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.
Trish Dougherty, owner of The Kawartha Store in Fenelon Falls, a 5,000-square-foot clothing, shoes, and gift emporium for women and men.

The Kawartha Store boasts Canadian designers in a perfect Canadian location

Fenelon Falls store carries over 40 Canadian lines and also supports local.
Catia Skinner is the CEO of Kawartha Entertainment Group Inc. (KEGI), as well as The Venue in downtown Peterborough and marketing agency Mega Experience.

Catia Skinner is an award-winning passionate entrepreneur

Dedicated to community engagement for her companies The Venue and Mega Experience.
The team of award-winning design/build firm Kawartha Lakes Construction in Lakefield includes Design Manager and Senior Designer Christine Watts (front right), who is also a member of the Women's Business Network of Peterborough. (Photo: Kawartha Lakes Construction)

Designer Christine Watts of Kawartha Lakes Construction is part of a dedicated team

Lakefield-based business is built on three decades of establishing relationships with clients.
Suzanne Cody and Gwyneth James of Cody & James CPAs, a full-service accounting firm located at 260 Milroy Drive in Peterborough. (Photo: Samantha Moss / MossWorks)

Cody & James Chartered Professional Accountants help keep local businesses healthy and thriving

Business partners Suzanne and Gwyneth provide full-service accounting for individuals and all sizes of businesses.
Betty Johnson, a realtor with RE/MAX Eastern Realty Inc., Brokerage in Peterborough, is a lifetime resident of Peterborough and brings a wealth of experience in both real estate and the financial industry with more than 30 years experience in mortgage underwriting. (Photo: Samantha Moss / MossWorks)

Betty Johnson loves people, loves to sell, and loves to match buyers with their...

'Betty Sells Homes' is her brand reflecting three decades in real estate and the mortgage industry.
Unlike a traditional divorce process, Kawartha Collaborative Practice offers a safe place for divorcing couples to communicate, focus on what is most important to them, and to look ahead to their future.

Kawartha Collaborative Practice offers compassion and understanding for divorcing couples

Experienced family professionals play a key role in this alternative to a traditional divorce.
Kawartha Collaborative Practice is an association of lawyers and family and financial professionals who provide divorcing couples with an alternative to traditional, and often adversarial, family law.

Kawartha Collaborative Practice is changing the divorce story

Association of lawyers, family and financial professionals seeks healthy outcomes for couples in crisis.
Using traditional techniques, members of the Miawpukek First Nation from Newfoundland have built a 22-foot birch bark canoe they will present to The Canadian Canoe Museum on National Aboriginal Day (June 21). Described by the Mi'kmaq word "gwitna'q", which means "go by canoe", the canoe represents the reconciliation of aboriginals with the Canadian government on the 150th anniversary of Confederation. (Photo: Miawpukek First Nation)

Miawpukek First Nation to gift traditional birch bark canoe to The Canadian Canoe Museum

June 21 National Aboriginal Day celebrations also include evening workshops and performances.
Breast cancer survivor and festival co-chair Michelle Thornton (second from left) during the annual flower ceremony, remembering those who have lost their battle with the disease, at Peterborough's Dragon Boat Festival on June 10. (Photo: Linda McIlwain / kawarthaNOW)

Behind the scenes at the 2017 Peterborough’s Dragon Boat Festival

Organizers, volunteers, sponsors, and paddlers come together every year to make the festival a success.
Michelle Thornton and Carol Mutton of Survivors Abreast, pictured here at the Carol Love Rowing/Paddling Tank at Trent University, are co-chairs for the 2017 Peterborough's Dragon Boat Festival. (Photo courtesy of Peterborough's Dragon Boat Festival)

Great leadership, coaching, and commitment create success for Peterborough’s Dragon Boat Festival

It's also the spirit of the paddlers, say festival co-chairs Carol Mutton and Michelle Thornton.

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