The Flin Flon and District Chamber of Commerce held their annual general meeting yesterday afternoon for the year ending September 30th. Dianne Russell will continue as Acting President, Heather Richardson agreed to be Vice-President, Dave Kendall Treasurer, Becky Cianflone Secretary and Directors Tom Therien, Laurence Gillespie, Crystal Kolt and Deb Odegaard.
Some of the highlights of the year included their annual Radio Auction, their Love Local and Social Media shop local contests, Gifts Galore Christmas radio and newspaper shop local promotion, meetings with the Northern Chambers group, a PATH Planning Session, being part of the Trout Festival including the community barbeque and being a part of a pre-election info session. Ongoing activities include the Main Street Task Force project to create culturally appropriate themes and designs for vacant lots on Main Street, Regional Wayfinding participation with the FDC Regional Economic Development Commission, Northern Communities Race Relations meetings, and monthly meetings with the Manitoba Chamber and connections with the Saskatchewan Chamber. Their Main Street Committee continues to work on further developing the Main ARTery, Trout Festival events and Christmas events.