2019 - 2020 Board of Directors.
President - Susan Tough, Renfrew Public Library
Vice President -Jean Hughes, Renfrew Printing
Treasurer / Secretary - Mel Blimkie, A Sense of Country & Sweet Tooths
Past President - Amy Rule, Rocky Mountain House
Donnie Russett - Welch LLP
Ron Brazeau - Renfrew Industrial Commission
Carol-Ann Adams - RBC Financial Group
Kent Tubman -Tubman Marketing
Delaine Collin - Chartwell Quail Creek
Tom Sidney - Councillor Town of Renfrew
Bob Hall - Councillor Township Admaston / Bromley
Doug Humphries - Councillor Horton Township
Brian Hunt - Mayor of Township of Greater Madawaska
*** Our next Chamber Board of Directors meeting will take place at The Rocky Mountain House, on Tuesday May 21, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. ****
Annual Community Awards, Thursday May 30, 2019
Nominations are now being accepted!
"New to the Frew" Annual Newcomers' Night
The Annual Newcomers' Night will beheld on Wednesday November 20, 2019 at the Royal Canadian Legion, 30 Raglan Street South, Renfrew. All residents who are new or returning to the Renfrew Area are encouraged to come out: Wednesday November 20, 2019 from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm. The evening will showcase local merchants, restaurants and services available in Renfrew and the surrounding area. Come and be impressed by all the Renfrew Area has to offer! Contact the Chamber office for information and to register for this Free event! Call 613-432-7015 or email email@example.com
The Annual Newcomers' Night was held on Wednesday November 14, 2018 at the Royal Canadian Legion, 30 Raglan Street South, Renfrew. It was a very successful evening as we welcomed approximately 50 new residents to the area. A special thank you to the Royal Canadian Legion Renfrew for providing the space to greet our new residents. Also Thank you to all of of Exhibitors, it was a full room, and to the Businesses and Organizations who provided items for the swag bags. It was a great evening for sure.
Annual Community Awards Thursday May 31 2018
On Thursday May 31, 2018 the Renfrew & Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the Annual Community Awards Celebration to recognize businesses and individuals that have demonstrated outstanding customer service, community involvement and notable achievements.
"An Evening in Paris" was an evening to remember. The evening was well attended with 150 attendees and thee celebration began with a social hour.
The Masters of Ceremonies for the evening were Jamie Cybulski and Mel Blimkie on location
“The Chamber is delighted to host this annual event which celebrates our outstanding community,”
“Congratulations to all of the Nominees and Award Recipients.”
2017 Award Recipients
New Business of the Year - Batstone’s Northern Ramble
Agri - Business of the Year - Enright Farms
Chamber Member of the Year - Dave Lemkay
Downtown Renfrew BIA Member of the Year - The Korner Hutch
Industry of the Year - E T M Industries Inc.
President's Award - Renfrew Freemasons Lodge No. 122
Community Champion of the Year - Karen & Steve Maxwell,
Renfrew Home Hardware Building Centre
Outstanding Business Achievement - Renfrew Pizzaria
Young Person of the Year - Kathleen Barr
Citizen of the Year - Art Jamieson
Thank you to our generous sponsors who helped make this night a huge success including:
Downtown Renfrew BIA, Calabogie Peaks Resort, Renfrew Industrial Commission, Town of Renfrew, Ontrac Employment Resources Services, Deslaurier Custom Cabinets, Grand & Toy, The Warehouse, myFM, YourTV, The Flower Factory, Metroland Media, The Rocky Mountain House, Renfrew Parks & Recreation, Miss Teen Ontario East, and Pauline Hughes.
Breakfast Networking Event & Annual General Meeting
The Renfrew & Area Chamber of Commerce will be holding their Annual General Meeting
At the Rocky Mountain House, 409 Stewart Street North, Renfrew, Tuesday March 6th, 2018, 9:00 AM
All Members are Welcome! The AGM will follow immediately after the Breakfast Networking Event.
R.S.V.P. by March 5th at 613-432-7015 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Please click on the link below for information regarding the Breakfast Networking Event
Breakfast Networking Event