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 September 22, 2011 by SSBEC
Botanical food gardens will be developed in Ripley – Owen Sound Sun Times – Ontario, CA.
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Posted on September 16, 2011 by SSBEC
Many thanks to Roger Pierce for his support of Enterprise Centres in Ontario in the attached article which appeared in the Toronto Sun on September 14th. The Enterprise Centres, including the Saugeen Shores Business Enterprise Centre, are initiatives of the Ministry of Economic Development & Trade (MEDT) and are operated in conjunction with local municipal partners. Our office is operated as a department within the town of Saugeen Shores, and is also supported by the County of Bruce. Our staff can help at every stage of your business development, from start-up to selling or closing. And our services are free of charge! We can be reached at 519-832-2082 or visit our website.
Finding Free Business Advice
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Posted on July 22, 2011 by SSBEC
According to quarterly findings released today from the RBC Canadian Consumer Outlook Index, Canadians are delaying vacation plans, shopping around for groceries, following their budget more closely and holding onto their older vehicles, thanks to rising gas and food prices
Canadians Opting for Staycations and Comparison Shopping As Inflation Hits | Gifts and Tablewares.
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Posted on July 18, 2011 by SSBEC
Plan to attend the Southampton Town Hall 100 year celebration on Monday, August 8, 2011, starting at 3 p.m.
Southampton Town Hall Celebration – August 8, 2011
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Posted on June 24, 2011 by SSBEC
The Saugeen Shores Business Enterprise Centre is pleased to announce that there are 10 students participating in the Summer Company program through their office this year. Training and launch day take place on July 4, 2011. Congratulations to all of our successful applicants! It should be a good summer.
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Posted on June 24, 2011 by SSBEC
The 2011 Garden Tour in Saugeen Shores on July 2, 2011, featuring nine magnificent gardens in Southampton and Port Elgin. Sponsored by the Southport Horticultural Society. Tickets are $10 each and available at Bayberry’s Flowers & Gifts, Southampton; Shoreline Stone & Garden Centre, Beagle Run Nursery and Ralph’s Hi-way Shopette, Port Elgin.
Time is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more info, contact Lorraine Boucher at 519-832-4176, firstname.lastname@example.org or Liz Owen at 519-832-5812, email@example.com.
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