You’re invited! // Chamber Annual General Meeting

The Chamber will hold its Annual General Meeting at the Legion, 281 Dalhousie St, on Wednesday, November 12, 2014.

Doors open at 5:15 p.m with a buffet dinner at 6 p.m. The evening will consist of comments from new leaders in Town, our annual elections and financial review.

Please RSVP by Wednesday, November 5, 2014.

Member ticket price: $20.00

Non-member ticket price: $25.00

You’re invited! // Upcoming events


Aburg Kids Fest Pumpkinville featuring Amherstburg’s Got Talent takes place on Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Bright Child Montessori, 236 Cherrylawn Crescent. Tickets are $10 with all proceeds benefitting the Centennial Park Revitalization Project.

Check out their poster and Facebook page for more information.

Pumpkinville is also hosting a Scarecrow contest! It’s free to participate. Channel your creative energy and build a scarecrow using any materials you like. Be sure to include a sign with your school, business, or group name. The Amherstburg’s Got Talent judges will review all of the scarecrows and announce the winners. Winners will receive a ribbon, recognition on stage, and if you’re from a school, a pizza party for the entire class. Afterwards, scarecrows will be auctioned off to local businesses and organizations to raise money for the park! See the application for details! Application deadline is October 1!

Boogie Fever

Two bands… two decades! Celebrating the 70s and 80s! Dance all night at the Verdi Club on Saturday, November 8, 2014. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., with 5 course dinner at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 with all proceeds benefitting the River Lights Winter Festival. See their poster for complete details.

You’re invited! // Upcoming events

Networking event

We had a great time with the fabulous Windsor Essex Circle Group in August on Boblo Island! They’re hosting another event at Ambassador Golf Club this Thursday, September 18 at 5 p.m. Mark it on your calendar!

Grand opening

Creole’s Fruit Decor and Take Out at 173 Sandwich St. S. in Amherstburg is having their grand opening this Saturday, September 20 at 4 p.m. Ribs, chicken, smoothing specials and much more! Enjoy a day of music, fun, door prizes and great food! Buy tickets in advance. Call for details, 519-713-8976. Proceeds toHouse of Shalom.

Candidates debate // Council, Mayor and Deputy Mayor

The Amherstburg Chamber of Commerce in partnership with The Verdi Club are hosting a Meet Your Candidates Debate.

The council candidates debate will be held on Wednesday, October 15 from 6 – 9 p.m.

The mayor and deputy mayor candidates debate will be held on Thursday, October 16 from 6 – 9 p.m.

Both debates will take place at The Verdi Club, 689 Texas Road, Amherstburg, Ontario. The bar and restaurant will be open for food and drinks before and after the debate.


  • Questions will be prepared in advance
  • Public questions will not be accepted at either debate
  • If you would like to submit a question to be asked during either debate, email your question with the subject line, Debate Question, to Monica Bunde at

***Please note, submitting your question does not guarantee it will be used during either debate.***

If you have any questions, contact Monica Bunde at 519-736-2001.

You’re invited! Summer networking event – August 7, 2014

You’re invited to our Summer Networking Evening
Boblo Island Restaurant
Thursday, August 7, 2014
5 pm
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Come out and enjoy the company of your fellow Chamber Members, mingle, enjoy the view, we’ll be on island time; so soak it all in. The ferry ride is covered by Boblo Island when you RSVP to Monica Bunde by Tuesday, August 5th. We’re teaming up with the Windsor Essex Circle Networking Group, so there will be a chance to meet new people and create new friends and contacts. This is a free event, bring your business cards for an opportunity to win a door prize!

Monica Bunde, General Manager
Telephone: 519-736-2001