“There is no benefit to your business if you are the best-kept secret going around!  Don’t be afraid to put yourself and your business out there and show the world who you are, even during times like these.  Actually, it is even more important during Covid-19, that you and/or business are still visible.”  Alison Evans.

All MBN members and guests are welcome to share their business details through our newsletter.

MBN June Online Members’ Forum

Save the date – Tuesday  23rd June, 2020 at 8:00am – 9:00am
Join us for open discussions / networking with local businesses.

Business Coaching

Kate Smolenska    Bulletproof Performance
Every leader needs support to engineer the behaviours required to execute high performance. We are committed to coaching you in the important skills that will help you improve your performance under pressure.

Digital Marketing Tips

Alison Evans    PinPoint Local
Your customers have COVID-19 on their mind. They want to feel safe. There is ONE MUST DO on your Google My Business listing to address their COVID-19 safety concerns – Add a COVID-19 Google My Business Post.

Mind Calm Meditation

Simone Gibby      Doncare
Explore a range of mindfulness and meditation techniques during Doncare’s free of charge Mind Calm series from 15th June – 8th July, 2020.  Simone will be happy to provide you with further information and session times etc.

Business Essentials

Sandrea Ball     Officeworks
Try contactless Click and Collect with your next stationery purchase order – and remember EOFYthing you buy before 30th June could be tax deductable.

GPS for your business

Sheila De Burgh     Sheils Bookkeeping
If you are looking for support assistance with JobKeeperCashflow Boosts and Government grants Sheils can lend a guiding hand.

Sharpen your skills

Kalli Taifalos    Pines Learning
If you are looking to up skill or change careers then contact us or check our website for more information about our face to face classes.

Give the Gift of Appreciation 

Elsie Carter     Ayrbrae Flowers
Give Elsie a call when next you need flowers – she’d love to hear from you.  She caters for all types of floral arrangements and occasions.

Business Mentoring

Peter Blasch     Maverick Mentoring for Business
Secure your place for a 2 hour free of charge session at one of Manningham’s most popular training programs.

Engaging with the community

Christine Mountford      Living and Learning at Ajani
Living and Learning @ Ajani encourages friendship, learning and support through participation in a variety of activities in a nurturing environment for a socially diverse community.

Manningham Business

Christine Gibbins     Manningham Council
Our Business Team works in partnership with relevant State, Federal and regional agencies to ensure local businesses have access to resources, sector trends and innovative practices.

The Whitehorse Business Group

Free Zoom Webinar  –  Wednesday, 17th June, 2020  at 8:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
The impact of COVID-19 with everyone at home
How Covid-19 has impacted family violence and intervention orders
The family law courts during Covid-19
Implications of Covid-19 for parenting and financial cases
Register Now
You can access more information and register for free by visiting their website.


Manningham and Templestowe Rotaract are running an online program designed to offer support to help people enrich their minds and bodies – Connecting Manningham.  They invite you to join their group https://www.facebook.com/groups/connectingmanningham.

Our Treasurer, Peter Nash, extends his thanks to MBN members and friends for the kind wishes conveyed while he was ill.   He looks forward to catching up with us all soon.

Warm regards,
Your MBN Committee

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