You can gain valuable insights, new ideas or different perspectives that will assist your business in these challenging times by chatting with MBN members.   We welcome all like-minded business owners and leaders to join our online meetings and are happy to make personal introductions at any time.  Call us if we can help in some way.

Enjoy this week’s review of offers and information services …


MBN July Online Members’ Forum

Tuesday, 28th July, 2020 at 8:00am – 9:00am
Join local business owners finding ways to regenerate and reimagine the ‘new normal’.

Digital Marketing Tips

Alison Evans    PinPoint Local
Visual storytelling is a way for customers to feel like they’re connecting with a real human. Check out Alison’s latest Marketing Tip that explains why this element is so important to you social media promotions at our News and Facebook pages.

Goal Success Workshop

Lynne Durham
The “Goal Success System” workshop is for professionals who wish to learn more about setting and achieving goals, personal, career, long term, short term. It also supports you in the transition to new lifestyles.  Booking for Lynne’s workshop can be made at

Business Support Fund Grant

Linda Turner     Roy A. McDonald, Accountants & Lindale Insurances, Financial Planning
Businesses that are operating in some areas will be eligible for a one-off $5000 grant.  Please read more and feel free to contact our office for further assistance.

Virtual career education

Christine Gibbins     Manningham Council
Manningham Business is working with Gateway Local Learning and Employment Network to develop a range of virtual career education tools and resources for educators, support staff, students and parents.   If you would like to participate, or have any questions, please contact Christine at

Business Mentoring

Peter Blasch     Maverick Mentoring for Business
Please call  Peter if you would like an opportunity to participate in a 2 hour free of charge session business mentoring session could make a world of difference to your strategic planning.  .

Engaging with the community

Christine Mountford      Living and Learning at Ajani
Our centre may be closed temporarily for face-to-face classes, but we are pleased to announce our Term 3 Online Courses!  Everybody who participates becomes a member of our Ajani Zoomers.

Business Essentials

Sandrea Ball     Officeworks
We want to make your online shopping experience as quick and easy as possible. So we’ve devised a range of delivery options to ensure convenience and choice. For example, we offer free Metro delivery on orders over $55 or a free Click and Collect service.

Give the Gift of Appreciation 

Elsie Carter     Ayrbrae Flowers
There has never been a better time to share a random gift of beautiful flowers.  Elsie will gladly help you arrange a wonderful surprise for family and friends.


Melitta Pinney     Volunteer Resource Services
If you have some time to share and would like to assist with programs that support the vulnerable, please contact Melitta or register with their volunteer bank.

The Whitehorse Business Group 

The Whitehorse Business Group is offering weekly free webinars for its members and guests and will be happy to have you join them.
Fridays 8:15 am – 9:00 am
(Different relevant topics each week will be presented by proficient facilitators)
You can access more information and register for free by visiting their website.


Lifeline provides all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to online, phone and face-to-face crisis support and suicide prevention services. Find out how these services can help you, a friend or loved one.  Adults Helpline 13 11 14  Kids Helpline: 1800 55 1800.


Warm regards,
Your MBN Committee

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