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    Monday, January 30, 2017
    by Mark Brett - Penticton Western News Penticton posted Jan 25, 2017 at 10:00 AM From just a small take-out window five years ago the Wild Scallion restaurant has grown to become a local dining favourite with its eclectic offerings. The idea was to provide healthy and delicious vegetarian food at an affordable price. As the popularity grew, the restaurant has now expanded to a 50-seat dining room ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article
    Monday, January 30, 2017
    This is the 13th in a series recognizing businesses that took home awards from the 29th business excellence awards held by the Penticton and Wine Country Chamber of Commerce. A Penticton business that encourages people to come out and play, which also has a reputation for giving back to the community, was the recipient of a Chamber of Commerce excellence award in October. Lake City Casinos ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article
    Monday, January 30, 2017
    A First Nations ironworks company was among the businesses that earned recognition from the Chamber of Commerce in October. Iron Indian Steelworks won the aboriginal community and business excellence award. "I was pretty surprised. I feel very excited actually," said Clint George, who owns the company with his dad. "To get this I felt very noticed and recognized." George said ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article
    Monday, January 30, 2017
    PENTICTON - Winecrush is proud to partner, with the Penticton & Wine Country Chamber of Commerce, a new event focused on new locally sourced menu items served at local restaurants from February 17 – 26, 2017. Restaurant weeks have become extremely popular in many tourist destinations because they attract new guests, and allow chefs to feature new ‘trial’ menu items. We ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, January 30, 2017
    It's a week to raise money for local charities and bring business to local restaurants during a typically slow time of year. Wine Crush Market is holding “Restaurant Week” from Feb. 17 to 26, involving 15 to 25 restaurants around the city. Each participating restaurant will have a set three course menu for around $30. "What it does, it allows the chefs and the restaurant to ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article
    Monday, January 30, 2017
    Penticton could see two Small Business BC Awards this year, with Winecrush and Henna Hut both making the top-five finals in their categories. The next round for each of the businesses is to go in front a panel of judges for a Dragon's Den-style pitch of their business, with the final awards to be named toward the end of February. "We have a plan, and I think our plan is pretty solid and ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article
    Monday, January 30, 2017
    The Penticton & Wine Country Chamber of Commerce (new window) were preparing to move their office to a new location, but with only four staff members who have the responsibility of serving 570 chamber members, they couldn’t afford to spend all their time preparing for the big move. They needed an extra staff member. Brandy Maslowski, the Executive Director, decided to turn to the Neil ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic
    Monday, January 09, 2017
    Penticton, British Columbia Prepare to hear a lot more about Penticton, British Columbia , in 2017. This town is playing host to the 2017 Western Canada Cup in late April through early May. Taking place at the South Okanagan Events Centre, the 13-game tournament pits the best junior “A” teams against each other for sweet, sweet glory. Be sure to look out for Penticton Vees, the local ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, January 06, 2017
    The Penticton and Wine Country Chamber of Commerce had plenty of reasons to celebrate in 2016. The group moved into a new building and held a well-attended business excellence awards. "Those would be our two huge highlights for the chamber," said executive director Brandy Maslowski. The chamber moved from the Penticton Wine Country Visitor Centre to a new location downtown on Ellis ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, December 13, 2016
    by Kristi Patton - Penticton Western News Penticton posted Dec 11, 2016 at 8:00 AM For 27 years people have been relying on ANJ Automotive’s calling card of putting customers first. “We treat every customer the way we want to be treated when we go into a store,” said Gail Cornett-Ching, co-owner. “We want to make sure our customers are happy at the end of the day and do ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article