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Newsflash March 2020 – Deliverbae Expanding

Newsflash March 2020 – Deliverbae Expanding

THE RUNDOWN

Deliverbae, a Windsor tech start-up is now expanding to outer county regions. Deliverbae — a platform started up by a group of young, driven university students (Miraj Hossain, A K M Mehedi Hassan and Matt Deleersnyder) — offers an online on-demand delivery service for any type of product. Yes, anything from food, clothes, and cosmetics, or even a shovel, during the winter months, from your local hardware store, can be delivered! This local service introduces a convenient way to shop, saving you time and money. Since 2018 Deliverbae has made its way across the Windsor area by partnering with local businesses, such as: Oven 360, Schwabs & Primo’s Finest in Meat and Sausage, BB Branded, Alpha X Nutrition, and more. The expansion to Amherstburg is a smart move as the town did not currently have an on-demand delivery service. After a launch on February 12, Deliverbae was officially the first to launch its platform there. With over 160 driver applications submitted to Deliverbae, they’re more than prepared to help service residents in the Amherstburg community. A large number of businesses in Amherstburg now have the opportunity to introduce delivery at their stores. This will ultimately drive up traffic in the economy and provide businesses with the opportunity to market their products on the Deliverbae app, website, and social media platforms. The best part about Deliverbae is the ability to allow businesses and their products to be shared on a universal app found on both the Apple store and Android Play Store. For more information email: [email protected] And if you are a business in Canada looking to partner with this company, you can use the following email address to learn more: [email protected]

Nominations are now open for the Town of Kingsville’s third annual “Business Recognition Awards”, sponsored by Libro Credit Union and RC Spencer Associates Inc. “There is considerable passion for our local businesses within Kingsville,” says Mayor Nelson Santos. “Last year we received an incredible response from the community in nominating businesses, and we expect to see that same enthusiasm again this year.” The Kingsville “Business Recognition Awards” recognize the many contributions local businesses have made within the Town, demonstrating their support for the growth of their community. Previously winners were selected in three categories: “Business of the Year”, “Business Innovation” and “Young Entrepreneur”. Five additional award categories have now been announced for 2020 including: “Corporate Social Responsibility”, “Agri-Business Award”, “Culinary Excellence”, “Retail Excellence”, and the “Economic Development Award”. Those interested in nominating a business have until March 29, 2020 to fill out the online form. Finalists are announced in April 2020. “Business Recognition Award” winners are revealed during the presentation ceremony on Thursday, May 28, 2020 at the Grovedale Arts & Culture Centre, 103 Park Street, Kingsville. Tickets are $70 per person, or $500 for a table of eight and can be purchased on the Town’s website.

NEW IN BIZ
As of last month, there’s a brand new PR biz in the region that can help with press releases, interview preparation, press conference organization, communications strategies and plenty more. Casalrone Public Relations, founded in February 2020, is a boutique PR firm with a goal to help small businesses in Essex County and southwestern Ontario protect their brand and tell THEIR story. Casalrone specializes in brand management, media relations and strategic communications. “With over six years of public relations and media relations experience both in Canada and internationally, Casalrone Public Relations is prepared to help you ‘Protect your Brand!’” expresses Massimo De Menech, President and Director of Public Relations. Casalrone is located in the Greenwood Centre (3200 Deziel Drive, Suite 416) in Windsor and can be reached by emailing: [email protected] Find further details about their services and view their latest posts online.

Are you stuck home on a Friday night tired of the same old dinner and a movie? Or maybe even hanging out at the mall or working on your computer just for something to do? Don’t sweat it . . . there’s a new entertainment choice in the town of Amherstburg! Last summer, 32 year old entrepreneur Mitch Humphries opened Esc Aburg, 66 Richmond Street, Unit 205, a one-themed, multi escape room activity that offers fun for everyone. Themed during the War of 1812 in Amherstburg, Humphries and his team take you on an adventure of deceit, treason, team work and most importantly, test your survival skills with brain busting puzzles. With love for the town itself with all its beauty and history, as well as the simple fact the town is growing and did not have much to offer in the form of regular entertainment for the increasing population, Humphries seized the opportunity to start his new biz. “Nobody wants to travel to the city for a night out if they don’t have to — and why should they?” states Humphries who wanted to add to the growth of the town by providing a place that would benefit other local business at the same time. “Come make it a night out in our beautiful town, enjoy some laughs while being locked up in the escape room, then continue that evening by grabbing a bite at a local pub and taking a stroll in the Kings Navy Yard,” he suggests. “Amherstburg is really a beautiful place if you have a chance to truly appreciate what it has to offer.” Esc Aburg has found a way to accommodate everyone as best as they can with open availability and rooms are by reservations only. They also have birthday/corporate/human resource packages and general bookings for hanging out with friends or family. Make it a competition or just go for fun, either way great memories and good laughs are on the agenda. With lots of plans for the future, this is just the start for Esc Aburg.

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