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Want Your Name on the Bridge?
The Village of St-Pierre-Jolys is building a bridge over the new frog pond in the Carillon Park. In partnership with the Crow Wing Trail Association, we are selling 80 planks for $50 each. The donor's name will be engraved in the plank and a tax receipt will be remitted. Don't delay!
Cheque Payable To:
Crow Wing Trail Association
C.P./Box 268 St-Pierre-Jolys, MB R0A 1V0
Made in Manitoba Breakfast
Date: May 4
Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Place: Farm & Food Discovery Centre, Glenlea Research Station
Cost: $25 family (2 adults, 3 kids), $8 adults, $6 youth, $2 children aged 2-6yrs.
Contact: Guy Robbins, Visitor Services Manager
Phone: (204) 883-2524
Join us for a breakfast made with local food: eggs, sausages, pancakes and chocolate milk.
Activities for kids and the whole family!
Workshop: Keeping Repeat Customers
Date: Tuesday, May 14
Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Place: Providence University College, Reimer Student Life Centre
10 College Crescent, Otterburne
Program: Workshop - Handouts - Refreshments
Cost: $30 for chamber members, $40 for non-members
Sponsored by: St-Pierre-Jolys Chamber of Commerce, Providence University College and the Providence Buller Centre for Business
You can register for the workshop by:
1) Phone: Margaret Schonewille at 433-7488 ext. 236
2) By Mail: 10 College Crescent, Otterburne, MB R0A 1G0
3) Online: ProvidenceUC.ca, Calendar of Events
St-Pierre-Jolys' Chamber of Commerce would like to extend an invitation to all businesses to come and learn how to be better prepared to keep your customers coming back.
The most valuable asset any business has is repeat customers. So how do we keep them coming back? This practical, hands-on workshop will explore tips, techniques and best practices for bringing back customers again and again through:
• Setting and keeping customer service standards
• Understanding customer satisfaction
• Capturing and using email contact information
• Building a customer base through targeted mail and postcards
The workshop will feature:
• Sharing ideas and best practices between businesses
• Tips for training front-line staff
• Tools for low-cost (and no-cost) marketing
Gardening Made Easy Workshop
Place: Farm & Food Discovery Centre, Glenlea Research Station, Glenlea (off Highway 75)
Date: May 18th
Cost: $10+GST plus $5 in materials.
To Register: Call Siobhan Maas: 204 883 2524, Siobhan.email@example.com
Transplant tomatoes outside into a cold frame and one into a compostable cup to take home
Plant a potato into a burlap sack to take home
Learn easy gardening tips from Louise May of Aurora Farm, a veggie farmer who sells her produce at the St. Norbert Farmers Market
See www.ffdc.ca for a map and other events
St-Pierre-Jolys Frog Follies & Agricultural Fair
Date: July 11 - 14
This non-profit festival brings together people from all over for a fun-filled, action packed weekend. Some of the featured activities include one of Manitoba's premier agricultural exhibition displays and fair, outstanding entertainment, numerous children's activities, slo-pitch tournament, a parade, fireworks, Sunday night DJ social, and of course, the Canadian National Frog Jumping Championship.