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June 16, 2018 - Richard MacKenzie
PORT HILLFORD, N.S. - If being an entrepreneur can, at times, seem like being on a deserted island, Leigh McFarlane has found a rescue ship.
McFarlane, founder and CEO of the Municipality of the District of St. Mary’s-based business The Soap Company, was selected amongst a group of 28 Atlantic businesses for the 11th cohort of the Wallace McCain Institute’s Entrepreneurial Leaders Program (ELP), late last month. Read More . . .
This year, the lodge will use amenities from Soap Company of Nova Scotia located in Port Hillford and will continue to partner with Sherbrooke Village and the Municipality of the District of St. Mary’s. Leigh MacFarlane launched the Soap Company of Nova Scotia four years ago and approached Liscombe Lodge general manager Karen Wenaus last year and the two have been working to achieve the right price point and size.
The company will provide soap, shampoo and lotion to the lodge. “She has been so amazing to support local businesses,” MacFarlane said. “We are all connected together in so many different ways which is awesome.” Read More . . . Note: this article is no longer available on the Web, so we cannot provide any more info that is already here.
Truro Daily News
April 5, 2015 -
TRURO – Leigh McFarlane handled handfuls of customers at a time, as people walked up to her soap stand in droves. She pored over pamphlets and products to the customers, explaining in detail each product on the table in front of them, moving seamlessly from one interested shopper to the next. For MacFarlane and dozens of other vendors at the Truro Farmers’ Market, the hustle and bustle returned on Saturday morning with the dawn of a new season. Read More . . .