Roger Huber

New members added to chamber

The Summerland Chamber of Commerce has welcomed new Summerland businesses as members.

The Chamber welcomes Pro-Eco Energy as a new member.

Roger Huber who is also the owner of Swiss Solar Tech, started Pro-Eco Energy with a partner.

The company made the provincial news in April with the installation of a large solar tracker at a home in Penticton.

The Chamber’s newest member, My Chocolate Crush, is quickly creating a sweet spotlight for themselves.

Owner and chocolatier Lesley Vaisanen is working on a new Okanagan fruit range of chocolates, and is also connecting with Summerland wineries to create unique wine and chocolate pairing experiences.

Look for details of an open house at My Chocolate Crush later this month.


The final touches are being added to the renovations at Summerland Credit Union.

Watch for details of their grand re-opening celebrations.

On the move

Beauty and the Brit has moved.

Owner Dianne Owens is welcoming clients at her new location at 13215 Victoria Road, in Dr. Ken Zagrodney’s building.


Summerland Heritage Cider Company is building a new tasting room, which they hope to open later this summer.

Under new


Local Lounge and Grille has sold the other side of their business – the Local Liquor Store.

Co-owner Cameron Bond said they have exciting plans for the restaurant that are commanding their full attention.

The owners of the Summerland’s Perch Liquor Store have made the purchase, with plans to have their second location open sometime in June.

Wine awards

Six Summerland wineries recently took home awards at the All Canadian Wine Championships.

Eighth Generation, Dirty Laundry Vineyard, Silkscarf Winery, Sonoran Estates Winery, Sumac Ridge Estates Winery and Thornhaven Estates Winery all took home medals at the awards.

New certification

Valley Wide Home Improvements Ltd has added another line to their list of certifications, having achieved the Master Elite Roofing Contractor certification from GAF.

Sophia Jackson is the membership services and events coordinator with the Summerland Chamber of Commerce.



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