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Celebrate Ontario applications now being accepted

September 18, 2017
Rob

The Province of Ontario recently launched applications for Celebrate Ontario 2018. If you're planning on hosting a festival and event organizers, you're encouraged to apply for funding.

Celebrate Ontario is a grant program that helps tourism festival and event organizers enhance their programming, activities and services so that they can draw more tourists and create jobs in communities across the province. 

Doing Business with Government Seminar

September 15, 2017
Rob

Lennox & Addington County Economic Development is hosting a half-day event at L&A County Museum & Archives, Wednesday, October 4th from 1 - 4:30pm. This seminar will help you learn how to do business with the Government of Canada, the Province of Ontario, and the County of Lennox & Addington.

You will learn how each level of government does its purchasing, and how to include these groups as your customers. Topics to be covered include: 

GOVERNMENT OF CANADA 

Working with Government Seminar

September 15, 2017
Rob

Lennox & Addington County Economic Development is hosting a half-day event at L&A County Museum & Archives, Wednesday, October 4th from 1 - 4:30pm. This seminar will help you learn how to do business with the Government of Canada, the Province of Ontario, and the County of Lennox & Addington.

You will learn how each level of government does its purchasing, and how to include these groups as your customers. Topics to be covered include: 

GOVERNMENT OF CANADA 

Tech Coach Workshops happening this fall in L&A County

September 15, 2017
Rob

In partnership with Frontenac CFDC, Lennox & Addington County is hosting a number of tech workshops designed to assist local businesses. Each event takes place at the Lennox & Addington County Museum & Archives, located at 97 Thomas Street East in Napanee.

Early registration for individual workshops is $10, or register for the entire series of 7 workshops for $50. (Prices do not include tax and Eventbrite fees). Registration for individual workshops will increase to $25 two days before each event.

Export Workshop: How to Expand your Business Globally

September 15, 2017
Rob

If you are interested in exporting internationally, but aren’t sure where to start, then Ontario Export Services is happy to be your partner at the outset of this exciting journey. The Accelerate to International Markets (AIM) workshops will help set you up for successful exporting of your goods and services abroad. 

October 11th & 12th, 9am - 4:30pm
Fairfield Marriot: Churchill Room
407 North Front Street, Belleville

Museum & Archives hosting Antique Identification & Dating Clinics

September 11, 2017
Rob

Do you have a family heirloom at home that you can't quite identify or date? As part of Culture Days activities happening throughout Ontario, you're invited to a series of Antique Identification & Dating Clinics at the L&A County Museum & Archives on September 30th. Janet Carlile, accredited antiques appraiser, will be on hand at the museum to answer questions about your little treasures.

See the “Early Autumn Sky” at the L&A Dark Sky Viewing Area on September 22nd & 23rd

September 11, 2017
Rob

The Lennox & Addington Dark Sky Viewing Area proudly presents their final stargazing evenings of the 2017 season. Witness the ‘Early Autumn Sky’ on Friday, September 22nd & Saturday, September 23rd from 9 – 10:30pm (weather permitting).

Lotus Wight performs "Live at the Museum" on September 28th

September 11, 2017
Rob

You’re invited to a great night of music at the Lennox and Addington County Museum & Archives in Napanee on Thursday, September 28th at 7pm.

The evening’s entertainment features talented performer Lotus Wight. He plays the banjo and the contrabass harmoniphoneum for an unforgettable sound that you won't want to miss. The Carolinas, the Mississippi Valley, West Virginia, Kentucky, and New England fed Lotus the sounds of tradition to help him form his one-of-a-kind music.

Vote for the 2017 Evergreen Award

September 10, 2017
Catherine

It's September which means its time for you to vote for the Ontario Library Assocation's Evergreen Award for 2017. The Evergreen Award is best described as the “readers’ choice” of Canadian literary awards. Each year, a list of ten nominees is selected by a committee of librarians and in September library patrons from all across the province can vote on their favourite. The winner will be announced during Ontario Public Library Week in October.

Staff Picks: The Last Days of Summer

September 7, 2017
Catherine

Karen from the Bath Branch of the County of L&A Libraries recently enjoyed The Last Days of Summer by Sophie Pembroke. She says it's a "warm and engaging family drama, with a little romance, and a little humour to lighten things up."