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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Annual Bunny Run

People First is excited to be once again hosting the Annual Bunny Run in Downtown Carleton Place. Where should you meet the Easter Bunny? You can meet the Easter Bunny along with Deputy Mayor Jerry Flynn who will kick off the event at the Moore House located at 170 Bridge Street across from the Town Hall When does it start ? The Easter Bunny Run begins at 11 am and ends at 3 pm and it is a rain or shine event. Will there be a photographer ? There is no professional photographer onsite but the public is encouraged to
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