Blog Category: Local Services

Member Spotlight – Shop the Lake

Shop the Lake

The Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism welcomes the July Member of the Month – Shop the Lake. Shop the Lake is also the Entrepreneur Innovation Award Sponsor for the Kawartha Chamber’s Awards of Excellence. Check out our Member Spotlight below to learn more about Denise and this fabulous local business!

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Member Spotlight – Darling Insurance

Darling Insurance

The Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism welcomes the June Member of the Month – Darling Insurance. Darling is also the Not-For-Profit Excellence Award Sponsor for the Kawartha Chamber’s Awards of Excellence. Check out our Member Spotlight below to learn more about Glenn and Johanna and the great work Darling Insurance does!

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Hop Around The Kawarthas

Business After Hours – June Hop

June 9, 2021 the Kawartha Chamber hosted our second Virtual Hop! Although we are not able to visit businesses in-person, we wanted to make the most of our virtual format and ‘visit’ businesses we wouldn’t usually get to! The Zoom platform allowed us to ‘visit’ more locations and let us to see behind the scenes of some great businesses. Participants also got the opportunity to network and connect with businesses in our community. Our 2021/22 Networking events, including this event are sponsored by Herod Financial Services. Read more to learn about this exciting event!

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EAP’s – Combatting Isolation & Uncertainty

Benefit Facts Article by Brian Bulger – May 21, 2021

We are living in a time of change and uncertainty and the results can cause significant stress for many people. Quite a number of people, myself included have not been able to keep in personal contact with family members, friends and colleagues due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to causing feelings of isolation, it has affected productivity at many workplaces and has lead to countless people experiencing depression.

New school policies, a spouse’s lost income and concern for the health of loved ones all pile onto the shoulders of you and employees. Personal and work challenges blur into one mass and can result in increased absences, less productivity and reduced quality of life.

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