Valley businesses get together

This year’s Valley Wide Business After Hours is happening from 5 to 7:30 p.m., on Thursday, May 12 at Gatzke Farm Market located on Highway 97 North in the Oyama area of Lake Country.

This year’s Valley Wide Business After Hours is happening from 5 to 7:30 p.m., on Thursday, May 12 at Gatzke Farm Market located on Highway 97 North in the Oyama area of Lake Country.

With the theme of “Fresh from the Farm” it should prove a taster’s paradise. Tickets to enjoy the event can be had by calling Lisa at the chamber at 250-492-4103 or via email at admin@penticton.org. Ticket purchase deadline is 11 a.m. Monday so don’t miss out.

Don’t forget the Penticton and Wine Country Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Seminar on “Assertion: Managing the Emotional Conversation” happening on May 13 from 8:45 to 11:30 a.m. The seminar is facilitated by Kerry Palmer of South Okanagan Mediation Services. Registration is $45+HST for chamber members. Future chamber members are welcome for $65+HST. Call Lisa at 250-492-4103 or email admin@penticton.org to register.

Hear from Alan Fetterly of the Okanagan Barter Network speak about his new and exciting business at the Okanagan Network for the Environment’s “Penticton Green Drinks” event on Sunday. The event takes place from 2 to 4 p.m. in the WheatGrass Café at Wholefoods Market on Main Street. For more information visit www.greendrinks.org.

New members

n Riverside Fitness and Health located in the new Riverside Plaza is an immaculate state-of-the-art fitness centre, dedicated to inspiring people to lead fun and passionate lives with exercise, nutrition and education. View their website for more information at www.riversidefitnessandhealth.com or have a visit of the new space.

n Visitors’ Choice – Penticton, Oliver and Osoyoos is a local publication that provides detailed maps and information that will assist in making any visitors stay in Penticton, Oliver or Osoyoos a memorable experience. Call Meghan Moshansky at 250-868-8249 (Kelowna) or reach her by email at info@okanaganvisitor.ca.

n New Beginnings Church located at 101-96 Edmonton Ave., Penticton has a new daycare ministry. Contact Kirby Friesen at 250-770-1675 or by email at contact@newbeginningschurch.ca.

n Penticton Early Childhood Education Society (PEACHES Daycare) is a licensed childcare facility for children from birth to kindergarten. It’s located at 104, 550 Carmi Ave. and they can be reached at 250-493-7299.

n Ten Thousand Villages provides vital, fair income to Third World people by marketing their handicrafts and telling their stories in North America. The store is located at 101, 25 Front St. and you can reach them at 250-493-3161 or by email at penticton@villages.ca.

n Family owned and operated office supplier since 1949, Mills Basics offers free next day delivery on a wide variety of office products including paper, toner, stationery and furniture. Contact them at 250-770-8854 and check out their website at www.mills.ca.

n Located at 272 Westminster Ave. W. in Penticton is Konanz Chiropractic. Adam Konanz has been a chiropractor in Penticton for 15 years and treats all types of patients from serious athletes to seniors wanting to improve their health. Contact Adam at 250-493-8929.

n Casa del Sol, located at 508 Braid St., is Penticton’s first licensed vacation rental. Located in the heart of Penticton, this cozy two-bedroom cottage is fully equipped, beautifully decorated and meticulously maintained. View their website at www.flatroofandphotography.ca or contact Dave or Allison at 250-492-2028.

 

 

 

Erin Hanson is the general manager of the Penticton and Wine Country Chamber of Commerce.