Chamber News Releases

Penticton Chamber 435 Green Avenue West Property Development

Penticton, BC, July 23, 2021 – The Chamber’s board of directors were surprised and dismayed by the recent decision made by the City of Penticton to not hold a public hearing for the proposed changes to the 435 Green Avenue West property development.  Full News Release Here

Nominees for the 34th Annual Business Excellence Awards

Penticton, BC – Nominees for the 34th Annual Business Excellence Awards were released today by the Penticton & Wine Country Chamber of Commerce and Total Restoration Services – July 9, 2021.   Meet your 2021 Nominees

Penticton Chamber hosts Virtual Town Hall with Erin O’Toole , Leader of the Official OppositionApril 1, 2021

The Penticton & Wine Country Chamber of Commerce hosted a Virtual Town Hall: with the Honourable Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Official Opposition. Securing our Future: Getting Canadians Back to Work!  Watch the Virtual Town Hall

Penticton Chamber Announces 2021 Board of Directors March 25, 2021

Penticton, British Columbia, March 25, 2021 – The Penticton & Wine Country Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the newly elected Board of Directors for 2021-2022.

The 2021 AGM was held on March 24th virtually via Zoom. With 7 directors returning for the second year of a two-year term, an online election took place to fill the other 7 vacancies on the board.  Read the Full News Release Here

Penticton Chamber Announces Board of Directors NomineesFeb 26, 2021

The Penticton & Wine Country Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the nominees for the Board of Directors for the 2021-2022 terms.  Members of the Penticton Chamber are invited to attend our virtual Nominees Fireside Meet & Greet Thursday, March 11 at 5:30pm.  This is a great opportunity to learn more about the nominees.  Read the Full News Release Here

Penticton Chamber Letter to the Minister of Municipal Affairs: Supportive Housing  Feb 5, 2021

The Board of Directors of the Penticton & Wine Country Chamber of Commerce fully supports Penticton City Council’s call for a complete and independent audit of the existing Compass House, Burdock House, and Fairhaven supportive housing projects to determine if sufficient actions have been taken to support those in need of housing and what the impact of the housing projects have been on the community.  Read the Full News Release Here

Penticton Chamber Nominations Now Open for Chamber Board of DirectorsFeb 2, 2021

Penticton, BC – The Penticton Chamber nominations committee is seeking nominations from members to let their name stand for election to the Board of Directors for 2021/2022 positions for a two-year term.  All positions are confirmed annually by the membership present at the Annual General Meeting.  Chamber members in good standing (annual dues and other purchases are paid) are eligible to submit their name or the name of a current employee who would represent their membership.  Read the Full News Release Here

Okanagan Chambers of Commerce – Okanagan We Got This Loves LocalNov 30, 2020

OKANAGAN – Okanagan Chambers of Commerce are making sure some lucky residents can relax and explore the region when travelled is encouraged.  Through the Okanagan We Got This coalition, Chambers of Commerce from Enderby to Osoyoos hosted the Experience Okanagan contest and hundreds of entries were received from across the valley. Read the Full News Release Here

Okanagan Chamber of Commerce Celebrate Small Business WeekOct 19, 2020

Chambers of Commerce throughout the Okanagan have joined forces in celebrating Small Business Week in Canada with a host of events, webinars, messages, and support for small business October 19-23, 2020. Read the Full News Release Here

Penticton Chamber & Total Restoration Services Announces 2020 Business Excellence Awards Winners Oct 5, 2020

Penticton, BC – The Penticton & Wine Country Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the winners of the 33rd Annual Business Excellence Awards.  Winners in each of our 10 categories have demonstrated success, innovation and passion in their respective fields.

“We had an impressive slate of nominees this year,” said Nicole Clark, President of the Penticton and Wine Country Chamber of Commerce. “I know the selection committee had a difficult time narrowing down the finalists and then selecting the winner in each category. My congratulations to all the nominees, finalists and winners.”  Read the Full News Release Here

Penticton Chamber & Total Restoration Services Announces 2020 Business Excellence Awards Finalists Sept 15, 2020

Penticton: The Penticton Chamber of Commerce and Total Restoration Services announced their finalists this morning for the 33rd Annual Business Excellence Awards at a special event hosted by Total Restoration Services and virtually via Facebook live.  Read the Full News Release Here

Penticton Chamber & Total Restoration Services Announces 33rd Annual Business Excellence Awards Nominees Sept 1, 2020

“We want to thank everyone for their participation in the nomination process.  This year has been challenging for everyone. It is truly inspiring to see how each of the nominees contributes to the overall well-being of the community,” said Nicole Clark, Penticton & Wine Country Chamber President. “The selection committee has its work cut out for it!”

“Now, more than ever, it is important that we continue to celebrate and support our business community as they pivot and adapt to our changing world.”   said Tracy Van Raes, Manager of Marketing and Community Relations at Total Restoration Services.  “On behalf of all of us at Total Restoration, we congratulate the nominees on being recognized.”  Read the Full News Release Here

Penticton Chamber Supports Ideas Around Legalizing Alcohol in some public places & closing down main street May 21, 2020

“We love the idea that people can support their favourite restaurant with a takeout order, pick up their favourite craft beer and enjoy it outside,” said Nicole Clark, President of the Penticton and Wine Country Chamber of Commerce. “What a great way to help keep these businesses open”.  Read the Full News Release Here

Penticton Chamber Shares Results of Local Business Community Survey May 8, 2020

“We really wanted to take the pulse of the affects of Coivd-19 on local businesses, whether government programs were helping and what they need to know in order to move forward as the economy reopens,” said Nicole Clark, President of the Penticton and Wine Country Chamber of Commerce. “The survey was sent beyond our membership to include the larger business community.”  Read the Full News Release Here

Penticton Chamber Applauds Provincial Restart Plan May 7, 2020

“We know the path to recovery will take longer for some sectors than others and we are her to support everyone as we move forward,” said Nicole Clark, President of the Penticton and Wine Country Chamber of Commerce. “There is no doubt that Wednesday’s news is what small- and medium-sized businesses have been waiting for.”  Read the Full News Release Here

Penticton Chamber ValleyWide Chamber Alliance April 8, 2020

“It is exciting to come together and share ideas about how we can all work together”, said Clark.

Read the Full News Release Here

Penticton Chamber Supports Economic Recovery Task Force April 8, 2020

“It is great to see our business leaders come together to work on a path to recovery for Penticton generally and our business community specifically.” Read the Full News Release Here 

 

 


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