Posted on June 5, 2012 by SSBEC
The Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre, the Marine Heritage Society and the town of Saugeen Shores are pleased to announce the second annual Marine Heritage Festival. It will be held July 27-29, 2012.
Families and Marine Heritage enthusiasts alike are invited to join us for 3 days of fun throughout Southampton. The festival opens at the Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre with opening ceremonies and a tour of the General Hunter/War of 1812 Exhibit. Other activities throughout the weekend include a pancake breakfast, vintage boat show, BBQ lunch, cardboard boat challenge, a fish fry dinner and much more!
Once again, the Chamber of Commerce is holding a Treasure Chest Hunt! Festival-goers simply have to visit 6 participating business, find the treasure chest with the hidden number and enter it into the space beside the corresponding merchant. Completed entries should be dropped of into the bin at the Southampton Visitor’s Centre. The winner will be announced at Pioneer Park on Saturday July 28th, during the Fish Fry. The contest runs July 16 – 28.
A complete schedule of events is available at http://www.brucemuseum.ca/calendar/marine-heritage-festival/, or call 1.866.318.8889 (toll free) or 519.797.2080
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Posted on January 30, 2012 by SSBEC
The Saugeen Shores Business Enterprise Centre is pleased and excited to have Chris Hughes of BC Hughes Inc. as the guest speaker at our Bridges to Better Business event on Wednesday, February 29, 2012.
For speaker photo and bio, event details and registration info, visit our website.
Tickets are only $25 (HST included), so register now!
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Posted on January 26, 2012 by SSBEC
Interested in hiring a student this summer? Canada Summer Jobs is a Government of Canada initiative that provides funding to help employers create summer job opportunities for students. It is designed to focus on local priorities, while helping both students and their communities.
The application process starts on February 1, 2012 and the closing date is February 29, 2012. For more info, check out the link below.
Canada Summer Jobs 2012
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Posted on January 10, 2012 by SSBEC
Stats Canada reports that tourism spending in Canada increased 0.8% in realterms in the third quarter of 2011.
Tourism Spending Up in 3Q 2011 | Gifts and Tablewares.
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Posted on December 23, 2011 by SSBEC
Circle this date on your calendar now! Our Bridges to Better Business event will be held on Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at the Southampton Town Hall, 5:30 to 9 p.m. Chris Hughes, of BC Hughes and former Bruce County Tourism Manager, is the keynote speaker. Topic: How to Make Your Business a Destination. Hope you’re able to make it! More details on this exciting business event will follow in the new year.
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Posted on November 25, 2011 by SSBEC
As an employer in Bruce County, it is often difficult to know what agency or organization to turn to for help when running your business. The Four County Labour Market Planning Board, in partnership with the Saugeen Shores Business Enterprise Centre, is making it easy by bringing seven agencies together under one roof on Wednesday, November 30th. The “Employer Awareness Workshop” starts at 7 p.m. at the old Southampton Town Hall – admission is free. For a list of presenters and how to register, click on the attachment below or call or email the Saugeen Shores Business Enterprise Centre at 519-832-2082 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Employer Awareness Flyer – Nov 2011
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