Bridge St. Reconstruction Meeting #2

Bridge Street Reconstruction BIA Presentation: Wednesday, September 16th, 2020 There are two times to choose from. BIA Members are able to give feedback at 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. If that time is not suitable, please attend the public meeting at 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Location: Bob Rintoul Hall at the Neelin Street Community Centre, 75 Neelin Street. The new downtown renderings at the 60% phase can be found here. Feedback is due Wednesday, September 23rd.  COVID -19 Protocols are in place: The number of people in the Bob Rintoul Hall at one time will be controlled in accordance
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DIGITAL MAIN STREET 2.0

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Downtown Carleton Place Re-Launches Digital Main Street Service Squad Carleton Place BIA receives $13,500 Digital Main Street Grant to help main street businesses improve online presence. September 1, 2020:  Carleton Place, Ontario.  The Downtown Carleton Place BIA today announced that it has received a grant for $13,500 from Digital Main Street to again fund a Digital Service Squad to help small downtown businesses use digital technologies to adapt to a rapidly changing environment.  Funding for the grant is provided by the federal program FedDev Ontario. With COVID-19 having such an impact on the local economy,
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September BIA Board Meeting

We will continue to utilize ZOOM to conduct our monthly meetings. Our next meeting is Wednesday, September 9th at 6:30. For ZOOM information please email us: info@downtowncarletonplace.com If you would like to address the board directly, we can add you on an upcoming Board meeting agenda as follows: The agenda will allocate 15-20 minutes for your presentation and board discussion. As such, I recommend you choose your highest priority topic (or perhaps two) for your presentation Your agenda submission must be received (at info@downtowncarletonplace.com ) at least one week before the BIA Board meeting date (BIA Board meetings occur the
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BIA Member Resources: COVID-19

Online help, webinars, and ideas: Leeds, Grenville, and Lanark District Health Unit. : click here  Retail reopen guidelines: click here Safe Curbside Delivery: click here  Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF)  Canad’a COVID-19 Economic Response Links:  Frequently asked Ontario.ca question page: All the links you need in one spot. Need digital online support? https://digitalmainstreet.ca/tools/ Loans from Valley Heartland: Valley Heartland     
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Social Media Workshop – Wednesday, January 22nd 2020!

Social Media – confusing right? It can be overwhelming. Join social media expert Cathy James for this one-hour free workshop and gain the insights you need to further your brand’s online reach and convert followers into loyal fans. Cathy loves chatting business, so bring your best questions! Sign up here: https://mailchi.mp/0f3582c0a442/socialmediaworkshop This workshop has been made possible thanks to the Digital Main Street Service Squad program and is hosted by the Downtown Carleton Place BIA. The workshop will be held at the Carleton Place & Beckwith Heritage Museum.
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Downtown Carleton Place Annual General Meeting Notice

Join us Monday, January 13th as we recap our 2019 year and present the 2020 budget. This year we will be having a causal passed canapes reception & presentation in the fine dining room at the Grand Hotel. The cost to attend is $25.00/person. RSVP and payment must be sent before attending the AGM. Please RSVP to info@downtowncarletonplace.com 5:00 pm Meet and Greet 6:00 pm AGM Presentation  
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