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.
DM Wills Associates new location
After 19 years at 452 Charlotte Street DM Wills Associates have moved. The brand new building is located at 150 Jameson Drive in Peterborough. The move allows for the three current offices they have in the city to be combined back under one roof. DM Wills provides consulting engineering services across the Province. Watch for the official open house this fall. Full details are online at www.dmwills.com
Elderberry Herbals opens a new studio
Elderberry Herbals has moved! After several years with Clinic 288 on Park St., Elderberry Herbals has grown too big for the space. Renovations now completed, Elderberry Herbals has opened a new clinic at 157 Morrow Street near the Memorial Center. Owner/operator Marianne Beacon offers professional herbal consultation, therapeutic bodywork using Bowen Therapy, supplements and herbal products. Call (705) 740-2054 to book your appointment or visit www.elderberryherbals.ca
Vincent Press installs a new Heidelberg
Congratulations to Vincent Press on their significant investment in their business - the installation of a brand new Heidelberg XL 75 Speedmaster press. One of only ten in Canada it's a five colour machine that can print 90,000 brochures an hour. In order to accommodate the new machine they had to first remove the old press and then pour a new floating concrete foundation! Vincent Press is located at 708 Rye Street. Call 705-1342 or visit the website at www.vincentpress.com
Tonic Karaoke opens downtown
Tonic Karaoke recently opened at 419 George Street next the the Hi Tops Restaurant. Owner Mira McClenaghan has built an entirely new nightclub within the walls. New kitchen, bathroom, bar, tables, chairs, equipment, and décor. There are individual private rooms where you can have a birthday party with the kids, or just let loose with family and friends, plus there is the public open bar where you can get your gaga on. Open Tuesday through Sunday, full details are online at www.tonickaraoke.com
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