Economic Development Updates

March 29, 2019
Municipal Business Directory
PROMOTING ARTISTS IN LAKE OF BAYS

Are you an artist working in Lake of Bays? Do you run a studio or gallery? You can promote your business on the Township website for FREE!

It’s easy…visit the business directory and click REGISTER or contact the Economic Development Coordinator for assistance. 
Tourism
TORONTO TO ALGONQUIN GREENWAY (TAG)

The TAG route is a series of hike/bike/paddle experiences between Toronto and Algonquin Park. This international greenway concept promotes "Slow Travel - Local Flavours", creating prosperity along the way. Want to learn more? Meet with Tag at their upcoming informative gathering.

When: Monday, April 15, 2019, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where: Wolf Den Nature Retreat, 4568 Hwy 60, Oxtongue Lake

RSVP: Pamela Marsales, TAG Coordinator at 705-4767 or pamela.marsales@gmail.com

For more details view the invitation.
COMMERCIAL AIR SERVICE

Porter Airlines will be flying to the Muskoka Airport with the introduction of 2019 summer service. Scheduled commercial air service will be offered twice a week from the end of June until the first week of September.

For more information view the media releases:
Awards
IMPACT AWARDS 2019 GALA

The Parry Sound Muskoka Community Network hosts the IMPACT Awards & Gala where 6 organizations will be awarded a $1000 prize for innovation and the Founders Circle Awards will be announced.

Two Lake of Bays businesses are finalists for the Founders Circle Awards - congratulations to Tooketree Passive Homes and Muskoka Honey Bee Products !

When: April 11, 2019, 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Where: JW Marriott - The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa, 1050 Paignton House Rd, Minett

Tickets: $100 online or $75 at Scotiabank branches

For more information visit the PMCN website.
Resources
VOLUNTEER MUSKOKA

Volunteer Muskoka is hosting a Food Handler Certification course in Hunstville on April 12.

The program will cover how to:
  • Emphasize food safety in a fast-paced, growing industry;
  • prevent food-borne illness;
  • protect the public and workers from harm;
  • apply safe procedures for receiving, storing, preparing and serving food; and
  • reduce common errors in handling potentially hazardous foods
When: Friday, April 12, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Where: Active Living Centre, First Floor (behind the Canada Summit Centre), Huntsville, ON

Fee: $10/person

Contact: To register contact Terri Tebby, Program Coordinator at 705-789-1751 ext. 2231 or terri.tebby@huntsville.ca

View the Food Handler Certification poster for more information.
Upcoming Events
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Kind regards,

Leanne Fetterley

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