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A Trifecta for Good: Part III: Coffee4Kids Finds its Coffee

The last time we saw Mike Brown in Part II of our story, he was heading over to visit Nadine Doyle at The Hacienda Roasting Company to pitch his idea of Coffee4Kids: an initiative born of his desire to help support Food4KidsWR. He still needs to source the coffee and The Hacienda Roasting Company may [...]

A Trifecta for Good: Part I: Food4Kids Waterloo Region

The Food4KidsWR Story: Kelly-Sue Oberle We’re a few minutes into our conversation when Kelly-Sue’s phone springs to life with the Sherwood Forest ringtone. It’s appropriate given her mission: to encourage members of the community who have enough, to give to those who do not. Kelly-Sue has worked with several nutrition programs in Waterloo Region, and [...]

Backpacks for Kids to equip 150 children for school this year

It’s been eight years since Peter Cross’s youngest daughter was getting ready to attend her first year of school in the Dominican Republic. Peter had moved there in 2005 to run one of Fibernetics’ call centres as VP of Contact Center Operations. He adjusted to life in a country where water and electricity are [...]

Fibernetics’ Staff Wears Red for Women’s Heart Health Awareness

The Fiberentics' team participates in Heart Health Week events Fibernetics kicked off Heart Health week with the Big Bike event at 2:00 pm on Monday, June 4, followed by daily heart health challenges and exercises. On Friday, June 8th, members of Fibernetics wore red for the hearts of their loved ones and to raise awareness. Each [...]

Exchange Magazine Celebrates Fibernetics’ CEO, Jody Schnarr

Jody Schnarr believes in risk-taking and cultural alignment Jody Schnarr presents as a unique entrepreneur. This well-read technology junkie, who started by selling two-way telephone links between Stratford and Kitchener, is now, some 25 years later an internet provider, data provider, and backbone provider. Schnarr was on the 200th edition cover when Exchange did a story [...]

Sponsoring an Olympian

Fibernetics sponsors Special Olympics athlete Sébastien Hamel -Bourdeau. On November 17, 2017, Fibernetics’ co-founder, John Stix was fortunate enough to be invited to attend Limitless: The Special Olympics Canada Gala held in Toronto. Throughout the evening, John heard inspiring stories and met some remarkable individuals. LIMITLESS: The Special Olympics Canada Gala has been a flagship event [...]

Praise Equals Profit – How Employee Recognition Leads To Success

As busy executives, we are immersed in the hustle and bustle that makes up our day-to-day lives. Often, we can mistakenly disregard employee recognition, and the hard work our employees put into their career that helps pave the way to our company’s success. Fibernetics, a certified Great Workplace according to conducted studies from Great Place [...]