Surrey Business News
SBOT MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS, AWARDS AND EVENTS
Congratulations to Dr. Joy Johnson on her appointment as the new President and Vice-chancellor of Simon Fraser University. Universities are a foundation of a city’s economic development equation. The Surrey Board of Trade looks forward to working with Dr. Johnson in her new role.
Fasken offers legal services in your neighbourhood. As part of their service offering, they are pleased to provide their complimentary Surrey Seminar Series. Join their Trust, Wills, Estates & Charities seminar on April 2, 2020: fasken.com/en/offices/surrey/
Big Star Surrey Central thanks our customers for voting for them in the category of Best Sandwich in Surrey! Let them cater your next lunch meeting. firstname.lastname@example.org
The City of Surrey has been selected as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People, which recognizes the nation’s best workplaces and programs for young people starting their careers. This is the ninth consecutive year that the City of Surrey has received this distinction and is the only municipality in British Columbia to be recognized with this award in 2020.
Peninsula celebrates two nominations by Canadian SME National Business Awards, for the Professional Services Awards and Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year Award. The HR and Health and Safety consultancy for small business has also launched their new service, Safecheck. peninsula-ca.com
Surrey Homelessness and Housing Task Force and Sources host the Coldest Night of the Year event on February 22, at the Chuck Bailey Rec Centre. Please support this cause. cnoy.org/location/surreywhalley
MNP, the second largest accounting firm in BC, continues to grow from the recent merger with Langley-based Sangha Tone Chartered Professional Accountants. This merger will add a new MNP office location in Langley and a satellite office in North Vancouver.
Surrey Digital Academy launched with a mission to empower all adults to increase their digital literacy through convenient, affordable, world-class coding education. Part-time courses offered in the Health and Technology District - a supercluster developing an estimated 15,000 tech related jobs over the next decade. surreydigitalacademy.ca
Surreycares Community Foundation 2020 Grant Applications open in March benefiting registered charities that serve Surrey. Help them support more of these amazing organizations. Talk to them about starting an endowment fund to support grant making in Surrey. email@example.com
A.D. Services Ltd. has been successful in maintaining 100% compliance for its trucking business clients. They achieved these results for four consecutive years out of its six years being in business. They provide safety and compliance services to trucking companies. firstname.lastname@example.org
With the help of their generous donors, funding is now complete for the 200-bed Peace Arch Hospital Foundation Lodge, featuring the George & Sylvia Melville Hospice Home. Stay tuned for the Grand Opening in Spring 2020.
DIVERSECITY Community Resources Society is pleased to welcome Purn Disanjh as Manager of Counselling Services. Purn will lead DIVERSECITY’S dedicated mental health professionals and clinical counsellors who offer first-language counselling and specialty programs to Surrey adults, youth and children. dcrs.ca
Two innovative employment programs to help multi-barriered individuals get back into the labour market have been launched by DIVERSECITY Community Resources Society. HEAL for Work empowers women survivors of violence and the SAHARA program is for racialized men in recovery. dcrs.ca
Soroptimist Surrey/ Delta is celebrating 25 years of serving women and girls in our community. Celebrate with them at the annual ‘Live Your Dream Awards Luncheon’, April 4th. liveyourdreamtickets2020.eventbrite.ca
FINCAD, the derivatives analytics software provider, recently raised $7,100 for the Surrey Christmas Bureau. The funds were used to purchase gifts, toys and groceries for those in need. Pictured are FINCAD employees, Ian Hartshorn and Wendy Kahlert presenting Surrey Christmas Bureau’s Lisa Werring (centre) with a donation cheque.
On May 3rd in Crescent Beach, the 18th Annual Hike for Hospice takes place. Gather a team of friends/family/coworkers or join as an individual to support end-of-life and grief services in your community. peacearchhospice.org
S.K Counselling Services partnered with another organization for a Community Get-together during Christmas Season at the Newton Ice Arena.
On March 29, from 1 - 4 pm visit Chartwell Imperial Place at their Open House, 13853 102 Avenue. RSVP to email@example.com.
Dan’s Legacy is pleased to announce its new Board of Directors for 2019/2020: (L-R) Gregg Smith, CPA/CA (Treasurer), Shannon Elliott (Director), Kyle Demes (Director), Guyle Clark (President), Peter Buxton, Q.C. (Vice-president), Baltej Singh Dhillon (Director), Darin Froese (Secretary).
Sandhu Capital’s Amit Sandhu wins the 2019 Rookie of the Year award at his brokerage for the most mortgage volume funded in his first year with a new office.
In December, Korle-bu Neuroscience Foundation President, Marj Ratel and her army of volunteers were joined by MLAS, Mary Polak (Langley) and Ian Paton (Delta South), and Karl Gillies, President & Corporate Sponsor, Diamond Delivery, to mark a historic day in Korle-bu’s nearly two decades of service. Two shipping containers loaded with surgical and medical supplies as well as an ambulance donated by Nanaimo based, LIFESUPPORT, Air Medical Services and outfitted to help mothers in labour, will head to West Africa in the coming weeks with shipping costs generously covered by Nicola Wealth. To donate: kbnf.org/donate