Hiring: Carleton Place BIA Events/Office Assistant

The Carleton Place Business Improvement Association is looking for a flexible, talented, dynamic person to fill a summer student position. The BIA Event/Office Assistant will work 30 hours a week for 11 weeks beginning in June and ending in August 2015 The successful candidate will have been enrolled in school full time and must have registered in a full time education program for September 2015. The candidate must have excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills, and be a self-starter. The computer skills required will be a proficiency in Publisher, Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Photoshop and other related software packages.
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2015 BIA Annual General Meeting

Board of Management Invites BIA property owners, and merchants to join them for the  Annual BIA General Meeting.  Wednesday January 28, 2015 Registration 6:00 pm,  Election of 2015-2018 BIA Board,  Year in Review, Proposed Budget, will be presented following the dinner. Buffet Dinner 6:30 pm $10 BIA Members . Reservations for dinner and advance nominations for board members are required by January 21, 2015 noon. BIA Board Nomination forms  are available by emailing cmcormond@carletonplace.ca RSVP is essential to 257-8049  to attend this event. email by Friday January 21st at noon.   Not a  member of the BIA, but still want
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Valley Granite and Tile – NEW Expansion

Locating business in Carleton Place a good move for Valley Granite & Tile Recent expansion means showroom at 127 Bridge St. now triple its original size for enhanced customer experience “Service and quality you can count on!” are the cornerstones of Valley Granite & Tile, and owners Brad Occomore and his wife Lisa Logan-Occomore strive to give their customers the best service and selection possible. That’s why three and a half years after establishing their business in Carleton Place, the couple has undertaken a recent expansion of their showroom at 127 Bridge St.  to further enhance the customer experience. “We
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FREE Town Swim and Skate Sessions

Free Public Skating at the CP Arena from December 22nd to Jan 4th, www.carletonplace.ca for full details. Free swimming at the CP Pool from December 22nd to Jan 4th www.carletonplace.ca for full details.    
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Carleton Place BIA launches new website

The Carleton Place BIA is proud to announce the launch of their new improved website www.downtowncarletonplace.com, hosted by Paradime Design and IT Solutions. The website will be a tool for BIA Businesses professionals and the public to use. It will offer an updated listing of what is happening in around downtown, information on recruitment, town economics Business listings, upcoming events and more. You can get more information about the BIA members and the BIA in particular. A soft launch of the website occurred in November 2014, with the official launch happening today. The website was created by Paradime Design and
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Paradime Design and IT Solutions

“Let our award-winning team lead your business to even greater success. For two decades, we’ve developed effective marketing strategies for small businesses and organizations that capitalize on the latest in technology and social trends. That means building effective web sites and maximizing your on-line presence.” Visit Paradime at www.paradime.com or call: (613) 434-4343.
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Maskeraid Halloween Parade

The Maskeraid Parade Saturday October 25 at 7pm Register Your Float Now! The Carleton Place BIA would like to invite all the ghosts and witches “Downtown” on the Mississippi for the 8th Annual Maskeraid Halloween Parade. Residents, businesses and visitors are asked to parade for aid in the exclusive-to-Carleton Place event and bring non-perishable food items to support the Lanark County Food Bank. This one of a kind event is sure to be a BOOtiful night in Carleton Place. Dozens of ghoulish floats and costumed participants will be marching down Bridge Street on October 25, 2014. Beginning at 7pm, the
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10th Anniversary of the BIA Evening Santa Claus Parade

Let’s “Celebrate the Sparkle” at the 10th Anniversary of the BIA Evening Santa Claus Parade! IT’S TIME TO REGISTER YOUR FLOAT and get your business ready to take part in the BIA Evening Santa Claus Parade, with this year’s theme “Celebrate the Sparkle”. The parade will be a sight to behold, with thousands of holiday revelers lining the streets to take in the excitement, over one hundred floats and Santa Claus himself making his way down Bridge Street in downtown Carleton Place!
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