The reputation of the National Tourism Award-winning Bungendore Wood Works Gallery draws visitors from all states and overseas for its outstanding exhibition of wood work, sculpture and fine furniture by leading Australian designer/makers.
Deniston Cottage Antiques, set in an 1860′s stone cottage, displays the individuality and character of the pure Australian Primitive price and the beauty and warmth of Colonial Cedar furniture, highlighted by old electric lamps and antique prints. Open weekends, most holidays and happily by appointment.
The Gumnut Gallery and House of d’Agreavel is a treasure trove of hand painted porcelain dolls, fairies and teddy bears and childrenswear. Beaded, embroidered and hand dyed silk garments and reconstructed fashion designs created by local studio artists, Robyne and Renee d’Argeavel. Open 10 to 5 pm Thur -Mon and by appointment Tue – Wed.
I Wool Knit – your local online yarn shop in Bungendore
Quality Australian and European yarns and beautiful patterns for knitting and crochet. We offer a wide range of yarns, including classic wool, cashmere, silk, merino, mohair, alpaca, sock knitting yarns, felting yarns, certified eco yarns as well as locally produced Alpaca yarns. Free local pick-up available.
Bloomfield Galleries/Odana Editions specialises in original works by Norman Lindsay, Frank and Margel Hinder and Alasdair McGregor. Odana Editions publish limited editions of Norman Lindsay artworks, sculptures, books, posters, notebooks and greeting cards. Open by appointment Monday to Friday.
Wamboin Studio is the working studio of Lyn Randall, artist, photographer and picture framer. Lyn has provided picture framing to the local area for over 10 years. With over 70 sample moulding corners to choose from and a huge range of mat-board colours, there is something to suit all types of work. No job is too big or too small, Lyn has framed everything from paintings to rugby jumpers and even jewellery.
The studio also contains a selection of Lyn's artwork and photography for sale, along with her range of hand-knotted jewellery.
At Wild Rose Organics, we specialise in a range of organic products including: skin care and hair care; essential oils and candles; toys and craft materials; clothing and linen, household products; tea, coffee, snacks; and more …
Copies of the Guide are available from businesses around Bungendore.
You can also download and print your own copy here. Once printed, it can be folded into your own handy guide.
Please do let businesses know that you found them in the Guide!
The 2017-18 Bungendore Directory is now available
Copies of the new 2017-18 full colour Bungendore Directory are being distributed to all homes and businesses in the local area.
Thanks so much to Sharon Rasker, John Salmond, Linda Williams and Juliet Dowling for their efforts in bringing this project to fruition.
An electronic copy of the Directory can be downloaded here.
2016 Business Excellence Awards
The BCCI held its AGM and 2016 Business Excellence Awards on the 9th September. The following awards were presented to the worthy winners:
Business of the Year – Royal Hotel
Accepted by David Mac Laren on behalf of Scott and Lara PrestonPresident’s Award – Bungendore Weekly
Accepted by Sharon Baxter-JudgeService Excellence Award – The Big Green Cup
Accepted by Linda Brown and Vicki CannonTrade Services Award – CTM Backhoe and Truck Hire
Accepted by Lyle and Sue MontesinCommunity Award – Priceline Pharmacy
Accepted by Glenys Daniel
Congratulations to all award recipients and nominees.
We have a Facebook Page!
The Bungendore Chamber of Commerce now has a Facebook page….yes, it has finally happened!
On our page you can find out about our meetings, courses and workshops, Chamber news as it happens and other relevant information.
Just search Facebook for Bungendore Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc.
Member Survey results
All members are invited to read the Key Findings from the 2015 Member Survey which are being used to inform the BCCI Strategic Plan for 2016. Once again, the Executive Committee extends its thanks to all members who responded to the survey and provided invaluable information and insights on member views and priorities.
Optimised search results for the BCCI website
To provide a more dynamic and searchable online directory of member business, the BCCI website was recently optimised to ensure anyone who searches online for services in Bungendore will now find the relevant Chamber webpage on the first page of their search results. For example, anyone searching for 'Bungendore restaurants' will see a direct link to the Chamber's restaurant page on their first page results. The same will hold true when people search for other categories such as accommodation, shops and galleries, professional services etc.
This new feature provides even more reason to take advantage of FREE member advertising on the BCCI website! If you haven't already done so, simply send your business name and contact details and a few words about your business – along with your logo and up to three photos – to firstname.lastname@example.org
New local newspaper – the Bungendore Weekly
Those who were saddened by the recent demise of The Bungendore Mirror, will be please to hear that a new local newspaper, The Bungendore Weekly is about to commence production. This new, free paper will be community and business orientated and edited and produced locally. The BCCI Executive Committee urges all members to consider supporting the paper through advertising to ensure its success.
BCCI will be contributing to the newspaper by way of our regular monthly news update and will also be advertising the 2016 Business Directory in the paper. To arrange your own advertising in the Bungendore Weekly, or to obtain more information, please email email@example.com or call Sharon Baxter-Judge on 0419 025 533.
Abbeyfield – looking for community support
Further to the Abbeyfield presentation given by Peter Blematl at our May General Meeting, the Abbeyfield project is progressing. The project will deliver a much-needed home for seniors in Bungendore but is not government funded, so Abbeyfield are now asking the local community for support. To contribute to the Bungendore Abbeyfield project, please visit their crowd funding page.
To learn more about Abbeyfield and the great work they do, you can view this Youtube link, visit the Abbeyfield Facebook page, or come along to the Bungendore Community Christmas Party on 6 December and have a chat to the folks from Abbeyfield at their stall.
Invitation to Chamber members – increase your web presence free of charge
All BCCI members are entitled to advertise their business on this website at no extra cost. All you need to do is provide a short blurb about your business, along with 1-3 images. If you've already advertised on the website, now is a great time to review and update your details. Simply email your new entry or updates to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Don't miss this opportunity to increase your web presence and complement your entry in the 2015 Bungendore Business Directory. We look forward to seeing you on the BCCI website!