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 bookkeeping service
Paper Trail Bookkeeping and Tax is a new company providing traditional bookkeeping services in the Peterborough area. Owner Karen Albin provides accounting data entry, account reconciliation, payroll, government remittance preparation, and software support. Karen has 20 years experience, and is a member of the Institute of Professional Bookkeepers of Canada. Call 705-559-4218 for more information.
Mobile recording studio
If you are looking to record your own radio commercials, podcast, band, training material, any and all of it on site, Maskens' Mobile Studio is the answer. Owner Aaron Maskens makes recording accessible and affordable with his professional mobile recording equipment. Aaron can do everything from jingles, audio books, audio restorations, and he also offers video services as well for youtube or corporate videos. There's full details and contact information online at www.maskensmobilestudio.com or call 705-740-7739
Art displays at local stores
Julie Austin's popular Chasing The Cheese store at 372 Water Street, just opened a new art display featuring Claire Hogenkamp. Claire paints Quebec Laurentian landscapes, which really compliment the many Quebec cheeses featured in the store. Check it out until January 9. Meanwhile Parkhill on Hunter recently mounted a display of Tom Blackmore's work. Tom paints on photographs. Many businesses display local art and it's nice to see.
Upcoming business events
Coming events include The Power of Innovation on November 16th presented by the Greater Peterborough Innovation Cluster. It's an evening dinner and panel presentation at The Venue. Details at www.innovationcluster.ca CFDC is presenting a two-day workshop on export sales training on November 29 and 30. Two full days of hands on training and only 15 spots are available. Call the CFDC office at 705-745-5434. And the Peterborough Partnership Council on Immigrant Integration presents "Together We Prosper" November 17 from 1 - 8 pm featuring a panel presentation, dinner and performances from around the world. Visit www.ppcii.ca or call Jason Stabler at 705-743-0882 ext 230.
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