In 2016, The Wayside Dining Lounge in Talbotville celebrated a significant milestone – 80 continuous years in business. This is an impressive achievement for any business, especially a small, independently-owned business in a rural community.
The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) presented Elgin County Economic Development with a Silver Award in the New Media category for its 2015 “Where in Elgin?” Facebook Video Contest. The award was presented at the IEDC annual conference in Cleveland, Ohio on September 27, 2016.
After his retirement, Serge Pieters and his wife Margot moved from the bustling urban sprawl of Milton to the quiet hamlet of Vienna. They purchased a project house and spent a year completely redoing every aspect of the home and property.
Francisco Enns was a buyer at Formet Industries in St. Thomas when he conceived the idea for Enns Textile. As part of his position, he traveled and met with many suppliers and as a result realized that a gap existed in the automotive part packaging industry.
Life in the friendly, lake side hamlet of Port Bruce is like being on a permanent vacation. The community’s quiet, tranquil atmosphere is perfect for anyone who wants to get away from the hustle and bustle of day to day life and really enjoy every moment.
Mike Wall wasn’t always in the home building business, in fact, when the idea was suggested to him several times, he laughed it off. It is now 10 years into his career as a home builder and he has never looked back.