Leeds Grenville
Economic Development eNews  |  September 17, 2014
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  Made in Leeds Grenville
 President Francois Bruneau (photo at top) has clientele from around the world. The pinboard shows their North American coverage.
Kemptville's Best Adirondak Chair Co.
is worldwide and in expansion mode 
The Best Adirondak Chair Company/DFC Woodworks Inc. is a growing Leeds Grenville manufacturer of Muskoka and Adirondak chairs to sell across North America and around the world.
Located in the Municipality of North Grenville, the company is marketing their chairs and quality deck furniture, lounges, patio sets and chair accessories to an ever growing market. President Francois Bruneau said DFC is about to expand production once again due to its top quality product and the company's strong online presence. DFC is uniquely positioned to profit from the growing trend of buying goods online.
The online outdoor furniture sales industry has enjoyed strong growth over the past 10 years, with revenues rising at an average annual rate of 9.6%. DFC is next anticipating the development of a dealer network in Europe, Australia and Asian markets.
Visit the DFC Woodworks Inc. website to learn more.
Celebrating Business
Augusta Township's 5th Annual Business of the Year Award on October 10
Do you know a business in Augusta Township that deserves recognition? If so, you can nominate it for the Business of the Year Award by September 24, 2014. The award is being presented at the Grenville Snowmobile Club at a lunch on Friday, October 10, 12 noon. To access a nomination form visit the Township website.  To register for this event call the Township office at 613-925-4231. Spaces are limited.  
Brockville Country Club being celebrated for its 100-year history
The Brockville Country Club is being honoured by the Elizabethtown-Kitley Council and the Economic Development Committee at the Township's 2014 Business Luncheon on Thursday, October 2. You can join the celebration recognizing a century of operation.
The Township's annual event to recognize outstanding business achievements is being held at the Brockville Country Club at 1548 County Road 2. Registration and networking starts at 11:30 a.m. Limited seating is available. To register email the Township at [email protected] by Friday, September 26.
Workshops and Seminars
Wednesday, September 24
7:45 a.m.-12 p.m., Brockville
Wednesday, September 24
6-8:30 p.m., Kemptville
Visit the Leeds Grenville Workshops & Seminars page for more opportunities.
Eastern Ontario Events Centre hosts FREE special event training sessions
The Eastern Ontario Event Centre supports volunteer event organizers with event training, resources, and rental equipment. The Centre services schools, churches, fairs, music festivals, rodeos, sporting and heritage events.
On Tuesday, September 30, from 7-8:30 p.m. in Prescott, trainer Jan Bonhomme, an experienced event planner with 40 years of experience, will lead a session on creating revenue for your event, including topics such as grant applications, sponsorship, and vendors.
View the training session flyer for more information and registration.
Located in Brockville and open by appointment only, visit the Eastern Ontario Events Centre website to learn more about the resources available to support your next event.
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