Your Needs – Our Business Professionals
The region is well serviced by business professionals. Whether you’re looking for a lawyer and real estate agent to close a deal, or construction firm to build your dream home or cottage, handyman or interior decorator to spruce up your home or cottage, or doctor, dentist, chiropractor or registered massage therapist for your health and well-being, or laundry mat, or automotive services, you’ll find them all locally.
Free WiFi is available at public libraries and these establishments:
- AkSence (Grand Bend)
- Aunt Gussie’s Country Dining (Grand Bend)
- Crabby Joe’s (Exeter)
- Denny’s Drive-In (Grand Bend)
- Eddington’s (Exeter)
- Grandpa Jimmy’s Scottish Bakery (Grand Bend)
- Oakwood Resort restaurants (Grand Bend)
- Pinery Provincial Park’s Visitor Centre (Grand Bend)
- Port Franks Yacht Club (Port Franks)
- Smackwater Jack’s Taphouse (Grand Bend)
- The Colonial (Grand Bend)
- Tim Hortons (multiple locations)
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Southwind Corporate Development IncSouthwind Corporate Development IncContact: Jackie Kechego
The Southwind Corporate Development Inc. is dedicated to the enhancement and building of the community capacity through the on-going development and promotion of a sustainable economy for the benefit of the community and it’s members.
The foundation for the future will be the responsibility of the Southwind Corporate Development Inc. in relation to employment, training, and business development.This organization shall be the model of good governance based on integrity and values. Southwind shall be the leader in enhancing the First Nation’s stature as a business oriented community with a positive outlook for our future generations.
The Southwind Corporate Development Inc., as the governing body of the businesses , oversees, the plaza management & leasing division, Point’s Perference Supermarket Inc, KSP Gas & Convenience and Points Eagle Radio Station Inc. Council as the shareholders of the Southwind has entrusted the corporation to oversee other initiatives such as the Small Business Centre , Business Park infrastructure/development/management, Housing as a Business.
The Southwind Corporate Development Inc. is comprised of community members as appointed by Chief and Council. In turn the Southwind Corporate Development is the sole shareholder to each of the subsidiary for-profit and not for profit corporations and committees of the First Nation. The Southwind Members are:
- Alvin Wolfe – Chairman
- Carmen Rogers Jr – Council Representative
- Stephen D. Wolfe – Board member
- Ken Henry– Board member
- Blake Shawnoo– Board member
Personnel | Southwind Corporate Development Inc.
- Jackie Kechego – Acting Southwind Corporate Administrator
- Rose Wolfe – Southwind/Plaza Administration
- Alison Price – HaaB Coordinator
- Elaine Jackson – Finance
- Stacey Jones – Collections
Days Open: Monday – Friday | 8:30am to 4:30pm
Closed: Lunch 12:00 to 1:00 | Statutory Holidays
The Southwind Corporate Development Inc., has reviewed and provided some valuable business analysis services to the First Nation.
The subsidiary businesses of Points Preference Supermarket Inc, KSP Gas & Convenience, Country Style / Mr. Sub / TCBY , Points Eagle Radio and Plaza Management & Leasing Division continue to contribute to the socio-economic well-being of the First Nation.
Business development opportunities are continually reviewed as well as ongoing business initiatives within the surrounding area. The most recent successful development has been the Country Style / Mr. Sub / TCBY which opened May 2015.
Aandiyanng lending promotes First Nation ownership, control and responsibility for housing. Aandiyanng encourages private home ownership and profitable rental regimes and fills the void in the First Nation Housing Continuum.
Aandiyanng lending initiates the First Nation housing loan fund and drives Economic Development to create jobs and is 100% owned by the First Nation.
To provide community members access to affordable and competitive mortgages and home loans in order to build, purchase, renovate, or refinance homes on the Kettle & Stony Point First Nation.