Nostimo by the Original Greek opens their dinning rooms and Starter Company Plus by Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development announces the recipients of their micro grants.
George Anagnostou and Shannon Leclair opened Nostimo by the Original Greek two and a half years ago for catering and take out. Located at 184 Marina Blvd in the Northcrest Plaza the business partners recently added two dining rooms and a new menu. Shannon is a Red Seal Chef has designed a Greek -Mediterranean Style menu, and George, a certified Sommelier handles the wine parings. They are open for business and taking reservations for the holiday season. Just call 705-991-3747 for reservations for either lunch or dinner, including group and business functions or visit nostimobytheoriginalgreek.com
Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development recently announced the latest recipients of the Starter Company Plus micro grants of up to $5,000 each. Designed to further support sustainable business growth, 12 local businesses completed the five-week full-day business training course offered by the Peterborough & the Kawarthas Business Advisory Centre, and the grants were award to eight of them based on the strength of their business plan, cashflow forecast, and business pitch. The grants went to Iola Taylor – Cold Duck Creamery, a gourmet cold treat that is creamier and more luxurious tasting than regular ice cream, Joe and Liz Crowley – Crowley Acres, hub for dog lovers for boarding, daycare, an off-leash dog park, training, and breeding, Sara Scheuermann – Steaped Slow Ceramics, offering a unique approach to handmade pottery, Katie Jackson – Wanderlight Luxury Farm Stay, a private, off grid geodesic dome in Douro-Dummer Township, Jordan Lyall – Jordan Lyall Photography, specializing in a fun, relaxed, and child-centred experience, Cody Lewis – Cody Lewis Carpentry, renovations, restorations and new builds, Meg Kynock – muttmixx, all natural, healthy, healing, vegan, gluten free dog treat, and Mackenzie Caldwell – Grace & Glow Beauty Studio, with a focus on personalized beauty treatments and comprehensive education for aspiring beauty professionals.
Since its launch in 2017, the Starter Company Plus program through the Business Advisory Centre has assisted over 230 entrepreneurs in Peterborough & the Kawarthas. These small businesses have created over 220 jobs for the local economy.
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