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Jan’s Boutique

With charming vintage clothes, high-quality, one-of-a-kind used books, and shoes galore, visit Jan’s Boutique for the perfect

gift – at the holidays, or any time of the year! Located at 611 Cliff Avenue, Jan’s is now open Mondays to serve you.

Have a peek at her winter products in this video below:

Miska Haven Staycation Packages

With winter setting in, you may be wondering – what happened to my vacation?

Perhaps you were waiting for a local staycation package that features all the best of truly world-class accommodation

with that safe, local geography which lets you get away from the everyday in your own backyard.

Why not consider Miska Haven’s Winter Staycation package?

Your hosts, Dave Quinn and Diane Hutchison, have prepared winter getaways with the best in bed & breakfast features

coupled with stringent and dedicated health precautions, so that you can rest – and hike, and kayak, and relax- easy.

Book your stay today by contacting info@miskahaven.com

It’s Beginning to look…

… a lot like Christmas in Enderby!

With proper PPE in hand, check out our beautifully decorated downtown and our local businesses, who have beautiful, quality one-of-a-kind gifts for every person on your list.

Pick up a gift certificate for warm bevvies from Country Coffee House (and warm slippers, hats and mitts, too!

 

… and some of the beautiful items at Courtyard Gallery, made by local artisans and authors…

…lovely jewelry and mementos at Enderby Jewellers..

…something special for your fur babies at Rusty Spur feed and tack…

… stop at Jan’s Boutique for the perfect vintage winter gear, shoes and books…

…amazing soaps and bath bombs at Soapolallie…

…great decor and housewares at Guardian Pharmacy…warm knits, outdoor gear and boots at Tony O’s…

…and then check out some relaxing meditation at our local Yoga and Reiki studio, Animal InsTincT!

All done for the day? Stop in at the Small Axe Roadhouse for bigger, even more awesome burgers, soups, salads, and toast your completed Holiday shopping list with a locally made craft brew or warm apple cider!

Enderby’s business community is working tirelessly to ensure that you will have a safe time in their shops, and get the perfect gifts for your family!

 

Member Contest Announced!

 

Take part in a contest to win one of our Chamber-sponsored experience packages! Contest closes Nov 25, so get your entry in early.

Open to members only, be sure you mention the Enderby & District Chamber of Commerce in your entry form.

From Peachland to Kelowna, Enderby to Vernon, and everywhere in between, our OkWeGotThis Network has developed a one-of-a-kind staycation package for you!

Click here for contest details, and have a look at the gallery of experience packages below:

 

Celebrate Healthy Workplaces

October celebrates small businesses and highlights healthy workplaces. Last week was WorkPlace Bullying

Awareness Week, and to help foster healthy work and volunteer environments, the Enderby & District

Chamber of Commerce has resources available to help ensure you have a happy, healthy time working.

If you are intimidated, find productivity is interrupted, are attacked, feel panicked or anxious when going

back to work, you may well be dealing with a workplace bully. Check out these resources from the

Canadian Center for Occupational Health and Safety, WorkSafe BC as well as BullyingUK, to learn about the signs

and symptoms of workplace bullying, and how to address them effectively.

You are a valuable part of your workplace, and your community – don’t let bullying keep you from participating

in a happy, healthy way!

 

 

Social Media for Business 101

We will be hosting an extra Social Media for Business 101 this month!

If you’re a small business owner who would like to learn about how to make social media sites,

post to them and get likes, shares and boost your search engine results – FREE – attend our seminar

on Monday, Oct 19 at 6 pm at the Visitors’ Center.

Learn how to use Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook and other popular platforms, and get

them working for your business.

Please RSVP at info@enderbychamber.com or call 250-838-6727 to reserve your space, as seats are limited.

Cost is $2 for non-chamber members, and free for chamber members.

 

See you there!

Canada Day Prizes

Beautiful (and tasty!) prizes donated from local craftsperson Tanja Tulak – thanks to Tiny’s Bones & Scones and Tiny Blossoms for their beautiful Virtual Canada Day prizes – and thanks to everyone who participated and helped to make Virtual Canada Day a resounding success!

Re-Opening Seminar for Schools and Care Facilities

Join us Monday, June 15th at 3:30 pm for the latest in our popular re-opening seminar series. This week, we focus specifically on schools, daycares, home care workers and group care facilities.

Join Splatsin Tsm7aksaltn (Splatsin Teaching Centre) Society, Maven Lane, Little Miracles, and Vernon Christian School for an afternoon of re-opening tips and best practices, as well as rewarding industry networking and peer-support.

Canada Day!

Thanks to everyone’s dedicated efforts, the curve in BC continues to bend, and we are able to have a few activities to celebrate our nation on July 1st!

Check back to our site later in the week for more details and a calendar of events.

The EDCC Goes to the Legislative Assembly

… virtually, that is. Many thanks to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, and to Mr. Bob D’Eith the Chair of the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services, for continuing with their work in an online forum.

Clyde MacGregor, General Manager of the Enderby & District Chamber of Commerce, attended the hearing on June 2nd, 2020, delivering a series of requests for funding consideration the the Legislature. These included:

  • increased internet connectivity for rural areas and internet support for business
  • increased training, pivoting training and flexibility of e-learning for all forms of ticketing and learning throughout British Columbia, to assist with worker education and upgrading
  • increased support for trades and technology skills training for workers, to support British Columbia businesses, with a focus on increasing these jobs in rural areas
  • support for local micro-business and sole proprietorships, including support for worker absence wage subsidies, micro-grants for business and rebates and support for re-opening and further closures as they may occur.

You can listen to the audio file of the hearing here:

You can also read the transcript of the meeting here.

 

Many thanks to Robin Cardew from the Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce and Aaron Mannella from Williams Lake, representing the Williams Lake Indian Band, for their thoughtful and insightful presentations.

 

#EDCC, #GVCC, #OkWeGotThis