Local Business

D&M Concrete Products has been in business since 1979 and was recently nominated for Large Business of the Year at the Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce Business and Community Awards. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

SMALL BUSINESS WEEK: D&M Concrete, part of Lacombe since 1979

Family business up for Large Business of the Year

D&M Concrete Products has been in business since 1979 and was recently nominated for Large Business of the Year at the Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce Business and Community Awards. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Craig Darrell, president of L.A. Design Centre, was humbled to be nominated alongside Soapy’s Car Wash and L.A. Liquor for the Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Craig Darrell, president of L.A. Design Centre, was humbled to be nominated alongside Soapy’s Car Wash and L.A. Liquor for the Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Co-owner Tank Montana and Manager Torie Goings stood proudly in front of LA Liquor’s wide selection of wines. The business has been nominated for the Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce Small Business Award. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

SMALL BUSINESS WEEK: LA Liquor prides itself of wine selection, local craft beer

Owner says they will continue to support community which has supported them

Co-owner Tank Montana and Manager Torie Goings stood proudly in front of LA Liquor’s wide selection of wines. The business has been nominated for the Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce Small Business Award. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Soapy’s Car Wash was nominated for the Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year Award for the third time. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Soapy’s Car Wash was nominated for the Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year Award for the third time. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Jason Lunn has been named the Citizen of the Year and will be presented his award the 2019 Business and Community Awards Gala on Oct. 26. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

SMALL BUSINESS WEEK: Citizen of the Year Jason Lunn looking to create a better community

Lunn continues to donate time to Kinsmen, LAPA, the Lacombe Health Trust and Lacombe Minor Football

Jason Lunn has been named the Citizen of the Year and will be presented his award the 2019 Business and Community Awards Gala on Oct. 26. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Reuben, Rachel, Linda and Ed Kraay have won the Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce Farm Family of the Year. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Reuben, Rachel, Linda and Ed Kraay have won the Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce Farm Family of the Year. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Don and Marianne Gustafson recently won the 2019 Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce Lifetime Achievement Award. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

SMALL BUSINESS WEEK: Spirit of volunteerism defines Lacombe Lifetime Achievement Award winners

Don and Marianne Gustafson have been volunteering in the community for decades

Don and Marianne Gustafson recently won the 2019 Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce Lifetime Achievement Award. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
SMALL BUSINESS WEEK: Cilantro and Chive continues to shine in Lacombe
SMALL BUSINESS WEEK: Cilantro and Chive continues to shine in Lacombe
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Lacombe Chamber announces Business and Community Awards Gala nominees

Nominees and awardees will be recognized at the 2019 Business & Community Awards Gala

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Lacombe & District Chamber of Commerce submits first provincial policy at Alberta Chambers AGM

‘Canada Alberta Job Grant Needs to Allow for Family Business Applicants’ was approved by the network

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When did you last sit and read a newspaper? (Wiki Commons)

Don’t stop the presses: Report finds Canadian newspaper readership at all-time high

88% of Canadians read newspapers every week, highest since first Newspapers 24/7 Report in 2012

When did you last sit and read a newspaper? (Wiki Commons)
The Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce took over the Gary Moe Auto Group Sportsplex. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express
The Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce took over the Gary Moe Auto Group Sportsplex. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express
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Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce hosts 38th annual Spring Trade Show

Show runs April 26th, 27th at the Gary Moe Auto Group Sportsplex

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Owners Matt Panelli and Steven Bigg are poised to open Lacombe’s first cannabis retail outlet. Due to provincial licensing, opening day is likely to still be at least six month away. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express

Merry Guanas poised to be Lacombe’s first cannabis dispensary

Cannabis retail owner expects a six-month wait before industry comes to city

Owners Matt Panelli and Steven Bigg are poised to open Lacombe’s first cannabis retail outlet. Due to provincial licensing, opening day is likely to still be at least six month away. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express
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The Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce is hosting their Passport to Christmas program for the seventh straight year. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express

Lacombe Chamber celebrates 7th year of Passport to Christmas

77 Lacombe businesses taking part in shop local holiday initiative

The Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce is hosting their Passport to Christmas program for the seventh straight year. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express
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CAEP’s Kim Worthington to speak at Burman Business Speaker Series

Talk will focus on connecting entrepreneurs to economic development strategies

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Lacombe County’s MEGlobal named one of Canada’s safest employers

The company has an ethylene glycol manufacturing sites in Lacombe County

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