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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.
Marlin Travel opens a travel boutique
Mary LaRocque of Marlin Travel is celebrating five years in business with the addition of a new travel boutique. You'll find locks and luggage, travel converters, neck pillows, and all kinds of accessories. Plus with their new online service you can now get foreign currency delivered right to your door! There's a grand opening this Wednesday (September 2) at from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. or you can get more information online at www.marlintravel.ca/1239 Marlin Travel is located at 550 Lansdowne Street. Call (705) 748-6200 for more information.
Jamie Wagar of Ultimate Car Care
There's a new auto repair business in Peterborough. Jamie Wagar has opened Ultimate Car Care at 255 McDonnel St at the corner of Bethune. Jamie has 19 years experience working in the trade and is able to work on all makes and models. To book an appointment at Ultimate Car Care call (705) 876-1201.
Glow Maternity Studio & Apparel
Glow Maternity Studio & Apparel is a new maternity retail store at 382 George St, N. Owners Shaunacy King and Chris Nickle offer high quality maternity apparel, as well as a wide selection of pre and post natal products. Glow will begin offering a full range of pre and post natal courses, workshops, and social groups in its second floor studio space starting this Fall.
Their Grand Opening celebration is this Saturday (September 5). Glow Maternity Studio & Apparel is located beside the Old Stone Brewery. Call (705) 775-4569 for more information.
Bob Comeau and Hannah
Bob Comeau is the owner of Cottage Country Carpet and Duct Cleaning in Selwyn. Bob has over 17 years of experience, and can clean your carpets, wool and area rugs, upholstery, RV's, boats and ducts. Bob uses a PTO truck mount system, which provides more vacuum lift and higher water temperatures for more effective cleaning. For more information or a no-obligation quote, call (705) 657-1021 or (705) 768-1680.
At the Root
If you'd like to be a little sweeter, Dale Laidman Dunford recently added Body Sugaring to her list of services. Dale owns At the Root which also does electrolysis. At the Root is located on the Lakefield Highway beside Nightingale Nursing. Call (705) 652-1703 for more information.
Debbie's Foot Care
And while you are being pampered, check out Debbie's Foot Care. Debbie Sisson offers pedicures, callus and corn care, and foot massage, all in the comfort of your own home. For more information call (705) 743-2391.
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