Blog Category: Discover Our Region

Selwyn Township & The Link – Guest Blog

Choose Local! Guest Blog written by Anna Currier of Selwyn Township

 

The Link Bus Stop

SAVE THE DATE!

The Link rural bus service launches May 3, 2021! The Link is a pilot project funded through the Province of Ontario’s Community Transportation Grant Program. The service will provide access to and from major hubs within Selwyn Township and Curve Lake First Nation with a connection to Peterborough Transit at Trent University. The Link will offer two different routes: Route 31: Curve Lake – Lakefield and Route 32: Bridgenorth – Ennismore. The service will operate Monday to Friday, with runs as early as 6:50 AM and as late as 11:00 PM.

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President’s Notes – Spring 2021

Spring is definitely in the air, giving us some warm weather to enjoy and a little more pep in our step. Although, the last year has had its fair share of uncertainties, one thing has remained steady and that is the incredible support of our businesses and the community as a whole. We may be a region made up of smaller groups but together we show great strength as a whole.

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CHOOSE LOCAL! – Show Small Business Love

Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to tell loved ones how special they are to you. Whether it’s your family, your friends or your partner – Valentine’s Day is a time to share how much you care! Share that you care for your community too by choosing local! The Kawartha Chamber has collected some special Valentine’s Day offers from local businesses to help you show a small business some love! 

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Taking a New (Virtual) Path

Choose Local! Guest Blog written by Karis Regamey, Marketing Consultant for Lang Pioneer Village Museum

These uncertain times have forced many of us to stop, change direction and start off again on an entirely new path from where we thought we were heading. Vacation plans were cancelled, holidays and weddings were limited to family units or small groups of close contacts, even funerals were limited in number and became virtual affairs. With increased regulations, it is not surprising that education also had to change course. In the last year, parents have become educators, educators have become virtual teachers and school buildings have been temporarily closed. At Lang Pioneer Village Museum, our Christmas and spring school programs have always been a popular choice for educators and homeschoolers looking to break out of their traditional learning environment for a day of educational fun. However, with such instability, we knew that traditional field trips were not on the horizon so we needed to bring Lang’s 19th-century experience into a 21st century-format. 

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