Forging the way forward: How entrepreneurs are adapting to the pandemic

Forging the way forward: How entrepreneurs are adapting to the pandemic October 19 – 2:00 PM EDT
An event hosted by Michael Denham, BDC President and CEO, where he interacts with and shares actual case studies of business owners who have managed well during the pandemic.
Special guests include:
Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade
Joanna Griffiths, Founder and CEO of Knixwear
Sami Hayek, Founder and CEO of Pitbull Energy Services

Small Business, too Big to ignore.

Join us on Thursday, October 15 from 12:00pm - 1:30pm for the launch of the report “Small and Medium Size Employers (SMEs): Skills Gaps and Future Skills”, a Skills Next project and a collaboration between the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, Diversity Institute, Public Policy Forum, Future Skills Centre, followed by an exciting panel conversation to deep dive on some of these critical issues facing small business. Skills Next is funded by the Government of Canada’s Future Skills Program.

Upcoming Online Auction- Oct 29-Nov 2nd 2020

The Little Black Dress Event has been a trademark of North Grenville Chamber for over four years and draws support from incredible sponsors, businesses and guests. This year would have been our 5th year hosting the Little Black Dress event, so we are heartbroken to have to cancel this year. We look forward to having an even better event in 2021! Please save the date for next year, October 15th, 2021.

Navigating Your Business Through COVID-19: A Chat with CRA and Grenville CFDC

Join this interactive webinar with the Canada Revenue Agency for self-employed, small businesses and non-profit organizations on Canada's COVID-19 Economic Response Plan covering topics such as:
Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)
Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)
Temporary 10% Wage Subsidy
Heather Lawless from Grenville Community Futures Development Corporation will discuss the Regional Relief Recovery Fund, a new $40,000 loan available for businesses. All businesses welcome. Hosted by North Grenville Economic Development.

Get Cronk'd Physical Distancing Fun

Introducing the Get Cronk'd Fitness Studio Physical Distancing Fun Walk/Run!
It will be a wonderful opportunity for all of us to COME TOGETHER BUT STAY APART as a community in the pursuit of fun, fresh air, exercise, community spirit and healthy living.
WHAT ARE WE TALKING ABOUT: A fun run/walk for everybody. Three categories of 4 week cumulative distance challenges to choose from; Gold Level = 60 km plus; Silver = 40 km plus; Bronze = 20 km plus. You pick your level upon registration.

Greenfield Global's Johnstown siteis a trailblazer in fighting pandemic

Local Business and COVID-19
Greenfield Global's Johnstown siteis a trailblazer in fighting pandemic
JOHNSTOWN - Greenfield Global Inc.'s Johnstown facility is joining the fight against COVID-19 with production of hand sanitizer-grade alcohol for cross-country distribution.
"Our Johnstown plant is the first plant in Canada to receive approval from Health Canada to produce Technical Grade alcohol. We believe we have the first such approval in North America," Plant Manager Brendan Bland said today.