For Immediate Release: Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Grande Prairie & District Chamber of Commerce to Host State of the Region with City, County and MD of Greenview

The Grande Prairie & District Chamber of Commerce will host the first-ever State of the Region with City of Grande Prairie Mayor Jackie Clayton, County of Grande Prairie Reeve Leanne Beaupre and Municipal District of Greenview Reeve Dale Smith.

The interactive virtual event takes place on July 14 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

The session is open to the public at no cost.

The State of the Region will reflect on the area’s response to the pandemic, explore the economic and social impacts on our urban and rural communities, share recent successes, and discuss our municipalities’ vision for the future.

“As we emerge from this time of unprecedented challenges, this is an opportunity to hear from our municipal leaders about recovery, resilience, future plans and priorities, and the strength of collaborative relationships,” said Chamber of Commerce Chair Larry Gibson.

The event will commence with addresses delivered by each of the municipal leaders. Attendees will then have an opportunity to participate in a moderated Question & Answer period.

Questions can be submitted in advance to the Chamber by emailing  The Mayor and Reeves will also take questions submitted by participants during the session.

Advanced registration for the virtual event is required to receive the Zoom link. To register, visit the Chamber website at

The deadline for registration is July 13 at 4:30 p.m.


For information about the event contact:
Tom Pura
Communications & Public Relations
Grande Prairie & District Chamber of Commerce                                                                                                         

Media Contacts:
Lydia Sadiq, Strategic Communications Advisor
City of Grande Prairie

Lesley Nielsen-Bjerke, Communications Manager
County of Grande Prairie

Stacey Sevilla, Communications Manager
MD of Greenview

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