Authors Articles by Jeannine Taylor

Articles by Jeannine Taylor

Jeannine Taylor
130 Articles
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.
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.
This photo of a sunrise at Lock 31 in Buckhorn by Nicole Michaelov was the top post on our Instagram for September 2019. (Photo: Nicole Michaelov @thewildinw / Instagram)

Our top nine Instagram photographers for September 2019

Every month, we share the work of local photographers from across the Kawarthas.
Casa De Angelae resident Katie Galloro and board chair Kim Aubin with some of the members of 100 Women Peterborough. The Peterborough home for women living with developmental disabilities will receive more than $10,000 from the group. (Photo courtesy of 100 Women Peterborough)

100 Women Peterborough raises more than $10,000 for Casa De Angelae

Collective philanthropy group has now donated around $80,000 to seven local organizations.
This photo by Justen Soule of the "Light Up The Night" Lock & Paddle event on August 24, 2019 at the Peterborough Lift Lock was the top post on our Instagram for August 2019. (Photo: Justen Soule @justensoule / Instagram)

Our top nine Instagram photographers for August 2019

Every month, we share the work of local photographers from across the Kawarthas.
The 2019-20 Board of Directors of the Women's Business Network of Peterborough. Front row, left to right: Program Director Sara George, Program Director Danielle McIver, Past President Tracey Ormond, President Grace Reynolds, External Communications Director Rencee Noonan, Director at Large Laurie English, and Secretary Nadine James. Back row, left to right: Technical Director Tiffany Arcari, Membership Director Arlene Blunck, Member Communications Director Vanessa Dinesen, Treasurer Christine Teixeira, Strategic Planning Director Diane Wolf, and Awards Director Paula Kehoe. (Photo: Heather Doughty)

Read all about it: the Women’s Business Network of Peterborough begins its new season

kawarthaNOW's new special editorial section features stories about the 2019-20 board, this year's speakers, the new mentoring program, selected member profiles, and more.
In 2019, the Women's Business Network of Peterborough assumed responsibility for the annual Women in Business Award (previously the Business Woman of the Year Award) and the Judy Heffernan Award (previously the Judy Heffernan Memorial Award). Pictured are 2019 Women in Business Award winner Monika Carmichael (second from right) and 2019 Judy Heffernan Award winner Kim Appleton (right) at the awards event on April 9, 2019. Also pictured are Tara Spence from Trent University and Jo Oanh Ho from Fleming College, the recipients of the 2019 Business Student Award. Planning is underway for the 2020 awards. (Photo: Bianca Nucaro / kawarthaNOW.com)

WBN’s Women in Business and Judy Heffernan Awards recognize business leadership and empowerment

A committee led by 2019-20 WBN Awards Director Paula Kehoe is now planning the 2020 awards event.
This photo of a spectacular $2.7 million luxurious century-style estate at 124 Lily Lake Road in Selwyn was our most-viewed photo on Instagram in July. (Photo courtesy of The Galvin Team / RE/MAX Eastern Realty Inc.)

Our top 12 Instagram photographers for July 2019

Every month, we share the work of local photographers from across the Kawarthas.
Gardens Plus owner Dawn Golloher is the local queen of easy-care perennials including daylilies and hosta. The garden and greenhouse at Gardens Plus is a great place to visit and get inspired for your own garden expansion. July is a perfect time for a tour, with over 900 daylilies and 600 hosta on display, and more than 200 varieties of hosta for sale. (Photo: Gardens Plus)

Kick up your part-shade garden with easy-care perennials

Gardens Plus owner Dawn Golloher talks about new hosta varieties, growing tips, and adding texture and colour to your shade gardens.
Lynn Zimmer (centre) with the board of directors of YWCA Peterborough Haliburton. The executive director announced her upcoming retirement at the organization's annual general meeting on June 20, 2019. Zimmer has been at the helm of the women's organization for the past 35 years. (Photo courtesy of YWCA Peterborough Haliburton)

Lynn Zimmer to retire from YWCA Peterborough Haliburton after 35 years

'Beloved' executive director of women's organization was also founding member of Canada's first shelter for abused women.
Some of the members of 100 Women Peterborough with representatives from Five Counties Children's Centre, including 15-year-old client Rebecca Jordan and board chair Adam White (both holding the cheque). The non-profit organization that provides therapy services for children will receive more than $10,000 from the group. (Photo courtesy of 100 Women Peterborough)

100 Women Peterborough raises more than $10,000 for Five Counties Children’s Centre

Collective philanthropy group has now donated around $70,000 to six local organizations.

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