July 9, 2021

Community Summer Updates & Women Mean Business Network

As we slowly begin to open up, gather and meet in person again, we do so with grateful hearts. We truly look forward to seeing many of you, our readers, and wonderful supporters again in the near future. We will be busy working on our lineup for the Fall speakers' series, bringing together a talented group of women to engage, and inspire you. In the meantime enjoy this wonderful summer and we look forward to connecting again in August.

Enjoy this week's edition of Connect & Flourish!

Women's Wellness

What is a hormone imbalance anyways?

by Dr. Sarah Wilson, ND / Founder of Advanced Women's Health in Kingston

“My hormones are out of whack!” “Sorry, I am hormonal!” “I really feel like I have a hormonal imbalance.” This seems to be all that everyone is talking about lately, but what does a hormone imbalance even mean, is it a diagnosis or the cause of your symptoms?

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Inspiring Speakers' Series

Women Mean Business Network YouTube Channel!

Please do check out our selection of past speaker's video presentations that you may have missed at WMB Network YouTube Channel

You can WIN one of our Total Comfort Lounging Pants!

Woman On The Move Canada- Presents: Lounging Wear for Style & Total Comfort

These Lounging Pants Have You Covered   

 Your go to pants for dashing out, pre and post work outs, camping, cottage, deck time or just making a fashion statement this summer!

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Featuring a 1.5” wide fully printed elastic waistband and convenient front pockets, they’re printed on demand and made to order just for you! 

100% made and designed in Canada

 a $59 value!

See the various styles to choose from at www.WomanOnTheMoveCanada.ca

For the chance to win a fashionable pair of lounge pants go to Woman On The Move Canada and subscribe to our FREE newsletter with updates on new featured artists, products and upcoming sales!

Meet Some of Our Community Members!

See Full List of Community Members Section

Kingston KIA 

The Power To Surprise!

0% financing, 5-year comprehensive warranty, $500.00 First Time Buyer discount , $500.00 Recent Grad discount and $500.00 Military discount !

Kingston Kia “The Competition Knows us you should too”!


Kingston Kia - Address: 2820 Princess St. Kingston, Ontario K7P 0K3

Phone: 613-510-1329

ACFOMI Employment Services - Bonjour / Welcome!

 See ACFOMI's YouTube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YnZXuEcff0M 

OZY Belle Fashion



Book a time online at www.facebook.com/ozybellefashions on Facebook or call 613 547-8943. or 705 618-5685 cell

Learn More about Ozy Bell Fashion, our WMB Community Member Profile


Professional Cleaning Services

Satisfaction Guaranteed - Over 17 years of Quality Assurances Experience and Locally Owned

Handy Fairies Professional Cleaning Services

Fully Bonded & Insured - Fully Trained Staff - Free Estimates - Work Guaranteed

Our customers keep coming back to us, because we provide services that work and keep their homes clean, right down to the little details. This extensive cleaning system, which we call our Detail-Clean Rotation System, has been proven to be effective in more than five million cleans!. Please do contact us today for a FREE estimate!

"A team of four came to my home and did an incredible job! I am very picky and I am very impressed! Thank you Handy Fairies" Dale Leroux

WEBSITE Phone: 613-438-2233

Hawthorne Kitchens Is A Family Owned And Operated Company Since 1976.

Our Repeat Customer Base is A Testament Of Our Commitment to Quality, Durability and Functionality in Everything We Build!

phone: 613-384-2633

Address: 621 Justus Dr., Kingston


Today's Woman Traveller

Girls To Greece

From Sept 22 2021 to Oct 7, 2021 (15 nights)

ENCORE !! We are excited to be heading back to Greece on our annual favourite “Girls to Greece” program. Whether you appreciate beautiful scenery and amazing sunsets, love exploring and strolling down quaint narrow streets or are an ancient history buff, this tour has something for everyone to enjoy. I invite you to join me for this exciting and total Greek experience! LEARN MORE

Henderson Total Maintenance


We are trained and certified to provide comprehensive infection prevention and disease control measures. Stop the spread, protect your people and your business.
With the most advanced technology for commercial cleaning available, the Clorox Total 360 system, you get total coverage.
talk to one of our experts today!
(613) 531-5337


Right At Home Kingston

Do you have a loved one who needs some help to stay at home safely? If you have any questions

reach out to Sue Robinson, Regional Manager & Care Planner for Right At Home Kingston.

Community Happenings

Making Room For More Jobs and Investment in Kingston!

Click Here: Message by Mayor Paterson

10 Kingston Food Trucks You Have To Park Yourself At This Summer!

by Tourism Kingston
Photo: Country Cabin Chip Hut

Click Here: Food Trucks in Kingston

Summer Reading - Suggestions by Nancy Muir-Porter, General Manager of Indigo Kingston

"These are all great books to read on deck. Summer is a time to read and enjoy." Nancy.  

The Dead Husband by Carter Wilson 

A town Called Solace by Mary Watson 

The German Heiress by Anika Scott 

The Last thing he ever Told me by Laura Dave 

Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid 

Please do learn more about Indigo Kingston and their summer fundraiser to help youth and families in our region.
You can make an online donation or drop off a donation at the store or do check out the store registry for much needed items.


WBE  - Women Business Enterprises Canada Council is a Canadian non-profit organization, has recently launched Tools For Growth’ - The Resource Library for Women Owners Ready To Scale Up Their Business - a promising new initiative designed to support the growth and success of Canadian women-owned businesses.

Who is it best suited for?

Designed to serve women owned businesses from across all industries, it is best suited for businesses at startup or scale up level, from solopreneurs, through micro to small size especially those eager to prepare their business for opportunities within corporate and government supply chains.

What does it provide?

Tools For Growth provides access to Training Resources, Access to Workshops and Events, Discounts and Specials and more! Learn more at


Pow Wow Pitch To Win $50,000 in Prizes!

Supporting and Empowering Indigenous Entrepreneurs!  Indigenous entrepreneurs can submit a 1-minute video business pitch for the chance to win $50,000 in prizes!

Deadline to apply is July 15th. Learn more at www.powwowpitch.org/pitch

Click here to read the full story.

More Resources to Help You Grow Your Business and YOU

Microsoft Launches Initiative to help 25 Million People Globally To Acquire Needed Digital Skills

Marketing Guide for Businesses Reopening During Coronavirus

Digital Main Street Announces Three New Programs

As part of a partnership between the Government of Canada and the Province of Ontario, Digital Main Street recently announced three new programs to support businesses across Ontario. From $2,500 Digital Transformation Grants to ShopHERE: a program to help you get selling online right away!

The Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub

(WEKH), in partnership with the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs (FWE), is delighted to launch a new sharing platform built by SheEO to help women entrepreneurs and the women who support them across Canada easily connect.

Kingston Mental Health Resources List

Need Help in Getting Your Business to Go Digital. 

Canada Emergency REsponse Benefit / CERB:

City of Kingston Tax Relief

The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy

Covid 19 Tools & Resources for Business - Ontario Chamber of Commerce

Canadian Business Resilience Network

Public and private sector programs and initiatives across Canada that support businesses and their employees.

Kingston Community information and resources

University & College Students Learn Free With Coursera.com Accredited courses!


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Josie Walsh at josie.secondwind@gmail.com


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