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May 18, 2010
Lessons from the Trenches: Toronto Success Stories - May 19 at City Hall
On May 19, the public will get the opportunity to hear from the Toronto entrepreneurs behind Wind Mobile, Camaraderie, Handsome Clothing Co. and the Radke Film Group at a free event, Lessons from the Trenches: Toronto Success Stories. These four entrepreneurs will share their business successes and challenges, their moments of doubt, and their dreams for the future.

The public can attend this event at Toronto City Hall’s Rotunda from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Registration is required and attendees can register at or by calling 416-395-7416.

Panelists include: Anthony Lacavera (Globalive Communications and WIND Mobile); Rachel Young (Camaraderie); A.J. Jamani (Handsome Clothing Co.) and Edie Weiss (Radke Film Group). To read the panelist's biographies visit This event is hosted by Steve Stunt of “The Entrepreneur Hour” program on CP24 Radio 1050.

Business experts will also be available to answer questions on small business topics such as financing, sales, marketing, cash flow management, and a host of other topics.

Agenda for Lessons from the Trenches: Toronto Success Stories:
6 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - Registration and networking
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - Panel discussion
7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. -Ask an expert information network

Enterprise Toronto is an innovative public and private sector alliance created to provide one-stop sourcing of services and programs tailored to meet the needs of the Toronto's entrepreneurs and small businesses, Enterprise Toronto is managed by the City of Toronto’s Economic Development and Culture division.

Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.6 million people. It is the economic engine of Canada and one of the greenest and most creative cities in North America. Toronto has won numerous awards for quality, innovation and efficiency in delivering public services. Toronto's government is dedicated to prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents. For information about non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Media contact:
Shane Gerard, Senior Promotions & Communications Coordinator, 416-397-5711,



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