Blog Category: General

Ennismore Homestead Theatre Music & Memories

Ennismore Homestead Theatre is proud to announce that tickets for its 10th Anniversary Celebration, “Music & Memories” will be on sale through Market Hall starting Thursday, July 25th at 11:00 a.m.

Tickets can be purchased by calling the box office at 705.749.1146, visiting in person at 140 Charlotte St. or online at  (more…)

PARO Peer Lending Circles Information Sessions this June!

Community Futures Peterborough and PARO Centre are holding two information sessions this June on PARO Peer Lending Circles, which offer a women’s micro-loan program.

By joining or starting a Circle, you may be eligible for micro-financing through PARO Peer Lending Circle Program! There are grants/financial contributions/loans available from $500 to $5000.

PARO Peer Lending Circles increase women’s access to:

  • Business plan development and training
  • Networking, peer support, mentoring and encouragement
  • Opportunity to access/share business knowledge


  1. Tiny Greens (431 George St North, Peterborough) on Wednesday June 19th from 6:30-8 pm
  2. Lock Stop Cafe (1919 Lakehurst Rd., Buckhorn) on Thursday, June 20th from 2-3:30 pm

If interested in attending, reach out to Pat at Community Futures Peterborough by emailing or by calling 705-745-5434.

14 Ways to Attract the Best and the Brightest Employees


Everyone wants to attract the best and brightest employees. After all, your team directly affects your ability to provide excellent customer service and that is essential to business success these days.

If you’re a very small business, you might not be looking for the best and the brightest but the willing and capable. That’s good too.

But either way, you want to attract good, quality employees just like everyone else. In today’s job market, it’s a job hunter’s paradise and you’re likely hard-pressed to find the stars you want.