Local Entrepreneurs Receive Awards at International Women’s Day Event
Two local entrepreneurs have received awards at the annual Celebration of Women Entrepreneurs in Our Community event.
The event happened last Thursday at the Brockville Memorial Centre. Owner of Green Things Garden, Gift and Maintenance Services, Donna White received the 2019 Leeds and Grenville Small Business Enterprise Centre Lifetime Achievement Award.
White began gardening and planting trees nearly 40 years ago while working at Green Things. She purchased the business in Brockville several years ago and now runs it with her husband and son. White opened a second gift shop in Prescott to help revive downtown in 2014.
Owner of Podium Sports Therapy & Wellness Centre, Ashley Hill, received the Sue McLaurin Leadership Memorial Award, presented by Brockville Women in Business.