SA AMPUTEE RIDES FOR PTSD

The Chamber has been asked if any of its members would like to support the Long Ride Home, The ride will visit Port Pirie on October 10. It is a gruelling journey from Vietnam to Sydney to give voice to Vietnam vets suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. For full information on this important event… Read More »

FROM THE AUGUST MEETING

President Mark reported to meeting that he attended the Buslink Seminar. While the attendance was disappointing he felt there were some good discussion and ideas flowing from the event. President Mark and secretary Ken also attended the Pirie Awareness night at the Golf Club. This was an excellent night with positive guest speakers, including Minister… Read More »

FROM JULY MEETING

At our latest meeting, exec member Helen Grace told members she had received 61 nominations for this year’s business awards and that she expected several more from M. Sheasby. President Mark said he would also have a couple more. Members thought this was a good result. The winners in the five categories will be announced… Read More »

FROM THE JUNE MEETING

Following a request from the Chamber re the upgrade of the area known as Prest’s Car park, Council has replied saying there is a possibility that business owners could be lobbied to cover any cost if work was carried out. However, before work can take place, business owners must give approval. President Mark also brought… Read More »

Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the Port Pirie Chamber of Commerce and Industry will be held at 5.45 pm next Wednesday at the Port Pirie Tennis Centre. President Mark Hanlon, said the Chamber is keen to be more active within the business community. “We are really keen to be more involved and become more transparent… Read More »

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Chamber of Commerce Executive Meeting

The executive’s next meeting at the John Pirie is on May 27 at 7 pm. If any member would like to come along as a guest just email secretary@pirieregionfirst.com.au

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FROM THE APRIL MEETING

President Mark reported on a recent Leadership Group meeting he attended and said talks were positive about the future of the region. RDAYMN CEO Kelly-Anne Supported Mark adding that the meeting continued the push on the importance of shopping locally where possible. The President and executive member Stephen Richter expressed to other members how they… Read More »

FROM THE MARCH MEETING

The executive again had a long discussion on the Christmas pageant following Secretary Ken Jeffrey’s attendance at the pageant meeting. Chamber again gave its support for the committee and what they had achieved. Chamber came up with a suggestion of a “Father Christmas” being available at a shop in the CBD after the pageant. This… Read More »

WHAT IS RETAILING?

WHAT IS RETAILING? Retailing is the transfer of goods from the manufacturer to the wholesaler to the retailer to the customer. BUT WHAT IS GOOD RETAILING? Good retailing is selling goods that don’t come back to customers who do. WHY ADVERTISE? This has been a debating point for many years. And research has shown that… Read More »

Clean Up Australia Day

Sunday, March 6 it is  “Clean Up Australia Day.” www.cleanupaustraliaday.org.au/register Chamber members are urged to be part of these two days. Visit the Council website for full details.

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