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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by Stuart Harrison
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Moffat House Bed & Breakfast
Dundela Bed and Breakfast has changed ownership and it's name. One of the more upscale B & B's it's now called the Moffat House Bed & Breakfast and the new owners have installed Olive Bailey as the new Innkeeper. Located at 597 Weller Street, the residence was home to Dr. Agnes Moffat, Peterborough's first female doctor, thus the new name to honour one of Peterborough's most gracious ladies. The Moffat House features four luxury rooms, each with it's own ensuite bath, plus a meeting room for business meetings or receptions. Full information is available online at www.moffathouse.ca or call 705-743-7228.
New Stained Glass Studio
Rose Manor Stained Glass has opened a studio, 2 kilometers south of the Harley Davidson dealership, at 2004 Drummond Line, just East of Peterborough. Owner Mike Campbell is a traditional glass painter, with over 35 years of experience. He uses 18th century painting and staining techniques to produce family crests, decorative panels and ecclesiastical windows. Their studio has 12 framed reproductions on display ranging from the oldest glass painting of the face of Christ, to the heraldic and modern tiffany eras. Rose Manor carries over 100 types of stained glass, as well as a wide selection of tools and supplies. Workshops, for the beginner to the advanced artisan, are also offered in their fully equipped studio. Mike can also serve as a guest speaker for your next meeting. For more information, phone 705-740-9328.
Alternative Health Care Clinic
Life Assessment Systems is a holistic alternative health care clinic. Owner Jeff Piper starts with a meridian stress assessment, which is a minute electrical current that evaluates your organ systems. They offer several modalities including chiropractic, massage, and ionic foot baths, among others. You can get more detail online at www.lifeassessmentsystems.com or call Jeff Piper at 749-2221.
Kawartha Personalized Books is a Peterborough based family business. Owners Ron and Noreen Donaldson and sons Gregory and Christopher have a number of books available including comics, cartoon, young children, baby, popular TV, religious and sports books and all are personalized with your child's name and details. The full story is available online at www.kpb.ca or call 705-742-9573.
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