The family business Lockside Trading Company created in 1987 by Susan Mattucci and her partner Brian Holmes in the heart of the Kawarthas cottage country, Young’s Point, ON. Having hands on experience of what it takes to be an entrepreneur from the beginning stages, to creating a multi award winning small business. The full-service retail store operating year-round offering a constantly changing environment and experience, becoming a favorite destination for locals and out-of-town visitors alike. Attracting more than 100,000 visitors a year, so many in fact, that in 1997 it was classified as an Ontario Major Attraction.
When Brian passed away on June 30, 2003, after a 10-month battle with cancer, Sue's son Mike Mattucci came in full time to help keep up their vision of Lockside and more. Continuing growing the business, including expanding to another location in Haliburton. Making Lockside the destination in Peterborough, the Kawarthas, and the Haliburton Highlands.