Blog Category: President’s Notes

President’s Notes – October 2017

Well we’re now through our busy tourist season and into fall – pumpkins, mums, and scarecrows are starting to pop up everywhere! And I love it!

Just because summer is over, doesn’t mean there aren’t still fantastic local things happening: Pumpkin Festivals and Fall Fairs to name a couple, so make sure to get outside and take in some of the wonderful Autumn colours with these great events. (more…)

President’s Notes – August 2017

Well, here we are half way through summer already! I hope you’ve all enjoyed some strawberries, and are gearing up for corn-on-the-cob season!

There were so many great events in June & July, including many fantastic Canada Day Celebrations! My congratulations to the organizers of these events that drew people into our communities for fun, food, shopping and just making memories.


President’s Notes – June 2017

Welcome Summer! I hope that by the time you’re reading this, the mercury is consistently in the double digits and that you’ve had at least one summer bonfire! (more…)

President’s Notes – April 2017

Hello Spring….kind of! I think I speak for everyone in saying I am so ready for warm weather, opening my windows and getting back outside to enjoy our beautiful Kawarthas!

It’s been a busy winter for the Chamber of Commerce, with a new board being elected and of course, once again, the concerns over the fate of LDIS (more…)

President’s Notes – February 2017

Things have been busy at the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism office.  Our year end has wrapped up and the annual audit is well underway. In addition, staff and board members have been involved in a strategic direction review to prioritize key areas of focus for the next 3 yrs.  We asked for input from members, non-members and community organizations by way of a survey and if you participated in this survey, my thanks to you for taking time to provide feedback. (more…)