ProActive Athletic Therapy is a pro-active approach to athletic therapy

Athletic Therapy is for Everyone Carleton Place is home to Lanark County’s only athletic therapy clinic. Operating since the fall of 2013 in the Heritage Mall at 130 Lansdowne Ave., Unit 9, ProActive Athletic Therapy is a dream come true for its founder and owner Valerie Beaulieu. “I had been practising as a Certified Athletic Therapist in Carleton Place for five years,” she shares. “It had been a lifelong dream of mine to open my own athletic therapy clinic so when the perfect location came up, I just made the jump.” Certified Athletic Therapists specialize in the prevention, assessment and
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Apple Cheeks ‘write’ at home in former newspaper office location!

Consignment shop expanding its selection of new product items For many years, 53 Bridge St. was home to the Carleton Place Canadian newspaper. Now Apple Cheeks is writing its own business story at this familiar location. In the summer of 2012, Krista Lee relocated the consignment store here. Having owned the business since 2000 and in need of more space, she decided to move up street to this site when approached by some members of St. John’s Masonic Lodge No. 63, which own the building, about the premises being available. While Krista acknowledges it was a “scary” decision at the
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A Healthy Business Move: The Granary – Bulk and Natural Foods Store Expands downtown Location

Dena Comley liked shopping at The Granary – Bulk and Natural Foods so much that she decided to purchase the business from then owners Keith and Leslie Rouble in 2009. A new mom at the time and wanting to be closer to home, Dena felt getting involved in the natural health industry was a good fit with her professional background as an environmental engineer and being an environmentalist. “I am very community minded,” she says. “This was a good way to put me in the middle of things. It was nice to live and work in the same place.” Dena
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Give your Business a Social Media Boost!

  Does your business need boost you social media presence and you don’t know where to begin?   The Carleton Place BIA has teamed up with Crummy Media Solutions to offer 10 BIA businesses a FREE opportunity for a private, social media consultation. How do you become one of the 10 businesses who will receive this FREE opportunity? Submit the following information to the BIA office by Wednesday June 10th at noon and 10 businesses will be selected from a random draw. Business name: Contact name: Phone number: Website address: Email address: Social Media contact:   In order to better asses
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Carleton Place’s very own Athletic Therapists head to the Pan Am and Parapan Am Games

Owner of ProActive Athletic Therapy – Valerie Beaulieu, CAT(C)- and colleague – Paige Martin CAT(C)- are both thrilled and very honored to have been chosen to work alongside world-class athletes at the Pan Am and Parapan Am Games in Toronto this summer. These games will have close to 7,000 athletes participating from North, Central and South America, as well as the Caribbean. Both Valerie and Paige obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science and Applied Health Science respectively and are Certified Athletic Therapists. Over the last few years, Valerie had great opportunities working as part of the core medical team
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Celebrate the Pan Am Games Torch Relay going through Carleton Place

Bridge Street Store-Front Decorating Contest Attention Bridge Street Businesses/Organizations: For those of you who may not yet know, Carleton Place was chosen as one of the 130 communities that the Pan Am Games Torch Relay will be travelling through on its way from Mexico to Toronto this summer. On Thursday, July 2nd the Pan Am Games Torch Run will be travelling through Carleton Place at approximately 11:00 a.m. This is an incredible opportunity for Carleton Place and we want to spread the word to get our residents excited about this potentially once in a lifetime event. We are encouraging businesses
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