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The SBC, in partnership with various local businesses, are running giveaway contests! 

Be sure to enter our latest contest giveaway by clicking the link below and scrolling to the bottom of the page to see all the different ways you can enter. 

We draw a winner biweekly during our Wednesday Facebook Lives at 12:10 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

Street Litter Cleanup Challenge

When:  Sunday, August 15, 2021

Our new Associate Member Ali Alizy of Carlton Landscaping (860 Old Sambro Road) is challenging businesses in the Spryfield Business Improvement District to enter a team to clean up a section of a street in the Spryfield Business Improvement District and surrounding communities.  The team who collects the most bags of litter will be the Litter Champions and receive the coveted Cleanup Trophy. 

The Street Litter Cleanup Challenge will take place Sunday, August 15th with a pizza party afterward.  Entry fee is $50, which will go towards the Eric Caines Memorial Scholarship Fund.
 

 

Mini Spryfield Days Festival

September 18 & 19, 2021

 

The Spryfield Business Commission is excited to be organizing another Mini Spryfield Days Festival again this year!

 

Due to the uncertainty brought on by Covid, we were unable to plan for our annual full blown Spryfield Days, so we’re presenting a smaller scale event similar to last year.  We could all use something positive to focus on after being isolated throughout Covid!

 

Here are the events that we have so far.  Details will be added as time gets closer:

 

Saturday September 18 2021

Free Yoga/Meditation Class 

Urban Farm, Rockingstone Road or Aumbience Studio, 16 Dentith Road, rear of mall

Freewill donations accepted in support of St. Paul’s Food Bank

Organizer:  Michelle Robinson  aumbienceyoga@gmail.com 

 

Flea Market

St. Paul’s Church, 173 Old Sambro Rd

10:30am-1:30pm

 

Annual Antique/Classic/Custom Car Show/Open Air Concert/Barbeque

Spryfield Mall, 16 Dentith Road

11am-2pm

Car show registration by donation $5 minimum.  Proceeds to St. Paul’s Food Bank

Barbeque proceeds to the Eric Caines Memorial Scholarship Fund for J.L. Ilsley High School Grads

 

Business Trade Show/Expo 

Spryfield Mall, 16 Dentith Road

11am-2pm

 

Sunday September 19 2021

Harvest Festival

Spryfield Urban Farm, Rockingstone Road

 

Gospel Concert

City Church, 276 Herring Cove Rd

7-8pm

 

We’d love to hear your suggestions for other events, and invite you to reach out if you are interested in helping to organize the festival.

 

Sponsorship opportunities are available at three levels:  Gold $500.00, Silver $300.00 and Bronze $200.00.  Your sponsorship will include social media promotions, recognition on advertising posters and other materials and at the event itself.

 

Thank you to all the sponsors who have already pledged their sponsorship for the festival:

 

GOLD 

Dylan’s No Frills

Pet Valu Spryfield

Canadian Tire

Independent Security Services Atlantic

Job Junction

CUA

Spryfield Urban Farm Museum

Clyde A. Paul & Associates

MBS Radio 

Maison Property Appraisals

A’rmunn Teaghlach Cead

City Church

 

SILVER 

Bowlarama

Road Master Auto

CBDC Blue Water

 

BRONZE 

Usha Fabric

Aumbience Yoga & Wellness

Cemanco Properties Management

 

Spryfield Days is an opportunity for folks in Spryfield and surrounding areas to get together to celebrate all the things that make our community great, showcase local talent and expertise, have fun, reconnect with old friends and make new ones.  We can’t wait to see all your smiling faces again this year!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SBC Awards Night/AGM/Steve Adams Roast & Toast

 

At our recent awards night, we were pleased to honour the following businesses:  Volunteer Organization of the Year: Halifax Northwest Rotary Club, David Devine, President; Volunteer of the Year:  Gina Gray; New Business of the Year:  IronMatrix, Sonny Wilson & Leanne McDow; Small Business of the Year:  Spryfield Subway, Jennifer Slaunwhite; Business of the Year:  FH Developments, Faisal Al-Hammadi; Jason Doherty Memorial Business Person of the Year:  Ben Garvey, Enginuity Inc.

 

We’d like to thank our outgoing board members Alice Morris and Kurt Ryan for their dedicated years of service. We’ve appreciated all the hard work that you’ve both done to help our business community thrive and grow!

 

Welcome to new board members Rick Dempsey, Anna Townsend, Kate Dunsworth Casey, Marshall Smith and Donna Flemming, who join our returning board members Nadine Garrison, Clyde Paul, Wyatt Redmond, Scott Reinhardt, Dina Shay, Irene Swindells, Mike Caron, Members at Large Councillor Steve Adams and Councillor Shawn Cleary, and immediate Past-Chair Dan Doherty.

 

We’re excited to work together to continue to build a dynamic, robust and resilient Spryfield!

 

The Spryfield Business Commission hosted a Roast and Toast dinner honouring retiring Councillor Steve Adams.  There were lots of laughs and memories of this great man who has done so much for our community.  Enjoy your very well earned retirement, Steve!

 

 

 

 

Councillor Steve Adams Retirement

Classic / Antique Car Show

Our recent Car Show, co-hosted with A’rmunn Teaghlac Cead Veterans Riding Clan, raised over $1,700 for the St. Paul’s Family Resource Food Bank, over $875 towards the Eric Caines Memorial Scholarship Fund, and over $3,200 for the J.L. Isley Judges Football Team.   Thank you to the Spryfield Mall, Spryfield Canadian Tire, Mike’s No Frills, and all the volunteers, participants and spectators for making this such a successful event.

 

 

 

Classic Antique Car Show Poster

Annual Spryfield Santa Claus Parade

 

The 47th Annual Spryfield Santa Claus Parade is set for Sunday, November 29, 2020 starting at 2 pm.  Our volunteers are working to ensure the Parade is a tremendous success again this year.

 

Other parades in the city charge a substantial entry fee, but the Spryfield Santa Claus Parade does not.  In order to assist with the costs involved in putting on the event, the Parade Committee is seeking the financial support of local businesses, community groups and individuals

 

If you’d like to donate or volunteer at this event, please contact bruce@discoverspryfield.ca or call 902-452-7472.

 

If you’d like to participate in the parade, please download and fill out a parade application below, and send it to admin@discoverspryfield.ca.

 

 

 

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