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Representatives from Peterborough & the Kawarthas Tourism accepting the Tourism Marketing Campaign Award Under $50K at the Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence Gala. (Photo: Ontario Tourism Summit / Twitter)

businessNOW for November 13, 2017

Featuring Ontario Tourism Awards, Level Up digital marketing sessions, Advance Small Business Seminars, diversity workshop, Cubs' Lair, Funding Forum, and Business Summit.
Horse-drawn wagon rides are one of the many activities available during Christmas in the Village in Millbrook on the evening of Thursday, December 7. (Photo: Marjorie McDonald)

Experience an old-fashioned Christmas in Millbrook on December 7

Christmas in the Village features a carolling parade and tree lighting, horse-drawn wagon rides, entertainment, photos with Santa, dining, shopping, and much more.
The OPP Canine Unit 2018 calendar is raising funds for the OPP Youth Foundation and Friends of the OPP Museum. The $15 calendar is available at OPP detachments across Ontario. (Photo: OPP)

Calendar features crime-fighting dogs of the Ontario Provincial Police

First-ever OPP Canine Unit calendar raises funds for OPP youth foundation and OPP museum charity.
Jan Schoute performing with Sam Weber at the Historic Red Dog Tavern in April 2005. A celebration of the life of the much-loved Peterborough musician, who passed away unexpectedly at the age of 54, will be held at 7 p.m. on Sunday, November 12 at the Red Dog in downtown Peterborough. (Photo: Peterborough Jams)

nightlifeNOW – November 9 to 15

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, November 9 to Wednesday, November 15,
Jennie MacKenzie, the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism's Citizen of The Year, with her husband John.

What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – November 8, 2017

Featuring Excellence Award receipients, Remembrance Day events, Santa Claus parades, accessibility compliance report deadline, and more
Thirteen Moons Wellness, whose owner Louise Racine was the driving force behind the inaugural International Women's Day Conference Peterborough in 2017, is hosting the second annual conference that takes place Wednesday, March 8, 2018 at Ashburnham Reception Centre on Armour Road. (Graphic: International Women's Day Conference Peterborough)

International Women’s Day Conference returns to Peterborough in 2018

Discounted early bird tickets sold out, regular tickets on sale for second annual conference on March 8, 2018 at Ashburnham Reception Centre.
Some of the more than 2,000 hand-crafted poppies volunteers have installed on the Constable Thomas Kehoe Memorial Bridge across the York River in Bancroft. (Photo: Hospice North Hastings / Facebook)

Bancroft bridge covered in hand-crafted poppies for Remembrance Day

Poppies will remain on display until November 13.
Peterborough musician Jan Schoute, seen here performing during "Live & Local Lunches" in downtown Peterborough, has passed away suddenly at the age of 54. (Photo: Peterborough DBIA)

Outpouring of grief and love for Peterborough musician Jan Schoute

Well-known local performer passed away suddenly at the age of 54.
The Jim Cuddy Band is one of several shows being presented in 2017/2018 by Showplace Performance Centre in downtown Peterborough. Cuddy and his band will be performing on March 19, 2018. (Publicity photo)

Jim Cuddy Band coming to Showplace in Peterborough in March

Blue Rodeo singer-songwriter one of several upcoming 'Showplace Presents' shows in 2017/2018.
The Village of Lakefield had a strong presence among the winners of the 18th annual Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Awards of Excellence, including Citizen of the Year Jennie MacKenzie (front row centre), Lifetime Achievement Award winners Aileen and Mike Dean (front row, second and third from right), Young Professional of the Year Erin McLean (back row, third from left), whose family business also won the Tourism or Hospitality Excellence award, and Vikki Griffin of Griffin's Greenhouses (back row, third from right), whose family business won the Outstanding Business Achievement award. (Photo: Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism)

Lakefield dominates at Kawartha Chamber Awards of Excellence

Jennie MacKenzie named Citizen of the Year, Mike and Aileen Dean received Lifetime Achievement Award, McLean Berry Farm honoured with two awards.

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