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.
New Restaurant Opens on George Street
Wendy Cotnam is The Perfect Wife. The Perfect Wife is the name of the new restaurant at the corner of Charlotte and George in downtown Peterborough, in the former Cultures location. Wendy and her husband Curly have renovated the place to create a cosier atmosphere and just opened last week. Serving breakfast lunch and dinner from 7:00 am - 9:00 pm seven days a week, you can expect comfort foods like an old fashioned breakfast chilli sauce, muffins, pies, monster cookies, roast beef, chicken, everything in a home-made style, and made from scratch. The Perfect Wife also does catering for everything from business meetings to full weddings and special events. Call (705) 742-9496 for more information. Wendy also operates Puss and Boots Jack Rabbit Style delivery service.
Needleworks Moves Back Downtown
If you are into sewing and quilting you probably know the name Sue Crossman of Needleworks. Needleworks moved back downtown as of July 3 and has joined forces with Dennis and Pauline, owners of Your # 1 Sewing Centre from Campbellford. Your # 1 Sewing Centre will remain open in Campbellord. The New Needleworks is located at 182 George Street across from The Chamber of Commerce, and offers a full service sewing and quilting store, including patterns, fabrics, kits, notions and Janome, Babylock and Bernina Sewing machines. For more information call (705) 742-3337 or www.needleworks.ca
New Shuttle Service
The Rolling Hills Shuttle Service is a new transportation option for people in the Millbrook area. Owned by Margaret Sanderson, The Rolling Hills Shuttle Service provides transportation to the Airport, Casino, and shopping or special occasions. Just call (705) 932-4030 for more information.
New Tree Care Business
Rob Reid is a trained and experienced arborist. His new business, Reid's Quality Tree Care offers planting, pruning, thinning, stump grinding, transplanting, tree removals, pest management, fertilizing, hazard assessment and a whole lot more. For a free estimate call Rob Reid at (705) 484-1646.
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