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, 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.

Investment and relocation guide launched

One of the key areas where the Summerland Chamber of Commerce is at work is in Business Retention, Expansion and Attraction.

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.

CHAMBER CORNER: Connected economy has advantages

It is sometimes easy to think that businesses in a small town may have more to learn from large corporations than the other way around.

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.

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.

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.

Make time for education

There are a variety of ways small business owners can focus on the future and keep moving forward.