About the Author
Stuart "Stu" Harrison writes a weekly column about business news (published on KawarthaNow.com on Fridays and in the Peterborough Examiner on Mondays) and hosts a business segment every Monday evening on CHEX-TV's Newswatch.
Stu has extensive marketing and advertising experience and was owner of Harrison Advertising for many years prior to joining the Chamber of Commerce in 2003. He is currently the General Manager of the Greater Peterborough Area Chamber of Commerce.
KawarthaNow is pleased to include Stu as a contributing columnist, and we appreciate his extensive knowledge of the local business community.
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by Stuart Harrison
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New fitness and nutrition service
John Robinson has started a new business in the Peterborough area that delivers fitness and nutrition advice, right to your door. John will come to your home and help you make the needed lifestyle changes. Services include one to one, family, group or corporate training, weight training and nutritional counselling. Check out his website at www.johnrobinsonpersonaltrainer.ca or call 705-761-2414.
New location for aquatic specialty store
Congratulations to Sean Cormican of Red Fish Blue Fish, the aquatic specialty store, on his move to the Brookdale Plaza. You'll find him in the walkway across from Bowlerama. Red Fish Blue Fish provides over 10,000 aquarium and reptile supplies, exotic fish, and aquarium rental and maintenance programs. Visit www.redblue.ca for all the details.
New instructors at driving school
Matt and Janet Rivers of Road Rules Driving School have recently added Heather and Kevin Covert to their team of instructors. They will be teaching an MTO-approved Beginner Driver Education course at the Best Western Inn starting this weekend (February 25, 26, and March 3, 4 from 10:00am-4:00pm daily). Please visit www.roadrulesdrivingschool.ca or call 705-874-9220.
Peterborough Speakers Series in March
The Greater Peterborough Health Services Foundation is presenting its second annual Peterborough Speakers Series on Wednesday, March 7 at The Market Hall. The evening features six thought-provoking speakers including author Ed Arnold, Laura Young on Concussions, Sofie Andreou on leveraging the power of the internet, Lee-Anne Quinn (a nurse-practitioner and highly decorated soldier), arts advocate Bea Quarrie, and Nic Cunnigham, therapist, coach and professional speaker. Details at www.gphsf.ca or call 705-740-8074.
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