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    Friday, October 23, 2020
    What did you change in your business model that got you through Covid-19 We initiated immediately a minimal menu to use up current stock. Then we created a togo menu that would work with one owner doing barista and kitchen at the same time. Then we created a specialty night for dinner items that we knew had a strong following within our social media and local patrons that would be excited to still ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community
    Wednesday, October 21, 2020
    What motivated you to work together?It's always better to work together. I believe that building a stronger business community is better for everyone. It's even more important in rural Ontario like us. I think we both benefited from the partnership.  What are some positive results you accomplished by working together?Terri; Sharing customers, having our regular customers introduced to another ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Tuesday, October 20, 2020
    BEGGARS BANQUET BOOKS COVID-19 EXPERIENCEWhen the Covid-19 pandemic hit we were not deemed an essential service so we had to close the doors of our bookstore in Gananoque.  We though, SHIT, this is going to kill our business!!We immediately set out to try and put up some kind of virtual store and virtual tour of our shelves. We also set up an online gift card through Square and encouraged our ...read more
    Monday, October 19, 2020
    Gananoque Beauty Professionals  Making waves to flatten the curve  15 active members  What motivated you guys to work together?  Becky Goff started the group by reaching out to Carolyn Harding and Tammy Tedford.  Carolyn was selling packs of hair dye to her customers and Becky thought that they could work together and lean on each other during this trying time.  They used Facebook because it ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber
    Monday, October 19, 2020
    SMALL BUSINESS: TOO BIG TO IGNOREChamber and Partners Kick Off Small Business Week Conversation About Digital and Skills Access  (Gananoque – October 19, 2020) – The pandemic has intensified a weakness for small business: their access to digital technologies and skills. In advance of Small Business Week 2020, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, 1000IslandsGananoque Chamber of Commerce and partners ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Friday, October 02, 2020
       10 King Street East  Gananoque ON  K7G 1E6  613.382.7744    October 2, 2020   Mayor Ted Lojko  30 King Street East,   Gananoque ON  K7G2T6    Dear Mayor Lojko,      On behalf of the 1000 Islands Gananoque Chamber of Commerce we are writing this letter of grave concern not only for our business community but our residents in regard the recent astronomical 2020 Town of Gananoque ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
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