Monthly Archives: September 2016

Small Business Month

Small Business Month

October is Small Business Month, where we recognize and celebrate the benefit that small businesses bring to our region. In May, the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism and the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, launched Small Business Too Big To Ignore. This campaign highlights the important

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Dr. Terry’s Zoo

That famous Four Seasons song “See You in September” brings to memory one of my favorite felines – Mandy cat! Mandy, a Himalayan, appeared on a midnight emergency one September night with a history of having ingested a fish hook. An X-ray showed proof positive that our little patient had taken the bait. I successfully

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Cottage Country Connection Magazine Announces FREE Confidential Inbox Delivery & New Publication Schedule

In May of this year Cottage Country Connection switched its format and style from a Community Monthly Newspaper to a Cottage Country Lifestyle Magazine, now published 9 times each year. The Magazine is Distributed from Peterborough to Haliburton & from Fenelon Falls to Campbellford, with extended rural distribution for the Annual Agriculture Issue in Early

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Jo Anne’s 40th Anniversary Event A Huge Success!

To celebrate their 40th year in business, Jo Anne’s Place held two special events on Saturday the 24th of September. One was held at their Water Street location in Peterborough and the other at the Lindsay store. Both celebrations were a huge success with participants enjoying a delicious BBQ and other samples. There were door

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Healthy Food, Healthy Body, Healthy Life!

Regardless of diet, organic foods are a smart priority. Opting for organic foods is an effectual choice for personal and planetary health. Buying organically grown food—free of harmful chemicals, bursting with more nutrition, taste, and sustainable sustenance—is a direct vote for the immediate health and the hopeful future of generations to come. Organically grown foods

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Lakeshore Designs Grand Opening of New Location in Lakefield

Angela Jones of Lakeshore Designs is opening her new furniture and design store in Lakefield, on Saturday September 24th at 11 a m. The new store is located beside Paris Marine. We stopped in to congratulate Angela today and took some pictures of her new store. Not only has she created a visually stunning showroom

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Fall Fairs

September 21 – 25 2016 Lindsay Exhibition www.landsayex.com Lindsay Central Exhibition Fairgrounds, 354 Angeline St. South, Lindsay September 23-24 2016 Huntsville Fall Fair www.huntsvillefallfair.com 407 Muskoka Rd. 2 September 23-25 2016 Roseneath Fair www.roseneathfair.com Roseneath Fairgrounds, 9109 County Road 45, Roseneath September 29 – October 1 2016 Bobcaygeon Fall Fair www.bobcaygeonfair.com Bobcaygeon Fairgrounds, 47 Mansfield St., Bobcaygeon October

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MARK’S – A Brand That Strives For WOW!

In 1989, Grant Murray and Lucie Laplante arrived in Peterborough to take over the Mark’s Work Wearhouse store that had then just moved to Lansdowne St. W. They were continuing a family tradition; Grant’s parents Wallace and Marie were original partners of Mark, who expanded the chain of stores to Ontario. In 2012 the store

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