Nine students start businesses under the Summer Company program

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Nine local youth are operating their own businesses under Summer Company. The young entrepreneur program provides funding, business training, and mentoring to assist high school and post-secondary students in starting a seasonal business. This initiative is administered by the Economic Development division of the City of Sault Ste. Marie. 
“Summer Company gives youth an opportunity to learn from local business leaders as they begin their entrepreneurship journey,” said Jessica Maione, Economic Development Officer with the City of Sault Ste. Marie. “These young entrepreneurs are eager to provide their products and services to the community. I encourage everyone to support them and continue supporting local businesses.”  
The 2022 Summer Company participants in the Sault Ste. Marie area are: 
Arya Patel (Sault Photo/Videography and Editing) 
Description: Photography and Videography Services 
Contact: or 705-255-8055
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Kira Callon (Triple C - Callon’s Concierge Co.) 
Description: Personalized Concierge Service 
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Lauren Polnick (Superior Yard Signs) 
Description: Yard Sign Rentals 
Contact: 705-254-8154 
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Milana Perri (Aesthetics by Milana) 
Description: Eyelash Services & Face Waxing 
Contact: or 705-989-7655
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Myah Iozzo (Meesh Wood Burning Designs) 
Description: Wood Burned Designs 
Contact: or 249-525-7515 
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Parker Rushton (The Just Good Wood Company) 
Description: Locally Sourced Campfire Products 
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Simon Edwards (River Rides)  
Description: Bicycle Repair Service 
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*Servicing Blind River and area 
Thomas Macmichael (McTrim)  
Description: Yard Maintenance 
Contact: or 705-971-4602 

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Waylon Richards (WayLand) 
Description: Yard Maintenance 
Contact: or 705-992-3025
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The Summer Company program is funded by the Province of Ontario and is delivered by the City’s Millworks - Centre for Entrepreneurship. For more information on the small business support available in Sault Ste. Marie, visit  
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