Holiday Open House Dec 18th

December 3, 2019

Please join us for an open house to celebrate the holiday season, Wed Dec 18th from 9:30 am to 11:00 am. We will be serving Haymaker’s Coffee, a new Wolfe Island coffee roastery, Joyce’s fabulous coffee cake and other treats. To give us an idea of how many people may attend, please email Hope… continue reading

Save the date – June 25

May 13, 2019

We are celebrating 15 years at our June 25th AGM and would be delighted for you to join us.  We are excited to have David Craig, Mobile Kitchens Canada and RTD Trailers as a guest speaker sharing his story of growing these Inverary based businesses.  If you would like to pre-register 3rTnUfXg3fjg3QeW  

We’ve got a grant for that! Deadline Aug 10

July 30, 2018

What will it take for your business to become more successful or more profitable or to increase its productivity?  We may be able to provide you with a grant to help you achieve that goal.  The Eastern Ontario Development Program (EODP) is a federally funded program that provides up to 50% reimbursement for eligible projects.  … continue reading

We’re hiring

April 3, 2018

The Frontenac Community Futures Development Corporation (CFDC) is a federally supported not-for-profit organization with a mandate to promote business development, job creation and to strengthen the rural economy. Business Development Officer Position We seek an experienced professional with strong financial analysis proficiency, business counselling ability, exceptional interpersonal skills and strong proficiency on multiple computer programs.… continue reading

Rural Opportunities for Biz

January 11, 2018

Often we associate urban areas as a place for business opportunities.  That certainly was the case for Jonas Bonetta.  As a singer-songwriter, performing as Evening Hymns, Jonas found living in Toronto a good way to become part of the Canadian Indie music scene.  However, Jonas wanted to move back to a rural community and has… continue reading

It can be lonely being a small business owner

July 26, 2016

There are lots of pluses to being self-employed – you can pursue your passion, set your own hours, make your own goals – and it can also be lonely.  You probably aren’t going to share your business plans and challenges with your employees and there is only so much your friends want to hear.   As… continue reading