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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New business for local photographer
Nicole Zinn is a great photographer, and her new company is Glimpse Imaging. Nicole loves to photograph people in real life situations, with most of her work done outside. She does family portraits, maternity and baby, weddings and special occasions, portraits and headshots, photo excursions, and a great idea called rock the dress, where you get together with Nicole a couple of weeks after the wedding and get creative. Nicole can also do coffee table books, canvas prints, framing, and more. Galleries, details, packages and contact info are on her website at www.glimpseimaging.ca or call 705-874-6745.
Downtown Business Improvement Association Breakfast
The DBIA Breakfast Network meets on Wednesday morning, 7:30 at the Empress Gardens Fireside Lounge, 131 Charlotte Street. The guest speakers will be Tony Tilly, President of Fleming College, and Steven Franklin, President of Trent University. They'll be speaking about partnerships. Please RSVP to Debbie Murphy at 705-748-4774 or email email@example.com.
Personal shopping and care service in Cobourg and Peterborough
M.J.'s Personal Shopping & Care Services is Jessica Mitchell's new business. Jessica has been a personal support worker for 9 years and is using that experience to offer transportation to appointments, errands, groceries, outings, and cooking, cleaning and personal hygiene. Working out of Cobourg, Jessica will cover Peterborough and in between as well. Call 905-269-1090 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Innkeepers Reference Book
The Ontario Accommodation Association (OAA) has just released its new Innkeepers Reference Book. It's 470 pages of how-to information, legal advice, operational tips, and government rules and regulations. Written by OAA President Bruce Gravel, it's a comprehensive resource for anyone in the accommodation business. Full details are online at www.ontarioaccommodation.com.
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