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.
Trinkets and Treasures opens in Lakefield
Shaw Computer Systems under new Ownership
Congratulations to Martin Boruta a long-term employee of Shaw Computer Systems, who recently took over the reigns of the company from Matt Shaw. Matt started the company in 1983 and will continue to operate his two other companies he owns. Meanwhile it's business as usual for Shaw who offer complete computer systems, service and support as well as on-site or classroom software training. Shaw is located at 1434 Chemong Road www.shawcomputer.com call (705) 742-2204.
CraigCat Catamaran now on Chemong Lake
Our Little Flea Market now open.
New Chamber of Commerce club
Club Laurus, the new Chamber of Commerce club for business people under 40 meets again this Thursday evening (May 31) at The Junction, 251 George Street, from 5:00 - 7:00 pm. John Witzing, with a marketing background that includes Pepsi-QTG, Timex, and Labatt Breweries will talk about marketing myths. Club Laurus is a great opportunity for young business people to build their own networks. You can get more information on the chamber website at www.peterboroughchamber.ca
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