Friday, July 12, 2024
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SADC reopens in Fort Coulonge following renovation

New offices to accommodate more advisors and improve services to local businesses

Ken Pack cuts the ribbon at a reception Thursday evening to signal the official reopening of the SADC office in Fort Coulonge. Two years ago, the SADC moved into the building, which previously housed the Laurentian Bank, and this year made extensive renovations. Left to right are building owner Sébastien Bonnerot, Mayor of Fort Coulonge Christine Francoeur, MRC Pontiac Warden Jane Toller, SADC Board of Directors Vice-President Ken Pack, SADC Director General Rhonda Perry, renovation contractors Gabi and Céline Morin, and carpenters Mathieu Laroche and Maxime Lavigne. Pontiac’s SADC (La Société d’aide au développement des collectivités), known in English as CFDC (Pontiac Community Futures Development Corporation), has been providing assistance and support to rural entrepreneurs in the MRC Pontiac and the Municipality of Pontiac for 38 years. It is one of 267 federally-funded offices across Canada to assist small businesses and communities in rural and remote parts of the country.

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