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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The Business Beat
by Stuart Harrison
Welcome to The Business Beat.
That Special Touch offers Christmas lights installation
There is a great new service available for all of you folks who insist on waiting for the coldest day of the year to install your Christmas lights... Kim MacDonald of That Special Touch offers design, installation and removal of holiday décor and lights for both residential and commercial. Kim is an event planner and can really make your home or business stand out this Christmas with both lighting and holiday décor, both interior and exterior. She can use your lights or provide them. For details call (705) 740-2124 or online at www.thatspecialtouchweddings.com
The Gutter Doctor
Here's another seasonal service - Joe Lachmann is The Gutter Doctor. Joe does home and property maintenance including eavestrough cleaning, cutting lawns, raking leaves, and plowing snow. Joe will cover Peterborough County, so call The Gutter Doctor at (705) 536-2688.
Mortgage Intelligence opens in Millbrook
Mortgage Agent Jennifer Hutcheon has opened her office, Mortgage Intelligence, at 3 Main Street in Warkworth. Mortgage Intelligence has access to over 50 financial institutions and a wide variety of mortgage products. As an Accredited Mortgage Professional Jennifer can ensure the right combination of mortgage features, options and rate. The Grand opening is this Wednesday (November 26) at 11 a.m. at 3 Main Street, Warkworth beside Sutton Group Northumberland Realty. For more information please contact Jennifer at 705-924-9754 or visit her website: www.mortgageintelligence.ca/jenniferhutcheon or email
Essentials Plus Spa will come to your home
Essentials Plus Spa Services is a new business recently started by Sarah Schneider. Sarah is a licensed esthetician, and is offering her spa services either in her spa studio or in your own home. Sarah offers manicures & pedicures, reflexology, Swedish massage, facials, tinting, waxing, and polishing. Sarah has a great website where you can get all the details, prices, and guys... gift cards (nudge, wink) -
www.essentialsplusspa.com or call (705) 743-7134
Lazer Graphics achieves FSC Certification
Congratulations to Lazer Graphics on achieving their Forest Stewardship Council Certification. FSC is a guarantor of responsible forest management involving the tracking of the content of paper. For more information visit www.lazergraphics.com
Club Laurus meets Thursday
And Club Laurus, a Peterborough Chamber of Commerce club for Chamber members under 40 years of age, meets this Thursday (November 27) at the Junction from 5 - 7 p.m. The guest speaker this month is Tom Phillips of the Innovation Cluster. If you are under 40, or employ someone who is, just visit the Chamber website for more information at www.peterboroughchamber.ca
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