Sparwood Chamber of Commerce—key people, events and award winners

Everything you need to know about the Sparwood Chamber of Commerce on one handy page.

Sparwood chamber of commerce

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The objective of the Sparwood & District Chamber of Commerce is to support existing businesses, promote opportunity for new businesses and improve all aspects of the community’s well being through leadership in economic development and diversification, and promotion of community events.

Sparwood’s economy is driven almost exclusively by a single sector: mining. The chamber of commerce understands this single-track situation and supports the business community in acknowledging and capitalizing on its shared interests and inter-dependencies.

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Sparwood Chamber contact info:

Address: 141 A Aspen Dr, Sparwood, BC V0B 2G0

Phone: 250-425-2423

Email: [email protected]

Sparwood Chamber stats:

  • Executive director: Beverly MacNaughton
  • President: Cami Reghenas
  • How many members: 135
  • When established: Incorporated in 1983
  • Cost of annual membership: $50 to $560, depending on size and type of business

Key annual events sponsored by the chamber:

  • Mining luncheon and barbecue in May
  • Community golf tournament, part of Coal Miner Days in June
  • Mine tours, Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday through July and August
  • Fall Food Fest in September
  • Business Excellence Awards in October
  • Spookwood - new event - October 31
  • Christmas lights bus tour and social evening for seniors
  • Light Up a Child’s Life campaign every December, supporting Toys For Tots and the Sparwood Food Bank

Current business happenings and initiatives:

  • Focusing on community events
  • Working to increase membership and membership services

Sparwood Chamber of Commerce 2019 Business Excellence Award winners:

  • Outstanding Customer Service Award: Western Financial
  • Retail Business Award: Western Financial
  • New Business Award: Rocky Mountain Meats
  • Not for Profit Award: Sparwood Trails Alliance
  • Community Spirit Award: Karen Sheets
  • Mine Support/Industrial Business Award: Shaw's Enterprise
  • Citizen of the Year: Jaslene Atwal
  • Community Youth Citizen of the Year: Steven MacCormack

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