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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Honky Tonk Restaurant
The mother/daughter team of Alice and Jodi Hogarth recently purchased the Honky Tonk Restaurant. Check out the renovations and new menu at 871 Ward Street beside Valu Mart in Bridgenorth. Call (705) 292-7871.
Charm Tree is all about beads
Maren Fines new business is called Charm Tree - a beading party service for children ages 5 and up. Check out the website at www.charmtree.ca or call (705) 745-6231.
38 Degrees closes in style
Scott and Cheri of 38 degrees are closing their doors on March 13, but until March 11 they'll be donating 15% of their food sales to the Peterborough Dragon Boat Festival. A classy move from a classy couple.
Three Lakefield businesses have put together a great getaway for anyone with the scrapbooking bug. Rachel Sloan from Trinkets and Treasures, Pam Struwing from Stampin' Up, and the Village Inn in Lakefield are presenting two scrapbooking getaways on March 5, and March 26 - 27. Call the Village Inn to book your spot at (705) 652-1910.
Last Al on the Roof campaign
This is the last year for Al Harding's amazing Al on the Roof campaign for Easter Seals. Until March 13 Bo Pizza on Ashburnham Drive will be donating to Al's campaign, Call or stop in for details.
Signarama gives back
Signarama Peterborough has just announced their Signs of Support grant campaign. Non-profit and charitable businesses are eligible for free or discounted signage and services. Details at www.signaramapeterborough.com
Tim Dalliday joins Peterborough Volkswagen Audi
And congratulations to Tim Dalliday who recently made a big career move by joining Peterborough Volkswagen-Audi as a new and used car, and corporate accounts specialist.
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