There has been no shortage of fantastic skiing and sunshine over the past few weeks so I hope you've made time for yourself to get outside and enjoy everything Southern Georgian Bay has to offer.
With March break brings decision time. What are we going to do? Where are we going to eat? How can I keep the kids from driving me crazy? You can find all the answers right here. Check out our Amazing Restaurants, shops and Retailer sponsors (don't forget to download special offers), or check out our Events & Activities Listings...which are packed with lots of options for all ages. Helpful hint...you can find a link to the Ontario Winter Games events schedule with venues all over the Georgian Triangle. Add The Georgian Music Festival to your list of things to do - April 28th to 30th.
If you're looking for St. Patrick's Day themed events...you'll find lots of them. If you want to know the history behind the day...we have it right here for you.
Great News!! mycollingwood.ca will be a sponsor of John & Dave's Flashback diner on ThePeakFM beginning March 25th. Each week there will be a contest tied into the weekly feature....lots of fun...and great prizes...so stay tuned or check out our contest page.
If you want a bit of entertainment right here... right now, visit our Community Gallery sponsored by John Kirby Real Estate. We have added a lot of fantastic photos...including Craighleith Ladies Day (Hey! Where did Fabio come from?) and the Blue Mountain Special Olympics Ski Team Regional Race.
Think Green! Furbelows is offering 20% off anything Green in the store...only until March 31st! Also they are offering Buy 2 pairs of Cosabella underwear and get the 3rd pair for free. These are hot little numbers!!! Don't forget to download the special offer coupon because these are exclusive to mycollingwood.ca members only!
We would like to welcome some great new sponsors to mycollingwood.ca:
Three Herons Antiques & Home Furnishings is Collingwood's newest source for home decor. They offer a diverse blend of European and Canadian antique and reproduction furniture, beautiful fabric and leather upholstered goods, and a wide range of unique home accessories and gift items, all displayed in a lovely heritage building complete with soaring coffered ceilings and leaded glass windows. Whether you are shopping for the perfect accent for your country home, the ideal gift for a friend or a wonderful keepsake of your Collingwood vacation, you will find it at Three Herons.
Three Herons is pleased to offer a free Rootham's Gourment Preserves food product with any purchase over $100.00 to members of mycollingwood.ca.
The Craigleith Wellness Centre strives to provide quality, personalized care that is second to none. All associates of the Craigleith Wellness Centre approach your care in a complete, holistic manner; meaning that we treat you as a complete individual, and not just a specific problem.
If you check out the services at the Craigleith Wellness Centre, you can find a wealth of informative articles written by Dr. Ron Green. Very interesting stuff!
MasterPix has also come on board..."you've never seen photography this good, this fast". If you're planning a special event, getting married or think it's time to get a new family portrait done, give Shane a call...he does an amazing job.
Last but not least, we are very pleased to welcome Tri-W Realty. If you have friends coming up to visit, but they need a place of their own...Tri-W offers both short and long term chalet and condo rentals...and they care who they rent to! Jane Moysey, Broker has provided mycollingwood.ca with 2005 Real Estate in Review. A must read if you are planning on re-locating to the Georgian Triangle or just want a weekend spot!
The Lions are definitely roaring again in Collingwood! We cordially invite any community minded man or woman to join us on Tuesday, March 14th at the Leisure Time Club, 100 Minnesota Street, Collingwood. Come and enjoy some fellowship starting at 6:30 pm followed by dinner at 7 pm. Cost for dinner is $15. If you would like to attend we would ask that you call Lion Kathy at 705-689-0390 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to allow us to make sure there will be enough food for all. If you've missed the meeting and are interested in joining, please contact Kathy at the e-mail above so that you can get involved too!
The Brits have arrived! The Georgian Bay British Car Club (GBBCC) was formed on February 13th, 2006 when a group of British car fans from this area, stretching from Owen Sound to Barrie, got together in the Admiral's Post Pub.
Have a great March and I'll talk to you in the Spring!