Authors Articles by Paula Kehoe

Articles by Paula Kehoe

Paula Kehoe
27 Articles
A regular contributor to kawarthaNOW, Paula Kehoe is a freelance writer based in Peterborough. She holds a post-graduate Journalism diploma with a specialization in photojournalism from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology. A former photojournalist at Sun Media in Calgary and communications consultant at Canadian Tire and Sun Life Financial in Toronto, Paula branched out on her own in 2016 to form Red Rock Communications, a Peterborough-based boutique communications agency specializing in content creation, media relations, social media management, and event marketing. You can follow Paula on Twitter at @pkehoe1 and Instagram at @redrockpr or visit
Jayne Lewis, Michelle White, Janet Martin, and Nicole Robert star in ShaggyPup Productions' production of "Menopause the Musical" at Showplace Performance Centre in Peterborough on March 8th and 9th. (Publicity photo)

Women celebrate ‘the change’ with the hilarious musical parody Menopause the Musical

Hit musical at Showplace Performance Centre in March weaves humour and song to make light of one of life's once-taboo milestones.
Located at 11 Queen Street in Lakefield, The Chocolate Rabbit specializes in high-quality handcrafted truffles and chocolate specialties, as well as seasonal gifts, delightful wedding and business packages, hot chocolate, tea, coffee, tea accessories, jams, and much more. (Photo: Paula Kehoe /

Life is a box of high-quality handcrafted chocolates at The Chocolate Rabbit in Lakefield

Owner and master chocolatier Lois MacEachen is sweetening the lives of chocoholics around the Kawarthas.
Since META4 Contemporary Craft Gallery opened at 164 Hunter Street West in downtown Peterborough in November, it has quickly become a top destination for fine art and craft. The retail gallery offers a compelling selection of work by over 120 of Ontario's finest artists and artisans. (Photo: Paula Kehoe /

Peterborough’s new META4 gallery offers an incredible range of work by Ontario artists and...

Downtown artistic hub also offers art supplies, workshops and classes, and holiday shopping specials.
Louise Racine is the owner of Thirteen Moons Wellness, a wellness retreat based outside of Norwood that has been catering to women-only individual and intimate small groups for 16 years. She's also the brainchild behind Peterborough's International Women's Day conference. After a successful inaugural event in March 2017, the full-day conference is returning to Peterborough again in 2018 with Louise at the helm as committee chair. (Photo: Ash Naylor Photography)

Louise Racine is empowering women, helping them to find their voice and to take...

Owner of Thirteen Moons Wellness and brainchild behind Peterborough's International Women's Day conference believes when you empower a woman, you empower a community.
Located at 165 Sherbrooke Street in downtown Peterborough, The Avant-Garden Shop specializes in home and garden decor and accessories, backyard bird supplies, and art pieces from more than 75 Canadian artisans and some from abroad. (Photo: The Avant-Garden Shop)

Celebrating 15 years in business, The Avant-Garden Shop is more than just a garden...

Award-winning downtown Peterborough shop features the finest in Canadian-made home and garden decor, gardening accessories, and backyard bird supplies.
Located at 383 Water Street in downtown Peterborough, Watson & Lou specializes in local and one-of-a-kind handmade goods by more than 30 artists and makers from Peterborough and the Kawarthas, and others from across North America. (Photo: Watson & Lou)

Unique gift boutique Watson & Lou gives valuable exposure to local artists

New downtown Peterborough store with studio and workshop space showcases one-of-a-kind handmade goods and art pieces.
The hands-on construction and design team at Lindsay-based Gilbert + Burke prides itself on developing strong client relationships built on trust and integrity, from design concepts to completed construction, to create a space everyone is happy with. (Photo: Gilbert + Burke)

trendsNOW – Gilbert + Burke can create the home (or room) of your dreams

The Lindsay-based firm involves clients at every step, from design through construction.
Innovation Cluster Peterborough and the Kawarthas is a not-for-profit organization that helps passionate entrepreneurs launch and grow tech-based or innovation-based businesses across the Peterborough and Kawarthas region.

Peterborough’s Innovation Cluster helps tech and innovative startups get a boost

Business incubator nurtures ambitious and motivated entrepreneurs to achieve success.
Kim Paget, owner and operator of Paget Denture Clinic, with locations in Peterborough and Lakefield. (Photo: Cynthia Sager, snapd Peterborough)

Kimberly Paget and her team at Paget Denture Clinic celebrate 30 years of smiles

Peterborough denturist and her team have been rebuilding smiles since 1987.
Cocktails & Crafting workshops helps you create a custom wooden sign from scratch that is worthy of your walls. Facilitated by Alex Anchor, owner and manager of Anchor & Co., the workshops are the hottest new DIY trend in Peterborough and the Kawarthas, where you can relax, learn a hobby, or build an on-trend, farmhouse-classic, inspirational piece of décor for your home, office or cottage -- or even as a gift for someone special. (Photo: Anchor & Co.)

Paint and cocktails work together in DIY sign-making workshops from Anchor & Co.

Cocktails & Crafting workshops helps you create a custom wooden sign from scratch that is worthy of your walls.

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