Pigeon Lake Chamer of Commerce receives less funding than hoped

Wetaskiwin County council has approved $7,500 to the Pigeon Lake Chamber of Commerce as it’s annual funding contribution.

Wetaskiwin County council has approved $7,500 to the Pigeon Lake Chamber of Commerce as it’s annual funding contribution.

According to two presentations made by the chamber earlier this fall, it was hoping for $10,000, which would be used to enhance services to members and the business community as a whole, as well as fund initiatives that will position the Pigeon Lake Region in a positive light.

“I still like the $7,500,” said Coun. Larry McKeever.

“In my view they have to be more inclusive and get more networking,” he added.

McKeever feels if the chamber is able to do that and gain more membership council can possibly look at $10,000 in the future. Or, if chamber efforts do not go well council could move down to $5,000.


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