Grey Bruce Holistic Referral Network Meeting Minutes – April

Meeting Held at Good Health Mart – Owen Sound 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Open the meeting with Registration – Membership fees $65, Applications/Payment for Expo

  • Members also put a business card in a bowl to win a Door Prize  from our guest speaker Trina Render  from Trina Render Holistic in Owen Sound
  • Social gathering while administration was conducted.
  • Welcome
    • New business:
      • 2nd Annual Holistic & Wellness Expo is Saturday September 28th, 2019 10 am to 4pm at East Ridge Community School on 8th St E (near hospital).
      • This year at the tradeshow we have Dr. Anthony Martin (Naturopath/Chiropractor) from Sudbury coming.
      • As well, each vendor is in charge of their door prizes this year. We will be collecting door prizes from local businesses and they will hand out the door prize at their own business.
      • Opportunity to do a 20 minute demo of your product or service. Only 8 spots available.
      • Volunteers are Cassidy (sponsorship/door prizes), Liz Usher (signs/posters), Tim (volunteers), Julie (marketing/administration), Trina (bookkeeping, administration, development, leader) and Teresa (sponsorship, design, development).  Will need each of the volunteers to email me an update.
      • Please feel free to invite others to the meetings to help us grow– colleagues.
      • Go to Facebook page: greybruceholistic or web site to keep updated with upcoming meetings and notes
      • Consider Membership for the year as it allows you to showcase your business on our web site. Inexpensive way to describe your business and advertise.  As well, it allows our members to access each other easily for referrals or contact.
      • STARTING APRIL 2019 – Membership fee will be $65 which includes attending meetings and web site link/business info. Yearly renewal.
      • Those that are members will need to renew by April 30th or their listing will be removed.
      • Any ideas as to help us grow the network?
      • Meeting Dates are on the web site. Always at 6:30 pm. Check location as it will be determined

Those in attendance: Liz Van Loo of Hemp Path, Jen Croft of Creative Choices, Julie Gorman of Epicure, Susan Gillard of Grey Bruce Reflexology, Shirley McDougall of Body Talk, MariLynn Knudsen – Holistic Nutrition, Teresa Timmerman of DIYHealthy4u, Janet Schnurr of Soul Searching Tree, Barbara Kay of CanEva, and Trina Render of Trina Render Holistic

  • Guest Speaker Trina Render of Trina Render Holistic
  • 30 second presentation for each member present to discuss their business
  • Draw door prize winner was Susan Gillard of Grey Bruce Reflexology
  • Conclude Meeting – Social gathering after the meeting
April 10, 2019 – Meeting