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Concours d’Elegance at Cobble Beach

The Cobble Beach Golf Resort Community is proud to once again host the Cobble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The event is scheduled for Sunday, September 17th and runs all day.

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Downtown Owen Sound Survey Offers Few Surprises

As part of the Downtown Owen Sound Revitalization Study, surveys were conducted on three groups: Businesses & Landlords, Residents and Customers. The results hold few surprises and reinforce some common perceptions about problems in the downtown core. Regardless, the information is valuable as it helps determine the issues that a revitalization project should address. The […]

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Time for 10th St. Bridge Replacement?

Mayor Ian Boddy along with Councillors McManaman, O’Leary, Thomas, Koepke and Dodd met with Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Transportation, MPP Daiene Vernile to discuss funding for the reconstruction of the 10th St Bridge. The City’s delegation was joined by Grey County Warden Alan Barfoot and MPP Bill Walker who added their support to […]

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Owen Sound Launches “Are You Most?” Recruitment Campaign

The City of Owen Sound has launched a unique marketing campaign targeted to young entrepreneurs from the GTA and Southwestern Ontario. It urges these people to think outside the box and make Owen Sound home for their next business venture. The campaign, titled “Are You Most,” is cheeky and innovative, breaking the conventional rules of […]

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Eat. Drink. Savour Owen Sound!

Savour Owen Sound returns today for a delicious three-week run at participating restaurants throughout the City. Choose from 11 restaurants offering dinner specials from $22 to $35. Each special includes a three-course meal as well as the chance to win a gourmet food basket featuring local products. This year’s campaign features our highest number of […]

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Regional Career & Training Fair

Grey Bruce area to hold career & training fair in October.

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Medical Marijuana Manufacturer Selects Owen Sound

City of Owen Sound selected as site of new medical marijuana production facility when Canadian Bioceutical Corporation (BCC) receives license from Health Canada.

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Business Networking International (BNI) Sound Networking meets Each Wednesday 7:00 – 8:30 AM at Frog Ponds Cafe

Meet local business people and find out how networking is one of the most effective methods for marketing your business.
Visitors are always welcome, just call ahead to let us know you are coming 519-371-2622.

Business Enterprise Centre Workshops

Basics of Bookkeeping (Three part workshop)
Tuesday September 19th and 26th and Tuesday October 3rd, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Business Enterprise Centre Training Room $95 (HST included)
Facilitator: Jane Gallagher
This three part Bookkeeping Workshop will allow you to use the tools and information to confidently understand your financial statements and your own books. Class size is limited to 8 to allow a hands-on, individual learning opportunity for everyone.

Business Enterprise Centre Workshops

How to “Really” Start a Business
Wednesday September 20th, 9:00 am – 11:30 am, Bayshore Community Centre
FREE – Pre-registration is required
Facilitator: Cliff Bilyea
Discover the basic steps involved in starting a business, evaluating your idea, determining your market and basic rules and regulations. Attending the is workshop is mandatory for anyone applying to the Starter Company Plus Program.

Business Enterprise Centre Workshops

Introduction to Quick Books (Two part workshop)
Tuesday October 17th and 24th, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Business Enterprise Centre Training Room, $80 (HST Included)
Instructor: Jane Gallagher
The first session of Quick Books provides participants with an overview and access to a trial version of the program. The second session will be questions and answers to address specific issues. Knowledge of basic bookkeeping principles is required. Limited to 8, you must bring your own laptop. (This workshop does not cover the online version of Quick Books)

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Phone: 519 371 7464
Fax: 519 371 4043
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Email: editor@gbbj.biz
Address: 954 1st Ave W.
Owen Sound, ON CAN N4K 4K5

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