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From the Ground Up Chamber Newsletter

The popular From The Ground Up newsletter is emailed to members and mailing list members every week. The newsletter is how we notify our readers and members of upcoming events, business opportunities, community news, and announcements.

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Volunteers Wanted – Celebrate Gravenhurst Sidewalk Sale

July 31, 2019

This weekend August 10-11 is the Gravenhurst BIA’s Celebrate Gravenhurst Sidewalk Sale! Celebrate Gravenhurst features live music, a huge sidewalk sale including local merchants and vendors and tons of FREE family fun! The BIA needs volunteers to help with its annual Celebrate Gravenhurst sidewalk sale. Duties are simple, just help out with our oversized Checkers […]

Knapp’s Gravenhurst Furniture and Appliances Celebrate 70 Years of Business!

July 10, 2019

GRAVENHURST – The family business turns 70 years old this year – and although lots has changed, it’s still in downtown Gravenhurst. Greg and Colleen Knapp took over Knapp’s Gravenhurst Furniture and Appliances in 1988 when they purchased it from Greg’s mother. The store has been in the same spot on 171 Muskoka Rd. S. since 1949. “When we […]

MLI Homestay welcomes #Bracebridge Host Families

July 4, 2019

Have you ever considered hosting an international high school student?   MLI Homestay welcomes #Bracebridge host families to apply for paid hosting opportunities for the September 2019 to June 2020 academic year. Host families will provide the student with three meals each day, a separate room in the home and pastoral care.     Host […]

Swim Advisory – Muskoka Bay Park Beach

July 4, 2019

Gravenhurst, ON – Based on beach water samples collected by the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit on Tuesday, July 2, it has been recommended by the SMDHU that Muskoka Bay Park Beach be posted with swim advisory signs. During a swimming advisory, the beach is posted with warning signs that the most recent water samples showed bacteria in numbers that may […]

Shuttle Service Available for Antique Classic Boat Show Visitors

July 4, 2019

The Antique Classic Boat Show is providing a Free Shuttle Service to help reduce traffic and parking congestion at Muskoka Wharf in Gravenhurst on Saturday, July 6. Two FREE Park ‘N Ride lots and FREE shuttle bus stops throughout town. If you need a ride just flag one down! 1 Opera House (Sharpe St. & Muskoka Rd. S.) 2 Kinsmen Park (across from Edward […]

This Week in Gravenhurst – July 4th to 10th

July 3, 2019

Download the guide here Sunset Salsa Women’s Centre Halfway to Halloween Antique Boat Show Gravenhurst Steamships Pirate Cruise Music on the Barge: ABBA Magic Peters Players: Big Sams Funky Nation Foraging Hike: Torrance Barrens Tai Chi at the Wharf Library: Device Training, History Night, Books & Brews Cinema Under the Stars

From the Ground Up – June 25

June 25, 2019

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Job Posting

May 28, 2019

HELP WANTED The Gravenhurst Chamber of Commerce is looking to hire a part-time Service Ontario clerk to work in our busy Gravenhurst office. The clerk will work one or two shifts per week, plus every other Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  The office is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 to 5:00 p.m. […]