6 STEPS - do they work?

As the founder of Motivational Steps and the creator of the 6 STEPS I know they work! You may ask yourself how? When I first used the 6 Steps I was going through the challenge of breast cancer and receiving radiation treatment at Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto. With lots of time on my hands and not much to do other than worry, stress out or cry I decided to do something to help myself and also get me through these dark days.

Check out the SBCN Members Directory - find a business you can trust!

The Small Business Community Network Group has an excellent resource in the form of a Members Directory. The members of the SBCN are all valuable members of the community, trusted and well liked. Referrals pass from member to member and support is a top priority at the SBCN network group. Check out our Members Directory and find a the business you want to do business with!

Linda Ockwell-Jenner: Book Signing

I will be selling signed copies of the 2nd Edition of my book: A Life Like Mine, at the Coles bookstore in Fairview Park Mall, Kitchener on Saturday May 12th.

This recently revised edition contains additional content and makes an excellent gift for Mother's Day!

Take the opportunity to grab a copy of A Life Like Mine at a special price and you could win a FREE copy of my new CD!

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.