Don’t miss out on an opportunity to share your offers and news with our group.
Send your inclusions for our circulars into now!

8th December Online Business Connection
Sandi Givens will share some practical, easy to action steps to help you achieve and maintain a high level of Mental Fitness as we prepare to celebrate a Covid Christmas.

15th December Christmas in the Park
Yeah!   Our first post-covid face-to-face celebration is our Member-Only Christmas Party at Ruffey Lake Park – Boulevard end from 5:30pm – 7:00pm.  Full details will be released soon so save the date in your diary.

Keeping us safe
Huge thanks to Pauline Fyffe of Park Orchards Community House for volunteering to be a Covid Safety Marshall at our meetings in 2021.  Please contact us at if you would like to assist in this way also.  We’d love to have you on board.

FPA Money and Life Tracker
Linda Turner     Roy A. McDonald, Accountants & Lindale Insurances, Financial Planning
The FPA has commissioned new research, the FPA Money & Life Tracker: COVID edition examining the money & life issues of Australians amid the pandemic. See our article for an overview  Please read more and feel free to contact our office for further assistance.

This Xmas Make Your Business Discoverable Online
Alison Evans     PinPoint Local
Keep shoppers informed of your extended Xmas hours and health and safety measures via Google My Business (GMB).   Full details on Alison’s sound advice can be found at our website News and Facebook pages.

IT teaching program for seniors
Gaby Thomson     
It is our plan to develop an IT teaching program for Seniors in an effort to help reduce isolation and build connection through on-line options.  We intend to set up a devise loan library and ideally would need to employ someone for a period of time to assist delivery.   If you would like to support this project please visit

Are you purpose driven?
Scott Ko      Colourspace
A fabulous presenter and MBN supporter, Scott Ko is sharing a white paper he has written – ‘Purpose-driven’: for your interest.   Make a point to look out for his Presentation in 2021 – it will be one not to be missed.

Back in action
Chris Mountford     Living and Learning at Ajani
Missed your regular pick-me-up? The Hub Cafe @ Ajani has opened up for outdoor seating and takeaway hot and cold drinks – it has been nice to see some familiar faces this week! Open Monday-Thursday 9am-3pm.

Business Coaching and Business Mentoring
Book your complimentary strategy session with Peter to ensure your new year begins as you would like it to continue … successfully.  Now is the time to set a strategic Plan for your business growth.  Telephone 0408 036 153 or email

What’s new at Officeworks?
Sandrea Ball     Officeworks
Why save one day, when you can save every day.  Check our latest catalogue and enjoy the low, everyday prices

Give the Gift of Appreciation
Elsie Carter     
Ayrbrae Flowers
AyrBrae Flowers is a Flower Shop that can provide all types of floral arrangements and bouquets for all occasions and we only deliver beautiful, fresh and quality flowers to our customers.

The Whitehouse Business Group
The Whitehouse Business Group invites you to celebrate the year’s end by joining in our upcoming Virtual Christmas Trivia night among fellow members?   Get more information and book HERE

Sandi Givens – Workplace Mental Health Specialist
Beyond Blue Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Support Service 1800 152 348
Lifeline  13 11 14
WorkSafe Victoria Advisory Line  1800 136 089 (M-F 7:30am – 6:30pm)

Warm regards,
Your MBN Committee

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