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A Tribute To Our Troops, Past, Present and Future

troopstributeBuilding on the success of the inaugural 2010 A Tribute to Our Troops dinner, a community-based volunteer committee has again come together to celebrate the troops of The Ontario Regiment and to raise funds for The Ontario Regiment Foundation.

The 2nd Annual Dinner is set for Thursday, April 7th 2011, at Deer Creek Golf and Banquet Facility. If you would like to sponsor or attend this amazing event details can be found at www.troopstribute.com and click on partnership opportunities. The Dinner is $150.00 per person. For more information just go to the website or call Sgt. Andrea Downey, Regimental Chief Clerk at 905-721-4000 ext 4027.

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The Chamber Launches Translation Service

The Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce has launched a translation service which enables website visitors to view its website in over 50 languages..The Chamber is using Google Translate, an automatic translator, which provides translation assistance to users who do not speak English as a first language  The Chamber acknowledges that the system does have its limitations. While it can help the reader to understand the general content of a foreign language text, it does not always deliver complete translations. To use the translation service, simply click on the Google Translate logo to the right, which will take you to the Google Translate service. You can then select any language from a drop down menu at the top of the page. This initiative supports the Chamber’s goal of continuing to be a responsive and caring business partner by enhancing customer service and responding to the needs of the community. As the Region of Durham continues to grow and becomes more diverse, language translation can help to keep the business community connected with their customers.

Economic Outlook Breakfast Featuring Don Drummond

You don’t want to miss the City of Oshawa’s 5th Annual Economic Outlook Breakfast! The event features Don Drummond, Senior Vice President and Chief Economist with TD Bank Financial Group, and will take place on Tuesday, April 20, 2010 at the Jubilee Pavilion, 55 Lakeview Park, Oshawa. The cost is $25 per person. Click here for more details and the registration form [PDF]. Registrations will be accepted until April 10, 2010.

Are You Ready To Face The Dragons?

Auditions for Season Six heat up in Oshawa on March 18, 2010 Do you have a hot new invention or the next million-dollar idea? Think you have the money-making chops to take on the savviest business tycoons in the country? Then Dragons’ Den wants to hear from you!  The DRAGONS’ DEN production team will be in Oshawa  scouting for Season Six of the hit series on CBC Television. The show gives aspiring entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch their businesses to a panel of wealthy Canadian moguls for the chance to earn real cash and real investment – from the Dragons' own pockets!   Open auditions are taking place on March 18th, 2010 from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. at the Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce, 44 Richmond St., W. Unit 100. Please apply online and bring your completed application form to the auditions. More details can be found on the show’s website at cbc.ca/dragonsden.

Oshawa’s Future Is Bright States Mayor

Economy of ‘resilient’ city set to grow. The university’s continued expansion into the downtown and an agreement with the federal government that will finally allow Oshawa to develop its waterfront are among a long list of triumphs that reflect the city’s true character in the face of a global economic downturn, Oshawa Mayor John Gray says. “Far too many people predicted that 2009 was going to be a disastrous year for the City of Oshawa … however (it) defined our city as one that is resilient and that we alone determine our own fate,” Gray said in his 7th Annual State of the City address. “There will be more exciting news to come forward this year … We will rebuild and revitalize our city.”

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Your Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce recently upgraded its database! Learn how to use it in this how-to video.