Community Futures Greenstone includes Flin Flon, Cranberry Portage, Snow Lake and Sherridon. They have an eleven member Board made up of representatives from those communities with the mission to invest in the future of our region by fostering economic growth, innovation and diversification.
Manager Becky Cianflone reported to their annual meeting last night during their 2018-19 year they experienced great success in working with their communities, partners, volunteers and clients. She notes in January 2018 the Board identified three strategic goal areas including promotion of Greenstone by continuing to develop partnerships as much as possible, building entrepreneurial capacity for more entrepreneurs in our region and effective loan management.
During April 1st 2018 to March 31st 2019 they activated 10 loans totaling just under 450 thousand dollars, assisted 72 clients, offered 108 business advisory services, had 449 business training participants and in a typical month provided services to 8 to 9 business clients,
Tom Therien continues a Board Chair, Cathy Fidierchuk Vice-Chair and Cal Huntley Secretary Treasurer.