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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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Fostering Resilience in the Workplace

July 8, 2020

Fostering Resilience in the Workplace True resilience is more than simply bouncing back from a setback or challenge. We’re not spring-loaded, impenetrable orbs after all. Some of the most transformative self-awareness and personal growth comes from processing challenges or failure. Resilience is what prepares us so we can withstand adversity and come out of it […]

Simcoe-Mukoka Health Unit Face-covering/Masks in Indoor Public Spaces Guidelines

July 8, 2020

Face-covering/Masks are now mandatory in all Indoor Public Spaces in Muskoka Please read the detailed announcement from the Simcoe-Muskoka Health Unit with regard to the mandatory face-coverings/masks requirement for anyone in all indoor public spaces. Click Here for a downloadable version

Muskoka mask requirement announcement and more.

July 8, 2020

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Check out everything Gravenhurst has to offer this weekend

June 26, 2020

Gravenhurst re-openings are more

June 24, 2020

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Missing movies? Muskoka Drive-In has the cure!

June 19, 2020

The Chamber’s Matt Driscoll recently paid a trip to Muskoka Drive-In and recorded his adventures: Tucked just off Highway 11 on Gravenhurst Parkway is one of the area’s best-loved summertime attractions – the Muskoka Drive-In. We’re regular guests at the drive-in (that being myself, wife and our two little boys) and last weekend we decided […]

It’s patio season…and there’s no shortage in Gravenhurst!

June 19, 2020

The popular Sawdust Brewing patio reopened last week and is even bigger than last year to allow more space for physical distancing. Enjoy some of your favourite seasonal craft beers. Don’t forget to pick up a few from the fridge to enjoy at home or the cottage.  Just across the street and down a bit, […]

CEBA funding for businesses expanded

June 17, 2020

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Ontario and Canada Helping Small Businesses Go Digital

June 11, 2020

Ontario and Canada Helping Small Businesses Go Digital $57 Million Investment in Digital Main Street Will Help Businesses Reopen, Recover and Grow Long after COVID-19 TORONTO — The Ontario government, in partnership with the federal government, is helping small businesses reach more customers through the Digital Main Street platform. It is a $57-million program which […]

Sandy’s adventures in retail – Part 2

June 9, 2020

This week I did another shopping trip purchasing a new purse, an amazing ceiling fan and two great premade meals.  All purchased in Gravenhurst. The silver lining in the COVID situation is that I’m riding my bike more – because I’m not travelling far. I realized pretty quickly that this meant I needed a new […]