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Welcome to Sheryl Fanta

Please join me in welcoming the newest member of the Small Business Community Network (SBCN).

Some of you will have already met Sheryl Fanta at one of our previous monthly networking events. Sheryl is a Mortgage Agent with Mortgage Intelligence. With access to over 50 lenders, Sheryl can get creative to help homebuyers find just what they need.

I'd encourage you all to connect with Sheryl if you haven't already.

B2B Networking, 16th February, Kitchener City Hall.

The Small Business Community Network will be hosting the regular monthly meeting on Wednesday 16th February, 2011, 7pm 9pm at WRSBC, Kitchener City Hall. Come along and enjoy B2B networking, an education session, a seminar, and much more! Refreshments are provided.

Mike Bierstock, Royal Executive Centre, Sponsors Small Business Community Network

The Small Business Community Network are pleased to announce our new sponsor for 2011. Mike Bierstock, President, Royal Executive Centre, http://www.royalexec.com/. Mike has been a loyal support of the SBCN for many years and we are delighted to have Royal Executive Centre on board as our newest sponsor!

2010 SBCN Web Site Stats

With the paint now dry on a number of changes we've made to the SBCN web site, I thought it might be nice to take a glance at the statistics for our web site across the whole of last year. The SBCN web site is truly a resource for all our members, so let's see what kind of impact it had in 2010:

  • 11,000+ unique visitors
  • 24,000+ visits
  • 138,000+ pages served

Numbers are nice, but let's see how things have grown over the past few years...

Small Business Community Network Treasure Hunt

Who likes to hunt for treasure? Who likes to hunt for business? If you answered YES to these 2 questions this event is for you! Please contact linda@motivationalsteps.com who will be arranging this special event and she will add your contact information to the list of attendees, with more information to follow.

Steve Bentley, Member of the SBCN Will be Presenting at the Next Meeting 19th January, 2011

Steve Bentley, Bentley Financial will be offering a presentation at the SBCN monthly meeting on Wednesday January 19th, 2011: Here is an overview of Steve's topic:

Perceptions and Misconceptions - Financial Planning for Small Business Owners

This informal presentation will navigate us through the truths, myths and unique requirements small business owners and entrepreneurs can face in their own business and personal financial planning.

Small Business Community Network Highlights of 2010

With a new year upon us I thought we should showcase some of the special events the Small Business Community Network hosted in 2010.

January 2010 SBCN CONNECT at Caesar Martinis, Waterloo. This event was a great success, was free to attend. LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter came face to face with SBCN Members and everyone enjoyed a great time connecting and building relationships. Thanks go Caesar Martinis for sponsoring the snack food.

Happy New Year!

The SBCN committee would like to wish all our members a very happy and prosperous New Year! We look forward to helping you grow your business in 2011.

Just a reminder, that annual membership is now due. Check-out the following page for more details.

2011 Memberships Now Due

2011 annual SBCN membership is now due; be sure to check out the current rates and benefits of SBCN membership!

For your convenience, we offer simple on-line payment through our secure payment processor: PayPal. This allows you to pay for your annual membership with ease and security -- a PayPal account is NOT REQUIRED! Simply click on the appropriate button below:

SBCN Launches Improved Web Site

We've launched an improved version of our web site making it even easier to find the information you need.

SBCN Home Page

The newly re-designed home page provides a 'dashboard' with quick access to upcoming meeting details, SBCN news, articles and blogs from our members. Look out too, for our Featured Articles section which provides guidance, tips and business help to help you grow and build your successful business.

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