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Tuesday, 15 May 2018 14:07

Spring Cleanup

Main Street Cleanup Completed! Thank you to our energetic early morning riser volunteers, Chris Parks, Rebecca Rathwell, Terry Walker, and Doug Kuyvenhoven, who cleaned up the main street on Friday morning! Five (5) bags of garbage were collected. The dirt was swept away where the sidewalks meet the buildings, and all the doorway alcoves, along both sides of the main street from Patrick Street to Victoria Street. Chris Parks used a leaf blower to blow the dirt into the gutters.…
Friday, 23 February 2018 14:27

Annual General Meeting

The Wingham BIA's Annual General Meeting was held Feb. 22 at the Knights of Columbus Lounge. A good attendance was brought up to date on 2017 activities and planned objectives for 2018. The financial statements and 2018 budget were passed. Highlight of the evening was the annual BIA Awards. Three new businesses within the past year were noted: Gemstone Essence, Polished and Treasure Hut. Business of the Year is Christine's Clothes Closet, Volunteer of the Year (as it relates to…
Sunday, 04 February 2018 23:12

Bill 148 Information

Ontario's Bill 148 is more than just minimum wage increases. There's much more to it. On Jan. 15, the Lucknow Chamber of Commerce held a seminar where 2 people from Ward & Uptigrove gave a presentation on the changed included in the Bill. All employers should review this document. Click the "Read More" link to access the pdf presentation and view or save it.
Sunday, 19 November 2017 01:46

BIA Project Honours Fallen Soldiers

Published with permission of Kelsey Dunbar, photographer/reporter for Wingham Advance-Times WINGHAM — After months of researching and planning, Wingham’s main street is decorated to honour fallen soldiers who used to call the town home. Back in February, when the Wingham Business Improvement Association (BIA) approved their 2017 budget, two projects with a specific focus on Remembrance Day were simultaneously approved by its members. To go along with the sandwich boards the BIA provides to businesses to advertise their ongoing sales…
Sunday, 29 October 2017 21:07

Festival of Lanterns 2017

The weather held for Wingham's 4th annual Festival of Lanterns. Several carved pumpkins decorated the steps and front lawn of the Town Hall as adults and children wandered through the site. A haunted bus along with several hay bale Minions gave the site a true Halloween feel. A very big THANK YOU goes out to Mark and Lorraine McDougall, Lisa Hearnden, Dave Peers and Sandy Walker for all their hard work and organization.
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