dmrbia logoOn Monday May 7th, at the Downtown Maple Ridge BIA's AGM, DMRBIA Executive Director Ineke Boekhorst announced the 32 winning businesses, and a representative of the business was presented with a personalized, commemorative plaque to celebrate their achievements.

Thank you everyone for participating.

The winning businesses are:

Category

Business

Automotive

Winner - Haney Automotive (Runners Up - Lordco Parts & Start Automotive)

Bakery / Deli / Coffee

Winner - Cremino Gelato Caffè (Runners Up - Gratia Bakery, Europe Bakery, Haney Bakery & Hansel and Gretel Bakery)

Beauty / Spa / Hair

Winner - Diva Hair Salon (Runners Up - Cloud 9 Beautique & Phazes Tanning & Beauty Salon)

Books / Entertainment

Winner - Black Bond Books (Runners Up - Bean Around Books & Tea & The ACT Arts Centre)

Business Services

Winner - Bell Locksmith (Runners Up - Sure Print & Work BC)

Charities / NonProfit

Winner - Ridge Meadows Hospice Society (Runners Up - Cythera Transition House Society & Friends in Need Food Bank)

Clothing / Accessories

Winner - T's Once Upon A Tea Leaf (Runners Up - Golden Rose Tattoo & Piercing & Monkey Business Kids' Boutique)

Daycare / Preschool

Winner - Little Willows Early Learning Childcare (Runners Up - Little Garden Montessori Center & Start Smart Childcare)

Dental Services

Winner - Lumina Dental (Runners Up - Alouette Dental Centre & Maple Ridge Dental Centre)

Department Store

Winner - London Drugs (Runners Up - Shoppers Drug Mart & Walmart)

Dry Clean / Laundry

Winner - Anthony's Fine Cleaners (Runners Up - Ben's Town Tailor & Nu Crescent Cleaners)

Electronic Services

Winner - Haney Sewing and Sound (Runners Up - Bell Mobility & Mr. Fix Computers)

Family / Community Services

Winner - Maple Ridge Public Library (Runners Up - Maple Ridge Parks, Recreation & Culture & Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Community Services)

Financial Services

Winner - The Co-operators Insurance Agencies (Runners Up - Royal Bank & Westminster Savings Credit Union)

Fine / Performing Arts

Winner - The ACT Arts Centre (Runners Up - 4Cats Arts Studio & Bergthorson Academy of Musical Arts)

Fitness Centre

Winner - Club 16 (Runners Up - Epic Yoga & Fitness & Maple Ridge Leisure Centre)

Gifts / Florist/Home Decor

Winner - Maple Ridge Florist (Runners Up - Little Cricket Gift Gallery & T's Once Upon A Tea Leaf)

Grocery / Convenience

Winner - Langley Farm Market (Runners Up - Meridian Meats & Seafood & Thrifty Foods)

Health & Wellness

Winner - Whole Body Health & Wellness (Runners Up - BC Eye Care & Pacific Eye Doctors)

Home Furnishing / Renovations

Winner - Fuller Watson (Runners Up - Haney Builders Supplies & Haney Sewing & Sound)

Insurance

Winner - Johnston & Meier Insurance Agencies (Runners Up - Harris & Leib Insurance Brokers & The Co-operators)

Legal / Notary Public

Winner - Cassandra Coolin Notary Public (Runners Up - Cheryl Bennewith, Michelle Broughton & Vernon & Thompson Law Group)

Liquor / Brewery / Pub

Winner - Witchcraft Beer Market & Bistro (Runners Up - Ridge Brewing Co. & Silver Valley Brewing Co.)

Medical Services

Winner - British Columbia Ambulance Service (Runners Up - Dr. Marni Heed & Life Labs Laboratories)

Pharmacy / Dispensary

Winner - Golden Ears Pharmacy (Runners Up - London Drugs Pharmacy & Shoppers Drugmart Pharmacy)

Pet Care / Supply

Winner - Bosley's Pet Food Mart (Runners Up - Dewdney Animal Hospital & PetSmart)

Real Estate / Development

Winner - Re/Max Lifestyles Realty (Runners Up - Falcon Homes Ltd & Royal Lepage Brookside Realty)

Restaurants

Winner - Big Feast Bistro & Catering (Runners Up - Chameleon Café & The Frogstone Grill)

Restaurants / Ethnic Cuisine

Winner - Lupita Mexican Foods (Runners Up - Aburiya Sushi & Shinobi Japanese Restaurant)

FastFood / Pizza

Winner - Freshii (Runners Up - Brownies Chicken and Seafood & Show Me the Pizza)

Specialty Store

Winner - The Blending Bar (Runners Up - Purdy's Chocolates & T's Once Upon A Tea Leaf)

Vintage / Consignment

Winner - Buttons & Bows (Runners Up - Cythera Thrift Store & Town & Country Vintage Home)

Maple Ridge Response to Fraser River Freshet

Maple Ridge Response to Fraser River Freshet

The BC River Forecast Centre has issued a High Stream Flow Advisory for the Fraser River. As a precaution, the City of Maple Ridge has activated the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) to Level 1 and is closely monitoring conditions along the river and conducting daily dyke inspections. The EOC will be active and meeting daily until the river levels have receded.

Bike To Work Week

Bike To Work Week

Bike to Work Week is a community event to celebrate bike commuting across Metro Vancouver!
Visit over 80 Celebration Stations offering free drinks, snacks, quick bike tune-ups, and great prizes.

Summer Event Coordinator 2018 - Downtown Maple Ridge BIA

Summer Event Coordinator 2018 - Downtown Maple Ridge BIA

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Under the direct supervision of the Membership & Events Coordinator (M&EC) and the Executive Director (ED), the Summer Event Coordinator will be responsible for the success of the Summer Events and Projects.
Download the pdf file

2018-2019 DMRBIA Board of Directors

2018-2019 DMRBIA Board of Directors

The Downtown Maple Ridge Business Improvement Association is very pleased to announce the new 2018/ 2019 Board of Directors, elected at May 7th, 2018 AGM in Maple Ridge Council Chambers.

Winners Announced, Plaques Awarded, in Downtown Maple Ridge Business Awards

Winners Announced, Plaques Awarded, in Downtown Maple Ridge Business Awards

On Monday May 7th, at the Downtown Maple Ridge BIA's AGM, DMRBIA Executive Director Ineke Boekhorst announced the 32 winning businesses, and a representative of the business was presented with a personalized, commemorative plaque to celebrate their achievements.

DMRBIA Coupons

DMRBIA Coupons

Please click here to find valuable coupons for different Downtown Maple Ridge businesses. Print the coupon of your choice and experience Downtown Maple Ridge at a discount!
All coupons expire June 30, 2018 and copy of coupon is required to receive your special BIA deal.

Downtown Maple Ridge Summer Markets: Accepting Applications

Canada Day Market - July 1 (12am - 6pm)
Summer Pet Fest - July 28 (10am - 2pm)
Community Garage Sale - Aug. 18 (10am - 2pm)
Artist in the Park - Aug. 25 (10am - 2pm)
Cultural Days of summer - Sep. 29 (10am - 2pm)

Council Approves Sunday Openings for Maple Ridge Public Library in 2018

Council Approves Sunday Openings for Maple Ridge Public Library in 2018

Council has decided to have the Maple Ridge Public Library open on Sundays through the summer, starting in 2018. It has been past practice for the Library to be closed on Sundays outside of the school year (late July to after the Labour Day weekend).

Did You Know... Downtown Maple Ridge has Gift Certificates?

Did You Know...  Downtown Maple Ridge has Gift Certificates?

One card, 700 businesses to chose from!
The perfect gift for the local shopper on your list. Available in denominations of $25.00*, the certificates are available for purchase at the Downtown Maple Ridge BIA office, Monday - Friday, 10am-5pm.

Downtown Maple Ridge businesses are keeping you dry!

Downtown Maple Ridge businesses are keeping you dry!

Shoppers in Rainy Haney will have the option to grab a FREE bright orange umbrella from participating businesses, use it while it's raining, and return it at their own convenience. Thanks to the sponsorship of several local businesses, the Downtown Maple Ridge Business Improvement Association is able to provide 200 of these colorful umbrellas to the community this year.

Geocaching in Downtown Maple Ridge!

Geocaching in Downtown Maple Ridge!

Geocaching is a perfect, free, fun family activity and a great way to get outside and explore Downtown Maple Ridge.

Maple Ridge Shopping Bags

Maple Ridge Shopping Bags

Downtown Maple Ridge Shopping Bags are here! Beautiful, colourful, reusable bags, with iconic Maple Ridge graphics.
Available in many downtown Maple Ridge retail stores.
Only $1 each, made from recycled materials. Get one while they last!

Business Watch

Business Watch

The Business Watch program in Maple Ridge has been up and running for one year. The RCMP and BIA have spoken to approx. 150 businesses in the target area. Just to remind everyone the target area is located between 222nd to 224th Street, from Dewdney Trunk Rd to Lougheed Hwy.

Useful tips on how 9-1-1 works in relation to the police

Security

Security

Any BIA member that would like to use Westridge Security Service in emergencies (at a reduced BIA rate) and have not set up alarm response for their business yet, can do so by filling out the form and returning it to Westridge Security. This is an " Alarm Response Signup sheet" (pdf) with Westridge Security, for DMRBIA members. 
" Alarm Response Signup sheet" (MS Word format)