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Business Plan

April 11, 2019
Hollie Peterson

What is a business plan? What is it good for? And how do I make one?

3 Google Tools for Your Business

March 25, 2019
Hollie Peterson

Google’s mission statement is to “organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.” And with 65.5% of the search engine market share, if your customers are looking for you, chances are many are using Google to do it. They offer a number of free tools that can help you optimize your visibility online and increase your success in the SEO world. Let’s have a look at 3 free google tools you may want to explore:

 

Google My Business

Inspiring Business Possibilities in L&A County

March 5, 2019
Hollie Peterson

I wanted to write about the benefits of having a small business in L&A but sometimes it’s hard to write down things that seem obvious. Some of the benefits are practical: It’s cheaper. Start up costs are more manageable. It’s easier to make a big splash and stand out in a smaller community. The bricks and mortar are part of it. But when I take a step back and really analyze the benefits of having your business in a smaller community, like Lennox & Addington, you really start to realize the perks. We have a beautiful place with a wonderful mix of old and new.

Funding available for L&A County Manufacturers through the Yves Landry Foundation

November 21, 2018
Rob Plumley

The Yves Landry Foundation is making available up to $100,000 per company in the form of a grant to foster training that will lead to advancements in innovation within the manufacturing sector in Southern Ontario.

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Specific funding will be provided for two major objectives:

Funding available for L&A County Manufacturers through the Yves Landry Foundation

November 21, 2018
Rob Plumley

The Yves Landry Foundation is making available up to $100,000 per company in the form of a grant to foster training that will lead to advancements in innovation within the manufacturing sector in Southern Ontario.

View Application

Click here


Specific funding will be provided for two major objectives:

Fair Finance Fund

October 18, 2018
Rob Plumley

Are you the owner, organizer, visionary of a small flock chicken business? Incubator farm? Local pizza and brewery? Community cannery? Co-operative abattoir? All the dreams of new local food and farm social enterprises just got closer to reality.

Tourism stakeholders are invited to IGNITE info session on November 6th

October 15, 2018
Rob Plumley

Please note that this event has been postponed to a later date.


Tourism stakeholders in Lennox & Addington are invited to learn about an exciting opportunity designed to create and enhance experiences that can inspire visitor travel.

An IGNITE Information Session takes place at the Lennox & Addington County Museum & Archives, 97 Thomas Street East, Napanee on Tuesday, November 6th at 1:30pm.

L&A County Business Calderwood Automation Services Ltd. named a Critical Power EcoXpert

October 1, 2018
Rob Plumley

Lennox & Addington County business Calderwood Automation Services Ltd. has been named a Critical Power EcoXpert™ partner of Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation. Calderwood Automation was trained by Schneider Electric to leverage the latest in IoT-enabled technology to deliver improved power availability, safety and operational efficiency to their customers. 

Lennox and Addington Wins Two National Economic Development Awards

September 17, 2018
Stephen

Lennox and Addington County Economic Development returned from the Economic Development Association of Canada Conference (Fredericton, NB) with two national marketing awards.  Each year the Economic Development Association of Canada hosts the Marketing Canada Awards.  The awards are presented to acknowledge communities across Canada who have succeeded in their marketing efforts and to highlight up-and-coming best practices in the economic development profession.

PARO Peer Lending Circles

September 7, 2018
Lindsey

By joining or starting a Circle, you may be eligible for a small business grant/loan through PARO Peer Lending Circle Program.

Grants/Loans range from $550 - $5000

Increases women's access to:

  • Grants and Loans
  • Training
  • Business Plan Development
  • Networking, Peer Support, Mentoring and Encouragement
  • Opportunity to access/share business knowledge

 

Join us at one of the following sessions: