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.
Syd's Reel Mower Lawn Care Service
Mike Fickling has a great new business called Syd's Reel Mower Lawn Care Service. Mike uses push mowers to do his work, so there is no motor, no emissions, and no noise! Mike also provides organic fertilizer, dethatching, aerating, weed pulling, raking and trimming, and he doesn't use pesticides. For more information call Mike at (705) 874-9671 or email.
Spin the Soul Studio
Spin the Soul Studio will open its doors this Friday (May 29) in downtown Campbellford. Located at 19 Front Street, owners Shawn Arscott and Darlene Buckingham will offer brightly coloured canvasses in oils and acrylics, woodcarvings, jewellery and essential oils, as well as showcasing other local artists. The ribbon gets cut between 7 and 9 p.m. For more information call (705) 653-4544 or email.
Mary's Sustainable Solutions
Mary Titus recently started her own freelance interior design business called Mary's Sustainable Solutions. Mary has her Interior Design degree from Ryerson which includes training in working drawings, building code standards, and the principles of sustainable design. She offers step by step help for home or business, doing the field research, creating three-dimensional design concepts, and coordinating trades people. For more information visit her website at www.marys-sustainablesolutions.ca or call Mary's Sustainable Solutions at (705) 344-1594.
Imagine Events is a brand new company which specializes in creating custom designed functions for both the corporate and private sector. Owner Margaret Hamilton will work with corporate clients to provide a unique and memorable product launch, a fund raiser, an awards banquet or a conference. For the private client, Margaret can plan a wedding, a birthday party, an anniversary celebration or a retirement party. That's Margaret Hamilton, iMAGine Events at (705) 295-1518.
Multilink Business Management Solutions
Congratulations to Lynn Hill President of Multilink Business Management Solutions who recently earned her Certified Management Consultant designation, which is an international designation recognized in more than 40 Countries. www.multilinkconsulting.com for more information.
And Motion Specialties on Chemong Road recently welcomed Tracy Fielding, a Registered Respiratory Therapist, to their expanding health care team. You can call owner Andrea Shewell at (705) 742-6185 for more information.
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