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Warm Winter Exchange 2017

This is a FREE Winter Clothing exchange.
Everyone is welcome to walk through our office and take what you need.
Lots of Great Items for all ages!
Warming up Families in The Almaguin Highlands 2017

31.10.2017 Events, News, Resource & Business Network

Life Skills Training- Fall 2017

L.S.T.- Classes Beginning Fall 2017

Improve your skills to cope with the demands and challenges of everyday life!

This FREE workshop includes:

• 5 Asset Building Blocks
• Improving Self-Esteem & Building Confidence
• Managing Stress in a Healthy Way
• Time Management & Goal Setting
• Managing a Household Budget & Banking
• Interpersonal Communication Skills
• Resume Writing & Job Interviews
• Local Resources for Almaguin Women

This FREE 10-Session Workshop will be offered in the W.O.R.C. Boardroom starting
Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
From 1 – 3pm.
Space is limited ~ Secure your seat today!
Call: 705-386-9672
Toll Free: 1-888-640-8668
Email: info@womensownresource.org

Childcare and Mileage Bursaries are Available

“Life is 10% what happens to you and
90% how you respond to it.”

25.07.2017 News, Workshops

Entrepreneurial Skills Training- Fall 2017

Are you thinking of starting a new small business or expanding an existing one?

Starting in September 2017

Entrepreneurial Skills Training

This FREE Workshop covers-

  • Asset-based self assessment
  • Feasibility & Market analysis
  • Financial planning for sustainability
  • Cash flow forecast
  • Best business practice
  • Developing a business plan

This workshop session is two hours weekly, over a ten week period.

This FREE 10-week program is being offered in two locations within a supportive network of local like-minded women~ Space is limited ~

Secure your seat today!
Childcare & Mileage Bursaries are Available!

We are now registering people for the Fall 2017 E.S.T classes, space is limited so contact us today!

Phone- 705-386-9672 

Toll Free- 1-888-640-8668

Email- info@womensownresource.org 

25.07.2017 News, Workshops

Showcase Almaguin 2014 – Register Today!

22.01.2014 Events, News, Workshops

Life Skills 101: Setting You Up For Success!

The Women’s Own Resource Centre is pleased to offer Life Skills 101!

A 10-week program designed for High School Students to build the necessary skills for personal success in life.

Students will learn:

Time Management & Goal Setting
Managing Stress in a Healthy Way
Developing Communication Skills
Resume Writing & Job Interview Skills
Operating a Household Budget
College Applications
Much More!

This FREE course will be offered at Almaguin Highlands Secondary School starting at the end of February.

For more information or to register for this new program, please call 705-386-9672 or email info@womensownresource.org

22.01.2014 Events, News, Workshops

Christmas Trade Show Luncheon!

The Women’s Own Resource Centre’s next

Almaguin Women’s Resource & Business Network Luncheon

will be on Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Powassan @ Kudos Restaurant

There is a $10 fee that covers the cost of the meal to be paid at the event.

Looking for a way to promote your small business this holiday season?

Would your product or service make a great Christmas gift?

Working on your elevator pitch?  Here’s a chance to test it out!

Get a jump start on your Christmas shopping (and selling) this year!

Please call 705-386-9672 or email info@womensownresource.org for more information or to register.

SPACE IS LIMITED AND WILL FILL UP FAST!  REGISTER TODAY!!

06.11.2013 Events, News, Resource & Business Network

Legal Aid Ontario: Myths & Realities

Thursday November 14th 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Location: South River Machar Community Centre

Legal Aid Ontario will be providing information about their services and the Family Court process.  Topics that will be discussed include: Mediation Services and Alternatives to Court; The Family Court Process and Emergency Orders; How to Change Custody, Access and Support.

All are welcome to this FREE event!

To Register, please call 705-386-9672 or email info@womensownresource.org

This event is the result of a partnership between Legal Aid Ontario,

East & West Parry Sound Victim Services and the Women’s Own Resource Centre

31.10.2013 Events, News, Workshops

Entrepreneurial Skills Training

Looking to expand your business, or start a new one?

Entrepreneurial Skills Training

Learn how to complete an asset based self-assessment, conduct a market analysis,

develop accurate cash flow forecasts and develop a business plan.

Classes begin the 3rd week of September 2013 in Burk’s Falls, Powassan and South River.

For more information or to register, please call Chantal at 705-386-9672 or

email info@womensownresource.org

28.08.2013 Events, News, Workshops

Annual Book Sale!

The Women’s Own Resource Centre’s

Annual Book Sale

Starts Monday June 3rd, 2013!

Drop by and browse our selection ~ 1000’s of books ~ Something for everyone!

105 Ottawa Avenue, South River

Open Monday – Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

30.05.2013 Events, News, Resource & Business Network

Learn How to Price your Product with Brenda Scott

Join us for a day of learning!

Thursday April 25th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

At the Women’s Own Resource Centre located at 105 Ottawa Avenue, South River

Please RSVP to 705-386-9672 or

Email info@womensownresource.org

The cost is $75.00/person – Bring a bagged lunch!

Space is very limited so please book early!

16.04.2013 Events, News, Resource & Business Network