Events – Military Spousal Employment Network

Helping Entrepreneurs Reach Complete Success (HERCS)

Can’t find that perfect job? Why not create it!

HERCS program is a daylong workshop designed to help CAF family members start or improve their small business. What started as a local partnership with Loyalist College almost a decade ago has now grown to national level. The HERCS program focuses on Helping Entrepreneurs Reach Complete Success (HERCS).

The program is funded through Military Family Services (MFS) and is free to attend. All participants to the program receive a detailed manual, links to resources and ongoing support. The program is available online through WebEx so anyone can join in. All you need is a headset with microphone and a business idea to work with.  The HERCS program is reviewed and updated regularly.  It’s offered in both English and French and covers a variety of topics including:

  • small business ownership
  • marketing
  • social media
  • financing options
  • business canvas
  • resources

Registration is open to all military and veteran spouses with priority given to military spouses. Register today!

Late registrations may be accepted. Contact



HERCS (English)

Saturday March 6, 2021 -- 10:00-16:30

Registration deadline: February 25, 2021

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Prince’s Operation Entrepreneur (POE)

Operation Entrepreneur's “Let’s Get Talking About Your Business” is a two-part virtual workshop series for military spouseson Feb 20 & 27, 2021. This two-part interactive workshop series is open to all military spouses who want to increase their confidence talking about their business or business idea. Whether in the idea stage, pre-operational stage, or you're already running a business, this series will move your business dreams forward. 

Included: Virtual Speed Networking Event with successful entrepreneurs and business experts!

Details and registration at:


This series is presented in collaboration with Military Family Services and with support from Support our Troops.