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.
Ashburnham Foot and Ankle Care moves
Local Registered Chiropodists, Peter and Kathryn Ferguson are the proud new owners of 120 Hunter Street in beautiful downtown East City, Canada. They have moved their Ashburnham Foot and Ankle Care business from a few doors down in order to expand client services. Peter and Kathryn are UK trained Podiatrists with over 25 years of experience with everything from corns and calluses to more complex conditions like arthritic feet and sports podiatry. They welcome Monique Borden to their team, a Certified Surgical Vascular Support Clinician who will work with those suffering from lower limb circulatory problems. They also carry a full line of footwear. There is more information online at www.healthyfeet.ca or call (705) 741-4064 or stop into 120 Hunter Street, in the republic of ...
Donna Payne expands Misty Creations Photography
Donna Payne, photographer, artist and writer, is expanding her photography business into Peterborough and the surrounding area. Misty Creations Photography' has been covering the Kingston, Buckhorn and Bridgenorth areas for the past 10 years. Donna specializes in wedding, engagement, family and pet portraits, as well as services to local businesses. Donna also does event planning and dressmaking, so check out her bridesmaids and flower girl dresses. The website is www.wix.com/mistycreations/photography or call (705) 292-0801.
Burrows Insurance Group Inc.
Bill Burrows, who many will recognize from his many years in the insurance business, recently started a new insurance company. Burrows Insurance Group Inc. is open for business at 139 George Street, Unit 6. Bill specializes in auto, home, business, travel and recreational vehicle insurance and brings over 25 years of experience both as an agent and manager to his new company. Call the Burrows Insurance Group Inc. at (705) 742-1200.
Adrienne Kenney and Ron Savoie offer up "Jungle Heat"
Years ago, in the heart of the Costa Rican jungle, the husband and wife team of Adrienne Kenney and Ron Savoie developed a line of gourmet sauces over an open fire and called it Jungle Heat! They operate a retail location on King Street in Oshawa and have just opened their second location in the Brookdale Plaza, 859 Chemong Road. Jungle Heat is BBQ sauce, hot sauce, jelly and glaze in 9 flavours. They are now open Monday to Saturday, and watch for the ribbon cutting on June 4 at 11 a.m. There's more information online at www.jungleheat.net
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