PLSE NOTE: THE 2014 SUMMER COMPANY PROGRAM IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS!
(Pictured Above - The 2013 Summer Company Store Launch @ Northumberland Mall, Cobourg)
Rob Milligan joined in the festivities at the Northumberland Mall earlier in July for the Summer Company Youth in Business retail store launch. Pictured above are the Summer Company students participating in the Northumberland Mall store and from LtoR-Rob Milligan, MPP, Cindy Lang, Zach Rupke, Erin Cordukes, Dawson Berry, Sarah Saddal, Aidan Gomez, Sherry Hamilton, Summer Company Coordinator, Joshua Noiseux, and Zack Bowen.
This year, thanks to a partnership with Northumberland Mall, the student business owners will have a retail outlet. The “Summer Company Store” will be open during normal mall hours from July 16 until mid August.
Summary of our 2013 Northumberland Summer Company Businesses
Hannah’s Happy Hatchery – Hannah McLennan has had a love of animals all of her life and has truly made herself an expert of poultry. Her fascination with top quality fancy poultry led her to launch her business; Hannah’s Happy Hatchery. She provides rare breeds along with some training on how to care for them for those wishing to raise their own birds. She will also sell organic eggs from her own flock. Hannah can be reached by calling 613.398.1898 or emailing email@example.com
Techlives –Over many years Andrew Raycroft has developed his technological skills. He is now ready to introduce his new business Techlives! Techlives offers state of the art website design for all interests and purposes. Techlives also offers instruction to their clients on how to use their mobile, tablet, and computer operating systems. To sign up for a session, sign up at www.Techlives.ca ! If you are in need of a website send your request to firstname.lastname@example.org for a free estimate and completion date.
Tristan’s Ice Cream – Tristan Clark provides ice cold ice cream to his customers right where they play. Using a mobile cooler on the back of his bike, Tristan can be found touring the parks and playgrounds in the area near his home in Trenton. Be sure to look for “Tristan’s Ice Cream” when you’re in the area or contact him at 613.965.6520 or bladesofMLG@hotmail.com
The following businesses can also be found at the Summer Company Store:
Also, check out Jacqueline Pennington's video blog about Northumberland's Summer Company students! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y770mlgiVo4
Big Bind Tables – Dawson Berry designs and builds custom poker tables. His customers are enthusiastic card players who would like to incorporate their favourite colour or theme into a table of their own. He also plans to make his tables available to university students after experiencing how popular the game is among his peers. He is convinced that there is an ongoing, untapped market for his product. To order your own table, you can contact Dawson by phone 226.979.1080 or email email@example.com
Caterpillar Lawn Care – Having his father work as an Out-Door-Educator for the School Board meant that Zach Rupke learned a lot, not only about animals but about caring for and handling plants. He learned to weed gardens, name plants, and mow lawns before he turned ten. So he decided to put his knowledge of plants to work in Caterpillar Lawn Care. With a smile, he focuses on making your lawn look the best it can. He provides services from grass cutting, weeding and trimming to artistic arrangements and bird feeders. Free estimates are provided (& he’s insured). “If you’re Lawn needs some TLC call CLC” - Caterpillar Lawn Care -Contact Zach at: (905) 396-2520 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Erin Cordukes Fine Art Photography – Wondering what to put on that blank wall? Erin Cordukes Fine Art Photography presents a range of archival photographic images for purchase. Erin is a local artist who takes and prints her own photographs from medium and large format negatives; available in an assortment of sizes to fit your space. Drawing inspiration from her collections, traditions and family, Erin works with a wide range of themes. Studio still life, portraiture, and local and Canadian landscapes are all present in the collection. Contact Erin at email@example.com
Exquisite Henna Tatoos – Sarah Saddal, the first henna artist located in Cobourg, Ontario, is a self-Taught henna artist, practicing since the age of ten. She started by imitating what she saw on paper and eventually practiced on hands. Throughout her teenage years, she developed a better understanding of henna as an art. Often doodling in class, her enthusiasm and practice led her to understand the methodical application of henna. Years of artistic expression make it clear that her life will be centered around her passion for henna. She specializes in contemporary Indian and Arabic style henna. Sarah is a professional artist who does events such as weddings, bridal showers, baby showers, birthdays and party's. Her prices are as low as $5. (prices vary based on the designs, size and intricacy). For more inquiry, call 9055509452 or email at exquisite_henna_tattoos @hotmail.com
StayHi Apparel – Zack Bowen suffered a traumatic injury at age 14 which resulted in 2 years of hospitalization and 45 surgeries. His rehabilitation included positive affirmations from his physiotherapist to “stay hi, stand up, chest out, head up”. It lead to the catch phrase “StayHi”. Zack wants to share this positive message through his apparel line. His collection includes hoodies, hats and an array of t-shirts. You can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sets with Cindy – Cindy Lang brings 8 years of experience playing and coaching the game of volleyball to her private beach volleyball lessons. Located on beautiful Victoria Beach in Cobourg, Cindy is busy imparting her knowledge of the game to her students most weekdays. To schedule a lesson, contact Cindy at 905.376.6496 or email@example.com
Tooth and Nail Property Care – At the ready with his trusty shears, trimmers, and chainsaws, Joshua from Tooth and Nail is poised to cut through any property care problem. Specializing in tree and shrub care and removal, hedge trimming, and firewood cutting, Tooth and Nail offers heavy-weight services at light-weight costs. Wide-ranging experience tackling tough jobs has prepared Joshua to deliver efficient and thoughtful property care solutions - from large projects, like clearing a new lot - to small ones, like trimming back a few Manitoba Maples . Free on-site estimates, full liability insurance, references available. Contact Joshua at firstname.lastname@example.org or 905-269-3765. www.toothnail.ca
AdGo Designs –Aidan Gomez is a graduate of the Summer Company Program who has become an ambassador for entrepreneurship. His business is focused on web and graphic design. Although he has many satisfied, repeat customers, Aidan is looking to grow his business. You can reach Aidan at 613.921.3473 or email@example.com