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Watch for opportunities to further your business skills  and personal development  through over 40 "Do it in Durham" events. Connect with support services that can help you start, grow, or advance your business. 

Warm welcome to the four new Uxbridge Networking Group members:
105.5 HITS FM, Idlewide Soap Company, Divine Sisters Metaphysical Store, and A L Designs. Read introductions.

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

Together, We Prosper! 
Monday November 13th
Leadership & Communication: Keys to an Entrepreneur's Success
One of the "Do it in Durham" events to be held in Uxbridge. Panel Discussion, tradeshow and networking lunch.

Tuesday November 14th, 8:15am  at Scrambles, Foxbridge Golf Club
Networking Breakfast
Non-members welcome! 
Thursday November 16th 
7:30 - 9:00am
Uxbridge Toastmasters Club
Toastmasters Pathways Ambassador, Marilyn Latchford, will be introducing Pathways to the group. Guests are welcome!
Learn More

Saturday November 18th
Uxbridge Santa Claus Parade
The UNG will be participating in the parade with a float, and giving away 1,000 gift bags along the parade route. Read More
Do it in Durham
Leadership and Communication Poster
Leadership & Communication: 
Keys to an   Entrepreneur's Success
Monday November 13th, 2017
29 Toro
nto St. South, Uxbridge
9AM - 10AM Registration & Tradeshow
10AM - 12Noon Panel Discussion
12PM - 1PM Networking Lunch

Starting or growing your business is hard work, and it makes a big difference to have a fewadvantages in your corner.  When you present yourself and your business, what is perceived?  How well do you deal with your clients, your partners, your staff?
This event features a varied panel of experienced local entrepreneurs who will share some of their own experiences and expertise to help you put your best foot forward in every part of your business!
The discussion panel will be facilitated by Leadership and Mindset Executive Coach, Lorna Weston-Smyth. Whether you are starting or growing your business, an entrepreneur, business professional or employer, this is a forum that you do not want to miss.

Free admission for panel discussion and networking lunch.
Register online at
Saturday November 18th, 2017santa2017
Starting at 11AM in dowtown Uxbridge
Find out more about this year's parade at

The Uxbridge Networking Group will be participating in the Uxbridge Santa Claus Parade this year with a float, and giving away 1,000 gift bags along the parade route.

We sincerely give thanks to all volunteer helpers who generously giving their time, and sponsors who contribute their resources to make it happen.

Kris Nelson of John McLellan Contracting Inc.
for arranging a trailer, truck and driver for the UNG float.
Pam Domingos of Lorelei Interiors for designing and decorating the UNG float together with
Arlene Lyon of A L Designs.

UNG members and volunteers who stuffed the gift bags with over ten thousand goodies:
Pam Domingos, Arlene Lyon, Darlene Cordingley, Annie Hardock, Maggie Bell, Michael and Jordie.

Sponsors of UNG Gift Bags:
2Beez Promotions, ABS Abacus Brain Study, BDO Canada, Jennifer Gowland of Re/Max Prime Properties Brokerage, Uxbridge Networking Group, Durham College Employment Services, Wright Web & Photo, Ron Noble Insurance, and Upright Door Service Inc.

Contribution of over 10,000 gift items to UNG gift bags:
Lorelei Interiors, Dire Consulting, ABS Abacus Brain Study, BDO Canada, Curves Uxbridge, NRG 4 Life Fitness, Jennifer Gowland, UNG, Westfalen Orthotic Services

Coloring Contest
Sponsors of Coloring Contest:
BDO Canada, Curves Uxbridge, ABS Abacus Brain Study, Darlene Cordingley Bookkeeping, Upright Door Service Inc., and Music Teacher, Kathy Normandeau.
Warm Welcome to New UNG Members!
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Simon Gladstone
105.5 HITS FM
Simon Gladstone, Sales Executive
Simon is an Uxbridge local, who moved back home after spending five years  in Kitchener/Waterloo for school. He now works with Dan Pollard and  company at 105.5 HITS FM selling, writing, recording, and producing ads! If  you have any questions about the radio station or would like to get your business on air, please don't hesitate to reach out by phone or by email. 
Facebook:  @1055 hitsfmuxbridge
  Tel.: 905-904-0479  E-Mail:
6050 Owen Road, Unit 2,  Uxbridge On L9P 1R1

Idlewild Soap Company logo

Homemade soap and body products.
Owner, Lisa Adams
20 Smith Dr., Sandford, On
Tel.:  416-797-6587

Divine Sisters Metaphysical Store Logo DIVINE SISTERS METAPHYSICAL STORE
30A Brock Street, Uxbridge
Divine Sisters Metaphysical Store offers a wide variety of newage and healing products, interactive workshops and professional healing services.

Contact:  Susan Centofanti
Tel. : 905-862-2142

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A L Designs offers creative solutions to personalize your individual space, whether it is for one room or a complete house, a renovation, or a new build for a dream home or cottage. We can assist a DIY Client or provide trusted Contractors to complete the project in a timely manner, respecting budgets.
As a longtime resident of Uxbridge, Arlene Lyon, owner and Principal Interior Designer, has been able to grow alongside her community, with the ability to work with local businesses. Doing so, has inspired Arlene to pursue her dream, of creating A L Designs, working with Clients to make their vision come true.
Arlene has over 25 years in the home furnishings and construction profession.   She brings her passion for the industry to every project, never losing sight of the Client's wishes.  
Tel.:  905-904-1488  Website:    E-Mail:
19 Pine St., Uxbridge, Ontario, L9P 1B4
For Your Interest!
Uxbridge Toastmasters Club Toastmasters
Thursday Morning November 16th, 2017
7:30AM - 9:00AM
Uxbridge Arena (Williamson Boardroom)
The new forming Uxbridge Toastmasters club has invited Toastmasters Pathways Ambassador Marilyn Latchford to give an introduction of the Toastmasters Pathways program.  

Guests are welcome to join us for the Pathways introduction. Call Annie at 416-529-6686.

Do 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.

Quick link to register for Leadership & Communication Panel Discussion and Networking Lunch on November 13th to be held in Uxbridge.
All meetings are held at Scrambles at Foxbridge Golf Club, 350 Reach St., Uxbridge
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

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 Tuesday November 14th 2017  12 Noon at Scrambles, Foxbridge Golf Club.

All are invited to the UNG annual Christmas Social Lunch on Friday December 8th 11:30am to 1:30pm.  Online booking will be available on the UNG website in mid November.

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
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With Kind Regards,
  Annie Hardock
Annie Hardock
Founder & Chairperson
Uxbridge & Area Networking Group
Established in 1998

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.