The Business Beat for January 30, 2017

Featuring Hunter County Cuisine & Wine Bar, Steve Paiken, Peterborough Speaks, Community Conversations, and Spotlight Home and Lifestyle

Chef Kevin McKenna, owner of the new Hunter County Cuisine & Wine Bar in downtown Peterborough (photo: Hunter County Cuisine & Wine Bar)
Chef Kevin McKenna, owner of the new Hunter County Cuisine & Wine Bar in downtown Peterborough (photo: Hunter County Cuisine & Wine Bar)

Hunter County Cuisine & Wine Bar in downtown Peterborough

The Hunter County Cuisine & Wine Bar is a new addition to the Hunter Street café district in downtown Peterborough.

Owner and Chef Kevin McKenna features locally sourced Peterborough County area farm-based cuisine, paired with Ontario-only wine, beer, and spirits.

Located at 211 Hunter Street, check it out in person or visit them on Facebook.


Steve Paikin speaks at Peterborough Sales and Ad Club

 Steve Paiken, anchor of TVO's current affairs program The Agenda with Steve Paikin, is speaking at the Market Hall on March 23 (photo: TVO)

Steve Paiken, anchor of TVO’s current affairs program The Agenda with Steve Paikin, is speaking at the Market Hall on March 23 (photo: TVO)

If you like a good keynote speech, you have lots to choose from. The Peterborough Sales and Ad Club is hosting its annual signature speaking event, this year welcoming Steve Paikin at their special guest speaker.

The well-known political commentator has moderated multiple election debates, authored five books, and created several documentaries.

The event is Thursday, March 23rd at 6 p.m. at the Market Hall in Peterborough. Tickets are just $25, available online at markethall.org.


Line-up for Peterborough Speaks 2017

Peterborough Speaks, a fundraiser for Peterborough Family Health Team's Mindfulness for Mental Health program, features five speakers on April 19 (graphic: Your Family Health Team Foundation)
Peterborough Speaks, a fundraiser for Peterborough Family Health Team’s Mindfulness for Mental Health program, features five speakers on April 19 (graphic: Your Family Health Team Foundation)

Your Family Health Team Foundation has announced its lineup for Peterborough Speaks 2017.

Mom and autism activist Kate Wells, New Stages Artistic Director Randy Read, Canadian Paralympian Cody Caldwell, forensic profiler and author Kate Lines, and geriatric specialist Dr Jenny Ingram should make for an interesting night of conversation on Wednesday, April 19th at the Market Hall in Peterborough.

Details at www.gphsf.ca.


Community Conversations at Showplace Performance Centre

Community Conversations features David Goyette interviewing six people over three nights
Community Conversations features David Goyette interviewing six people over three nights

And Showplace Performance Centre has an ambitious new fundraiser called Community Conversations, with David Goyette interviewing six people over three nights (March 1st, 2nd, and 3rd).

David will chat with Rosemary Ganley, Michael Skinner, Leo Groarke, Lois Tuffin, Syd Birrell, and Teresa Kaszuba.

Tickets are available at www.showplace.org.


Spotlight Home and Lifestyle wins award

Spotlight Home and Lifestyle has won a customer service award from home remodeling and design website Houzz
Spotlight Home and Lifestyle has won a customer service award from home remodeling and design website Houzz

Congratulations to Spotlight Home and Lifestyle on winning the “Best of Customer Service” award on Houzz.com for the second year in a row.

Spotlight does design, renovation, and building projects in the entire Kawartha Lakes Region.

For more information, visit www.spotlighthomeandlifestyle.com.

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