Welcome to our new Committee of Management Team.  

We offer a huge vote of thanks to those who have contributed so well during the past year.  It is with much pleasure that we introduce our new Committee line-up …
President           Peter Blasch                           Committee Members  Ken Sharpe
Vice President  Tracey Nuthall                                                                Sheils De Burgh
Treasurer           Peter Nash                                                                      Veronica Kennedy
Secretary           Elaine Dickson
M’ship Officer    Lynne Durham

MBN September Online Business Connection

Tuesday, 8th September 2020 at 8:00am – 9:00am
Guest Speaker, Christine Williams, will walk you through what you need to know about investing safely in property to ensure your family enjoys a Financially Fit Future.

Latest Jobkeeper Updates.

Linda Turner     Roy A. McDonald, Accountants & Lindale Insurances, Financial Planning
The latest amendment to the JobKeeper 1.0 rules has been released. We have compiled a fact & action checklist summary.
See What employers should do now in our News article link https://royamcdonald.com/jobkeeper-latest-news/.
Please read more and feel free to contact their office for further assistance …

Digital Marketing Tips

Alison Evans    PinPoint Local
Digital Marketing Helps Businesses Succeed is the message that Alison shares with us this week.  You will full details on our News and Facebook pages.
A reminder also of Alison’s free Masterclass.  Places are limited so book now at

Win 2 Free Voice Lessons

Christine Kounnas    CK Singing School
Are you or any of your friends keen singers?    Contact Christine to learn more about Auditions for her Online Open Mic that will be held on 5th September, 2020.  Entries open to anyone worldwide.

Business Essentials

Sandrea Ball     Officeworks
Always there to lend a hand with office supplies when the times are good … and now they are excelling keeping the corporate and home offices of Manningham well stock during lockdown.  Have you tried their online service – we recommend that you do!

Training, Mentoring And Cash Support For Business

Details on Upskill My Business are available at upskill.business.vic.gov.au and to register for the Business Recovery and Resilience Mentoring Program go to business.vic.gov.au.  The Business Victoria hotline is 13 22 15.

Choices made easier

Lynne Durham     Lynnelife.com
By choosing doable, healthful, energising and self-loving daily habits you will be able to see your life improve.
Lynne has created a16-page workbook to make your choices easier and more fun – and best of all it’s free!   Find our more at http://ebooks.lynnelife.com/new-beginnings

Business Mentoring

Peter Blasch     Maverick Mentoring for Business
It’s never too late to have a chat with Peter for learn more about his free of charge business mentoring sessions.   He would love to hear from you and lend a hand where he can.

Fun and activity

Christine Mountford      Living and Learning at Ajani
Experience West African drumming and feel mentally recharged using synchronised thought and movement in a creative process at 5:00pm on Thursday, 27th August, 2020.  You don’t need a drum to take part – any tabletop, plastic washtub or rounded pot will do.

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.

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.


COVID-19 is causing disruptions to businesses across Victoria.   Manningham Business has some great support information readily available at

Warm regards,
Your MBN Committee

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