Add graffiti at your event – Meet Corrie
Meet Corrie and Norman, the founder of Event Graffiti, a company specializing in printed décor. I was delighted when Corrie accepted my invitation to be featured at Jup You Up. We met in person when my husband and I were planning for our wedding. Here’s our story about how we met Corrie, followed by an interview with her. How we met Corrie and Event Graffiti My husband, Hercules was thrilled when we found Event Graffiti. Three months before our wedding, I gave him a daunting task. My request for Hercules was to build a two feet tall marquee letter, but not just one. I wanted four marquee letters spelling…
You need more than passion – Meet Mary Yang
“One business isn’t keeping her busy enough? She has two?” This is often the reaction when someone meets Mary Yang for the first time. The founder of MarieNatie Cosmetics and Blossom Events would often get asked, “wouldn’t it be more efficient to focus on one business at a time?” Mary would answer, “I have passion in both areas. And I have a strong desire to see them grow.” While passion is an important driver to propel us moving forward, she shares that you need more than passion to keep an idea sustainable. Jup wants to take this moment to congratulate Blossom Events who just turned 5 years old, and MarieNatie…
At the Training Zone
“Focus. Challenge yourself everyday!” These are the words that Francis and Joyce live by, the owners of The Training Zone. Francis, a personal trainer and serving at the Canadian Armed Forces created the Training Zone with his wife Joyce, who is a fitness instructor. We spent a fun Friday night together hearing about their experiences, and Francis led us through a few partner exercises. The workout session was invigorating! And, it was delightful to hear how they are inspiring others through exercising.
Run The City – Meet Sara
“What did ancient people do when they wanted to work out? There was no gym back then.” “Just put on your shoes and go for a run!” I have known Sara for close to 10 years. All these years she had never mentioned the word “running” until that summer of 2014. In a short span of time, she discovered her passion for running, completed a half marathon, and is now hosting a running class for more than 60 women! Read on to learn how Sara is living her passion, and how she is making an impact in her community!