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.
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If you are a business interested in having a large format LCD screen located in your waiting room, check-out line or a high traffic area, Joe TV might be your answer. Joe TV carries community content, plus it can be customized for your business to carry special offers, services and promotions. Joe TV is a division of Redstone Media Group on Hunter Street East. Details are online at www.redstonemediagroup.com
Federal Industry Minister Tony Clement
The Chamber of Commerce and the Kawartha Manufacturers Association welcome Federal Industry Minister Tony Clement to the Holiday Inn for a Noon luncheon on November 10. Details on the Chamber website at www.peterboroughchamber.ca
Christmas Show and Sale
The business of farming is indeed big business, and thus a reminder that the Apsley Artisan and Farmers Market's Christmas Show and Sale is on November 28 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Legion Hall in Apsley. You'll find lunch, bread baked in a wood fired oven, entertainment, and arts and crafts, everything handmade and home grown.
Farm Family of the Year
And congratulations to the Stockdale family from Indian River on being named the Farm Family of the Year Friday night in Norwood.
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