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Makin’ It Work: Allow Us Senior Services

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An interview with Chrissy and Ally of Allow Us… Senior Services. This interview is part of a series chatting with local business owners, artists, organizers and people in our community who are learning to adapt during COVID-19. Personal pronouns: Chrissy: she/her, Ally: she/her Describe your business. We are co-owners of Allow Us…Senior Services. We offer personalized transportation/errand and shopping services for seniors living in Belleville, Quinte West, Brighton and surrounding areas. With lifelong careers as human service workers, specializing ...

Adapting to COVID-19: Weddings on the Bay

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The world as we know it changed in 2020. The new normal brought as many unique opportunities as it brought challenges for small businesses, especially in Quinte’s wedding industry. The industry was booming pre-pandemic, with locals (as well as couples from urban areas) enjoying the area’s scenic beauty as the perfect backdrop for a dream wedding. With the pandemic’s restrictions on gatherings, business slowed like never before. But that did not deter the industry from exploring opportunities that helped ...

15 Activities to Do With Kids at Home

Check out 15 things to do with kids at home in the Bay of Quinte region. Get creative, bake and support local businesses from home.

15 FUN ACTIVITIES AT HOME If you’re a parent in the Bay of Quinte region, you probably know that the kids are feeling just as restless as the adults are right now. You may be at home helping them with virtual classes all day or hiding in their pillow fort with your laptop trying to answer emails. Are you running out of activity ideas or just looking for something different to do? Here’s a hefty list! Yes, another COVID ...

Makin’ It Work: One Wild Voice

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The pandemic prompted Aaron Cromwell to quit his full-time job and start a branding and marketing agency, helping local businesses to find their One Wild Voice.

This interview is part of a series chatting with local business owners, artists, organizers and people in our community who are learning to adapt during COVID-19. Aaron Cromwell – One Wild Voice Describe your business. Many businesses never promote how remarkable their brand is and miss an opportunity to make something incredible. With the missed opportunity, we lose something precious for our community. One Wild Voice helps define and promote a business’ unique strength, then strategically manage that promotion ...

Indoor Activities in BoQ

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With cooler weather coming we’re faced with finding local, safer activities to do indoors and fun for all ages.

We’re starting to see our breath when we step out for a cool morning walk. For any fellow Game of Thrones fans (or not)…winter is coming! And, that means we’re all thinking about how we can stay busy while staying safe and warm inside this year. Read on to check out several indoor activities you can do in the Bay of Quinte region. Yes, another COVID reminder! Keep washing those hands, physically distancing and wearing your mask while you ...

Makin’ It Work: Simple Desk

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When faced with the ongoing challenges of the pandemic, Jenny Chandler encourages local business owners to not let fear of the unknown hold them back.

This interview is part of a series chatting with local business owners, artists, organizers and people in our community who are learning to adapt during COVID-19. Jenny Chandler – Simple Desk Describe your business. Simple Desk is a small business support company working to eliminate entrepreneurial overwhelm by providing cost-effective outsourcing solutions. Our services range from bookkeeping and administration to customer support and marketing plans that can be performed both on and off site. What does working from home/your ...

Makin’ It Work: Farmer’s Daughter Sub Shoppe

A person wearing a white shirt and brown jacket standing next to a wood beam. Melissa Strecker, owner of Farmer's Daughter Sub Shoppe in Quinte West, shares how the business has been Makin' It Work through COVID-19.

Melissa Strecker, the farmer’s daughter herself, has continued providing her signature subs with locally-sourced products thanks to the support of her team and loyal customers.

This interview is part of a series chatting with local business owners, artists, organizers and people in our community who are learning to adapt during COVID-19. Melissa Strecker – Farmer’s Daughter Sub Shoppe Describe your business. Farmer’s Daughter Sub Shoppe is an artisanal sub shoppe which specializes in well-crafted sandwiches using locally-sourced ingredients. What does working from home/your workplace look like for you right now? We as a team have adapted very well during this trying time. It’s about ...

Makin’ It Work: KKP Belleville

Melissa Haig of KKP Belleville shares how the business has been Makin It Work during COVID-19.

Melissa Haig shares the ways that the local print shop has been supporting other local businesses through COVID-19 with the production of plexiglass dividers, floor distancing stickers and other print materials.

This interview is part of a series chatting with local business owners, artists, organizers and people in our community who are learning to adapt during COVID-19. Melissa Haig – KKP Belleville Describe your business. KKP Belleville is a one-stop shop for all things signage, printing, copying, design, digital, mailing and promotional items. Our motto is – Yes, we can! We work with clients large and small to find solutions for their business, organization or personal needs – be it ...

Makin’ It Work: The Birdhouse Nature Store

Bobbi Wright, owner of The Birdhouse Nature Store in Brighton, shares how her business has been adapting during COVID-19.

Bobbi Wright shares how customers staying home caused sales at her store to take flight at the beginning of the pandemic.

This interview is part of a series chatting with local business owners, artists, organizers and people in our community who are learning to adapt during COVID-19. Bobbi Wright – The Birdhouse Nature Store Briefly describe your business. We are a retail store that specializes in all things back yard birding. Feeders, houses, birdbaths, seed and gifts inspired by nature. We have our own seed blend which is growing in popularity and we offer in various sizes, including a refillable ...

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Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.