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2016 Summer Company Participants

Student Services: Lawn Care and Odd Jobs

Alex Adams owns and operates Student Services: Lawn Care and Odd Jobs and offers a full range of lawn maintenance services including lawn cutting, lawn aeration, trimming, seeding, fertilization and maintenance.  He will also provide property clean-up, gardening, planting, mulching, and small and odd jobs.  No job is too big or too small for this entrepreneur. Reliable, industrious and hard-working, Alex will ensure his clients’ properties are taken care of in a professional and exacting manner.

D’Bees Naturals – Body Products

D’bees Naturals is owned and operated by Deborah Dapaah, who manufactures and sells all natural, personal products including body butters, lip balms, bath bombs, soaps, deodorant powders, toothpaste powders, face masks, body scrubs, beard balms, hair oils and more.

The Garden Keeper

A lifelong gardening enthusiast, Meghan Craughwell is turning her passion to profit by offering full garden care services to residents across the county.  The Garden Keeper provides garden and flower bed maintenance to areas around Hockley Valley, including Caledon, Orangeville, Mono, Mulmur, and Adjala. Services include weeding, watering, mulching, edging, deadheading, propagating and moving plants, as well as other gardening services at the customer’s request.

Blakkfinn & Co. – Men’s Shorts

Gentlemen, prepare for a stylish summer with Blakkfinn & Co. – a lifestyle and men’s designer shorts company launched by Devon de Langley. Following a rising fashion trend in tapered shorts, Blakkfinn & Co.’s shorts are crafted with care and quality by a popular menswear manufacturer.

Epic Ad Marketing

Emily Adams, owner of Epic Ad Marketing, will spend her summer assisting small businesses and start-ups with their marketing activities and helping them to grow their businesses through social media and online advertising. A strong Internet presence is an effective and profitable marketing strategy and Emily will help her customers to capture the positive results that these advertising platforms can achieve. Emily’s social media savvy will serve her customers well, create new and affordable marketing opportunities, and help them to tap into new online audiences as well.

Gettin’ Plastered – Dry Wall Taping

Dry wall taping is not for everyone and Carly Phillips, owner of Gettin’ Plastered, plans to capitalize on that. Carly will take care of her customers’ indoor plastering and repair jobs with skill and precision.  She offers taping, mudding, and sanding for any small job the homeowner has including patch work, repairs, small additions, and household renovations. Gettin’ Plastered offers speedy, reliable and affordable plaster work, ideal for the homeowner who needs a quick but professional fix.

The Dean of Clean – Auto Detailer

Cole Tanner, A.K.A. The Dean of Clean, provides a mobile auto detailing service and will clean vehicles at the customer’s location and convenience. Fully outfitted with state-of-the-art equipment and environmentally-friendly cleaning products, The Dean of Clean offers a flexible, friendly, and customer-oriented approach that will ensure a satisfactory detailing experience for clientele.

Cole’s Ground Service

Cole Timmins has years of landscaping and property maintenance experience having worked for a professional landscaping establishment. This summer, Cole will strike out on his own with Cole’s Ground Services. This business offers lawn cutting, lawn aeration, trimming, seeding, fertilization, maintenance, and yard clean-up services.  Hard-working Cole plans to offer a broad spectrum of services to his customers and get the job done at an affordable price.

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