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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by Stuart Harrison
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Studio - N
Studio - N recently relocated their Graphic and Web design business. Owners Nora and Sarah did a complete renovation of 430 Sheridan Street, which was originally built in 1889. In their tenth year in business Nora and Sarah offer full service graphic and design and content management systems. You can get full details plus a link to their blog online at www.studio-n.ca
Rocky Caravaggio just celebrated his 50th year in business. Rocky's son Fabrizio is taking over Rocky's Cleaners and Linen Service, but Rocky still punches the clock nearly every day. Rocky and his brother Nick have an amazing immigrant story and have enriched this community in so many ways. Congratulations Rocky on 50 great years.
Something About Her
Something About Her is a new lingerie and swimwear store at 304 George Street in downtown Peterborough. They carry swimwear for men and women, plus cover-ups, flannel pj's and Coquette lingerie. Something About Her is open 7 days a week.
The Learning Source
The Learning Source, an enterprise of the Community Opportunity and Innovation Network (COIN), is pleased to announce a partnership with Shaw Computer Systems for delivery of a wide range of computer courses in Peterborough. Shaw Computer Systems has been offering quality training programs to businesses and individuals for a number of years. Courses are scheduled during weekdays as well as two nights a week. Visit the website at www.learningsource.ca for more information or to register.
Chamber of Commerce Gala
Winning a trip to Hawaii would likely cure your cabin fever, so be sure to get your tickets for the 122nd Chamber of Commerce Gala on February 5 at the Peterborough Golf and Country Club. The gala honours incoming Chamber Chair Tony Smith, features Terry Guiel and Jerichos Wall, and someone will win a trip to Hawaii... Details online ay www.peterboroughchamber.ca
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