In the November Sherwood Park & District Chamber of Commerce Luncheon & General Meeting, our keynote speaker was the Honourable Travis Toews, President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance. You can find his presentation available for download here. After his presentation, Minister Toews took the time to answer questions from our membership concerning the municipal budget, carbon tax, and corporate tax cuts and credit eliminations. As an appreciation for speaking today, a donation was made on his behalf to the Strathcona Food Bank. 

Premier Kenny sent a letter to the Sherwood Park & District Chamber of Commerce membership.

The following Dignitaries were in attendance at our meeting: 

· Honourable Nate Glubish, Minister of Service Alberta, MLA Strathcona-Sherwood Park

· Jordan Walker, MLA – Sherwood Park


From Strathcona County:

· Mayor Rod Frank

· Councillor Dave Anderson

· Councillor Katie Berghofer

· Councillor Linton Delainey

· Councillor Glen Lawrence

· Councillor Robert Parks

· Councillor Paul Smith

· Councillor Bill Tonita


And from the Town of Bruderheim:

· Councillor Judy Schueler 


As well as:

· Kevin Glebe, Interim Chief Commissioner

· Trina Boymook, Board Chair, EIPS

· Superintendent Mark Liguori, EIPS

This month’s Luncheon Sponsor was Sherwood Park Mall. Seana Almer, General Manager of Sherwood Park Mall, shared some significant updates on the changes happening at Sherwood Park Mall, including renovations at the Cineplex Movie Theatre. 


We welcomed the following new Chamber Members:

· LY Consulting – Isagenix

· Platinum Financial

· Truck Surgeon Inc.

· Western Financial Group

Thanks to Matheson Insurance Services Ltd. and Sherwood Park Registries for sponsoring our new member tables at the Chamber’s General Meetings.


We had three door prizes at the luncheon this month! Ahmed S. from Scotia Bank won a gift basket care of GSS Integrated Energy, Lisa S. from Postmedia won a flower arrangement from Shig’s Flowers, and Scott H. from Sandman Signature Hotel & Lorraine Y. both won gift certificates from Wow! Factor Desserts. Thank you to our door prize sponsors. 

Our next Luncheon & General Meeting will be December 18th. Please keep an eye on our events page for more details on this upcoming event.