Digital Transformation Grant Program – Apply Today!

It was announced today that more than 1,000 Ontario small main street businesses have started the qualification process for a Digital Transformation Grant. Through the recently announced Digital Transformation Grant Program, there are 2,000 Digital Transformation Grants of $2,500 being awarded until March 2020 to qualifying main street small businesses to help them invest in digital technologies and training to compete and grow. Eligible Costs Digital Marketing Hiring a consultant/agency/person to execute Digital Marketing initiatives Website Redesign, Improvement of existing website Development of new website Software Graphic design software Productivity Software (LastPass, Hootsuite, Dropbox, etc.) Social Media Software (Hootsuite, Buffer,
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Canada Summer Jobs Program – FUNDING

DEADLINE: JANUARY 25, 2019 Canada Summer Jobs is an initiative of the Youth Employment Strategy, which is the Government of Canada’s commitment to helping young people between the ages of 15 and 30, particularly those facing barriers to employment, get the information and gain the skills, work experience and abilities they need to transition successfully into the labour market. The program provides wage subsidies to employers from not-for-profit organizations, the public sector, and private sector organizations with 50 or fewer full-time employees, to create quality summer work experiences for young people aged 15 to 30 years. In delivering on these
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2018 Annual General Meeting

JANUARY 14, 20195 – 9 PMCARLETON PLACE CANOE CLUB179 JOHN STREET Join Us!FOR OUR YEARLY REVIEW, 2019 BUDGET PRESENTATION & 2019 BOARD OF DIRECTOR ELECTIONS  Appetizer:Cream of Wild Mushroom Soup with herb emulsion and chantilly Main:Roasted Beef Striploin with scalloped potatoes, vegetables and demi-glace Veggie Option (please order in advance): Roasted Vegetable Tian with melted Gruyere and Emmental Cheeses Dessert:Chocolate Mousse CakeSelf Serve Coffee & Tea Station $40/person Catering by 2018 ANNUAL GENERALMEETING AGENDA5 – 6 pmBIA Member RegistrationPassed Canapes and Cash Bar 6 -7 pmPlated Dinner, catered by theBlack Tartan Kitchen 7 – 9 pm2018 Annual General Meeting2019 Budget Presentation2019 Board
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World Reflexology Week

Darlington Acupuncture and Massage Therapy Local Reflexologist Sandy Pitre will be in our clinic on Thursday September 27th from 11-7 pm to help celebrate WORLD REFLEXOLOGY WEEK. For those who are unfamiliar with reflexology, it is defined as a scientific art Based on the premise that there are reflex areas in the feet and hands which correspond to all the body parts. The physical act of applying specific pressure using thumb, finger and hand techniques result in stress reduction which causes a physiological change in the body. Please call us if you would like to book an appointment 613-253-3456
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September BIA Board Meeting

The next Downtown Carleton Place BIA Board of Directors meeting will be on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at 6:30 pm. at Carambeck Community Centre, 351 Bridge Street.   Please note: Those wishing to address the board should submit a request at least 1 week before the board meeting. Please keep in mind that permission to speak at a specific meeting is subject to agenda planning. Requests may need to be delayed until the next board meeting
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Farm to Fork Dinner and Dance

Saturday, September 8, 2018 Market Square, Carleton Place (corner of Lake Ave and Beckwith St.) This event was sold out last year, so don’t hesitate in getting your tickets for Farm to Fork Benefit Dinner & Dance for Lanark County Interval House! Ticket: $40 per person Social Hour: 5 pm, Dinner: 6 pm, Dance: 7:30 pm Entertainment by Starfire Get tickets at: The Granary, 107 Bridge St. Nancy’s Impression, 147 Bridge St. or call Debbie 613-257-4748    
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Smoke Effex Grand Opening Week!

Smoke Effex Family invites you to our official Grand Opening! We offer lots of products, variety in designs/brand names and deals all weekend long! Hemp products, grinders, glass pipes and more! Come check us out at 154 Bridge St. July 13-15th! Smoke Effex! The one stop smoke shop!
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Wine’d Around Downtown Carleton Place

Saturday, May 26, 2018, from 1:00 – 5:00 pm Your T-Shirt ($25) is your ticket to this fun event and is now available at The Thirsty Moose, and the Chamber of Commerce open 7 days a week.   Please remember, you must wear or carry your event T-Shirt (logo visible) in order to participate. Included in the event passport is a voucher for one free appetizer. Anyone wearing a Wine’d Around Downtown T-shirt is entitled to purchase wine samples and appetizers at each of the participating venues for just $3 each. This annual wine and food tasting extravaganza is a
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Celebrating 100 Years in Business!

Canadian Cooperative Wool Growers is celebrating 100 Years of excellence. What do you say about that? Well, you yell it from the rooftops, that’s what, and that is what we intend to do this summer at Lambs Down Park Festival 2018! The Canadian Cooperative Wool Growers grades and markets approximately 3 million pounds of raw wool each year; most of this coming from Quebec, Ontario, and Alberta. Each of the three general classes of wool (fine, medium and coarse) are sold wherever the best price is available, China is a major buyer. Source: https://wool.ca/page/about-us. Please congratulate them on their vibrant
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