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October Edition 2018

A Look Back!
Manager's Conference!
The Mangers Conference took place this past September and it was a success! It began with a meeting discussing the past year and how successful we have been. The day continued as the group began to discuss future plans and what Matcom needs to continue to be an industry leader. To break up the day, all of the Managers were bused down to Black Creek Pioneer Village to tackle a team building exercise "The Escape Village". Although not every team managed to escape, it was highly competitive and everyone had a few laughs. It was a great day all around and more importantly a learning experience for how our company can continue to grow and prosper.
NESSCAMPBELL
This past October a few members of the Matcom family traveled to Portland, Oregon, for a few days to look at a Lift & Move USA event held by Nesscampbell. The event is meant to educate youth on careers within the trades industry. Specifically tailoring the trades positions to companies like Matcom. If you would like to learn more about our trip to Portland and the Lift & Move USA event held by Nesscampbell, click below
A Look Ahead
Movember!
Please remember to grow in your wonderful mustaches! November will be Movember! A charity event meant to inspire a awareness surrounding prostate cancer. Click below to find out more and make yourself aware. Women of the office, have no fear there will be pins available for you to wear, to show your support and spread awareness about this worthwhile cause. Just see Alexander McCleave at the upstairs office.
Christmas Party!
Remember to save the date of December 8th 2018! It is the company Christmas Party! Click the Poster above for more details.

You can now, RSVP to the event! Please follow the survey below and sign up now!
Matcom Giving Back
Food4Kids
This coming November Matcom has sponsored a food station at Food4Kids Hamilton. Matcom will be giving to a worthwhile charity and helping children in need. If you know of a charity or cause worth Matcom's support, please let Alexander McCleave know and we will look into how we can help.
Field Staff
Field Staff get ready! The first winner of the random draw is Anthony Hicks- Whitty. Don't worry next month there will be another winner! Stay tuned cause it could be you.

If you've been selected as this month random draw prize winner. Please come upstairs and see Alexander McCleave to collect your prize!
Matcom Updates
Family Fun Day Photos!
If you would like to see all of the amazing photos that Phillip Stewart took of family day, please follow the link listed below!
The Lego Game
The Lego game has begun! The game began with a few snags, but the updated rules are below. Have fun and good luck to the office staff! Next month there will be another prize!
Matcom Reminder: Updated Policy
Stay in the Know!
Health and Safety Tips: Global Ergonomics Month!
Every day we use our muscles, tendons, ligaments and joints to lift, carry, sit, stand, walk, move and work in a variety of ways. However, sometimes these tasks or the way we do them can put too much demand on our bodies, causing pain and discomfort. In addition, it may lead to a more serious injury called a musculoskeletal disorder (MSD). Work shouldn't hurt! Click to learn more! Ergonomics
Industry News
Fixing the Manufacturing Skills Gap!
It is a common concern among those in the manufacturing and trades industry that workers are in high demand. A few decades ago young people grew up learning how to use basic hand-tools and to troubleshoot and repair basic home and auto breakdowns. Young people today have none of these skills and are much more focused on technology. Learn more about this trend by reading a Forbes article below!
Matcom Always Welcoming New Hires!
If you know of someone that you think would be a good fit here at Matcom please do not hesitate to contact Natasha Lewis at nlewis@matcom.com. Explaining why you believe the person would be a good fit and remember to send their resume as well.
Local News
Vaughan's Next Mayor!
This Municipal Election has come and past! Vaughan has re-elected Maurizio Bevilacqua. Here at Matcom we are excited to see what big changes and plans our Mayor has for the city of Vaughan. We wish him the best in their term and encourage you to read up on Maurizio Bevilacqua , in the link provided below!
Extras!
Stay Connected!
There are so many exciting and new things happening at Matcom, so stay connected via our revamped social media channels. Be sure to like and follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

If you have something to share we would love to hear from you! Reach out to Alex with your story ideas for the next newsletter.