It's Movember at MRSB

MRB Group is proud to be an independent member of DFK Canada, a nationwide association of independent accounting firms and business advisors. Each year DFK goes all out with Movember, encouraging gents from all member firms to get involved and grow their best 'staches for a great cause.

We'll be tracking the weekly progress of four MRSB guys who have decided to get groomed up in support of sparking conversation and raising funds for vital men’s health programs.

WEEK 1:

Cory MacEwen, IT Manager

John Connolly, Senior Tax Manager

Chris Arsenault, Accounting Technician & Student

Lloyd Compton, Partner

Good luck, guys! Check out DFK's Movember campaign progress here.

Congratulations to the PEI BioAlliance

MRSB Consulting Services would like to extend its congratulations to the PEI BioAlliance, which recently announced it will receive up to $3.8 million in funding from the federal goverment to support bioscience-based companies in Prince Edward Island.

The BioAlliance is one of only 15 organizations selected across Canada for funding through the new Canadian Accelerator and Incubator Program (CAIP) that hopes to accelerate business development. This sector has seen phenomenal growth on PEI in recent years with 40 companies, 1,200 jobs and a goal to attract 30 to 40 new companies to the province in the next five years.

"We think our track record established by the strong growth of bioscience companies and partnerships among our businesses, research and government agencies has served us well in this competition and will contionue to do so throughout the life of this project and beyond," said PEI BioAlliance Executive Director Rory Francis.

Here are some photos - courtesy of the PEI BioAlliance - taken during their funding announcement in Charlottetown. 

A crowd gathers to celebrate the PEI BioAlliance's recent news

Federal Fisheries Minister Gail Shea

Innovation Minister Allen Roach

  

PEI BioAlliance Executive Director Rory Francis addressing the crowd

We are sure that this new funding will lead to exciting and innovative developments for the biosciences sector and for the Prince Edward Island economy. 

 

PEI Marathon 2014 in photos

Well, another fall season is upon us and it's hard to believe that the PEI Marathon has already been and gone. MRSB Group once again held the role of Title Sponsor, and we always feel privileged to have the MRSB Marathon - the weekend's ultimate attraction - bearing our name. Here are a few photo highlights of this year's events. And, because we live on PEI after all, you might see a familiar face or two!

Our team poses for a couple of group shots in the office before race weekend.

  

There was great energy in downtown Charlottetown come race day!

Thanks to all the hard-working volunteers who supported all Marathon participants.

 

 

Here comes Mary Ann Donahoe of MRSB Tax Services - way to go on completing the 10K Walk!

A few MRSB team members along their Corporate Relay Team route.

  

And a big congratulations to Chris Matters of Llink Consulting on completing the MRSB Marathon!

 Our Corporate Relay Team after crossing the finish line together.  

We didn't waste any time in heading back to the office for some well-deserved treats and social time.

                  

 

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