June 4, 2012
Tara Library – June 5 @ 3:30pm Paisley & District Chamber Meeting – June 7 @ 7 pm
Call 1-519-881-4900 or 1-855-260-4900 or in person to sign up.
RSVP to 353-6021.
May 7, 2012
In House workshops
We provide the opportunity to work with a business trainer and interact with other business owners to gain new ideas, growth strategies and success tools.
Wednesday, May 16 – 9:30 am-Noon, Neustadt
“Business Deductions & Government Reporting Session “– All your questions answered about business write offs, deductions, filing and reporting, HST & other business obligations.
Monday, July 18 – 9:30 am-Noon, Neustadt
“Creating systems for your business – It’s time to get efficient –Increase profits by freeing up time for your most profitable activities, identify key systems to implement in each of the essential functions of successful business, create an action plan to systematize you business.
Wednesday, June 20 – 9:30 am-Noon, Neustadt
“Productivity for People & Organizations” – Essential versus time-critical tasks, delegate and deal with interruptions and meetings productively.
Per Registration/$20.00 per session
No Charge to Business Excellent Training Program ClientsFran Hawkins: Training Coordinator Saugeen Economic Development Corporation A Community Futures Development Corporation 515 Mill Street – P.O. Box 177
Neustadt, Ontario NOG 2MO Phone: 519-799-5750 or 1-877-335-7332 (SEDC)
Fax: 519-799-5752 firstname.lastname@example.org www.sbdc.ca
March 27, 2012
Hello, Please help us spread the word!
Every business starts with a vision. With hands-on coaching and mentoring, and up to $3,000, students aged 15 – 29 can turn their vision into their own summer business.
For more information, contact the Business Enterprise Centre in Saugeen Shores at 519-832-2082.
Thanks so much!
Jill Roote, BA, MBA
Saugeen Shores Business Enterprise Centre
559 Goderich Street
Port Elgin, ON N0H 2C4
February 22, 2012
Back Eddie’s will once again be hosting one of the 3 satellite locations for the Summerfolk Youth Showcase competition on March 18th. This event gives youth 21 and under a chance to show off their talents and vi for a spot on stage at Summerfolk. This event is open to the public but seats tend to fill up fast with family and friends of the competitors. More info can be obtained at Summerfolk’s website; www.summerfolk.org
Also on Sunday, March 4 a group of Paisley ladies is inviting all (that includes all ages and genders) interested in sharing thoughts, wisdoms, stories, poems, songs and jokes, etc about International Women’s Day to gather at Back Eddie’s from 2 pm on. Articles and goodies for a raffle table would be gratefully appreciated with the aim to raise a few dollars for our local women’s shelter. There will be snacks and refreshments. Bring a piece of cloth for multicultural representation of women(domestic, family, careers, relationships etc, etc). Think globally, act locally.
There will be the traditional gathering on the bridge on March 8th. This bridge gathering takes place all over the world on this day. For more information check out the web site www.internationalwomensday.com. Each year around the world, International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8. Thousands of events occur not just on this day but throughout March to mark the economic, political and social achievements of women. Organizations, governments, charities and women’s groups around the world choose different themes each year that reflect global and local gender issues.
2012 Theme: CONNECTING GIRLS, INSPIRING FUTURES
If every International Women’s Day event held in 2012 includes girls in some way, then thousands of minds will be inspired globally.
February 19, 2012
Remember to visit the Treasure Chest Museum on Monday, Feb 20, 2012 from 1-4 for lots of fun things to do. Tell your friends and invite them all!!!
There’s something for everyone at the Treasure Chest Museum. Our one-of-a-kind museum contains hundreds of items that are sure to fascinate individulas of all ages. Our modern two-storey bulding conatins a wide assortment of tools from nearly every trade, a blacksmith forge and many collections. The upper floor contains household items.
The Treasure Chest Museum is the creation of Norman Hagedorn. He and his wife, Ina devoted their retirement years to collecting antiques. In 1985, Norman opened his collection as a museum to the public. The museum is now maintained by the Municipality of Arran-Elderslie and is run by community volunteers. It is open to the public during the summer months and by appointment. 519-353-7176.
January 5, 2012
We have finalized some of our Winter Business Session for the New Year. Please feel free to pass this information on. If you would like a poster emailed to you please let me know.Employer Awareness Session Wednesday January 25th (Snow date of Jan. 31) 8:00 am – 11:30 am Georgian College Dining Room FREE As an employer, did you know that there are agencies and
organizations that can help you: - Participate in apprenticeship training? - Hire and train employees? - Offer financing options for your business? - Provide valuable labour market information? Partners: Four County Labour Planning Board, Employment Ontario and
Georgian College E-Marketing Tuesday February 7th & 14th, 8:00 am – 11:00 am Stone Tree Golf & Fitness, Owen Sound $80 (includes HST) per person, includes full breakfast This workshop series will be of interest to businesses that want to
take their online presence to the next level. The focus of these
sessions will cover your site’s role in your business objectives, the
importance of quality content, advantages and disadvantages of social
media and which type fits with the needs of your business. Includes
handouts and interactive learning opportunities.
How to “Really” Start a Business Wednesday March 7th 9:00am – 11:00am Owen Sound & North Grey Public Library FREE Discover the basic steps involved in starting a business, evaluating
your idea, determining your market and basic rules and regulations.
Basics of Bookkeeping Tuesday March 20th, 27th & April 3rd 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Business Enterprise Centre Boardroom $85 + HST This three part Bookkeeping Workshop will allow you to use the tools
and information to understand your financial statements and your own
books confidently. Class size is limited to 8 to allow a hands – on,
individualized learning opportunity for everyone.
Registration is required for all workshops. Space is limited, don’t
be disappointed register today!
Thanks, Katie CroftBusiness Enterprise Centre- Owen Sound & Area 173 8th St. East Owen Sound, ON N4K 1K9 Bus: (519) 371-3232 Fax: (519) 371-2060 email@example.com www.owensoundbusiness.ca
December 19, 2011
Thank you for helping us to spread the word about the 10-Steps to Community Action series of workshops…I really appreciate it!!!
Please Note: there are only 7 spots remaining…if you are interested in joining us for this exciting program, please fill in the attached registration form and submit it quickly. Looking forward to seeing you there…!!!
Take care, Dave Barret
What we will learn
l. Understanding the Foundation of Leadership
2. Social Media
3. Public Speaking
4. The Politics of Organizations
5. TRAFFIC-Managing Communication Flow
6. Dealing with Difficult People
7. Media Relations
8. Show Me the Money
10. Don’t Just Survive: Thrive!
Tuesday, February 7 Wednesday, February 15
Tuesday, February 21
Tuesday, February 28
Tuesday, March 6
Tuesday, March 20
Tuesday, March 27
Thursday, March 29
Tuesday, April 3
Tuesday, April 10
All sessions will be held in Hanover or Walkerton from 7:00 – 9:30 p.m. $125 includes HST! Originally 25 spaces available. Registration Deadline February 3
(PS: There are two pages to the attached document. Transportation is available from Paisley for up to 5 people. Let’s get lots of representation from this village. This is a learning opportunity SMB)