Arlene Fenrich

The need for a business-friendly council

The Summerland Chamber of Commerce is doing our part to contribute to the conversation around the coming Municipal election.

Chamber has questions for candidates

Twenty-three individuals indicated they are prepared to dedicate their next four years to public life.

Chamber, municipality renew agreement

The Summerland Chamber renewed its agreement with the District of Summerland to provide tourism and various economic development services.

Library adds to downtown revitalization

In recent months the Summerland Chamber has participated in discussions around the building of the new community library.

Chamber speaks for business community

Recently the Summerland Chamber of Commerce held its Annual General Meeting.

Chamber supports community growth

At its recent February meeting the chamber board discussed an issue that is of importance to all of us, the Urban Growth Strategy Report.

Summerland Chamber’s year in review

As 2013 winds down, I would like to take this opportunity to talk about some of the Summerland Chamber highlights of the past year.

Festival marks start of holiday season in Summerland

Living in Summerland we all know that our town centre is charming.

CHAMBER CORNER: Businesses as advocates important

Occasionally, at Chamber related functions, we will mention the word advocacy and watch everyone’s eyes glaze over.

Summerland tourism numbers rise

Here in the Thompson-Okanagan region many of our tourists are home grown coming from other areas of the province.

Summerland positioned to attract new growth

On May 9 Summerland businesses were well represented at the annual All Chambers Valley Wide Business after Business event.

Focus on Urban Growth Strategy

Summerland is not just a pretty face. It is underpinned by a thoughtful local government that engages with and listens to its citizens.

Chamber sets direction for 2013

On March 13, Summerland Chamber of Commerce members met for the Annual General Meeting.

Preparing for the 75th Awards Gala

Every year the Summerland Chamber of Commerce has the privilege of recognizing and honouring those who have made a difference.

Looking at business trends for 2013

Consumer trends aren’t like the seasons: they don’t play out exactly across calendar years.

Volunteers making a difference

Without the support of volunteers, an event like Light-Up simply could not happen.

Benefits from shopping locally

In our last article for the Summerland Review, we shared our excitement about the upcoming 25th Annual Festival of Lights with the readers.

Plenty planned for 25th Festival of Lights

Community event marks quarter century with exciting lineup.

Summerland is small-business friendly

Summerland Chamber of Commerce supports initiatives that help attract and keep small businesses.

Celebrating small business

Each year, the third week of October is designated Small Business Week across Canada.