Fall 2013 Business Breakfast: Driving Community Investment

facesBarb Chilwell was once a successful businesswoman, with a special needs daughter in private school.

After Chilwell had a heart attack, she has known worries like not having enough money for bread and milk.

“It has been a difficult, stressful and unbelievable experience,” said the Halton resident. “I never imagined being in this situation.”

Chilwell’s story moved the audience at the Halton Poverty Roundtable business breakfast Wednesday (Oct. 30).

The Burlington woman was among several speakers at the event, held in Burlington at McMaster University’s Ron Joyce Centre, Degroote School of Business.

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