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Rickford, OPP to speak at Chamber meeting

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The Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce (FFCC) will be holding their annual general meeting from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on Tuesday (April 23) at the Copper River Inn.

The FFCC is excited to welcome MPP Greg Rickford, as well as representatives of the local OPP, as our guest speakers.

This is a free event for all members in good standing. Those businesses wishing to attend, who are not Chamber members, may do so for a $5 surcharge at the door.

Rickford will be on hand to talk about the new Ontario budget highlights and what it means for local businesses as well as answer any questions.

The OPP will be addressing concerns that our business community is facing right now, such as trespassing and shoplifting. This is a great opportunity for our members to find out what measures can be put in place as a deterrent, and what information is valuable when assisting the OPP with an investigation

The FFCC believes in fostering partnerships to strengthen our community.

Having representatives from the OPP come to speak and answer questions, is exactly what we've been looking for, and believe it will beneficial.

The meeting will also include a message from president Cathy Emes and a report from the treasurer as well as the various committee reports. This is a good chance for our members to see what the Chamber has accomplished and also plans for the future.

Anyone interested in attending is asked to contact the Chamber office at 274-5773 to RSVP.

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