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New Peterborough Business Expo Promoting Women in Business

New Peterborough Business Expo Promoting Women in Business

Women’s Expo Peterborough is set to embrace the entrepreneurial spirit of women in the Peterborough area, to highlight their accomplishments and to provide a network for growth and support. The brainchild of Shari Pearce, Audrey McDonald and Linda Gratton, this unique trade show will showcase local small- and medium-businesswomen. “We felt there was something missing

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Women in the Trades

Many women nowadays are pursuing a career in the trades. Traditionally a “man’s world”, there are plenty of changes in the field and lots of businesses realize that women have the ability perform just as well as men can in the trades. Canadian Welding Skills is one such business which encourages women to enter into

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Gwyneth James Named Business Woman of the Year

This has been an exciting year for Gwyneth James so far. In March of 2016 she was named Chair of the United Way Campaign and on June 1 of this year she won Businesswoman of the Year. Congratulations Gwyneth! Our readers are already familiar with Gwyneth’s insightful and knowledgeable monthly column which she’s been writing

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Grill Power, and yes, Girl Power!

Move over men, women are taking over the grill! The grill has traditionally been the man’s domain, however, more and more women are experimenting with the BBQ. The Hearth, Patio and Barbeque Association’s 2015 Consumer Barbeque Study shows 48% of women say they regularly cook on an outdoor grill and 34% are the primary grillers

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Seinfeld in Peterborough: A Show about Life and Death

Jerry Seinfeld is one of the world’s most rich and successful comedians of all time. For 9 years his TV show “about nothing” dominated television with its self centred characters and focus on trivial matters blown out of proportion. The TV show changed society and North American culture. Reruns still get high ratings and people

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YWCA is Seeking Board Directors to Make a Difference

Peterborough, ON – March 17, 2014 — “We need women who will take a strong role in planning a sustainable future for the YWCA’s life-saving programs. We need women who want to get involved, and try new things, and who have about ten to twelve hours a month to contribute,” says Jennifer Cureton, President of

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Volunteers Needed for YWCA Tag Days

Peterborough, ON – March 2014. YWCA is seeking dynamic volunteers to assist with YWCA ‘Tag Days’ (a selection of shifts are available from Thursday, April 3 to Sunday, April 6, 2014). Tag Days are an easy and fun way for people of all ages to come together in support of life-changing YWCA programs for women

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