South Okanagan Chamber of Commerce hands out awards

The South Okanagan Chamber of Commerce handed out their annual business awards earlier this month.

The South Okanagan Chamber of Commerce handed out their annual business awards earlier this month.

The Entrepreneur of the Year award went to Greg Wheeler of Remedies Rx/Oliver Pharmacy.

Wheeler is the owner of the independent pharmacy, joining the staff of Skaha Pharmacy in 2000 before becoming an owner in 2004.

Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service and Crematorium was given the Small Business Award. Vintage Hospitality Management accepted the Large Business Award and the Best Workplace Environment Award was given to Osoyoos Credit Union.

Part of the evening was dedicated to in-house chamber business with their annual general meeting.

Taking over as president is Brian Highley from Ok Sun Magazine. Sitting on the executive as directors are Sara Amos/Amos Realty, Don Brogan/Walnut Beach Resort, Linda Buhler/Colour Me Healthy, Cheryle King/CLR & Associates, Tracy Lydiatt/Great Bear Paleo Bites, Eileen McGinn/senior marketing executive, John Powell/Okanagan Falls economic development co-ordinator for the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen and Grant Storzuk/Osoyoos Physiotherapy Clinic.