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8 reasons to Do It It In Durham – Celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week!

Oct 9, 2018

Do It In Durham is coming up again. Every year, we get very excited about this week.  In 2013 when we started, we wanted this to be an opportunity for job creators, business owners, entrepreneurs and the business community at large to come together to celebrate the spirit of business ownership.  This week has over 50 events this year, so many opportunities to meet new people, build relationships, learn new things and to celebrate!  Please visit our website www.doitindurham.biz for more information.

  1. Raise awareness of your business and the role you play in strengthening our local economy
  2. Improve your skills, learn about digital marketing, finance and pitching your business
  3. Network with like-minded people, you never know what opportunities will present!
  4. Celebrate local businesses, be inspired by their stories
  5. Reach + engage new audiences, meet people you don’t know
  6. Learn about the entrepreneurship ecosystem here in Durham, and how you can help encourage economic development and stability
  7. Develop a supportive startup culture and help build an entrepreneurial mindset in your community
  8. Share your business story with not only your local community, but with the world using #DoItInDurham2018 #GEW2018 and tell us about your week celebrating
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BACD Welcomes new board member!

Oct 3, 2018

The Board of Directors are pleased to welcome Uchechi Ezurike-Bosse to the board!  Her knowledge and experience as an entrepreneur and business owner will complement the mission and vision of the Business Advisory Centre Durham.

Teresa Shaver, Executive Director of the BACD, feels that Uchechi will be an asset and a great resource for clients at the BACD and for the BACD itself.  Uchechi Ezurike-Bosse is a business strategist, author, speaker, and wholesale expert, helping passion-driven entrepreneurs increase their wealth, confidence and freedom. She’s been featured as a guest on Hay House Radio, a regular contributor to The Huffington Post, as well as various online publications.

Uchechi is the founder of My Empowered Living and Bossurike, author of From Aspiration to Fulfillment ~ Bridging the Gap from Where you Are to Where you Want to be, which is available at all major online booksellers, and Chapters-Indigo stores across the country. She’s also the author of Business Success Blueprint ~ A Step-by- Step Process to Creating a Profitable Business You Love, and the creator of the Dream Life Designer Planners. A comprehensive planner and goal setting system that allows you to set aligned goals, while having the support and accountability to achieve them.

To learn more about Uchechi: http://www.myempoweredliving.com/

Courtice teen gets startup support for tutoring business

Jul 26, 2018

Meet one of clients, Tawfek Abdelwahed, owner of TBT Tutoring. He is taking part the BACD Summer Company program, an Ontario Government program provides students ages 15-29 up to $3,000 and hands-on coaching and mentoring to help you start and operate your business.

Read the article at durhamregion.com

 

 

K2O 50 K Paddle Marathon for Autism Ontario

Jun 26, 2018

On July 22nd, East of Six SUP (one of our clients) are racing in the 50 K Marathon Paddle Race by stand up paddle board to raise funds and awareness for Autism Ontario!

The 50 K, K2O Paddle Marathon is from Burritts Rappids to the Rideau Canoe Club in Ottawa. It’s going to be a big challenge and test of endurance so we are grateful to you for your support.

We are passionate about paddle boarding and our work with Autism Ontario. Our monthly volunteer nights where we host members of Autism Ontario Durham Region through the summer season are a highlight of the season. We are excited to represent Autism Ontario and it’s members in this race and with your support we can all “Stand Up” together for Autism Ontario.

All pledges for the fundraiser will go directly to Autism Ontario and all donors will be entered into a raffle draw held by Autism Ontario on July 23, 2018 following the K2O Paddle Marathon. Donors pledging $20 or more receive a tax receipt from Autism Ontario.

Prize List:

  1. Cineplex Movie Passes for 1 year (1 Winner)
  2. Go Tours Canada Segway Tours for 2 and a $50 Gift Card for Cactus Club (1 Winner)
  3. Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada Passes for 2 and a $50 Gift Card for Cactus Club (1 Winner)
  4. Infinity Water Taxi Boat Cruise for 4 and a $50 Gift Card for Cactus Club (1 Winner)
  5. Gold’s Home Gym Set (1 Winner)
  6. Stand Up Paddle Board , Timberless (1 Winner)
  7. Limited Edition Signature Series Toronto Maple Leafs Autographed Hockey Stick (1 Winner)
  8. East Coast Lifestyle Apparel Prize Pack (2 Winners)
  9. Support the Locals $50 Gift Card (2 Winners)
  10. Muttonhead Prize Pack ( 1 Winner)
  11. Decent Human Beings Prize Pack (2 Winners)
  12. Beach Yoga Studios, 10 Yoga Class Pass (1 Winner)

Grand Prize: A one night stay at ONE KING WEST HOTEL in Toronto for two, a $50 Gift Card for Cactus Club and Two tickets to watch the Toronto Maple Leafs play the San Jose Sharks play the Toronto Maple Leafs next fall/winter. (3 Winners)

Follow @eastofsixsup on Instagram and hashtag #standupforautismontario and #eastofsixsup

DONATE ONLINE NOW

DIID Logo 2018

8 reasons to Do It It In Durham – Celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week!

Oct 9, 2018

Do It In Durham is coming up again. Every year, we get very excited about this week.  In 2013 when we started, we wanted this to be an opportunity for job creators, business owners, entrepreneurs and the business community at large to come together to celebrate the spirit of business ownership.  This week has over 50 events this year, so many opportunities to meet new people, build relationships, learn new things and to celebrate!  Please visit our website www.doitindurham.biz for more information.

  1. Raise awareness of your business and the role you play in strengthening our local economy
  2. Improve your skills, learn about digital marketing, finance and pitching your business
  3. Network with like-minded people, you never know what opportunities will present!
  4. Celebrate local businesses, be inspired by their stories
  5. Reach + engage new audiences, meet people you don’t know
  6. Learn about the entrepreneurship ecosystem here in Durham, and how you can help encourage economic development and stability
  7. Develop a supportive startup culture and help build an entrepreneurial mindset in your community
  8. Share your business story with not only your local community, but with the world using #DoItInDurham2018 #GEW2018 and tell us about your week celebrating
Uchechi Profile Image

BACD Welcomes new board member!

Oct 3, 2018

The Board of Directors are pleased to welcome Uchechi Ezurike-Bosse to the board!  Her knowledge and experience as an entrepreneur and business owner will complement the mission and vision of the Business Advisory Centre Durham.

Teresa Shaver, Executive Director of the BACD, feels that Uchechi will be an asset and a great resource for clients at the BACD and for the BACD itself.  Uchechi Ezurike-Bosse is a business strategist, author, speaker, and wholesale expert, helping passion-driven entrepreneurs increase their wealth, confidence and freedom. She’s been featured as a guest on Hay House Radio, a regular contributor to The Huffington Post, as well as various online publications.

Uchechi is the founder of My Empowered Living and Bossurike, author of From Aspiration to Fulfillment ~ Bridging the Gap from Where you Are to Where you Want to be, which is available at all major online booksellers, and Chapters-Indigo stores across the country. She’s also the author of Business Success Blueprint ~ A Step-by- Step Process to Creating a Profitable Business You Love, and the creator of the Dream Life Designer Planners. A comprehensive planner and goal setting system that allows you to set aligned goals, while having the support and accountability to achieve them.

To learn more about Uchechi: http://www.myempoweredliving.com/

Courtice teen gets startup support for tutoring business

Jul 26, 2018

Meet one of clients, Tawfek Abdelwahed, owner of TBT Tutoring. He is taking part the BACD Summer Company program, an Ontario Government program provides students ages 15-29 up to $3,000 and hands-on coaching and mentoring to help you start and operate your business.

Read the article at durhamregion.com

 

 

K2O 50 K Paddle Marathon for Autism Ontario

Jun 26, 2018

On July 22nd, East of Six SUP (one of our clients) are racing in the 50 K Marathon Paddle Race by stand up paddle board to raise funds and awareness for Autism Ontario!

The 50 K, K2O Paddle Marathon is from Burritts Rappids to the Rideau Canoe Club in Ottawa. It’s going to be a big challenge and test of endurance so we are grateful to you for your support.

We are passionate about paddle boarding and our work with Autism Ontario. Our monthly volunteer nights where we host members of Autism Ontario Durham Region through the summer season are a highlight of the season. We are excited to represent Autism Ontario and it’s members in this race and with your support we can all “Stand Up” together for Autism Ontario.

All pledges for the fundraiser will go directly to Autism Ontario and all donors will be entered into a raffle draw held by Autism Ontario on July 23, 2018 following the K2O Paddle Marathon. Donors pledging $20 or more receive a tax receipt from Autism Ontario.

Prize List:

  1. Cineplex Movie Passes for 1 year (1 Winner)
  2. Go Tours Canada Segway Tours for 2 and a $50 Gift Card for Cactus Club (1 Winner)
  3. Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada Passes for 2 and a $50 Gift Card for Cactus Club (1 Winner)
  4. Infinity Water Taxi Boat Cruise for 4 and a $50 Gift Card for Cactus Club (1 Winner)
  5. Gold’s Home Gym Set (1 Winner)
  6. Stand Up Paddle Board , Timberless (1 Winner)
  7. Limited Edition Signature Series Toronto Maple Leafs Autographed Hockey Stick (1 Winner)
  8. East Coast Lifestyle Apparel Prize Pack (2 Winners)
  9. Support the Locals $50 Gift Card (2 Winners)
  10. Muttonhead Prize Pack ( 1 Winner)
  11. Decent Human Beings Prize Pack (2 Winners)
  12. Beach Yoga Studios, 10 Yoga Class Pass (1 Winner)

Grand Prize: A one night stay at ONE KING WEST HOTEL in Toronto for two, a $50 Gift Card for Cactus Club and Two tickets to watch the Toronto Maple Leafs play the San Jose Sharks play the Toronto Maple Leafs next fall/winter. (3 Winners)

Follow @eastofsixsup on Instagram and hashtag #standupforautismontario and #eastofsixsup

DONATE ONLINE NOW