Dianne Russell and Dona O'Brien
Andrew Johnson, Titan Wealth, Chamberplan Rep
A Meet the Candidates forum was held in advance of the May 12th by-election for two vacant City Council seats. Due to COVID restrictions the forum was recorded and made available for viewing starting tomorrow on the Chamber's Facebook page. The four candidates are Leslie Beck, Bill Hanson, Carrie Hume and Tom Therien. They faced questions posed by moderators Kory Eastman and Dianne Russell on behalf of the City of Flin Flon and the Flin Flon and District Chamber of Commerce.
Special Guest for General Meeting: Chuck Davidson, President & CEO at Manitoba Chambers.
Our hard-working auction crew at the end of our Annual Radio Auction 2020. You can't tell but we're all smiling under those masks! Even through all the uncertainty of Covid 19, our local businesses and members were so incredibly generous in donating to our fundraiser - thank you so much! Thank you to these workers who gave up their Saturday to help! Laurence Gillespie, Betty Kendall, Linda Allen, Tina Oulette, Dave Kendall, Tom Therien, Michelle Reid, Murray Skeavington, & Dianne Russel
MUSIC ON MAIN STREET
Spearheaded by Dianne Russell, as a Chamber initiative, speakers were installed on Main Street in December, 2020. Thank you to the following sponsors: Hudbay, City of Flin Flon, Town of Creighton, CFAR, and Dona & Karen O'Brien - in memory of Doug O'Brien.
Chamber AGM on Zoom
12:00 Noon on Nov. 10, 2020
Chamber promoted "shop local" by offering free delivery for the 2 weeks before Christmas, 2020. Approximately 126 delivers were made.
Flin Flon's famous Flinty statue gets a facelift! This summer, our Chamber was able to contribute $20,000 towards the restoration of the Flinty statue - with thanks to grants from the Northern Neighbours Foundation and Canada 150. Flinty is an important tourist attraction, winning best "roadside attraction" award in a contest hosted by Tourism Manitoba. Flintabbatey Flonatin was a dime novel character, adopted by prospectors in 1915, giving the city its name. The 7.5 m/24 ft. statue was des
Chamber honors Creighton's Pizza 20th Anniversary: Teli Keramydas, Kaiti Keramydas, Dianne Russel, Mary Dwernichuk, Kory Eastman
Kory Eastman with Krista Lemcke and Kylie McKinnon.
Calm Air: Pat Allen & Gary Bell
Our new Co-Vice Presidents for this year.
Economic Tour: Chamber members Becky Cianflone & Kory Eastman welcome the Manitoba Economic Development Tour who were visiting and touring Flin Flon and area October 9th & 10th. Becky & Kory led the group on a tour of Main Street. Manitoba Chambers of Commerce Economic Development Tours showcase the excellent business opportunities that exist in the northern region of Manitoba. The two-day delegations were packed with planned events, arranged tours, and meetings with local elected officials
In Memory of Bunny (Lois) Burke
Joejoe Kemp at Grand Opening of new location for Alluring Impression Day Spa & Medispa.
Chamber's 2019 Provincial Candidates Debate
Woman's Resource Centre: Centre Counselor Laurie Sealey and Youth Counselor Keely Patterson
Kory Eastman / Main Street Revitalization Task Force
The Orange Toad moves to their new location.
Patrick Soares, President & CEO of Foran Mining
Honoring Bunny Burke
Laura Findlay (Community Futures North Central Development) and Al McLauchlan (Tourism Manitoba) on the Northern Manitoba Snowmobile Tourism Strategy.
Murray Skeavington, Flin Flon School Board
DOUGALD LAMONT – Manitoba Liberal Party Leader, MLA for St. Boniface
NHR: HELGA BRYANT (CEO), SCOTT HAMEL (Executive Director of Health Administration & NHR Regional Administrative Officer), MAYOR CAL HUNTLEY (NHR Board Member), TWYLA STOREY (NHR Communications Coordinator).
President Karen MacKinnon
Many Faces instructor Daniel Dillon
2nd Annual Northern Chamber Meeting
Doug Lauvstad, President & Vice-Chancellor for University College of the North. Along with Chamber President, Karen MacKinnon & Director of Human Resources for UCN, Monica Cook.
Bill Jackson and Rob Schiefele with President-Elect Becky Cianflone, to discuss the upcoming Snowbirds Airshow.
Tom Therien, General Manager, North of 53 Consumers Co-op.
Mikael Mantyla with President- Elect Becky Cianflone
CEO Helga Bryant & Communications Coordinator Twyla Storey, Northern Regional Health
Sgt. Mark Svaren, Detachment Commander, Flin Flon RCMP, with President Karen MacKinnon at March 13th Chamber General Meeting.
Leann Brown, CEDF Office and Credit Manager with President, Karen MacKinnon at Chamber's General Meeting.
Alan McLaughlan and Chamber President, Karen MacKinnon. Alan is the Northern Tourism Consultant with Travel Manitoba
President, Karen MacKinnon with special guest, Gorden Glenn, President and CEO of Minnova Corporation.
Business Excellence Award:
Alluring Impression Day Spa & Medispa - Owned and operated by Joanne & Jarrett Kemp:
Business Excellence Award:
Mugsy's Deli - Owned and operated by Natasha Daneliuk
Business Excellence Award:
Creighton Petro Canada- Tim Horton’s Kiosk- Owned and operated by PBCN PA Fuel & Convenience
Community Ambassador Award:
Johnny's Social Club - operated by Greg East & Mark Rowe
Emerging Entrepreneur Award: Maryn McKee
CFAR's 80th Anniversary Chamber President, Karen MacKinnon, presents CFAR's manager, Dianne Russell with a certificate of appreciation.
Award of Appreciation presented to Deb Odegaard, Administrator of Flin Flon & District Environment Council Inc. (Karen MacKinnon, Deb Odegaard, Mayor Cal Huntley)
Message from Past-President, Dianne Russell.
Swearing in new Chamber President, Karen MacKinnon with Dave Kendall
Swearing of Chambers Officers: Becky Cianflone (President Elect), Dave Kendall, Twyla Storey (Vice President
Harm Reduction Committee members: Carrie Pockett, Lannie Bosman Leptick, & Leah Lemauviel
Becky Cianflone, CF Greenstone. Becky was our Guest Speaker on Sept. 26th.
Karen receives recognition as a finalist in Travel Manitoba's Award of Distinction
Tom Lindsey, MLA
Flinty's Birthday: Flinty with Bunny Burke
New Non-Smoking Bylaw discussed.
Community BBQ volunteers at the Homecoming Neighbourhood Tent Event.
Flinty with Homecoming co-chairs, Brenda Russell & Colleen McKee at the Neighbourhood Tent Event and Community BBQ.
City of Flin Flon float with Flinty and the Homecoming Committee
Joe Buie (Citizen Services Officer with Service Canada) and Chamber President Dianne Russell
Karen MacKinnon & Dianne Russell "on air" during Chamber's 2017 Annual Radio Auction.
The Reminder Publisher, Valerie Durnin with Chamber President, Dianne Russell
Becky Cianflone, General Manager, Community Futures Greenstone (middle), John Bettger, Community Futures Greenstone (right), Karen MacKinnon, President-Elect, Flin Flon & District Chamber of Commerce (left)
The Chamber reports they are waiting for an estimate from a fiber glass expert who can repair and repaint the Flinty statue.
Chamber will support the need for bus service in Saskatchewan
Dianne Russell Look North Task Force
Chuck Davidson Look North Task Force
Perry Trusty Regional Economic Development
General Meeting Report
2017 Infusion Entrepreneurship Conference
Courtney and Staff
Holiday Shine Contest 2016
Sharon Morrell accepts prizes on behalf of her son, Justin Morrell, who's name was drawn from contest voters.
Shelly Craig, Executive Director for Flin Flon Aboriginal Friendship Centre
Chad Cooper, Flin Flon Fire Chief
Infusion Entrepreneurship Conference
Volunteer Awards Night
Volunteer & Business Awards
Dianne Russell & Becky Cianflone promoting 1st Annual Infusion Entrepreneurship Conference
Regional Economic Development: Mayor Cal Huntley, Mayor Carl Lentowicz, Creighton Admistrator Paula Muench
Cliff Cullen, Minister of Growth, Enterprise and Trade; James Wilson, Deputy Minister; Michael Juce, SA to the Minister
Flinty's Birthday Party
Flinty in the Trout Festival Parade
Volunteers at the Pioneer Square Opening Ceremonies for Trout Festival and BBQ
Peter Dueck with Aerial Imaging Resources
Chuck Davidson, CEO and President of Manitoba Chambers of Commerce with Flin Flon Chamber President, Dianne Russell.
In Memory of Doug O'Brien Oct. 2, 1935 - May 26, 2016
Brent Lethbridge, Flin Flon Emergency Room Redevelopment Steering Committee