The Powell River Money Society is a member of the Powell River Chamber of Commerce
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The Chamber accepts PR$ at their regular lunch meetings.

Businesses who Accept PR$

Here are the businesses who have registered with us to accept and use PR$, with the most recently registered first. You may also find that other businesses accept PR$ too – just ask them!

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Viridian Earth Contracts Ltd.
3852 Gordon Avenue
414 5994
Janet Southcott
We provide quality control for every word by offering writing and editing services–from interviewer to ghost writer, proofreader to substantive editor. We are happy to work with the business community, non-profits and individuals. Five percent of Viridian Earth’s annual gross income is donated to Malaspina Land Conservancy Society.
To support the local economy, we are happy to receive up to 50% payment in Powell River Dollars. We are open to discussing a higher percentage for small jobs.
Powell River Natural Soap Lady
483 5283
Mischa Brooks-Thoma
Powell River Natural Soap Lady makes handmade soap and lovely body products using 100% essential oils and ethically sourced ingredients. 2 PR$ for every $10 of product purchased when buying from The Natural Soap Lady herself
DeCap Amatt Enterprises
Jillian Amatt
We are a full service Landscaping and House Painting company servicing the city of Powell River and the Powell River Regional District. House Painting includes large and small jobs, indoor and out. Landscaping includes design services, planting recommendations, maintenance, installation, mowing & pruning.
We accept up to 15% in PR$ for the LABOUR ONLY portion of your bill, up to a maximum of PR$150.
Townsite Brewing
5824 Ash Ave
483 2111
Powell River’s award-winning craft brewery is very pleased to continue its commitment to community and regional self-reliance by providing Powell River with the freshest and most delicious craft beer, and is now accepting 10% PR$ on a mix of non-alcohol merchandise in the tasting room.
Rabideye Design / Giovanni Spezzacatena
6916 Invermere Court
485 7940
Giovanni Spezzacatena
Rabideye Design / Giovanni Spezzacatena is a Powell River artist working in fine art (mixed media) and graphic/web design. Services include logo, poster, web design plus animation, illustration and photography, writing and social media production and instruction on all the above. Fine art pieces (finished pieces): 10%-20% PR$. All other services: 20%-25% PR$
Wind Spirit Art
4643 Marine Ave
485 7572
April White
20% on total sale before tax
Aqua Siren Arts
4643 Marine Ave
483 5236
Janeen Hartley
Gemstone jewellery, multi-media art based on nature’s forces and healing. 40% on total sale before tax
NAPA Auto Parts
4484 Joyce Ave
Kevin Johnson
Automotive maintenance and repair parts, tools and supplies.10% PR$ on NAPA-branded regular retail priced products
Routes to Roots Edibles
6483 King Ave
Julia Adam
We manage a market garden, nursery, gardening kits, services, and education. Focusing on heritage varieties and organic practices, we are here to help you fulfill your gardening visions, eat well, and strengthen the trend towards healthy local food.20% PR$ on everything
Fiddlers Farm / Urban Homesteading School
5865 Mowat Ave
604 483 9052
Kevin Wilson
Healthy, naturally grown vegetable, herb and flower seedlings for your food garden. Grown in Powell River, low carbon, locally adapted varieties.50% PR$Urban Homesteading School organizes workshops on self-reliance topics. 20% PR$
Little Hut Curry
4623 Marine Ave
485 2601
Mohinder Singh
Ethnic North Indian and Kashmir cuisine served in local ambience.PR$ accepted as tips at Little Hut Curry restaurant.PR$2 cash per meal accepted at Open Air Market or fairs.
Ask for Rob house design and construction
10150 Douglas Bay Road
Rob Higgin
House design and general contracting. A long and successful record of unusual and innovative ideas from around the world applied to the needs of coastal BC residents.10% of the labour bill is payable in Powell River Dollars.
The Patricia Theatre
Patricia Entertainment Co. Ltd.
5848 Ash Avenue
Ann Nelson
Canada’s oldest theatre showing the newest films. Live events and venue rental.50% PR$ on concession purchases only.
Mother Nature
7050 Duncan St
Ron Pfister
Locally owned and operated, Mother Nature offers a friendly, informative and service-oriented retail experience for all your pet and garden needs. Whether you are a would-be or seasoned gardener, or a new or lifetime pet owner, we are here to share our knowledge about all things pet and garden! We carry a wide selection of quality products which will get you going, answer your questions and stimulate new ideas. We know you love your pet or garden (so do we !) and we look forward to helping you create the best environment to nurture your passion.10% PR$ on sales
The Music Room
7020 Masset St
485 1220
Thomas Dowding
The Music Room offers music lessons, equipment rentals and recording services. We also specialize in wedding DJ work.25% PR$ on total bill before tax.
PR Macs
4691 Marine Avenue
Corey Matsumoto
Get the most out of your Mac! Tutoring services by certified Apple Specialist. iPad/iPhone, Mac desktop/laptop | iWork (MS Office equivalent) | Garageband specialist | Adobe CS (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) | One-on-one or small groups; in-home or at our office | Flexible, affordable rates25% PR$ accepted
The Lund Hotel
c/o 6233 Powell Place
Cindy Temple
Beautifully restored Historic Lund Hotel is located at the gateway to Desolation Sound. We offer rooms, marine fuel, pub & bistro and a general and liqour store for your convenience.30% of regularly priced food menu items in PR$ and 20% of regular priced rooms in PR$, Sunday thru Thursday, May thru September. Not to be combined with any other promotional offer.
Meghan Hildebrand Fine Art
6820 Cranberry St.
Meghan Hildebrand
Meghan’s paintings, which she describes as “story-maps of the imagination”, are constant exercises in innovation and improvisation. With her unique vocabulary of symbols, she translates the landscape into electrifying dreamscape scenarios, each image alluding to a much larger narrative.20% PR$ on any original painting
The Medicine Shoppe
4670 Marine Ave
485 5530
Dirk de Villiers
Traditional and alternative pharmacy services as well as custom compounding of medication. Other services: nutritional counselling, homeopathy, Naturopathy, Professional supplements.10% PR$ on all non-prescription items.
TMS Moving, Storage and Restorations
7339 Duncan St
414 0441
Rob Tremblay
Local and long-distance moving, serving all of BC | Complete selection of packing materials | Heated and secure storage facility inside the municipality | Furniture repairs and restorationsUp to 10% PR$ on all services and supplies sold
6799 Cranberry Street
483 4940
Eva van Loon
Need tutoring? Suspect underlying learning problems?Professional assessment, PR$50. (No charge for SD#47 students.)100% PR$ for administering my professional assessment and for the accompanying consultation.20% to 50% PR$ of the price of any program in which a private student enrolls.
The Pack Press
6799 Cranberry Street
483 4940
Eva van Loon
The Pack Press coaches, edits, designs and produces books and e-books for authors and independent publishers. What are you waiting for?PR$ from 20% to 50% of the price of coaching, editing and any other pre-layout services.
Arcana Health Ltd / Urban Earth Teas
5528 Park Ave
Mara Jones
Arcana Health Ltd is owned by Mara Jones Doctor of Natural Medicine. It is the “mother business” of two different, but complimentary enterprise: “Urban Earth,” which provides organic teas and botanicals; and “Sleep Well” which provides consultations, testing and products geared towards helping people achieve optimum sleep and energy.Consultations: 100% PR$Products: 30% PR$Lab Tests: up to PR$50
Peak Publishing
4400 Marine Avenue
485 5313
Joyce Carlson
A community media company offering information about the Powell River area along with fresh opportunities to get out advertising messages in print and online.Peak Publishing will accept PR$ as part payment on the following:
Regular word classifieds – PR$2
Birthday/Anniversary Display Classifieds PR$5
New subscriptions PR$6
Web Skyscraper Ads – PR$50
Grand Opening/Anniversary Packages: Full Page PR$100, ½ Page PR$50
Kingfisher Used Books
4486 Marine Ave
604 578 8011
Sharon Deane
Secondhand book store with an extensive selection of used books, antique books, CDs, DVDs etc. Home to the Skookum members library.50% PR$ on all sales except for items being sold on commission.
(Powell River Building Supply Ltd)
4750 Joyce Ave
Patrick Hull
Home and Building Centre10% of sale before tax on all products.
10150 Douglas Bay Rd
487 1119
Rob Higgin
Decorative bas-relief concrete retaining walls, tree rings, custom architectural form-work, patio rosettes and concrete “boardwalks”. In-floor heating and slab floor polishing.50% PR$ on all work.
Higgin’s Inn
10150 Douglas Bay Rd
487 1119
Rob Higgin
Guest Accommodations in fully furnished private apartment suites. Ocean views close to the beach. Spacious with fully equipped private kitchens. Everything you need for quiet independent living in a rural setting. Good water, good air, good space, good beds. Ideal winter writers retreat or the beginning and end of one of Powell River’s many adventures.Suite charges are $120/night base rate in the high season, $100/night base rate in the off-season plus $40/night for extra beds and bedding. Higgin’s Inn has the event center you need. Hold your meeting, birthday party, craft fair or yoga event in our bright and wheelchair friendly ground floor event center. 100% payable in Powell River Dollars as long as you provide the clean-up crew. There’s a wheel-chair easy bathroom and full kitchen included. Distilled spirits are not acceptable on the property, Beer and wine only as brought by guests. The entire property is off-limits to smoking.50% PR$ accepted from September 30 till May 1 for accommodations.100% PR$ accepted for use of the event space for concerts, classes or conferences.
Kevin Wilson Web Services
5865 Mowat Ave
483 9052
Kevin Wilson
Custom wordpress-based websites for your business, non-profit group, or yourself; Facebook pages; web hosting. You will be able to control and maintain the site yourself without waiting for me to do it for you. Fixed price for a basic site; by-the-hour for custom and specialised work.40% PR$ on all time charges
The Urban Farmer
6370 Oak Street
604 223 4800
Ron Berezan
The Urban Farmer offers a range of permaculture, urban agriculture and organic gardening services including: workshops and courses, individual and organizational consulting, public speaking, permaculture landscape design, research and writing, facilitation of community projects, educational DVD’s and other materials, and experiential learning trips to Cuba.Workshops and Courses 50% PR$
Individual Consultations 75%
Organizational Consultations 50%
Landscape Design 50%
Research and Writing 50%
DVD Sales 100%
Cuba Trips 20%
Powell River Healthworks
4898 Manson Ave
Edward Sanderson
We are a Community acupuncture clinic providing affordable quality healthcare. We offer individualized treatments in a peaceful, group setting. For acupuncture to be most effective, it is important to receive regular and frequent treatments. We use a sliding scale to make this possible.20% PR$ on total before tax.
Savary Massage
8729 Craig Rd
414 9379
Pete Tebbutt
I offer Rebalancing Bodywork. This is an holistic approach to bodywork involving joint release techniques, deep tissue myo-fascial massage, cranio-sacral and breathwork techniques. The modality offers a ten session series and single sessions designed to assist a clients immediate needs. All sessions are 1 1/2 hrs. duration.100% PR$ accepted
CMG Printing
4691 Marine Ave
489 0133
Corey Matsumoto
Full-service digital printing and graphic design. Business cards, brochures, rack cards, newsletters, posters, stickers, lamination, soft-cover book manufacturing and much more. 15% PR$ on all printing, 25-50% negotiable PR$ on graphic design services
Great Balls of Wool
4722A Marine Ave
Roisin Sheehy-Culhane
We carry: Hand Dyed, Hand Spun Yarns from Local Artists at their prices * All Natural Undyed Fair Trade Yarns * Araucania, Malabrigo, Manos Artesanas * Eco Baby Cottons and Recycled Yarn * Some acrylics and acrylic mixes * Original Designs & Patterns * Ongoing Classes & Workshops
Between Artique & Eccossentials. Enter front stairs or EASY ACCESS off parking lot at rear
Wool and Yarn 10% PR$
Sunshine Organics / Ecossentials
4726 Marine Ave
485 7000
Melissa Call
10% PR$ on all products.
Ecossentials is the best way to buy organic bulk foods and environmentally friendly products for you and your home. We believe that a lot of packaging is unnecessary so we’ve removed it; just bring your own containers and reuse them each time you shop. This means you can buy just the amount you want and save money by not wasting anything. And going packaging-free means less waste goes to landfill.Sunshine Organics is a local, family-owned, online grocery delivery service that provides healthy, delicious, affordable food. We purchase from local farms whenever possible and provide a full selection of groceries, local products, cleaners and pet foods.

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