Cowichan

Cowichan (British Columbia)

Meeting Location: 187 Trunk Road, Duncan BC  in the Sands Meeting Facility (the entrance is off Ypres).

Meeting Date and Time: Tuesdays at 8:15 AM to 10:00 AM

Would you like to visit Business for Business Networks Cowichan? Contact one of the leadership team



Kayla Balfour, Lift Wellness

My acupuncture practice is a true reflection of who I am — a person who values integrity and professionalism, and a fun-loving individual whose wonderment and curiosity enables me to be empathetic and compassionate with anyone who needs relief from pain, anxiety, and issues of self-worth.
My unique approach to acupuncture comes out of my own personal experience. I grew up with ongoing shoulder and back pain, sustained head and knee injuries through athletics and sport, and have lived with migraines for most of my life. This multiplicity of issues led me to explore options in medicine and healing for my own well-being.
I found that acupuncture was the only treatment that helped me feel better and addressed my desire for a more holistic, collaborative approach to health. This journey of self-care — and my desire to share my successes with others — is what sparked my career to become a registered acupuncturist with a practical, client-centred approach.
My method comes directly from the principles within Traditional Chinese Medicine — to bring the body’s energy into a satisfied, harmonious equilibrium. My goal is to find the balance and personal sense of peace for each client to benefit from my techniques.
Email: Email Kayla

Debbie Battler, D E Consulting

I have been in the Direct Marketing business for over 15 years in Vancouver. I moved back to Shawnigan Lake on Vancouver Island 4 years ago to be closer to my family. I am passionate about helping my clients get better results for their websites on the internet. I presume we all want more sales and customers with more website traffic. When people search for you or your targeted keywords on Google do you appear? I work to ensure potential customers find you, which should be a top priority for businesses today.  "SEO is the practice of increasing the quantity and quality of traffic to your website through organic search engine results." It is an integral addition to any digital marketing strategy. Achieving visibility and rankings is not easy, but it can be done. We help our clients succeed with more traffic, and proven results.
Website : deconsulting.ca
Email: Email Debbie

Karen Bresler, KBL Law Corporation

We are a real estate law firm specializing in the seamless handling of real estate transactions involved in buying, selling and refinancing of properties.

KBLLaw.ca
Email Kathryn

Kristine Geldart, TMG The Mortgage Group

Helping people is my passion! With over 30 years of customer service experience and my love of numbers, I became a Mortgage Broker to help guide people through one of the most stressful financial processes of their lifetime.
As a homeowner myself, I simply trusted what the banks told me – then I learned that there are options. Lots of them! Life is complicated – my job is to simplify the process, bringing borrowers and the right lenders together for tailored solutions - just for you. I have access to products a variety of lending options for first time home buyers, renovations, selling/buying property, buying a second property – and even those difficult situations where the bank said no.
My motto is that there is a solution for everything!
Email Kristine
Website: islandmortgagespecialists.com
Lucas Grosse

Lucas Grosse, CoastBreakMedia

My name is Lucas Grosse and my business is CoastBreakMedia. It’s a media company that focuses on content for social media platforms through Video and Photo, along with marketing strategy and Film Making
I’m a first Generation Canadian with my heritage being German. I’m an avid Rugby player and have a passion for Photography and Video. Check out @lucas_grosse on Instagram for some of my personal work!
Email Lucas
Website: coastbreakmedia.com
Instagram: @lucas_grosse

Shawna Gower

Shawna Gower, Moto-Vated Dog Training

I am a certified dog trainer, having graduated in 2016 from the International Academy of Canine Trainers in Delta, BC. September of 2018 I continued my education in Dog Training and graduated from a Fundamental Trainer's Course through Tug Dog Coaching, Elverta, California. In 2019 I completed Dog First Aid with DogSafe Canine First Aid (thankfully I have not had to use it.) I have also spent countless hours volunteering for CAARE rescue in Vancouver, doing everything from transporting dogs to foster co-ordinating to training. I've started this business as a on the go Dog Training and Moto Pack Hiking services, but my dream is to have a big daycare centre that caters to shift and weekend workers. I know how tough it is when you work long hours and need help on weekends and stat holidays. I am hoping this dream will come true in the near future!
I’d love to chat about how I can help you with your dog(s).
Email Shawna
Website: motovateddogtraining.com
Darlene Huff

Darlene Huff, The Coaching Suite

Darlene is Head Coach at The Coaching Suite where the mantra is “great business comes from trusting relationships, one conversation at a time”.
As an experienced certified coach of over 20 years, she specializes in exceptional business growth through laser focused leadership development. She assists executives and leaders in family owned and corporate businesses to up-level their skills to meet the ever changing demands. Business is not as usual. Darlene will prepare for your future success with less stress, more focus and passion.
A note about Darlene’s experience. Darlene has been building top tier successful teams for leading retailers such as Williams’s-Sonoma, The Disney Stores and David’s Bridal. Throughout she has demonstrated extraordinary team building skills plus the proven ability to coach leaders to grow their effectiveness by growing trust. Effective conversations in moments that matter and steady leadership presence are a tangible result in working with Darlene at The Coaching Suite.
Darlene on LinkedIn
Email Darlene
Belinda Kissack

Belinda Kissack

I have lived in the Cowichan Valley since 1993 and enjoy all that it has to offer. I am part of an active family where we are able to swim, hike, golf, bicycle and do so much more throughout the year. I am a dedicated professional who helps people that are looking for an active lifestyle where they can raise their families or retire to the warmer climate of Vancouver Island. I am happy to help people both buy and sell their homes. Please feel free to ask me your Real Estate questions. I look forward to being a part of your next move.
Email: Email Belinda
Calendly: Schedule a telephone / zoom meeting with Belinda
Website: belindakissack.com

Tina Short, A Memorable Gift

At a Memorable Gift, we specialize in quality, unique and mostly Canadian made products. Promoting Canada and Canadian made is our number one priority. Many of our gifts are hand crafted by native, Inuit, Haida and many other talented Canadian artists. Some are "one of a kind", and all are of high quality. Our other gifts that are not hand made are manufactured mostly in Canada. We offer a variety of mediums - hand blown glass, pewter, soapstone, slab glass, slate, paper, ceramic - to name a few.
amemorablecanadiangift.com
www.linkedin.com/in/amemorablegift
Email: Email Tina

Dave Shortill, Orca Wealth and Insurance Services

Flexible solutions for businesses and their employees. You’re busy running a business and you need a loyal, hard-working team to support your growth and success. We help design group benefits solutions for small businesses that are designed to be cost effective and flexible for owners like you. You can customize a plan to meet your specific business goals, and gain a competitive edge to attract talented, reliable employees. And, our plans are easy to set up and administer so you can stay focused on your priorities.
Website: orcawealth.ca
Facebook: Dave on Facebook
LinkedIn: Dave on LinkedIn
Email: Email Dave


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Suelle Stewart, Suelle Stewart Creative

I am passionate about working with small businesses who see value in sharing their story using content marketing. I will research, curate, and create content for you. I help you to tell your story so you can connect with your audience with the intention to create insight and two-way conversations leading to increased business and profitability.
Website: suellestewartcreative.com
Email: Email Suelle

Ruby Walmsley, Alternative Accounting Services

Ruby has 35 years of accounting experience, having started working in the field at the age of 19. She has a Financial Management Certificate obtained through studies with both the Certified Management Accounting Program (CMA) and the Certified General Accountancy Program (CGA). Ruby has worked for both profit and not-for-profit organizations as a financial
bookkeeper and later as a management consultant and accounting manager. Alternative Accounting Services specializes in Quickbooks program accounting, both desktop and online versions. Program training, setup and coaching sessions are available.
Email Ruby
Website: alternativeaccounting.ca
Sands Funeral Home

Janice Winfrey, Sands Funeral Chapel Duncan

Sands Duncan knows that celebrating a life is truly personal. The way you pay tribute is different for everyone. There is no one size fits all event. That’s where we come in. We help you create memorials, funerals and experiences that are a real reflection of your loved one. We listen, empathize, and provide emotional and practical support. We handle every aspect seamlessly, helping ease your burden during a time of loss. You can rely on our breadth of services, our standards and our professional ethics.
Website: www.sandsduncan.ca
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Hatley: Hatley Memorial Garden

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