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Experience Christmas Downtown

The holiday season is on its way! We look forward to working collaboratively with you, our businesses, to make this years campaign a smashing success. Our objectives are to create positive buzz and incentivize spending in a way that draws more people to the downtown core and is easily promoted through social media and other channels.

Stay tuned for more information coming your way in the next few weeks!


Graffiti Clean-up

To many of our dismay, the temperatures, along with the leaves, are slowly starting to fall. We take care of ourselves and our family to prepare for winter, but some folks forget about maintenance to their property or business. The CAP Team knows all about this as we remove graffiti from public and city property, as needed. If the weather is too cold, the chemicals used to clean your surface will not be nearly as effective and in some cases, may even freeze. Therefore, in the fall it is always a good idea to remove any graffiti before it is too cold to do so.

The CAP Team also works in partnership with Graffiti Task Force. According to Ronnie, the manager of the force, “Downtown would not look as good as it does without you guys!” If you are not the do it yourself kind of person, the Kamloops Graffiti Task Force can be contacted. Depending on the season and the availability of the staff, someone can visit your business for a quote on the estimated costs. For more information about them please visit https://www.kamloops.ca/crimeprevention/graffititaskforcesociety.shtml.

Another resource for people to use is the MyKamloops smart phone app. Among other handy things, it allows people to take pictures of graffiti they find and report it to the Public Works department at the city so it can be removed in the future.


Advertising Opportunity

Downtown Kamloops is thrilled to announce our partnership with Kamloops this Week which will allow us to get the Downtown Directory into more than 30,000 homes and businesses. The Directory is one of Downtown’s best marketing pieces for showcasing where to shop, eat and play! This is a great opportunity to advertise your business. To participate contact Jodi Lawrence, jodi@kamloopsthisweek.com

 


Saying Goodbye to our Admin!

Morgan has been with us since March as the administrator, in her time with Downtown Kamloops she has enjoyed working with the team and learning about the world of non-profits. She is now moving on to a new career – her last day was Wednesday, September 20th.

If you or someone you know may be interested in the role, please visit our website.

https://www.downtownkamloops.com/job-opening-administratormembership-services/


Upcoming Events

Art Battle Kamloops

WHEN: September 22nd, 7:00 – 11:00 PM
WHERE: CJs Nightclub
PRICE: General Admission $20/Earlybird Online $15/Students $10

Art Battle® is live competitive painting. Painters create the best work they can in 20 minutes. As they work, patrons move around the easels, closely watching the creative process. The medium is acrylic paint and the tools allowed are brushes, palette knives or any non-mechanical implements. At the end of the round, the audience votes democratically for their favourite painting and bids in silent auction to take the work home. Art Battle happens in 50 cities worldwide!

2017 Tomato Festival

WHEN: September 23rd, 8:30 AM – 1:30 PM
WHERE: Farmers Market, 200 St.Paul St. and 400 Victoria St.
PRICE: Free

The Kamloops Farmers’ Market’s Annual Tomato Festival is back!

Public tomato tasting, judged competitions, and lots of fun for the whole family!

Who will win biggest tomato this year!


Testimonials

“I really like coming down here in the summer with the dogs. There’s so much to do, a lot of stores. I’m from Calgary but I love going to Hello Toast.”

 Jordan, Downtown Patron

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