Monthly Archives January 2017

Events

The Chamber holds several events and workshops through the year. You will find them listed here. VIA Rail to be announced March 15th ChiliSpiel – Chili Cookoff & ChiliSpiel April – is your business prepared for Canada 150? May June 28th – Annual Golf Tournament July 19th Meet and Greet August 11th Victoria Park BBQ Sept 20th – Planning succession breakfast October – Smiths Falls Chamber of Commerce AGM and Awards Gala October – Sens Night November 22nd – Breakfast with Speaker – Topic to be announced December 20th – Christmas Social Chamber of Commerce  
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Trip to the Toronto Boat Show 2017

We had a fantastic trip representing Smiths Falls and the Victoria Park Campground at the Toronto Boat show. We chatted with many potential visitors and gave out Rideau Waterway guides which describes many of the communities along the Rideau Canal, including a three-page spread on Smiths Falls. We encouraged them to moor in Smiths Falls to Refresh, Restock and Recharge. We should see hundreds more visitors in our stores and restaurants this summer.
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The Best Hiking Trails in Smiths Falls

Smiths Falls is a gem located on the banks of Rideau Canal in Eastern Ontario that has been hidden in plain sight for all these years. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is an eclectic mix of old and new, giving the residents and its visitors the best of both worlds. There is something for everyone in this small town. Smiths Falls is easily accessible from Montreal, Ottawa and Toronto, so you can either plan a side trip or take your time to experience several other outdoor activities such as biking, fishing, boating etc. If there are plenty of leisurely activities
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Panda Pay

David Morrell of Panda Pay has come on to offer low Point of Sale machines and rates to all Smiths Falls & District Chamber members. With over 23 years of sales and sales management experience, David is a National award winner in sales with Xerox, Bell, CFIB and Panda Pay. In addition, he was the top Rep. in Canada  in 2015 for Panda Pay. PandaPay is an ideal solution for organizations with older, custom, or otherwise difficult to maintain transaction processing systems. Our API is developer-friendly and simple to deploy. Panda Pay believes in creating a fair and stable environment for
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Certika Financial Group

  Sean Lawrence has been a Financial Consultant since 1996 and joined Crain & Schooley Financial in January 2009 now Certika Financial Group Ltd. He is a CHS (chartered health specialist) and focuses on life, living benefits and group insurance. Sean spends a lot of his time volunteering and sits on the Carleton Place BIA as a board member. The Smiths Falls Chamber of Commerce as vice president. The Smiths Falls Community Hospital Foundation and a two-time past President of the local chapter of ADVOCIS (the financial advisor’s association of Canada.) Sean also is a member and assistant instructor with the
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Otter Creek Dental Inc

When you choose Otter Creek for your orthodontic and dental appliance you can count on more than just precision-quality products that bring a smile to your patients. We’re a Canadian-based company that understands the needs of dentist and orthodontic professionals. That’s why our focus is on providing you with innovative products, professional insight and hand-crafted quality that stand the test of time. Cosmo Dental Labs along with Otter Creek the orthodontics lab division, are leading full service dental laboratories, serving the dental community since 1990. They have now opened their second location here in Sensational Smiths Falls. Cosmo Dental Lab
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Come to the ChiliSpiel! Curling and Chili Cookoff!

Wednesday, March 15th 2017 at the Smiths Falls Curling & Squash Club Hurry Hard to the Chamber of Commerce Curling Bonspiel and Chili Cookoff Event! Cool off on the ice and heat back up with a warm bowl of chili! Sweep away the Winter Chill…(i)! When: Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 Time: Chili Cookoff Judging and Lunch starting at 12 noon. Curling will start around 1 p.m.  or soon after. Games last 1-1.5 hours Where: Smiths Falls Curling  and Squash Club The lounge bar will be open the full day. Cost to Curl: $40  Cost to Enter your Chili: Free Curling  Not a curler? No
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T’s Chips And More

You’ll quickly find we are not your average “chip wagon”. All you need to do is take a look at our menu to see how different we are. Sure we have fries and poutine, but you’ll find some very important differences with our food. At T’s Chips And More all our ingredients are fresh, locally sourced, produced or grown and – where possible – made from scratch as in our gravy, sauces and pulled pork. We try to have as many of our scratch-made ingredients as possible, gluten-free; as keeping gluten-free menu items is important to us, too.. Our recipes are low in
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