Dispatch: A summary of recent business appointments and announcements, plus upcoming events for the week ahead
ANNOUNCED By Youth Opportunities Unlimited, receipt of $4 million in funding from the City of London’s Housing Development Corporation for 35 affordable apartments its Joan’s Place project.
APPOINTED Farida Abdelnabi, communications manager, TechAlliance of Southwestern Ontario.
APPOINTED Wayne Black, A&L Canada Laboratories.
APPOINTED Mara Fraccaro, administrative assistant, Downtown London.
OPENED Indigenous learning centre Wampum Learning Lodge at Western University.
APPOINTED Dr. Keith Thompson, associate director of research, Institute for Earth and Space Exploration (Western Space)
APPOINTED Ana Batista, recruitment team lead, Drake International.
NAMED To the Report on Business list of Canada’s Top Wealth Advisors 2022: Reg Jackson (National Bank Financial Wealth Management); Khaled Sultan (CIBC Wood Gundy); Rob Kelland (ScotiaMcLeod); Ted Velikonja (CIBC Wood Gundy); Peter Lochead (CIBC Wood Gundy); Fraser Wilson (CIBC Wood Gundy); Jay Nash (National Bank Financial Wealth Management); Jennifer Jackson (CIBC Wood Gundy); Joe Goverde (BMO Nesbitt Burns); Craig Emptage (ScotiaMcLeod); Keith Angus McDonald (ScotiaMcLeod); Carla Dos Santos (Manulife Securities); and Stephen Bennett (ScotiaMcLeod).
PROMOTED Adrienne Bennett, regional manager commercial banking advisors, RBC.
ANNOUNCED By Woodlo Productions, return of Magic of Lights drive-through holiday light display, Longwoods Road Conservation Area, November 19 to January 8.
AWARDED Dale Marsh (sales representative, Re/Max Centre City Realty Inc.), with the London St. Thomas Association of Realtors (LSTAR) inaugural Ron Richardson Memorial Award.
APPOINTED As directors, Downtown London (LBDA), 2023-2026 term: Andrew McClenaghan (Northern Commerce); David Kirwin (Kirwin Fryday Medcalf Lawyers); Jason Dickson (Brown & Dickson); Lori Da Silva (RBC Place London); Jerry Pribil (Marienbad Restaurant & Chaucer’s Pub): and John Fyfe-Millar (LBF Group).
APPOINTED Geoffrey Wilson, senior ADR adjuster, Allstate Canada.
PROMOTED Barry Cousins, to distinguished analyst & research fellow, Info-Tech Research Group.
November 11: IP Strategy Bootcamp
November 14: Canadian Club of London – 2022/2023 Season
November 14: TechAlliance: Capital Strategy
November 15: Grants and Loans for Food & Beverage Companies
November 16: IRCC Virtual Learning Series for Employers
November 16 – 17: Best Defence Conference
November 16: Bookkeeping Best Practices for Small Business Owners
November 17: Tools in the Trades Boot Camp
November 17: Business After Five – November 2022
November 18: Business Planing Guide Workshop
November 18: IP Strategy Boot Camp