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2024 Annual General Meeting Recap

March 25th, 2024

The Stittsville Business Association Annual General Meeting was held on Tuesday March 19, 2024 at Napoli’s Café and was kindly sponsored by Tailored Home Improvements.  The annual general meeting is a yearly gathering of the association members where leaders present an annual report including a summary of the work that has been accomplished, presentation of financial statements, and strategies and plans for the future. This year’s event was organized by […]

Business Brilliance: Chatting Community Engagement with SBA Vice President and BMO Business Banker Abbie Sizer McIntosh

January 1st, 2024

Abbie Sizer McIntosh is an experienced banker with a notable background in community engagement and volunteerism. With a passion for fostering connections and supporting local initiatives, Abbie has dedicated significant time to various organizations, including the Women’s Business Network, the Stittsville Business Association, Stittsville Cooperative Nursery School, as well as various other community and academic volunteer pursuits. From 2017 to 2020, she served as a Director of BMO’s LGBTQ Employee […]

Unveiling Insights: Stittsville Business Association 2023 Membership Survey Results

December 18th, 2023

In our ongoing commitment to understanding and meeting the needs of our vibrant community, the Stittsville Business Association (SBA) recently conducted a membership survey. We are thrilled to share the insights gained from the responses of our dedicated members. This feedback is invaluable in shaping the direction of our association and enhancing the experience for all. Demographics: Business Owners: 89% Professionals: 11% Motivations for Joining SBA: 77% to be a […]

Andrew Tricomi on Becoming an Entrepreneur and Growing His Business

October 31st, 2023

SBA: Andrew, thank you for agreeing to chat with us. We are excited to feature this interview with you as the second in our series of conversations with Stittsville Business Association members. To kick us off, can you start by telling us about yourself and how you got your start in wealth management? AT: After I graduated from Carleton University in 2015, I had a keen interest in becoming an […]

Andrea Greenhous on Achieving Success as a Business Owner

September 26th, 2023

SBA: Andrea, thank you for joining us for our first interview in a series of conversations with Stittsville Business Association members. Tell us about your business. AG: My business is an internal communications agency. We partner with communication teams at large organizations to help improve communication with their employees. Open, honest and meaningful communication play an important role in building trust, strengthening culture, and helping people find meaning and purpose […]

Open Letter: In Memory of John Curry

February 3rd, 2022

In the past few days, our community has lost a person of great integrity, humility, compassion, and dedication. A person who was always there to answer the bell for any community event, fundraiser, social gathering or local business function. Someone who truly cared about this community, its residents, and the well-being of those who lived and worked in Stittsville and Goulbourn as a whole. The passing of John Curry this […]

A New Year’s Welcome from StittsvilleBA

January 1st, 2022

A New Year’s Welcome from StittsvilleBA President, Andrea Greenhous. I am thrilled to be acting President of the Stittsville Business Association until our Annual General Meeting in late January, when I hope to be formally elected. Two years ago, I was asked by one of the founding members of the Stittsville Business Association to act as Vice-President. I knew that this was a great opportunity to get involved in my […]

Ontario Restaurants Fight to Survive the Pandemic

November 28th, 2021

Written by: Olivia Bolt Over the past year, we’ve all suffered due to COVID-19; Including Ontario’s restaurants and restaurant owners. What we don’t fully realize is the magnitude of the pandemic’s impact on our local eateries. Ontario’s restaurant industry has had a drastic drop in annual sales and employment due to the effects of COVID-19. With added costs and service restrictions, local restaurants are having to spend more than they […]