Speaker Date Topic
12:00pm Mark Hutchings - Homes for Heroes and AGM Jan 24, 2022 12:00 PM
Kingston Veterans Village Project
Kingston Veterans Village Project

Mark is a past Hon Col of the PWOR Regiment in Kingston. He served 30 yrs in the Canadian Forces.

In 2016, he was awarded the Légion d'honneur by the Gov't of France in recognition of his leadership of the Hill 70 Project, which saw over $14million (Cdn) being raised across Canada in order to erect a Memorial in Northern France dedicated to the members of the Canadians Corps who fought (and won) the 10 day Battle of Hill 70 from 15 - 25 August 1917.

Mark is the President of Action Meals Corporation, which supplies emergency products for governments and the outdoor sports sector. His corporate experience encompasses work in both manufacturing and marketing. An ex-cadet of the Royal Military College of Canada, he served until his retirement as an officer with the Royal Canadian Dragoons, with assignments in Europe, The Middle East, and Africa. He is a past Chairman of the Guild of the Royal Canadian Dragoons, a past Honorary Colonel of the Princess of Wales Own Regiment, the current Chairman of the Hill 70 Memorial Project as well as The Homes For Heroes Kingston Veterans Village Project.  

Note: Due to Covid restrictions this will be a Zoom meeting. You can access it here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85128239074?pwd=bGtMVTZPeWpjSHF4Nks4NFZHTG9rQT09

12:00 Zoom Meeting Feb 07, 2022 12:00 PM
12:00 Zoom Meeting Feb 14, 2022 12:00 PM
12:00 Zoom Meeting with Stu Harrison Feb 28, 2022 12:00 PM
What's new at the Chamber of Commerce
What's new at the Chamber of Commerce

Join us on our Zoom meeting as we learn what's new at the Chamber of Commerce with CEO Stu Harrison.

Stu has an impressive portfolio of accomplishments including:

19 years as President and CEO of the new Peterborough and the Kawarthas Chamber of Commerce, which recently saw the merger of the Peterborough Chamber and the Kawartha Chamber on January 1st of this year

13 years as small business owner.

10 years in media management promotion and marketing

10 Years in radio

As a former Rotarian - Rotary Paul Harris Fellowship recipient. Rotarian of the Year – 2001. Rotary Special Recognition Award for the Greenway Trail.

Author and broadcaster of The Business Beat, airing weekly on Global Peterborough and appearing in the Peterborough Examiner and PtboCanada

Easter Seals Telethon Host, committee member, and recipient of the Provincial Society’s 2003 “Spirit of Giving” award, and the 2021 Easter Seals Canada – Volunteer of the Year for Ontario.

Peterborough Pathway of Fame - 2014 Inductee

Other accomplishments include:
·2013 Burnie Gillespie Memorial Award from the Ontario Chamber of Commerce - For demonstrating excellence in Chamber Management and outstanding commitment to the community through volunteer service.
·2012 recipient of the The James Carnegie Award from the Chamber Executives of Ontario - Recognizing leadership and mentorship in the Chamber profession.
·2009 Canadian Chamber Executive of the Year

We look forward to hearing all about Stoo's News!

Note: this will be a club Zoom meeting. You can join using the following link: