Business development programs get funding

Members from the Community Futures Development Corporation receive a cheque for $21,300 on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 during the Leeds-Grenville Economic Development Summit in Kemptville, Ont. The money will go to developing the business retention and expansion program. (Newswatch Group/Bill Kingston)

KEMPTVILLE – Two business development programs in Leeds-Grenville have received money to help continue their work in the region.

Members of the Grenville Community Futures Development Corporation and local MP Gord Brown presented two cheques during the Leeds-Grenville Economic Development on Friday morning.

The first was for $21,300 for the North Grenville Business Retention and Expansion Program.

The second was $27,000 for Launch Lab at The Innovation Center.

The money is from the federal government.

Members of Launch Lab at The Innovation Center receive a cheque for $27,000 from MP Gord Brown, center, on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 during an economic development summit in Kemptville, Ont. The money will be used for the business acceleration program. (Newswatch Group/Bill Kingston)

Members of Launch Lab at The Innovation Center receive a cheque for $27,000 from MP Gord Brown, center, on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 during an economic development summit in Kemptville, Ont. The money will be used for the business acceleration program. (Newswatch Group/Bill Kingston)

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