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Young Entrepreneurs Launch Fitness And Beauty Services

McGuinty Government Supports Business Development In Sault Ste. Marie

Two young entrepreneurs in Sault Ste. Marie are getting their businesses up and running.

The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) is supporting:

  • Kris Kubis who is opening Forever Fit, a sports nutrition store that will provide food, supplements, vitamins and nutritional advice to local athletes and the general public;
  • Trina Polito who is starting Identity Salon, Spa and Tanning, a new business that includes spa services like aesthetics and reflexology.

Quick Facts

  • The NOHFC's Young Entrepreneur Program is providing $25,000 each for these two new businesses in Sault Ste. Marie.
  • The program provides up to $25,000 to northern residents, aged 18 to 29, to start their own for-profit business in the North.
  • Since 2005, the NOHFC has invested $6.2 million to help launch the businesses of more than 276 young entrepreneurs in the North.

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“We are proud to support the talented youth of Northern Ontario to develop the skills they need to build careers and contribute to their communities.”

Michael Gravelle

Minister of Northern Development and Mines and Forestry, and Chair of the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation

“Our government's Young Entrepreneur Program is giving youth the opportunity to develop business skills that will help prepare them to become future leaders in Sault Ste. Marie. This investment will encourage local youth to explore future opportunities in our community while providing a boost to the local economy by supporting new small businesses.”

David Orazietti

MPP for Sault Ste. Marie

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