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 2020 Business Excellence Awards

The Sparwood Business Excellence Awards were celebrated virtually on October 22, 2020. The award recipients were: 

  • Outstanding Customer Service Award: Cami Reghenas of FR Rentals 
  • Retail Business Award: Save-On Foods - Sparwood
  • New Business Award: Sasquatch Cyclery
  • Not for Profit Award: Sparwood Trails Alliance 
  • Community Spirit Award: Duane Nelson
  • Industrial Business Award: Elk Valley Precision & Cab
  • Citizen of the Year: Dr. Derek Higgins
  • Community Youth Citizen of the Year: Lane Ogden
  • Best Business Scarecrow: Sweetlegs Sparwood with Patricia

Promoted Sparwood businesses