Grant Sparling Presented with Rural Ontario Leadership Award
- February 21st, 2018
- By Steven Sparling
Grant Sparling, Chief Development Officer at Cowbell Brewing Co., is recipient of the first ever Rural Ontario Leadership Award for Youth (defined as 25-years and under). Grant was recognized for Outstanding Leadership in the area of Rural Economic Development.
Grant led the design and construction at Cowbell, Canada’s First Design Build Destination Brewery. Cowbell welcomed over 100,000 Guests in its first five months of operation and employs over 150 - in a village of 1005 people.
Awards were presented by the Honourable Jeff Leal, Ontario Minister of Agriculture and Rural Affairs and the Minister responsible for Small Business, at the Rural Ontario Summit held February 15 in Newcastle, Ontario.