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MAY JUNE2015 volume 46 | no. 05 - 06 | business briefs

Believe Windsor Essex Award Recipients Barry and Stephanie Zekelman and Award Presenter Marty Komsa (President & CEO, Windsor Family Credit Union) at the 25th Anniversary Business Excellence Awards, April 22, 2015 at Caesars Windsor. Photo by John Liviero, Sooters Photography.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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IN OUR COMMUNITY

25Th ANNIVERSARY BUSINESS ExCEllENCE AwARdS

STAY CONNECTEd

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NEw MEMBERS

our mission “leading the business community for creating regional economic prosperity.� windsor-essex regional chamber of commerce 2575 ouellette Place, windsor, ontario n8x 1l9 tel: (519) 966-3696 fax: (519) 966-0603 email: info@windsoressexchamber.org website: www.windsoressexchamber.org

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Matt Marchand, president & Ceo holly Connelly, assistant to the president lindsey rivait, Communications Coordinator Marianne burke, director of events barbara Malmberg, event Coordinator sherri dulcamaro, director of sales and Marketing Caitlin hildenbrand, assistant to the director of sales & Marketing igor siljanoski, policy Manager Concetta diCesare-Cafueri, finance & office administrator

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WELCOME

letter from the President & ceo welcome to another edition of the windsor-essex regional chamber of commerce’s business briefs! we’ve just wrapped up the 25th Anniversary of the business excellence Awards, which was an incredible and elegant night as always. congratulations to all the finalists and award recipients! be sure to see pages seven and eight for photos and a list of recipients. we’ve had a busy events schedule with our Pathway to Potential living wage luncheon, 8th Annual warden’s luncheon, and Go for health wellness in the workplace – 1 step at a time breakfast in march. in April, we had our largest regional After business tradeshow yet, along with our third online interactive town hall where i got to present to chamber members our priorities and plans. i also took questions at the end. the full presentation is available on the President’s blog on our website at www. windsoressexchamber.org.

windsor-essex reGionAl chAmber of commerce 2014-2015 boArd of directors ms. carolyn brown chair** corporate leader of transportation service and chief executive officer your Quick Gateway and the windsor detroit tunnel corporation dr. Janice forsyth chair-elect** President foresight management consulting mr. marty beneteau director editor-in-chief the windsor star mr. John t. clark director chair - finance & tax committee Partner clarks barristers & solicitors mr. david s. h. cree director chair - transportation committee President & ceo windsor Port Authority mr. Adam davis director** President next dimensions inc

mr. steve deneau director vice President business development windsor family credit union (wfcu) mr. david diemer director chair: environment & energy committee Associate dillon consulting limited mr. romeo Girardi director executive vice President russell A. farrow limited mr. carl hooper, cPA, cA, cfe director Partner collins barrow windsor llP mr. Jason ilijanic director relationship manager td commercial banking southwestern ontario region mr. scott Jenkins director director of Advertising caesars windsor

ms. maureen lucas director President lucasworks! (windsor) inc. mr. Jeffrey macKinnon treasurer** Partner mctague law firm llP dr. francine schlosser director Professor, director, research and interdisciplinary learning university of windsor ms. Andrea seguin director district manager union Gas limited mr. william sivell director chair: membership committee owner/broker of record liberty business brokers of ontario dr. Alfie morgan director emeritus non-voting Professor emeritus of business Administration university of windsor ** denotes member of executive committee

As warden tom bain announced at the 8th Annual warden’s luncheon, we have added windsoressexchamber.org to our website name to better reflect our dedication to not only windsor, but to the county as well. coming up for the chamber, we have our may After business at walkerville brewery on may 7, wake up windsor essex networking breakfast at eatery 101 at st. clair college on may 14, distinguished speaker luncheon featuring viA rail at the caboto club on may 20, June After business at canadian club brand centre on June 3, 79th Annual Golf tournament at Kingsville Golf and country club on June 8, and distinguished speaker luncheon featuring bank of canada deputy Governor schembri at the caboto club on June 25. Additionally, we’re delighted to be honouring marty Komsa at the chamber of commerce Gala featuring lifetime Achievement Award on June 19 at the st. clair centre for the Arts. this is a celebration of the work of the chamber and the excitement generated by our community with business working together to build a strong network. we’re looking forward to advocating further for our members in the coming months and hope to see you at our outstanding events soon!

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The Windsor Star has celebrated 125 successful years as the voice of Windsor and Essex County. The Windsor Star is marking 125 years as the daily voice of Windsor and Essex County. Over the decades we have told stories—good and bad—about the community and its people. We have supported individuals, businesses and organizations and together celebrated numerous milestones. We are a part of the community and the community is the reason we are here today. So 2015 is the time to celebrate what makes The Windsor Star strong—our people, from the past and from today. Thanks to our readers, our clients, partners and friends for this amazing journey. We invite you to celebrate this anniversary with us and join The Windsor Star along the road to another successful 125 years.

Congratulations to all 2015 Business Excellence Award Winners and Barry & Stephanie Zekelman, Believe Award • Loretta Stoyka-Henderson, ATHENA Award.

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IN OUR COMMUNITY

in our community

Congratulations to our New Member Start Up Companies: ION Residential Inspection Services Inc. Jacques Berge, Coach Connector Creator Marlowe Global Business Solutions Dr. Mark Parete, Orthodontist on your new partnership with Dr.s Voth and Lalani, Orthodontists.

habitat for humanity windsor-essex (hfhwe) dedicated their winter build Project to the belleau family, the 58th habitat home built and the very first in Kingsville since the organization affiliated in windsor 21 years ago. for more information, contact Pamela breault, operations manager, habitat for humanity windsor-essex, at pbreault@habitatwindsor.org

congratulations to the town of lasalle on celebrating the completion of all of their municipal facilities at their Grand opening and celebration day taking place on sunday, may 31. A hop on hop off trolley will bring visitors between the vollmer complex, Public works, fire station, Police station and civic centre for tours at each building. An official ribbon cutting will take place in council chambers at the civic centre at 1:30 p.m. A puppet show will be held at the lasalle library at 2:30 p.m. for every canned good or $1 donated to the lasalle food bank, visitors will receive a raffle ticket for a chance to win some great prizes. draw will be at 3:45 p.m. there will also be children’s activities, entertainment and refreshments.

congratulations to hummazing - famous flavoured hummus on their move to their new location at 300 cabana road east. for more information visit www.hummazing.com congratulations to Kay douglas on receiving top 10 recognition for Global business. Kay douglas, President and founder of douglas marketing Group was presented with the Global business Award from the detroit chapter of the national Association of women business owners (nAwbo).

farrow was named one of canada’s best managed companies in 2014 for excellence in business performance. farrow was a winner of canada’s best managed companies program in 2010 and requalified through 2014 to maintain its status as a best managed Gold requalified company. for further information, please contact randy motley, President, randy.motley@farrow.com

Green sun rising, essex county’s longest operating solar company, is proud to announce that it has been awarded the largest solar project in the northwest territories in 2015, a 81 kw solar Pv system in colville lake, nwt. this solar system installation will be a ground-mounted system, for the utility company northwest territory Power corp (ntPc). it will replace diesel generation with clean solar energy for the remote community. this project builds on the success of Green sun rising already having delivered the largest solar project in nwt in 2014, a 60 kw roof-top system into hay river. for more information, visit www.greensunrising.com

congratulations to the multicultural council of windsor essex county’s 2015 harmony and champion Awards recipients. the herb Gray harmony Award was presented to dr. John strasser and the champion Award was presented to mario collavino.

tepperman’s furniture, mattress, electronics and Appliances will donate nearly $30,000 in scholarships to mark its 90th Anniversary within the communities that have supported what has grown to become one of the largest independent home furnishings retailers in canada. for more information visit www.teppermans. com or contact noah tepperman, secretary/ treasurer, director Public and community relations at noahtepperman@teppermans.com

windsor family credit union (wfcu) was recognized with the 2015 outstanding corporate Achievement Award from the ontario credit union charitable foundation (ocucf). the award is presented annually to a credit union or company within the co-operative financial system in recognition of their community, charitable or other philanthropic contribution considered to be above average or beyond normal expectations. wfcu was recognized for their community investment Program, through which they clearly demonstrate their commitment to assist and support organizations and individuals that contribute to the well-being of the windsor-essex community, with an emphasis on youth, education, arts and health. for more information contact susan stockwell Andrews, vice President, external Affairs and corporate secretary, windsor family credit union (wfcu) at sstockwell@windsorfamily.com

congratulations to windsor tent & Awning inc. on 119 years of serving windsor and essex county! for more information visit www.windsortentawning.com

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EVENTS

Key u.s. issues breAKfAst sPonsored by Photos by snapd windsor

PAthwAy to PotentiAl luncheon: whAt is A livinG wAGe And how is it Good for your business sPonsored by Photos by snapd windsor

8th AnnuAl wArden’s luncheon sPonsored by Photos by John liviero, sooters Photography

Go for heAlth wellness in the worKPlAce -1 steP At A time - Presented by Go for heAlth Photos by snapd windsor

reGionAl After business trAdeshow sPonsored by Photos by snapd windsor

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25 th AnniversAry business excellence AwArds

EVENTS

AwArd reciPients And Presenters

mid-siZe comPAny of the yeAr AwArd reciPient - Amy’s helping hands

believe windsor essex AwArd reciPients - barry & stephanie Zekelman

innovAtion AwArd reciPient radix inc.

Amy szewczuk (owner/operator) and sponsor irfan daya (vice President, commercial banking, rbc royal bank)

barry & stephanie Zekelman and sponsor marty Komsa (President & ceo, windsor family credit union)

sponsor hani yacoub (utilities support manager, union Gas limited), shelley fellows (vP operations) and nick dimitrov (vP engineering)

tourism & hosPitAlity AwArd reciPient the city Grill/lev3l vodka emporium/bull & barrel urban saloon

younG ProfessionAl of the yeAr AwArd reciPient - Julia lee

lArGe comPAny of the yeAr AwArd reciPient - cs wind canada

sponsor ed fernandez (manager of hotel and convention sales, caesars), Andrew corbett, christian Komsa and matt Komsa (owner/managing director)

Julia lee and sponsor carol normandeau (executive vice President Advice & service delivery, libro credit union)

sponsor Jennifer mallen (vice President, commercial banking, bmo bank of montreal), sh bang (General director, cs wind), Jeff heath (cs wind)

smAll comPAny of the yeAr AwArd reciPient - urban home

internAtionAl business AwArd reciPient – bAsf canada

ProfessionAl of the yeAr AwArd reciPient – federica nazzani

Jodi mason (Principal design consultant, urban home) and sponsor Giancarlo di maio (Partner, Pwc canada)

carless navarro (President, bAsf canada inc.) and sponsor linda davis (vP finance, next dimension inc.)

sponsor christopher watson (district vice President commercial banking, td bank Group) and federica nazzani

new business of the yeAr AwArd reciPient – hummazing inc.

AthenA AwArd reciPient loretta stoyka henderson

entrePreneur of the yeAr AwArd reciPient – bernard Gorski

sponsor sabrina demarco (executive director small business centre of the windsoressex economic development corporation), fadi dandachi (co-owner) and rami chatley (co-owner)

loretta stoyka henderson and sponsor michael bondy (business development manager, bell business markets)

bernard Gorski and sponsor John Kelloway (investment Advisor, cibc wood Gundy)

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BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARDS

25th AnniversAry business excellence AwArds The 25th Anniversary Business Excellence Awards, our largest event of the year, took place on April 22, 2015 and saw Caesars Windsor transformed into a magical venue. Our Silver Anniversary Awards Show brought together business, government and industry leaders to celebrate business excellence in our region, drawing in over 950 Chamber members and guests for a sold-out evening of excellence. This event even took off online with our official hashtag, #ExcellenceWE, trending as #1 in Detroit! The Business Excellence Awards allows the entire community to celebrate the achievements of our distinguished lineup of Windsor-Essex businesses, professionals and entrepreneurs. For 2015, we celebrated finalists and award recipients in 10 categories: Small Company of the Year, Mid-Size Company of the Year, Large Company of the Year, Professional of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Young Professional fo the Year, New Business of the Year, Innovation Award, International Business Award and Tourism & Hospitality Award. We also celebrated the ATHENA and Believe Windsor Essex Award recipients. To view more event photos and to watch videos from the 25th Anniversary Business Excellence Awards, visit www.windsoressexchamber.org.

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stAy connected with your membershiP

STAY CONNECTED

februAry & mArch 2015 renewinG members 433694 ontario ltd.

college boreal - centre d’Acces de windsor

i x l cleaners (1969) ltd.

td commercial banking

A’burg lawn sprinkler

Andrew tepperman

Academie ste cecile international school

collins barrow windsor llP

integrity drug screening & Analysis inc.

cris Kambouris manor realty

lomar machine repair inc.

thai Palace restaurant

Advanced home services

culligan water

marcel’s collision inc.

university of windsor

All circuits electric

desjardins business

media street Productions inc.

vantage enterprises inc.

Allegra marketing - Print - mail

douglas marketing Group

morrell controls canada

walkerville brewery

AlphaKor Group inc.

dxn canada

motor city community credit union ltd.

west windsor Power

Al’s bin rentals ltd.

easton, r. bruck, belowus easton

national bank of canada

wetech Alliance

Automated technical systems inc.

eclipse cosmetic & laser centre

national bank of canada

wft investments ltd.

bank of montreal – howard Ave.

electrozad supply company limited

commercial banking centre

windsor disposal service ltd. (wds)

bank of montreal – ouellette Ave.

essex energy corporation

bank of montreal – Private banking

ford motor company of canada, limited

bartlet & richardes bestcheck inspection services bonduelle - tecumseh brave control solutions inc canadian blood services capital Assist (valuation) inc. ccd inc. cGs north America inc. chappus farm cheung’s trading company limited chorney vision centre cibc cibc - commercial banking ciociaro club & multiplex cKlw/89x/93.9fm/cKww

ford essex engine Plant ford windsor engine Plant forest Glade fireplaces formula first collision Grand & toy Guardian storage and mailboxes h.t. reaume construction ltd. habitat for humanity windsor essex

national bank financial Group netmon inc new canadians’ centre of excellence inc. on site services Pat And hank’s fish & chips Patio Palace Patti sproat Positive solutions Personnel by Pro-staff Porter Airlines inc Quality suites scotia mcleod inc. investment dealers

hengl, scott financial Partners inc.

serbian centre

hogarth hermiston severs llP

sherdil Precision inc.

holliswealth

smith Physiotherapy clinic

howard Avenue walk-in clinic inc.

sooter’s studios

hub international ontario limited

sterling motor technology inc.

human Kinetics Publishers

sun life financial

windsor investigation services ltd. windsor star, A division of Postmedia network inc. world water operation company inc. your Quick Gateway (windsor) inc


NEW MEMBERS

meet your new members

blackburn radio radio stations & broadcasting companies ron dann vice-President operations 2090 wyandotte street east windsor, on n8y 5b2 Phone: (519) 944-4400 fax:(519) 944-3747 windsoressex@blackburnnews.com www.blackburnnews.com cKue-fm, chyr & cJwf Advertising, radio stations & broadcasting companies ron dann vice President operations 2090 wyandotte street east windsor, on n8y 5b2 Phone: (519) 944-4400 fax:1 (519) 944-3747 rdann@blackburnradio.com www.blackburnradio.com dr. barnard wellness centre medical office thomas barnard owner 2430 dougall Avenue windsor, on n8x 1t2 Phone: (519) 967-8400 fax:(519) 967-1276 barnardwellnesscentre@mdirect.net employment Assessment centre employment counselling, employment services - training debra didomenico manager 1410 ouellette Avenue windsor, on n8x 8b2 Phone: (519) 971-9698 fax:(519) 977-0575 debra.didomenico@publicboard.ca www.theassessmentcentre.org fresh medical spa health & wellness crystal Garrod office Assistant 2430 dougall Avenue windsor, on n8x 1t2 Phone: (519) 967-1329 fax:(519) 967-1276 fresh@freshmedicalspa.com www.freshmedicalspa.com

h.v.m. holdings inc. Property development henry vanminnen President l02e - 405 riverview dr. chatham, on n7m 0n3 Phone: (519) 352-9629 fax:(519) 352-6795 hvm@sympatico.ca www.hvmholdings.ca ion residential inspection services inc. home inspection service, building inspection robert tellier President windsor, on Phone: (519) 800-6515 info@ionresidential.ca www.ionresidential.ca Jacques berge, coach connector creator coach - Personal & business Jacques berge coach. connector. creator windsor, on Phone: (226) 350-0939 jacquesberge@hotmail.com marlowe Global business solutions Automotive nick marentette windsor, on Phone: (519) 992-9833 nick2marentette@googlemail.com nAftc studios entertainment Jim shaban President 20 north rear lakeshore, on n0r 1K0 Phone: (519) 739-3912 jim_shaban@naftci.com www.naftcstudios.com/

occupational health clinics for ontario workers inc. occupational health services & information mark Parent executive director 3129 marentette Ave. unit 1 windsor, on n8x 4G1 Phone: (519) 973-4800 fax:(519) 973-1906 windsor@ohcow.on.ca www.ohcow.on.ca Personal service coffee windsor coffee, coffee break service & supplies Gordon brown owner 103 - 3873 walker rd. windsor, on n8w 3t1 Phone: (519) 915-5538 fax:(519) 915-2562 gordon@personalservicecoffee.ca www.personalservicecoffee.ca radix inc. Automation systems & equipment shelley fellows vice President, operations 5140 8th concession rd. maidstone, on n0r 1K0 Phone: (519) 737-1012 fax:(519) 737-1810 info@radixinc.ca www.radixinc.ca radix usA inc. Automation systems & equipment shelley fellows vice President, operations 2836 west Jefferson trenton, mi 48183 Phone: (519) 737-1012 info@radixusainc.com www.radixusainc.com staples business depot office equipment & supplies holly marchand General manager 7126 tecumseh road east windsor, on n8t 1e6 Phone: (519) 948-1283 fax:(519) 944-9796 s112gm@busdep.com www.staples.ca

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staples business depot office equipment & supplies mike durocher General manager 2550 ouellette Avenue windsor, on n8x 1l7 Phone: (519) 966-9495 fax:(519) 966-9356 s030gm@busdep.com www.staples.ca suzanne m. dajczak, barrister & solicitor lawyers suzanne dajczak lawyer 3694 dougall Ave. windsor, on n9e 1t4 Phone: (519) 969-3262 (519) 969-3743 admin@workerscomplawyer.ca www.workerscomplawyer.ca thomas’ utopia brand food Processing & Packaging, manufacturing, tomato Products william thomas ceo 326 south talbot rd. maidstone, on n0r 1K0 Phone: (519) 737-1531 info@thomasutopiabrand.com www.thomasutopiabrand.com u-haul moving & storage moving & storage marissa limoges mcsm 2810 dougall Ave. windsor, on n9e 1r9 Phone: (519) 966-3880 886006_gm@uhaul.com www.uhaul.com

members only savings Programs As a member of the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce, you have access to numerous resources designed to advance the success of your business. Exclusive benefits and advantages provided to our members include: savings on professional business services, preferred rates on health and life insurance packages, discounts on home and auto insurance, plus special promotions and offers throughout the year. Employee and business owner HEALTH CARE BENEFITS with our: CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE GROUP INSURANCE The Chamber offers access to Canada’s #1 group insurance plan – the Chambers Plan. The Plan operates as a non-profit and it is known for stable, pooled, competitive rates for firms from 1 to 100 employees. As well as health and dental coverage, you can customize your plan by selecting from a list of available benefits. Some of the Chambers Plan benefits, like Best Doctors and Business Assistance Services, are even included at no cost. HOME & AUTO INSURANCE With origins dating back to 1880, Johnson Inc. is one of the oldest and most respected providers of insurance and benefits in Canada. Today, the company is part of the global RSA group, with employees across the country dedicated to serving you better. Members who qualify for the PS Plan get preferred rates, and access to a wide range of products and services. You receive personalized and convenient service. Highlights of the PS Plan include: 24-hour service, online access to your insurance coverage details, and interest-free monthly payments. You may also get extras on home and auto insurance.

u-haul moving and storage at walker rd. moving & storage marissa limoges 5025 walker rd. windsor, on n9A 6J3 Phone: (519) 737-1391 marissa_limoges@uhaul.com www.uhaul.com

staples business depot office equipment & supplies sonny davis General manager 4511 walker road windsor, on n9A 6J3 Phone: (519) 972-5127 fax:(519) 250-6775 s121gm@busdep.com www.staples.ca

Contact www.johnson.ca/wercc or call toll free 1-800-5630677. Remember to identify yourself as a member of the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce! OFFICE SUPPLY PROGRAM With our Office Max/Grand & Toy Office Supply Program, members save significantly on over 7,000 instock office supplies for next day delivery. Get the products you need, and the choices you want – for the best value. Your representative will review your preferred products to maximize your savings and develop an exclusive savings program based on your needs. PAYMENT PROCESSING SAVINGS WITH FIRST DATA MERCHANT SERVICES First Data, a leader in the electronic payment processing industry, brings you exclusive benefits to help grow your business. Together we are ready to help you with preferred pricing and products tailored to suit your needs See the savings: Visa 1.55%, MasterCard 1.60% and Debit $0.05/Transaction (standard discount rates - additional processing fees may apply). Chamber members, take advantage of the UPS Members Benefit Program and save on a variety of UPS services! You’ll receive 30% off small package shipments within Canada, to the U.S. and to worldwide destinations, 25% off imports into Canada, discounts starting at 75% off freight shipments, and more. To get started today, visit www.membersbenefitprogram.com/WindsorCC or call 1-800-MEMBERS (1-800-636-2377).

university of windsor - catering services food & beverage ligia Arias Assistant catering manager university of windsor vanier hall, room #12 windsor, on n9b 3P4 Phone: (519) 253-3000 fax:(519) 971-3632 deank@uwindsor.ca www.uwindsor.ca/catering voth lalani Parete orthodontists orthodontists mark Parete orthodontist 101 - 7150 hawthorne dr. windsor, on n8t 3n3 Phone: (519) 948-2471 fax:(519) 974-2951 info@vlportho.com www.vlportho.com windsor tent & Awning Awning/canopy Products, canvas Products manny farao President 1485 lauzon road windsor, on n8s 3n2 Phone: (519) 944-2271 fax:(519) 944-6698 sales@windsortentawning.com www.windsortentawning.com

wAnt to leArn more About how we Assist our members in AchievinG their finAnciAl GoAls throuGh our mArKetinG initiAtives? Know someone interested in JoininG the chAmber? Contact Sherri Dulcamaro, Director of Sales & Marketing to consider membership with us and to learn about potential savings in conjunction with our programs. sdulcamaro@ windsoressexchamber.org or 519.966.3696 Ext. 23 wAnt to Know more About the chAmber’s Affinity ProGrAms And other member benefits? visit us at www.windsoressexchamber. org and click on membership then benefits. we are here to assist you with your membership! contact catie hildenbrand, Assistant to the director of sales & marketing at childenbrand@ windsoressexchamber.org or 519.966.3696 ext. 30 PleAse note,the members listed Are only for the months indicAted. for A full membershiP directory, PleAse visit www.windsoressexchamber.org


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PersonAl service coffee

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Personal Service Coffee “Where Coffee People go to buy Their Coffee… and Tea”.The Personal Service Coffee Franchise Windsor ON, opened their doors February 4, 2014.

Your local Culligan Representatives don’t just know Culligan products they know your water. They have the knowledge and know-how to make sure you’re getting the best possible water by performing water quality testing in your home/business.

This is the home of single serve coffee, tea, hot chocolate and cider. Their motto is for you to try it before you buy it. They want you to be sure you like the product you are purchasing. Personal Service Coffee has monthly in-store specials and makes custom gift baskets and sells gift cards.

Culligan offers a full line of water treatment products for every problem. They provide the dependable service and technical expertise that has made Culligan the Water Solution Choice for both residential and commercial locations.

Personal Service Coffee is famous for their Mix and Match wall of single serve beverages. You can buy individually or by the box. Their loyalty program gives you 10%-off everything in the store.

Culligan’s products and services include the rental, purchase or repair of Water Softeners, Whole House Filters, Reverse Osmosis Drinking Water Systems, Bottled Water Coolers and Bottle Free Coolers. They also have Bottled Water, Water Softener Salt, Water Treatment Chemicals and other water treatment related products available for pick up or delivery.

They carry over 50 blends of loose leaf tea from The Tea Emporium and have a large selection of ground coffee and coffee beans by Marley, Brown Gold, Segafredo, and Lavazza, as well as coffee grinders and French Presses. They also sell single serve machines, storage for k-cups, maintenance products for your machine, coffee stain removers and much more.

Culligan has been involved in local community events and has had a presence in your neighbourhood for over 75 years. They are the water experts!

Personal Service Coffee has made a number of donations to various charities that have approached them for support and will continue to increase their involvement in the community.

If you don’t like how your water tastes, smells, looks or feels just call and say, “Hey Culligan Man®.” They have economical, money saving water solutions for you! Give them a call to try a Culligan Water Treatment System for just $9.95/month for the first three months at 1-800-4825864.

Personal Service Coffee is well equipped to provide your office or business with all your beverage needs, delivery included. Each client is provided with individual care and plan depending on your specific need. They were delighted to join the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce to work alongside and support other community businesses.

Visit them online at www.culliganwater.ca

Visit Personal Service Coffee online at www.personalservicecoffee.ca/pages/windsor

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SETTING THE STAGE FOR TOMORROW

A One Day Symposium Calling to Action Issues Relating to Children & Youth

THURSDAY, JUNE 4, 2015 | Ciociaro Club, Tecumseh KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: ■

ADDRESSING INEQUALITIES IN THE CHILD AND YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEM Dr. Peter Szatmari, Chief, Child & Youth Mental Health Collaborative, Centre for Addiction & Mental Health and the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto Director of the Divison of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Toronto RESPONSIBLE ADULTS: SAVING OUR CHILDREN Dr. Isaiah McKinnon, Deputy Mayor, City of Detroit

WORKSHOPS INCLUDE: Education, Mentorship, Enhancing Life-Skills Through Arts & Culture, Corporate Social Responsibility and much more Celebratory Luncheon showcasing the talents of the children and youth of our region (Special Luncheon Only Price)

For more information or to request a registration package, contact Mike Clark at (519) 252-1171, ext. 3210 or MClark@wecas.on.ca or Tina Gatt at (519) 252-1171, ext. 3200 or TGatt@wecas.on.ca 11 | windsoressexchAmber.orG


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uPcominG events mAy After business thursday, May 7, 2015

June After business Wednesday, June 3, 2015

time 5:00 p.M. – 7:00 p.M.

time 5:00 p.M. – 7:00 p.M.

locAtion WalKerville breWery 525 argyle rd.

locAtion Canadian Club brand Centre 2072 riverside dr. e.

exhibitors welcome!

wAKe uP windsor essex – mAy networKinG breAKfAst thursday, May 14, 2015 time 7:30 a.M. – 9:30 a.M. locAtion eatery 101, st. Clair College 2000 talbot rd. W. distinGuished sPeAKer luncheon feAturinG viA rAil Wednesday, May 20, 2015 time 11:30 a.M. – 1:30 p.M. locAtion Caboto Club 2175 parent ave.

79th AnnuAl Golf tournAment Monday, June 8, 2015 time 11:00 a.M. – 8:00 p.M. locAtion Kingsville golf & Country Club 640 County rd. 20, Kingsville

chAmber of commerce GAlA feAturinG the lifetime Achievement AwArd friday, June 19, 2015 time 6:00 p.M. – 11:00 p.M locAtion st. Clair Centre for the arts 201 riverside dr. W. honouring lifetime Achievement Award recipient marty Komsa. black tie suggested. distinGuished sPeAKer luncheon feAturinG bAnK of cAnAdA dePuty Governor schembri thursday, June 25, 2015 time 11:30 a.M. – 1:30 p.M. locAtion Caboto Club 2175 parent ave. for more info or to register for events online visit www.windsoressexchamber.org

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