The COVID challenges have hit local businesses in many unexpected ways, but it is not all bad news. Many Huron County businesses are reporting huge sales growth, and are hoping the trend continues.
Good Things to Know
Summer 2020 kicks off in Blyth, Ontario with an Outdoor Market along the main throughfare. The market is open on Thursday's in July and August, from 10 am to 2 pm.
In the attached pictures taken from the newly opened wild Goose Studio, across from the Blyth Festival Theatre, Hans Veenvliet is serving his specialities, Dutch coffee and a Dutch donut treat called "Oliebollen."
For an afternoon outing, come to Blyth and visit the many vendors in front of their storefronts.
The cultural scene in Huron County is experiencing a boost with a new business arrival to the downtown core, directly across from the Blyth Festival Theatre. Husband and wife team, Hans Veenvliet and Cindy McKenna have put their artistic vision together to offer a unique combination of fine art and wood sculpture in a newly renovated building.
Thank You to the Retired Teachers of Huron Perth District 9 for their recent donation of $2,250.00 to the Huron County Food Bank Distribution Centre. Funds donated will be used to purchase nutritious foods for our food-aid agency clients in Huron and Perth Counties.
Pictured (at an appropriate social distance) are Gary Jewitt, President RTOERO-Huron Perth and HCFBDC Volunteer, Sharon McNeilly.
The spirit of entrepreneurship is alive and well in Huron County. The COVID-19 economic pause has given some local business people an opportunity to think about new ways delivering needed services, and are then jumping right in to get the job done. All Trade Residential Inc. of Clinton, Ontario, has adapted their trades experience to continue delivering their personalized services - even when we need to self-isolate! Here is what the company has to say about that.
Welcome Wagon Canada has announced they have closed their doors due to the effects of COVID-19 on their business model.
Treemendous Tree Sales and Transplanting service in Clinton, Ontario has geared up for another season of green beautification in southern Ontario. While the COVID-19 challenge has given everyone reason to pause, planning your outdoor improvements can still take place while we await better times.
With its new website, Treemendous is now able to show you more new landscaping possibilities to beautify your home with trees of every size and variety.
Homeowners in Huron County, Ontario have a new cost effective and dustless option to restore hardwood floors. Older homes in such places as Goderich, Bayfield, Exeter, Clinton, Seaforth and Wingham display their Victorian elegance to the outside world. However, on the inside, the once magnificent hardwood flooring has been covered up by carpets which now need to be replaced. Instead of recovering your floor, have you considered restoring your home’s old hardwood charm?
If you own a business or administer a site for other types of organizations, you need to know that at the present time there are a number of large US companies that are monitoring Canadian websites to "mine your content for profit". These companies are using legal tactics to extract hundreds of millions of dollars in payments for alleged "copyright infringements" for images they claim they own, that are being used on Canadian sites.
Advertising and promotion has always been about presenting relevant content when you need it. In the not so distant past, the big yellow page book was stored on a shelf for the day when you would need a plumber in a hurry!