Cheryl Gallant Announces Eastern Ontario Development Program Funding

October 17, 2012

Front: Ralph Barker (Production Technician), Bonnie Connaughan (Production Technician), Dan Mellen (General Manager), Cheryl, Lorann Martinell (HR Generalist) Back: Tom Chapeau (Production Coordinator), Harry Lane (HR Manager), Dennis Schison (Production Technician), Andy Keller (Production Technician), Rudy Witlox (Controller)

Pembroke, Ontario  - Cheryl Gallant, Member of Parliament for Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke is pleased to announce that KI Pembroke is the successful applicant for 2012 Eastern Ontario Development Funding.

Cheryl met with Dan Mellen, General Manager, Harry Lane, Human Resource Manager, as well as production and staff members on Friday, October 12th to personally deliver the good news.

In KI’s going efforts in striving for excellence in operations and management, this EODP funding will be allocated to leadership and team building as well as problem solving, training and analysis.

As Cheryl Gallant stated “KI Pembroke is an ever-growing manufacturer, seeking to expand operations. This funding is vital for their operation. I am pleased that KI Pembroke is receiving this government funding ”

The Eastern Ontario Development Program (EODP) is a Government of Canada initiative which promotes economic development in eastern Ontario, leading to a diversified and competitive regional economy with successful businesses and prosperous communities.

It has been a catalyst in many communities by encouraging new projects and community plans, mobilizing community stakeholders and helping to form partnerships