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Small Business Exit Strategy – Part II

October 2021 Economic Development Update: When I started a marketing agency years ago with two partners, the first thing our lawyer asked: What’s your exit strategy? We laughed because we hadn’t even opened our business yet but were being asked how it would end. But it’s no laughing matter.

Small Business Exit Strategy – Part I

September 2021 Economic Development Update: All business owners should have an exit strategy, a plan for the owner to exit their business while the business continues to operate for the benefit of employees, customers, suppliers and the community.

Customer Service Tips

August 2021 Economic Development Update: One of the great things about doing business in small communities is that business owners and customers are often on a first-name basis – they are friends, family and neighbours. But that friendly small-town way of doing business shouldn’t mean that basic customer service is ignored.

Moving Towards Reopening

July 2021 Economic Development Update: As Manitoba hits its first vaccination target and we hear about the US border potentially opening on July 5 to those who are fully vaccinated, many businesses, especially those who rely on tourists, are looking forward to sunnier days ahead. Here are three resources to help those businesses put their […]

Assistance for Community Volunteers

June 2021 Economic Development Update: Sunrise Corner recognizes the volunteers who work tirelessly to fundraise and maintain their community buildings. These community halls and related facilities like skating rinks, pools, tennis courts and curling arenas are truly the social heart of each community.

Telling Your Business Story Online

May 2021 Economic Development Update: So many small businesses in Sunrise Corner – makers, bakers, artisans, authors and tradespeople like carpenters, plumbers and electricians – are operated from home. If you’re one of these entrepreneurs without a bricks-and-mortar storefront or huge advertising budget, how can you get the word out about your products or services?

Win with Our Website Scavenger Hunt

Sunrise Corner has launched a new website and to get you familiar with all the great resources, we’re hosting a scavenger hunt contest where all the answers to the questions can be found on the website. It’s just nine easy steps to winning gift cards to local businesses.

New Sunrise Corner Website Launched

April 2021 Economic Development Update: Sunrise Corner is the partnership of the RMs of Piney and Stuartburn promoting the southeast corner of Manitoba as an incredible place to live, work, play, visit, invest and explore. And what better way to do that than with this new and improved website.

Deciphering the “alphabet soup” of conservation

While the Nature Conservancy of Canada has long been a private landowner in the RM of Stuartburn, working on conservation in and around the Tall Grass Prairie Preserve, residents of Sunrise Corner may have been hearing more about them lately.

Sunrise Corner’s Path Forward

March 2021 Economic Development Update: The Piney Stuartburn Economic Development Board, the guiding force behind Sunrise Corner, has completed their strategic planning process.

Passionate about Sunrise Corner?

Sunrise Corner is seeking a Tourism Marketing Coordinator for a seasonal employment opportunity.

News Release: Positive Growth in 2020

RMs of Piney and Stuartburn enjoyed increased development in 2020

Seeking Landscape Master Plan for Recreation Areas

Sunrise Corner’s 2020 strategic planning process identified a goal of creating five new tourism products over the next five years.

Give the Gift of Shopping Local This Christmas

So many Sunrise Corner businesses have stepped up during the pandemic to ensure we have local access to the products and services we need and want. With the holiday season just around the corner, now’s a great time for us to show our appreciation.

Sunrise Corner Salutes Our Local Essential Businesses

On this #ThankYouThursday, Sunrise Corner would like to extend our appreciation to the essential retailers that have really gone above and beyond in recent months. The pandemic has clearly shown how important small-town grocery and drug stores are to the fabric of our community. Both residents and tourists are reminded to support local as often […]

Stay at Home, Shop Local

Staying home does not mean you can’t shop – and shopping local is the best way to support your neighbours and community. Sunrise Corner is home to countless unique and locally based vendors that you can order from online or by just giving them a call. Here are five featured local businesses and a profile […]

Videographer? Send Us Your Proposal!

Sunrise Corner is seeking qualified vendors to provide a project quote on the Seasons of Sunrise Corner video series. Deadline for submissions is Monday, January 6, 2020. Please see Request for Proposal for complete details.

Be Part of Tourism, Develop the Community!

See below for the newly developed position, presented by the RMs of Piney and Stuartburn, in partnership with Sunrise Corner.

Art that Makes A Difference

There are endless ways to make quilting become art. Stitched Art is a rarity you won’t find anywhere else.

More Than Just a Greenhouse

It’s a sunny afternoon in mid-May when I decided to visit Prevost Perennials in South Junction, MB. I’m greeted by the songs of birds, creeping vines, exotic fruits and potted flowers spilling out of every corner.

Welcome Our New Marketing Plan!

To kick off the summer, Sunrise Corner held a launch for our new marketing plan Friday, April 26.

Ready to Promote?

Sunrise Corner now has two, portable, roadside signs for local advertising.

The Southeast Farmer’s Market

Cheery vendors and a taste of community awaits you at the Southeast Farmer’s Market in South Junction.

Summer Employment Opportunity

Click here to view the Summer Employment Opportunity Notice!

Welcome to Sunrise Corner!

Join us Saturday November 5th, from 9-11AM as we reveal the new logo and tourism plan for Sunrise Corner!