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.
Gi Gi's Café Opens
Gordana Golumbia has just opened Gi Gi's Café at 340 Charlotte Street at Reid, across from Bowes and Cocks Real Estate. You might recognize Gordana who used to operate Coffee Please in the Peterborough Clinic. Gi Gi's offers a full array of specialty coffees, homemade soups and sandwiches, salads, cookies and muffins, all fresh and made on the premises. Open Monday - Friday from 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Call (705) 749-9917 for more information.
Tracy Cosburn's Kyoto Coffee
Another way to get your morning coffee is through Kyoto Coffee. Tracy Cosburn uses only organic, planet friendly coffee, and her packaging is biodegradable. You can buy Kyoto Coffee from Tracy at the Saturday market, Sticklings Bakery, the Country Corner, the Lakefield Pantry, or online at www.kyotocoffee.com
Call (705) 745-7329 for more information.
C.O.I.N. launches The Learning Source
The Learning Source, a social enterprise initiative of C.O.I.N. is presenting a wide range of continuing education courses this fall. Oil painting, belly dancing, computer software, digital photography, creative writing, and employee team-building are just a few of the many courses available. The full course outline is online at www.learningsource.ca or call Deborah Clifford at (705) 743-0238.
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Performance Edge Associates
Performance Edge Associates is a new training organizational and professional development business recently started by Lindsay Frampton. Peak Performance Systems has been in operation since 1985. Lindsay offers training in High Performance Management, Customer Service and the impact of a multi-generational workforce. For more information call (705) 772-4049.
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