Chaleur Region Woman Entrepreneur of the Year 2012 Camillia Boudreau - MJ's Sports Bar
Being the 19th in a family of 20 children, Mrs. Camillia Boudreau started working very young. At the age of 12, she was already cooking Chinese food at the City Motel. From this early age, she saw herself becoming an entrepreneur. It was her dream; her passion. She acquired many years of experience in restaurants and management roles when she met her future husband. For 19 years she worked as a manager in their three stores that they owned which offered many services and complementary businesses.
It was in 2008 that her dream of becoming a sole proprietor became a reality as she acquired MJ's Sports Bar located at 969, Principale Street in Beresford. From renovations to innovations, MJ’s Sports Bar became a multifunctional place that you want to discover. It’s the place to go to relax, to have a snack while you listen to sports and socialize or even to celebrate during group meetings and special events. Her 10 employees are courteous and professional and the place is luxurious and immaculate.
Camillia Boudreau is actively involved in the community and champions several social causes. She has organized many fundraising activities for the Breast Cancer Society as well as for the participants of TV shows as "Star Académie" and "So You Think You Can Dance." Mrs. Camillia Boudreau says she is very proud of her success and that she owes it to her parents who taught her to be confident in herself and gave her the courage to go farther.