9/19/2023 5:00 PM

Business Sisters Networking - September 19, 2023

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Business Sisters Networking - September 19, 2023

We’re kicking off the fall networking season with a visit to the Lunan family’s Marlin Orchards & Garden Centre.

Diane and her daughter Alexandra will welcome us to their beautiful store, stocked full of household items, from flags and aprons, to kitchen gadgets and gardening accessories. And of course apples!

We’ll be inside but, fingers crossed, the warmth of the sun will still be with us, making this a perfect evening for you to come mingle with Business Sisters!

About Our Hosts

Founded by Susan's mom and Dad, Ann and Bill, this multi-generation family business has been a stalwart of the South Glengarry horticultural scene in South Glengarry since 1964. Their beautiful property is perched on a hill, overlooking the St-Lawrence. Starting as an apple growing operation, it gradually expanded with greenhouses, along with apiaries, pumpkin and gourd patches, growing into a full-service, destination Garden Centre , complete with a home décor and giftware store. Read more about the business here.

About our Event Partners

We are very grateful to our Event Sponsors, who are making this event possible;

Come meet Erin Lalonde, CPA, CA, LPA, Partner and Business Advisor with MNP in Cornwall. This is the second networking event MNP have supported this year, and we are grateful for their trust in our work with women business owners!

Similarly the team at ACCFutures have pledged their support for all our 2023 Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry events, demonstrating their ongoing commitment to rural and women-led entrepreneurship. Joining us for the reception will be Lexie Jasiewicz, Loans Officer. You can read more about ACCFutures and their programs here.

About the Event

We will be serving fresh, tasty local treats in a box so that you can mill around. Your ticket also includes your choice of mocktails, sober cider or other alcohol-free drinks.

Door prizes include gift certificates and and baskets of local products.

There will be photos taken, and please keep in mind we reserve the right to use those in social media posts and on our website.

We aim to be inclusive, so this event is open to anyone who owns or operates a business or wishes to work with women entrepreneurs. Allies are always welcome.