THE PHRASE “OPEN FOR BUSINESS” HAS NEVER BEEN MORE SIGNIFICANT!
The Listowel BIA, 101.7 The ONE and the participating businesses want you to know LISTOWEL is indeed “Open for Business”. And we want to put a little “something” in your pocket to help you shop local!
Enter today and let us know your favourite place to shop or dine in Listowel. Then listen live on 101.7 The One to hear if your name is drawn to win one of two prizes of 100 ”Shop Local” Dollars donated by the Listowel BIA. These weekly draws will take place on Friday, August 14 and Friday, August 21. Then on Friday, August 28, we will draw for the Grand Prize of over $1,000 in Gift Cards from participating businesses.
Enter now and enter often. We are allowing one submission per person daily. Then listen for your name on 101.7 The One between August 10-28 to see if you are a Winner!
Are you wanting to support local restaurants as they re-open? Do you need a break from the kitchen? Check out a local restaurant listing on the Municipality of North Perth website HERE!
Stage 3 is here and with that so many of our businesses are open! Reach out to them today to see how they can hep you. The Municipality of North Perth also has a listing of who is open on their website HERE!
Each week the North Perth Public Library will post a new clue on Fridays to find The Very Hungry Caterpillar at one of our downtown businesses in Listowel. If you find it, join in on the fun and enter for your chance to win Shop Local Dollars!
Week 6 Clue (August 6 to 13 ):
Perched among the photos, of businesses and homes for sale,
The hungry caterpillar sits, reading his newest tale.
What is he reading? Please stop and take a peek
At 132 Wallace North, you will find the answers that you seek!
HOW TO ENTER:
Call 519-291-4621 or Email email@example.com
or submit the online form on the North Perth Public Library website HERE.
Respecting COVID-19 restrictions to keep Perth County Communities safe, the local Municipalities of North Perth, Perth East, West Perth, and Perth South, with contributions from the Atwood Lions Club and Mitchell Rotary Club, partnered to bring you Canada Day 2020 - A Virtual Celebration!
This week-long event ran from June 25th to July 1st! Thanks to everyone who helped to make this event a fun one for our community! Our community rocks!
The contest is closed but it is not too late to share your love of Listowel!
While we continue to practice social distancing, let’s take the time to highlight all the great things we love about Listowel. Post a picture of your favourite place to SHOP, DINE or DISCOVER in Listowel using #DiscoverListowel!
Winners were chosen randomly each week and announced on our social media accounts. The prize was Shop Dollars to be used when this is all over. Money will be distributed starting the week of June 1, 2020. The winners were announced during the month of April.
Check out this great video on all Listowel has to offer in spring and summer! Please keep in mind that not everything is available this summer due to Covid-19 and we look forward to when we are back to normal! There is still lots to shop, dine and discover in Listowel! We can't wait to see you!
The Listowel Business Improvement Area is made up of over 200 local business people and commercial property owners and tenants that have joined together, with the support of the municipality, to organize, finance, and carry out physical improvements and promote economic development in the district. As an integral member of a network of community partners, we work to create a thriving, competitive and safe business area to attract shoppers, diners, visitors and new businesses. A major focus of the BIA is to market and promote the Listowel Business Improvement Area as the business destination of choice to residents and visitors alike. The Listowel BIA works collaboratively with the Municipality of North Perth, the North Perth Chamber of Commerce, and other community groups and service clubs to be catalysts for civic improvement. We strive to make this community a better place to live, visit and do business.
The Listowel BIA is currently working on several initiatives. Our Facebook Page Discover Listowel and Instagram account Discover Listowel are used to promote all the business community has to offer. We maintain the four grand entrance signs to the community and street banners in the downtown area. We also maintain the annual summer flowers and seasonal decorating throughout Listowel. We are actively marketing the area through newspaper and radio advertisements as well as social media with the goal of enticing more customers and more businesses.
The Listowel BIA Board of Directors meets once a month. The meeting is usually the first Wednesday of each month at 7:30 a.m. Meetings are held in the Committee Room at the Municipal Office at 330 Wallace Avenue North in Listowel. All Members of the Listowel BIA are welcome to attend Board Meetings. Contact us to find out more and join our meetings.
Our Board is made up of up to 12 directors, 10 of which are chosen from the BIA membership, along with a Council representative and the North Perth Director of Finance/Treasurer. Board members of the Business Improvement Area are dedicated to the development and promotion of the business community.
Our current Board consists of:
We are looking for energetic, passionate and business-minded people to fill vacancies on our Board of Directors. The Board of Directors meets once a month for Board Meetings as well as participates in sub-committee work throughout the year. The Board is responsible for decision making for the Business Improvement Area. Interested individuals can fill out an application form. For more information, contact us today!
Do you have a space available to rent or purchase? Let us know and we will post it for you! Here is a list of current spaces available for rent:
Contact us for more details on these available spaces.