Opportunities Abound!

Watch for opportunities to start, grow, or advance your business this Fall. This month, we welcome our new members Patricia, Michaele-Sue, and Betty Ann of  Milestones & Transitions

Join the Uxbridge & Area Networking Group to explore the benefits of working together!

Together, We Prosper! 
Wednesday Oct. 11th
Building Business Forum
Stop by the Uxbridge Networking Group table at We C.A.R.E. for business trade show at the BBF.
Thursday Oct. 19th 
Open House - New Forming Uxbridge Toastmasters Club
Special guest speaker, David M. Bachan, DTM, Youth Leadership Chair for Toastmasters District 60.
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Friday Oct. 13th,  12 noon at Scrambles, Foxbridge Golf Club
Uxbridge Networking Lunch
Join us for the Leadership Game lead by our guest Lorna Weston-Smyth, Coach & Trainer.  RSVP

Monday November 13th
Communication and Leadership: Key Principles to an Entrepreneur's Success
Panel Discussion, display tables & networking event.
BBF
6th Annua l North Durham Building  Business Forum
Wednesday October 11, 2017
4:30 - 8:30 PM
Blackstock Recreation Complex
Building Business Forum
3440 Church St., Blackstock

Come visit the Uxbridge Networking Group booth at the We C.A.R.E. for business Trade Show at the Building Business Forum to enter a ballot for a chance to win free draw prizes including  a $50 gift certificate towards UNG annual membership, or Networking magazine ad. 

The Building Business Forum (BBF) will bring together business leaders to inspire new ideas, make strategic connections, network and strengthen the local economy. The Regional Municipality of Durham, in partnership with the townships of Brock, Scugog and Uxbridge organized this event to inspire and support entrepreneurship in north Durham. This year's theme is "Making it on Main Street." Business owners will share their experiences about how they have grown to be successful in their small town.

Register Online to attend BBF or  Contact Stacey Jibb at 289-404-1765.
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Uxbridge & Area Networking Group Lunch
Friday October 13th, 2017
12 NOON - 1:30PM
Scrambles Restaurant at Foxbridge Golf Club

Join us for the 
LEADERSHIP GAME  at UNG Lunch on October 13th!
The Leadership Game is a fun, yet challenging experience designed to assist you and to better understand the core values and principles of healthy leadership. Playing this game with 6-12 others like-minded individuals will bring about positive change through communication and connection and introduce the timeless principles of the kind of leadership that creates great work-place culture and delivers impactful, positive results.
It's an assessment tool for communication skills. It's an assessment tool for leadership skills. It's an assessment tool for areas of growth. But unlike most tools, it's not a 20 page questionnaire that has you just checking off the ticky boxes. It's an assessment tool that plays like a game. Once you begin to play, you forget about the assessment part and just start having fun and connecting with the people around you.
Lorna Weston-Smyth
Join us as  Lorna Weston-Smyth Coach and Trainer, Independent Executive Director of the John Maxwell Team, will be sharing with us more about the Leadership Game and then facilitating a round or two for everyone in the room.
Lorna Weston-Smyth brings her years as a serial entrepreneur to businesses and professionals to help them grow to the next level. For some, that's an issue of being stuck in their own leadership or self-leadership, unable to make a commitment and follow through with it themselves or unable to lead their teams to where they want to go. For others it's been unlocking a limiting belief that's holding them back.

RSVP Annie Hardock at networkinggroup@uxbridge.com or call 905-852-6686 to reserve your spot if you have not already done so.
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Warm Welcome to New UNG Members!
Milestones _ Transitions
Betty Ann Streeter_ Michaele-Sue Goldblatt_ Patricia Fenton
Milestones & Transitions
Patricia Fenton, Michaele-Sue Goldblatt, and Betty Ann Streeter are partners at Milestones & Transitions. 
All three are clinical social workers who have consulted with and worked with each other for many years.  They have sat on committees together; they have consulted to governments regarding policy, legislation and regulations; they have run practices and agencies serving individuals, couples, families and groups.
Each one of them has a Master of Social Work degree and is a Registered Social Worker. Each one has presented at various conferences, workshops and seminars in addition to teaching at universities, colleges and hospitals. They  began their work together in the field of Adoption and Child Welfare. Over the years, they each developed specialties as they continued to serve individuals and families throughout their lives.
Their recent collaboration came about when they discovered that all three of them were passionate in wanting to provide much needed services to Seniors.  They are providing comprehensive assessments, protocols and recommendations to Seniors and Their Families in relation to a great variety of services, including Co-Housing Solutions, other living arrangements as well as communication and ongoing support.
  Tel.: 416-486-1056
Head office:75 Alcorn Ave. Toronto  
For Your Interest!
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New forming Uxbridge Toastmasters Club
Thursday Morning October 19th, 2017
7:30AM - 9:00AM
Uxbridge Arena (Williamson Boardroom)
The new forming Uxbridge Toastmasters club invites the public to its open house to meet members and watch special guest speaker, David M. Bachan, DTM, Youth Leadership Chair for Toastmasters District 60, talks about the importance of communication skills for today's professional. 

After hearing from Bachan, members and guests will enjoy a regular Toastmasters meeting that will include prepared speeches, Table Topics™ (impromptu speeches) and evaluations. Light refreshments and networking break will be provided.

Join us at the Uxbridge Toastmasters Open House on Thursday morning October 19th 7:30am to 9am at the Williamson Board Room at the Uxbridge Arena. 
FaceBook @UxbridgeToastmasters,  E- mail: toastmasters@uxbridge.com,  or call Annie at 416-529-6686.

DIIDDo It In Durham 
Global Entrepreneurship Week
November 13 - 17, 2017
Do It In Durham Do It in Durham (DIID) is brought to you by local businesses and organizations who are already 'Doing it in Durham!" and who want to share their expertise and experience with other entrepreneurs in the community.

The following is a list of DIID events to be hosted in north Durham:
Monday November 13th, 9am to 12 Noon
Training facility at Durham College Employment Services
29 Toronto St. South, Uxbridge
Panel Discussion & Networking Event
Topic: "Communication & Leadership: Key Principles to an Entrepreneur's Success" 

Tuesday November 14th, 8:30am to 10:00am
Sunderland Arena
Details of the event to be announced.

Thursday November 16th, 4:30pm to 8:30pm
Explore the Core in Downtown Port Perry

UNG MEETING SCHEDULE
All meetings are held at Scrambles at Foxbridge Golf Club, 350 Reach St., Uxbridge
JOIN US!
BREAKFAST MEETINGS
8:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Tuesday, May 8, 2018

LUNCH MEETINGS
12 Nooon - 1:30 p.m.
Friday, October 13, 2017
Friday, December 8, 2017*
Friday, February 9, 2018
Friday, April 13, 2018
Friday, June 8, 2018
Join us for networking breakfast  on Friday October 13th 2017  12 Noon at Scrambles, Foxbridge Golf Club.

*UNG Christmas Social Lunch location to be determined.

Thanks to snapd Stouffville/Uxbridge for the coverage of the Uxbridge Networking Group Meetings. Pick up a copy of snapd paper or view Photos online...

E-Mail Us or call 905-852-6686
OUR SINCERE THANKS TO UNG SPONSORS & MEMBERS FOR ALL THEIR SUPPORT.
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With Kind Regards,
  Annie Hardock
Annie Hardock
Founder & Chairperson
Uxbridge & Area Networking Group
Established in 1998

Co-Owner, 
Abacus Uxbridge Inc. O/A ABS Abacus Brain Study
92 Brock St. W., Uxbridge
UNG Annual Membership
Membership Includes:
- Receive monthly UNG e-Newsletter.
- Membership listing on the bi-annual Networking Magazine (publish in March and August).
- Business listing on  UNG Website, and  Uxbridge Online Business Directory.
- Being promoted on social media, such as  UNG Facebook Page.
- Participate in monthly breakfast and luncheon meetings from September to June.
- Participate at Uxbridge Networking Group display booth in event such as the annual Uxbridge Fall Fair to promote their product and services. 

Membership Fee:
Effective March 1st 2016,
members who participate 5 or more networking Group functions (including participations in meetings/ events/ advertising) in a year, renewal rate is $99+HST. First year membership is $125+HST. Annual membership fee is due each year on the month that you join the Networking Group, except for members who join in March or September, their membership fees are due in February and August, respectively. This will ensure that the Networking Group brochure (publish in March and in August) has the most current memberships listing.