Business Stories

Meet a Business: Stone Mills Massage Therapy

After nearly three years of serving a range of clients at its location in Tamworth, Carrie-Lee Jeffrey has moved her Stone Mills Massage Therapy practice to an expanded facility on her own property in Croydon.

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Meet a Business: Zeal Health and Fitness

Before they even met, fell in love, got married, started a family and opened their own health and fitness enterprise, Tricia and Jeff Cammaart were dedicated to the idea of helping people become healthier, more active, and focused on their own well-being.

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Meet a Business: La Créppa

When ambitious Montreal-based brothers Ted & George Sideris (along with Ted’s son Billy) were looking to expand into Eastern Ontario’s restaurant scene, they saw Napanee as an ideal location for their new, trendy eatery that focuses on quality, fresh fare – particularly breakfasts.

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Meet a Business: The Napanee Beer Company

What started out as a passionate new hobby has turned into an adventurous – some might say intoxicating – new business enterprise for Napanee’s Geordan Saunders.

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Meet a Business: TCO Argomart

There were a few moments of trepidation when Terry and Sandra O’Neill were in the midst of restructuring and re-branding their popular, well-respected and growing farm supply business. Would their loyal customers keep coming back, would they think the products and customer-focused, ‘go the extra mile’ service would go by the wayside?

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Meet a Business: Salmon River Studios

Accomplished artists and arts educators Ashley Doucette Pilles and Gabriel Deerman found the perfect property to open Salmon River Studios, which recently opened its doors in Tamworth.

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Meet a Business: Lakeview Tavern

Under the able stewardship of Tanya Meszaros since 2007, the Lakeview Tavern has become a hub of activity in Stone Mills Township.

Always a popular ‘watering hole’ for many generations, the Lakeview has been more of a meeting place and restaurant than ‘tavern’ these days, catering to families, couples and community groups.

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Meet a Business: Addison's Restaurant

From the age of 14, Melissa Evans dreamed of owning her own restaurant. Eight years ago, after many years of training and working her way through various jobs in the hospitality industry, her dream became a reality. She took over an existing restaurant in Northbrook, revamping it into a homespun family eatery now known as Addison’s.

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Meet a Business: Deadleaf Distinguished Gentlemen

It’s more than just a store. For owner Scott Sabramsky; it’s about promoting a lifestyle that embraces all that is good about being a man – in a way that is stylish, cool and authentic.

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Meet a Business: The Lodge Coffee House

When Lauren Gamble returned to her home and native land of Canada after working in Australia for a number of years, she brought back a wealth of wonderful friendships and life-affirming experiences – and a deep and abiding appreciation for the café culture that was embedded in everyday life for most Aussies.

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