Announcements & Press Releases | March 13, 2020 at 11:11 am
Updated March 17, 2020.
SASKATOON, SK – In response to the recent spread of COVID-19, WESK has decided to postpone all events until the end of April. This measure is being implemented to ensure the safety of all members, clients and employees. Please rest assured WESK will continue to provide services with minimal disruption while ensuring the safety of the community.
We ask for your patience and understanding at this time as we monitor the situation locally and provincially.
March 16, 2020 UPDATE:
We are providing you with an update on additional measures WESK is implementing to minimize/mitigate the risk of COVID-19 in our community. Please note the following:
- Upcoming Exchange Information Sessions will be postponed.
- Networking events including WESK Meets, Shaken with a Twist, and Uncorked are cancelled up until April 30.
- Training workshops, including Business Growth Luncheons and Business Plan Basics will now be administered as webinars.
We continue to monitor the situation closely, and it is anticipated that decisions regarding the postponement of the WESK 25th Anniversary Gala and Conference will be made at a later date.
WESK business advisors are available to offer continued support though these challenging times and are working to provide reprieve to our loan clients. We encourage you to schedule phone or video appointments with our advisors as needed.
March 17, 2020 UPDATE:
Effective March 17 at 4:00pm until at least March 31, the WESK office will be closed and the team will be working remotely to ensure the safety of our employees and our clients. No in-person meetings will be taken at this time, but we encourage our clients to book phone or video meetings as needed. All services will continue to be offered to our clients with minimal disruption.
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact our office.
If you purchased a ticket for any of our events, please contact the WESK office. For the most up to date information and cancellations, please refer to WESK’s event page on our website or call the WESK offices: Saskatoon (306) 477-7173; Regina (306) 359-9732.
For the most updated information and latest bulletins regarding COVID-19 please refer to the Government of Saskatchewan website: https://www.saskatchewan.ca/government/health-care-administration-and-provider-resources/treatment-procedures-and-guidelines/emerging-public-health-issues/2019-novel-coronavirus.
WESK is a non-profit organization that has helped thousands of women start, purchase and expand their businesses. Our priority is supporting women throughout Saskatchewan to achieve their entrepreneurial goals. With invaluable advising and support, one-of-a-kind training opportunities, and a distinct and supportive financing program, WESK is dedicated to guiding clients on their entrepreneurial journey. From start up to success, WESK means business.
Phone: (306) 477-7173
Chief Executive Officer, WESK