About the Author
Stuart "Stu" Harrison writes a weekly column about business news (published on KawarthaNow.com on Fridays and in the Peterborough Examiner on Mondays) and hosts a business segment every Monday evening on CHEX-TV's Newswatch.
Stu has extensive marketing and advertising experience and was owner of Harrison Advertising for many years prior to joining the Chamber of Commerce in 2003. He is currently the General Manager of the Greater Peterborough Area Chamber of Commerce.
KawarthaNow is pleased to include Stu as a contributing columnist, and we appreciate his extensive knowledge of the local business community.
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The Business Beat
by Stuart Harrison
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David's Restaurant opens on George Street
For those of you who love to check out new restaurants, you can try David's on George Street. Owner Mary Pappas promises a variety of international and European entrees in a casual fine dining atmosphere. David's is located at 25 George Street, which is at the corner of George and Lake. Call (705) 740-9191 for more information.
Gliding Shelf Solutions of Havelock
Sherry Crawford of White Bear Standing Creations
White Bear Standing Creations is a new business offering workshops and information sessions on the Native American Culture. Owner Sherry Crawford can teach you about smudging, the talking stick, the seven grandfather teachings, circle teachings, and sacred drumming. The next workshop in Peterborough is February 6 at Studio 505 on Sherbrooke Street. You can get full details and register by calling (705) 944-5802.
Wanda Bennet can provide it
If your business occasionally requires a bit of extra office help, Wanda Bennet can provide it. Wanda offers 15 years of administrative experience with everything from Word documents to spreadsheets, graphs and desktop publishing. She also does professional resumes and cover letters. You can contact Wanda Bennett at (705) 799-0716 or email.
So You Want to be an Entrepreneur
The Peterborough Community Futures Development Corporation is pleased to offer the popular workshop: So You Want to be an Entrepreneur: Part 1 - Understanding the Dynamics of Small Business Start-up. Monday, January 25th, 9am to 12pm at the CFDC offices, 351 Charlotte Street. Cost is just $25. Call the CFDC at (705) 745-5434 for more information and to register.
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