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January 2021, Featured Business is Nulantic Water

The latest winner of the FRABA Business Participation Draw is Melanie MacKinnon from Nulantic. Melanie (Oakes) MacKinnon grew up in Fall River and is a third-generation entrepreneur in the water and wastewater industry working with municipalities providing treatment, disinfection, and instrumentation throughout Atlantic Canada. Although the company is five years old, Melanie has over 30…

Posted: March 17, 2021

E-commerce

Selling in a Digital World: Digital Marketing & Ecommerce Success Supported by Nova Scotia’s Department of Labour and Advanced Education   Thursday afternoons 1 pm – 4:30 pm Thursday January 28, 2021 – Thursday April 15, 2021 via Zoom Instructor – Rob Gorham Ecommerce is one of the fastest growing areas of the online economy and…

Posted: December 16, 2020

Toy Drive

Junk Works is running a toy drive! They have bins at: Toys R Us – Dartmouth Crossing Leno’s Stop Shop in Elmsdale Fall River Chiropractic (FRABA Member) Most Wanted – Dartmouth Nothing Fancy, Lower Sackville The details are as follows: To help gain some normalcy in this unprecedented time Junk Works, Halifax’s leading eco-friendly junk…

Posted: December 16, 2020

Building Vibrant Communities Grants

Building Vibrant Communities Grants – Deadline January 15, 2021 COMMUNITY SERVICES/COMMUNITIES, CULTURE AND HERITAGE–Applications Open for Building Vibrant Communities Grants Community groups that deliver, strengthen or expand programs that help Nova Scotians living on low incomes can now apply for a Building Vibrant Communities grant. Programs may include those that address workforce attachment, housing, mental…

Posted: December 16, 2020

Letter From Bill Horne MLA

Non Profit Reopening Support Grant – Local Halls, Legions, Non-Profit Organizations **Many of you have periodically received e-mails from my office relating to news/grants/information that relates to our community groups and organizations. If you would like to not receive these e-mails, please reply and I will adjust the list. I do understand that not every…

Posted: June 9, 2020

January Featured Business-Junk Works

The latest winner of the FRABA Business Participation Draw is Sherry Willison from Junk Works. Junk Works is a Fall River family junk removal business run by Sherry and Chris Willison. We aim to deliver excellent customer service and to operate in an environmentally responsible way. We work with business and domestic customers to remove…

Posted: February 11, 2020

December Featured Business- Joe Pruneau Carpentry-2019

The latest winner of the FRABA Business Participation Draw is Joe Pruneau from Joe Pruneau Joe Pruneau grew up in Windsor Junction and continues to call it home today. Joe has been building and renovating since leaving trade school in 2007, receiving his red seal in carpentry in 2011. Joe Pruneau Carpentry started in 2018…

Posted: January 7, 2020

November Featured Business – Melissa Geddes Realtor

The latest winner of the FRABA Business Participation Draw is Melissa Geddes from Keller Williams Realty Melissa Geddes grew up in Fall River and continues to call Fall River home with her husband Mark. Melissa has grown up with real estate in her family with her mom and step dad both working as successful realtors…

Posted: November 25, 2019

The 2020 CNIB Guide Dogs calendar is now available!

Looking for the perfect holiday gift? We’ve got you covered. The 2020 CNIB Guide Dogs calendar is now available! This year’s calendar features future guide dogs (Eric, Hope, Ray, Lily, Luna, Pepper, Potter and Wonder) and working CNIB Guide Dogs (Maple and Piper). Ambassador (Willow) and buddy (Queenie) dogs are also featured. You can purchase…

Posted: November 21, 2019

October’s Featured Business – Faye Coady Realtor

The latest winner of the FRABA Business Participation Draw is Faye Coady from Faye Coady Realtor Remax Nova I am an active and connected Fall River community member who has been in the real estate industry for over eight years. An award-winning sales professional representing the Re/Max brand, with its global presence, provides exposure to…

Posted: November 8, 2019

Nova Scotia Art and Craft Sale

We are seeking the support of local area businesses to help us to raise funds for the Lion’s Club Christmas Express again this year. The 8th annual Nova Scotia Art and Craft Sale will be held Friday 1st Nov: 11AM‐ 5 PM & Saturday  2nd Nov: 10AM – 4 PM at Waverley Legion. This will be the 8th year the show proceeds benefit the Lions Christmas Express food drive, but in order to achieve this, we need your help. The Nova Scotia Art and Craft Sale is the perfect place to purchase original handmade wares while supporting Nova Scotia artists and crafters. This event will showcase 40 artisans, only handmade items, and ensures a good variety of strictly handmade goods will be on offer. Aside from the exciting shopping, we offer free admission & free parking! All of this will entice not only the local community to attend, but will attract shoppers from further afield who may not usually visit the area. We will be selling raffle tickets to a gift basket full of goodies at the show, all proceeds from the raffle will be donated to the Lion’s Club Christmas Express. We desperately need more donations from our community to make up our raffle…

Posted: October 1, 2019

September’s Featured Business – MNP LLP

The latest winner of the FRABA Business Participation Draw is Mathieu Boileau from MNP LLP Mathieu Boileau, CPA, CA is a business advisor and assurance manager at MNP LLP. Mathieu has been part of the MNP team for 7 years in the Assurance and Business Advisory Service team and has also been a FRABA board…

Posted: October 1, 2019

June’s Featured Business – Journey to Wellness

The latest winner of the FRABA Business Participation Draw is Deborah Hann from Journey to Wellness Deborah Hann is a certified Personal Trainer, Healthy Eating & Weight Loss Coach and Pre & Post Natal Fitness Specialist. Deborah has been teaching fitness classes and working with private clients and small groups in Fall River since 2010….

Posted: June 27, 2019

May’s Featured Business – Fall River Law

The latest winner of the FRABA Business Participation Draw is Barb MacLellan from Fall River Law Barb opened her law practice in June of 1996 and is conveniently located at 3161 Highway #2 across from Gerald Burgess’s Race Trac garage. Barb helps families through life’s biggest decisions: buy a house, start a business, prepare their…

Posted: May 13, 2019

April’s Featured Business – Keller Williams Select Realty

The latest winner of the FRABA Business Participation Draw is Jennifer Taylor from Keller Williams Select Realty Jennifer Taylor is a Realtor who works with First Time Buyers, Relocations and Resale Residential to, help you move, to the next adventure in your life. After spending 20 years in the Medical profession as a Medical Laboratory…

Posted: March 30, 2019
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