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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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by Stuart Harrison
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kate - stationery and other fun stuff
Local graphic designer Katie Kelly has just introduced a line of stationery products called "kate - stationery and other fun stuff". kate is a line of gift tags and holiday cards which you can view on her website at www.katiekelly.ca or give her a call at 705-876-9423. kate products are also available at local stores such as McKnights, Hi Ho Silver and Rambling Rose.
Big business move notice
George Tardiff's business empire, which includes Tardiff Fuels, GRM Lubricants and Peterborough Emission Testing has moved to a new location at 660 The Kingsway, which is on the West side of the Parkway behind Ziebart. If you have any question please call George Tardiff at 742-8987 or 743-0929 or drop by.
Herod Financial Services move notice
Herod Financial Services is "moving on up" - one floor exactly to Suite 403 of the J.J. Turner Building at 140 King street in Downtown Peterborough. Herod Financial recently added three new staff, Administrative Assistant June Johnston, Marketing Assistant John Hercus and financial planner Brent Dearling As well as a new association with Barry Robinson, Registered Trustee and Estate Practitioner. You can check out the new digs and meet the new people at their Open House this Wednesday, December 5 from 2 p.m - 5 p.m. and Thursday, December 6, 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. For more information call (705) 741-5287 or www.herodfinancial.com.
Jade Salon & Spa
Marcy Stapley has purchased Roni's Salon at 806 Chemong Road and changed the name to Jade Salon & Spa. Marcy and Corinna Haws, along with Roni, Missy & Lorraine offer a full service salon, including cuts, texture services, hair extensions, custom colouring, updo's and styles. Also offer a mini-spa with full manicure and pedicure services, facial waxing, and scalp massage.
Retail lines include Back to Basics, Rusk, American Crew, and China Glaze nail lacquer, as well as a large selection of jewellery and "bag watches" by Clock It To Ya. Coming soon - a full selection of tiaras and other bridal/formal hair accessories. Call (705) 748-0035 for an appointment
An evening with Dr. Jayson Myers
The Kawartha Manufacturers Association presents an evening with Dr. Jayson Myers, President of Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters, Thursday, December 6th at 6 p.m. Olympia Restaurant, 109 Kent Street, Lindsay. Cost to attend: $50.00 (includes Greek buffet dinner). Jayson Myers is the President and Chief Economist of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) and is in charge of CME's national policy office in Ottawa. He is also the President of his own economics consulting firm, and has been recognized by the consulting firm Watson Wyatt as the most accurate economic forecaster in Canada. Please RSVP to Laura Lauzon, KMA Coordinator at email or 743-0777 ext. 227
Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours
The December Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours tomorrow night (December 4) is the annual Christmas Social, held this year at the Phoenix Pub and Grill House. The Chamber has added one hour to the event, which will run from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. The Phoenix is located at 219 George Street. For more information visit the Chamber website at www.peterboroughchamber.ca
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