CDC Year In Review – Celebrating 30 Years!

November 18, 2014 – November 18, 2014 30 Peter St. S. Map and Directions | Register Description: Please join us! We are celebrating 30 years of helping businesses succeed in our community! A light breakfast will be provided. Join us to learn about: CDC Accomplishments and Goals Hear from our clients Meet our Board of…

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Orillia Area CDC Hires New Client Services Officer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Orillia Area CDC Hires New Client Services Officer Orillia Ontario, October 27, 2014 – The Orillia Area Community Development Corp. (CDC) is pleased to announce the selection of Brendan Mulholland as the new Client Services Officer of the CDC. Having started, owned and operated two highly successful businesses in the UK, Brendan…

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GRANT APPLICATIONS Available! Community Capacity Building Fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, September 15th 2014 Grants Applications Available from the CDC The Orillia Area Community Development Corp. (CDC) is now accepting grant applications for the Community Capacity Building Fund (CCBF). The CDC has $20,000 to invest in projects and would like to maximize impact by funding a variety of projects in both for-profit…

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Achieving Success at Tradeshows Workshop

August 29, 2014, Orillia, ON – Small businesses looking to learn how to prepare for and exhibit at trade and consumer shows are invited to sign up for a free training opportunity scheduled for September 9th. ‘Achieving Success at Trade Shows’ is a unique seminar hosted by the Orillia Area Community Development Corporation (CDC) and…

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CDC Loan Fund to Support New Doctors

Orillia, ON July 31, 2014 -The Orillia Area Community Development Corp. (CDC) is pleased to announce the launch of a new program that will provide newly recruited physicians with access to business start up coaching and financing to assist them with setting up their medical practice in our local communities of Orillia, Oro-Medonte, Severn, Ramara…

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Working together to help young people gain work experience

Orillia, Ontario, July 21, 2014 – Ontario’s Youth Employment Fund is helping local young people find jobs, get training, and gain valuable work experience. Here in the Orillia area, the CDC has been working with Northern Lights Employment Centre and the Georgian College Career Centre to ensure that local employers know about the fund and…

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CDC helps businesses succeed

Orillia Packet & Times, Progress Edition 2014 – The Orillia Area Community Development Corp. (CDC) offers much-needed financing and equally critical training and resources in an effort to help local businesses succeed. Providing business loans is a “very important part of what we do,” said Wendy Timpano, the CDC’s general manager. “We work closely with…

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CDC Provides Business Training

Orillia Today, Progress Edition 2014 – The Orillia Area Community Development Corp. (CDC) wants local businesses to succeed. And the federally-funded organization is doing something about it. Relying on input from the recent business retention and expansion survey and extensive feedback from its broad range of clients, the CDC has developed a comprehensive professional development…

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Community Capacity Building Fund Opens Doors

January 31, 2014, Orillia, ON – There is a lot of talk these days about how hard it is for young adults to find jobs. Many are considering self employment for the first time and looking for ways to creatively monetize their unique skill set and passion. Tyler Knight, owner of District Media & Design…

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