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Post Election Reponses from Elected Officials – Reaction to Election

Monday, October 27, citizens across Ontario elected their municipal officials for 2014-2018. The Grey Bruce Business Journal asked the people elected in Owen Sound, ‘Are you happy with the results of the election?’ We are awaiting responses from Councillor Peter Lemon.     ‘Yes, I am looking forward to working with a renewed council who […]

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Award-Winning Local Author Contends for Seat on Council

I worked in communications for 35 years, the last 15 as the owner of my own company. I have been on the Public Library Board for 11 years, 7 as chair; I am on the Hospital Foundation Board and I have been part of the MRI and Cancer Campaigns; I worked on the Rec Centre campaign; and I have been President of the group that saved the Marine and Rail Museum.

I am running on a campaign of community engagement, municipal partnerships, responsible spending, and support for the hospital, college and culture. Owen Sound can be more than it is.

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Learn to Network

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)


Phone: 519 371 7464
Fax: 519 371 4043
Site: gbbj.biz
Email: editor@gbbj.biz
Address: 1240 2nd Ave E
Owen Sound, ON N4K 2J3

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