CDC Helps Get Company Off The Ground

RELEASED: May 8, 2015 James Foy loves to work with his hands and, even when he was busy with the demands of work, found time to dabble in landscaping. Recently, he decided to marry that passion with his long-held desire to start his own business. With financial help from the Orillia Area Community Development Corporation…

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Partnership Focuses On Green Economy

RELEASED: Monday, March 30, 2015 Ever wonder what training, skills or experience is needed to install solar panels? Are you in construction and looking to diversify your skills to get into new, green building technologies or energy efficiency retrofits? Skills for a Green Economy, a partnership between four Community Futures Development Corporations in Simcoe County…

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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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