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.
Barry and Fiona Whitney of Kawartha Auto Cleaning
Kawartha Mobile Cleaning is now Kawartha Auto Cleaning. Owners Fiona and Barry Whitney were located at the back of the Saturn dealership for the last 9 years, but they've now expanded and opened a new shop at 910 High Street, Unit 9, behind Ricarts and The Office Connection. Open Monday to Saturday they offer full service interior and exterior auto detailing including wax, polish, dusting, vacuuming, tires and rims, door jams, the works! They'll pick you up and they also have a shuttle service to Lansdowne Place. Call (705) 740-CARS (2277).
Terri Stewart buys The Cut and Curl Salon
The Cut and Curl Salon has a new owner. Terri Stewart has over 30 years experience is going back to her roots in the hair industry. She has redecorated the salon, has three stylists and is looking for another, and offers a full service hair salon. Open Tuesday through Saturday, the Cut and Curl Salon is located at 655 Parkhill Road, Unit 5, which is the plaza at the corner of Parkhill and Monaghan, below Windsor Dry Cleaners at the back of the Plaza. Call 743-4481 for more information, or to make an appointment.
Alona Poplawski is a musician, violin performer with the Peterborough Symphony Orchestra, and a violin and piano music teacher. Her new business is called Chemong Music Studio and is located on a beautiful setting at 841 Fife's Bay Marina Lane. Alona offers violin and piano in her studio, or in your home. She'll also perform on the violin at weddings and special occasions. Alona is European trained, and not just in music, she also makes fabulous European torts that she sells as well. There is full contact information online at www.chemongmusicstudio.com
Sean Cormican has over 18 years of experience in the aquarium industry specializing in saltwater fish, sharks, stingrays and reef ecosystems. His new company is called Einstein Aquatics and offers aquarium service and custom installation, educational seminars, consulting, food and other supplies for all aquariums. Sean has done consulting for zoos and public aquariums. Call (705) 749-6215 for more information.
Paget Denture Clinic opens
Congratulations to Paget Denture Clinic on the opening of their Apsley office. Partner Katherine Whitely will provide dental hygiene at the Apsley Health centre, 183 Burleigh Street in Apsley four days a week. Call (705) 656-2273 to make an appointment. It's the third location for Paget, the others are the Village Dental Centre in Lakefield and Rubidge Street in Peterborough.
East Kawartha Chamber Awards of Excellence Winners
And congratulations to all the finalists and winners in the annual East Kawartha Chamber of Commerce Awards of Excellence. Full details are on their website at www.kawarthachamber.ca
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