At a summer reception on July 25, 2018, hosted by Her Honour Antoinette Perry, Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island, the P.E.I. Business Women’s Association (P.E.I.B.W.A.) announced the winners of P.E.I.B.W.A.’s 2018 micro-grant awards. The grants are designed to enable women entrepreneurs to fund promotional tools, web development, and many other expenses related to launching or expanding their Island businesses.
There are four recipients of P.E.I.B.W.A.’s 2018 micro-grants: Jackie Herbert (Hop Sip Swill Tasting Tours) has started a niche tour company focusing on local wineries, breweries and distilleries in P.E.I.; Suzanne Scott (Potter's Parlour) has opened an ice cream parlour and café in the rolling hills of New London ; Amber Jadis (Bricks 4 Kidz) is developing advanced programming utilizing LEGO EV3 robotics to engage Island students; and Krista MacLeod (Nit Ridders Mobile Lice Service) has created a company offering support and education related to head lice.
Click here to see the full press release in The Guardian newspaper!