Submit Your Outside Bids

Each year, the Awards of Excellence & Social Gala includes a large silent auction, and live auction. Many local businesses generously contribute to the auction, and even if you are unable to attend, we want to give you the opportunity to submit your bids on some amazing items!

To submit an outside bid, please email your maximum bid to no later than 4 PM on Thursday, October 10th. Please use ‘Auction Bid’ in the email subject line. A proxy bidder will be assigned to submit bids on your behalf up to your maximum bid.


Awards of Excellence & Social Gala Sponsors

The 20th Annual Awards of Excellence & Social Gala is taking place on Thursday, October 10th at Lakefield College School.

Thank you to these businesses for their generous support of this event!


Spousal Health & Dental Coverage

How to Treat Employees Who Have Spousal Health & Dental Coverage

Many employees who have health & dental benefit coverage through a spouse often assume and tell their employers they are fully covered. Therefore they don’t require to participate in their employer’s benefit plan. Unfortunately, many employers take what they’re told as fact and this misunderstanding can cause great difficulties and grief for both employees and employers in the future.


President’s Notes – Fall 2019

Summertime in the Kawarthas has a unique feel. If you live and work in the area, you understand the ‘buzz’ of summer in our area. It is truly a unique and wonderful experience! Whether it’s walking around busy downtown villages, visiting our lakes and rivers in cottage country, attending arts festivals and fairs; it’s hard to take it all in in just a few short months! (more…)