The Business Beat for February 6, 2017

Featuring Regional Centre of Expertise, RN Radon Testing, Classic Catering to Go, International Women's Day Conference, and more

Members of the RCE Coordinating Committee: Linda Slavin of For Our Grandchildren, Jane Gray of Fleming College, Cam Douglas (Secondary School Teacher), Jacob Rodenburg of Camp Kawartha, and Brianna Salmon of GreenUP (photo courtesy of GreenUP)
Members of the RCE Coordinating Committee: Linda Slavin of For Our Grandchildren, Jane Gray of Fleming College, Cam Douglas (Secondary School Teacher), Jacob Rodenburg of Camp Kawartha, and Brianna Salmon of GreenUP (photo courtesy of GreenUP)

Peterborough-Kawarthas-Haliburton Regional Centre of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development

Peterborough-Kawarthas-Haliburton has received a prestigious designation from the UNESCO-endorsed United Nations University.

The area is now a Regional Centre of Expertise (RCE) on Education for Sustainable Development! The honour recognizes regions from around the world that demonstrate leadership in addressing sustainability challenges and works to network these communities internationally. We are only their third region in Ontario and the eighth in Canada to receive the designation. Congratulations to the RCE Coordinating Committee.

For more information, visit www.rcenetwork.org/portal/rce-peterborough-kawarthas.


RN Testing

Radon is a colourless and odourless gas that can cause lung cancer
Radon is a colourless and odourless gas that can cause lung cancer

Paula Anderson recently launched RN Testing.

Radon gas is everywhere, and trapped in a house or business it becomes a health concern. That’s where RN Testing comes in. Paula employs specialized equipment to measure the radon levels in any building and can then provide mitigation.

Visit RN Testing on Facebook


Classic Catering to Go

Classic Catering to Go delivers fresh or frozen meals (photo: Classic Catering to Go)
Classic Catering to Go delivers fresh or frozen meals (photo: Classic Catering to Go)

Parkway Banquet Hall has expanded its services to include Classic Catering to Go.

Manager Tammy Laroche is providing fresh or frozen meals delivered free for in-town seniors. Featuring both senior- and regular-size portions, Tammy is offering everything from roast beef with mashed potatoes to turkey, chicken, lasagnas, cabbage rolls, Irish Stew to fish and stir fries, as well as soup and desserts.

You can call Tammy at 705-742-4100, or find Classic Catering to Go on Facebook or through www.parkwaybanquethall.ca.


Peterborough Business Exchange with The Peterborough Petes

Upcoming events include the Chamber of Commerce Peterborough Business Exchange (PBX), this month with The Peterborough Petes and a number of businesses within the local sports and fitness community.

It’s tomorrow (Tuesday, February 7) from 4 to 6 p.m. in the lobby of the Memorial Centre. Everyone is welcome.


International Women’s Day Conference Peterborough

Keynote speakers at the International Women's Day Conference Peterborough are Candy Palmater, Sarah Vermunt, and Linda Kash
Keynote speakers at the International Women’s Day Conference Peterborough are Candy Palmater, Sarah Vermunt, and Linda Kash

And the Women’s Business Network of Peterborough is planning a big day on March 8th. They’ll be marking International Women’s Day with a day-long conference.

Open to everyone, the day will feature CBC radio host Candy Palmater, coach and career expert Sarah Vermunt, and Peterborough’s own veteran actress and improv impresario Linda Kash, as well as six workshops.

Full details are at www.iwdptbo.ca.

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