Congratulations to the Huron Business Development Corporation and partners for winning the CF Initiatives Contest with “HealthKick Huron Gateway”.  Since 2005, HealthKick Huron has been successfully working to improve rural health.  The initiative continues with HealthKick Huron Gateway Rural Health Research Institute, looking at concerns such as diabetes, obesity, heart disease and depression.  Learn more about HealthKick Huron Gateway during the awards presentation luncheon on May 29, at the CF National Event.  OACFDC members are proud to have such a worthy initiative representing our province at the National Event.


Many interesting nominations
The judges report that the decision was difficult with many excellent initiatives nominated for the contest:  Main Street Middlesex, CFDC of Middlesex County; Northern Ontario Value Added (NOVA), Nord-Aski Regional Economic Development; Renfrew County New Business Expo, Renfrew County CFDC; South Simcoe Economic Alliance, and YNOT-tawasaga Youth Council, both from Nottawasaga CFDC.

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