The Ontario government has announced that they will move the province into Step One of its Roadmap to Reopen at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, June 11, 2021.
North Grenville Chamber of Commerce
Did you know that your local Chamber of Commerce has a health and dental benefit plans available for local businesses that belong to the Chamber? Learn more at this free webinar on May 27! Hosted by the North Grenville Chamber of Commerce, this webinar features O’Farrell Financial Group Broker, David Murray, who will be presenting on the advantages of the Chambers of Commerce Group Benefits Plan.
Join us on May 27 from 12-1 p.m. to learn about how the Chambers of Commerce Group Benefits Plan can work for your business.
KEMPTVILLE, ON, April 22, 2021
In response to the hardships faced by businesses as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, local outdoor furniture manufacturer, The Best Adirondack Chair Company (TBACC), has launched an initiative that will see them utilize their specialty of handcrafting Adirondack furniture to support small businesses throughout North Grenville.
Effective Thursday, January 14, 2021at 12:01 a.m., the government is issuing a stay-at-home order requiring everyone to remain at home with exceptions for essential purposes, such as going to the grocery store or pharmacy, accessing health care services, for exercise or for essential work. This order and other new and existing public health restrictions are aimed at limiting people's mobility and reducing the number of daily contacts with those outside an immediate household.
Digital Main Street Program Active in Leeds Grenville communities
Digital Service Squads working throughout Leeds Grenville have contacted over 450 businesses and are assisting many with their online needs.
According to the Business Development Bank of Canada, nearly 85% of Canadians were already buying online before the pandemic and 8 out of 10 Canadians who made an online purchase for the first time during the pandemic intend to continue shopping online after the crisis.
Google My Business Is Really, Really Important
Google My Business (GMB) is an essential marketing tool for any business with brick and mortar locations. Through GMB, you can update your business information on Google, appear on Google Maps, allow customers to make reservations at your location (and get directions and call your locations), and engage with existing and potential customers through your Google Reviews. How important is Google My Business?
Read more here
As Canadian businesses continue to navigate through the pandemic and the changes in consumer needs, one thing is for certain, the holidays will continue to be the busiest time of the year.
With COVID-19 potentially impacting foot traffic, it’s a good idea for businesses to approach the holiday season with a digital-first mindset. To help businesses plan and respond to this holiday season, we have included tips, resources, and upcoming webinars below.
Tip #1: Update Your Website Content & Google My Business Listing
Ronnie Quesnel has a technical support background and experience with a variety of tools and technologies. Helping small businesses grow digitally during a difficult time is something I look forward to and hope to achieve. Ronnie is a digital service squad member who helps main street businesses achieve digital transformation by assisting with onboarding and grant application procedures. He helps main street businesses grow by activating and implementing free, easy-to-use digital tools and technologies.
We are so excited to be partnered with Rideau Auctions located in Winchester as our fundraiser for the North Grenville Chamber of Commerce.
We want to thank the many businesses that made donations that will be auctioned off this Thursday, Oct 29th at 9:00 am
Click here to head on over and see the auction items. Our Chamber of Commerce items are scattered within the main online auction pages.
The second auction with the arrow is the one that our donations are located.
How to participate in the auction