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Bringing fashion to the people: young entrepreneurs open Penny Lane Clothing Co in downtown Ingersoll

Nestled inside Dwell Urban Boutique, you’ll find the adorably stylish creation of two young entrepreneurs, Noah and Sophie. Penny Lane Clothing Co carries a curated selection of second hand and vintage clothing and accessories. Think Kensington Market style in downtown Ingersoll- we love it! The young business duo is bringing high quality, eclectic fashion to … read nore

AGM 2018: Celebrate Success

Community Futures Oxford invites you to attend the 2018 Annual General Meeting Please join the Community Futures Oxford Board of Directors, Staff and Members to recognize 25 years operating in Oxford County. Agenda In addition to the AGM proceedings, CFO will also announce its winners for: Young entrepreneur of the Year Access to Capital Program … read nore

Young entrepreneur grows business with grant from Community Futures Oxford

With the support of Community Futures Oxford, Alyssa Hazeleger grew her business from a small, one-room office space to a full fitness studio location. Natural Motion Health was the recipient of a young entrepreneur grant which recognizes and supports the work of young entrepreneurs starting or growing a business in Oxford County.   Alyssa’s Story … read nore

Partnering to catalyse small business

  At Community Futures Oxford, we know that every small business is different and the needs of entrepreneurs in different stages and industries have very unique needs. To provide a variety of opportunities and support the growth of as many small businesses as possible, we’ve partnered to deliver a wide range of programs. Here’s a … read nore

Growing your small business in Oxford: opportunities for every stage

Growing a small business is no easy task, especially in a small rural community. Community Futures Oxford can provide so many supports and resources to make that growth just a little bit easier. Our staff pride themselves on meeting the unique needs of each client and in order to do that just right, we need … read nore

Self Employment Training Information Session

Self Employment Training for Individuals Affected by Job Loss in the Manufacturing Sector After experiencing uncertainty, are you ready to consider being in control of your career path through self employment? Oxford-Norfolk-Elgin Community Futures are partnering to offer self employment training to individuals who are affected by job loss, especially those in the manufacturing sector.  … read nore