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Biz X magazine March 2018 Vol 21 Issue 3

Biz X magazine March 2018 Vol 21 Issue 3 


ON THE COVER – Page 18. “40 Leaders Under 40” Awards – 40 civic-minded community leaders who have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to Windsor and Essex County by selflessly undertaking goodwill activities and/or providing community service for the betterment of the region, have been recognized by Leadership Windsor/Essex. The recipients of the “40 Leaders Under 40” Awards will be honoured at an awards night on March 28, 2018 but first we celebrate each of them in our cover story by listing the names and bios of these diverse, talented and innovative young leaders.

table of contents – march 2018 – volume 21 • issue 3

4 Funny Stuff
5 From The Publisher: Setting A Shining Example
6 Editorial Viewpoint: No Reason To Applaud City Budget – Columnist Alan Halberstadt exposes the blatant politics involved in striking Windsor City Council’s much trumpeted enhanced capital budget. One result of this fatally flawed process was the allocation of only $300,000 for the second phase of the Via Italia streetscaping when it would take $2.4 million to do it right.
8 Front Lines
11 Heard On The Street
12 On The Fundraising Scene: Annual Alzheimer Society “Coffee Break” Results
14 Newsflash
16 Dates To Remember
17 Event Profile: “FitFest” April 14&15, 2018
24 Biz Bits: Getting Techie With The Villanova WiredCats FIRST Robotics Competition Team
25 Generation YKNOT: Millennials In The Workforce
26 Food For Thought: Essex’s Olde School Deli & Café
27 Art Matters: Does Your Child Want To Make Movies? Film Camp Can Help!
28 Hot Shots: Transition To Betterness (T2B) “Gala 21” – Not only do Amber Hunter (left), T2B Executive Director; Dave Hunter, T2B Official Spokesperson and Host of 101.1 WRIF’s “Dave & Chuck the Freak” show and Doris Lapico, Co-Founder of T2B look like a million bucks, but their organization raised a million dollars too! The trio are shown (middle photo by Rod Denis) in the cocktail reception area moments before the annual gala began.
31 Up Close And Personal: Albert Mady, Owner Of Mady’s Institute of Isshinryu Karate
32 Portfolio Corner
34 Let’s Talk About . . . Medical Cannabis
35 Hot Shots: The 31st Annual “Wedding Extravaganza’18” – If you are getting married, the “Wedding Extravaganza” had everything you needed to make your dream wedding become a reality from bridal gowns, reception centres and honeymoon spots to great food and wine plus a lot more. One vendor in particular, Just Cork-It (The Wine Making Place), was in attendance to recommend the right wine for your needs, based on your menu, time of year and number of guests. Doug Rankin (in photo by Rod Denis at left) and his wife Alanna, own the Windsor and LaSalle locations for Just Cork-It with other locations found in Amherstburg, Leamington and Tecumseh. Just Cork-It is a 2009 Biz X Award winner for “Fine Wine Source” — which other companies have a Biz X connection and had a booth at the show? Find out on our photo pages.
37 Milestones: The Suit Shop Co. Ltd. Celebrates First Birthday
38 XX Files: Dr. Deshinee Moodley, Windsor Body Sculpting And Aesthetics
39 Ask The Experts: LifeStyle Closets
41 Have A Cup Of Joe With Joe: Arts Collective Theatre’s Production Of “Dreamgirls”
42 Making A Sound Living: C.J. Vanston, American Record Producer, Songwriter, Keyboardist & Film Composer
44 From The Bookshelf
45 The Way It Was: The Historic Bell Vue Estate, Amherstburg
46 Biz Of The Month: Phog Lounge, Downtown Windsor
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