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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.
Brad Katz of Millbrook bakery Pastry Peddler, which won first place overall in the Kawarthas Butter Tart Tour Top Tart Taste-Off, held on September 22, 2019 at the Cultivate Festival in Port Hope, for their 'Peddler Saloon' butter tart with a whiskey-infused filling loaded with pecans and topped with candied whiskey pecans. (Photo courtesy of Kawarthas Butter Tart Tour)

businessNOW – October 1, 2019

Featuring Pastry Peddler's winning butter tart, Artspace Peterborough's 45th anniversary, Faststart Peterborough's Pitch It! competition, Canuck Play's third football video game title, and more.
Elmhirst's Resort, located on the shores of Rice Lake in Keene, is a Tourism Employer of the Year finalist for the 2019 Tourism Industry Awards of Excellence. The award recognizes an organization that has developed an admirable reputation as a great place to work, and that has established itself as an upstanding example of Ontario's tourism industry. (Photo courtesy of Elmhirst's Resort)

businessNOW – September 24, 2019

Featuring Elmhirst's Resort, Signarama, Lucky Strike Bait Works, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Pinnguaq Kawartha Lakes, Spark Photo Festival, and more.
Renowned Canadian wildlife artists Michael Dumas and Robert Bateman in Algonquin Park at the 75th anniversary fundraiser for the Algonquin Wildlife Research Station on September 14, 2019, where Bateman was presented with the 2019 Algonquin Park Legacy Award by Dumas, the inaugural recpient of the award from the Algonquin Art Centre. Dumas also presented Bateman with a limited edition of "The Artists of Kawartha", the fourth art book in a series designed and published by Algonquin-area publisher Andrea Hillo. (Photo courtesy of Andrea Hillo)

Canadian wildlife artist and naturalist Robert Bateman honoured with Algonquin Park Legacy Award

Fellow artist and inaugural award recipient Michael Dumas presented the award at a fundraising event in Algonquin Park on September 14.
Dooher's Bakery in Campbellford, known for delicious baked goods including its famous cream-filled crueller, was named "Sweetest Bakery in Canada" in an online contest in 2018. The family-owned bakery is defending its title this year in the same contest, sponsored by Michigan-based Dawn Food Products, with a grand prize valued at almost $7,000. (Photo: Dooher's Bakery / Facebook)

businessNOW – September 17, 2019

Featuring Dooher's Bakery, Publican House Brewery and Bobcaygeon Brewing, Stewart Tours, Swish Maintenance, TD Canada Trust, and more.
The Smart City Readiness Project is kicking off its campaign to help the City of Peterborough enter the federal government's Smart Cities Challenge with a free public information summit at the Market Hall in downtown Peterborough on September 18, 2019. (Photo: Smart City Readiness Project)

businessNOW – September 10, 2019

Featuring Smart City Readiness Project, Berry Growers of Ontario, SGS Lakefield, Innovation Cluster, Church Key Brewery, Hunnabees, Heather Doughty, and more.
Bailieboro native Jade Eagleson performing at the 2019 CCMA Awards in Calgary on September 8, 2019, where he received the Rising Star Award. (Photo: Canadian Country Music Association)

Millbrook’s Jade Eagleson named Rising Star at 2019 CCMA Awards

25-year-old singer-songwriter got his big break at Boots & Hearts Emerging Artist Showcase in 2017.
Tara and Adam Genge of antique and vintage furniture refinishing business Chalk Therapy are launching Electric City Works, a new retail marketspace hub in downtown Peterborough, in October 2019. The 5,000-square-foot space, which will also be the new location of Chalk Therapy, is intended for makers, creatives, artisans, entrepreneurs, and small businesses. (Photo courtesy of Chalk Therapy)

businessNOW – September 3, 2019

Featuring Electric City Works, Women's Business Network of Peterborough, Blue Shoes Ptbo, Grant Thornton, and more.
Alt-country rocker Jim Cuddy will be performing at the Academy Theatre in Lindsay on October 24, 2019, joined by guitarist Colin Cripps and fiddler Anne Lindsay, to celebrate his fifth solo record, "Countryside Soul". (Photo: Heather Pollock)

Jim Cuddy coming to Lindsay’s Academy Theatre this fall

Joined by Colin Cripps and Anne Lindsay, October 24th concert celebrates release of latest solo album 'Countrywide Soul'.
Fenelon Falls Brewing Co. general manager Mathew Renda and head brewer Russell Gibson at the brewery's new Bottle Shop, which officially opened on August 24, 2019 and sold out within hours. (Photo courtesy of Fenelon Falls Brewing Co.)

businessNOW – August 27, 2019

Featuring Fenelon Falls Brewing Co., Trent-Severn Waterway Trail Towns, Women's Virtual Entrepreneurship Incubator, Flavour Fashion, PrimRose Donkey Sanctuary, and more.
The staff and management team of Blowes Travel & Cruise Centres Inc. and G. Stewart Travel Services Ltd. pictured at a recent travel conference in Toronto. The two companies are merging as Blowes & Stewart Travel Group Ltd. effective September 1, 2019. Blowes Travel & Cruise Centres co-owner and VP Barry (Sam) Blowes is pictured at the far left, with Blowes Travel & Cruise Centres co-owner and VP Rob Blows centre front left and G. Stewart Travel Services Ltd. co-owner and president Scott Stewart centre front right. (Photo courtesy of G Stewart Travel Services Ltd.)

businessNOW – August 20, 2019

Featuring the merger of Stratford's Blowes Travel and Cruise Centres and Peterborough's G. Stewart Travel Services, Neo Rare Metals, Peterborough KIA, Euphoria Caffé, and more.

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