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PRHC Board of Directors names Dr. Peter McLaughlin as next CEO

National recruitment process identifies Dr. McLaughlin as the “clear choice” to lead the Health Centre into the next phase of a successful future Following extensive stakeholder consultation and a national recruitment process, PRHC’s own Dr. Peter McLaughlin has been selected as the next President & CEO for Peterborough Regional Health Centre. Dr. McLaughlin brings with him a vast wealth of knowledge, experience and personal and professional investment into both the Health Centre and the Peterborough community he calls home. “Dr. McLaughlin embodies the qualities identified by our stakeholders as being of…

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Need a City Bus? Buy one!

Looking for a Bus? The City of Peterborough is selling a few buses that have been scheduled for replacement. As of this post, the current bid required starts at $2,200.00. More details below and on the GovDeals web site located at: https://www.govdeals.ca/index.cfm?fa=Main.Item&itemid=40&acctid=5511  1990 MCI Classic Bus Removed from service – April 1st, 2016 Current condition – Starts & runs Reason for being auctioned – Scheduled for replacement Maintenance Schedule – every 5,000KM – as required – with full annual safety Fuel – Diesel Transmission – Automatic Cracked glass – None…

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Events News 

Canadian Family Teacher Awards Reveals Sylvie Copland of Peterborough’s St. Catherine Catholic Elementary School as a Top Finalist

Canadian Family Teacher Awards Reveals Sylvie Copland of Peterborough’s St. Catherine Catholic Elementary School as a Top Finalist Vote Now at CanadianFamily.ca/TeacherAwards #CFTeacherAwards May 17, 2016 (TORONTO) — Canadian Family is pleased to announce that Peterborough, Ontario’sSylvie Copland of St. Catherine Catholic Elementary School has been nominated for a 2016 Canadian Family Teacher Award. Starting today, 12 educators – shortlisted for their accomplishments in education – will participate in an online vote to determine the top three winning teachers in Canada. The three winners will each be awarded $2,500 for programming and supplies, courtesy of…

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Events News 

Peterborough Musicfest 2016

Every year a town anxiously awaits an event that will showcase it’s uniqueness and sense of community. For two months in the heart of summer, Peterborough Musicfest galvanizes a city and greatly impacts an economy with 19 free concerts.  Popular bands such as Carly Rae Jepsen, Tegan and Sara, Walk Off the Earth, Emerson Drive, and Randy Bachman, and Chad Brownlee have graced the Fred Anderson Stage at Del Crary Park. In 2015, Peterborough Musicfest was recognized as a Top 100 Festival and Event in Ontario. On the shores of picturesque Little Lake, Peterborough…

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General News 

Fleming College launches program for non-profit organizations

Fleming College is launching a new customized training program for individuals who work within the non-profit sector. Developed in partnership with the United Way of Peterborough & District and recognizing the need in the sector, the Business of Philanthropy in the Non-Profit Sector is a customized program delivered by a panel of non-profit sector and fundraising professionals that will be delivered over five months in five full-day modules (one per month). The program has been specifically designed to enhance the skillsets of those involved in fundraising activities in non-profit agencies…

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Peterborough Public Library Moves to Temporary Location at Peterborough Square

The Peterborough Public Library is about to undergo a major renovation to the Main Branch on Aylmer Street. The library will close to the public on Saturday April 30, 2016 at 5:00p.m. The Main Branch will not be accessible to the public during the closure. The Library anticipates the temporary location will open its doors on the lower level of Peterborough Square on May 19, 2016. During the two weeks that the library is closed, the DelaFosse branch, at 729 Park Street South, will have extended hours: Monday-Thursday 10:00am-8:00pm, Friday-Saturday 10:00am-5:00pm and closed Sunday. Library…

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