Key business award finalists announced

Twenty-three West Kelowna businesses have been named finalists for the Westbank and District Chamber of Commerce 2013 Key Business Awards.

  • Sep. 17, 2013 2:00 p.m.

Twenty-three West Kelowna businesses have been named finalists for the Westbank and District Chamber of Commerce 2013 Key Business Awards.

The list of finalists, released Monday, includes:

– Accelerate Communications

– Accent Kurb Appeal

– Alexis Art Gallery

– Casa Loma Lakeshore Resort

– DeMarcos Lawn and Tree

– Edo Japan

– Fitzen Massage

– Freeride Boardshop

– Gabys Grill

– Inspired Eyes

– Kekuli Cafe

– Manchester Signs

– Northside Industries

– Paynters Fruit Market

– Postnet

– Senior to Senior Home Services

– Some Wear in Time Consignment Haven

– The Cove Lakeside Resort

– Valley West Dental

– West Kelowna Visitor Centre

– Westbank Museum

– Westside Foodbank

– Westside Irrigation.

“We received over 70 nominations from local businesses that cover 10 award categories,” said judging committee lead Marek Buryska.

“The response has been terrific and we are thrilled to have such a strong participation from Greater Westside businesses.”

There will be a reception held Thursday evening for finalists and sponsors just prior to the awards gala dinner, starting at 5 p.m. at Two Eagles Golf Course. The reception is sponsored by the Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan.

 

 

Just Posted

UPDATE: Kelowna man given 4 year sentence after creating pimp operation on dating site

In court the details of how Simon Rypiak lured 4 women into prostitution revealed

Recovering Kelowna addict rises above her past

Victimized by systems suppose to help, a woman tries to fix her life

Plugged in: Kelowna teen thriving with professional eSports U.S. team

Russel Van Dulken turned his love and skills of gaming into a career

Okanagan College names new fundraising director

Helen Jackman will join the college as executive director of the Okanagan College Foundation and director of advancement

Olympian Andi Naude retires from freestyle skiing

Penticton native skied in 62 World Cup single and dual moguls events in her career

VIDEO: Driver in bizarre hit-and-run at B.C. car dealership turns herself in

Police believe alcohol was a factor in incident causing estimated $15,000 in damages

‘B.C. cannot wait for action’: Top doctor urges province to decriminalize illicit drugs

Dr. Bonnie Henry says current approach in ‘war on drugs’ has criminalized and stigmatized drug users

B.C. woman, 76, challenges alcohol-screening laws after failing to give breath sample

Norma McLeod was unable to provide a sample because of her medical conditions

New report on 2017 wildfires calls for better coordination with B.C. First Nations

Tsilhqot’in National Government documents 2017 disaster and lists 33 calls to action

Okanagan experience for the Blue Man Group

The world tour of the Blue Man Group came to Penticton this week for two shows.

B.C. youth coach banned amid sexual harassment, bullying scandal: Water Polo Canada

Justin Mitchell can’t take part in Water Polo Canada events or clubs

Wilson-Raybould: Feds want to just ‘manage the problem’ of Indigenous Peoples

Former federal justice minister speaks at First Nations Justice Council meeting in B.C.

Okangan author shorlisted in B.C. historical writing competition

The BC Lieutenant-Governor’s Medal for Historical Writing will be awarded together with $2,500 to the author whose book makes the most significant contribution to the historical literature of British Columbia.

Most Read