Albert County Chamber of Commerce
Bulletin 2022-26-09

Be a part of our growing community of like-minded Albert County business owners and join up here:

A reminder that you can offer a member-to-member benefit to help build our community and grow your business.
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Next Espresso Yourself: 13th October, 10 a.m., Alma (location to be confirmed)

Next Open Board Meeting: 17th November, 6:30 p.m., Alma (location to be confirmed)

We welcome and encourage you to submit news, press releases and any other content related to your business. Submission is restricted to current members or information impactful to our members (funding, government notices, business opportunities, etc.). Submissions will be included at the discretion of the ACCC editorial team.
The final date for submissions will be the Tuesday before the bulletin goes out.The next submission deadline is Tuesday, 4th October.

Each fortnight we shine the spotlight on one of our ACCC members. Remember to send us any business updates or news for additional mentions in our newsletter!

Member Spotlight: Five Bridges Bar & Grill

Five Bridges Bar & Grill is an ever-popular place for locals and tourists alike. “We see Five Bridges as an extension of your home. Our goal is to provide delicious food in a friendly casual atmosphere.”

Five Bridges believes that the community in which we live and work anchors their success, a philosophy that has led them to be involved in supporting local charities, initiating fundraising opportunities, donating time and products to non-profit organizations and investing in neighbourhood associations.

Member Cyber PR Army now Digital Advisors for CDAP grants

Member business, Cyber PR Army, is now a Digital Advisor with the Canada Digital Adoption Program (CDAP). This means they are now able to assist with funding applications and implementation of services and strategy for both the Grow Your Business Online grant ($2,400) and the Boost Your Business Technology grant (up to $15,000).

Those wishing to apply for funding are welcome to get in touch with them for a consultation call or choose from any of the other advisors listed in the directory.

Women Entrepreneurship Loan Fund

The government has released further information on the Women Entrepreneurship Loan Fund. This fund will help ensure that more women entrepreneurs have the tools and financing they need to succeed. The loan will be delivered through several government-approved organizations:

Loan applications will open in the coming months.

Seasonal Hours Info Request

Member, The Village of Alma, is requesting information from other members on their seasonal status. This information will be used to examine business support levels.

In particular, they would like to know if you are open during the off-season and, if so, your hours of operation. Click the button below to email Hanna Downe, Village of Alma Clerk and Treasurer.

Free Business Support from 3+ Corporation

3plus Corporation helps entrepreneurs, new business owners and established businesses in Riverview, Moncton and Dieppe. Their services are 100% free of charge and range from business planning, financing support, market research and more. They are a great resource and are now offering free one-on-one consultations to discuss your unique needs.

Albert County Museum & Historical Society AGM

Annual General Meeting (AGM) Notice

Thursday, October 20th starting at 7:00 pm

The meeting will be held in person at the Hopewell Cape Community Hall with a Zoom link available.

“Vote on the business of the Albert County Historical Society and the Election of a New Board of Directors for 2022 / 23. Hear progress of the Society & Museum. Quilt Raffle winner will be announced at the AGM!

Please note that you must have a current ACHS membership in order to vote on the business concerning the Society and the Election of the new Board of Directors for 2022-2023.”

Join ACHS or Renew your Membership here

Make sure to tune in to this week's Chamber Chat!

Our fortnightly podcast, Chamber Chat, is hosted by podcasting powerhouse, Tosh Taylor. You will find the latest episode available on our Facebook page later this week. Tosh talks to local business owners and related people discussing all things business in Albert County.

We are always looking for guests so if you are interested, get in touch

DID YOU KNOW? Your ACCC Membership gives you access to special group insurance rates with WIlson Insurance? Find out more.