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Introducing “The Young Giant” Campaign!

By Justin Keats | 5 July 2022

WHO IS HE? The “Young Giant” was a term used for Canada in the 1960’s during its rapid industrial and urban expansion. This larger than life mascot was used to promote the Town of Jasper Places’ late night and weekend shopping as attractions, and to emphasize the town as a vibrant place to live and…

SPR RAMPS-UP THE SUMMER WITH… CHALK IT UP FOR INCLUSIVITY!

By Justin Keats | 13 June 2022

What: A community event featuring chalk art geared towards families advocating for diversity and inclusivity within the Stony Plain Road BIA in addition to promoting local shopping by offering discounts and promotions within a localised area.  When: Sunday July 3rd, 2022. 11am-2pm at CH. Cafeteria (Stony Plain Road and 148 street).  Event Details: Will include…

Welcoming SPRBA’s Summer Staff!

By Justin Keats | 31 May 2022

We’re excited to introduce three talented individuals who will be joining SPRBA’s staff this summer. We welcome their individual and collective expertise in their supporting roles, and look forward to their contributions for both our organization and members! Sara Sereda – SPECIAL EVENTS ASSISTANT Sara found her passion for volunteering at the age of 12…

Welcoming our new Member Services Coordinator!

By Justin Keats | 17 May 2022

SPRBA welcomes Duke Nguyen! Duke Nguyen is a proud alumnus of the University of Alberta, with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science. He has worked for the municipal government, has years of experience engaging with communities in Old Strathcona, and volunteered with Kiwanis; tapping into the power of the community to make…

Patio Season 2022 is Here!

By Justin Keats | 14 April 2022

2022 Summer Patio Program Update (April 2022) It’s patio season! Whether it’s soaking in the sun or perching beneath an umbrella with a cold drink, patios are a great way to bring your business outside! The City of Edmonton has made changes to the patio application process to make submitting your application simpler. Check out…

Introducing New Faces at SPRBA!

By Justin Keats | 11 April 2022

We’d like to introduce two talented new additions to our collective team: RACHELLE ARVAY – BOARD Branch Manager, ATB Glenora Rachelle Arvay is the Branch Manager at the ATB Financial Glenora. She has worked for ATB for over 15 years which allowed her to be on Business and Advisory boards in many communities. It is…

Instagram for Small Businesses

By admin | 17 February 2022

Join local influencer, Linda Hoang on March 1, 2022 from 1:00pm to 2:30pm, for our next virtual social media info session! This workshop will focus on Instagram and is FREE to join. Please contact engagement.spr@gmail.com to RSVP for this event.  Instagram for Small BusinessesThis workshop, led by social media strategist Linda Hoang, will provide strategies for how…

Navigating Alberta’s Health Measures Update

By admin | 9 February 2022

Public health restrictions for the province of Alberta will be lifted in 3 steps starting February 9, 2022. Alberta will enter step 1 on February 9, and will progress to the next steps once conditions show Alberta’s health system’s capacity is recovering. STEP 1 What does this mean for businesses? As of February 9, Restrictions…

Meet Our Presenters!

By admin | 4 February 2022

On February 15, 2022, from 1:00pm to 2:00pm, the Stony Plain Road Business Association will be hosting a FREE virtual info session on social media for businesses. Learn more about our two presenters! To register for this event, please contact engagement.spr@gmail.com Abraham Fawaz Abraham Fawaz is the Member Relations Assistant with the Stony Plain Road…

FREE Social Media 101 and The Digital Economy Program Info Session

By admin | 28 January 2022

Social Media 101 and Digital Economy Program presented by Abraham Fawaz and Jill Julianda. Date February 15th, 1-2 PM MST. Estimated time 45 Minutes – 1 Hour This workshop is run by Abraham Fawaz, the Member Relations Assistant with the Stony Plain Road Business Association. Abraham will be presenting a workshop differentiating between the various social media…