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Scarecrows on the Street Results

**drumroll, please!**

 

It’s been a great campaign, with lots of hot competition between Scarecrows, votes galore, and plenty of good exercise for Enderby’s citizens!

Vote tabulation is complete, and we have a clear winner –

 

Priscilla is Queen! Not only of the Enderby & District Garden Club, but of the 2020 Scarecrows on the Street Enderby Competition!

 

Unlike in other votes this year, Priscilla of the Enderby & District Garden Club has taken the winning spot with a wide margin. Congratulations to the Garden Club, and we will be in touch for your promotional package!

However – we had a stunning upset in terms of other entries, which requires a second place prize:

Courtyard Gallery

Small Axe Roadhouse

Quilakwa RV Park

TIED for Second Place!

These lucky and creative businesses will be receiving a free e-blast (posts, shares, email newsletter feature) in 2020-21 for an event!

Many thanks to everyone who took a stroll through a golden (or majestically foggy) autumn day, voted on our local business Scarecrows, and helped out our community! Thanks to our local businesses who created such amazing autumn displays, and thanks to Armstrong-Spallumcheen Chamber of Commerce and Executive Director Patti Noonan for sharing this great event with Enderby.

 

Scarecrows on the Street Live Map

It’s time to start voting for your favorite Scarecrow display!

Grab some non-perishable food items for your ‘votes’ and take a walk, bike ride or scoot around Enderby using our interactive map below. Vote by placing food items in the totes that accompany the displays – you can vote with a number of items to show how much you like the scarecrow 🙂

Keep checking the map until October 27th, when votes will be tallied and a winner announced.

Businesses can win a promotional package for the winter, and residents can win Enderbucks – $150 in total prizes!

Join Enderby businesses like Enderby & District Museum, Courtyard Gallery, Animal InsTincT Yoga and Shuswap Insurance in our downtown scarecrow extravaganza – take a walk, vote on your favorites, and help the community.

Send your entry form by Friday to info@enderbychamber.com and your residence or business will be added to the map.

 

Enderby Food Bank Gets Delivery with Help from Local Organizations

FED, the Enderby & District Food Bank, is powered by volunteers. Dedicated locals gather to prepare boxes of much needed essential food items, bags of vegetables and fruits, and dairy, meat and egg bags for families and individuals who need a hand with proper nutrition and sustenance.

With the COVID-19 pandemic, FED’s usual drop-in method has needed a bit of a hand, in order to protect its volunteer workers and those coming to pick up the food hampers.

Thanks to local Spallumcheen businesses like Kohler and local Enderby businesses like MacGregor Logistics, Imagine, Safe Start Driving School, Enderby Jewellers and others, The Enderby & District Chamber of Commerce has been able to provide delivery for April’s food hampers to families and people who require them.

Three volunteers from the Chamber, Linda Petersen, Cy O’Dell and Clyde MacGregor, joined volunteers from Better at Home to provide FED with delivery throughout the Enderby District on April 14. This outreach program will be repeated on April 21st, and as needed until the lockdown and restrictions ease.

Travelling from Mabel Lake to Mara, Grindrod to Deep Creek, Forest Grove to the border with Armstrong’s food bank, The Chamber of Commerce delivered dozens of food hampers. This ensures that social distancing can still be maintained, while essential food supplies are still delivered. The Chamber’s drivers performed health checks like temperature scans and symptom reporting before commencing work at the Enderby Food Bank, and wore gloves and sanitized their vehicles for the task at hand; all essential steps to reducing the spread of COVID-19 while getting people their much needed essentials.

“We’ll keep on delivering until the restrictions lift,” General Manager Clyde MacGregor says. “Later in April, May, June… while unfortunate it may last that long, we’ll do whatever we can to help to flatten the curve and keep people safe in our region.”

Many thanks to Kohler from Armstrong, and to our local businesses MGL, Imagine, Safe Start Driving School, Matjik Mats and Enderby Jewellers for their support!

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Clyde MacGregor, General Manager of EDCC, poses with one of the well-travelled delivery wagons on April 14. Corrie Epp, manager of the Enderby & District Food Bank FED, with some of the bread kindly donated from local businesses.