Welcome to our new Committee of Management Team.  

The MBN 2020-21 Committee Team line up is :-
President          Peter Blasch                           Membership Officer    Lynne Durham
Vice President Tracey Nuthall                        Committee Members  Ken Sharpe
Treasurer         Peter Nash                                                                      Sheils De Burgh
Secretary         Elaine Dickson                                                                Veronica Kennedy

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.

JobKeeper 2.0 Information Webinar

Adam Betts     The LDB Group
Date/Time: Friday, September 11th, 2020 12:30pm
Daniel Dubois and Adam Betts are looking forward to presenting about the changes recently announced in relation to JobKeeper and other related issues.  Don’t miss it!
Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYqf-qoqjsqGtNKGXIeAiiQYZ5JSmFGjDPh

Training Courses

Christine Gibbins      Manningham Council
Health and Beauty industry program
Leading business coaches are running an extensive short program for Manningham’s Health and Beauty sector.  https://www.manninghambusiness.com.au/events/health-and-beauty-sector-recovery-program/

Preparing Your Business For An Online Future – Pivot Your Marketing Strategy
If you need assistance to create engaging online marketing messages then this webinar is for you.

Plan Your Business Website
Websites are the home base of a business’ online presence. Don’t miss this critical opportunity to be discovered. https://plan-your-business-website-manningham-maroondah.eventbrite.com.au/?aff=EDM

Digital Marketing Tips

Alison Evans    PinPoint Local
Your Business Website – Does it pass the 5 Second Test?   Alison has some great guidelines and advice in this weeks’ marketing skill updates.  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
Contact Christine to learn more about Auditions for her Online Open Mic that will be held on 5th September, 2020.  Talk with her about her online singing lessons too.

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!

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.

Lockdown lunches for Kids (and others)

Christine Mountford      Living and Learning at Ajani
This is an online event held on Tuesdays at 11:00am weekly.  Easy and basic healthy lunches and snacks aimed at kids that they can make and enjoy.  BOOK HERE

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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