March 10, 2021
COVID-19 UPDATES & RESOURCES
ONTARIO COVID-19 RESPONSE FRAMEWORK
Effective Monday, March 8, 2021, Simcoe Muskoka returned to the Red-Control level classification in Ontario's COVID-19 Response Framework.

Please refer to the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit website for guidance documents for businesses

Read Dr. Gardner's most recent letter dated March 6, 2021
LAKE OF BAYS BUSINESS ASSISTANCE

The Township continues to update business support programs and resources on our website as they are announced. Need help navigating the various programs and resources available?

Contact: Leanne Fetterley, Interim Economic Development Coordinator, lfetterley@lakeofbays.on.ca, 705-635-2272 ext. 235
MARKETING SUPPORT FOR YOUR BUSINESS
LAKE OF BAYS PASSPORT TO SPRING

We are developing a shop local campaign to run from March 19 to May 21, 2021. The virtual passport program will encourage residents to explore Lake of Bays by learning about, and supporting, our local business community. Participants that complete items on the passport will be entered into a draw for a chance to win a gift certificate to a business of their choice in Lake of Bays. 1st prize: $250; 2nd prize: $100; 3rd prize: $50.
Would you like to be featured in this campaign?

Please email me if your business fits any of the following criteria (or if you know of other applicable businesses in Lake of Bays). Let's help to promote each other!

Your business is currently open for in-person or curb-side/take-out shopping or dining

Your website has e-commerce (online shopping)

You are able to sell gift cards online or over the phone

Contact: Leanne Fetterley, lfetterley@lakeofbays.on.ca
BUSINESS SPOTLIGHTS
The Business Spotlight series is a free and creative way to promote your business! Spotlights are featured on the Township’s Public Notice Board (Muskoka Region/Huntsville Forester Newspaper), municipal website, social media, and the Economic Development e-Newsletter. Check out past editions of the Business Spotlight on our website.

Do you want your business to be featured? Contact Leanne to book your spotlight now!
Please feel free to share this information with anyone who may be interested.

Kind regards,

Leanne Fetterley

TOWNSHIP OF LAKE OF BAYS | Economic Development
Tel: 705-635-2272 ext.235 | Email Leanne