Dispatch: A summary of recent business appointments and announcements, plus upcoming events for the week ahead
NAMED The volunteer fundraising committee for the Health & Homelessness Fund for Change: Jeff Macoun, Bob Bourne, Wayne Dunn, Keith Gibbons, Murray Faulkner, Kapil Lakhotia, Graham Porter, Chirag Shah, Bob Siskind, Peter Whatmore and Jill Wright.
APPOINTED Bev Kobe, president & CEO, Goodwill Industries, Ontario Great Lakes (effective October 1, 2023).
APPOINTED Jewel Jamieson, philanthropy officer, Children’s Health Foundation.
PROMOTED Jessyca Wemyss-Zadorsky, to account director, RedRhino Inc.
OPENED Dot Foods Canada Inc. 168,875-square-foot distribution centre at 100 Ken McKee Street in Ingersoll.
PUBLISHED The Heart Centred Leadership Playbook, by Deborah Crowe.
OPENED controlled-release fertilizer production plant CRF Agritech Plant, 263 Edward Street, St. Thomas.
ANNOUNCED By the City of London, proposed locations for the city’s first five homeless hubs: 550 Wellington Road, 329 Richmond Street, 800 Commissioners Road East, 556 Dundas Street and 705 Fanshawe Park Road West.
APPOINTED Peter Fragiskatos (MP, London North Centre), parliamentary secretary to the Minister of Housing, Infrastructure, and Communities.
ANNOUNCED By Brescia University College, integration into Western University, spring 2024.
AWARDED Huron University student Nhial Deng, the (USD) $100,000 Chegg.org Global Student Prize.
ACHIEVED By Nuts For Cheese, BRC (British Retail Consortium) Global Standard for Food Safety Certification with an A grade, recognizing exceptional commitment to quality, safety and excellence at their 25,000-square-foot production facility on Pacific Court.
LAUNCHED By Fanshawe College, diversity and inclusion (EDI) strategy, entitled A College Where We Belong.
September 22: Socialpreneur Chats: September 2023
September 26: TechAlliance: Customer Segmentation l Mars Everest
September 26: London and Area Works Job Fair
September 26: Spend an evening celebrating Families, Farms & Food
September 27: Fanshawe College Career Opportunities Fair
September 27: Starting A Small Business Seminar (Virtual)
September 27: London Business Achievement Awards 2023
September 28: Building An Innovation District In London, Ontario