Judy Lynn Heffernan served, for over sixteen years as the general manager of the Peterborough Community Futures Development Corporation. Community Futures provided access to capital, business consulting services and community economic development. Working with federal funding, Judy and others helped many organizations develop ideas and build upon initiatives. She helped small businesses and social enterprises maintain or create jobs and promote local prosperity. She gave solid advice to entrepreneurs, non-profit organizations and women seeking funding. She was active with the Chamber of Commerce, the Canadian Canoe Museum, The Women’s Business Network, and other organizations. She was married to Roy Heffernan, and they had two daughters and four grandchildren.
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