Chamber of Commerce Newsletter
Highlights in this Letter:
  • Brief summary of the recent Chamber events in May
  • Upcoming networking event: The Marine Room Mix & Mingle and how to be a sponsor
  • Get Ready for the Business Trade Show on the Peninsula this June 1st & 2nd
  • Party with the "Big City Soul" on the Ocean Hall for the weekend
  • A fundraiser for ReStart Program called Summer Nights Beach Party - 4th Annual Wine, Women & Chocolate Fundraiser is on June 5!
  • Applications for floats for the Torchlight Parade is now OPEN
  • Live music at the Miramar Plaza to celebrate Thrifty Foods Miramar Village Grand Opening
  • Reminder for the Java Express Cafe weekly FREE giveaway
Recent News and Events
New Members Breakfast May 2024
We welcomed our New Members on Wednesday, May 15, with a Breakfast at Aspira Pacifica Retirement Living!

Thank you to our Pillar Partner, Aspira Pacifica Retirement Living, for hosting this event.

  • Click the highlighted names for more information on each business
  • Check out the 7-second highlight video exclusively made for you
  • See photos from the event!
Grand Opening of Thrifty Foods Miramar Village
Thrifty Foods Miramar Village celebrated their Grand Opening today, Thursday on May 16.

There was a ribbon cutting ceremony and an amazing turn out by our community. Thrifty Foods has an easy store entry from the Thrift Ave parkade. Plus, 90-minutes FREE parking when you register at the pay station. The first 250 customers also received a $25 gift card!

Thank you to everyone who came to support this event! Check out the Mayor of White Rock addressing the crowd.
Upcoming Meetings and Events
The Marine Room Mix & Mingle

Join us in celebrating Sheila's Catering, as they present their new private event venue: The Marine Room above India Chaat House and Restaurant on Marine Drive!

On Tuesday, May 28 at 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm enjoy some food presented by the Guinness Book of World Records holder of the "Longest Charcuterie Board in the World!", Sheila's Catering. You will also get to enjoy culinary delights by the India Chaat House and Restaurant.

Interested in sponsoring this event and showcasing your products to other entrepreneurs? Click this link to learn more.

Thank you to Sheila's Catering for being the VENUE SPONSOR for this wonderful event!
Business Trade Show on the Peninsula

Discover the heart of local commerce.

Join us on June 1 & 2, Saturday and Sunday to network or learn more about the businesses and entrepreneurs in our beloved community of South Surrey and White Rock. Enjoy products and services from our local community.

The first 250 visitors each day will get a FREE gift bag! And get a chance to win even more door prizes all throughout the event. Enjoy food and refreshments brought to you by Candlelight Cuisine.

Only a few booths are left, if you are interested click this link on how to apply for one.
Summer Nights Beach Party - 4th Annual Wine, Women & Chocolate Fundraiser

Get ready to transport yourself to a Summer Nights Beach Party!

It's going to be a blast with the perfect mix of wines, mouthwatering chocolates, tasty appetizers, and music from the 80s to keep you grooving all night long.
Join us on Wednesday, June 5th at the Bayside Rugby Club in South Surrey for an evening filled with fun and excitement.
Tickets are just
$100 each
Your ticket includes:
-one alcoholic or non-alcoholic drink ticket
-delicious appetizers
-silent auction
-dancing to Billy White and the Rockettes
-50/50 draw
and more surprises in store!

Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to support local women and girls initiatives while having a blast!

We raise money for our ReSTART program which helps to enable women and children leaving transition houses to live independently and restart their lives free from domestic abuse. We provide them with kits that include new linens, cookware, flatware/dinnerware, bathroom/bedroom items etc.
Torchlight Parade
Returning in 2024 is the traditional Torchlight Parade at the White Rock Sea Festival and Semiahmoo Days on Saturday evening, August 3. 

Watch the parade float along Marine Drive from West Beach to East Beach.

For general inquiries, contact:

Applications are OPEN and ends on June 15!
More Upcoming Events
Big City Soul at the Ocean Park Hall
Want to party for the weekend? Come join the "Big City Soul" presented by BEC Entertainment at the Ocean Park Hall located at 1577 128th St, Surrey, BC, V4A 3V1.

Doors open at 7:00pm on Saturday, May 18, and tickets are on sale at $20. Contact to pre-order your tickets or for more details. See you there!
Live Music in the Miramar Plaza!
To celebrate Thrifty Foods Miramar Village's Grand Opening, there will be some live music featuring the local cover band "March Hare"!

Enjoy them from Thursday, May 16 to Saturday, May 18 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at the 101 - 15181 Thrift Ave White Rock, BC, V4B 0C1. Admissions are FREE. Song requests are also welcomed!
Java Express Cafe - Friday Giveaway!

Reminder that the Java Express Cafe on 15090 North Bluff Road, White Rock, BC, has a FREE giveaway every Friday at 3:00 pm!

Admission is free through the sign-up forms located at the community table. Exciting prizes include 2-tickets to an Ocean Hall Event presented by BEC Entertainment.

Join! And get a chance to WIN tickets for the upcoming Big City Soul Event on May 18, Saturday at 7:00 pm.
For further inquiries, contact the Chamber team: