• CFHuron Board Members,  Jan Hawley,  News

    Art that’s right up your alley

    GUEST POST BY CAROLYN PARKS MINTZ — Although road construction is often perceived as an annoyance and inconvenience, in realty it can be seen as a very good thing….. it repairs, it rebuilds, it renews and can potentially lead to remarkable creativity on a large scale. In that Seaforth’s entire Main Street business district will be impacted by much-needed roadwork this year, Huron East’s Economic Development Officer Jan Hawley felt it necessary to come up with a plan that would mitigate the effects of construction while helping boost the economy. The key would be to somehow complement the 19th century architecture of Seaforth’s downtown, which is a designated Heritage Site,…

  • CFHuron Board Members,  Economic Development,  News

    Jan Hawley receives prestigious economic development award

    Jan Hawley, Economic Development Officer for the Municipality of Huron East was named recipient of the Economic Developers Council of Ontario’s (EDCO) most prestigious award, the “Joseph A. Montgomery Economic Development Achievement Award”, presented at the President’s Dinner and Awards Ceremony on February 6 in Toronto. The evening concluded the 63rd Annual EDCO Conference and Showcase. The award is presented annually to a leader in the economic development profession to celebrate his or her significant contribution to the profession based on their demonstration of the following:  a strong role in projects/initiatives with substantive impact on their community; employed a partnership approach to build effective relationships/collaboration with diverse stakeholder groups (e.g. levels of government,…