm 

Starbucks, Dundarave Village
2416 Marine Drive. West Vancouver 

Want to grow your business?
Meet new business contacts from across the North Shore?
Join us for Speed Networking! - This fun networking event lets you can pitch your business to other guests while enjoying wine & appetizers.
 What is Speed Networking? Each person has 3 minutes to explain their business to a guest; a bell rings and it's the other guest's turn to highlight their business. Another bell rings and everyone switches tables. 
WV Chamber members: $25    Non-members $35  *+GST
Ticket includes appetizers and one glass of wine. CASH WINE BAR
Please note that we are unable to give a refund without 48 hour notification; however a delegate substitution is welcome at any time. 
Featuring Starbucks Panini!
Presenting Sponsor:
Venue Sponsor: Starbucks, Dundarave 
We thank our generous sponsors for their support!
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The West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce presents
All Candidates Meeting  
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts
1700 Mathers, West Vancouver
6:00 pm to 6:50 pm
Doors open to mix and mingle

 Admission is free, Open to the Public 
**NOTE: Festival seating. No Reserved Seats. (First come, first seated)
Supported by: 
Ambleside Dundarave Business Improvement Association, Caulfeild Business Association, Horseshoe Bay Business Association, Park Royal Shopping Centre
Media Sponsor

Candidates for Councillor (one to be elected): 
David Ayriss, Farzaneh Bamani, Joanna Baxter, Tom Dodd, Tara Haddad, Rosa Jafar, Jon Johnson, David A. Jones, Andy Krawczyk, Peter Lambur, Vernon Pahl, Carolanne Reynolds.
The election will be on Saturday, November 19, 2016. The term for the position will end October 2018, when the next general local election will be held. 

 All Candidates Meetings are being offered by community organizations as listed below:

The North Shore Community Resources Society
Monday, November 14, 2016 at 6 p.m.
West Vancouver Memorial Library (Welsh Hall) - 1950 Marine Drive 
The Seniors' Activity Centre Advisory Board
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Seniors' Activity Centre (Activity Room) - 695 21st Street
West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Kay Meek Centre for the Performing Arts, Theatre
See info above
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Wednesday, November 30, 2016
6:00 pm to 10:30 pm
Capilano Golf & Country Club
420 Southborough Drive, West Vancouver
Join us for the Chamber's annual Christmas Dinner and Auction - Start off with a Champagne Reception and then enjoy a fabulous gourmet Christmas Dinner Buffet at the lovely Capilano Golf & Country Club.  The Evening also features our largest Live & Silent Auction of the year - a great way for you to do some Christmas shopping while supporting the Chamber

Christmas Dinner Tickets: Members $125   Non-members $140 + GST
Ticket includes a glass of Champagne, Gourmet Christmas dinner buffet and wine at your table

Please note that we are unable to give a refund without 48 hour notification; however a delegate substitution is welcome at any time. 

Champagne and Presenting Sponsor

Wine Sponsors


  Last Call for Auction items

We welcome your Auction Donations! Thank you to all who have donated! Last call for you to showcase your business and support your local Chamber of Commerce, the Food Bank and West Vancouver Firefighters Charity with this event. Have an item to donate?  Contact Debbie Janson, West Vancouver Chamber 604-926-6614 or We can arrange for pickup of your donation.
Thank you to our Donors 

Raffle Prize: Framed Oil Painting by artist Jane Clark "Into the White Unknown"

Live & Silent Auction items 

A Stylish Arrival – chauffeured ride in 1930 Beauford convertible with champagne
Accent Inns – One night Accommodation for Two
Artists for Conservation – 2016 AFC book signed by artists + calendar
Beachhouse Restaurant – $100 Gift Certificate
Bett McLean, Psychotherapist – Two hours Individual Therapy or Couples Counselling
Bowen Island Golf Club – (4) 9-hole passes round of golf
BC Ferries – passage for two with vehicle
British Pacific Properties – Wine & Beer Gift Basket, $500 value
BFit Personal Training – fitness certificate
Brown’s Social House – Lynn Valley – The Social Experience Tasting & cocktail sampling
Cactus Club – Park Royal – Wine & Food Tasting for 6 Guests
Capilano Golf and Country Club – A Day of Golf for Two
Capilano University – CapU Singers CD
CareAge Home & Health – Bottle of Ice Wine
Caulfeild Gallery – Limited Edition, framed print by Paul Rupert “Sunbreak”
Coho Society – numbered print by artist Daniel Izzard “Return of the Capilano Coho”
Cypress Mountain -Cypress hat, hoodie, (2) Cross-country & snow tubing tickets
Deep Cove Brewers & Distillers – Tour & Tasting for 5
Freedom Health Studio – 5 Personal Fitness Training Sessions & 2 Yoga Classes  + T-shirt
The Great Canadian Landscaping Company – (1)$500 Landscape Design Gift Certificate and (1) $500 Garden Cleanup Gift Certificate
Harris Rebar – Canucks tickets
Hollyburn Eye Clinic – $150 Gift Certificate
Hollyburn House – Gift Basket with Wine and delicious food items
Jones & Company Custom Framing – framed art print + Gift Certificate
Kay Meek Centre– Tickets for (2) two to Ashley MacIsaac and (2) tickets to The (Post) Mistress
Libations Liquor Store, Dundarave – Wine Gift Basket
Loblaws – City Market Park Royal – basket of goodies from their store
Marine Drive Naturopathic Clinic – gift basket
Milestones, Park Royal – ‘Monday Girls Night Out’ for 4 guests gift certificate
Move It YVR – $500 off moving Certificate for Metro Vancouver Residential Moving
MP Ralph Sultan –  host of lunch for 4 guests at the Parliamentary Dining Room + Harbour Air Seaplanes return Airfare for (4) persons between Vancouver & Victoria Harbours
North Shore News – 2 Canucks tickets: Vancouver vs New Jersey  -January 15, 2017 • $234 value
Olive & Anchor – two $100 Gift Certificates
Pinnacle Hotel At the Pier – one night stay for two including breakfast in their Lobby Restaurant and Bar
Roper Greyell LLP Employment + Labour Lawyers – Gift basket with wine & fleece blanket
Sea to Sky Gondola – One Day -two adult visit on the Sea to Sky Gondola, in Squamish
Starbucks –  Ambleside – Gift Basket
St. John Ambulance – Emergency preparedness Kit!
Team Beauty – Rodan+Fields – mini facials
Toby Rae Holistic Health – individual wellness program
Victor J. Harrison – Handmade pottery by Victor J. Harrison
Westerleigh Parc – Parc Retirement Living – Gift Basket
West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce Board – International fine Wine Basket & BC VQA Wine Basket  – Wine & Web Gift Basket, $100 value
West Vancouver Memorial Library -framed archival photograph from their collection: The Ridge Store and Wetmore Motors, circa 1960″
West Vancouver Police Department – Ride to work or school in a Police Car!
West Vancouver Yacht Club – sailing lessons

Thank you to our Donors 

Christmas Dinner Tickets: Members $125   Non-members $140 + GST
Ticket includes a glass of Champagne, Gourmet Christmas dinner buffet and wine
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Bowen Island Tourism 

Get into the holiday spirit with Bowen's Christmas Inspiration Weekend. The first weekend in December is the kick-off to the holiday season and you are invited to join in the festivities:
Friday Dec. 2 - The Ladies Madrigal Singers Winter Concert, Cates Chapel, 7:30 PM
Saturday Dec. 3 - Light Up Bowen Festival 6-8:30 PM featuring a lantern festival, a musical procession with the Black Sheep Morris Dancers, a live nativity, caroling, refreshments, and Santa arrives by tugboat.
Sunday Dec. 4 - CSA Christmas Craft Fair - this is the island's biggest craft fair and a great opportunity to pick up handmade artisan gifts. 10 AM - 3 PM at Bowen Island Community School.

Bowen Island Tourism   



British Pacific Properties celebrates 85th Anniversary. You are invited!

British Pacific Properties is celebrating its 85th Anniversary!  To commemorate this company milestone, they are inviting the community to join BPP in celebration over food, cake, and kids fun at the West Van Community Centre (2121 Marine Drive), November 12th 1pm – 3 pm.  No RSVP required. 


Congratulations to North Construction 

Congratulations to WV Chamber member North Construction on their win as Business of the Year at the North Vancouver Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards held on November 3rd. North Construction also won Best Employer at this year's Small Business BC Awards 2016! Visit their website:



Not a member yet?  Join us! 

A Chamber of Commerce membership is your introduction to the local business community. We are the 'umbrella' organization promoting business in West Vancouver and Bowen Island.  

Members have access to great benefits, networking opportunities and special ticket prices on all of our events. New Members are featured in this newsletter; sent to over 1500 subscribers. Business in Vancouver provides a complementary subscription of their magazine to our members. Businesses do not need to be located in West Vancouver to join us. 

Contact Debbie Janson, Membership & Events Manager   (604)926.6614
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