March 25, 2020

Virtual Events Planned To Connect Us & Grow Your Biz - Join In!

Now is the time more than ever to continue positive engagement, to show support for one another where and when possible and WMB is hard at work creating opportunities that connect us virtually while showcasing our community businesses. We continue creating awareness and support that is so needed right now to ensure that the e-commerce of your business continues to flow at this most challenging time.  Everything we all do now to help and support one another has never been more important.  

Please join us for our FREE  ‘Social & Up Close’ (vs Social Distancing), ‘Zoom In’ Network Lounge series, created specifically for our network to remain in touch, and to learn from one another. We will  hear from our many community leaders and business owners' stories on how they are coping, providing tips and/or resources for all of us, which will hopefully bring some ‘hope’ and smiles’ back in these stressful times.


We thank each of you as always for your support and belief in what we do and our why. The mindset for all of us during this time, is extremely important, and what we are seeing on Facebook, with people singing from their balconies in Italy, to our incredible medical personnel, delivery drivers, our grocery store workers and so many more we count on, is inspiring and hopeful...seek out the good.  We continue to say, ‘Stay Encouraged’!  



Be strong, be smart, and believe!
Ozy Belle Fashions
Beautiful,unique, affordable fashions all in a tucked away boutique specializing in dressing women 40 plus!

Resources To Help You Grow Your Biz During Covid 19

Bringing Answers to you from 4 Industries : Financial, Mortgage, Legal, Real Estate

Online Event: March 26th at 7pm 

Do you have questions and want answers? Diane Giberson from Sutton Group-Masters Realty Inc and other Professionals are coming together to give you an update from these respective industries. More info here: http://www.letsbuyahome.ca/covid-online-event/


The Importance of Social Media during a Pandemic - YourSocialStrategy.com


Right now the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is front and center in all of our activities. Many companies and industries will struggle with fewer sales, sequestered employees, hoarders, and insecurities. Everyone needs to play a part in reducing panic and controlling the economy as much as possible. The social media posts that your brand issues can be […] 

https://www.yoursocialstrategy.com/the-importance-of-social-media-during-a-pandemic/

by : www.yoursocialstrategy.com

The Windsor Retirement Residence

Tips for Moving Your Classes or Content Online

https://www.womenmeanbusiness.ca/inspiring-content/tips-for-moving-your-classes-or-content-online

Canadian Economic Response Plan

The COVID-19 situation is constantly evolving and will continue to impact our lives and the economy. In response to the pandemic, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has unveiled an economic response package for Canadian workers and businesses. The package comprises income support, wage subsidies and tax deferrals as measures to help stabilize the economy. Details of Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan can be seen here. https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/economic-response-plan.html

Kingston Economic Development 

KEDCO has a dedicated web page with resources to support business that we are updating on a regular basis.  KEDCO is also in daily contact with our MP/MPP regarding changes/resources/programs. 

https://www.kingstonecdev.com/COVID-19



Resources to Support Businesses During COVID-19:

Government of Canada: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Resources for Canadian businesses

Business Development Bank of Canada: Support for Entrepreneurs impacted by coronavirus

Business Development Bank of Canada: Business continuity plan and templates for entrepreneurs

Export Development Canada: Managing Impact on Global Supply Chains

Employment Insurance and Labour and Occupational Health and Safety: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) – Employment and Social Development Canada

Provincial Links (Ontario): Ontario Ministry of Health - stats and self assessment tool

Calling All Suppliers: Help Canada Combat COVID-19

The Government of Canada is seeking information from suppliers on their ability to provide products and services in support of Canada’s response to COVID-19.

Products in demand include disposable N95 masks, disposable surgical masks, nitrile gloves, vinyl gloves, gowns, bottles of hand sanitizer and other prevention products.

Services in demand include guard/security services, nursing services, food services, laundry services, accommodation maintenance services, personal services, IT support services and other services.

If you can assist, here is a link to the form provided by the Government of Canada. Please complete and submit ASAP.

Please direct inquiries to Alain Dorion: alain.dorion@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca / Tel: 613-790-0974


Get your FREEEssential Guide to Managing Employees During Disruption”  (free download) 

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Darren Hardy’s Free Resources!

Leading Teams Virtually and Successfully Video

Learn How to Lead Productive Meetings

Best Practises for Video Conferencing

Mastering Your Morning Routine

12 Attributes of an A Team

Just click on each heading for more information.

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Hardy is a New York Times best-selling author. See: www.darrenhardy.com


Inspiration

Woman On The Move - video profiles

We profile amazing women from our community who share their powerful stories and experiences. Learn how they overcame obstacles, self doubts and challenges, all to uplift and inspire you.

Annette Gencarelli's journey from full time government job to full time independent business owner.

What does it take to really succeed in direct sales? After 30 years of successfully building up her business, Annette talks about the journey, as President of Aloette Eastern Ontario.

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE MORE

Woman On The Move - Proudly Sponsored by Handy Fairies Cleaning

Why Attitude Matters

by Jim Rohn |

Just as we are affected by what we know, we are also affected by how we feel. Click Here for Article.


Local News

InnVest Hotels Announces Temporary Closure of the Holiday Inn Kingston Waterfront Hotel to Complete $15million Renovation.

For over 50 years, the Holiday Inn Kingston Hotel has been an iconic part of the Kingston Waterfront community. Decades of guests and families have celebrated milestones within its walls.

Over the past several months, the hotel has been undergoing  an extensive renovation which includes all aspects of the facility with extensive  guestroom upgrades shifting to upscale contemporary lines , modernization of the dining experience and enhancing the  public areas by repositioning the spaces to further capture waterfront views. (read more…)

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