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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Needles in the Hay
Knitters unite! Needles in the Hay is a brand new yarn shop at 385 Water Street in Peterborough, South of Hunter. Owner Bridget Allin specializes in fibre yarns - wool, alpaca, silk, cotton and various blends, as well as knitting needles, crochet hooks, books, patterns and more! Needles in the Hay is open Tuesday through Sunday, call (705) 740-0667 or online at www.needlesinthehay.ca
Beautiful Inside and Out
Lisa McGann recently launched Beautiful Inside and Out, combining housekeeping and gardening into one handy package. Lisa offers a full housecleaning service and clean up and maintenance of your garden. Beautiful Inside and Out is at (705) 930-5679
Professional Weight Loss Services Inc.
Professional Weight Loss Services Inc. is Keri Castle-Sedore's new business. Keri covers the Peterborough, Lindsay and Kawartha Lakes region for owner Dr Penny Forrester of Belleville. Dr. Forrester has developed a non-diet weight loss program that diagnoses and treats the causes of your sluggish metabolism, and then customizes your own personal program. There is a lot more information online at www.professionalweightlossservices.com or call Keri Castle-Sedore at (705) 761-7743.
Peterborough and The Kawarthas Association of Realtors
Events this week include the 15th annual land planning information session, presented by the Peterborough and The Kawarthas Association of Realtors, featuring the City and County Planning Directors, Malcolm Hunt and Brian Weir, as well as a market update from CMHC. The session is Friday morning (February 5) from 9 - Noon at Trentwinds International. For more information and the register call (705) 745-5724 or visit www.peterboroughrealestate.org
Business after Hours
The Peterborough Chamber of Commerce monthly Business after Hours meets tomorrow (Tuesday, February 2) at the Canadian Canoe Museum, www.peterboroughchamber.ca
The Women's Business Network
The Women's Business Network meets Wednesday night at the Holiday Inn, Dr. Rosana Pellizzari, the Medical Officer of Health is the guest speaker. www.womensbusinessnetwork.net
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