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The Kawartha Chamber's Habitat Team is raising funds to support the Habitat for Humanity Build in Warsaw. For every dollar you donate, you can write your name on a square of the Warsaw Home blueprint.

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

Featuring Chamber AGM, professional development survey, Habitat for Humanity, Ontario Economic Report, and more.
Four of the six members of The Strumbellas, including songwriter and frontman Simon Ward (with the bandanna), are natives of Lindsay, Ontario (publicity photo)

Lindsay’s The Strumbellas nominated for three JUNO Awards

Indie band nominated for group of the year, fan choice of the year, and single of the year for Spirits.
Lynda Kay is retiring as CEO of Northumberland United Way at the end of May 2017 (photo courtesy of Northumberland United Way)

Northumberland United Way CEO Lynda Kay retiring after 28 years

Under Kay's tenure, organization has raised more than $20 million for the community.
Police tape

34-year-old Bryan Townson charged with murder of 43-year-old Paul Atchison

Woman initially also arrested in homicide investigation released without charges.
Toque Tuesday has raised more than $7 million for over 180 community agencies across Canada since 1997 (photo: Raising the Roof)

Buy a toque on Toque Tuesday and help address homelessness

YES Shelter for Youth and Families will be at Plush Boutique in downtown Peterborough.
Bancroft music teacher Dianne Winmill has won the 2017 MusiCounts Teacher of the Year Award. In addition to the solid crystal statuette, based on the JUNO Award design created by the late Canadian glass artist Shirley Elford, Winmill wins $10,000 for herself, $10,000 for her high school, and an all-expenses-paid trip to this year's JUNO Awards. (Photo: Barry Roden / musiCounts)

Dianne Winmill of Bancroft is Canada’s music teacher of the year

Blue Rodeo presents award to North Hastings High School teacher, who will attend JUNO Awards ceremony.
Fan and cancer survivor Julia Tanner and Petes Assistant Coach Kurtis Foster were the honourary co-chairs for this year's Pink in the Rink game, which raised over $70,000 for the Canadian Cancer Society (photo credit: Kelsey Saunders / Peterborough Petes)

Pink in the Rink raises $70,412 for women’s cancer research

Eight-year total of annual Peterborough Petes' fundraiser exceeds half a million dollars.
Public Energy presents "Music Creates Opportunity", a performance by Ottawa/Gatineau dance company Bboyizm, on February 11 at Peterborough's Market Hall. Bboyizm artistic director, choreographer, and dancer Crazy Smooth will participate in a Q&A after the performance.

Authentic street dance comes to the stage at Peterborough’s Market Hall

Public Energy presents Crazy Smooth and his Bboyizm dance company on February 11.
A scene from 4th Line Theatre's 2007 production of Leanna Brodie's Schoolhouse. The Millbrook outdoor theatre company is hosting a public staged reading of the play, with aspiring actors from a workshop earlier in the day, on the afternoon of Saturday, February 4. (Photo: Wayne Eardley, Brookside Studio)

Getting ready for outdoor summer theatre in Millbrook

4th Line Theatre hosting workshop and staged reading, box office opens next week.
Best known for her Juno award winning band Chic Gamine, Winnipeg's Begonia (Alexa Dirks) will perform at The Red Dog in Peterborough on Tuesday, February 7, along with special guest Modest Apollo. Begonia will also be releasing her new five-song EP Lady in Mind next week. (Photo: Begonia)

nightlifeNOW – February 2 to 8

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, February 2 to Wednesday, February 8.

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