Authors Articles by Paula Kehoe

Articles by Paula Kehoe

Paula Kehoe
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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
Aptly named "The Rock", Newfoundland is known for its world-famous hospitality and warm folk who are profusely proud of their homeland. You'll no doubt feel drawn to the picturesque landscapes, charming place names, scores of dialects, jewel-coloured houses dotting the green hills, and uncharted rugged shores. DeNure Tours of Lindsay is offering three top-quality tours to Newfoundland and Labrador this summer: Newfoundland (10 days), Newfoundland and Labrador (12 days), and Hiking the Rock (10 days). (Photo courtesy of Newfoundland Tourism)

Go off the beaten track in Newfoundland and Labrador this summer with three DeNure...

Come for the history and tradition, but fall in love with Newfoundland and Labrador's never-ending wonders.
Toronto comedian, playwright, and author Deborah Kimmett will deliver the closing keynote, "That Which Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Funnier", at the International Women's Day Conference in Peterborough on March 8, 2019. (Photo: Sam Gaetz Photography)

When life knocks you down, laugh: Deborah Kimmett inspires through storytelling and humour

Comedian, playwright, and author will deliver closing keynote at Peterborough International Women's Day Conference on March 8
Rebecca Thomas served as Halifax's first Indigenous poet laureate from 2016 to 2018. The Mi'kmaw activist and slam poet is one of two keynote speakers at the third annual International Women's Day Conference in Nogojiwanong / Peterborough on March 8, 2019. (Photo: Rebecca Thomas / Facebook)

Poetic justice: Mi’kmaw activist Rebecca Thomas champions social change through slam poetry

Halifax's first Indigenous poet laureate to headline Peterborough's third annual International Women's Day Conference on March 8.
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.
Dinesen Financial owner Vanessa Dinesen has been assisting individuals and small-to mid-sized companies in Peterborough and the Kawarthas for 10 years, with everything from tax preparation to data entry, accounting services to virtual assistant duties. (Photo courtesy of Dinesen Financial)

Vanessa Dinesen is a money saver for local businesses

From bookkeeping and income tax services to virtual assisting, owner of Dinesen Financial helps businesses manage their money and time.
The Women's Business of Network of Peterborough has made recruiting and retaining younger members a key strategy for the organization. Christine Teixeira, one of the most recent generation of WBN members, is pictured with her mother Diane Wolf. Both women are serving on the 2018-2019 board of directors, a first in the board's history. (Photo: WBN)

WBN The Next Generation: attracting today’s young female entrepreneurs

Women's Business of Network of Peterborough strategy includes ensuring more young businesswomen are represented on the board.
This year the Women's Business Network of Peterborough (WBN) has teamed up with Canadian Blood Services to organize blood donation drives, one of a number of initiatives WBN is planning for its the 2018-19 season to give back to the community. Pictured is WBN member Anne Arnold with a certificate from Canadian Blood Services recognizing her 75 blood donations. (Photo: Anne Arnold)

For WBN, being “Better Together” can make a big difference in the community

Minimizing food waste, alleviating hunger, and donating blood at the top of the organization's list this season.
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,

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