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Articles by Bruce Head

Bruce Head
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Bruce Head is kawarthaNOW.com's managing editor, lead developer, and a contributing writer. When he isn't editing or developing, Bruce enjoys making music, exercising Tess the border collie, and working on his elusive first novel.
Sandra Young has opened a new vintage clothing shop called Statement House at 378 Water Street in downtown Peterborough. The retail shop specializes in vintage clothing from the 1940s to the 1960s, and also carries new or gently used items with a vintage or retro feel. (Photo courtesy of Statement House)

businessNOW – December 3, 2019

Featuring new vintage clothing shop Statement House in downtown Peterborough, an award for The Kawartha Store in Fenelon Falls, Crayola Canada donating $45,132 to the United Way, and more.
The Monarch Ultra team at a reception in Apaseo El Alto in Guanajuato, Mexico for the Monarch Ultra runners. In total, 46 ultra-runners participated in the relay that departed Peterborough, Canada on September 19, 2019 and arrived at the Cerro Pelon Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary in Mexico's Sierra Madre Mountains on November 4, 2019. The seven-week journey followed the 4,300-kilometre migratory path of the monarch butterfly, all to raise awareness of the plight of the monarch buttefly and other pollinators whose populations are in steep decline. (Photo: Rodney Fuentes)

Monarch Ultra Relay successfully completes epic 4,300-kilometre run from Canada to Mexico

Project raised awareness of plight of monarch butterfly, second relay run being planned for 2021.
Peterborough Downtown Business Improvement Area (DBIA) executive director Terry Guiel and marketing committee member Julie Morris with Gail and John Martin, owners of John Roberts Clothiers, one of 100 downtown businesses participating in Black Friday and the Holiday Shopping Passport program, where you can win prizes by choosing local first for your holiday shopping. (Photo courtesy of Peterborough DBIA)

businessNOW – November 26, 2019

Featuring Black Friday in downtown Peterborough, an international award for Treetop Trekking, a new online auction service from Curated, upcoming regional business events, and more.
Members of the Enactus Fleming College team behind Paper Plant Project (with Fleming College professor of business studies and lead Enactus faculty advisor Raymond Yip Choy at the back) celebrating their win of the grand prize at the fifth annual Cubs' Lair entrepreneurship competition, held on November 21, 2019 at the Gordon Best Theatre in downtown Peterborough. This is the third prize since September for the Paper Plant Project, a social enterprise that produces paper planters from recycled paper waste as educative kits for schools to promote biodegradable practices. (Photo courtesy of Innovation Cluster)

Fleming College students win Cubs’ Lair entrepreneurship competition

Paper Plant Project produces paper planters from recycled paper waste as educative kits for schools.
The McLean family, owners and operators of McLean and Buckhorn Berry Farms in Lakefield, have been named the Peterborough County's 2019 Farm Family of the Year. Pictured are Erin, Sam, Jenny and Ben, and Jane. (Supplied photo)

businessNOW – November 19, 2019

Featuring the McLean family as Farm Family of the Year, an innovation award for Charlotte Products' OptiSolve, LLF Lawyers donation to Peterborough Humane Society, The Loomex Group to manage Dryden Regional Airport, and more.
Curve Lake First Nation economic development officer Katie Young-Haddlesey (second from left) is presented with the Economic Development Officer of the Year Award at the Cando Conference in Gatineau, Quebec on October 30, 2019. Cando is an organization that promotes economic development in Indigenous communities across Canada. (Photo: Cando)

businessNOW – November 12, 2019

Featuring Katie Young-Haddlesey and Curve Lake First Nation, Kawartha Buttertart Factory and The Little Building Company, Plant Goals, Smile & Shine K9, and more.
The new taproom at Fenelon Falls Brewing Co. is now open for business. To start, the taproom will feature five draught beers paired with an all-day menu. (Photo: Deborah Banks / Facebook)

businessNOW – November 5, 2019

Featuring Fenelon Falls Brewing Co.'s new taproom, Elmhirst's Resort's tourism award, Electric City Works grand opening, Culcherd's dairy-alternative products, Electric City Talks speaker series, Sustain Eco Store grand opening, and more
Northumberland Food for Thought community development coordinator Beth Kolisny and public health dietician Kimberly Leadbeater accept a cheque for $25,000 from Post Consumer Brands on October 15, 2019 in Cobourg. (Photo: Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit / Facebook)

businessNOW – October 22, 2019

Featuring Post Consumer Brands in Cobourg, Dooher's Bakery in Campbellford, East City Condos, Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame, Peterborough Chamber award recipients, and more.
Peterborough all-natural deodorant company Purelygreat has launched a new online campaign featuring humorous videos, created by Toronto-based boutique production company Someplace Nice, in which two peasants from the Middle Ages contemplate how they can reduce body odour. (Screenshot)

businessNOW – October 15, 2019

Featuring Purelygreat's new video campaign, Business Hall of Fame nominations, Kawartha Chamber award recipients, Cubs' Lair youth entrepreneurship competition, and more.
Peterborough-based company Chimp Treats has rebranded its flagship Nicecream frozen dessert line, which is sold across Canada with plans to expand to Europe retailers in 2019. The new look is designed to appeal to the product's largest demographic and to focus on "Nicecream" as a unique category of frozen dessert made of 100 per cent fruit. (Photo courtesy of Chimp Treats)

businessNOW – October 8, 2019

Featuring a new look for Chimp Treats' Nicecream, a new executive director for NCC Peterborough, a new home lighting and decor store in Peterborough's East City, and more.

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