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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
Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC) Foundation President and CEO Lesley Heighway leads a team of professionals and volunteers who raise between $5 and $7 million every year for PRHC's diverse healthcare equipment and technology needs. (Supplied photo)

For Lesley Heighway, innovative and creative thinking is the key to fundraising success for...

PRHC Foundation President and CEO leads teams who have helped raise more than $25 million for our hospital over the last five years for our hospital's diverse programs.
Play Café Peterborough Sarah Susnar was one of 20 mentees who participated in the Women's Business Network of Peterborough's mentoring pilot program in 2018-19. She says it was a great experience and would recommend the program to anyone needing help in her business. The mentorship program is back for 2019-20, with applications opening in September. (Photo: Paula Kehoe)

Women help other women succeed in WBN’s new mentoring program

From October to June, volunteer mentors share advice, connections, and opportunities to support their mentee's professional development.
Gail Moorhouse is executive director of Community Futures Peterborough, a non-profit organization that works to generate and assist in the creation and maintenance of local employment opportunities through business development and consulting services. After serving on the organization's board of directors for two years, Gail became interim executive director in January 2018 and was appointed to the position permanently in March 2018. (Photo: Heather Doughty)

Gail Moorhouse helps local entrepreneurs overcome the unique challenges they face in business

Community Futures Peterborough executive director has helped disperse $4 million in loans to 70 businesses under her leadership.
Kim Appleton is President and CAO of Peterborough-based technology company Emmatt Digital Solutions, which she founded with her partner Chris Calbury in 1998. In addition to her business role, Kim is an active volunteer and also shares her knowledge and experience by mentoring others, especially entrepreneurs who are just starting out. She recently received the 2019 Judy Heffernan Award in recognition of her ongoing efforts to help others succeed. (Photo: Paula Kehoe /

Kim Appleton is creating joyful success in both business and life

President of Emmatt Digital Solutions Inc. and winner of the 2019 Judy Heffernan Award takes great pride in paying it forward and helping others succeed,
From the Neck Up owner Frances Fourcaudot working on a client at her boutique in the Westmount Pharmacy building in Peterborough. Frances is a hair loss and trichology (hair and scalp health) specialist who offers a selection of full and partial custom-styled human hair wigs, synthetic wigs, and hair toppers, as well as wig repairs, for women, men, and children who experience temporary or permanent hair loss. (Photo: Heather Doughty)

Frances Fourcaudot helps people battling hair loss get a new lease on life with...

Founder of From the Neck Up specializes in nonsurgical hair replacement alternatives for women, men, and children.
As more and more people retire and join clubs and groups with people who share the same interests, they also discover they want and have the time to travel with like-minded friends. DeNureTours of Lindsay can plan and design a customized tour tailored to the needs of your specific group. (Supplied photo)

Round up the troops with DeNureTours custom group tours

From community clubs and groups to local schools, DenureTours in Lindsay offers unique customized tours to destinations throughout Britain, Europe, and North America.
Kawartha Montessori School (KMS) is an independent not-for-profit school, located at 2247 Burnham Line, a short drive from downtown Peterborough. Established in 1982, KMS is different from a traditional school, as it is fully committed to the Montessori Method, a scientifically proven educational philosophy founded in the early 20th century by Maria Montessori. (Supplied photo)

Kawartha Montessori School encourages children to be the architect of their own education

10-acre Woodview Campus in Peterborough blends proven 100-year-old Montessori approach with outdoor learning to teach children independence, resilience, teamwork, and creativity.
Located on a 100-acre private rural property on the west edge of Peterborough, 124 Lily Lake Road features a stunning stone villa with 6,200 square feet of luxurious living space, along with an outdoor area with a patio, deck, heated in-ground pool, tennis court, and a three-car garage.

$2.7 million luxurious century-style home on 100 acres of land an ultimate dream getaway

124 Lily Lake Road on west edge of Peterborough is a rare find blending the best of the past with modern luxury.
"We have such a great working relationship because we both view how we practice law the same way: it's about our clients." Lawyers Martha Sullivan and Scott McMichael of Sullivan Law Ptbo, a full-service law firm located at 195 Sherbrooke Street in Peterborough. (Photo: Samantha Moss / MossWorks)

Sullivan Law Ptbo treats clients like people, not cases

Award-winning lawyers Martha Sullivan and Scott McMichael empower clients to walk through legal processes with confidence and comfort.
DeNureTours in Lindsay offers sunshine vacation opportunities during the fall and winter where guests can enjoy a longer season of sunshine, beaches and mood-boosting benefits. DeNureTours has multiple itineraries to Daytona Beach (pictured) and St. Pete Beach in Florida and Myrtle Beach in South Carolina. (Supplied photo)

Extend your summer with DeNureTours sunshine vacation destinations in Florida and South Carolina

Plan your fall or winter vacation now to destinations in Daytona Beach and St. Pete Beach in Florida and Myrtle Beach in South Carolina.

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