Changes coming to 1000 Islands Gananoque Chamber of Commerce

(Gananoque, ON) Two new employees are planning significant changes for the 1000 Islands Gananoque Chamber of Commerce.

“Jan Murray, previously of the Brockville Chamber has stepped in as the new General Manager,” said Su Halle, new head of Marketing and Communications for the Chamber.

A new website/directory has been created and is now live. The site is open for all members to purchase advertising space and provides businesses the opportunity to reach out to the community.

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1000 Islands Gananoque Chamber Launches New Website

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Lisa Wells, Operation Manager –

Gananoque, ON — (September 23, 2013) The 1000 Island Gananoque Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the launch of their newly designed website, It is the goal of the Chamber and ultimately this website to serve our members and foster strong professional qualities for companies and their employees. The website is designed to appeal to small businesses and business owners as well as larger companies but primarily to help our members succeed and grow while being at the forefront of the digital shift that the business world is experiencing. – to read more>

Gananoque Chamber of Commerce Hires Youth Intern

Gananoque, ON — (September 9, 2013) The 1000 Islands Gananoque Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce and welcome Rosalyn Gambhir as Youth Intern. Rosalyn will be responsible for the development of the Chamber of Commerce and Tourism websites, bringing both sites up-to-date visually and technically, developing a user friendly interface, increasing awareness of member businesses, upcoming events and bringing awareness of member businesses. Funding was generously provided by the Thousand Islands Community Development Corporation. – to read more>

GTI Chamber of Commerce’s Forward Vision Casting Bright Light on the Future

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by Lorraine Payette, written August 23, 2013

(GANANOQUE, ONTARIO) Gananoque is moving into a brighter future, according to Gananoque 1,000 Islands Chamber of Commerce President Joe Baptista. The Chamber held their annual breakfast, titled “Forward Vision”, at Cousins on King in Gananoque on Friday August 23. The three speakers for the morning’s program were MP Gord Brown, Leeds-Grenville; MPP Steve Clark, also Leeds-Grenville; and Baptista.

“We have a multi-faceted plan for the Chamber,” said Baptista. “One of the things that’s become very evident in this day and age is that the Chambers need to be run more like the businesses that we serve. This means running effective programs that meet the needs of our businesses and of our partners, providing services and leadership in a timely and relevant fashion, but doing so in a fiscally responsible way.” to read more