June Monthly Board Meeting *cancelled*

Update June 14 th  Unfortunately our meeting is cancelled due to not having quorum. Thank you for letting know about your schedules, it is very much appreciated. I have called Carambeck, cancelled the food catering, and will update our website. I think an email to our membership is needed as well. I will see all of you Wednesday June 21, 6:00 pm for our super training. Thank you, Kate.  The next monthly meeting of the Downtown Carleton Place Board of Directors will be held: Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at 6:30 pm at Carambeck Community Centre (Library room) Draft Agenda Please note: Anyone wishing
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Who is Open Thursday Nights??

Many Downtown Businesses are Open on Thursday Night for your Convenience. Including: Apple Cheeks As Good As New Black Tartan Kitchen Bonanza Kidz Bud’s Taxi C.P. Express Canadian Co-operative Woolgrowers Canadian Tire Gas Bar Capitol Optical Carleton Auto Parts Carleton Place Chiropractic Carleton Place Drug Mart Carleton Place Winery Chesswood Restaurant County Cab Dionysos Dollar Tree The Eating Place Freshco The Good Companion The Granary The New Queens and Kings Kitchen The Owl Cafe Heritage Optometric Clinic The Hing Wah Restaurant House of Fong Restaurant Lakeside Mediterranean Little Loves Co. Milano Pizzeria Natural Pet Foods Pet Food Pizza Pizza RBC
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Downtown Carleton Place Easter Basket Draw

WIN in the Downtown Carleton Place Easter Basket Draw! A-tisket, a-tasket a green and yellow basket, Downtown Carleton Place is ready to swing into spring. You could WIN a large Easter basket filled with great items and gift certificates from Downtown businesses. IT IS WORTH OVER $800!!! Starting April 2nd, any purchase, at a participating Downtown Carleton Place business, over $10 gets you a ballot in the draw. The draw will take place Thursday, April 20, 2017. Shoppers will get a ballot for every $10 spent. We would like to thank these participating businesses… Apple Cheeks Consignment Carleton Place &
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St. Patrick’s Day in Downtown Carleton Place

For all of the Irish Canadians and Canadians who wish they were Irish on St. Paddy’s Day. Downtown Carleton Place has it all going on for St. Patrick’s Day! This year St. Patrick’s Day falls on Friday, March 17th. Choose from one of these amazing venues to hang your hat for the celebrations – enjoy a great Irish-themed meal, or perhaps make a St. Paddy’s Day crawl of it! No cars required and Bud’s Taxi is just a call away!   Black Tartan Kitchen 3 Course Table D’Hote 1st Course Guinness, Potato & Caramelized Onion Soup with Smoked Bacon Chantilly
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General Meeting: Budget Review

Wednesday March 1, 2017 Carleton Place Arena, 75 Neelin Street Bob Rintoul Hall – Small Hall 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm (6:30 pm registration) Light refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP by February 27, 2017 Email to info@downtowncarletonplace.com
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Valentine’s Day in Downtown Carleton Place

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! What are you doing with that special someone in your life that day?   Do you go out for a romantic dinner? Do you stop for a drink and a late night munchies to cap your evening off? Will you bring your loved one flowers, chocolates or another heartfelt gift? However you plan to spend the day, Downtown Carleton Place can help. There is a variety of great dining options for your special evening – from pub fare to fine dining – or the food (and drink) stores that can help you get
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Santa Claus Parade Award Winners for 2016

Here are the 2016 Santa Claus Parade Winners!! Best Commercial: Capital Mortgages Best Small Business: This n That Creations Best Non Profit: Mixed Slo Pitch Best Use of Theme: 1st- Beckwith Fire, 2nd- B2 Kings , 3rd- B1 Kings Best Walking: 1st- CP Guiding, 2nd- CP Scouts, 3rd- Rosemary Breman School of Dance AND FINALLY: Best Overall: Hollywood Fit Congrats to all of our winners and thank you to all those who put so much effort into your floats. This was NOT an easy decision for our judges.    
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Win your Wish List Contest in Downtown Carleton Place

Christmas wishes do come true! Post a picture from your Downtown Wish List on social media, including the hashtag #DowntownCPWishList and the name of the store. Enter for a chance to win $100 in BIA Bucks* to make your purchase. “Win what you wish for this Christmas” Instructions for participants/shoppers Christmas wishes do come true. Visit any of the businesses of Downtown Carleton Place and take a photo of something that you would like for Christmas. Post you photo on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter and include the hashtag #DowntownCPWishList and the name of the store, for a chance to win
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Façade and Building Design Work with Main Street Canada®

Jim Mountain, Director of Regeneration Projects, from National Trust for Canada, spoke to the Downtown Carleton Place Board of Directors and attendees at the September monthly board meeting last Wednesday night  at Carambeck Community Centre. Invited and introduced by Downtown Carleton Place Director, Rob Probert, Mountain spoke about the projects in the National Capital Area including the organization’s Main Street Canada® program that Downtown Carleton Place is participating in. The National Trust for Canada has and does work all across Canada in assisting historical improvements in the modern business environment. Their efforts create value and a pathway for any business district. Reversing the long term effects
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Calling Local Event Planners!

The Downtown Carleton Place (BIA) is looking to work with independent event planners on a variety of existing and new events. Event planning and execution will be done on a contract basis. Contracts will be awarded for each event based on proposals submitted by planners. Interested? Contact events@downtowncarletonplace.com to let us know and let’s start the conversation.
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