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BNI Agora – Golfing for Breakfast $22,750

Golf is one of life’s true pleasures. At times a guilty pleasure when we should be doing something else. At times a frustrating pleasure when we can’t quite hit the drive, the approach or the putt the way Bubba, Phil or Tiger would, depending on what the shot is. At the very best of times, though, golf can feel like a deed well done. That was the case last June 19th when 128 individuals got together at Le Boisé Golf Club in Terrebonne, Qc., to play a round of golf, have a delicious supper and raise money for a really good cause. The event was the second annual BNI Agora Golf Tournament at...
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The Big ”GIVE”

If BNI had a vocabulary that was limited to just three words, GIVE would be one of the three. That’s because while all BNI members know that Givers Gain, most of our chapters are now giving to their favourite local charities as well. In all, BNI Canada gave more than a quarter of a million dollars to charities in 2011 and that number is expected to increase in the coming years. The number will increase because the number of BNI chapters is on the rise and the gross revenue of all the Canadian chapters is expected to grow. An equally important reason for the increase, though, is the fact BNI expects...
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Trump Santa with Gifts, trees and all

In 1999, April Rutka, member of Bloor West BNI, and her sister Sarah heard about a family in their community whose house had burnt down. When they learned that the family did not have a Christmas tree, they dropped one off, much to the family’s delight. The next year they did the same for three others. The year after, the number grew to five. Before long, Holiday Helpers was born. Since then, the charity has grown to provide Christmas packages for 200 low-income families every year, with help from some 300 volunteers. Recipients are often single-parent households living on a total income of less than...
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November is BNI Foundation Awareness Month

November is BNI Foundation Awareness Month Beth Misner has a special request! The Father of Networking’s wife, Beth has sent a personal message about the BNI Foundation, a non- profit program that supports charitable causes relating to children and education in countries where BNI is operating. Beth is asking that we add a special “give” to our Thanksgiving menu this year by donating ONE dollar, pound, euro or yen to the foundation during the last week of November. We are asking that all chapter Presidents let the chapter members know about the “Each 1 Give ($)1 to Teach 1” initiative...
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10,000 Pounds Collected for the Food Bank

BNI Success Network helped contribute over 10,000 pounds in food to the North York Harvest food bank. This is double the amount collected last year. The group presented the event “Midwinter Kitchen Concert,” featuring the bands Two Roads Home and Ceol Cara. Remarkable results BNI Success Network was the main sponsor of the “Midwinter Kitchen Concert” for the second year in a row. Members collected 10,000 pounds of food in aid of the North York Harvest food bank. With the help of Displey Food Services, Spring Air Sommex Corp (makers of Obusforme mattresses) and the Delta Toronto East Hotel,...
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