October 11, 2021
Simonne was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 50. After treatment a breast cancer survivor may need to decide what prosthesis to wear to get back to "feeling like themselves". For Simonne it was hard to find the right prosthesis that filled her needs. She researched various natural animals and plant-based fibers to find what properties when wanted in a breast prosthesis.
She solved that problem for herself, she knew she was onto something; and that is how Comfort 'n' Confidence by Au Naturel came to be.
September 29, 2021
In this episode we discuss Post Secondary decisions with a couple of young adults. We explore the pros and cons of three possible pathways: 1) Continuing education, 2) Joining the workforce, 3) Undecided.
September 9, 2021
Listen to Lori and Sandra talk about how the Chamber is important to Eastern PEI and its many benefits including a speed run!!
September 2, 2021
In this episode we put the focus on us. Many people still don't quite know the role and function of the Chamber. We discuss our integral role in the communities we serve.
August 16, 2021
Rusty Elliott moved from Ontario when he was 21 years when his father purchased what was then Mossy's Store on East Point Road in Bothwell, PEI.
Rusty serves his customers with his unique humor and quick wit which he is known for.
To this day Elliott's General Store is still a family operated store.
July 20, 2021
An "on site" discussion with Janet Ogilvie, Owner/Operator of Green Gable Alpacas. An islander by choice, Janet describes how she left behind the bustle of corporate life in Ontario to start a farming life on PEI 10 years ago. Since then her business idea has transformed from a simple farm to an agri-tourism venture that has further diversified to include an e-commerce presence, as Janet adapted to restrictions of COVID-19.
July 12, 2021
St. Peters own Jimmy MacAulay talks about his career as a teacher and his love of rural PEI, especially St. Peters Bay, and about being a volunteer.
Jimmy has been at the forefront in many of projects in St Peters over the years and slowing down isn't really an option for him.
June 29, 2021
A discussion with Jackson Platts (Learning Manager for the Small Business Program at Holland College West Prince Campus) about the one year certificate Small Business Manager program. We find out the details of this online course and how it prepares students for the real world of business.
May 28, 2021
A discussion with Dan MacDonald (Financial Advisor/Owner The Co-operators - MacDonald Insurance and Investments. Finding out how a rural firm has provided coverage for it's clients for the past ten years, and how they are adapting to the changing world to help their customers secure their financial future.