Upcoming Events …

Once again Covid restrictions are keeping us on our event management toes.  Changes are a foot and appropriate invitations/notices will be sent soon.

Hold the dates for       ..10th Aug @ 6:30pm   Business Connection

..24th Aug @ 7:30am   Members’ Forum / AGM



Special Offer from Officeworks

Officeworks Doncaster      doncaster.manager@officeworks.com.au

Everyone enjoys a visit to Officeworks!   A reminder that the Doncaster store has a special MBN Members offer running for the next few months.   Contact us at admin@mbn.asn.au to learn how you can get $100.00 printing discounts and up to $100.00 of free products.



Sales Conversations

Russelll Pearson     https://russellpearson.com/

Russell, a longtime friend and supporter of MBN, has sent an invitation to members and friends to join a discussion group.   If you are interested in exploring exceptional marketing news and views, please visit https://www.facebook.com/groups/FutureProofDiscussionGroup



ACFE courses

Jill Dowling     www.parkorchards.org.au

Floristry – An introduction to floral design, bouquets and floral arrangements
6 weeks, commencing Wednesday 4th Aug-8th Sep, 1-3pm


  • Get your career into gear guidance commencing 19th Aug 12.30-3pm
  • Permaculture – 1 day workshop. Saturday 11th Sep, 10-3pm
  • Floristry pop up – Have some fun making a posie on 15th Sep, 1-3pm

More information can be found on our website https://www.parkorchards.org.au/Courses/Pre-AccreditedTraining.aspx



Economic Knockout:  Boxing Strategies SME Survival

Linda Turner     Roy A. McDonald, Accountants & Fiducian, Financial Planning
The businesses that are fighting fit during the challenges of the ongoing pandemic are those that have the agility to shift strategies quickly and efficiently in response to changes in…

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Tackling Ageism Together: EveryAGE Counts in Melbourne’s East

Catherine Walker       www.manningham.vic.gov.au

Manningham Council, along with six other councils in Melbourne’s East, is shining a spotlight on this issue as part of the EveryAGE Counts in Melbourne’s East campaign to tackle ageism across the region. The campaign has a number of objectives including to raise awareness about ageism towards older people and its impacts and to challenge common stereotypes about older people. The campaign ties into and supports the national EveryAGE Counts campaign (https://www.everyagecounts.org.au/).

For more information about the campaign visit Manningham Council website at https://www.manningham.vic.gov.au/age-friendly-manningham



Business Breakfast

Whitehorse Business Group     www.whitehorsebusinessgroup.com.au
Resilience is a key trait that people want to build, both for work and personally. Join our webinar to learn practical tools to build your resilience.

Date:  Friday, 30 July 2021     Time: 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM



Vale Doreen Stoves AM PSM JP

MBN sends our condolences to the family, friends and our fellow members at Doncare on the sad passing of Doreen.  We have on your behalf; made a donation to a cause she was dedicated to and have recorded a message



MBN gratefully acknowledges the State Government and the Manningham Council Covid Recovery support of local businesses.

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