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Point Clark - Ripley - Lucknow

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Campbell St. West Construction

Construction starts after the July long weekend

The County of Bruce Campbell St West project was awarded to Omega Contractors Inc. The contractor will set up starting Tuesday, July 3rd with proposed completion by the end of September. During the project, there will be one lane of access during the day and both lanes open at night with the exception of the occasional blocking of both lanes when traffic will need to wait for a few minutes.

Access to the Lucknow & District Sports Complex, Lucknow Community Centre, Ball Diamond, Pool and Splash Pad from Campbell St. may be limited at times.



Downtown Improvement Program

Downtown Lucknow and Ripley commercial property owners/tenants can apply now for grants!

If you own a commercial property or operate a business within the Township’s Community Improvement Plan (CIP) Project Areas in Lucknow and Ripley, you may apply now for grants to make improvements to your building(s).

The Township is offering three grants this year: Façade and Storefront Sign Improvement Grant Program; Infrastructure Works/Building Restoration and Accessibility Enhancements Program and; Community Energy Efficiency Program. Grant monies are allocated on a first come, first serve basis until funds are depleted. Under each grant program, only one application per property will be considered.

Program Guidelines, Application Forms and additional information, can be found at: www.huronkinloss.com/downtown-improvement-progr.cfm If you are unsure whether your property/business is located in the CIP Project Area, detailed maps can also be accessed from that webpage. Please contact Taralyn if you have any questions about the Programs or need assistance in filling out an application(s).

 



Decorate your Business for the Lucknow Reunion!

Supplies available at Reunion Central!

"Be Seen in 2018!" Reunion Central, located at 603 Campbell St., has lots of red, white and black decorating supplies to make your business look great for the upcoming Lucknow Reunion. A calender of events is available on their website and Facebook page.



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August Job Fair

The Township is organizing another Job Fair!

A Job/Volunteer Fair will be held at the Lucknow & District Sports Complex on August 29th from 5:00p.m. to 7:00p.m. The Lucknow Tourism Officer, Meghan Johnson, is organizing this event. If you would like a table to promote the job opportunities available at your business, please contact Meghan at 519-528-3002 or by emailing lucknowtourism@outlook.com. You may also drop-in to the Lucknow Tourism Office during office hours. A poster will be created over the next few weeks and distributed to promote the event.



Bruce County Maps

A Great Free Mapping Tool

Bruce County Maps is a great online tool for finding properties, viewing zoning information, looking-up real estate information, and much more!  Go to  https://brucecounty.on.ca/maps to read the user guide and launch the Program!



Lucknow Tourism Office

The Tourism Office is open for the season until Labour Day!

Promote your business by dropping off brochures, rack cards, and/or business cards (please note that business cards are only accepted if a business card holder is supplied). We have lots of brochures about great attractions, activities, businesses, restaurants and accommodations in Huron-Kinloss, Bruce County and the surrounding area. Returning this year, are those popular Ice Cream Trail™ brochures, Point Clark Lighthouse Rack Cards, Official Ontario Road Maps and the Bruce County Road Maps. Of course, all the brochures and maps are FREE to take home!

Public washrooms are available to visitors and staff are happy to assist those needing more information to plan their summer getaways.

Regular Hours:
Monday – Closed
Tuesday – Closed
Wednesday – 10:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.
Thursday – 2:00p.m. – 8:00p.m.
Friday – 2:00p.m. – 8:00p.m.
Saturday 10:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.
Sunday 10:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.

Holiday Hours:
July 1st 10:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.
August 6th 10:00a.m. - 2:00p.m.



Point Clark Lighthouse Opening June 28th for the Season!

The Lighthouse will open for the season on Thursday, June 28th. The Lighthouse Museum, Gift Shop and Information Centre, is open Daily from 10:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. (last tour departs at 5:00p.m.) until Labour Day.

As an Information Centre, we invite Huron-Kinloss businesses to drop-off their rack cards and brochures promoting what they have to offer. We do not accept business cards at this location due to limited space. 



Business to Bruce Summer Seminar Series

Here is a listing of all the FREE seminars being offered through Business to Bruce this summer:

Bookkeeping Basics & Tax Time - June 21st, 6:00p.m.-8:00p.m. at Port Elgin Library

Enhance Your Customer Service Skills - July 5th, 9:00a.m.-11:00a.m. at Kincardine Library

Develop Your Business Website - July 12th, 9:00a.m.-11:00a.m. at Walkerton Library

Finding Your Target Market & Forecasting Sales - July 19th, 9:00a.m.-11:00a.m. at Sauble Beach Library

Brand Your Business - July 26th, 9:00a.m.-11:00a.m. at Bruce County Museum and Cultural Centre, Southampton

Start Selling Online - August 9th, 9:00a.m.-11:00a.m. at South Bruce Town Hall, Teeswater

Google My Business & Google Analytics - August 16th, 9:00a.m.-11:00a.m. at Revell Real Estate, Wiarton

Occupational Health & Safety/Employee Wellness - August 23rd, 9:00a.m.-11:00a.m. at Lucknow Library

How to Start a Business in Bruce County - September 6th, 6:00p.m.- 8:00p.m. at Paisley Legion

All seminars are FREE to attend. Pre-registration is required online: brucecounty.on.ca/business/events-and-seminars



Upcoming Special Events

June 20-24       Lucknow's Strawberry Summerfest

June 29-July 2 Lucknow Reunion

June 30            Point Clark Fireworks Spectacular

August 18        Ripley Food Art Craft Festival

August 23-25   Lucknow's Music in the Fields

 




2018
Township of Huron-Kinloss

Taralyn Cronin,
Business & Economic Officer
519-395-3735 Ext. 155

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