Authors Articles by Jeanne Pengelly

Articles by Jeanne Pengelly

Jeanne Pengelly
82 Articles
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.
Paula Kehoe, owner and operator of Red Rock Communications, provides copywriting and brand journalism, media relations, social media strategy management and content, and event marketing.

An experienced communicator, Paula Kehoe helps her clients stand out

Red Rock Communications is a full-service boutique public relations and communications firm.
Lorie Gill of GILL Solutions is also the 2017-18 President of the Women's Business Network of Peterborough.

Lorie Gill set her sights on a career as a woman in business early...

Her family's digital marketing agency GILL Solutions now operates on the global stage.
Kerri Davies of the Canadian Mental Health Association Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge, is responsible for fund development through community engagement, education, health promotion, marketing, and public relations. (Photo: Peterborough Chamber of Commerce)

Kerri Davies supports a community of belonging for people with mental health challenges

Manager of Development is often the public face of the local Canadian Mental Health Association.
Michele Kadwell-Chalmers, founder of The Original Flame boutique fireplace company, believes a fireplace is a great way to bring your family together or to relax and let your troubles melt away.

Michele Kadwell-Chalmers blazed her own trail to create The Original Flame

Personal attention to design and customer sets this fireplace company apart.
Tracey Ormond decided to launch That's a Wrap Catering Company in 2013 after six years as a long-haul trucker. She loves how her business allows her to be part of the community while providing healthy catering options for residents and businesses in Peterborough.

Tracey Ormond travelled a long road before opening That’s a Wrap Catering

Once a long-haul trucker, the generous and gentle entrepreneur now makes wonderful healthy food for the community.
Since launching Sugar Me Right! Beauty Studio in 2011, owner Shannon Gray has seen her client base grow to more than 1,960 people. This past June, she moved into a larger location in downtown Peterborough. (Photo: Jeanne Pengelly / kawarthaNOW)

Your skin is Shannon Gray’s business at Sugar Me Right! Beauty Studio

Tremendous growth in clientele prompts move to larger downtown Peterborough location.
For Karen Laws, owner of Ontario Dog Trainer, training dogs has always been her passion. A certified dog trainer, she also educates owners on how to create a trusting and respectful relationship between human and dog.

Ontario Dog Trainer Karen Laws turned her lifelong understanding of dogs into a business

As well as training dogs, she trains their owners to understand their dog's world.
Veteran realtor Maureen Tavener broke new ground for women in business as the president of the Women's Advertising and Sales Association in the 1970s. She was also a trained dance instructor and a former professional dancer, restaurateur, and chicken farmer. (Photo: Jeanne Pengelly / kawarthaNOW)

Veteran realtor Maureen Tavener is a master of the perfect match

Lifelong WBN member knows the art of buying and selling is based on the client's needs.
After her son was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, Sue Simmons founded Equinox Family Consulting Ltd. to help autism families, and has since expanded her services to help other women who are struggling to deal with difficult life circumstances.

Sue Simmons helps overwhelmed women regain control over their lives

Equinox Family Consulting provides services and support both to autism families and professional women.
Carrie Wakeford and Pat Kenney are business and life partners in Black Cap Design, a full-service web development firm in Peterborough. (Photo: Jeanne Pengelly / kawarthaNOW)

Carrie Wakeford is co-partner in Black Cap Design, a full-service web development firm

The constant change of internet requires steady teamwork with her business and life partner Pat Kenney.

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