Member Profile – L.C.D.C Colour & Coatings

Crista Winterkorn is a passionate individual. She is passionate about her work, passionate about getting the most out of life, and passionate about helping others achieve maximum happiness in life.  For Crista, we’ve all got a purpose. All we have to do is discover and pursue it. Pursue it with everything we’ve got. No matter […]

Volunteer Profile – Annemarie Hill

Have you ever needed a lawyer, but abandoned the idea of hiring one due to the incredible costs they charge? Even for the world’s millionaires, legal fees put a crater in the good ol’ chequing account. And for the majority of us – you know, the non-millionaires – having a lawyer is an expense that […]

Volunteer Profile – Marni Heather

Marni Heather, the owner of Wishes Concierge in Barrie, is humble by nature. She prefers to live quietly, do her work, and avoid any limelight in the process. Currently, Marni sits on the Chamber’s Board of Directors. Back in July, I gave her a call – as I did with all the Board members – […]

Employee Profile – Paul Markle

Paul Markle, Executive Director of the Barrie Chamber of Commerce, has enjoyed an extensive and colourful career.  It began when he was 13 years old. Working as a dishwasher at a local eatery, Paul fell in love with the restaurant industry the moment he was introduced to it. When he was 17, he started working […]

Member Profile – Ewee Inc.

If you were to take a guess right now – just off the top of your head – of what the most in-demand resource is in today’s world, what would it be? Certainly, some of you said oil or natural gas, or maybe even clean energy. I’m sure access to clean, drinkable water was another […]

Member Profile – Addison Marketing Solutions

Eric Harbottle is one of those rare individuals who has always had a clear idea of his ideal career. As you’ve seen from the majority of our member spotlights, most folks either go to college for one thing and pursue another, or are absolutely clueless about what to even major in. We’ve all been there. […]

Member Profile – Corex Creative

Dwayne Holness, founder of Corex Creative, is very good at his job. He’s a professional videographer, video editor, designer, and the list goes on. Just know that when it comes to video and/or photography work – and all the behind-the-scenes work, too – Dwayne is your guy.  And don’t take my word for it. Just […]

Volunteer Profile – Patricia Dent

Have you ever dreamed of moving to Australia? How about handling millions of dollars while working at the Toronto Stock Exchange? If you answered “yes” to one or more of these questions, then today’s Spotlight about Barrie Chamber Ambassador, Patricia Dent, is the perfect read for you. Grab a snack and buckle in.  Patricia Dent […]

Member Profile – Jet Lag Voyages

Jet lag Voyages If you’re considering travelling in the near future, there’s one thing I urge you not to do. Do not – I repeat, do not! – jump on the bandwagon of folks who think making a few Google searches is equally as effective as hiring a travel agent. Because it’s not. Let me […]