SBCN 15 Minute Educational Series

SBCN offers a 15 minute Educational Series at the beginning of every monthly meeting.  The educational series allows for a short introduction into a subject that gives its members a new look into business topics that will help their businesses grow.  Our intent is to touch up on subjects such as idea conception, realization, planning, and implementation into existing business models.  From sales to practical business practices that are sometimes avoided by small business owners, fundamentals can be re-introduced into these businesses.  With key points being drawn up to entertain the creative mind, the goal is to move the wheels of successful business development for all our members.

Taking up this post interested me from the start, but boy is it ever more entertaining to create a 15 minute presentation on topics I can talk all day!  I appreciate the opportunity to share the knowledge I have gained through my experiences and welcome the opportunity to shine for the SBCN!

Woodgreen Community Services Mentorship

In late 2011 I became involved with Woodgreen Community Services.  I currently volunteer as a mentor assisting new immigrants find jobs and set up their lives here in Toronto. I became involved to assist new immigrants find jobs similarly to my YMCA work in KW.  Quickly I found an opportunity to be a key note speaker in skills needed to find positions.  I believe in the cause of assisting new comers to Canada and find it inspiring to meet people who come to another our country trying to start from the beginning.

YMCA

In 2011 I became involved with YMCA.  I currently volunteer as a mentor assisting new immigrants find jobs and set up their lives here in KW.  I became involved as I saw a need to support our local community. During my tenure at St. Louis Continuing Education I assisted over 30 people gain new careers and jobs.  My ability to pinpoint skills and characteristics couple with my vast network and knowledge base allows me to assist people in changing careers effectively and efficiently.  With increasing success at the YMCA and their continuing work in the community I am proud to be a valued volunteer!

KW Greek Food Festival

Since the age of 16 I have been involved with the KW Greek Food Festival.  The Festival is a 2 week event in Kitchener Waterloo providing great food and culture.  Every year of 10 thousand people come through the doors to participate in the festivities and support the Greek-Cypriot Community. Stay tuned for the upcoming year, with a new look and feel to our website!

OCT Member

In 2009 I became an OCT member.  As an OCT member I am a confirmed certified teacher.  Since 2009 I have taught at several schools and am a member of both the Waterloo Regional District School Board and Waterloo Catholic School Board where I supply on my off days.  Teaching is a passion and something I will do for the rest of my life!

Trent University

In 2008 I decided to attend Trent University Bachelor of Education. I became intrigued withe opportunities available with a BEd and decided to move into a small town with a big heart.  Trent University was an interesting school and Peterborough an even more interesting city.  I met a variety of people and found long lasting friends.  Being part of a small community and being able to meet key figures who help shape the cities future was an experience that gave me a profound look at community and what it truly is!