What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – December 13, 2017

Featuring Lakefield Hop in January, Chamber board nominations and volunteer committees, EODP information session, The Nutty Bean, and more

The Nutty Bean Cafe in Lakefield is celebrating 12 Days of Christmas beginning December 13th and running until December 24th. Enjoy a different holiday treat or initiative each day. On December 14th, receive a free coffee with donation to the toy drive and, on December 15th, all tips will be donated to a local charity.
The Nutty Bean Cafe in Lakefield is celebrating 12 Days of Christmas beginning December 13th and running until December 24th. Enjoy a different holiday treat or initiative each day. On December 14th, receive a free coffee with donation to the toy drive and, on December 15th, all tips will be donated to a local charity.

December Business After Hours and Christmas Drop In – December 13

The final Business After Hours of 2017 is being held in conjunction with Kawartha Lakes Construction’s annual Christmas Drop In today (December 13).

Join other Chamber members at KLC’s location at 3359 Lakefield Road. Contributions to the Lakefield Lioness toy drive, and Lakefield Food Bank are welcomed.

Register here.

 

Save the Date: January BAH Lakefield Hop

Salon Sorella & Day Spa is one of the Lakefield businesses participating in the Business After Hours Lakefield Hop on January 23. (Photo: Salon Sorella & Day Spa)
Salon Sorella & Day Spa is one of the Lakefield businesses participating in the Business After Hours Lakefield Hop on January 23. (Photo: Salon Sorella & Day Spa)
New year, new you! Register for the January Business After Hours, Lakefield Hop. Join the Chamber for a visit to Lakefield businesses on Tuesday, January 23rd from 5 to 7 p.m.

Participating businesses include Salon Sorella & Day Spa, Robyn’s Nest Photography & Beauty, and Cuddles for Cancer. Most details to come.

Register now.

 

Join a Chamber Committee or the Board of Directors

Join the Chamber's board of directors or volunteer for a committee.
Join the Chamber’s board of directors or volunteer for a committee.

The Kawartha Chamber relies on the expertise and dedication of volunteers that make up its various committees and Board of Directors.

Chamber Committees

Join a committee to support your Chamber, the business community, and enhance your professional development. Committees include Finance, Human Resources/Governance, Marketing, Membership & Programs, Awards Gala, Nominating, and Public Policy. Complete the Volunteer Form here.

Board of Directors

The Chamber’s Nominating Committee is also seeking nominations from Members to let their name stand for election to the Board of Directors for 2018/19. Positions are for a two-year term. All positions are confirmed annually by the membership present at the Annual General Meeting in February. Chamber members in good standing (annual dues and other purchases are paid) are eligible to submit their name, or a current employee who would represent that member.

The Nominating Committee wishes to have representation from a broad cross section of the Chamber’s membership so do not hesitate to confirm your interest. Download the application form. The deadline for applications is Monday, January 8th, 2018 at noon.

For more information, contact Garry Douglas at 705-656-3757 or Chamber Staff at 705-652-6963.

 

Peterborough County Sign By-Law – Public Comment Period Extended

Peterborough County Council has extended the public consultation period for review of the Sign By-Law 2007-55 and are seeking input into the new sign by-law for the County.

Please direct written submissions to pwinfo@ptbocounty.ca or via regular mail to: Bush Country Sign Consultation, County of Peterborough, County Court House, 470 Water Street, Peterborough, ON, K9H 3M3. Submissions are due by Friday, January 5, 2018, at 2 p.m.

The Chamber would like to hear from any businesses impacted by the proposed change to the County Sign By-Law. Please send your thoughts to generalmanager@kawarthachamber.ca.

 

Welcome New Chamber Member – Thirteen Moons

Thirteen Moons
499 6th Line Road, Norwood, www.thirteenmoons.ca, 705-652-9329

Retreat space, events, products, and services for women ready to make their self-care a priority and small groups seeking unique venue for gatherings.

 

The Nutty Bean Celebrates 12 Days of Christmas

 The Nutty Bean Cafe will be offering shortbread cookies on Tuesday, December 19th as part of their  12 Days of Christmas promotion. (Photo: Nutty Bean Cafe)

The Nutty Bean Cafe will be offering shortbread cookies on Tuesday, December 19th as part of their 12 Days of Christmas promotion. (Photo: Nutty Bean Cafe)

The Nutty Bean Cafe (33 Queen St., Lakefield, 705-652-9721) is celebrating 12 Days of Christmas beginning December 13th and running until December 24th.

Enjoy a different holiday treat or initiative each day. On December 14th, receive a free coffee with donation to the toy drive and, on December 15th, all tips will be donated to a local charity.

Learn more on Facebook.

 

EODP Information Session at Community Futures Ptbo

Community Futures Peterborough is hosting an Eastern Ontario Development Program Information Session at their office at 351 Charlotte Street in Peterborough.

Sessions are taking place at 12 p.m. on Friday, December 15th and Friday, January 12th. Workshops are free but spaces are limited. Sign up.

 

Economic Development Survey for Residents & Business Owners

The Township of Selwyn is on a mission to ensure local businesses thrive to increase employment opportunities and wants to hear what you have to say about the local economy.

As a thank you, each person who completes the survey before December 15th will be entered to win a $250 gift card to be used at a Selwyn business. Click here to take the survey.

 

Upcoming Events

  • Camp Kawartha Annual General Meeting – December 19th

 

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.

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