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									                                                                       July 18, 2006

            Welcome to Our Newest Members
Black Diamond Golf Club
Welcome to Darren Stalteri, General Manager and the staff of Black Diamond Golf Club as new members of the
Chamber. Black Diamond Golf Club is located at 705 Pontypool Rd., Pontypool and offers and 18 hole golf
course, fully licensed clubhouse with a friendly atmosphere and panoramic view. Enjoy the ultimate golf experience and
then enjoy the clubhouse cuisine. You can reach Darren at 705-932-4653 or 1-888-932-2005 or visit their website
at www.blackdiamondgolfclub.ca

Discards 2 Dollars
Welcome to Jason Northey as a new Chamber member. Discards 2 Dollars is services that lists and sells items
through purchases and consignments using online forms such as EBay. If you would like to know more about Discards
2 Dollars call Jason at 786-7815 or e-mail: discards2dollars@netscape.ca

Ontario Early Years
Welcome to Lisa Stiner and the staff at Ontario Early Years as new Chamber members. Ontario Early Years
Centre is a non profit organization that supports early learning in children 0-6 years old. They are located at 55 Mary
St. W, Suite 106 and you can reach them at 324-7900 or fax 324-7902 or e-mail: admin@oeyc.ca

Reeds Gift Baskets
Welcome to Janet Reeds as the newest Chamber member. This home based business offers a complete line of all-
occasion custom gift baskets. Janet is located at 1206 River Rd. and can be reached at 340-8714 or fax 324-6804
or e-mail: j.reeds@sympatico.ca

           Chamber Dates                                                      2006 Member Survey Results
Wed. August 2 ~ 5-7 pm Business After
Hours ~ Easton’s Minute Muffler &                                         Here are some highlights of our 2006 Member
Goodyear—344 Kent St. W. Under new
ownership, Bob DeShane of Little Britain Motor
                                                                         Survey. Full results will be posted on our website
Company invites to you attend! Enjoy                                                         in August.
refreshments and door prizes. Come out and
have some summer fun!                                                          Over 30% of respondents expect to increase their
Wed. August 16 ~ 4th Annual Kawartha                                     number of employees in the next year; 63% expect that
Summer Social hosted by the Kawartha Lakes                                    number to remain the same
Associated Chambers of Commerce.
Registration 6-6:30 pm and 6:30 sharp—
                                                      Over 56% of respondents expect the economic activity in the Lindsay area
Boat departs. Cash bar, Silent Auction,                                   to increase in the next 12 months
networking with members of 4 chambers and             Lack of economic development and municipal/provincial and federal regula-
lots of fun! Leaves from the Fenelon Locks.           tion were most often listed as the single biggest issue negatively impacting
$27.50 per person and appetizers will be
served. To register call Debbie at the Chamber!
                                                                          the businesses of our respondents
                                                       Top issues members want the chamber to work on in the next 12 months:
Tues. Sept. 12 ~ New Members Breakfast
Captain’s Restaurant $12.00 per person.
                                                      Economic Development (69%), Planning & Development Processes (52%),
Pre-registration & pre-payment is required. Free               Community’s Image (33%), Tourism Development (33%)
brochure and business card swap table.
Wed. Sept. 13 ~ Business After Hours ~ 5-          Congratulations to Brigitte Kay of Elm Creek Chocolates who won din-
7 pm at TS Manufacturing—2 Fleetwood                   ner for two at Captain’s Restaurant in our survey promotion!
Rd. Tours, networking, refreshments and prizes        Thanks to Captain’s for the donation! Visit them on Highway 35 South.
   Call Anne for details at 324-2393

     www.lindsaychamber.com                                                 www.kawarthalakes.net
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         member to member                                    chamber connection
         Wilcox Architects has various size                  issues that affect you and your business
office spaces for rent and are available now!
100-150 sq. ft. with shared services and meeting                 Industrial Land—Website survey Results
room. Call Glenn at 328-0298 for more details
or to view.
                                                     The lack of serviced industrial land in the city ….
                                                                       Has delayed growth of my business—40%
2nd Annual Picnic in the Park on Sun. July
23 from 1-5 pm. Lots of entertainment for the
                                                                 Has caused me to grow my business elsewhere—12%
whole family. 1-2 pm Mrs. Twist Balloonologist,                  Is of concern but has not impacted me directly—32%
2-3 pm Playfoot Band, 3-5 pm Canadian                                           Is of no concern—16%
Recording Artist “Marc Ekins” and 3-5 pm             Answer our new survey on our local labour market.
Optimist Club BBQ. Come out and have fun!
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kawartha
Lakes-Haliburton are hosting their 4th Annual            Clean Water Act Hearings
Dinner Auction on Thurs. Aug. 4 at Victoria          A hearing will take place in Peterborough on the Clean Water Act, Bill 43 on
Park Armoury. Tickets are $30 each or table of       Friday, August 25th. To register, call Committee Clerk Trevor Day at 416-325-
8 $210. For tickets call 324-6800.
Bookies Entertainment Services is starting to
book fall and XMAS events. If you are interested          WSIB Registration
in having “someone special” at your event call       The Workplace Safety Insurance Board and Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)
Bookie at 878-6852 or e-mail:
admin@bookiebell.com Note: Call before
                                                     have begun a joint compliance initiative to identify with employers who have
August 15th and 30 minutes free towards              not registered with either organization.
your summer or fall event!                           If you have not registered with WSIB, you should be aware of your legal obliga-
Globus Theatre presents “Soccer Moms” by             tions. Visit www.wsib.on.ca for information or 1-800-387-5540.
Kathleen Clark ~ July 26 to August 5 at the
Lakeview Arts Barn~2300 Pigeon Lake Rd,                 Summer Tax Changes
Bobcaygeon. You can purchase show only tickets       The following is a list of changes that took effect July 1st:
or dinner theatre tickets. For more info call 738-   1. The GST was reduced to 6 per cent from 7 per cent. (The chamber has a
2037 or e-mail:                                         document provided by Collins Barrow Chartered Accountants at our office.)
                                                     2. Working Canadians will become eligible for the Canada Employment Credit
Lindsay Little Theatre is holding auditions for         on up to $500 of annual employment income to help pay the additional
“Cahoots” a comedy directed by Rob Powell on
Tues. July 25 from 7-9 pm. 3 males / 2                  costs of employment-costs for things like uniforms, computers or safety
females 20+ needed. Show dates are Oct.                 gear. Next year, the amount of employment income eligible for the credit
26,27,28. For more info call 324-4415.                  will increase to $1,000.
Summer Camp at Pegasus Equestrian                    3. The lowest personal income tax rate was changed to 15.5 per cent.
(Cameron). For a week of camp where you will         4. Canadians who buy monthly transit passes will get a tax credit. A person
have your own horse / pony to care for and ride         who buys passes costing $80 a month will receive about $150 a year in fed-
as your very own. Daily and weekly sessions
available. Call 359-1682 or e-mail:                     eral tax relief.
deborah11@xpolornet.com                              5. Excise duty on Canadian wine produced with 100 per cent Canadian agricul-
Greater Peterborough Soap Box Derby                     tural products is eliminated, a reduction of 62 cents a litre.
Assn. extends a special invitation to participate    6. Excise duties are reduced on the first 75,000 hectolitres of Canadian-
in their Soap Box Derby being held at Kawartha          produced beer. All Canadian brewers will enjoy excise duty savings of about
Downs on August 27th. For more information              $2.30 on a 24-pack of 341 ml bottles on their first 2,000 hectolitres of pro-
call Bill Turney at 705-741-3900. All teams
must purchase a derby kit car from                      duction per year.
www.waycoolkits.com                                  7. The minimum tax on financial institutions will be modified as of July 1,
Gamiing Centre for Sustainable Lakeshore                2006, which will reduce government revenues by $15 million in 2006-07.
Living will hold their Summer Lakeshore              8. The basic personal amount-the amount that an individual can earn without
Festival on Sat. Aug 19 from 2-6 pm. For                paying federal income tax-will increase each year and remain above previ-
more info call 799-7083 or e-mail:                      ously legislated levels for 2005, 2006 and 2007.

     www.lindsaychamber.com                                                     www.kawarthalakes.net
Thanks to our Presenting Sponsor A&W and to our Featured Sponsors:

Thanks to our Major Sponsors: Whetter-Oaklin Insurance Brokers, Everyday Specialties Inc.
Thanks to our Associate Sponsors: Ridout Photography, Claybow Auto Body Ltd., Akers Auto Glass / OK Tire,
Classic Tire Mart and Michael Rosen Associates

Thanks to our Supporters: Antique Auto Appraisal, Blewett Printing, Electronics Plus, Farmers’
Mutual Insurance Company, Giant Tiger, Lindsay Auto Sales and Walkwood Supply
Thanks to our Prize Donors:
     Akers Auto Glass / OK Tire                      Lindsay Concert Foundation
     Auto World KIA                                  Lindsay Dodge Chrysler
     Boyer Chevrolet Lindsay                         Lindsay Ear Clinic
     Canadian Tire Lindsay                           Manley Motors
     Carmax Hyundai                                  Mayor Barbara Kelly, CKL
     Carquest Auto Parts                             Mile High Adventures
     CIBC                                            Oliver’s Nest Golf & Country Club
     Clancy’s Service Centre                         Polito Ford Lincoln
     Deer Run Golf Club                              RBC Royal Bank
     Easton’s Classic Cars                           Race Toyota
     Economy Wheels                                  Reeds Gift Baskets
     Elgin Auto Parts                                Royal Resort
     Farmers’ Mutual Insurance Company               Simon’s Caddy Shack
     Global Human Resources                          Sleep Auto Body
     George’s Custom Paint                           Spectrum Centre for Creative Fitness
     HB Cycle                                        Sports Excellence
     Home Hardware Lindsay                           Val Harris, Investors Group
     Jim Howe Auto Sales                             Victoria Automotive Supply
     John’s Quality Auto                             Whetter-Oaklin Insurance Brokers
     Kawartha Lakes Lindsay Twin Drive In            Zellers

 More Thank You’s to our Goodie Bag Sponsors:
     A&W                                             Kawartha Lakes Lindsay Twin Drive In
     A Buy & Sell Shop                               Kawartha Dairy
     Academy Theatre for Performing Arts             Kent Bookstore
     Antique Auto Appraisal                          Kent Florist
     Bobcaygeon Chamber of Commerce                  Lindsay & District Chamber of Commerce
     Casino Rama                                     NLS Products
     East Side Mario’s                               Olympia Restaurant
     Easton’s Minute Muffler & Goodyear              RBC Royal Bank
     Everyday Specialties                            Renaissant
     Garvey’s Variety                                Straight Edge Music
     Hamilton Creek                                  Tint Source
     Home Hardware Lindsay                           Whetter – Oaklin Insurance Brokers

                             Last but not least, a very special THANK YOU to the
                   committee members, staff and volunteers who made this event happen.
                          Without them this event would not be the success it is!
                    Business After Hours
                Get a “behind the scenes” look at
               one of our most successful members.
               And … make connections that matter.

  Easton’s Minute Muffler
       & Goodyear
              344 Kent Street West

       e sday,
  Wedn st 2                                                       Highlights

    Augu :00 pm                          •   Under new ownership
                                             Make some new friends and contacts
     pm - 7
                                             Enjoy refreshments and door prizes
                                         •   Have fun and do business at the same time!

  Please phone your RSVP to the Chamber of Commerce at 324-2393 or fax 324-2473 or e-mail

                    Yes, I want to attend
                    I’ll be bringing ____ guests

  Name: ____________________________________________ Business Name: ________________________________________

        Thanks to our media sponsors:
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