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Summer Company Press Release – July 19, 2022

The South Georgian Bay Small Business Enterprise Centre is pleased to welcome a new cohort of Summer Company students ready to launch their businesses and dip into the world of entrepreneurship.

The six budding entrepreneurs are participants of Summer Company, Ontario’s flagship youth entrepreneurship program for students ages 15-29. The program offers hands-on business training, mentorship, and funding up to $3000. The South Georgian Bay Small Business Enterprise Centre is proud to introduce the six participants of the 2022 Summer Company program:

Summer Company

Ava Keating of Ava’s Swim School

Summer is here which calls for fun in the pool, beach or cottage. Are your kids swimming at the right level for their age? Are you having trouble finding lessons? Would you prefer a private swim instruction experience? Look no further. Ava’s Swim School offers private swim instruction at their pool for kids ages 2-12 in addition to lifeguarding services for private events and pools. Limited availability – inquire soon.

Email: avaskeating@gmail.com

Liam Galvin of ThinkCoding

ThinkCoding is a virtual programming school for ages 7+. Coding is a fantastic way to express yourself but it can seem like a daunting skill to learn. ThinkCoding wants nothing else but to give your kids the easiest way to pick up this amazing hobby! Their programs are week-long digital classes and each session allows for plenty of instructional time as well as coding practice.

Check out the 2022 program line-up: https://www.thinkcoding.ca/

Nathan Bedard of Nathan Bedard Photography

Nathan Bedard Photography offers a variety of portrait and landscape captures as well as drone photography. Services include family photoshoots, shingle/roof reports via drone, branding sessions, and collaborating for special events with the community.

Book online: https://squareup.com/appointments/book/vkjveauwosfwzc/L8CZBY2DF9YAA/services
Instagram: @nbedard2020

Nathan Jackson of NJackson’s Detailing

NJackson’s Detailing is a South Georgian Bay mobile and contactless detailing service that offers competitive pricing and stellar packages. As summer sets in and schedules become more restricted, vehicles begin to suffer. Like oil and tire changes, interior and exterior cleaning are crucial to prolong the vehicles life span while maintaining value in such a large investment. Let them come to you and do the work!

Book now: www.njacksonsdetailing.ca   
Instagram: @njacksons_detailing

Owen Hammond of Bluewater Designs

Bluewater Design is a local woodworking business in Collingwood that brings functional artwork and stunning products to the community. With the variety of products offered, customers are bound to find something that they love. Bluewater Design offers items with trendy finishes such as epoxy resin and acrylic accents that bring beautiful contrast to the wood.

For more information, please feel free to check out their website: https://www.bluewaterdesign.ca/, through email at officialbluewaterdesign@gmail.com or call/message 705-607-8133.

Zoe Moffat-Lynch of Slumberzzz

Slumberzzz is bringing the ultimate sleepover experience to South Georgian Bay. Parents can sit back and relax while Slumberzzz arrives on-site to create an unforgettable tent and decor set up for the kids. COVID has kept people apart for far too long so this is the summer to get kids back together to create some memories! Call to inquire for more info + to book an experience – 705-606-0850.


The South Georgian Bay Small Business Enterprise Centre invites the community to welcome the new business owners, and to learn more about each participant and the products and services that they will be offering. Follow along on the SBEC social channels for business updates, website launches and success stories. 

Instagram: @sgb_sbec
Facebook: @SGBSmallBusinessEnterpriseCentre
Contact: Stef Richardson, Program Advisor at the Small Business Enterprise Centre
105 Hurontario St, Collingwood