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Bay of Quinte Entrepreneur: Shalagh Elliott

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An interview with Shalagh Elliott of Shalagh Elliott Design Company in Greater Napanee. Personal pronouns. She/Her Briefly describe your business. Shalagh Elliott Design Company (SEDC) is a full-service residential design firm; serving clients in Hastings County, Prince Edward County, Lennox & Addington County and Kingston, Ontario. SEDC’s principal focus is creating beautifully designed interiors with an approach that consistently pairs an understated elegant design philosophy with the personal taste and functional needs of the client. Partnering with Ashley of Black ...

Bay of Quinte Entrepreneurs: Algerine & Eric Carriere

An interview with Algerine and Eric Carriere of Cookie Jar Baking in Belleville’s Downtown District. Personal pronouns. Algerine: She/Her Eric: He/Him Briefly describe your business. Cookie Jar Baking is a boutique bakery that specializes in creating stunning cakes, treats, and desserts for weddings, birthdays, and events. We’re on a mission to bring tasty European-inspired treats to Belleville, Quinte West, and the surrounding areas, and now with our new storefront at 159 Front St. in Belleville, it’s easier than ever to ...

Bay of Quinte Entrepreneur: Daniel Decouvreur

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An interview with Daniel Decouvreur of BoisLuxe in Quinte West. Briefly describe your business. I provide custom works of art at affordable prices. Turning once beloved trees into family landmarks. Why remove a stump, when it can be transformed into a garden sculpture! You can find my work along roadsides throughout Quinte, Northumberland, and Prince Edward County. You can also follow my carving journey on Instagram, @dg13.sculpture. What brought you to the region? Before relocating to Quinte West, I ...

Bay of Quinte Entrepreneur: Melissa Brant

Melissa Brant, owner of She's High on Vibes poses with art of a turtle, leaves and trees painted on her chest.

An interview with Melissa Brant of She’s High on Vibes in Belleville. Personal pronouns. She/Her Briefly describe your business. She’s High on Vibes offers unique meditation, movement and art classes for the purpose of spreading joy in the community for both youth and adults. I am a certified reiki practitioner, life coach and hula hoop instructor. My experience and knowledge allow me to deliver a fresh, fun new experience for the community in order to raise our energy individually ...

Bay of Quinte Entrepreneur: Shan Khan

An interview with Shan Khan of Structural Stamina in Belleville. Personal pronouns. He/Him Briefly describe your business. Structural Stamina is an easy-to-use platform, built to inspire a holistic approach to health and promote an active lifestyle. We offer services related to yoga, fitness, nutrition and self-defense. What brought you to the region? I attended Loyalist College. What makes the Bay of Quinte a good fit for your business? Structural Stamina is primarily run online, but I enjoy the Bay ...

Bay of Quinte Entrepreneur: Jennifer Oram

A person smiling, standing with their arms crossed in a grassy field. Meet Jennifer Oram, the entrepreneur behind Songbird Reflexology in Quinte West.

An interview with Jennifer Oram of Songbird Reflexology. Describe your business. Songbird Reflexology provides a unique experience of health and wellness through a peaceful atmosphere that allows you to fully engage in reflexology therapy. Songbird strives to create a well-rounded approach to health while setting the bar for a new standard of natural wellness. Along with treatments, Songbird offers nutritional support, wellness products and valuable take-home information to create optimal health long term. What brought you to the region? ...

Bay of Quinte Entrepreneur: Taylor Russett

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An interview with Taylor Russett of The Grind & Vine, Russett Photography + Let’s Get Married Wedding Show. Personal pronouns. He/Him Briefly describe your businesses. The Grind and Vine servers premium coffee and we dabble in wine. Our coffee house and wine bar is the perfect spot to meet up with old friends or to meet new ones. We offer a curated social environment that prides itself on inclusion and accessibility. From a corporate meeting spot to a quiet ...

Young Entrepreneur: Charlette Edwards

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An interview with Charlette Edwards of JC Styles. Describe your business. Hey! We are JC Styles. We are a hair studio that focuses on and specializes in bridal up styles, natural balayage and keratin treatments. Our home base is in Brighton, but we travel to where ever you need us. On your wedding day we would be honoured to assist in making you look and feel your very best! We believe fabulous hair will compliment your natural true beauty. ...

Building Businesses Step By Step in Downtown Belleville

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ALNOOR LADHANI MEANS BUSINESS How does a Toronto-based chiropodist come to operate a five-business multi-plex in downtown Belleville? According to Alnoor (Al) Ladhani, the answer is simple: it’s in his blood. “My parents were always in business,” chuckles Ladhani, whose family originally hails from Uganda. “They did some factory work when they first came here, but after a while they went back into business because they like to be independent.” At first, Ladhani’s plans in the Bay of Quinte ...

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Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.