Addressing Poverty:  Nov 28 Event Aims to Unite Business, Charity and Agencies

Addressing Poverty: Nov 28 Event Aims to Unite Business, Charity and Agencies

This event is the first step in our new partnership with United Way and the Lakehead Social Planning Council and presents an opportunity for business to learn more about the social issues Thunder Bay is engaging with. Attendees will discuss what actions are being taken and what progress is being made, where the challenges and opportunities lie, and how working together we can help move solutions forward. Come prepared to learn, to share what you know and to participate in the development of next steps for our community.

Member Minute with Eat Local Pizza

Member Minute with Eat Local Pizza

In this Member Minute, we asked Jim from Eat Local Pizza what he loves about being in business. We might as well have asked him what makes Eat Local Pizza so successful, because the answer would have been the same either way. Jim is hooked on connections with our community, opportunities to empower people, and the hope of making things better from the inside out….

September 2019 Recipient:  Northwestern Ontario Women’s Centre

September 2019 Recipient: Northwestern Ontario Women’s Centre

At our third quarterly funding round-up, held during the Chamber’s Member Social at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery, we tallied the votes and awarded this quarter’s funds to the Northwestern Ontario Women’s Centre, nominated by Karen Kerk from EcoSuperior/the Thunder Bay & Area Food Strategy. We recently had a chance to attend their next Packing Day and present them with the Big Cheque for $3100!