Authors Articles by Tammy Thorne

Articles by Tammy Thorne

Tammy Thorne
4 Articles
Tammy Thorne likes bikes and independent media. She is the founding editor of dandyhorse, an arts and advocacy magazine by and for cyclists. She recently moved back to Peterborough from Toronto where she worked for many years in communications and media roles for some of the country's top non-profit organizations and publications. You can follow Tammy at dandyhorse on Twitter and Facebook.
It was a full house at Lett Architects for the "Location, Heritage Preservation, Gentrification and the Arts" event on April 11, 2018 presented by the Electric City Culture Council, a not-for-profit organization serving the arts, culture and heritage sector in Peterborough and the surrounding region. (Photo: Tammy Thorne /

How to preserve Peterborough’s heritage with the arts community in mind

Development needs to be managed with heritage in mind, according to expert panel at EC3 event.
Located in downtown Peterborough, Community Futures Peterborough provides flexible financing options and a wide variety of services to help businesses thrive. Governed by a volunteer board of directors, the not-for-profit organization's staff include (from left to right): Executive Director Gail Moorhouse, Entrepreneurial Training Program Coordinator Siam Grobler, Office Administrator Michelle Foster, Business and Loans Officer Ryan Plumpton, and Program Administrator Pat Peeling. (Photo: Tammy Thorne /

Community Futures Peterborough means business

Not-for-profit organization helps create and maintain jobs by providing flexible financing and support for small business.
Championed by Bill Lockington (front centre) and administered by Electric City Culture Council through Executive Director Sue Ditta (second from left), the inaugural Peterborough Arts Awards will be presented to six individuals who have shown outstanding achievement in the arts. Also pictured, from left to right, are sponsors Shelley Barrie of Merit II Realty Limited, Paul Hickey of BrandHealth, Kate Ramsay (behind Bill Lockington), and Betty Morris of The Stewart Group, along with Bill Kimball of Public Energy and writer and performer Kate Story. Not pictured: sponsor Paul Bennett of Ashburnam Realty. (Photo: Tammy Thorne /

Peterborough Arts Awards to recognize outstanding achievement in the arts

Awards, championed by Bill Lockington and administered by Electric City Culture Council, will be funded by six local sponsors.
After being introduced by Minister of Status of Women Maryam Monsef (centre), four female entrepreneurs participated in a panel discussion at FastStart Peterborough's E-Connect event om March 5, 2018: co-founder and publisher Jeannine Taylor, Steelworks Design co-founder Rhonda Barnet, "serial entrepreneur" Peggy Shaughnessy, and Amusé Coffee founder Lindsay Brock. (Photo: Samantha Moss / MossWorks Photography)

Fierce female founders speak at FastStart Peterborough’s E-Connect

A panel of four women entrepreneurs share life lessons and laughs at March 5 event at The Venue.

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