Biz X magazine September 2018 Vol 21 Issue 8

Biz X magazine September 2018 Vol 21 Issue 8


ON THE COVER — “Read Up On What’s Happening In The Region!”
Page 32: The Parenting Biz – When your child’s school day comes to an end, why not see it as a start to some more fun learning? Across Windsor Essex, there are countless extra-curricular activities that are sure to engage your kids and help them perform better in school. It’s all about finding ways to help your kids be more successful academically and have a little fun too! Photo credit : © Can Stock Photo/dolgachov. 

Page 28: Have A Cup Of Joe With Joe – We chat with Rhys Trenhaile, Manager of Mindstream Financial and The Vanguard Team; Agent with Manor Windsor Realty Ltd. and Hollywood TV star!

Page 18: Mayoral Candidates Have Their Say – Next month, Windsor residents are off to the polls to choose the next Mayor and City Council (shown in photo by Della Jones-Goulet). In an attempt to help voters make an informed decision, Biz X put together a Question-and-Answer session with four of the five candidates on a few election issues.

Page 42: “Windsor ComiCon” – Meet Cal Dodd, voice of Wolverine (character pictured courtesy of The Fox Broadcasting Company) from X-Men: The Animated Series, at “Windsor ComiCon” on September 29 and 30, 2018 plus many other VIPs in this all-ages event featuring popular genres such as: comics, sci-fi, horror, gaming, and anime/cosplay.

Page 49: Getting Married In Style – Add the “Fall Wedding Event” dates for the evenings of September 19 and 20 at the Caboto Club of Windsor, in your schedule, to learn the newest wedding trends up close and personal.


4 Funny Stuff
5 From The Publisher: Voting Begins In 21st Annual Biz X Awards
7 Editorial Viewpoint: Questions Linger About Job Creation On Airport Lands. Aircraft service companies on Windsor Airport lands, heavily subsidized by taxpayers to create jobs, continue to suppress information on the number of jobs created, reports our Opinion Columnist. Top photo, taken during a working day this summer, shows the sparsely occupied parking lot at the $23 million Maintenance Repair Overhaul (MRO) facility, formerly owned by Premier Aviation.
8 Front Lines
13 Heard On The Street
14 Newsflash
16 Dates To Remember
25 Take The Lead: Getting Re-Acquainted With Windsor’s Only Female Mayor
26 Portfolio Corner
27 Event Profile: “CIBC Run For The Cure” September 30, 2018
30 Biz X Was There
38 Kids In The Community: Lucas Gregetz’s Connection To The Foo Fighters
39 XX Files: The Mother & Daughter Team Of Cradle & All
40 Generation YKNOT: Fun-In-The-Box; Paramount Middle Eastern Kitchen & Other Business Catering To Young Customers
45 Ask The Experts: Imagine That! Maidstone, ON
46 Food For Thought: The Pasta House’s 30th Anniversary. Since 1988, The Pasta House has supplied fresh and frozen pasta to area restaurants, grocery stores and residents the old-fashioned way as Carm Simone, Co-Owner demonstrates with this vintage pasta machine inside his Erie Street location. So what is his recipe for success for this business he runs with his wife, Pina? Let’s find out!
47 Biz Bits: Subway “Fresh Forward” Look Comes To Windsor
51 From The Bookshelf: How To Achieve The Relationship Of Your Dreams
52: Making A Sound Living: American Musician Steve Porcaro (Toto)
54 Milestones: 30 Years For Synergetic Group’s XMD — Expert Mould Designer Software
55 Hot Shots: A Special Night For The Addolorata De Luca Leadership Scholarship
57 The Way It Was: WWII RCAF Veteran, Art Anderson
58 Biz Of The Month: Ashley HomeStore Windsor. North America’s largest furniture retailer, Ashley HomeStore opened its doors this summer in the new Union Square Plaza at 650 Division Road. As you can tell by this interior shot of the showroom, a variety of signature home furniture, decor items and accessories are ready and waiting for you to take home.

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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.