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Jeannine Taylor, owner and publisher of online publisher, has been recognized for her community involvement, including a civic award for chairing a fundraising committee for the development of Millennium Park, pictured in the background. (Photo: Michael Cullen) publisher Jeannine Taylor knew the internet would be a game changer

She launched one of the first local content websites in 1996 and has never looked back.
Members of the Women's Business Network of Peterborough, including Catherine Dewar (Investors Group Financial Services Inc.), Karen August (Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce), and Carrie Wakeford (Black Cap Design), explain what the networking organization means to them. (Photo: WBN)

The voices of the Women’s Business Network of Peterborough

Members tell us what they love about WBN and how it benefits them.
Whether you're a young entrepreneur or a seasoned professional, the Women's Business Network of Peterborough provides many opportunities for networking, business promotion and exposure, and professional growth, support and mentorship. (Photo: WBN)

The Women’s Business Network of Peterborough offers many benefits for its members

There are lots of opportunities to build your business and to create valuable relationships with peers.
WBN member and Past President Gwyneth James had a banner year in 2016 as Chair of the United Way Campaign of Peterborough, as well as receiving the Business Woman of The Year Award. She also made time to get remarried in August 2016. (Photo: United Way Peterborough)

The Women’s Business Network is home to many award winners and all-stars

WBN members have been recognized as both business achievers and community leaders.
Leslie Bradford-Scott, pictured here on CBC Television’s Dragons’ Den, is the co-founder and CEO of Walton Wood Farm, a lifestyle gift company based on a farm in Bailieboro, Ontario. Leslie is the keynote speaker at the October 4th meeting of the Women's Business Network of Peterborough. (Photo: CBC)

Another exciting and stellar year at the Women’s Business Network of Peterborough

2017-18 program continues with Leslie Bradford-Scott, Laila Ghattas, Victoria Lennox, and more/
Lorie Gill, 2017-18 President of the Women's Business Network of Peterborough.

A message from the President of the Women’s Business of Peterborough

Lorie Gill explains the theme of this season: Empower, Influence and Serve
The 2017-2018 Board of Directors of the Women's Business Network. From left to right: Tracey Ormond, Josée Kiss, Grace Reyonlds, Colleen Carruthers, Paula Kehoe, Lorie Gill, Shelley Barker, Lori McKee, Sana Virji, Karen Copson, and Mary McGee (not pictured: Diane Wolf).

Meet the 2017-2018 WBN Board of Directors

These 12 women guide Peterborough's networking organization that serves more than 160 members,
Trent University students having fun in The Great Race Paint Up at Lady Eaton College during Orientation Week. (Photo: Trent University / Facebook)

Trent University about to welcome almost 3,500 new students to Peterborough

Orientation week activities include Tipi Talks, sexual assault prevention, orientation squads, the Great Race, and more,
A view of Victoria Beach on Lake Ontario in Cobourg (photo courtesy of Linda McIlwain)

The Beach Report for September 1, 2017

Water quality testing results for beaches in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, and Northumberland.
BC-based folk duo Chicken-Like Birds (Jasmin Frederickson and Ari Lantela) performs country blues, ragtime, and swing at The Garnet in Peterborough on Friday, September 1. (Photo: Kale Beaudry)

nightlifeNOW – August 31 to September 6

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, August 31 to Wednesday, September 6


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