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.
Lennox & Addington County is a rapidly emerging destination for lovers of locally produced beer, cider, wine and spirits. The Ontario craft beverage scene is immense, and only getting bigger. Each year, local breweries, wine estates and distilleries attract scores of travellers looking to explore Ontario’s blooming bounty of craft bevies.
Greetings intrepid travellers! Welcome to the second portion of our final summer experience blog with Naturally L&A!
If you missed the first chapter of our Bon Echo feature, we encourage you to go check out! From hiking to scenic boat tours and coming face to face with the awe-inspiring legend and history surrounding Mazinaw Rock - it was the perfect kickoff to one of our most unforgettable adventures to date.
There are many attractions that draw visitors to Lennox and Addington County but one, often overlooked attribute is the abundance of live music being performed in numerous locations within the area. These will often feature national and international touring acts and can provide some amazing unexpected and rewarding experiences.
If you're looking for full weekends of live music experiences, Lennox and Addington has several wonderful options to explore.
For the final chapter in our summer series with Naturally L&A, Heidi and I set our sights to the northern portion of the county for a highly anticipated escape to The Addington Highlands. There, we would spend three days exploring the splendid scenery of Bon Echo Provincial Park. From hiking, kayaking and scenic boat tours to delicious local food and beyond - get ready for our biggest Lennox & Addington adventure yet!
Tuesday Night at the Museum in Napanee kicks off its fall schedule with a telling of the region’s tourism past. On September 18th at 7pm, you're invited to an interesting evening of local history re-told at the first fall edition of Tuesday Night at the Museum in Napanee.
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
- Business Plan Development
- Networking, Peer Support, Mentoring and Encouragement
- Opportunity to access/share business knowledge
Join us at one of the following sessions:
Nestled in the heart of Eastern Ontario, the borders of Lennox & Addington County stretch from the shores of Lake Ontario to the rocky Canadian Shield. With close proximity to the cities of Belleville and Kingston, Lennox & Addington County has the second largest labour pool in Eastern Ontario providing direct access to over 300,000 people within a 30 minute drive.
Road cyclists are invited to enjoy a leisurely ride along some of the best roads in Ontario at the '2018 Discover L&A Ride'. This third annual event takes place along the roads of Lennox & Addington County on Saturday, September 22nd.
The Lennox & Addington Dark Sky Viewing Area proudly presents their final stargazing evenings of the 2018 season. Witness the ‘almost’ Autumn sky on Friday, September 14th & Saturday, September 15th from approximately 8:30 – 10pm (weather permitting).