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CHEX TV March 13


Peterborough Examiner March 13

PJ’s diner is opening this Wednesday (March 15) in the Brookdale Plaza on Chemong Road. PJ’s is already an established name in Peterborough with two other locations, on Sherbooke Street and Highway 7 East. Located in the former Starlight Dining location, owner Paul McDonald has completely gutted the space, finishing in the trademark black and white checkerboard style. PJ’s is a traditional 50's style diner, serving breakfast, lunch & dinner. Stop in or find them on Facebook


Inspirtainment is an award-winning graphic design, video and indie publishing company owned by Mary Giuffre and Paul Clark. They’ve just launched a new division called Great Drone Videos. Paul is UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) certified by Transport Canada, and both Paul and Mary bring extensive broadcast TV and advertising background to their new division. Check out or


Jennifer Endicott owner of Skyhands Peterborough is helping people learn American Sign Language, which is the third most studied language.  Canada just officially made ASL a recognized language.  Jennifer provides group classes, up to 20 students, or individual classes, providing a full-immersion opportunity for people who are eager to learn, or have family members who are deaf or mute.  Go to for details or search Jennifer B. Endicott on Facebook.


The Peterborough Chamber of Commerce is doing its annual trip to China. It’s an opportunity for you to see some of the leading cities in China, witness their centuries old customs and their rapidly growing economy, as well as attractions such as Tian An Men Square, The Forbidden City, The Great Wall and the Terra Cotta Warriors. It’s an 11 day trip, from October 11 – 21 for just $2,599. Merit Travel is hosting a one hour information night tomorrow night (Tuesday March 14) at 5.30 at the Chamber of Commerce on George Street. Contact Merit Travel Peterborough for details 705-743-1635.