The program provides start-up funding of up to three-thousand dollars for as many as five eligible students between the ages of 15 and 29.
The funds raised will go towards community projects.
The Operations Manager for the Chamber of Commerce in Goderich, Central Huron and North Huron, says the business community understands the need for them to do their part to keep people safe and stop the spread of COVID-19.
Infection control and prevention and mental health and addiction support are a couple of the short term priorities being looked at.
The Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation is making some changes to its annual shoreline clean-up.
The Director of Economic Development for Huron County says they hope to have a Taste of Huron web site up and running within a month.
A Goderich resident, who drives an electric car, made a presentation to Huron County recently about the advantages of going to a fast charger, rather than a level two charger, when they look at joining a regional electric car charging network.
A professor at the University of Guelph says using a ‘rural lens’ in making decisions at the provincial level is critical to the health and development of rural Ontario.
The idea would also encompass neighbouring counties including Perth, Bruce, Grey and Wellington.
Financial and mental health concerns magnify the COVID issue.