PHOTOS: Business is booming at Ponoka chamber trade show

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Mike Williams, left, and Jason Cline, from Cline Agro Services Inc. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)Mike Williams, left, and Jason Cline, from Cline Agro Services Inc. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Aubree Reynolds, a newspaper carrrier for Ponoka News, poses with the paper. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)Aubree Reynolds, a newspaper carrrier for Ponoka News, poses with the paper. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
L-R: Leslie Dool, left, and Martine Huyssoon of Old MacDonald Kennels, pose for a photo with Mona the dog. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)L-R: Leslie Dool, left, and Martine Huyssoon of Old MacDonald Kennels, pose for a photo with Mona the dog. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Cole Butterfield, left, and past Ponoka Stampede president Bruce Harbin. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)Cole Butterfield, left, and past Ponoka Stampede president Bruce Harbin. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Miss Ponoka Stampede Naomi Akkermans. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)Miss Ponoka Stampede Naomi Akkermans. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Ponoka County protective services coordinator Donna Noble hands out plastic fire helmets at the trade show April 9. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)Ponoka County protective services coordinator Donna Noble hands out plastic fire helmets at the trade show April 9. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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Dr. Kurtis Fischer and Paige Bonnett of Ponoka Family Chiropractic. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)Dr. Kurtis Fischer and Paige Bonnett of Ponoka Family Chiropractic. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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Andrew Jones, recreaton coordinator for the Town of Ponoka, answers questions about the proposed new dog park and skateboard park expansion April 9. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)Andrew Jones, recreaton coordinator for the Town of Ponoka, answers questions about the proposed new dog park and skateboard park expansion April 9. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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Olympic speedskater Maddison Pearman speaks with visitors to the trade show on April 9.(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)Olympic speedskater Maddison Pearman speaks with visitors to the trade show on April 9.(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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The Ponoka and District Chamber of Commerce held its first trade show in two years, April 8 and 9 at the Ponoka Arena Complex.

The theme for this year was “Get your game face on.” Those who wore their favourite sports jersey gained free admission.

A variety of local businesses and organizations took part. Some of the notable organizations included to Town of Ponoka, Ponoka County Regional Fire Services, the Ponoka Youth Centre, political parties, the Ponoka Ag Society and the Ponoka Stampede Association.

UPDATED to correct the name of a newspaper carrier to Aubree Reynolds. She had been misidentified as Katie Hodges.

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