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
Welcome to The Business Beat.
New cleaning service
Lindsay Robson has taken her years of experience as a commercial and residential cleaner, and starting her own company called Your Clean Space. Lindsay offers both home and office cleaning, full service, and flexible hours. Full details are at www.yourcleanspace.ca or call 705-755-0194.
New painting and construction business
John Romanelli's new business is called T & G's Painting and Construction. John has extensive experience in the trades and will specialize in painting, hardwood flooring, design and renovation. Call T & G's Painting and Construction at 705-749-2896.
New location for esthetics business
Tiffany Creasy recently moved her business, Esthetics by Tiffany, to Havelock. Tiffany joins the Perfection Plus Hair Salon at 9 George Street in Havelock. They offer all hair services, tanning beds, spray tan, full day spa services and make up services. For more information call 705-778-3159.
Electrician renames business
If you are looking for Alimony Electric, you might not find it, because owner Gordon Loxley has changed the name to Peterborough Electrician. Gordon has 20 years' experience and is part of the Electrical Safety Authority's Authorized Contractor program, thus he can offer a full residential, commercial or industrial service. Full details are online at www.peterboroughelectrician.ca.
Conservator relocates studio
Basia Baklinski is a conservator of paper, books, artwork, paintings and objects. She recently relocated her restoration studio, The Conservation Clinic, to the 2nd Floor of St Andrew's United Church at 441 Rubidge Street. There is an open house this Sunday, March 25, from 1:30 - 4 p.m. For more information call 705-927-4576 or visit www.theconservationclinic.com.
Upcoming business events
Events this week include the DBIA Breakfast, Wednesday morning at the Empress Gardens, with guest Brian Buchardt, a Planner with the City of Peterborough. Starts at 7:30 a.m.
The Greater Peterborough Innovation Cluster quarterly breakfast is this Friday (March 23) at 7:30 a.m., at The Gathering Space, Gzowski College, Trent University. James Gastle will be talking about Intellectual Property. Details at www.peterboroughchamber.ca.
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