Authors Articles by Jeanne Pengelly

Articles by Jeanne Pengelly

Jeanne Pengelly
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Jeanne Pengelly is a television and radio news journalist with a Master's Degree in Journalism. Even before she got her first typewriter at age 12, she had decided she would be a writer. Highlights of her career include founding the McMaster University creative writing journal, living in a remote northern community on James Bay where she edited a newspaper and trained young television journalists, and being a non-fiction nominee for the Pacific Northwest Writers’ Association. Jeanne's many interests include creative writing, photography, music, teaching, needlecrafts, fitness, and golf. You can follow Jeanne on Twitter @JeannePengelly.
Kyla Gutsche, founder and owner of Cosmetic Transformations, a renowned cosmetic and medical micropigmentation company in Peterborough that can enhance or restore features people have lost due to illness, trauma, surgery or the aging process. (Photo: Ash Nayler Photography)

Kyla Gutsche helps restore people’s appearance and their confidence to face the world

Founder of Cosmetic Transformations is a world leader in micropigmentation tattoos.
Some of the members of Kawartha Collaborative Practice, an association of family lawyers, financial professionals, and family professionals in Peterborough, Lindsay, and Cobourg who work with divorcing or separating couples to find a mutually agreeable settlement without going through the often adversarial, time consuming, and costly traditional court process. (Photo: Kawartha Collaborative Practice)

Couples who want to stay in control of their divorce choose Kawartha Collaborative Practice

Group of lawyers and financial and family professionals provide an alternative to traditional court.
Leslie Bradford-Scott, co-founder of Walton Wood Farm, told her life story at the October 4, 2017 meeting of the Women's Business Network of Peterborough in a presentation called "The Garden That Grew Her". (Photo: Jeanne Pengelly /

Leslie Bradford-Scott’s resilience awes crowd at Women’s Business Network of Peterborough

Walton Wood Farm co-founder tells her life story, from her mobster father to a $2-million offer that fell through.
Some of the skeins from renowned wool manufacturer and design house Brooklyn Tweed on display at Needles in the Hay in downtown Peterborough, which recently completed a renovation to display every knitter's dream: a "wall of yarn". Known for its yarns and top-quality detailed patterns, Brooklyn Tweed has chosen Needles in the Hay as a destination shop, only the third in Ontario. (Photo: Deanna Guttman)

Local yarn shop expands and adds renowned Brooklyn Tweed to its selection

Needles in the Hay becomes third destination shop in Ontario for flagship design house and yarn manufacturer.
Couples who divorce by going to court often face high levels of emotional stress, long delays between court dates, and prohibitive legal costs. Through its team of lawyers, financial professionals, and family professionals, Kawartha Collaborative Practice offers an alternative solution: avoiding court, reducing conflict, and bringing about the most peaceful and cost-effective solution for a separating family.

The best option for divorcing couples who want what is fair, not a fight

Lawyers at Kawartha Collaborative Practice have specialized training and a true dedication to a settlement-focused process.
The George-King Centre in the heart of downtown Peterborough is one of the commercial properties that Cherney Properties owns and manages in Peterborough and Lindsay. (Photo: Cherney Properties)

For Kristi Dick, Cherney Properties is about building long-term relationships

Manager of family-owned commercial and residential property management business focuses on keeping tenants happy;
Financial advisors at Kawartha Collaborative Practice, who have specialized training in divorce and collaborative practice, are neutral parties wno can complete financial disclosure for each client in a divorce and help them understand the disclosure and what comes next financially.

Kawartha Collaborative Practice puts some ‘cents’ into divorce

Neutral financial advisors help couples find a mutually agreed-upon settlement that works for both parties.
Denise Donlon, best known for her time as VJ, producer, and vice-president and general manager of MuchMusic, was the keynote speaker at the inaugural 2017-18 meeting of the Women's Business Network of Peterborough. (Photo: Meghan Moloney)

Denise Donlon inspires Peterborough businesswomen with her message of fearlessness

The First Lady of the Canadian music business spoke at the Women's Business Network of Peterborough on September 6.
Sunny the horse with Jennifer Garland, owner and program director of The Mane Intent, which uses facilitated equine experiential learning to help teams, families, and individuals uncover their potential. (Photo: The Mane Intent)

The Mane Intent is Jennifer Garland’s passion and life-changing work

Unique business uses horses as natural coaches to give people self-insight and help them heal.
Brenda Cowan and her colleagues at The Ear Depot are primarily focused on understanding their clients' hearing health care needs. From their three locations in Peterborough, Bancroft, and Barry's Bay, they offer professional hearing testing, tinnitus solutions, earwax removal, and hearing aids. (Photo: The Ear Depot)

Brenda Cowan of The Ear Depot is changing the conversation around hearing loss

Provider of hearing health care focuses on the needs of the client.

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