A new golf simulator opens in Peterborough, Kawartha Golf and Country Club has a new Head Professional who has a lot of work ahead of them, the annual Premier's Award recognizes six Fleming grads, and the Chamber launches another local shopping campaign.
Dylan Purves recently opened a new business called Proswing Golf Simulators. Located at 401 McDonnel Street in Peterborough, Dylan describes it as a state-of-the-art facility boasting Trackman technology, giving you the opportunity to virtually play several world renowned golf courses including Pebble Beach and Augusta. You can book an hour to come in to improve your game, pull together a foursome and play a round, or host a birthday party or event. For details visit proswing.ca
Lots of changes coming to Kawartha Golf and Country Club. Blake Ulrich was recently named as the new Head Professional. Blake was born and raised in Peterborough and was a junior member at Kawartha for 10 years. He replaces Mark Ahrens. Meanwhile the Clubhouse will be torn down this winter, to be replaced with a new 6,000 square foot clubhouse, opening in Spring 2025. The new building will feature an expanded outdoor terrace, change facilities and lockers, a lounge, dining room, kitchen, a meeting room and administrative offices. Kawarthagolf.ca
The annual Premier’s Awards recognize exceptionally talented Colleges Grads, and this year there are six Fleming College nominees, including Dylan Trepanier in Business, Heather George in Community Services, Rochelle Byrne, in Creative Arts and Design, Vanessa Raaymakers for Health Sciences, Naman Khandelwal, a recent graduate in Global Business Management, and Evan Hall, in Technology.
As you go about your Holiday Shopping this year, remember to check out all of the wonderful local shops and services here in the Kawarthas. The Peterborough and the Kawarthas Chamber of Commerce has its annual Hometown Holiday directory, with gift ideas, and a new deal every day in their online advent calendar. Pkchamber.ca. Downtown Peterborough has theBoro.ca, and the many towns and villages in the Kawarthas have wonderful locally-owned shops to explore. Remember, you can keep your town in business, by keeping your business in town.
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