Shop Wellington North


Wellington North New Online Shopping Platform! Shop Wellington North is a new online platform for local businesses in Mount Forest, Arthur and surrounding area to put their products for sale online. Sparked from COVID-19 The Mount Forest Chamber of Commerce and Township of Wellington North took to action to help Local Businesses. Board Member Callee Rice and Township Member Dale Small have created this platform to help boost the economy of Mount Forest during these difficult times. Over the last few months of website activity, Shop Wellington North has accumulated quite a few local businesses to showcase their products on [...]

Shop Wellington North2020-08-19T16:11:56+00:00

Essential Businesses in Mount Forest


Essential Businesses in Mount Forest If you have returned from travel or show symptoms of COVID-19 please self isolate for 14 days. It may be difficult to know where and when to shop for essentials during the COVID-19 Pandemic in your local area. To help with this exact problem we gathered a list of Essential Businesses in Mount Forest to help you with all of your essential shopping needs. Please be advised that this list is updated as of the publication of this article and may change in the on coming weeks. For any questions or concerns contact the businesses that [...]

Essential Businesses in Mount Forest2020-04-02T16:18:11+00:00

COVID-19 Local Business Update


COVID-19 Local Business Update If you have returned from travel or show symptoms please self isolate for 14 days Here at the Mount Forest Chamber of Commerce we know these scary and unfortunate times. That's why we will be updating you here on our website on all business and health related COVID-19 news.  This week we have some updates for you surrounding the COVID-19 Pandemic. First is from Launch It Minto, who spearheaded last weeks "How to Stay Afloat During COVID-19" they are returning with another free to join webinar for local businesses. I'll paste Launch it Minto's information below: [...]

COVID-19 Local Business Update2020-04-08T17:25:16+00:00

Why Shop Local?


HERE ARE 15 REASONS TO KEEP YOUR CASH CLOSE TO HOME: Keep Money Local—Sales taxes fund our communities and provide vital services such as police and fire protection, street repairs and trash collection. Local businesses are more likely to shop with other local businesses, keeping money moving in our local economy even longer. Local Investment—Local businesses are less susceptible to national downturns and more likely to work harder to stay open. Local ownership means that important decisions are made by people who live in our community and feel the impact of those decisions. Locally-Made Products—Local business owners often sell local [...]

Why Shop Local?2020-01-08T16:55:07+00:00

Mount Forest Ladies Night


The Christmas season is upon us, so let the festivities begin! Mount Forest is hosting Ladies Night on November 14th, 2019 Come out and join us on November 14th and shop at some of your favourite local stores! The Chamber Elf will be in attendance, so you may even score some Chamber Bucks for coming out! Be sure to checkout the participating stores, and reach out if you are a store that would like to participate!! ● Cynthia & Co. ● I’m Sooooooo Bad ● Ideal Ladies Wear ● I.T.S Office Pro ● M & M Food Market ● Mount [...]

Mount Forest Ladies Night2019-11-08T15:23:38+00:00

8 Steps to a Spooktacular Local Halloween


Like all the other events and holidays they just seem to sneak up on us. Halloween is no exception it is just around the corner and we want you to be prepared! There is no need to leave town to find anything, you get it all here! Below is a short list of steps to help you be prepared for a Spooktacular Night on Thursday, October 31, 2019!  1. Plan Your Route With Your Children Stop by the Chamber office for a street map of Mount Forest. 2. Costumes You can find some great costumes at Stumbled Upon Make-Up can be found at Walsh’s [...]

8 Steps to a Spooktacular Local Halloween2019-07-01T19:10:35+00:00

Let’s Build It – Mount Forest Splash Pad


Municipal approval has been given, the site has been picked and the design selected. With the planning stages complete, the only thing standing in the way of our future Mount Forest splash pad is the funding to get the project completed. The Mount Forest Aquatic Committee has partnered with the Mount Forest Lions Club to raise funds for the future Splash Pad, a proud addition to Wellington North. The goal is to raise funds for the Let’s Build it Campaign to see the Splash Pad built in Lion Bill Moody Park by the end of summer, 2019. The much-anticipated water [...]

Let’s Build It – Mount Forest Splash Pad2019-07-01T19:03:07+00:00

Keep Calm and Slam the Door on Scams


Is there an unsolicited salesperson at your door? YOU HAVE RIGHTS. Never let anyone in your home Ask for ID and take picture of it for reference Never sign anything on the spot, do your research-read the fine print Never share personal information or copies of any bills or financial statements Cooling off periods: A contract may be cancelled for any reason within 10 days Contracts for a water heater can be cancelled for any reason within 20 days Put your cancellation in writing and keep a copy for your records  If you feel threatened/harassed or a salesperson refuses to [...]

Keep Calm and Slam the Door on Scams2019-07-01T19:06:08+00:00
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