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O'Hara Mill

6 years of Enterprise Facilitation

Today, December 9, 2015 is the 6th Anniversary of our Enterprise Facilitation (EF) Program.  Last evening at O'Hara Mill Homestead, amongst Christmas lights, lanterns and a warm fireplace, a crowd of...
Andrew Redden
09.12.2015
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Hastings County celebrates its tourism industry with HOTie Awards

On Friday, November 6th, Hastings County hosted its fourth Annual Tourism Awards Celebration to recognize the successes and achievements of its tourism businesses, organizations, festivals and...
Kasey Rogerson
23.11.2015
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Snapshot of the Cultural Portal front page

New Cultural Portal

The following was written by Luisa Sorrentino: The Cultural Portal website was launched at the Cultural Summit on October 6 2015. The idea behind it is to provide an online resource for cross...
Andrew Redden
13.11.2015
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Downtown Bancroft

A glowing review

I remember my highschool english teacher made me memorize a number of interesting quotes.  One of those quotes was Robert Browning's "Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, Or what's a heaven...
Andrew Redden
19.10.2015
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Cultural Summit Crowd Photo

Cultural Summit draws a crowd

The following was written and submitted by Angela Ganzler, Public Relations sudent at Loyalist College: There was a growing sense of excitement during yesterday’s (October 6, 2015) Hastings County...
Andrew Redden
13.10.2015
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2014 HOTie Business: Crowe Lake Cruises

“Have some fun and adventure on the water with us!” Crowe Lake Cruises, featuring the super comfy “Grand Daddy”, a dark blue 28 foot Harris pontoon boat and its Captain Doug started operations in the...
Kasey Rogerson
08.09.2015
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2014 HOTie Festival: Marmora SnoFest

Marmora SnoFest hosts Canada's longest-running sled dog races right here in Hastings County; for over 36 years SnoFest has worked to preserve and celebrate the heritage sport of sled-dog racing....
Kasey Rogerson
31.08.2015
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FarmShowTent2015

Local food featured in our Farm Show Tent

For the past few years we've tried to offer something unique and different in our 60X40 foot tent at the Hastings County Farm Show & Plowing Match.  For example, last year since we were near...
Andrew Redden
28.08.2015
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2014 HOTie Business: The Old Tin Shed

The Old Tin Shed is a family owned business committed to exceptional customer service and high quality home decor and giftware.  Our shop represents over 200 artists and suppliers, including our own...
Kasey Rogerson
17.08.2015
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Theatre Logo

Cultural Summit

One of the stated recommendations on p. 19 of our Cultural Plan is "convene an annual regional cultural summit".  In partnership with the Cities of Belleville and Quinte West, we invite you to our...
Andrew Redden
11.08.2015
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