Kawartha Lakes Ecosystem Network (KLEN) and the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) present The 2021 Small Business Summit taking place virtually and featuring a keynote address, local business panel, and dedicated networking time.
A 20-year nursing veteran, Crystal Connell, has recently expanded into private practice and opened her own medical cosmetic business – The Beauty Lab Medical Cosmetics.
A new frozen yogurt truck parked in downtown Kinmount has been offering up cool treats to locals and tourists all summer.
‘You can’t live on minimum wage in Lindsay anymore’
One of Lindsay’s premier dining spots, Hobart’s Steakhouse, is closed until the fall — despite restaurants getting the green light to open from the province. That’s because they can’t find enough people to make the food.
Thanks to a grant from the City of Kawartha Lakes, the Lindsay + District Chamber of Commerce was able to hire two tourism ambassadors this summer.
According to Leaha Denney’s website, she’s never met a cookie she didn’t like. She certainly went into the right business then, opening A Dash of Denney in April of this year. The business is a home bakery in Lindsay that specializes in cookie decorating kits. “I began to bake seriously in January,” Denney says.
A business voice for social and environmental change
If Julia Taylor had her way, one of the best-loved stores in Fenelon Falls would simply be called “Jars.” After all, getting so many people to give up their plastic habit in favour of reusable glass jars is one of her favourite accomplishments since she took over as owner of Country Cupboard in early 2018.