What a welcome site that sunshine and warmth is this week! As businesses begin to open their doors and Kingstonians cautiously get back to meeting up again, Gaby and I want to take this time to thank all of you who have attended our online presentations in the past few months and to our keynote speakers who have graciously shared their expertise with us all. You can find the majority of the last 10 presentations on our Youtube Channel - Women Mean Business Network
This month of June is dedicated to saluting the women in trades and manufacturing. We have had the privilege of connecting with some amazingly inspiring women. Please do read or view their stories and great information, go to Inspiring Content: Saluting Women in Trades & Manufacturing
Do you have a young person in your life, looking at career and education options? Please do join us next Tuesday, June 23rd at 10:30am along with Melissa Cox, Geoff Petznik and Jason Quenneville from the Limestone District School Board’s Expanded Opportunities Team to learn how together they are building teacher capacity, engaging students, and promoting exciting career pathways to students. More information within this newsletter or go to Coming Events
Upcoming Presentation by Limestone District School Board’s Expanded Opportunities Team. Learn about exciting career pathways to students in the trades & manufacturing sector.
June is our Salute to Women in Trades & Manufacturing. Meet some very inspiring women and learn more about the resources available in education, financial grants and career opportunities within this sector.
Resources to help you grow your business during COVID 19! (scroll down page)
Rhonda was recently appointed as one of 9 industry leaders in Canada to be part of new Industry Strategy Council of Canada READ MORE HERE
You can watch Rhonda's informative presentation video here. Her goal - to bring in 100,000 women into the manufacturing sector within 5 years!!
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"Nicole LeClair is a Welding Engineering Technologist, Welder Fitter and a Red Seal welder. She has over 20 years of experience in the industry and over time has also become a welding inspector and attained her International Welding Technologist certificate as well.She holds an all-position welding ticket in the SMAW and FCAW processes but loves all welding processes!
Two years ago, she founded the Nicole LeClair Welding Bursary Award and has since gotten some industry backing as well in order to issue four $2,000 bursaries for 2020! Proudly sponsored by Hawthorne Kitchens Kingston
Today's Woman Traveller : Our passengers are women of all ages and from varied backgrounds: single, married, divorced and widowed. Some come with friends or family (mother/daughter, sisters), but for the most part women come individually. Learn More at: http://www.todayswomantraveller.com/alltours/tours
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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.
With updated measures in place, we are launching an IHG Clean Promise. Rolling out globally
from June 1, 2020, guests can be reassured that Good isn’t good enough – we’re committed to high levels of cleanliness. That means clean, well maintained, clutter free rooms that meet our standards.
Denzel Washington is an American actor, director, and producer. He has received three Golden Globe awards, a Tony Award, and two Academy Awards.
Please enjoy this inspiring speech he made to a University graduating class and hopefully it will spark in a young person (or at any age) the journey "to create a life that makes a difference in this world!"
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!
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