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.
Maureen, Brian, Sam and Adam Vukmanich of the Creekside Inn, Apsley
Creekview Bed and Breakfast in Apsley is now the Creekside Inn. New owners Maureen and Brian Vukmanich and their sons Sam and Adam purchased and renamed the property earlier this year. The Creekside Inn features three acres backing onto Eels Creek. There are three rooms and several different breakfasts each morning. For more information call (705) 656-1268 or visit www.bbcanada/creeksideinnapsley.com
Expo Creations is Andre Lafreniere's new company
Andre' Lafreniere's new company is called Expo Creations Inc. His first creation is the Pioneers and Champions Speaker series, designed to foster growth and prosperity in the Kawartha Lakes Region. The first event is June 24 at 7 p.m. at Eganridge Inn, featuring Robert Caldwell of Macquarie Private Wealth Inc, who will talk about the expansion of the Kitchener/Waterloo economy over the last 20 years. For details and ticket information visit http://100mileprosperity.eventbrite.com or call (705) 878-5305
The Workforce Development Boards Annual General Meeting
The Workforce Development Boards Annual General Meeting is this Thursday (June 17) at 3 p.m. at the Peterborough Golf and Country Club. Keynote speakers will highlight the work at Trent University and Fleming College on an environmental curriculum that could see Trent and Fleming become the first institutions to achieve accreditation from ECO Canada. There is no admission charge, to reserve your seat please call 749-3250 ext 14.
The On-Site Rescue Team
On-Site Rescue is a full service provider of confined space training, consultation and on-site rescue services. Their programs have been developed to protect workers and ensure compliance with the new Ontario Ministry of Labour - Confined Space Regulations. Owners Craig Blewett and Robert Crowley also offer fit testing for students, industry and all health care professionals, and they have teamed up with JBL Biologix to offer CPR & AED, Emergency and Standard First Aid, First Responder, Emergency Medical Responder and Basic Trauma and Life Support. Call On-Site Rescue Inc. at (705) 872-1977 or check us out on the web at www.onsiterescue.ca.
Page On Stage Reading Series
And don't miss the latest Page On Stage Reading Series from New Stages Peterborough, tonight at 7.30 at Showplace. Stratford Festival actors Trish Lindstrom and Steve Ross will read David Mamet's Oleanna. Tickets are $20, students, artsworkers and the underemployed are just $10, at the Showplace box office.
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