What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – November 15, 2017

Featuring Christmas Social at Kawartha Lakes Construction, Lakefield Santa Claus parade, holiday house tour, and more

Kawartha Lakes Construction will host the Annual Christmas Social once again this year on Wednesday, December 13th from 5 to 7 p.m.
Kawartha Lakes Construction will host the Annual Christmas Social once again this year on Wednesday, December 13th from 5 to 7 p.m.

Save the Date: Christmas Social at Kawartha Lakes Construction – December 13th

Kawartha Lakes Construction will host the Annual Christmas Social once again this year on Wednesday, December 13th from 5 to 7 p.m.

Join KLC’s staff, clients, and suppliers at their location, 3359 Lakefield Road, beautifully decorated for the festive season!

Mingle by the fireplace, check out the showroom, and enjoy holiday refreshments.


Canadian Chamber of Commerce – Canada’s Economy is Booming, But Will It Last?

In this edition of 5 Minutes for Business, Hendrik Brakel, Canadian Chamber of Commerce Senior Director of Economic, Financial and Tax Policy, shares the reasons behind Canada’s booming economy, whether the growth will continue and what we should be doing to drive up our country’s competitiveness.

Read 5 Minutes for Business to learn more about the key drivers behind Canada’s staggering 4.5% growth in the second quarter and what we need to consider if we’re to roll up our sleeves and compete internationally.


Completing Your Accessibility Compliance Report – Deadline is December 31st

Businesses and non-profits with 20 or more employees and public sector organizations must complete an accessibility compliance report by December 31, 2017.

You must submit an accessibility compliance report if you are a business or non-profit organization with 20 or more employees or a designated public-sector organization.

The compliance report confirms that you have met your current accessibility requirements under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

If you don’t complete your accessibility compliance report, you could face enforcement which can include financial penalties. Read more.


Welcome New Chamber Members

Rodan+Fields Peterborough
traceytownsend.myrandf.com/ca, 705-917-3909

Rodan+Fields is redefining the future of anti-aging skincare. Founded by Dr. Katie Rodan and Dr. Kathy Fields, world-renowned dermatologists, we are the #1 premium skincare brand in the US and Canada built on a legacy of innovative dermatology-inspired skincare products backed by clinical results. We offer multi-med regimens based on your skin concerns such as fine lines and wrinkles, sun damage, blemishes and sensitive skin.

Rogers’ Professional Painting, Lakefield
705-654-9981, rogersm56@hotmail.com

Throughout Lakefield, Peterborough, and the Kawartha Lakes region, Rogers’ Professional Painting will increase the value and restore the beauty of your home, cottage, or office, providing experienced, quality workmanship. Residential & Commercial, Interior & Exterior. Call for your free estimate today.


Christmas Bazaar at Regency of Lakefield – November 18th

Visit Regency Retirement Lakefield, 91 Concession Street, on Saturday, November 18th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a Christmas Bazaar.

Enjoy quality handmade gifts, crafts, beauty products, bake sale, and tea room.


Lakefield Santa Claus Parade – November 19th


The Lakefield & District Lions Club’s annual Lakefield Santa Claus Parade is taking place on Sunday, November 19th beginning at 1 p.m. Float registration is at the Lakefield Legion from noon to 12:45 p.m.

Food items will be collected for the Lakefield Food Bank along the parade route. The Lakefield Lioness Lions will also be collecting toys for the toy drive.

Santa Claus Parades are also taking place in Apsley and Warsaw on November 25th.


Lakefield Christmas in the Village Holiday House Tour – November 18th and 19th

Holiday House tour

The Lakefield Christmas in the Village Holiday House Tour is taking place this weekend, November 18th and 19th.

Gala Night is on Friday, November 17th, for your chance to view all the houses before anyone else, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Finish at the Burliegh Falls house for live music, wonderful food and drink, and Christmas conviviality until 9:30 p.m.

On Saturday and Sunday, tour homes and a church, decorated for the Christmas season by a team of volunteer decorator and designers. This annual fundraiser supports Lakefield Youth Unlimited, Community Care Lakefield, and LU Capital Fund.

Tickets are available at eventbrite.ca. Ticket holders also receive special offers from the Lakefield Village Merchants. Visit facebook.com/CITVlakefield for more details.


Upcoming Events

  • Classy Chassis – A Very Classy Christmas Party – November 18th
  • Christmas at the Marshland Centre – November 18th & 19th
  • Christmas Craft Sale, Curve Lake Community Centre – November 19th
  • Santa and His Reindeer at Village Dental – November 24th
  • Buckhorn Holiday Home Tour – November 26th


For more information about the businesses and events listed above, please visit the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism website at kawarthachamber.ca.

All photos supplied by Kawartha Chamber of Commerce except where noted.