Melita and District Chamber of Commerce was incorporated in 1902 as Melita Board of Trade. In 1945 it was changed to Melita and District Chamber of Commerce to enable individuals as well as businesses to be members. The Chamber is a non-profit membership-driven organization established to promote Melita and the surrounding districts. We receive funding annually from the Town of Melita to assist with various promotions.
The 2012 membership includes 45 members/businesses. 2012 Chamber executive consists of president Bill Warren, vice-president VACANT, secretary-treasurer , directors: Jean Loucks, Bob Brown, Donna Brown, Brenda Dell.
Our meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 6pm location TBA.
For a low annual fee you will:
Be a part of your local Chamber of Commerce
Be helping to fund our Melita booth at various tradeshows
Have availability to group medical insurance for yourself, your family and your employees
Be listed in the Melita section of the Turtle Mountain Vacation Planner
Have voting privileges on Chamber issues
Have a stronger voice for your business
Be up-to-date on what is available for training seminars and be more aware of what is going on in your business community
Be invited to the Annual General Meeting
Have a strong voice in lobbying the MB government through our membership in the MB Chamber of Commerce
Sponsor of the New Year’s Day Pancake Breakfast.
Participant in the Trade Shows.
Participant in the Turtle Mountain Vacation Guide.
Sponsor of the Canada Day Celebrations and fireworks.
Evening Santa Claus parade
Town promotions such as Main Street promotions, Chamber Bucks, etc.
"I Shop Melita"
(July 3rd, 2012 - Feb.25th, 2013)
Excess Moisture Economic Stimulus program aimed at promoting and strenthening local shopping
Promotional bags and decals wil be distributed by participating Chamber of Commerce Members
Use your "I Shop Melita" shopping bag throughout the campaign and post your "I Shop Melita" decal in a visible location on your vehicle window
During the campaign dates you will have the opportunity to win instant prizes and be entered into the grand prize draw if you are seen with your bag or decal in the "hot spot shopping location" of the day
All participants who win an instant prize will have an opportunity to be entered in the grand prize draw. Grand prize draws will be held on Aug. 11, Oct. 3, Nov. 30, Jan. 4, and Feb.25
Shop Melita for your chance to win big!
For more information, contact Courtney Walker at 522-2490
A big thanks goes out to all cash and grand prize sponsors of the I Shop Melita program:
Gibson Auto & Electronics
Town of Melita
Lyn's Clothes Line
Melita Bigway Foods
Delmar's Pro Hardware
Souris Valley Processors
Stewart's lumber & Supply
Melita Super Thrifty Pharmacy
Congratulations to the Section #1 Winners (July.3-Aug.11):
Jean Sterling Was the Grand Prize Winner which consisted of:
$300 Chamber Bucks
$250 Fire Pit
$100 Meat Pack
Seasonal Family Pool Pass
Congratulations to section #2 Instant Prize Winners (Aug.11-Oct.3):
Bill Holden was the Grand Prize Winner which consisted of:
$300 Chamber Bucks
$500 ladies Golf Clubs
Congratulations to section #3 Instant Prize Winners (Oct.3-Nov.30):
Roberta Brown was our Grand Prize winner which consisted of:
$300 Chamber Bucks
$500 Snow Blower/accessories
Thank you to all participants, and keep shopping locally to win a prize!!
2012 Chamber Members
Autoparts Central Blossom Boutique (2007) Bill Critchlow Brenda Dell Brown’s Accounting & Investments C & R Oilfield Maintenance Cameron Agencies Chicken Chef Circle M Furniture Corner Pocket Publishing DB Murray Ltd Delmar's Hardware - RONA Doug’s Mobile Service Earl Line Ltd. Gibson Auto Electronics Happy Chopsticks Helen Harmon J.E.T. Hauling Ltd. J.P Trewin Farms Ltd. K & L Family Centre Karen’s Fashions Lyn's Clothes Line McPhail Travel Meighan Haddad & Co. Melita Bakery Melita Bigway Foods Melita Super Thrifty Pharmacy
McMechan Plumbing & Heating/Karens Fashions Not Just Joe Redpath Funeral Home Regulator's Oilfield Hauling RM of Arthur Rod's Auto Royal Bank of Canada Souris Valley Processors (1998) Southwest Chevrolet Southwestern Manitoba Regional Library Stewart’s Lumber & Supply Subway - Melita SunRise Credit Union Melita
Susan's Hair Boutique The Nifty Nook Tilbury Grain & Trucking Town of Melita Town Tire and Auto TS&M Supply Valley Collision Water Boyz/Liquid World Westman Communications Group White Owl Holdings Ltd.