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Quinte Conservation Declares Level 2 Low Water Condition for the Quinte Conservation Watershed

September 21, 2018
Lindsey

Quinte Conservation and the Low Water Response Team have declared a Level 2 Low Water Condition due to lack of rainfall and low flows throughout the Quinte Watershed.

Quinte Conservation Watershed Monitoring Coordinator Lynette Lambert says, “The long range forecasts do not show much rain and it looks as though the warm and dry conditions will continue into the fall.”

Lennox and Addington Wins Two National Economic Development Awards

September 17, 2018
Stephen

Lennox and Addington County Economic Development returned from the Economic Development Association of Canada Conference (Fredericton, NB) with two national marketing awards.  Each year the Economic Development Association of Canada hosts the Marketing Canada Awards.  The awards are presented to acknowledge communities across Canada who have succeeded in their marketing efforts and to highlight up-and-coming best practices in the economic development profession.

Sip and Sample Local Craft Beverages in L&A County

September 13, 2018
Mike Hector

Lennox & Addington County is a rapidly emerging destination for lovers of locally produced beer, cider, wine and spirits. The Ontario craft beverage scene is immense, and only getting bigger. Each year, local breweries, wine estates and distilleries attract scores of travellers looking to explore Ontario’s blooming bounty of craft bevies.

Can you hear the Bon Echo? Chapter 2.

September 11, 2018
Mike Hector

Greetings intrepid travellers! Welcome to the second portion of our final summer experience blog with Naturally L&A! 

If you missed the first chapter of our Bon Echo feature, we encourage you to go check out! From hiking to scenic boat tours and coming face to face with the awe-inspiring legend and history surrounding Mazinaw Rock - it was the perfect kickoff to one of our most unforgettable adventures to date.

Live Music Available Year Round in Lennox & Addington

September 11, 2018
Mark Oliver

There are many attractions that draw visitors to Lennox and Addington County but one, often overlooked attribute is the abundance of live music being performed in numerous locations within the area. These will often feature national and international touring acts and can provide some amazing unexpected and rewarding experiences.

If you're looking for full weekends of live music experiences, Lennox and Addington has several wonderful options to explore.

Can you hear the Bon Echo?

September 11, 2018
Mike Hector

For the final chapter in our summer series with Naturally L&A, Heidi and I set our sights to the northern portion of the county for a highly anticipated escape to The Addington Highlands. There, we would spend three days exploring the splendid scenery of Bon Echo Provincial Park. From hiking, kayaking and scenic boat tours to delicious local food and beyond - get ready for our biggest Lennox & Addington adventure yet!

Your "Invitation to Camp Le Nid" is the topic at September 18th's Tuesday Night at the Museum

September 10, 2018
Rob Plumley

Tuesday Night at the Museum in Napanee kicks off its fall schedule with a telling of the region’s tourism past.  On September 18th at 7pm, you're invited to an interesting evening of local history re-told at the first fall edition of Tuesday Night at the Museum in Napanee. 

PARO Peer Lending Circles

September 7, 2018
Lindsey

By joining or starting a Circle, you may be eligible for a small business grant/loan through PARO Peer Lending Circle Program.

Grants/Loans range from $550 - $5000

Increases women's access to:

  • Grants and Loans
  • Training
  • Business Plan Development
  • Networking, Peer Support, Mentoring and Encouragement
  • Opportunity to access/share business knowledge

 

Join us at one of the following sessions:

An Ideal Site To Start Or Grow Your Business

September 6, 2018
Lindsey

Nestled in the heart of Eastern Ontario, the borders of Lennox & Addington County stretch from the shores of Lake Ontario to the rocky Canadian Shield. With close proximity to the cities of Belleville and Kingston, Lennox & Addington County has the second largest labour pool in Eastern Ontario providing direct access to over 300,000 people within a 30 minute drive.

The 2018 Discover L&A Ride is on September 22nd

September 6, 2018
Rob Plumley

Road cyclists are invited to enjoy a leisurely ride along some of the best roads in Ontario at the '2018 Discover L&A Ride'. This third annual event takes place along the roads of Lennox & Addington County on Saturday, September 22nd.