Authors Articles by Paula Kehoe

Articles by Paula Kehoe

Paula Kehoe
39 Articles
A regular contributor to kawarthaNOW, Paula Kehoe is a writer based in Peterborough. She is the owner of Red Rock Communications supporting brands with copywriting and content creation services. You can follow Paula on Twitter @pkehoe1 and Instagram @redrockwrites or visit
Located at 383 Water Street in downtown Peterborough, Watson & Lou specializes in local and one-of-a-kind designed works by over 50 artists and makers from Peterborough and the Kawarthas, with even more unique contemporary gift items arriving continually from across Ontario and Canada. (Photo: Watson & Lou)

Gift boutique Watson & Lou expands to host private studios

Downtown Peterborough store offers private studios, new works by local artists, and ongoing creative workshops.
Founded in 1986 by the late Dr. Judith Buys, Cornerstone Family Dentistry at 681 Reid Street in Peterborough continues to preserve Dr. Buys' vision of exceptional oral healthcare with current owner Dr. Anna Jo (fourth from left) and her Cornerstone team. (Photo courtesy of Cornerstone Family Dentistry)

Cornerstone Family Dentistry preserves late founder’s vision of exceptional oral healthcare

Dr. Anna Jo and her team continue Dr. Judith Buy's legacy of excellence in dentistry nearly two years after her death.
The health professionals at Adaptive Health Care Solutions in Peterborough work with employees along with their physicians, employers, and insurers to provide individualized services that restore health and function and prevent injury, illness, and disability. (Photo courtesy of Adaptive Health Care Solutions)

Adaptive Health Care Solutions helps people get back to work

Peterborough health and wellness offers return-to-work programs for people with physical and mental health work disabilities,
Located in downtown Peterborough, Adaptive Health Care Solutions comprises a team of health professionals who have come together to offer integrated health service from a single location, including a family medical practice, physiotherapy, kinesiology, massage therapy, foot care, naturopathy, and counselling. Pictured is Katherine McInnis, Director of Operations and a Clinical Social Worker whose counselling practice encompasses a whole person approach to mental health and well-being. (Photo: Adaptive Health Care Solutions)

Adaptive Health Care Solutions treats the whole person, not just a list of symptoms

Expansive health and wellness clinic in downtown Peterborough offers integrated health care services from a single location,
Veteran stand-up comedian, motivational speaker, humour coach, and author Judy Croon is one of three keynote speakers at the Peterborough's second annual International Women's Day Conference on March 8, 2018. (Photo courtesy of Judy Croon)

For Judy Croon, stress and conflict is a laughing matter

Veteran comedian, motivational speaker, and humour coach to speak at Peterborough's second annual International Women's Day Conference on March 8,
Linda Silver Dranoff (right) being interviewed by TVO's Nam Kiwanuka in August 2017 about Silver Dranoff's book "Fairly Equal: Lawyering the Feminist Revolution." A Toronto-based family lawyer and activist, Silver Dranoff has contributed to the significant expansion of women's rights in family law in Canada during her 40-year career and is one of three keynote speakers at Peterborough's second annual International Women's Day Conference on March 8, 2017. (Photo: TVO)

Linda Silver Dranoff on the historical struggle for women’s rights in Canada

Feminist lawyer, activist, and author to speak at Peterborough's second annual International Women's Day Conference on March 8.
International speaker, human rights activist, scholar, author, and social entrepreneur Samra Zafar will be one of three keynote speakers at Peterborough's second annual International Women's Day Conference on March 8, 2018. (Photo: Luis Mora)

Samra Zafar’s journey from child bride to award-winning scholar

Abuse survivor and human rights activist will speak at Peterborough's second annual International Women's Day Conference on March 8.
Hard Winter Bread Company, a wood-fired sourdough bakery in Lakefield owned by Jessica Arsenault and Graham Thoem, found demand for their handmade baked goods, including their popular Montreal-style bagels, grew quickly beyond their expectations. They applied for and received matching funding through the Community Futures Eastern Ontario Development Program (EODP) to help them hire additional staff and build a new wood-fired oven. (Photo courtesy Hard Winter Bread Company)

Community Futures funding helped Lakefield bakery expand

Community Futures Peterborough now accepting applications under Eastern Ontario Development Program for 2018,
Peterborough MPP and Minister Responsible for Small Business Jeff Leal (third from left) with Starter Company Plus program coordinator Madeleine Hurrell (right) and the owners of seven local small businesses that shared $26,000 in funding from the third intake of the Starter Company Plus program offered by the Peterborough and the Kawarthas Business Advisory Centre. The first intake for Starter Company Plus in 2018 takes place in February. (Photo: Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development)

Starter Company Plus helps local entrepreneurs on their path to success

Program offered through Peterborough & the Kawarthas Business Advisory Centre has guided 45 entrepreneurs through business training and pitches to compete for micro-grants.
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.

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