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Articles by Jeannine Taylor

Jeannine Taylor
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Jeannine Taylor is the CEO, founder, and publisher of kawarthaNOW.com and a contributing writer. She's a self-professed geek and early adopter. Jeannine has over 30 years of experience in marketing, media and communications, and web development. She has been a digital media publisher for over 25 years since kawarthaNOW.com was launched online as Quid Novis in 1996. Her awards include Peterborough's Business Woman of the Year in 2005, a Premier's Award nominee in 2003, and a City of Peterborough Civic Award for chairing the development of Millennium Park. She's also a vegetarian, music lover and, cultural enthusiast. Jeannine would rather be at the cottage kayaking or hanging out with @caitthebordercollie. You can follow her on Instagram @wired_woman or on Twitter @wiredwoman.
Some of the members of 100 Women Peterborough on stage at The Venue in downtown Peterborough during the collective philanthropy group's meeting on April 8, 2024, where YWCA Peterborough Haliburton was chosen as the charitable organization to receive over $10,000 in member donations. (Photo courtesy of 100 Women Peterborough)

100 Women Peterborough to donate over $10,000 to YWCA Peterborough Haliburton

Collective philanthropy group's donation will support programs and services for women and children recovering from gender-based violence.
Almost 200 guests, including Hermione Rivison and Rose Terry, attended the YWCA Peterborough Haliburton's Empty Bowls event at The Venue in downtown Peterborough on February 23, 2024. Returning as an in-person seated lunch for the first time since the pandemic, the event raised almost $20,000 for the YWCA's Nourish Food program to alleviate food insecurity. (Photo: Jeannine Taylor / kawarthaNOW)

YWCA Peterborough Haliburton’s 20th annual Empty Bowls event raises almost $20,000 to alleviate food...

With proceeds from February 23 event, supporters have helped raise more than $210,000 over the past 20 years for YWCA Nourish Food program.
A dragon boat team races at Peterborough's Dragon Boat Festival in 2015. Since 2001, the annual festival has raised more than $4.2 million for breast cancer care at Peterborough Regional Health Centre. (Photo: Linda McIlwain / kawarthaNOW)

Registration for 2024 Peterborough’s Dragon Boat Festival opens February 25

23rd annual festival aims to raise $251,825.18 for cancer care equipment and technology at Peterborough Regional Health Centre.
Four members of 100 Women Peterborough with Sue Armitage of Vinnies Peterborough (middle) on December 12, 2023 at The Venue in downtown Peterborough. The collective philanthropy group chose Vinnies to receive a donation of up to $10,000 from the group's membership. (Photo courtesy of 100 Women Peterborough)

100 Women Peterborough to donate up to $10,000 to Vinnies Peterborough

Collective philanthropy group's donation will support Vinnies food bank during a time of increased demand especially over the holidays.
Members of the Women's Business Network of Peterborough (WBN) browse silent auction items at the organization's 2016 Holiday Gala and Auction Fundraiser. For the third year in a row, the networking organization is also hosting an online auction to help meet its goal of raising $15,000 in support of the YWCA Peterborough Haliburton's programs and services for local women and children fleeing abuse and violence. (Photo: WBN)

Women’s Business Network of Peterborough seeking donations from local businesses for online auction fundraiser

Networking organization aiming to raise $15,000 for YWCA Peterborough Haliburton's programs and services for local women and children fleeing violence.
In 2021 at the age of 52, Canadian-Israeli athlete Leah Goldstein became the first female solo cyclist to be the overall winner in the gruelling 3,000-mile Race Across America endurance race. The former world kick boxing champion and Israeli commando will share her inspiring story of overcoming bullies, sexism, terrorism and more at INSPIRE's second annual International Women's Day event on March 8, 2024. (Photo courtesy of Leah Goldstein)

Champion Canadian-Israeli athlete Leah Goldstein to speak at INSPIRE’s second annual International Women’s Day...

Goldstein will share her inspiring life story at March 8, 2024 event that will also feature six workshops and an artisan fair.
Members of 100 Women Peterborough gathered in person for the first time since the pandemic began on September 19, 2023 at Ashburnham Funeral Home and Reception Centre, where the collective philanthropy group chose Hospice Peterborough to receive member donations, projected to be $10,800. Hospice Peterborough was the first-ever organization to receive a donation from 100 Women Peterborough after the group formed in 2018. (Photo courtesy of 100 Women Peterborough)

100 Women Peterborough to donate $10,800 to Hospice Peterborough

Palliative care organization was the collective philanthropy group's first-ever recipient back in 2018.
This stunning photo of a Great Blue Heron on the banks of the Otonabee River by Caroline Goodenough was our top Instagram post for July 2023. (Photo: Caroline Goodenough @goodenough.images / Instagram)

Our top nine Instagram photographers for July 2023

Every month, we share the work of local photographers from across the Kawarthas
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kawarthaNOW’s response to news ban for Facebook and Instagram users in Canada

Facebook and Instagram's parent company Meta has begun to block all news content in reaction to federal government's Bill C-18 (the Online News Act)
This photo of a Sunday sunset on Kasshabog Lake by Mike Quigg was our top Instagram post for June 2023. (Photo: Mike Quigg @_evidence_ / Instagram)

Our top nine Instagram photographers for June 2023

Every month, we share the work of local photographers from across the Kawarthas.

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