Platypi Designs awarded 2 Guelph Quality Award Certificates

At the 7th annual Guelph Awards of Excellence Gala on June 14th, Platypi Designs was awarded the Guelph Quality Awards (GQA) certificates in the categories of Planning and People Focus. These certificates are given to companies who have demonstrated excellent quality in each particular area of focus, and three companies were presented certificates for 2006.

Runway for the Cure: Our Vision of Hope

Linda Ockwell-Jenner and Melissa Stephens of the Small Business Community Network are co-chairing the premier Runway for the Cure: Our Vision of Hope event. This event will showcase breast cancer survivors and features some of the latest fashions. The event will be held at Bingemans Conference Centre in Kitchener, on September 11th. More details to follow...

Holy Crokinole!

One of the members of the Small Business Community Network has recently been playing his part on the world stage! At the 2006 World Crokinole Championship, Steven Cage placed 2nd in the Cue Singles. If you'd like to hear more about this fantastic achievement, check out Steven's blog. More information on the game of Crokinole.

Motivational Moments

I have just released the latest episode of my podcast: Motivational Moments. If you haven't had a chance to check it out, you can subscribe via iTunes, or listen on-line at my web site.

Woman of Distinction

Tanya Riemann of Platypi Designs, and a member of the Small Business Community Network, was recently nominated in the Women of Distinction awards! Tanya's nomination in the Business, Labour, the Professions and Entrepreneurs category recognizes her achievements.

RONA MS Bike Tour

One of our future presenters: Scott Hache, will be participating in a 150 KM Bike Tour to help raise funds to find a cure for Multiple Sclerosis. The tour takes place on July 22nd. Click here to support this worthy cause.

Want to know more about Thermography?

Linda Ockwell-Jenner will once again be spokesperson for Holistic Health Services of Waterloo. They are planning an outreach event with the North York Thermography clinic of Dr. Alexander Mostovoy. Call (519) 880-9190 for more information.

SBCN Mailing List

The SBCN maintains a mailing list for membership communication via e-mail at Any member can send an e-mail to this address and your message will be automatically sent to every member. Here are a few examples of how you might like to use the mailing list:-