The Listowel BIA would like to say thank you to all front line health care workers: nurses, doctors, support staff, PSW's, technologists and cleaning staff, for their tireless work during this exceptional time. We also want to thank the essential businesses and their employees that continue to provide us with needed services. And finally, thank you to our amazing community for doing your part to help stop the spread and flatten the curve. The Listowel BIA is so thankful to be a part of this community and know that together we will get through this. We look forward to when we can enjoy all that Listowel has to offer and we can fully shop, dine and discover Listowel.
Ontario is starting to open again! Want to know what is open? Check out a business directory on the Municipality of North Perth website HERE. We encourage you to call our businesses directly as well to see if they are open or available to you! Still not ready to leave the comfort of your home? Consider shopping online, over the phone, or buying a gift card to use later. Every little bit helps!
Want access to resources for you or your business? Check out the Municipality of North Perth website HERE. Also check out all of our weekly newsletters during this time with resources and support HERE.
The Listowel BIA was proud to support the Kin Family of Listowel's initiative to assist our business community during COVID-19 with the Kin Family COVID-19 Small Business Gift Card program. While the program is closed you can still support our businesses by shopping locally or buying gift cards to use later.
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
Roger from PennySaver Signs has developed these amazing signs for our businesses. He has donated them to any business in North Perth who would like to display them. If you would like a sign, please contact us today.
The Municipality of North Perth, The Listowel BIA and the North Perth Chamber of Commerce are working together to support our business during this time. For a list of available resources, see the North Perth website COVID-19 Business Support page HERE.
The Listowel BIA continues to provide regular updates to our businesses through newsletters. A copy of each can be found here:
While the Municipality of North Perth is aware that many businesses already have websites and e-commerce platforms created to support your business, they are working to find additional supports for during this time to continue to encourage shopping locally.
The marketplace is a means for you to show photos, sell, receive payment and arrange delivery/pickup for your products and services – very similar to Amazon and Etsy platforms. North Perth will assist vendors to register and get the ball rolling. If you would like to join the North Perth marketplace or would like additional details, please email email@example.com. You can check out the site HERE.