Fruit2Work is a social enterprise that delivers fruit and milk to workplaces in Melbourne, and now branching out to Geelong! The employees are those impacted by the justice system, and are now able to gain important skills and experiences to reset their lives.
Heidi and Ged from Total Outdoor Media talk to Ben about their passion in supporting businesses with billboards across Regional Victoria. TOM has been in the outdoor media space for more than 35 years. Take a look at their interactive billboard map.
In our member in the spotlight video with Bank of Melbourne we hear from Alisdair Eaton, Head of Retail at the Bank of Melbourne who tells us about how the Bank of Melbourne have served customers during COVID-19 and key changes in the property market.
Bethany CEO Grant Boyd talks to us about the importance of Bethany Group - Community Support and Kindergarten Services for the local community, especially as we come closer to Christmas. Bethany's Christmas appeal is the Geelong Giving Tree, which due to COVID raises money for vulnerable families in our community this year.
In our member in the spotlight video with Plan Group we hear from Jarod Mason and James Dean. Jarod Mason is the General Manager of Plan Group Geelong and has more than 26 years’ experience in the Building and Construction Management industry. Prior to joining Plan Group, Jarod worked for one of Australia’s leading National Construction management specialists where he held various senior positions including managing director of one of their subsidiary businesses. Having lived in Geelong for almost all of his entire life, he is passionate about the local region and community. James Dean has 20 years’ experience working within the building and contraction industry commencing his career as an apprentice carpenter. In his early 20s he moved into site management. Studying at night school, James worked his way towards his early career goal of being a project manager. Today, James is responsible for project life-cycles from early procurement to practical completion.
2020 marks the 25th Anniversary of Kardinia International College and the Chamber is pleased to have the opportunity to share in this amazing success story and celebration. College Principal Catherine Lockhart has been teaching for almost 30 years and is a passionate and innovative educator. Before being appointed to Kardinia, Catherine was Deputy Head for six years at Woodcroft College in Adelaide and for five years prior, she assumed the role of Dean of Students at Greensfield Community School in Dubai.
Meet John Giles from Jacaranda Industries in our member in the spotlight. Jacaranda Industries supplies and installs commercial joinery, solid surfaces and acoustic solutions. John is a builder with over 20 years experience in project management working on major commercial projects. You've surely come across some of Jacaranda's outstanding work - for example at West Side Place, Capitol Grand, Melbourne Conservatorium of Music and One Melbourne Quarter.
How can businesses reduce waste and learn more about recycling? Hear from the Barwon South West Waste & Resource Recovery Group - our Member in the Spotlight August 2020. Ashley Pittard talks about aiding businesses with efficient recycling and how the BSWWRRG helps the business community with reducing and recycling waste.
Events at IMG organises the Great Ocean Road Running Festival. We invite you to listen to Brad King and share his story and what the festival has done for the Geelong and Bellarine community.