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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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Henkel family farm
Cuttle Cottage Lavender recently opened at the Henkel family farm. Owners Tracy and Arnie Henkel have done an extensive renovation of the barn to create a retail store carrying lavender bath and body products, jams jellies and herb mixtures, garden accents and planters. Cuttle Cottage Lavender is open Thursday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., located at 295 Vernonville Road in Alnwick/Haldimand township. The Henkel Family farm is the site of the Shelter valley Folk Festival.
Scott Dummitt opens a retail store
Scott J. Dummitt Presents has been serving the hobby community around the world for the past twelve years on the internet, but recently opened a retail shop in Bailieboro. Scott specializes in Military Action figures and plastic and metal toy soldiers, including his own "Pride of the Nation" figures, and William Britain Ltd., Dragon Models Limited, Del Prado, Corgi, Forces of Valor and much more. His one of a kind shop is located at 1754, Suite B, Carmel Line, Bailieboro, is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday through Monday. For more information call (705) 939-1028 or visit the web site at www.gijoecanada.com.
NRGZone in Gold's Gym
NRGZone! O2 Bar is a new oxygen bar located in Gold's Gym. Open Monday through Saturday, a good shot of oxygen can increase energy, relieve pain, increase mental clarity, provide faster recovery time, and slow the aging process! NRGZone! O2 Bar, where "It's OK to inhale", is located at 1154 Chemong Road in Gold's Gym. Call (705) 772-6078.
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