SBCN in Exchange Magazine

The Small Business Community Network was featured in the latest issue of Exchange magazine. In an article written by Jane Orend and featuring Linda Ockwell-Jenner, the SBCN is promoted as a great start to business networking.

Check out the article on pages 12 and 13.

Technology - What Happens When it Fails?

In the world we live in today we cannot cope without all the new technology out there. Computers for instance, if they stop working what do we do? Well, once we have stopped screaming and shouting at the monitor, and hoping a technical support person will pop out and magically resolve our problem we face the facts. Until the computer has been fixed we may have to resort to using a telephone to connect with people.

Rich Interiors conducts window dressing workshop at Designing Divas event Sat. May 5th

As a small business owner in the community I am happy to be supporting the Hope Spring Cancer Support Centre on Saturday May 5th. I will be conducting an interactive workshop on Saturday May 5th at Jacob Hespler Secondary School, Holiday Inn Drive, Cambridge. The workshop entitled "Window Dressing" promises to be a fun filled interactive workshop where you will learn which fabrics to use for the spring and summer months, and how to properly dress your windows for the season! For more information on this event contact 519-624-9948 before April 30th to register.

Family walking for the family - Multiple Sclerosis

Posted on behalf of John Turvey...

In addition to walking for my brother Jim who passed away last month, we're also walking this year for Dean Turvey, my brother, and Sheila McDaniel (Jim's daughter, my niece, who was recently diagnosed with MS). Both Sheila and Dean are diligently raising funds, have both exceeded their goal and will be out there walking on April 15th.

April - Cancer Awareness Month!

What on earth does Cancer awareness month have to do with business, small business in particular? Quite a lot actually. Imagine if you were the owner of a small business and you woke up one morning and your life had changed forever? Imagine if your life had changed to the extent where you could not actually work and you were worried sick about how to cope?

ROOF's Gala in support of services to homeless and at-risk youth

Will be held on Friday May 4th, at the Victoria Park Pavilion with doors opening at 7:00pm.
This is a fun filled evening of live & silent auctions featuring fantastic prizes, including a luxury bus trip for 50 to Casino Rama, and a round of golf for 3 including lunch and cart!
Dave Huber will provide live music, with fine foods from local restaurants including Sole! Cash bar available.

A Duck in the Middle of the Road.....

Early this morning as I was driving my daughter to her part time job we noticed a lone duck sitting in the middle of the road. The duck appeared to be looking around and I felt sorry for the duck because I wondered if he was lost. My daughter said goodbye, got out of the car and told me not to worry as she was sure the duck would be ok.

Platypi Designs serving their clients better

In order to serve our clients better, we have implemented a new phone system that will allow people calling in to reach individual people by dialing in their extension.  We believe that this will give our clients the freedom to speak to the appropriate individual about their project details directly.  

While it will take some time for our clients and us to adjust to this new system we are excited about being able to service our clients better.  To reach us directly please contact us with the phone number and extensions below:

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