$35,000 Digital Main Street Grant to help main street businesses use digital tools more effectively.
January 14, 2020: Lakefield, Ontario. The Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism announced today that it has received a $35,000 grant from Digital Main Street (DMS) to fund a Digital Service Squad to help main street small businesses improve their online capabilities. The grant will cover businesses across the Kawarthas in Trent Lakes, North Kawartha, Curve Lake First Nation, Douro-Dummer, Selwyn and Asphodel-Norwood.
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.
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…)
Kawarthas Northumberland invites local businesses to be involved in Canada’s first ever waterway “Trail Town” program. This program will feature the Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site of Canada as the trail.
Similar programs elsewhere have created trail-friendly towns that successfully entice trail tourists into local business districts, generating millions of dollars in sustainable economic growth for small businesses. (more…)
We held our April Business After Hours in Young’s Point where we did a hop with some of the great businesses in the area. On our hop, we visited with Clearview Cottage Resort, Lockside Trading Co., Young’s Point Personal Training & 24 Hour Fitness, Kinetic Therapeutics, and Old Bridge Inn & Restaurant.
Thank you to to everyone who came out, and thank you to our Networking Event Sponsor Blue Diamond Window Cleaning.
Stop #1 Clearview Cottage Resort
Our first stop on our Young’s Point Hop was Clearview Cottage Resort. Clearview is a family-owned and operated resort for over 50 years, and strives to help families create lasting memories. There are 22 cottages on the property that range from 1-4 bedrooms.