Biz X magazine May 2019 Vol 22 Issue 5

Biz X magazine May 2019 Vol 22 Issue 5

Biz X magazine May 2019 Vol 22 Issue 5 on the cover — “See For Yourself, Baby!” — 18

May is “Vision Health Month” and local optometrists are recommending a number of ways patients can help safeguard their vision. They include special coatings for lenses to protect against Ultra-Violet (UV) rays and blue light from electronic device screens, a healthy diet and regular eye examinations. Most optometrists recommend wearing sunglasses every time you are outdoors because the impact of UV rays is cumulative and can even happen on cloudy days. COVER CREDITS MODELS/SUNGLASSES: Samantha “Sam” Inglis and Josh Demers follow the advice of our expert optometrists and wear sunglasses provided by Seen Vision Care, 1614 Lesperance Road, #6, Tecumseh ( Sam has the Face A Face Jones 2 and Josh wears a Gucci Flip Top. CLOTHING: Clothing supplied by Caché Boutique, 5975 Malden Road, Unit #3, Urban Selections Plaza, LaSalle ( Sam wears an off-the-shoulder eyelet lace dress by J.O.A. and Josh is outfitted in a blue short sleeve shirt by Silver Stone and straight leg jeans by Man X One Teaspoon London MR Whites. CAR: The 1952 MG TD replica pictured is courtesy of MotorMarcArt — Marc Lacourciere. ( PHOTOGRAPHER: Rod Denis. (


4 Funny Stuff
5 From The Publisher: What’s Happening In May? What Isn’t!
6 Editorial Viewpoint: Travails Of The Windsor Star – Fewer and fewer readers are willing to pay for home delivery of the daily newspaper when they can get digital news for nothing or a lot less, concludes columnist Alan Halberstadt. He also notes that non-subscribers get free delivery of the Star Review, an affiliate stuffed with advertising flyers.
8 Front Lines
11 Heard On The Street
12 Biz X Was There
14 Newsflash
16 Dates To Remember
24 Have A Cup Of Joe With Joe: Beaulieu Family “Wins” The Lotto Thanks To Area Contractors
26 Tech Bytes: Introducing Chapp, A Social Networking App
28 Milestones: Rosati Group Celebrates 50th Anniversary
30 Take The Lead: “The 5C Leader” Dr. James Weese
31 Portfolio Corner
33 XX Files: Alba Giglio, Owner Of Bruce Philp Florist And Girard & Co. Flowers & Gifts
34 The Parenting Biz: Here We Grow Again! How Consignment Shops Can Help – De-cluttering, saving money, making a few bucks and conserving the environment. These are some goals we all share these days, both individuals and parents alike. And since children grow out of the clothes you buy so fast and need books/toys relevant to their age, why spend a lot of cash on items that just don’t last? Due to all these reasons and more, it’s no surprise that consignment shops are popping up everywhere. There are many to check out across Windsor Essex, so get out there and sell, shop and feel good about it!
42 Hot Shots: The 33rd Annual “Great Soup Kitchen” – Soup’s on! The local Heart & Stroke held their annual fundraiser in late March that saw 400 sip on all the soup they could eat. Chef Adel Gabr of Mezzo Ristorante & Lounge is shown happily pouring a cup of his Potato and Leek soup for our hungry photographer! See which other local eateries and organizations dished out plenty of bowls of soup for a good cause.
44 Food For Thought: A Decade Of Vito’s Pizzeria (that’s a lot of rice balls!)
46 Ask The Experts: 25 Years Of Windows And Doors With Affordable Home Services
48 Awards Spotlight: TWEPI’s “Best Of Windsor Essex”
51 Event Profile: Kingsville’s “Highland Games” June 2019
52 From The Bookshelf : A Mystery For Youth & Inspiration From A Brain Injury Survivor
53 The Way It Was: Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps Agamemnon Sets Sail For 100 Years
54 Biz Of The Month: Three Lambs Registry & Baby Boutique, Tecumseh, ON

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Deborah Jones
Deborah Jones – Publisher of Biz X Magazine Deborah Jones graduated from the University of Windsor with an Honours Degree in Communication Studies and was employed at two other local magazines shortly after for a few years learning all she could about writing, advertising, public relations and more. She made the jump in 1998 to go out on her own to publish Biz X magazine and has worked in the publishing industry since 1990. In 2007, she earned the “Entrepreneur of the Year” award from the Windsor & District Chamber of Commerce. To date, she is the ONLY woman so far to receive this award. In 2013, she received one of the first “Windsor Women of the Year” awards from the Ladies Exclusive Alliance. Her most recent achievement is a “2016 Vocational Service Award” from the Rotary Club of Windsor Roseland. Deborah is proud to live in Windsor and truly cares about each and every business and strives to make Windsor Essex the best place to live, work and play.