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Rhythm-Foods and Kiddies Too (Posted On: Tuesday, June 22, 2010)

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Find your rhythm at the Second Annual Salsa at Blue Mountain.  This award winning, free family street party celebrating Ontario's Latin cultures will turn the Village at Blue and Downtown Collingwood into a showcase of Latin life ~ Pulsating Music, Passionate Dancing, Fiery Foods, Fireworks, Children's activities and much more.

For you foodies out there, Catch 22 has fabulous new menu items that are a must try, The Huron Club at the corner of Second and Pine is now open for business,  and The Cheese Gallery in Thornbury is opening for business tomorrow!  The Cheese Gallery, located at 11 Bruce Street South is offering artisan foods, extraordinary cheeses, unique art and custom framing - 519.599.6699.  We also have our eyes on the new Japanese cuisine restaurant slated to open soon called the Hungry Sumo located at 188 First Street. 

Ladies this Friday you should check out Ladies Night in support of My Friend's House. The event allows women to sample several spa and natural health services and connect with other fun, fabulous females while raising money for a deserving local cause.

This will be an exciting year for celebrating Canada's birthday in Historic Downtown Collingwood. For the first time in over a century, visitors to downtown will be able to walk all the way to the waterfront at the foot of Hurontario Street.

All celebrations will be held throughout the downtown district, making it easy for you to move from event to event. Enjoy the entertainment, take part in the Citizen Reaffirmation Ceremony, have a piece of the giant Canada Day birthday cake, and make it a real family event.  Check out the Downtown Collingwood website

Not sure how to keep your little ones busy this summer?  The Collingwood Museum has a whole bunch of really neat and exciting summer fun programs for kids aged 5-12.  Please see the attached to find out more!

Very few businesses seem to be aware of Bill 168 (amendment to the Occupational and Safety Act with Respect to Violence and Harassment in the Workplace) or that ALL must be in compliance of the requirements as of June 15th.

The Georgian Triangle Real Estate Board (with the assistance of our MPP, Jim Wilson) has acquired a representative from the Ministry of Labour to come to Collingwood to explain the Bill as well as requirements in order to comply, and we are extending the invitation to ALL businesses within the Georgian Triangle area.

The information session is scheduled for Wednesday, July 7th from 10:00 – 12:00 p.m. at Cranberry’s Bear Estate and there is no cost. Seating is limited therefore on a first-come first-served basis. The deadline to register is next Friday, July 2nd. welcomes our new sponsors:

Freedom 55 a Division of London Life
As your financial security advisor and investment representative, Michael Horne understands your goals and dreams are as individual as you are. Whether you’re starting a new family, preparing for retirement, or running a business, he’ll work with you or your business to build the financial security plan that best fits your needs.

106 Kinsey Place, Collingwood ON L9Y 0R4
T: 705-888-6327

Mountain Brew & Fine Wines
Mountain Brew & Fine Wines has been proudly serving South Georgian Bay wine and beer makers since 1990. Proprietor John Scheben-Edey offers you a hearty welcome to the world of you-vint winemaking. Open Tuesday to Friday, 10am to 5pm, Tuesday evenings by appointment and Saturdays from 9am to 1pm. Let them show you just how easy and rewarding making your own wine can be.

14 Ronell Crescent, Collingwood ON
T: 705.444.5246

Copper County Foods
No shopping, no chopping, no pots & pans, just delicious meals delivered to your door. Meals with great flavor and the necessary nutrition, all designed with seniors in mind. Choose from our menu of over 90 tempting dishes and enjoy great food as often as you like, every day, or as a special treat - the choice is yours.

21 Blackburn Ave, Nottawa ON
T: 1.888.444.0741

An Echostone is a unique tribute to your loved one that you can keep close to you as a constant source of comfort. Each one is made to capture the essence and individuality of your loved one and only requires a very small amount of cremated remains or earth from a burial site At Echostone, we take pride in the knowledge that we do ‘make a difference’ and we are honoured to provide this unique personal memorial for a never forgotten loved one.

Echostones are available on line or through your personal funeral provider.

778 Eastdale Drive, U-100, Wasaga Beach ON
T: 1-866-450-6686

Macdonald's Countrywide
At Macdonald’s Countrywide you will find personal customer service, competitive pricing and top name brands. They proudly serve the following areas: Meaford, Thornbury, Collingwood, Owen Sound, Wasaga Beach and everything in between. Their expert sales staff can help you make a selection from our wide range of superb appliances, such as front-load or top-load laundry pairs, side-by-side or bottom-mount refrigerators, freezers, ovens, cooktops, ranges, dishwashers, warming drawers, microwave ovens and range hoods. They also carry every thing you need for a perfect night’s sleep including mattresses, pillows, linens, bed frames or comforters. Finally, they have a beautiful line of stylish and comfortable furniture.

206518 Highway 26 East, Meaford ON N4L 1A5
T: 519.538.1620

Cold Stone Creamery
Cold Stone Creamery ice cream is categorized by industry experts as "Super Premium." Their ice cream is better because they make it fresh every day in store, which puts Cold Stone completely in a class of their own.  They call every ice cream they serve a "Creation" – because each one is a work of art. Freshly made, smooth, creamy ice cream blended on a frozen granite stone with endless combinations – fruits, nuts, candy, cookies, brownies…you name it – you can mix in to your heart’s content. In Collingwood, you can only get it at Tim Hortons on First Street.

281 First Street, Collingwood ON
T: 705 445-3060

Happy Canada Day



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