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Sterik’s Bikes – Art in Motion

Fond of bicycles and looking for a truly unique ride? Then STERIK’S Bikes may be for you. STERIK’S Bikes is a boutique operation started in 2015 and has already developed a loyal following. Unlike other retailers in the region, STERIK’S Bikes offers handcrafted customization and rebuild services that go beyond standard repair and maintenance. Company […]

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Hawk’s Nest Slated to Return

Due to last year’s successful Hawks’ Nest event, the Saugeen Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) in partnership with the Bruce Community Futures Development Corporation (Bruce CFDC) are once again planning to deliver the Hawk’s Nest. This Dragon’s Den inspired competition encourages entrepreneurs from various sectors to pitch their business ideas in an attempt to secure financial […]

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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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How to Preserve the Family Farm During a Divorce

Collaborative Family Law is a new system where each spouse is represented by a lawyer who helps navigate them through the separation process by negotiating a Collaborative Settlement and therefore avoiding the need to proceed to Court.

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Local Business Responds to Unique Demographics

Last year, MoneySense Magazine named Owen Sound the 15th best place to retire in Canada.

Local business, Maids Unlimited provides cleaning services to homes and businesses in the Grey and Bruce region, and also home maintenance service which is especially convenient for the elderly.

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The Dragons Support Local Beer

The 6th Annual Dragons Den was held last night at the Meaford Hall and generated nearly $26,215 for local start-ups.

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Local Businesses Recognized at Excellence Awards Gala

Owen Sound’s Chamber of Commerce, which is celebrating its 150th year, hosted the 23rd Annual Business Excellence Awards Gala last week at the Bayshore.

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Chamber Honours Local Businesses at Annual Awards

‘It was a great event last night,’ says Bleeding Carrot owner Jim Ansell, who won the 2014 People’s Choice Award at the annual Owen Sound Chamber of Commerce Awards. More than 300 people were in attendance at the Bayshore Community Centre on Thursday night.The event included a social dinner and entertainment, followed by 12 award […]

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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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