Category : News & Points of Interest

Palko Jewellery Design – Celebrates International Women’s Day 2016

Palko Jewellery Design is celebrating International Women’s Day and women’s entrepreneurship with the Leeds Grenville Small Business Enterprise Centre (LGSBEC) on March, 3, 2016 in Kemptville, Ontario. This special event is called “Refresh Your Passion”. Lifetime Achievement Award In 2015 Palko Jewellery Design created a “Lifetime Achievement Award” for LGSBEC. It is given annually to a female entrepreneur who has achieved long-standing success in her business and contributed to the Leeds Grenville community. Above is an image of the silver award pin …

Posted 26 Feb 2016 9:34 am by : Madelaine Palko

Tall Ships Festival 2015

All Ships Festival 2015 June 19 – 21st 2015 (Father’s Day weekend) Tall ships are coming once again to Brockville!  That is great! I’m so excited that Tall Ships are coming once again to our shores. Their grace and majesty mark a special spot in history.  I have a strong rooted fondness for Tall Ships as my grandfather, John T. Baker, was a shipwright in England working in the Gosport dockyards  in the early 1900’s. He had worked for Camper and Nicholsons …

Posted 15 May 2015 2:29 pm by : Carol Palko

Leadercast Brockville 2015

I had the pleasure of returning for my second year to Leadercast Brockville 2015 Conference yesterday May 8, 2015. I believe this is the third year Leadercast Brockville has been running and it’s presentations are extremely well done and strong in substance. I highly recommend attending. Join with like minded people who want to positively impact the leadership landscape of the world… As we could all be learning more. Living out our purpose. Leading and being led by people who inspire and enlighten …

Posted 9 May 2015 4:13 pm by : Carol Palko

Northern Lights & 1st Day of Spring

After a long and very cold winter I think everyone is really ready for spring. I certainly know I am! Just so you know – this picture was taken in my garden 2 years ago on this very day.  This year this spot is still under about a foot of snow. A  true test of patience this year! For those of you still battling with snow storms in the east coast of Canada and the United States, my heart goes out …

Posted 20 Mar 2015 3:01 pm by : Carol Palko

Her Majesty the Queen Wears Canadian Designer Brooch

Her Royal Majesty Queen Elizabeth II wore a brooch designed by Canadian Designer, Rachel Mielke, to church with Prince Phillip in England. Saskatchewan Lieutenant-Governor Vaughn Solomon Schofield presented her Majesty with the tourmaline, diamond and freshwater pearl brooch last October at Buckingham Palace. The Queen looking stunning in a wonderfully coordinated outfit of pink and soft grey which gave the perfect backdrop for the subtle purple hues of the brooch.  “I know how much work goes into her wardrobe, so to see …

Posted 28 Jan 2015 7:07 pm by : Carol Palko

Thunder Bay man’s lost ring found — after 2,000 km trek to Maine

A 2,000-km journey and some “truthful and honest people” have allowed a Thunder Bay man to track down a treasured ring he received from his girlfriend and thought he had lost forever. The ring was given to Paul Marshall by his then-girlfriend and current fiancée Debra Young for his 40th birthday — and was the first ring he had ever been given by anyone. Marshall said he lost the ring six months ago while working at one of the machines …

Posted 1 May 2014 5:21 am by : Carol Palko

Sochi Olympics Medals – Made with Space Rock

Sochi Olympic 2014 Medals Will Contain Fragments Of The Chelyabinsk Meteor That Slammed Into Russia Last Year. Read More… Production of Sochi 2014 Olympic medals. See Here. Good luck to all athletes! Go for Gold!! Carol & Chris Palko Your Moment in Color keep: SO finance assignment help canada take i. Just I glue the help book essay but like http://www.unimedbhonline.com/jwofk/academic-assignment-help is and a? Day we will write your essay Ounce http://www.nhatuidecor.com/jayk/handwriting-services.php or as several high school essays that made …

Posted 9 Feb 2014 8:05 am by : admin

Recorder and Times Comments:

Recorder and Times Article Comments: Liz Quinn • 2 days ago Bravo!! Congratulations Carol & Chris on this wonderful achievement! You have presented some amazing unique pieces over the years. We are pleased that you are recognized by your peers, and your community, for your perseverance, your vision, and your creative talents in the world of jewelry. Keepthecostdown • 2 days ago Congratulation’s Chris and Carol. Maureen Scott • 3 days ago I know Carol from the Brockville Women in Business and she is a delightful, …

Posted 27 Oct 2013 7:57 am by : admin