Hello November!

Verbena Marketing is pleased to bring you the November edition of Cultivating Connections, your monthly resource for networking opportunities, business tips, and professional development tools.

If you have an event, resource or tool you would like to share for possible inclusion in our next issue, please send it to hello@verbenamarketing.com

If you need help setting, meeting or exceeding your marketing and business development goals, we can help your business blossomOn

Your Reading List

The Alchemist

Ok, this isn’t necessarily a “business book,” but it is a thought-provoking read about following your dreams and listening to your heart. I recently met a fellow boss lady who told me how this book changed her life and kick started her into opening her own business over five years ago. Enough said right?!
In case that’s not enough to get you to pick this up, here’s the blurb from Good Reads:
Paulo Coelho’s enchanting novel has inspired a devoted following around the world. This story, dazzling in its powerful simplicity and soul-stirring wisdom, is about an Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago who travels from his homeland in Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of a treasure buried near the Pyramids. Along the way he meets a Gypsy woman, a man who calls himself king, and an alchemist, all of whom point Santiago in the direction of his quest. No one knows what the treasure is, or if Santiago will be able to surmount the obstacles in his path. But what starts out as a journey to find worldly goods turns into a discovery of the treasure found within. Lush, evocative, and deeply humane, the story of Santiago is an eternal testament to the transforming power of our dreams and the importance of listening to our hearts. 

If you have a reading suggestion for a future issue of Cultivating Connections, please get in touch

On Your Mind

“It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.”

– Erma BombeckIn Your Calendar
Upcoming Featured Events

Thursday, November 28, 2019, 4 pm – 9 pm 
Various Cloverdale Merchants including The Heart and the Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce!
Ladies, Make your Excuses, Gather your Girlfriends and Shop, Wine, Dine and Have Fun. Join us for our Pre-Christmas Shopping Event!! Starting at 4 for pre-drinks and an appy at the pubs an shopping deals from 5-9. Collect Stamps on a stamp card to enter to win 1 of 3 baskets valued at a Total $1,000
Organized by Cloverdale Arts and Entertainment Association.

Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce and Elements Casino Present A Toy Drive for Cloverdale!
Sunday, December 8, 2019
10 am – 12 pm: Drop off a toy and grab a coffee and breakfast to go
12 pm – 2 pm: Bring a toy and enjoy a buffet brunch for only $10! Kids eat free!
(Toys must be new, unwrapped, with a suggested value of $15. No violence toys please!)

Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce
November Networking Luncheon
Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 11:30 am – 1 pm
Elements Casino Surrey


Boss Ladies – Fraser Valley Chapter
With a variety of professional development and networking events happening around the Fraser Valley this month, be sure to check out the Boss Ladies events page for all of the details. All events held at The Heart Cloverdale!

All About Instagram
Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 9:30 – 11:00 am


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