Downtown Stores of Winter

The CDC is Downtown Orillia Management Board‘s featured business for the week of February 15, 2016! Downtown Stores of Winter Community Development Corp. – CDC 22 Peter Street South Orillia, Ontario 705-325-4903 General Manager – Wendy Timpano www.orilliacdc.com What has 269 offices, 1360 staff, 3415 volunteers, has assisted in the creation of over 495,800 jobs…

Survey says Hurry

RELEASED: Thursday, February 4, 2016   The final deadline for local businesses qualifying for the Business Retention and Expansion survey ticket draw is closing in. Feb. 26 will be the last day to qualify for a draw to win a pair of passes to attend Lonestar or ZZ Top concerts, courtesy of Casino Rama. “Our…

Pet project in memory of Knapp

RELEASED: Wednesday, January 27, 2016   Two Orillia women hope to open a downtown pet store as a salute to a fellow animal lover and business owner. Lindy Scully and Amanda Mack both worked at J&K Pets on Mississaga Street until the store’s owner, Dave Knapp, died suddenly in October. “I worked there for four…

Survey pays off

RELEASED: Tuesday, January 26, 2016 There are two new prize winners in the regional Business Retention and Expansion (BR+E) survey project. Event tickets donated by Casino Rama are going to Sandra Fecht, of Sandra Fecht Consulting in Oro-Medonte Township, and Mark Downing, of Fern Resort in Ramara Township. “This survey is an opportunity for business…