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.
The Village of Hastings Welcomes Banjo's Grill, a new casual family restaurant offering breakfast, lunch, and supper from 3 Bridge Street in Hastings. Owners Mike Metcalf and Aiden McGill have daily soup creations, all day breakfast, deep dish pizzas, and homemade desserts for dine in or take out. They have free high speed internet access, and come summer they'll have an outdoor patio overlooking the Trent River. Open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. 7 days per week, you can call (705) 696-9898 for more information.
Peterborough Battery Sales and Service
Peterborough Battery Sales and Service is a well-known landmark at 612 Water Street. In addition to a complete inventory of commercial, industrial, automotive and recreational batteries, owner Lynn Johnston recently expanded his business into a whole new selection of batteries for everything from cell phones, to hearing aids, cameras to camcorders, they even have solar panels, inverters, regulators and storage batteries. Call it your one stop battery shop! Call (705) 745-0432 for more information.
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Divine Inspirations in Peterborough
Divine Inspirations is a new New Age shop, recently opened by Judy, at 655 Parkhill Rd West in Lower Unit #1. Judy offers a wide variety of self help and personal growth literature, as well as a selection of crystals, gemstones, incense, and relaxation and meditation CD's She also offers weekly meditation classes and healing services such as therapeutic touch and crystal therapy. Open Monday through Saturday you can call Divine inspirations at (705) 742-2871.
Hill Adventure Outfitters in Buckhorn
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