The Scoop – February 2015 - Community Futures Development

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C H A T H A M - K E N T ( C F D C C K ) W O R K S W I T H S M A L L B U S I N E S S O W N E R S
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February 2015
Valentine’s!!!Day !
September
2014~~ Happy
in Chatham-Kent
Community Futures loves your business as much as you do. We are committed to
devoting the time and resources to help keep the heart of your business healthy!
Feb 2
2-9
Junior Achievement Online Auction ~ www.JAauction.ca
Feb 4th
Luncheon Fashion Show ~ Casa Bella on the Thames, Chatham
Feb 14th
~ HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY ! ~
Feb 18th
Getting Organized in a Digital World ~ KOC Hall, Tilbury
Feb 18th
OSEB Information Session ~ Ryder Hall, Tilbury
Feb 18th
Business After Hours ~ C
C-K Chamber of Commerce, Chatham
Feb 19th
Business After Hours ~ W’burg Adult Activity Club, Wallaceburg
Feb 20th
Dickens’ Birthday Celebration ~ Club Lentina’s, Chatham
Feb 25th
Tax Tips & Tricks for Entrepreneurs ~ Sam’s, Chatham
Feb 26th
C
C-K COC 127th Annual General Meeting, Chatham
Feb 28th
Curling Bonspiel ~ Sydenham Curling Club, Wallaceburg
Feb 28th
C
C-K Habitat for Humanity Handyman Challenge ~ Chatham
Feb 28th
Mary Webb Centre Event: Jenn Grant ~ Highgate
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~ When it comes to the heart of the matter,
Community Futures cares about you and your business !
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Looking to Start Your Own Business?
You may be eligible for...
The Ontario Self-Employment Benefit
(OSEB) Program
This Employment Ontario project, program or service is funded
in part by the Government of Canada.
The OSEB Program offers an opportunity for an eligible, unemployed person
to ‘create a job for yourself’ by starting your own business.
This OSEB Program is administered in partnership with the Ministry of Training, Colleges
and Universities (MTCU) and provides Employment Insurance (EI) income as well as
Community Futures’ entrepreneurial counselling, networking & workshops
during the start-up year of your business.
Basic Eligibility
1.
(and both criteria listed MUST apply to you)
You are UNEMPLOYED;
(NOTE: do NOT quit your current employment AND do NOT begin working on or
start your business venture, as these actions may affect your eligibility for the OSEB Program)
AND 2. You have an Employment Insurance (EI) benefit period ESTABLISHED;
OR Your EI benefit period ENDED WITHIN THE LAST 36 Months;
OR You are re-entering the labour force after having left it to care
for newborn or newly adopted children and your benefit period
BEGAN WITHIN THE LAST 60 Months during which you were
paid maternity or parental benefits.
HAPPY
VALENTINE’S
DAY !!!
Join us ! FREE Information Session to explain the OSEB Program on
on:
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
1:30 p.m. — 4:00 p.m.
Tilbury Arena Hall—Ryder Hall, 49 Bond Avenue, Tilbury
Pre-registration is required by calling 519.676.7775 or toll free 1.866.469.9901
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Chatham-Kent Dickens Birthday Feast
Friday, February 20, 2015
Club Lentina’s, Chatham
Reception - 6:00 pm
Victorian-style Dinner - 6:30 pm