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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
April 15th, 2021.

Pictured is Rick Dalmazzi, Executive Chair of the Muskoka Founders Circle who will be announcing the award recipients at the Impact Awards gala on May 27th, 2021.

 

Muskoka – Five finalists have been chosen for the Muskoka Founders Choice Awards that recognizes Muskoka-based entrepreneurs whose start-up businesses have the greatest potential for success. The cash prizes provide growth capital to those businesses with the greatest potential to grow, be profitable, add local jobs, and contribute to the local economy. This year there are three cash prizes: a $15,000 first prize, $10,000 second prize, and a $5,000 third prize. Chosen finalists will be announced at this year’s Rock the Dock – Gather Apart, Gala Together, virtual Impact Awards, taking place on May 27th, 2021.

“Through their shared vision of sustained economic growth through the support of local entrepreneurs, Founders Circle members contribute time and money towards helping these businesses really succeed,” says Rick Dalmazzi, Executive Chair of the Muskoka Founders Circle. “We are so excited about this year’s finalists and look forward to announcing the prize recipients at the Impact Awards Gala at the end of May.”

The Muskoka Founders share a common vision of sustained economic growth in Muskoka leading to an improved quality of life for all Muskoka residents. The Founders Circle Choice Awards help nurture the entrepreneurial activity in the region, which is an important contributor to growth.

The Muskoka Founders Circle works closely with Parry Sound Muskoka Community Network (PMCN) to host the Impact Awards Gala. This year’s Impact Awards Gala, Rock the Dock – Gather Apart, Gala Together, is taking place virtually through a platform called Remo on May 27th beginning at 5pm. Registration is free: www.pmcn.ca/iawards

“The Impact Awards Gala is our nod to the innovation and excellence happening in the Parry Sound and Muskoka entrepreneurial space and a way for us to come together to recognize the incredible talent in our region,” says Stuart Morley, Executive Director of the Parry Sound Muskoka Community Network. “We have such incredible spirit in Parry Sound and Muskoka and we really want to celebrate and recognize the hard work, grit and determination that our local entrepreneurs have shown over this past year.”


ABOUT THE IMPACT AWARDS GALA
This year’s Impact Awards, Rock the Dock – Gather Apart, Gala Together, is taking place virtually through a platform called Remo on May 27th beginning at 5pm. Register: www.pmcn.ca/iawards

 

ABOUT THE MUSKOKA FOUNDERS CIRCLE
The Muskoka Founders Circle is a group of Muskoka-based individuals and business working together to promote economic development in Muskoka. The group’s first initiative, The Founders Choice Awards, identifies and rewards entrepreneurs with promising new business ideas. To learn more about becoming a Founder, or for more information visit www.muskokafounderscircle.com, or contact Rick Dalmazzi, Executive Chair at info@muskokafounderscircle.com

 

ABOUT PMCN
The Parry Sound Muskoka Community Network (PMCN) promotes business productivity throughout the region. As part of this mandate, PMCN receives funding through FedNor to provide grants for businesses to adopt digital technology and support growth of the digital talent base including supporting high school robotics and other STEM programs as well as advocate for the development of the regional ecosystem including a sound broadband infrastructure. PMCN received funding through FedNor. To learn more about PMCN or get involved please visit www.pmcn.ca or follow us on Facebook

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