Orillia duo unveils new enterprise catering to 'evening snackers'
Posted on Thursday, December 23, 2021 05:45 AM
GetMunchees is a brand new business catering to the evening snacker, that was recently opened by Brad Watts and Mark Combot.
GetMunchees is a “virtual” store. Every day between 4 p.m. and midnight hungry snackers can place orders online using the services of SkiptheDishes, DoorDash and Uber Eats for at-home delivery.
The two local men understand this business, as they also work for the food delivery services and met while delivering food for...
City of Orillia announces revitalization of main streets and neighbourhoods through partnership with My Main Street
Posted on Tuesday, December 21, 2021 07:30 AM
Today, the City of Orillia announced that Orillia’s Business Improvement Area (Downtown Orillia) will be participating in the My Main Street Local Business Accelerator program to help revitalize our main street.
“This much-needed injection of cash into our City’s core is a welcome boost,” said Coun. Ted Emond, Chair of the City of Orillia Economic Recovery Task Force. “This funding will help main street businesses recover from the impacts of COVID-19 and will help the downtown better position itself...
2021/2022 Holiday Schedule
Posted on Monday, December 20, 2021 08:15 AM
Orillia City Centre (50 Andrew St. S.)
The Orillia City Centre will be closed on Friday, Dec. 24, 2021 through Friday, Dec. 31, 2021. Regular hours will resume on Monday, Jan. 3, 2022. No marriage licences or lottery licences will be issued during this time.
Municipal Operations Centre (20 James St. W.)
Wastewater Treatment Centre (40 Kitchener St.) and Water Filtration Plant (200 Bay St.)
These locations remain closed to the public due to COVID-19. Staff will not be available to answer email or...
UPDATE: Dec. 17, 2021 - City adapts to new provincial COVID-19 measures in effect Dec. 19
Posted on Friday, December 17, 2021 02:00 PM
The City of Orillia is working quickly to adapt operating procedures in accordance with direction issued by the Province of Ontario, coming into effect Sunday, Dec. 19, 2021.
The additional public health and workplace safety measures include reduced capacity limits to 50 per cent for some sectors, including recreation facilities, restaurants, shopping malls, and retailers (including grocery stores and pharmacies). Private social gatherings will also be limited to 10 people indoors and 25 outdoors....
Downtown businesses recognized for 'outstanding' work
Posted on Tuesday, December 14, 2021 05:00 AM
DOWNTOWN ORILLIA BIA
Eight Downtown Orillia businesses were recently awarded for their outstanding achievements in 2021 at the Downtown Orillia Annual General Meeting.
Awards were presented in the following categories: Marketing & Promotions, Member Investment, and Longevity Awards. This was the fourth annual outstanding business achievement awards ceremony. There were additional winners as the pandemic delayed the awards that were to be presented in 2020.