Authors Articles by Jeannine Taylor

Articles by Jeannine Taylor

Jeannine Taylor
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Jeannine Taylor is the CEO and publisher of kawarthaNOW.com and a contributing writer. She's a self-professed geek and early adopter. She's also a vegetarian, music lover, and arts enthusiast. Jeannine would rather be at the cottage kayaking, boating, reading, paddle boarding, or biking with her border collie Tess. You can follow her on Instagram @wired_woman or on Twitter @wiredwoman.
For the first time in its 20-year history, Peterborough's Dragon Boat Festival has been cancelled. Uncertainty and concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic led to the cancellation of the 20th anniversary event, which has raised more than $3.6 million over the past 19 years for breast cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment at Peterborough Regional Health Centre. The event was scheduled for June 13, 2020 at Del Crary Park in downtown Peterborough. (Photo: Linda McIlwain / kawarthaNOW.com)

Peterborough’s Dragon Boat Festival cancelled for the first time in its 20-year history

Uncertainty about how long COVID-19 pandemic will last and concerns about health and safety of volunteers and paddlers led to difficult decision,
This shot of a shoreline hockey rink in Bobcyageon during the sunrise by Travis Tedford was the top post on our Instagram in February 2020. (Photo: Travis Tedford @travistedford / Instagram)

Our top nine Instagram photographers for February 2020

Every month, we share the work of local photographers from across the Kawarthas.
Paddlers at the 2015 Peterborough's Dragon Boat Festival, which returns to Del Crary Park in Peterborough for its 20th year on Saturday, June 13th. To date, the annual event has raised more than $3.6 million for for breast cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment at Peterborough Regional Health Centre. (Photo: Linda McIlwain / kawarthaNOW.com)

Registration opens Tuesday for 20th annual Peterborough’s Dragon Boat Festival

Annual breast cancer fundraiser returns to Del Crary Park on June 13, 2020 with a goal of raising $202,020.20.
This photo taken by Allison MacGregor, of a snowbear in created by Jon Kolodziej and Dana Beren Watts outside their home in downtown Peterborough, was one of two comprising the top post on our Instagram in January 2020. (Photo: Allison MacGregor @allison.macgregor / Instagram)

Our top nine Instagram photographers for January 2020

Every month, we share the work of local photographers from across the Kawarthas
This capture of a majestic bald eagle by Dave Ellis was our top post on Instagram for December 2019. (Photo: Dave Ellis @dave.ellis.photos / Instagram)

Our top nine Instagram photographers for December 2019

Every month, we share the work of local photographers from across the Kawarthas.
Lynn Zimmer (left), former executive director of YWCA Peterborough Haliburton, has been named to the Order of Canada. Here she is pictured with Peterborough-Kawartha MP and Minister for Women and Gender Equality Maryam Monsef at a March 2019 announcement of $1 million of federal funding for YWCA Peterborough Haliburton to support survivors of gender-based violence in Peterborough. (Photo: Office of Maryam Monsef)

Peterborough women’s rights advocate Lynn Zimmer appointed to Order of Canada

Former executive director of YWCA Peterborough Haliburton was a founder of the first women's shelter in Canada in 1973.
Members of collective philanthropy group 100 Women Peterborough present their donation of more than $10,000 to Lakefield Animal Welfare Society in the lobby of the VentureNorth building in downtown Peterborough on December 17, 2019. The "no-kill" animal shelter was selected by members to receive the donation from the group, which has now raised around $100,000 for eight local charities. (Photo courtesy of 100 Women Peterborough)

100 Women Peterborough caps off 2019 with $10,000 donation to Lakefield Animal Welfare Society

Collective philanthropy group has now donated around $100,000 to eight local organizations.
The most-liked photo on our Instagram in November 2019 was this winter landscape of a farm in Omemee by Keeley Ward. (Photo: Keeley Ward / @keeleywardrealtor)

Our top nine Instagram photographers for November 2019

Every month, we share the work of local photographers from across the Kawarthas.
Diversity and inclusion export Annemarie Shrouder is the keynote speaker at the 2020 International Women Day Peterborough event which takes place on Friday, March 6th at the Peterborough Golf and Country Club. She is pictured here speaking at the 2015 Hautepreneurs' National Women's Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (Photo: Sarah Stella)

International Women’s Day Peterborough returns in 2020 with a focus on diversity and inclusion

Annemarie Shrouder will deliver keynote on effective allyship at 4th annual event on March 6 at Peterborough Golf and Country Club.
Paddle faster! The top photo on our Instagram in October 2019 was this nod to Halloween by Jesse & Susan, featuring the Jason character from the "Friday the 13th" film series paddling a kayak in Algonquin Park. (Photo: Jesse & Susan @followmenorth / Instagram)

Our top nine Instagram photographers for October 2019

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

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