Spirit of December

For me, the spirit of December is about cycles and presence. I hope you have the opportunity to experience the season in a way that feels comfortable for you. Read the December edition elsii e-news.

e-updates for Business


At 1COMMUNITY1, I help businesses and not-for-profits engage with new and existing clients through visualized e-updates containing useful, relevant and interesting information. View Employment E-News – a monthly e-newsletter that helps position DRUHC as experts in their field.

On Community Engagement

On Nov 28th, the Business & Professional Women of Durham (BPW Durham) hosted a dinner meeting with the them of engagement. As the guest speaker, I explored what community engagement means, shared best practices and potential solutions. Interested in learning more about community engagement for your business? Connect with me.  

Feelings of Fall


I love the air, the scents and sweaters of autumn. I love the new cycle and the way that I get focused in the fall. View the October edition of Elsii E-News.

Meet Maralyn

I met Maralyn Tassone almost 7 years ago. A temporary Marketing Specialist position opened up at the Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre (DRUHC) and I applied. Maralyn is the Executive Director for DRUHC and I was interviewed by her… periodically, she would look up to smile and offer encouragement. I got the job and am grateful to still work as … Read More

Honoured to Connect

Welcome to the first edition of elsii e-news. I am grateful for our connection and will be sharing stories, perspectives and everything in between. Read the September issue.

Nature of Self Art Series

Nature of Self Art Series is a program designed to help individuals and groups connect to themselves, nature and each other. A great personal growth and team building exercise – perfect for corporations, non-profit organizations, networking groups and youth. Learn more about the Nature of Self Art Series.

Durham College Advisory

Since 2016, I have been part of Durham College‘s Food & Farming Program Advisory Committee as Co-owner/Director of The Hive Centre and Bee & Bee. I offer insight about food trends and sustainable business practices within the industry and community. The Hive is thrilled to support Durham College’s field-to-fork programs.

Witness for Bill S-7

I was honoured to present to the Citizenship and Immigration Committee regarding proposed amendments to Bill S-7 – an Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Civil Marriage Act and the Criminal Code and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.

Communications Strategy

Developed and executed a marketing and communications strategy for the Durham Welcome Centres including a brand update, a refreshed monthly e-news and printed publication, program recommendations and partner building. I can help your business. Connect with me.