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Chilliwack mayor addresses local group

The Mission Business and Professional Women group meets monthly at Cedarbrooke Chateau

What the Chamber of Commerce does

Mission Regional Chamber of Commerce started in 1893

Chamber calls for red tape reduction

Mission chamber joins with Valley groups to call for mobile business license

CHAMBER CONNECTION: Building future community leadership

A series of four workshops are coming up in the first part of 2012

Mission Health Care Auxiliary prepares for Christmas

Stop by the auxiliary-run Cottage on First Avenue in Mission for Christmas gifts and decorations

Bureau will distribute around 700 hampers

Donations still being accepted at bureau's Junction office

SENIORS CORNER: Refined foods devoid of fibre

Most people would benefit from an increase in unrefined plant foods in their diet

PROFILE: Al Stobbart, area G (incumbent)

Al Stobbart is running again for the area G electoral area director

PROFILE: Nick Field, rural trustee

Nick Field is running for rural area school trustee

PROFILE: Colin Faulkner, area C

Colin Faulkner has put his name forward for the area C seat

PROFILE: Dick Bogstie, area F (incumbent)

Dick Bogstie is running again for the FVRD area F seat

PROFILE: Shelley Carter, rural trustee

Shelley Carter is running for the rural area school trustee seat

PROFILE: Wendy Bales, area C (incumbent)

Wendy Bales is the incumbent for area C and has put her name forward again

PROFILE: Lea Ricketts, area G

Lea Ricketts is running for the electoral area G seat

PROFILE: Mel Waardenburg, area C

Mel Waardenburg is hoping to win the area C seat in Saturday's election

PROFILE: Earl Babich, trustee

With 15 years in small business and executive experience, Earl Babich says he will be a valuable member as trustee.

PROFILE: James Atebe, mayor

James Atebe has served on council for 12 years, the past six as mayor of Mission.

PROFILE: Edie Woodland-Lissimore, trustee

Edie Woodland-Lissimore has been living in Mission for 34 years, with over 24 years of experience as a teacher assistant.

PROFILE: Mike Gildersleeve, mayor

Mike Gildersleeve is a social worker who has been actively involved in the Green Party.

PROFILE: Dan Williamson, mayor

Dan Williamson was a former Langley Township alderman and has lived in Mission since the 1980s.