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Norfolk County Tourism & Agriculture Symposium

January 8, 2010  ByMarg Land


January 8, 2010, Simcoe, Ont – Norfolk County will host
its Annual Tourism & Agriculture Symposium on January 27, 2010, at the
Vittoria Community Centre, where the Entrepreneur of the Year will be
announced.



January 8, 2010, Simcoe, Ont – Norfolk County will host
its Annual Tourism & Agriculture Symposium on January 27, 2010, at the
Vittoria Community Centre, where the Entrepreneur of the Year will be
announced.

Symposium speakers include food writer Lynn Ogryzlo,
Michael Kurts of the Ontario Ministry of Tourism and Dr. John Kelly of Erie
Innovations. Dave Pond of Long Point Eco-Adventures will describe how his
company’s eco-tourism destination developed.

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Representatives of various funding agencies, including
Sand Plains Community Development Fund, and Fed Dev Ontario, will provide
updates on programs that support entrepreneurs.

Lunch will be catered by Belworth House, including local
foods such as YU Ranch Beef Bourguignon simmered in red wine from Florence
Estate Winery
, with Fett Farms potatoes and Berlo’s Best sweet potatoes. Many
other local foods will be featured in other courses, as well as at break time.

Cost is $20 per person and pre-registration by January 22 is preferred. Contact Norfolk County Tourism & Economic Development at 519-426-9497 or email tourism@norfolkcounty.ca. Registration forms can be downloaded from www.norfolkcounty.ca or www.norfolkfarms.com.


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