New Events at Member Business Mabel Lake Golf & Airpark

Golf Course
Men’s & Ladies Nights are back!

We have made a few modifications to our Tuesday Men’s Night and Thursday Ladies Night to make them safe, but still a whole lot of fun!

Call the Golf Shop at (250) 838-0881 ext. 1 for more information and to reserve your spot today!

Play Wednesday and SAVE!

Gather up four (or eight) golfing friends and head out to Mabel Lake to take advantage of our Foursome Wednesday special.

All foursomes get 25% off green fees, power carts, pull carts and rentals when checking in as a foursome. (Wednesdays only, all day).

2020 Mabel Lake Golf Rates
Restaurant & Lounge
We’re now open 7 days a week!

Enjoy our full menu from 12pm to 8pm every day except Wednesday. On Wednesdays we are now offering our famous pizza and beverages for dine-in or take-out from 12pm to 7pm.

Check out our website for our daily features.

Order Online Now
September Stay and Golf
Escape the city and spend a week in one of our condos this September for only $1,100 including unlimited golf for two!

Our 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condos give you all the space that you could ask for with a fully equipped kitchen, balcony or patio and BBQ. Visit our Website or email Laurie for more information.

Condo Availability
Introductory RV Offer
Experience Mabel Lake in your RV. Pull into a large full service RV spot and Play 9 holes on our superbly conditioned golf course.

This offer is designed for first timers to Mabel Lake, as a chance to experience everything it has to offer.

Book Online Now or call Ken at 250-309-0820.

Summer Dates Available!

Virtual Canada Day Update

With July just around the corner, make sure your coloring kit is sharpened up and ready to go, finish sewing your fabulous Canada Day costumes, and be sure to upload pictures of these and your adorable pet costumes to our Virtual Canada Day Facebook group!


With $500 in Enderbucks to be won, the prizes in each category are enough to help you win big, while keeping your distance this July 1st. Best of all, you can share your Canadian Spirit AND support your local economy!


Thanks to the City of Enderby for partnering with the Enderby & District Chamber of Commerce on our socially

distant Canada Day festivities, from 11 am – 4 pm, Wednesday July 1st.

What’s that- A Virtual Canada Day Pet Parade?!

If we’re offering prizes to you for dressing up in costumes, we’ve got to offer something for your family pets, too!

Announcing our Virtual Canada Day Pet Parade – dress up your beloved fur babies in Canada Day garb or historic costume, and win some great prizes of Enderbucks and pet treats from Tiny’s Bones & Scones, our local homemade pet treat crafter!

Let this utterly adorable gallery of pet costumes inspire you- and though doggies seem to be the most photogenic and cos-play oriented, the contest isn’t just limited to our canine friends!

Here’s how to enter:

  1. Create your pet’s safe, gorgeous costume.
  2. Take a photo or short video (30 seconds or less) of them in their outfit, doing whatever tricks might suit the costume (or just looking fabulous)
  3. Upload these to our Virtual Canada Day page or email to

If you aren’t comfortable with uploading your videos or photos, but don’t mind them being on the internet, then phone us at 250-838-6727 ext 3 and we can set up a time to take photos and upload for you!

Prize Winners will be announced on our Virtual Canada Day Facebook page July 1st!


Coloring Templates

For Virtual Canada Day, we have two Coloring Contests- one for kids 12 and under, and one for everybody else!

Note: While enterprising kids can enter the adult contest, and adults can color the kids’ ones, only adults who use the adult coloring pages will be entered into the draw for the prizes.

(Hey Kids- this means you can win either contest!)

Prizes include Enderbucks and local business gift packages!

Many sincere thanks to the Canadian Museum of Nature for its beautiful coloring images!

Here’s how to get your images to color:

  1. Download the images below for either contest by right-clicking the image (on a smartphone or tablet, touch and hold your stylus to the image until a menu appears.  Select ‘Save Image As…’ and save your image. Then print! If images are too small when printed, right-click or press-and-hold, then select ‘View Image’. When it has opened in a separate tab, then follow the right-click/press-and-click procedure again and select ‘Save Image As’. Printing is accessed from this menu or the File Menu at the top left of your window.
  2. If you would like to pick up physical copies, they will be available starting on Monday, June 22, 2020, at:
    1. the Enderby & District Chamber of Commerce Office at 702 Railway St (10 am -3 pm)
    2. Guardian Pharmacy (standard hours)
    3. Enderby Jewellers (standard hours)

You can also email and request the copies to be sent to you as .pdf files or make other arrangements.

You can submit your artwork via email (using a photo or scan) to  – or, you can post it directly to the Virtual Canada Day page at

If you would like to submit in person, you can drop off your artwork at the Enderby & District Chamber of Commerce between 10 am and 3 pm, Monday to Friday. We will post them in our window (you can pick them up afterward!) and share them online so everyone can see your work!

Kids’ Contest


Other Coloring Contest Images


Dixie Fried Hep Katz!

Tune in during the first hour of our virtual Canada Day for a back-to-back Canadian rockabilly performance from Dixie Fried Hep Katz! Featuring three incredibly talented young performers, this band is sure to start our celebration off with a strong, good ol’ fashioned rock and roll beat!

You can learn more about the band here:

Have a listen here:


Re-Opening Seminar 2.0

Our re-opening seminar(s) have been a huge success! Two meetings were added to the additional original one, and responses have been so high that the Enderby & District Chamber of Commerce is hosting a fourth meeting, taking place Monday, May 25 at 3:30 pm.

Contact us at to get your seat reserved- it would be advisable to reserve quickly, as space is limited! Any business in the Okanagan region (or indeed, BC) is able to attend; however, members of our local Chamber will have their questions answered in priority.

All attendees receive the industry-specific re-opening package (a big hit with attendees!) which includes:

  • pdfs for workfloor and employee lounge
  • mental health resources and checklists
  • employee health record spreadsheets
  • cleaning regimen spreadsheets
  • industry-specific data sheets, booklets and directives from Interior Health, WorkSafe BC, Industry Canada and mor

… all aggregated by the General Manager of the EDCC and delivered straight to your inbox after the event!


Have a question about specifics of implementation? A Concern? A friendly place to voice your experience with the current pandemic as it relates to your business? Be sure you reserve your seat today, to take part in this webinar. Interested in becoming an EDCC member (it’s not just for businesses in our backyard!) Contact us at 250-803-3824 to learn more about our satellite membership rates- unlock the value of what the Enderby & District Chamber of Commerce has to offer, including expanding your small business network into new parts of your region. 

A special thanks to #OkWeGotThis and #NOKTogether for helping this seminar reach the widest possible audience.



Help CO-OP Say Thanks!

The EDCC hopes all its member businesses and local citizens take part in the initiative developed by the Armstrong Regional Co-op before nominations close May 19. Spread the appreciation for those working hard to make your community a better place 🙂


Nominations open to thank someone through Co-op Helps
May 12, 2020
Co-op wants to help say thank you to somebody making your life a little easier or a little brighter. Tell
us about someone you know that has gone above and beyond to help their friends, neighbours
or community during the pandemic and they could receive a $100 Co-op Gift Card. This could be
anyone from a frontline worker to someone down the street delivering baking to their neighbours.
Co-op will be giving out up to 1,250 gift cards across Western Canada. Nominations will be accepted
Until Tuesday May 19th at
“Our community is stronger today because of the contributions people are making throughout this
pandemic,” said Jason Keis Marketing & Sales Manager of the Armstrong Regional Cooperative. “We
continue our efforts to serve our Co-op members and customers, while also supporting initiatives that
benefit our community.”
On behalf of local co-ops like ours, Federated Co-operatives Limited is making a $250,000 donation to
provincial food banks in Western Canada.
To nominate an individual or to learn more about Co-op’s community efforts during the pandemic, visit
About Armstrong Regional Cooperative
The Armstrong Regional Co-op is a retail co-operative that has proudly served the Okanagan and
Shuswap for more than 98 years. Operating 3 gas bars, 3 commercial cardlocks and delivering bulk
fuel throughout the Okanagan and Shuswap. Today, the Armstrong Co-op serves more than 21,0000
members. Since 2015, the Armstrong Regional Co-op has returned more than $19 million to its
members in cash back and equity, while contributing to many community organizations and initiatives.
For more information:
Jason Keis
Marketing & Sales Manager
Armstrong Regional Cooperative
Phone: 250.546.9438 Ext. 210

Contracting and Builders’ Webinars – Tomorrow!

If you have questions and concerns about the contracting or building market in this difficult time, be sure you visit the Independent Contractors and Builders Association and sign up for one of their webinars.


Registration is mandatory, however you can visit the link below to sign up for their webinars, which are located at the bottom right of the screen:

Shuswap Organics and Enderberry Farm

The Enderby & District Chamber of Commerce would like to extend a warm welcome to our newest Chamber member, Enderberry Farm and Shuswap Organics! Owen Madden and Emily Jubenvill have crafted an exquisite location in our local area, from which some of the choicest produce, berries, eggs, preserves and other delicious foodcrafts are produced.

One of their most delicious (and handy!) offerings is their Harvest Box, available from June to October. While you can still pick up the harvest box at Enderberry Farm, Salmon Arm and Revelstoke, you will soon be able to take advantage of their new Delivery Service, which will bring the bounty of the Shuswap to your door for 18 straight weeks.

Some of the amazing, GMO-Free, Organic produce available in a weekly Harvest Box. Click on the image to learn more about Shuswap Organics’ offerings,  call 250-351-9649 or email

Customers can also purchase vegetables direct, ready for table at the farm gate:

In addition, Owen and Emily produce some truly amazing preserves, some which harken back to heritage recipes from Owen’s native Ireland, and inspired by Emily’s Vosges heritage. Some, however, are truly original flavor sensations, like their radish relish and tomato jam (pictured below, with serving suggestion).


We had an opportunity to sit down (virtually) with Owen earlier this week, to tell us a bit more about his company, his farm, and his passion for sustainable, locally-based food and lifestyle options.

“We have farmed organically at Enderberry Farm in Enderby since the summer of 2016, serving the local communities of Enderby, Armstrong, Vernon and Salmon Arm. Our favorite way to connect with our people is through our Harvest Box Program.

“The Harvest Box CSA runs from June to October, and is a weekly box of certified organic vegetables and berries from our farm, delivered to you. We offer an Early Bird Sign Up discount for the 2020 Harvest Season- get 10% off if you sign up and pay by April 8th!”

[While you can usually meet Owen and Emily- and fellow farmers Brittany (an horticulturist and also an ISA certified arborist) and Gavin Wright- at the Organic Farmers’ Market in Salmon Arm, for now you can reach the Farmers’ Market online at their website.]

“We also created a line of exciting preserves under the Shuswap Organics brand. You can see them at our website: . You can also find [our preserves] at local retail stores like Nature’s Fare, Askew’s and DeMille’s. When local retail stores took our preserves, some of them asked if we would supply our organic produce to them, too!”

[You can now find Shuswap Organics and Enderberry Farms’ produce at these local retailers]

“Our inspiration for starting our business was the realization that, through healthy local food, we can begin to address the bigger challenges our society faces, such as Climate Change. Every time alocal purchases one of our heads of lettuce, instead of one from California or Mexico, the climate wins!

“My personal joy in my work comes from knowing how close to our consumers we are, and how the food we provided to them travelled such a short distance. I know it was grown in the healthiest soil, without the use of harmful GMOs, pesticides or herbicides. I know we are improving the soil here every day we farm, and that will be our legacy when we can farm no more.

Enderby is a green oasis at the top of a much more arid, drier valley. It’s a hidden gem- I grow ever more appreciative of the folks I discover here, the longer I live here. We have felt supported, but feel there is so much more potential for us to supply food to this community of ours.”

Take advantage of this wonderful potential, and order your family a locally-sourced, organic Harvest Box today… add some delicious preserves, and celebrate living (and eating) local, with Shuswap Organics and Enderberry Farms.

Clyde MacGregor,






Best Business Practices in Difficult Times

Latest Update March 30/2020

Please scroll through this page frequently, as existing links with updates to the latest information will be marked with ***UPDATED***


During this morning’s address (March 30/2020) to the country, Prime Minister Trudeau offered more important details on the Government of Canada’s Emergency Wage Subsidy that was first announced on Friday of last week.

The following eligibility parameters and details were announced:

  • Businesses that can show that their revenues have decreased at least 30% since the start of the pandemic will be eligible for the 75% wage subsidy.
  • The assessment of the 30% revenue drop will be done after the fact. If the drop was actually not this low, the company will have to repay.
  • The number of employees a company has will not determine eligibility.
  • The subsidy will apply to non-profit and charities, as well as companies that are both big and small (no cap).
  • The government will cover up to 75% of the first $58,700 that employees earn. That means up to approximately $847 a week. This will be backdated to March 15.
  • The subsidy will be a direct payment to the company so they can pay employees.

The Prime Minister indicated that there will be additional background documents and details coming tomorrow, including the estimated fiscal cost of the new program, from both the Minister of Finance and Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade.

In his remarks after announcing the new details of the Emergency Wage Subsidy, the Prime Minister also made very clear that any businesses that seek to take advantage of the new program, or game it, will face strict consequences – expect those details tomorrow as well. He also noted that should employers be able to cover the additional 25% of salaries not covered by the subsidy, they should pay their employees that difference.

Global will be covering tomorrow’s press conference with the Minister of Finance and the Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade and will be sure to provide further details on the Emergency Wage Subsidy as they become even clear.

Thanks to Holly Cowan in MLA Greg Kyllo’s office for this concise overview of current events.


As events continue to progress with the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses large and small are struggling with the reality of the human element of commerce. No matter how you conduct your business affairs- shopfront, online, remote or portable- business runs off of human interaction. It is therefore on the minds of Chamber members throughout the world how we respect the gravity of the global situation while still trying to survive financially.

No Chamber of Commerce will mandate or even make declarations attempting to guide- or enforce- a code of behaviour or practices for business. Having said that, the mission of the Enderby & District Chamber of Commerce is to provide helps, aids and resources for businesses. To that end and effect, we have gathered a page of links to currently updated, official government and international organizations with regulations, best practices, definitions and guidelines.

In order to respect all human life while conducting business, we recommend that business owners read over these guidelines and decide for themselves the best and most attainable mixture of work-at-home, social distancing, reduced hours, changes of service and good provision and other measures to suit their situation. Whether it’s taking out a few tables (and possibly running the risk of earning less in the short term) by offering to customers social distancing at a cafe or restaurant, or providing technology to allow workers to telecommute, or even reducing broad contacts with carefully instructed and protected delivery agents, well-considered action of some kind may be necessary for good business practice.

No matter what course of action a business takes, education is key. From taking time to go over PPE and sanitation best practices, to deciding on a business plan for your company, facts, policies, guidelines and information are key.


Useful Links and Leaflets

Being Prepared – Health Canada Best Practices for Communities and Business

***UPDATED*** Travel advisories for business travellers. Updated by the Government of Canada

WHO Guidelines for Business-  Preparing the Workplace for Protection

BC Centers for Disease Control Information

BC Economic Development Association Best Practices

BC Economic Development Association Tips for Workers and Employers

*** UPDATED***Information for Entrepreneurs and the Self-Employed from BDC

Emergency Management BC‘s Guides for Small Business, Tourism and Other Business Operations

Destination BC has provided a set of guidelines for best practices


PDFs from EMBC and other Governmental Organizations Regarding Business Strategies for Coping with COVID-19


Terms & History of the Outbreak Situation

Social Distancing




Remote Work

From– an interesting and properly-researched piece on the history of COVID-19 with suggestions on what can be done as it moves into new areas




The Enderby & District Chamber of Commerce is a part of the BC Chambers of Commerce Ass’n, who is working closely with Federal and Provincial agencies to create policy and measures to support and protect businesses during this event. Please feel free to contact us at with any changes, difficulties or input you may have for such agencies at this time, and we will forward it to the proper channels. Together, our voices can help create policy that protects businesses, workers and communities’ livelihoods during this time and beyond.