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Sabstock 6 Recap: The Best Yet

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Message From Dale Gagne

General Manager of BEST WESTERN Pembroke Inn & Conference Centre

The Best Western Pembroke Inn & Conference Centre Team survived Sabstock 6! This year proved to be the best yet, with great weather, amazing music, friendly people and our Ottawa Valley Charm shining through.

From Honeymooon Suite on Friday night, April Wine on Saturday, Harper & the Midwest Kind on Sunday and of course SAB & the Family Band, every day was filled with electric performances that thrilled the crowds. We made some great new friends and chatted with old ones at the Best Western booth all weekend long. We have been a part of this festival since day one, and look forward to following that tradition year after year as a Main Stage Sponsor and Festival Partner.

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Pie Throwing to Raise funds for the Special Olympics

FUNDRAISER: Helping Wendy Reach Her Goal for The Special Olympics

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Pie Throwing For a Cause Raises $500 for Wendy

Wendy Johnson works in the kitchen in the dishpit. She is going to the Vancouver Special Olympics this August to compete in 5 pin bowling and needs to raise $1000 to help offset her expenses.  Best Western Pembroke Inn wanted to help Wendy. We decided to have a pie throwing contest. Here are some of the images from that day where our executive chef of Westwinds Restaurant and the General Manager of the hotel seemed to be prime targets of the pie throwers.Read More »FUNDRAISER: Helping Wendy Reach Her Goal for The Special Olympics

Win a $422 Tree Top Trekking Getaway

How to Win the Sabstock Door Prize…A $422 Value

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Visit Best Western Pembroke Inn at Sabstock

As you may know, Best Western Pembroke Inn & Conference Centre is a title sponsor for Sabstock 2014. We’ll have a booth at this rock and roll weekend marathon. Come and visit our booth to say hello and tell us how you are enjoying your weekend. When you visit the BEST WESTERN Pembroke booth we’ve got a couple treats for you:

1) Free Fresh Popcorn

Remember the last time you went to a theatre to take in a movie. You probably recall the smell of hot buttery popcorn…MMMMM! Well we’ve got a popcorn oven that will be making fresh popcorn all weekend long. The best part is it’s free! All you have to do is visit our booth at Sabstock for a bag of fresh popcorn.Read More »How to Win the Sabstock Door Prize…A $422 Value

Win a $422 Tree Top Trekking Getaway

2014 Sabstock Line Up

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Who’s Rocking The Valley at Sabstock in 2014?

These are the bands that are confirmed to be at Sabstock 2014…

Friday, July 4th, 2014

Sabstock 2014 Performers

Honeymoon Suite

This band took the rock n roll scene by storm in 1981. It began with their hit song ‘New Girl Now’ which won Q107’s [Toronto’s most prominent FM rock station at the time] unsigned band contest award. This was their springboard hit into their first band label.

  • Band members include: Derry Grehan (Lead guitar), Johnnie Dee (Guitar) and Randy Cooke (Drums)
  • Most popular songs include: New Girl Now (1984), Bad Attitude (1995), Lethal Weapon (1987), Feel It Again (1995) and Stay in the Light (1984)

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Indoor Salt Water Pool, Hot Tub & Outdoor Patio

Swimming Area Make-Over

Best Western Pembroke Inn & Conference Centre

  • Project: Remodeling the swimming area
  • Start Date: April 30, 13
  • Confirmed Opening Date: May 20, 13

Announcement: Salt Water Pool, New Hot Tub & Flooring

Life has so many wonderful surprises to offer. If you’ve stayed at Best Western Pembroke Inn & Conference you may have noticed the friendly staff and small town setting. About a year ago The Ottawa Valley’s largest hotel, fitness centre and conference facility was purchased by new owners. The new owners immediately observed the dedication of staff was at the heart of the small town friendly atmosphere.

The new owners and staff collaborated to formulate a pool remodeling strategy that would minimize any inconvenience to hotel guests. With the project in full swing we began remodeling the indoor pool. Below you will find a summary of what to expect in the future for the indoor swimming area.Read More »Swimming Area Make-Over

Esprit Rafting Event

Community Event to Help make “The Big Decision”

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Dragon’s Den Arlene Dickinson Sets Condition for Esprit Rafting

Best Western Pembroke Inn and Conference attended the Sunset Celebration, held August 7th at Esprit Rafting, to show its support to fellow Tourism Partner Jim Coffey and his staff as they compete in The Bid Decision. Arlene Dickinson was on hand taping for an upcoming episode. The support by both Pembroke and Pontiac communities was overwhelming. We wish them all the best.

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