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November 27, 2018

Executive Director November Recap

Good Day, This past weekend, my oldest had his last lacrosse tournament of the season down in Pennsylvania.  Trish and I decided to make a mini vacation out of it, so on early Friday morning we packed up the mini…
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October 25, 2018

Double Awards for Durham’s Rural Routes and Dirty Boots Trail

Congratulations to all those involved in the Rural Routes and Dirty Boots product trail celebrating twice over on the same evening -October 24th - in Toronto, at the 12th Annual DINE and Destination Awards for Winner Culinary Tourism Initiative -…
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October 25, 2018

Executive Director October Recap

Last week, the board and staff met to set the direction of the organization for fiscal 2019-2020, which begins April 1. Each of Central Counties’ 16 board members is also a stakeholder who is volunteering – taking time away from…
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Taking notes
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August 23, 2018

Tourism Now Webinar Available

Getting to Know Central Counties Tourism We are excited to launch our new webinar aimed at providing a snapshot of the tourism landscape and how we can work together to strengthen your business. Developed from our live Tourism Now workshops…
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August 23, 2018

Executive Director August Recap

As the summer season starts to wind down, many of you are gearing up for your truly busy season – fall. Being busy is good. It may not always feel like it when you go home exhausted, but it is…
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July 27, 2018

Ice Fishing on Lake Simcoe

The community of Georgina, on the southern shores of beautiful Lake Simcoe has a long history of ice fishing. In the winter, ice cream parlors have shut up shop but bait stores are still open and fishing huts dot the…
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Temperance and Temptation Tour
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July 26, 2018

Executive Director July Recap

This summer we put out a call for stakeholders wanting to partner with Central Counties to bring the stories of temperance and temptation to life.  Central Counties spent the better part of a year researching the history of our small…
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July 26, 2018

Summer Road Trip Magazine Hot off the Press!

Building on the success of last year’s Ultimate Road Trip campaigns, with recording breaking visitation of more than 240k consumer visits to www.yorkdurhamheadwaters.ca, Central Counties is once again Ontario’s Ultimate Road Trip Destination this summer! The Road Trip Magazine featuring…
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Biking Summer Trails
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June 27, 2018

Executive Director June Recap

Hold onto your hats. I know for many of you the busy season is right around the corner. Central Counties is hard at work launching our summer campaign which includes the Road Trip Magazine, supporting content on yorkdurhamheadwaters.ca, lots of…
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Central Counties AGM Member Spotlight Recipients 2018
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June 27, 2018

Central Counties AGM Member Spotlight Recipients 2018

Congratulations to Landman Gardens and Bakery, King Township and The Second Wedge Brewing Co. who were this year’s recipient of the Member Spotlight presented at Central Counties June AGM. The Member Spotlight is presented annually for each region to a…
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