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Water usage bills tested Summerlanders will soon see how much water they are using as the municipality sends out consumption information. The statements, to be sent separately from the municipal utility bills, are information statements to show how much water a household is using and how much it would cost under the proposed billing system.
Under the proposed water meter rates, Summerlanders would pay $30 after the 10 per cent discount for up to 20 cubic metres or 20,000 litres of water. Additional water is charged at three rates, with the amount allotted under each rate based on the size of the property. For those who go over the base allotment,
the charge is 35¢ a cubic metre, then 55¢ a cubic metre and finally 90¢ a cubic metre for the most excessive water use. Mayor Janice Perrino said municipal council had considered several billing options before settling on the system which will be used. In the past, water has not been metered in Summerland. Instead, residential users
pay $35.82 for an unlimited amount. Perrino said the metered system with escalating rates for excessive consumption will encourage water conservation. The system also penalizes those who waste water. “We want to give a break to those who conserve and we want to stop water abusers,” Per-
rino said. She said the high rates for high consumption will serve as a deterrent to many who might otherwise water excessively or inefficiently. “When it comes to people’s pocketbooks, they decide what they want to spend their money on,” she said. See DRY Page 6
Page 14 New column Chamber of Commerce president keeps us up to date.
Page 8 Water table Use this graphic comparison of water usage rates.
Page 6 On ice again Hockey schools and training camps set for summer in Summerland arena.
Page 7 Parade prizes Garnett Valley Gang garners awards in Williams Lake Stampede parade.
Page 19 Tri-powered kids Swim, bike, run fun for youth triathlon club.
A water game
YOUR SMILE You would think the self-checkout lanes at the stores would have more mirrors.
Photo by John Arendt, Summerland Review
Swimming instructor Wanda Ward leads Emma Roberts, left, Grace Laurie and Shaun Petkau in a game during swimming lessons at the Summerland Aquatic Centre. The pool is offering swimming lessons throughout the summer.
Reservoirs continue to spill Summerland’s reservoirs remain full to overflowing, although the spill is expected to stop within the next two weeks. Water operations manager Scott Lee said all reservoirs except Garnett Lake are full at present. Municipal crews have kept the level of Garnett Lake down in order to prevent high water problems with Eneas Creek. As a result of manage-
ment efforts on the lake, there are no flooding problems reported in the area. At other municipal reservoirs, the water is continuing to overflow. Once the reservoirs stop spilling, the community will be using stored water for the rest of the season. Water storage dates tend to fluctuate widely. In some years, the reser-
voirs continued to spill throughout the year while at other times, Summerland went into water storage as early as June 20. From 2000 to 2009, the water storage date was from June 23 to July 6. In 2010, the water storage date was July 9 and in 2011, it was July 31. Although water is continuing to overflow the reservoirs, the community remains in Stage 1
watering restrictions. The restrictions allow for lawn irrigation three days a week. If the reservoirs show a significant drop in water levels, the municipality can impose more stringent watering restrictions. Lee said the yearround restrictions help to reinforce the importance of water conservation. “We live in a desert and water isn’t an unlimited
resource,” he said. “We don’t have water to waste at all here.” Since the drought of 2003, Summerland has had restrictions in place for the community, with Stage 1 restriction in place all the time. Lee said the restrictions are helping to curb water use. “Our consumption in Summerland has been declining for many years,” he said.
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The Source proudly opens its newest location in Summerland Canadian owned and operated consumer electronics and wireless retailer, The Source, is proud to announce the Grand Opening of its newest location in beautiful Summerland. Managing the store is Ryan York, who has over 6 years experience serving customers with consumer electronics. “My staff and I are honoured to be able to open the doors of our new store to our community,” said York. “We take great pride in providing helpful, friendly service to our customers, in addition to offering a great selection of the latest and greatest consumer electronics products and services, right here at home.”
Located in Summerland, the store offers a variety of National Brands such as Sony, Samsung, and LG, and provides a great assortment of product categories aimed at helping customers make their lives easier while on the go, in the home or at work. Our product and service lineup includes the latest selection of smartphones, HDTVs, laptops, headphones and the essentials including batteries and ink cartridges. The Source’s knowledgeable staff look forward to assisting you ﬁnd the products you want and providing the help you need, to make the most of your electronics.
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across Canada The Source proudly participates each year in fundraising campaigns and charitable donations to support great causes. It is through working with our communities that we enable both our associates and customers the opportunity to make a difference in both our environment, and the lives of people across the country. “For over 40 years, The Source has been dedicated to serving our customers and communities by offering great value for great products and backing it up with helpful service that keeps customers coming back,” said Charles Brown, President, The Source. “At The Source, one of our greatest assets is our people. We pride ourselves on hiring the best talent and creating an engaging environment where skills are utilized, ideas and opinions are taken to heart, and fun is encouraged. In the fast-paced world of technology and retail, The Source is prepared to take on new challenges and build new successes through innovation, commitment to service excellence, and investing in our stores and people.” We invite you to join us in the celebration of our new Grand Opening in Sungate Plaza, 13604 Victoria Rd. N., July 12-15, to experience our new store, to meet Ryan and his staff, and enter for your chance to win a TOSHIBA 55” LED Passive 3D bundle. Interested in working at The Source? For information on jobs at The Source visit thesource.ca
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Granfondo riders whiz down Hillborn Street Sunday morning. They were greeted in Summerland by an aid station manned by enthusiastic volunteers. An estimated 2,500 bike riders took part in the second annual Valley First Granfondo Axel Merckx, riding roads through the South Okanagan.
COUNCIL REPORT The regular meeting of municipal council was held on July 9 in council chambers. Coun. Orv Robson was absent. The mayor and other councillors were present.
propane gas and for carbon monoxide which is created when fuel burns. RV owners will be advised and given time to make changes.
Council adopted a new vehicle policy for the municipality. The policy outlines the use of municipal vehicles. Concerns were raised about the number of vehicles taken home by staff at night. Under the new policy, most on staff may not take municipal vehicles to their homes, but certain staff members were given exemptions in order to allow them to respond quickly to emergencies and after hours service calls. In addition, the municipality will number all its vehicles for identification purposes. The new policy clarifies who can take a vehicle home and what the vehicle can be used for. The vehicles currently are numbered, but numbering will be made more visible and consistent for the benefit of the public.
Karate support given Summerland karate athlete Claire Boothe will receive grant in aid of $500 to assist in her travel costs to attend the Junior Pan-American Championships in Cancun, Mexico. The championship will be held Aug. 26 to Sept. 1. Boothe is a Team Canada member of Karate B.C.
Housekeeping amendment approved Council will note an additional housekeeping amendment regarding docks when a bylaw amendment is considered for first reading. The amendment will bring municipal regulations in line with provincial ones.
House construction approved Council approved a development permit for 14409 Latimer Ave. The permit authorizes construction of a single detached house on the property. A similar, earlier permit had expired and new property owners want to undertake construction.
RV campground policy adopted Council adopted a recreational vehicles in campground policy. The policy clarifies what is allowed for recreational vehicles in Summerland campgrounds. The clarification came after a recent fire at one campground may have been affected by unauthorized construction attached to a recreational vehicle. Many recreation vehicles have propane appliances, and the addition of skirting and decks can impair venting required for
Vehicle policy adopted
Road closed for Stanley Cup film Council approved a request from the public works department to provide temporary road closure permits for Thursday July 12 at Washington and Blair for filming the Stanley Cup Odyssey event.
Bylaws Text amendments read Council gave first reading to a bylaw which amends the text of several items in the municipal zoning bylaw.
Zoning amendment read Council gave first reading to a zoning amendment application for the 15600 Hwy. 97 and 16208 Hwy. 97. The properties are owned by the municipality and Klar Enterprises respectively.
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In a photo in the June 28 issue of the Summerland Review, Andre Roman was identified as a member of the Summerland Kinsmen Club. He is the president of that organization. On page 15 of the July 5 Summerland Review, the 18 local athletes named are headed to the B.C. Senior Games in Burnaby Aug. 21 to 25, rather than the B.C. Summer Games July 19 to 22 in Surrey.
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Water use challenge Summerland’s proposed water usage rate structure is a good start on encouraging water conservation, but it falls short of making us change our water-happy habits. There is no incentive to lower usage below 20 cubic metres, even though perhaps 10 cubic metres might be in reach for small, water-efficient households. That’s because the base rate stays at $30 for the first 20 cubic metres. This structure keeps us careful, but doesn’t push us to be ultraconservative. After the 20 cubic metre mark, usage rates rise to 35 cents, 55 cents and 90 cents a cubic metre. These higher rates should prove to be incentive for the big users to use water more efficiently. Monitoring irrigation output and moisture levels, fixing leaks and using water-conserving appliances and equipment will make economic sense. In the past, water was billed at a flat rate. This week, residents are receiving mock bills to show what their water consumption and rate would be under the proposed system. The idea is to penalize excessive water use by way of the pocketbook. The information-only bills will give residents a chance to start reducing water usage before it costs them. Residents should take a good look at the statements, which are being sent separately from regular utility bills, and get back to the municipality with any feedback, concerns or questions. The water situation in Summerland is pretty good this year, with full reserviors, an improved water infrastructure and a population respectful of watering restrictions. The proposed water billing system is about the future: continuing to have good water to drink and enough water to keep some of our naturally arid landscape green. Some of us could take the new usage information as a challenge to go well below the 20 cubic metre mark.
Penny Lane has just celebrated 10 years of achievements. It has been a full contributing member of the business community, paying business taxes while raising and donating $1.7 million to youth programs. The store has hired and trained dozens of people to work in retail. A hardworking board of directors oversees the operations of this unique business. Penny Lane is one more thing special about Summerland.
Nuggets from Barlee’s gold pan VICTORIA – Shortly after word came of the death of B.C. historian and politician Bill Barlee, my wife searched through her seemingly endless trove of B.C. books and produced half a dozen of his original self-published quarterlies, known as Canada West magazine. The earliest one is Winter 1970, where the publisher’s note advises that subscription rates were increasing 20 cents per year Tom Fletcher to $2.95. Subscriptions were up to more than 1,600 and counter sales were increasing, but costs were also up and Barlee refused to accept either display advertising or U.S. subscriptions. The only colour pages in the issue are highquality prints of four majestic paintings commissioned for the magazine. Irvine Adams’ scenes of sacred aboriginal sites in the Okanagan-Similkameen include The Gateway to Inkameep, where Barlee remarks: “Today that stream which once teemed with redfish no longer surrenders its once-valued harvest and the perimeter of the desert is gradually being eroded by man’s questionable progress.” With the typography of Old West wanted posters, Barlee provided tightly sourced accounts of B.C.’s legends. “Lost gold mine at Pitt Lake” analyzes and adds to earlier accounts that begin with an aboriginal miner known as Slu-
mach, who would periodically arrive in New Westminster to squander a small fortune in gold, then disappear up the remote tidal lake. Slumach was hanged for murder in 1891 and in the next 70 years, 11 more men would die trying to find his secret. Barlee concluded that the area’s geology is wrong and the fabled gold-laden creek “probably does not exist.” A passion for prospecting runs through the magazines, and hints at Barlee’s aversion
iour for the region when he ran for federal office in 2000,” Nesteroff writes. “But by then he was ridiculed for it, and finished a distant second.” Barlee’s 1972 Canada West profile of the boomtown of Hedley would resonate in his career as an NDP MLA and cabinet minister in the 1990s. Hedley’s Nickel Plate and Mascot mines produced fortunes in gold, silver and copper before they played out, and Barlee led the fight to preserve their
Today you can tour the Mascot mine, a proud historical site with a spectacular climb up the rock face that serves as the Grouse Grind of the B.C. desert. to treasure-seeking Americans. They overran B.C. in historic waves to take gold, and according to Nelson Star reporter Greg Nesteroff, Barlee believed they continued to loot Canadian heritage sites. Nesteroff was inspired by Barlee’s work, and traced his lonely mission to restore the ghost town of Sandon, “the mining capital of the Silvery Slocan.” Barlee bought a surviving block of buildings in an effort to make Sandon another Barkerville, but heavy snow collapsed them. As tourism minister, Barlee found money to build replicas, and construction began on three. But Barlee lost his Penticton seat to Bill Barisoff in the 1996 election, and today only half-built shells remain. “He was still selling Sandon’s restoration as an economic sav-
history. Today you can tour the Mascot mine, a proud historical site with a spectacular climb up the rock face that serves as the Grouse Grind of the B.C. desert. I first discovered Barlee as a reporter at the Kelowna Capital News, in the early 1980s, when he did a weekly history show on CHBC television called Gold Trails and Ghost Towns. A barebones studio affair with tales and artifacts displayed for host Mike Roberts, the show lasted a decade. On subscription fees and a few classified ads, he built a life’s work that allowed him to walk the boardwalks of history and the halls of power. Tom Fletcher is legislative reporter and columnist for Black Press and BCLocalnews. com firstname.lastname@example.org
culls Increased bike traffic on Summerland and Okanagan roads is a good thing in many ways. There’s the whole good for the environment thing of using pedal power instead of fossil fuels. And the fitness angle, with well-exercised people staying healthy and out of the costly healthcare system. And there’s the tourism economic benefit, with bicyclists patronizing our restaurants, hotels and shops. What’s not so good is the increasing bike vs. motor vehicle conflict on the roads. We need to start planning bike lanes and bike routes on our highways and byways.
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Need sani-dump more than chargers Dear Editor: I find our mayor’s enthusiasm over installing several electric outlets for recharging electric automobiles that may someday appear in
Summerland odd, to say the least. Only a couple of weeks ago, she was dead set against installing a sanistation for the many RVs that residents
already own, as well as the many RVs that visit our fair city and spend their tourist dollars here. Oh yes, I get it; there’s a grant available for the electric
outlets. It will come from a higher government agency, or in other words, from one of our other pockets. I don’t recall seeing or hearing anything about who will pay
the cost of the electricity for these “fillups.” Will we, the taxpayer, be on the hook for that? Will an attendant be required, and if so,
who pays for that? I realize that going green is the buzzword of the day, “motherhood” and all that, to which I also subscribe, but really, Madam Mayor
and Councillors, we need a sani-station far more that the proposed electrical recharge stations. Terry and Sharron Bradley Summerland
THE EARLY YEARS
Guarding the pumphouse
Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum
Farm Beach, now Sunoka, wasn’t very busy in the 1940s. Guarded by The Sentinels, the pumping station, just visible on the lower right, was part of the Experimental Farm and the general public wasn’t allowed to swim there. Now the beach is one of the most popular in the valley and if we finally have summer in the Okanagan, it’s going to be extremely busy. If you’re planning to be part of the beach bunch, don’t forget your sunscreen.
Dear Editor: Firstly I would like to sincerely thank the Corporation of Summerland for providing a dog beach by Peach Orchard Beach. Why, though, is only the northern end of the enclosed space fenced with chain link fencing leading into the lake? The south end is wide open and an open invitation for dogs to run away. It is painfully obvious that whoever planned the enclosure has never repeatedly called and chased their dog as it runs away. He never had an anxious moment as their dog races on to a busy road like Lakeshore Drive to greet a newly arriving dog. For a small amount of labour and eight to 10 feet of chain link fencing, the safety of our dogs and dog owners could be significantly improved. Elden Ulrich Summerland
Grateful for lift to hospital Looking for witness Dear Editor: I just wanted to comment that my husband and I experienced the kindness of one of Summerland’s residents on this past holiday Monday. We were riding our road bikes from Peachland to Summerland, turning off the highway just by the Summerland sign. My husband went over the cattle grid
and went over the handlebars of his bike and suffered quite serious injuries which we subsequently found out was amnesia due to concussion and multiple abrasions. One car went past us and made no effort to stop and ask if he was okay even though he was bleeding profusely, but the next car stopped. Unfortunately
I never did get the gentleman’s full name but his first name was Russ. He immediately put my husband, myself and our two road bikes in his car and drove us to Penticton Hospital where my husband was put on a back board and went through many tests, etc. This gentleman would not even accept money for his
gas and I just wanted to let the people of Summerland know that they have a very kind and wonderful person living in their midst. I hope you can put this little letter into your newspaper as I would dearly like this person to know how very grateful we are for his act of kindness. Lesley Westwood Kelowna
after bike accident Dear Editor: On Sunday, June 17, (Father’s Day) I suffered an accident while riding my bicycle along Kirk Road, Trout Creek. As I was lying helpless in the middle of the road, a lady very kindly pulled her car over to the side of the road.
She asked if I needed assistance. I declined as my husband was fetching his truck to take me to Penticton General Hospital. As I was shaken up and in a lot of pain, I neglected to ask for this lovely lady’s name so that I could offer my thanks and
allow her name to be used as a witness in the accident. Now that I am a little more mobile I would like to express my appreciation. I would ask this Good Samaritan to give me a call at 250494-7288. Fenella Sobchuk Summerland
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Dry run for new water bills Continued from page 1
Summerland’s watering restrictions will remain in place even after metering is in use. At present, Summerland has several stages of watering restrictions for residential users. At present, users are allowed to water their lawns three times a week, but depending on the reservoir levels, lawn watering may be reduced to twice a week or once a week or prohibited entirely. “We can still restrict as the need arises,” Perrino said. In 2003, the worst
drought in decades, Summerland came close to running out of water in its reservoirs. Since that time, Thirsk Dam has been raised, doubling the size of Thirsk Lake and increasing by around 25 per cent the total water capacity for the community. Because Summerland is in a dry area, water conservation will continue to be an issue, Perrino said. “We need to be sensible,” she said. “It’s such a privilege to have good, healthy water to drink. We need to use it wisely.”
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The cost of water The price of water in Summerland will fluctuate depending on how much a residential user consumes. A base rate of $30 for the first 20 cubic metres is in place for all residential users. Water rates above that are based on the size of the property.
Excess Water Tier 1
Excess Water Tier 2
(35¢ a cubic metre)
(55¢ a cubic metre)
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67 to 117 cubic metres
more than 117 cubic metres
0.2 to 0.3 acres 0.08 to 0.12 hectares
20 to 57 cubic metres
75 to 142 cubic metres
more than 142 cubic metres
0.3 to 0.5 acres 0.12 to 0.2 hectares
20 to 100 cubic metres
100 to 200 cubic metres
more than 200 cubic metres
0.5 acres or more 0.2 hectares or more
20 to 150 cubic metres
150 to 317 cubic metres
more than 317 cubic metres
Dry days will boost fire hazard rating The risk of a wildfire in the Okanagan Valley has been extremely low following above normal rainfall in June, but the recent hot weather could change things quickly. Kevin Skrepnek, fire information officer with the Kamloops Fire Centre, said the risk of a wildfire was low last week, but the risk level changes daily.
“We are expecting hot and dry weather coming up,” he said. With the temperatures as forecast, he said the risk could easily go to moderate or high within days. Because of the soggy spring, campfires are still allowed, but they must measure no larger than half a metre square. Fires larger than that size are considered open burning,
which is prohibited at present. “If you’re looking for a cooking fire, the cooler the better,” he said. Despite the wet June weather, Skrepnek said wildfires are still possible this summer. In 2003, the worst fire season in decades, the spring weather was wet, but a hot and dry July and August resulted
in fires throughout the province, including fires close to Kelowna, Penticton and other Okanagan centres. Although the dry debris west of Summerland did not burn that year, Skrepnek said provincial forest fire crews have been out removing material in the Bald Range area west of Summerland in March and April. He said the pre-
ventative measures are needed to reduce the risk of wildfires. In recent years, 2009 had more fires, consuming more hectares of land, than in 2003, but the damage to buildings was lower. Skrepnek said this spring has been wet, but the winter was drier than normal. Those who see a wildfire are urged to call #5555 to report it.
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YOUR COMMUNITY CONNECTION 13211 Henry Avenue 250-494-6451 • www.summerland.ca MAYOR: Janice Perrino COUNCILLORS: Lloyd Christopherson, Robert Hacking, Bruce Hallquist, Orv Robson, Marty Van Alphen, Peter Waterman
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Municipal Council will hold a Public Hearing to hear representations of interested persons who deem their interest in property affected by the below mentioned housekeeping text amendments to District of Summerland Zoning Bylaw No. 2000-450 at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, July 23rd, 2012 in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Ofﬁce, 13211 Henry Avenue, Summerland, B.C.: a) BYLAW NUMBER 2012-017
On the ice Steve Spalleck, left, and Mike Fetterer set up the lines on the ice at the Summerland Arena. Crews have installed summer ice and are ready for the summer hockey school season.
Summer hockey camps starting Now that the hot weather has arrived, it is time for hockey players to don their skates and get on the ice. Once again, several hockey camps and hockey schools will be held in Summerland over the summer months. “For the next 10 days, we’re putting in the ice,” said Brenda Ingram, assistant director of recreation for the municipality. “After that, it’s going to be a hub of
activity for the next six weeks.” On July 13, the Summerland Steam will hold a weekend training camp. This is the first of the summer hockey camps. On July 16, B.C. Hockey will hold a one-week camp for players of all ages. From July 22 to Aug. 4, the Gold in the Net camp for goaltenders will be held. From Aug. 5 to 10, the European Hockey School Bulldogs will
have a hockey camp. This camp is for higher level Midget players. From Aug. 11 to 18, the Cyclone Taylor MacGillivray hockey camp will be held. The hockey camp season concludes with a second Summerland Steam training camp beginning Aug. 19. After the Labour Day weekend, the regular minor hockey and figure skating programs will be in place.
Purpose: To address inconsistencies and omissions identiﬁed through use of the new Zoning Bylaw 2000-450. Applicant: District of Summerland Amendments: That Zoning Bylaw 2000-450 be amended as follows: · Section 2.0 Deﬁnitions be amended for the deﬁnition of height · Add dwelling for farm help and temporary farm worker accommodation as accessory uses in Zone A2 · Add maximum lot coverage of 10 percent in Zones A1 and A2 as per previous zoning bylaw · Add a minimum lot width for Home Site Severance in Agricultural zones · Add a minimum lot width to the A2 zone · Add a minimum lot size of 1.0ha for industrial lots not serviced by sewer · Add references to nothwithstanding clauses where 3.0m for one side yard setback is required; and · Amend zoning regulations with respect to dock construction (eg measurements and setbacks) b) BYLAW NUMBER 2012-018 Purpose:
To correct a mapping oversight when the new Zoning Bylaw 2000-450 was adopted. Owner: Klar Enterprises Inc. No. BC0926554 and District of Summerland Legal: Lot 1, DL 472, ODYD, Plan KAP89305 – 16207 Hwy 97 Lot A, DL 473, ODYD, Plan 41973 – 15600 Hwy 97 Present Zoning: CT2-Campground Proposed Zoning: CH-Highway Commercial Please note that all correspondence submitted to the District of Summerland in response to this Notice will form part of the public record and will be published in a meeting agenda when this matter is before the Council or a Committee of Council. The District considers the author’s address relevant to Council’s consideration of this matter and will disclose this personal information. The author’s phone number and email address is not relevant and should not be included in the correspondence if the author does not wish this personal information disclosed. Inquiries relative to the above proposed bylaws should be directed to the Municipal Ofﬁce, 13211 Henry Avenue, Summerland, B.C. Copies of the bylaw and related correspondence are available for inspection at the Municipal Ofﬁce during normal business hours (9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.), Monday to Friday inclusive (excluding Statutory Holidays), up to and including Monday, July 23rd, 2012. Council will receive no representation after the conclusion of the Public Hearing. Maureen Fugeta, Corporate Ofﬁcer
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PRAIRIE CREEK STORMWATER DIVERSION PROJECT and the PRAIRIE VALLEY ROAD UPPGRADE PROJECT – PHASE II Reference No.: 5330.95/5330.83 The District of Summerland invites tenders for the construction of approximately: • 11500 m2 of asphalt grinding and associated removals • 8500 m2 of 75 mm thick asphalt pavement complete with base and sub base gravels • 1800 m of concrete curb and gutter • 3000 m2 of concrete sidewalk • 550 m of 750 mm diameter storm main and associated works • 420 m of 600 mm irrigation water main and associated works • Construction of a roundabout • Sewer and water system upgrades and associated works • Electrical and shallow utility underground works Tender Documents are available during regular business hours commencing Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at: Focus Corporation Suite 702, 1708 Dolphin Avenue Kelowna, BC V1Y 9S4 on payment of a non-refundable cheque in the amount of seventy ﬁve dollars ($75.00) including HST payable to Focus Corporation. The tender documents are available for viewing only at: Southern Interior Construction Association Ofﬁces District of Summerland, • 104-151 Commercial Drive, Kelowna, BC, or Engineering and Public Works Department • 2230 Barnes Street, Penticton, BC 9215 Cedar Avenue, Summerland, BC Bidders please note that documents for the purposes of submitting a bid must be obtained from Focus Corporation. Prospective tenderers are invited to a Pre-Tender Meeting on Thursday, July 26, 2012 at 10:00 am at the District of Summerland, Engineering and Public Works Department at 9215 Cedar Avenue, Summerland, BC. Tenders are scheduled to close at: Tender closing time: 2:00 pm local time Tender closing date: Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at: Engineering and Public Works Department District of Summerland Box 159, 9215 Cedar Avenue Summerland, BC V0H 1Z0
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What’s that green building on the highway? Approaching Summerland on Highway 97 from the north, less than a kilometre from the Rosedale intersection, you will pass an oddly shaped two-storey building at Thompson Road. What’s in that building? The most obvious answer is The Summerland Visitor Centre, which occupies the main floor of the building and provided information for 9,400 visitors to our community in 2011. The rest of the
building is home to the Summerland Chamber of Economic Development and Tourism (SCEDT), also referred to as the Summerland Chamber of Commerce, our local business membership organization serving approximately 800 members. When asked what a Chamber of Commerce is some people may think it’s a bank; others, a branch of government. Neither of those is correct, but it begs the question, “What
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is a Chamber of Commerce?” Long answer: A Chamber of Commerce is an organization established to promote civic, commercial, industrial and agricultural progress in the community it serves, and to work for sound legislation and efficient administration of the community and at all levels of government. More simply put, the Chamber exists to make our community a better place in which to live. It provides an avenue for the business people in Summerland to create a positive business environment. It also provides our local business sector with a vehicle to promote Summerland to
the outside world either for tourism or business investment purposes - and helps people find their way when they arrive here. The Chamber provides the opportunity for those people who create local jobs and drive our local economy, to work with government and the public to build an even better community. It is the recognized voice of business. The Summerland Chamber of Commerce actively partners with the District of Summerland to support businesses. Summerland is home to an initiative that is unique in the Province of British Columbia in that every business that
Recent headlines have highlighted the push to ban the use of tanning beds for those under 18 years old, but tanning beds pose a risk for everyone. While they reduce the amount of burning UVB rays, they have more of the cancer-causing UVA rays than ordinary sunlight! A new study out of Harvard is showing that women aged 25-36 who use tanning beds 7 times per year have a 73% increased risk of developing skin cancer. A lot of people think that slowly building up a “base tan” will provide sun protection and reduce the need for sunscreen. However, according to the Canadian Skin Cancer Foundation, “tanned skin is damaged skin” and any damaged skin can lead to skin cancer. A base tan can, at best, provide the equivalent of SPF 2-3 – signiﬁcantly lower than the recommended SPF 30. At that minimal beneﬁt, it’s just not worth the risk. Have you ever thought of getting a tattoo? How about a medical tattoo? There is a growing trend to permanently ink medical information onto our bodies, such as serious allergies or DNR directives. The problem is that emergency workers aren’t trained to look for them… plus, questions exist as to the legal ramiﬁcations of following or ignoring such “inked” orders. Stick with medical ID jewelry for now. Vaccinations are typically associated with infants and children, but many of these vaccinations lose potency by adulthood and boosters are needed to maintain effectiveness! Diphtheria & tetanus require boosters every 10 years and pertussis requires 1 adult booster. 3 BC people died of tetanus in 2007! Two others to consider (in addition to ﬂu shots) are pneumococcal and shingles vaccines. Adult Vaccines: A Grown Up Thing To Do! Many BC pharmacists are now trained and experienced in providing vaccinations! Talk to us to review what your needs may be.
Summerland Medicine Centre
#100, 13009 Rosedale Avenue Phone: 250-494-0531 Fax: 250-494-0778 HOURS: Monday to Friday 9am-8pm, Saturday 9am-2pm Sundays and Holidays 10am-2pm E-mail: email@example.com / Web: www.medicinecentre.com
Arlene Fenrich numerous other local cultural and community initiatives via sponsorships and promotion. It’s a busy place and we want to thank the Summerland Review for giving us an opportunity to tell you more about
what we do. Every other week we plan to bring you information about how our local Chamber is supporting our business and community members. We always appreciate your feedback. Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or Christine Petkau at email@example.com. Arlene Fenrich is President of the Summerland Chamber of Economic Development and Tourism and the owner of Edgy Petals. All of the members of The Board of Directors serve as volunteers.
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takes out a license in our community automatically has a membership in SCEDT. Our Chamber works to market the community of Summerland and serve our membership through support, education, promotion and advocacy. This automatic membership is a tremendous value to new as well as existing businesses. In addition to our business services and on behalf of the District, the Summerland Chamber manages the Visitor Centre, is responsible for the Festival of Lights and the Business Awards Gala, and supports
Wagon Rides, Pony Rides, Trail Rides. ½ Price Free Refreshments At the Summerland Rodeo Grounds Site near the Kettle Valley Steam Railway.
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A broken water main Kevin Karlson breaks up the concrete on Main Street to allow municipal crews to access a broken water main on Friday afternoon. The water main break occurred near Summerland Secondary School.
POLICE REPORT Armed with axe Charges are pending after a disturbance reported at 3:13 a.m. July 7. Two intoxicated men were involved and the one with an axe is facing charges.
Smash and grab After smashing the front window at Peacock’s Perch liquor store, someone grabbed a few bottles of liquor. Police responded to the alarm around 3 a.m. July 4.
Drinking driver A man got a 90-day driving prohibition and had his vehicle impounded after he failed a breathalyser test July 8 at 1 a.m. 10
Police pulled the vehicle over on Prairie Valley Road and Bloomfield Road and found the driver had been drinking.
Truck and boat stolen A stolen truck and boat were abandoned on Walters Road around 2:10 a.m. July 6. A police patrol had spotted the truck pulling a trailer earlier and turned around to follow it.
Window broken Somebody broke a front window at Keller’s Cellar on Victoria Road North but did not get into the building. The incident was reported at 2:45 a.m. July 7.
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CELEBRATING 50 YEARS!
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Proudly serving the community of Summerland for over 31 years.
Come celebrate our steam locomotiveâ€™s One- Hundredth Birthday with a ride at the Kettle Valley Steam Railway! The 3716/Spirit of Summerland is steaming her way through her another summer season with train departures at 10:30 am & 1:30 pm Thursdays through Mondays. Enjoy the scenic beauty of Prairie Valley, live music and a trip onto the Trout Creek Bridge with stunning view of Okanagan Lake and the canyon below. We are proud to be stewards of our century old steam locomotive and the only preserved section of the historic Kettle Valley Railway and invite you to share the nostalgia each brings to the Kettle Valley Steam Railway. Thereâ€™s nothing else like it in the Okanagan Valley!
â€œAll Aboardâ€? for Events at the Kettle Valley Steam Railway Reservations: 250-494-8422 or toll free 1-877-494-8424
Locally owned and operated! Open every day until 9:00 pm 7519 Prairie Valley Rd. Summerfair Plaza â€˘ 250-494-4376
SUMMER SCHEDULE - June 14 - September 3 - Train departs 10:30 am & 1:30 pm â€“ Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday (Prairie Valley Station is closed on Tuesdays & Wednesdays)
OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK LUNCH & DINNER â€˘ Fully Licenced â€˘ Childrenâ€™s Menu available
14015 Rosedale Avenue 250-494-1105 www.ziasstonehouse.com
*Please note that the 1:30 pm regular runs on August 5th & September 2nd, 9th & 23rd are cancelled in lieu of Robbery events.
Johnston â€˘ Goodrich Lawyers Summerlandâ€™s newest Law Firm with Summerlandâ€™s most senior Lawyer.
Tel (250) 494-0442
Great Train Robbery & BBQ Event - Sunday, July 22nd at 4 pm Experience a â€œWild Westâ€? adventure with the Garnett Valley Gang at the Kettle Valley Steam Railway! This two hour ride offers passengers a chance to enjoy daring horsemanship, live music and a cast of colourful characters both on and off the train. You never know when the gang will ride out of the hills to â€œrobâ€? you of your spare change! After this exciting ride - youâ€™ll enjoy a delicious BBQ dinner back at the station. Reservations Required. Other upcoming Robbery Dates: August 5th at 1:30 pm & 4 pm, August 12th & August 26th at 4 pm, September 3rd at 1:30 pm & 4 pm, September 9th & 23rd at 1:30 pm
KETTLE VALLEY STEAM RAILWAY Ph. (250) 494-8422 â€˘ Fax: (250) 494-8452 Toll Free: 1-877-494-8424
WE PAY THE HIGHEST PRICE PAID for unwanted gold or silver jewellery
Bring in your old gold, youâ€™ll be amazed at what itâ€™s worth Jewellery selection from $25 and up Monday - Friday: 9:30 am - 4:00 pm GOLDSMITH â€˘ CUSTOM DESIGN â€˘ REPAIRS
We are proud to support the KVSR
Bell, Jacoe & Company LAWYERS PATRICK BELL, JOSEPH JACOE, KATHRYN ROBINSON
Summerlandâ€™s Longest Established Law Firm
13211 N. Victoria Rd â€˘ 250-494-6621
Summerland Tim-Br-Mart SUMMERâ€™S FINALLY HERE!
Fans and Air Conditioners
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Music on the Patio
Jerseyland Organic Yogurt 750 gr.
While quantities last â€˘ Sale in eďŹ€ect until July 15, 2012
13604 Victoria Road (In the Sungate Plaza)
Proud to support the Kettle Valley Steam Railway
Thornhavenâ€™s Music on the Mountain Featuring music on the Patio
July 14, 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm
July 21, 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm
FOREVER YOUNG Bring a picnic!
6816 Andrew Ave Summerland Open 10 am - 5 pm May Through October or anytime by appointment. 250-494-7778 firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, July 13th - 1 to 4 pm Darylectones from Summerland Sunday, July 15th - 1 to 4 pm Dick Markin & â€œAshâ€? from Vernon Saturday, July 21st, 2012 - 1 to 4 pm Peter Glockner & Associate Cellar-Tek Sunday, July 22nd, 2012 - 1 to 4 pm Kristi Hack from Penticton
Dirty Laundry Vineyard 7311 Fiske Street, tel: (250) 494 8815 www.dirtylaundry.ca
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Famous for Szechuan & Cantonese Dishes Nightly Buffet Open 6 days a week • Closed Tuesday
A sample from the menu at Santorini’s Restaurant.
Sun. - Thurs. ~ 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm Fri. - Sat. ~ 4:00 pm to 8:30 pm
STONEHOUSE RESTAURANT • Lunch at 11:30 am • Dinner at 5:00 pm Children’s Menu Available Call for Reservations (250) 494-1105
Come and Enjoy our Spectacular Patio Announcing our New Picnic Basket Lunches We have a ﬁne array of pre-packaged deli cheeses, meats, picnic delights, crackers and sandwiches. (Sorry we no longer allow personal coolers/baskets with food & drink on the patio)
Historical Ambiance withTaste!
Dirty Laundry Vineyard 250.494.8815 7311 Fiske Street, Summerland, BC Follow Bottleneck Drive! www.dirtylaundry.ca Open Daily 10 am - 5 pm
13011 Lakeshore Drive South Summerland, BC
Lunch: Monday to Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm Dinner: Monday to Saturday 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Ask about our catering, private functions and special diet plates.
14015 Rosedale Avenue, Summerland www.ziasstonehouse.com
“CELEBRATING 14 YEARS”
Taste, Relax, Enjoy.
Breakfast 7-11 Daily Fresh Baked Muffins & Cookies Homemade Soups & Salads Specialty Teas, Coffees & Smoothies Incr-Edible IceCream Nathans Franks
#108, 13615 Victoria Rd. North
for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
The Place for Perfect Picnics
Available at our Wine Shop: Okanagan and BC Cheeses BC Cured Meat Selection Olives and Olive Tapenade Fresh Baguettes and Filones
Tuesday’s - Pasta Night Friday’s - Souvlaki Dinner Saturday’s - Ribs N’ Spaghetti Sunday’s - Breakfast Buffet 8am
13229 Henry Avenue
Please enjoy your selection and our wine by the glass or by the bottle in our Picnic Area overlooking our 30 year old vines or our spacious outdoor patio.
17403 Hwy 97 • 250-494-0451 www.sumacridge.com
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where to eat in Summerland Good Friends, Good Food, Good Wine Wine and Dine overlooking the vineyard and Okanagan Lake Open for Lunch and Dinner and special events. See website for more details. Bonitas Winery 20623 McDougald Road Summerland Reservations or Enquiries 778.516.5596 email@example.com www.bonitasbistro.com
All You Need Is One
A Screamer is the perfect Summer treat.
VOTED BEST FISH & CHIPS FOR 9 YEARS IN A ROW! Your Friendly Fish & Chip Shop! Dine in or Take Out Open Tues. - Sat. at 4 pm (250) 494-8711 13220 Victoria Rd. N. Summerland RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED
Good Omens Good coffee, experience.
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8 am - 12:45 pm
250-494-8411 13228 Kelly Ave. No debit or credit cards accepted
BARON OF BEEF EVERY FRIDAY - 5 PM TO 7 PM
Smoked Meat Diner
Authentic Montreal Smoked Meat
Tuesday to Saturday: 11:00 am to 3:00 pm 13229 Victoria Rd. N. (across from the post ofﬁce) Ph: 250.494.4446
Hot Dogs & Burgers Frozen Drinks Screamers Soft & Hard Ice Cream and more! #101 - 9901 Main St. Summerland
7 PER PERSON
Includes Bun, Au Jus, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Vegetables & Caesar Salad
Children are welcome to our dinner
14205 Rosedale Ave. • 250-494-9781
European & Canadian menu • Breakfast served all day • Lunch Specials • Homemade soups & salads daily • Fresh mufﬁns & cookies
HONG KONG GARDEN RESTAURANT 9912 Main Street, Summerland
Choose from buffet or menu
• Lattes, mochas & smoothies • Sandwich trays & party platters
OPEN LATE FRIDAYS
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am - 4 pm Saturday 8 am - 2 pm
9909 Main St.
within city limits with orders $20 or more
15% off all pick up orders $20 or more
Tuesday to Sunday Lunch: 11:30 am - 2:30 pm Dinner: 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm Take out closed at 9:00 pm
DAILY BUFFET PRICE Adult Senior
Lunch $ 9.00 $ 8.00
Prices subject to change without notice • HST not included
Dinner $ 12.99 $ 10.99
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Family movie night in Memorial Park Summerland Rotary serves
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Members of the Summerland Rotary Club cooked up lunchtime barbecued chicken burgers, veggie burgers and hamburgers during the recent British Columbia Youth Writers Camp at Okanagan College Centre for Excellence. Wielding the barbecue tongs at the left is Mark Ziebarth.
Summerland Merchant’s Committee will be showing the movie Stuart Little in Memorial Park this Friday, July 13 beginning around 8:30 p.m. Bring your chairs, blankets and pillows and enjoy the true family night out.
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unique spaces and dedicated people that have helped make the South Okanagan one of Canada’s most treasured natural landscapes. For more info, contact the museum at 250-4902451 www.pentictonmuseum.com.
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The Summerland Museum is presenting Geology Bus Tours on Saturday, July 21 and Saturday, August 11 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with geologist Dr. Kathleen Jagger. This exciting tour details the various intriguing geological formations and rock types found in Summerland. It also includes a stop at the top of Giant’s Head Mountain for a breathtaking panoramic view and geological explanation of the valley below. Preregister at the Summerland Museum Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. along with payment. For more information call (250) 494-9395.
dren. Along with some of her friends in the retirement community she sets up the Spending it Now Foundation (SIN) to give money to people truly in need. When her greedy son and his shopaholic wife find out what she’s up to, they attempt to have her committed. When Angela learns of their scheme she turns tables on them, proving hilariously how dangerous it can be to mess with seniors. Shows are Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 8 p.m. with a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. Tickets are available at the Wine Country Visitor ’s Centre at Railway Street and Eckhardt Avenue in Penticton or by phone 250-2762170. ❏❏❏ If you know of an event you feel should be included in the Arts Palette or on the Arts Council’s online calendar email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 250-494-8994.summerlandarts.com and twitter.com/artspalette David Finnis is a member of the Summerland Community Arts Council.
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Summerland’s Royalty served up hot dogs, and cake outside Penny Lane on Saturday to mark the 10th anniversary of the store. Princess Alexa Brickenden is seen here serving Francis Nakagawa. Helping in the background is Miss Summerland, Susan Watkins; Miss Congeniality, Lindsey Jenner; Princess, Cassidy Clements; B.C. Ambassador Candidate Jacquelyn Belanger and Jesse Galay.
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Cribbage tournament at the Seniors Drop-In Centre is held monthly every fourth Saturday at 1 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Summerland Legion Ladies Auxiliary members are serving breakfast the first Saturday of the month until summer at Summerland Legion Branch 22 on Rosedale Avenue. Proceeds go to the Summerland Legion Ladies Auxiliary.
Al-Anon offers help to families and friends of alcoholics. Summerland Serenity Group meets Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. in the United Church hall. Call 250-490-9272. Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Venturers meet at the Harold Simpson Memorial Youth Centre on Thursday evenings. Beavers meet from 6 to 7 p.m. Cubs meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Scouts meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Venturers meet from 7:30 to 9 p.m. For details call DeeDee at 250-4040406. Euchre is played every second and fourth Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the Seniors Drop-in Centre, 9710 Brown St. If you are interested in a visit to Critteraid Farm in Summerland, please contact Joan at 250-494-4293 or e-mail info@critteraid. org. Visits can be arranged by appointment for Thursday afternoons. Come and learn about what an amazing group of volunteers Critteraid has and the outstanding community work that they do. Peach City Toastmasters meets Thursdays 12:05 to 1 p.m. Do butterflies attack your stomach whenever you’re asked to speak before a group? Join Toastmasters to improve your speaking abilities and leadership skills. Meeting every Thursday 12:05 to 1 p.m. in Penticton at the United Church on Main and Eckhardt, Room 202. Call 250-462-0422. Seniors’ coffee is held at the Seniors Drop-In Centre, 9710 Brown St., every Thursday from 9 to 10 a.m. Everyone is welcome. Coffee and raisin toast available. Seniors’ volleyball at the Youth Centre beginning at 10 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. For additional information call Jane or Frank at 250-494-4666. The Summerland Horseshoe Club is looking for new members. Practices are held in Memorial Park on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. Call Laura Williams at 250-494-3094. Summerland Lions Club meets on the first and third Thursdays of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Harold Simpson Youth Centre, 9111 Peach Orchard Rd. For more information call Gladys Schmidt at 250-4944933. Summerland Sportsmen’s Association meets every third Thursday of the month at 7:30 p.m. at Summerland Legion. The SSA focuses on fishing, shooting, hunting, archery and conservation and is affiliated with the B.C. Wildlife Federation. New members are welcome. The Summerland Multiple Sclerosis Coffee Group meets the last Thursday of every month at Santorini’s Restaurant at 10:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome. For more information call Sandy at 250-4936564. TOPS BC #725 Summerland meets every Thursday in the lower level of the Seniors’ Drop-in Centre, 9710 Brown St. Weigh-in is from 5:30 to 6 p.m. and is followed by a meeting. For more information call Louise at 778-516-3070.
Vintage Car Club, South Okanagan Chapter, meets the last Sunday of every month at 2 p.m. in the Youth Centre on Peach Orchard Road. Anyone who owns or is interested in vintage cars (25 years or older) is invited to attend. For more information phone 250-494-5473.
Friday Bridge is played every Friday at 1 p.m. at the Seniors’ Drop-In Centre, 9710 Brown St. Phone 250-494-8164. Cribbage is played every Friday at 1:30 p.m. at the Seniors’ Drop-in Centre, 9710 Brown St.
Monday Dabber Bingo is played at the Senior Drop-in Centre, 9710 Brown St., every Monday at 1:30 p.m. 16 regular games, Lucky 7, Odd/Even, Bonanza. Everyone is welcome. License #832873. Men — Love to Sing? Okanagan Christian Men’s Choir. Non-denominational choir invites you to join us, have fun, sing unto the Lord and enjoy the fellowship of other singers. Mondays 7 to 9 p.m. at Summerland Baptist Church, Fireside Room. For more information contact Hans at 250-494-7127. The South Okanagan Orchid Society meets the third Monday of the month at 7 p.m. at Okanagan College in Penticton. The group meets September to June. For more information, contact Joan at 250-494-4293.
call Cindy at 250-404-8072. Summerland Farmers’ Market in Memorial Park every Tuesday until October, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For information call Paul at 250-494-0540. Tai Chi is practiced in Memorial Park Tuesday mornings at 10:30 a.m. Beginners are welcome. Phone Nancy at 250-4948902. The Summerland Horseshoe Club Tuesday and Thursday evenings. See details in Thursday listing. Whist is played on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at 7 p.m. at the Seniors’ Drop-in Centre, 9710 Brown St. Everyone is welcome.
Wednesday Summerland Air Cadets parade Wednesday nights, 18:15 to 21:30 hours at Harold Simpson Memorial Youth Centre, 9111 Peach Orchard Rd. All youth aged 12 to 18 welcome. For more information call Air Cadet office at 250-494-7988. Summerland ATV Club meets on the first Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Summerland Library lower level. The club promotes responsible ridership including registration, insurance, safety certification and scheduled pleasure rides. Membership includes orchardists, farmers, ranchers and fun seekers of all ages including those with disabilities.
Upcoming Geology Bus Tours with the Summerland Museum. Saturday, July 21 and Saturday,Aug. 11 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with Geologist Dr. Kathleen Jagger. This exciting tour details the various intriguing geological formations and rock types found in Summerland. It also includes a stop at the top of Giant’s Head Mountain for a breathtaking panoramic
view and geological explanation of the valley below. Pre-register at the Summerland Museum Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. along with payment. For more information call (250) 494-9395. On Monday, Wednesday and Friday of each week, Recope Society of Summerland offers medically supervised water therapy and land exercise programs helpful to clients with various medical conditions, such as joint replacements, stroke, back problems, arthritis, to name just a few. A medical referral is required – speak to your doctor. Call Maureen at 250-494-9006 for more details. SADI Drop-In Program Monday to Thursday from 3 to 6 p.m. for students in Grades 6 to 12. Come out and play pool, ping pong or chill out and chat. Summerland Badminton Club plays most days all year. Call Shaun at 250-494-1523. Summerland Senior Oldtimer Hockey Group for ages 55 to 85+ plays Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 8 to 9:30 a.m. For registration and details contact Wayne at 250-494-7460. Under the Knife, featuring brightly coloured palette knife paintings by Brian Simons, is in the Main Gallery. Show runs June 28 to Aug. 11. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Summerland Art Gallery is located at 9533 Main Street. 250-494-4494 or email@example.com summerlandarts.com and on Twitter: @artspalette. Visit Summerland’s 102-year-old stone church, St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, by appointment starting now and available for your summer visitors. Call Doiran at 250494-5891 or Linda at 250-494-8722 for more information and to register for your church tour.
Kiwanis Club of Summerland meeting times are the first and third Tuesdays of each month from noon to 1 p.m. NeighbourLink’s Lunch Social is held the second Tuesday of every month at the Seniors’ Drop-In Centre, Ministerial Association 9710 Brown St. Everyone is welcome. Should you require transportation, please phone 250-404-4673 at least 24 hours in advance. Penticton Concert Band ST STEPHEN’S ANGLICAN HOLY CHILD practices Tuesdays from 7 9311 Prairie Valley Rd. (Stone Church in Summerland) to 8:30 p.m. New members CATHOLIC CHURCH Sunday Services - 8:30 am & 10 am welcome. Intermediate to Office Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday - 9 am - 1 pm Rosedale & Quinpool advanced players. For more information call Gerald at MASSES: 250-494-3466 250-809-2087. Saturdays 6:00 pm & Sundays 10:00 am The Reverend Canon Rick Paulin Quest Society of Tuesday-Friday 9:00 am www.summeranglican.ca Summerland meets on the Father Ferdinan Nalitan 250-494-2266 modern clean banquet facility available third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. in the meeting room Inviting you to SUMMERLAND BAPTIST at 9700 Brown St. (Parkdale Place). For more information The Church on the Hill SUMMERLAND'S LAKESIDE CHURCH phone 250-494-9066 or 25010318 Elliott Street Come, belong, believe and become 494-9106 or visit questsociety. Worship Services 9:15 AM & 11:00 AM It can start for you, or your family, shawwebspace.ca. SBC Kids @ 9:15 AM Lead Pastor: Larry Schram Seniors’ volleyball at the at 11:00 a.m. Sundays Associate Pastor: Del Riemer Youth Centre every Tuesday www.lakesidepresbyterian.ca For info or help call 250-494-3881 and Thursday. See details in On Butler off Lakeshore Drive 250-462-1870 www.summerlandbaptist.ca Thursday listing. South Okanagan ST. JOHN’S LUTHERAN SUMMERLAND PENTECOSTAL Genealogical Society is “Leading people to live by God’s grace open on Tuesdays from 10 9918 Julia Street a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Penticton and Christ’s teachings” Worship with us, Sunday at 10:30 am Library Museum building. N. Victoria & Blair Sts. 250-494-9309 Contact Nola Reid at 250Loving God, Loving People Family Worship - 10:00 am with 492-0751 for more details. Lead Pastor: Rev. Jack McNeil Step out. Have fun. Come Children’s Learning Time / Nursery-Grade 6 sing. Peach Blossom Chorus Pastor: Michael Colbeck 250-494-8248 meets Tuesday evenings at the Shatford Centre, 760 Main St., SUMMERLAND ALLIANCE UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA Penticton. For more information call 250-494-0815 or 250Real Life... Right Now! Henry Avenue 492-3032. 14820 Victoria Road North Summerland Caregiver 10:00 am Morning Worship Morning Worship: 10:00 am Support Group meets on Children's Church & Nursery the first and third Tuesday of 250-494-1514 (250-494-6181 Church Office) every month from 1:30 to 3 Pastor: Rev. Rick Gay p.m. at the Summerland Health Ministers: The Whole People of God Church Office: 250-494-9975 Centre. For more information,
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Berrisford brings home four medals Haley Berrisford, an 11 year-old from the Summerland ORCA Swim Team, won a medal in four out of five freestyle events at her second AAA Provincial Championships. She was competing among 600 of B.C.’s top swimmers in a four-day extravaganza from July 5 to 8 at the WaterMania pool in Richmond. Berrisford earned medals: two silver in the 800m and 400m freestyle and two bronze in the 200m and 100m freestyle events. “What was impressive is Haley’s ability to strategically race.
She’s only 11, and we discuss race splitting and she is able to execute her race plan with a natural feel of the water and shes knows what speed and pace she is going, whether it’s a sprint or a distance event,” said Orca Coach Joanne Malar. At Day One of competition, Haley had a difficult double, two races within 20 minutes of each other. The first event was her favourite race, the 800m freestyle (32 lengths or 16 Olympic Size/50 metre lengths) followed by another provincial final of the 200m freestyle.
At the Olympic level, these are doubles that swimming sensations Ryan Lochte, Michael Phelps and Missy Franklin are able to pull off at their level. Haley was entered second in the 800 freestyle, and raced to a best time by dropping 19 seconds to win silver in a time of 10:45.90. She got back on the blocks 20 minutes later and won a bronze in the 200 freestyle in a
time of 2:29.36. On Day Two, Haley qualified for the final (top eight) of the 50m freestyle, finishing seventh in this ultra sprint event, the extreme opposite of her 800 freestyle event. On Day 3, she swam the 200m Individual Medley (IM) and the 100 freestyle. She finished eleventh in the IM and followed it up finaling in the 100 freestyle sprint in 1:10.77.
In a tremendous effort, she dug deep to have a great finish and new PB in a time of 1:08.35, snagging her third medal, bronze, in this event. On Day 4 Haley strategized to deliver a perfectly split preliminary swim to drop nine seconds off her best time to qualify second for finals in a time of 5:11.45. In finals, she raced the provincial leader to attain her fourth medal, silver, drop-
SCOREBOARD Golf Sumac Ridge Golf Club Senior men July 4 Low gross: Bob Webb, 35; Maurice Wood, 35. Low net: Bob Smyth, 29. Birds: Bob Webb, 1. Closest to pin: Gerry Bryant, 1. Longest putt: Gerry Bryant, 1. Summerland Golf and Country Club Summerland Ladies Club Results: July 3 The Summerland Golf and Country Ladies Club held the Dot Foreman Tournament. Overall low net winner was Debbie Bevan. Runner-up low net winner was Ruth Daviduk. The score was tied and winner was declared by retrogression. In third place was Vijai Vaagen; fourth place, Ellen Clay; fifth place, Emmy Put; sixth place, Jean Walker; and seventh place, tied among Vi Ward, Jackie Martin, Lynne Karaim, Julie Macaulay and Maribel Rothfield. KPs: Hole 2, Vijai Vaagen; Hole 16, Monique Sadler; and Hole 4, Hedy Sewell. Long putt: Hole 9, Emmy Put; and Hole 18, Jackie Martin. Long drive: Hole 9, Vi Ward; Hole 8, Mary Brough; and Hole 7, Zoe Morris
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Four medals Haley Berrisford, 11, of Summerland shows her four medals from the AAA provincial swim championships. She competed with 600 of B.C.’s top swimmers in the four day meet.
ping an additional four seconds in a time of 5:07.70. “With this being only Haley’s second time competing at this highest level of provincial championships, and medaling four times, this just confirms what we already know,” said Malar.
“Haley is on her way to being one of Swim B.C.’s and eventually Swim Canada’s premier age group swimmers if she continues her dedicated work ethic and determination to improve, which we know she will.”
Podium finishes for triathletes Among the 194 entrants in the recent Kamloops KOS triathlon race were 16 members of Summerland’s TriPower Triathlon Club. Podium finishers were Ryan Peters, third, age 5; Tayla Ingram, first, 8-9 girls category; Connor Berrisford and Quinten Pearson, tied for first, 8-9 boys category; Holden Berrisford, 8-9 boys category; Tamatae Westby, first, 10-11 boys; Keegan Ingram, second, 10-11 boys; Haley Berrisford, first, 12-13 girls. Here’s how all the team members did: Ryan Peters, third, age 5, first time racer; Sean Peters, sixth,
age 6, first time racer; Fiona Girard, 11th, age 6; Tayla Ingram, first, age 8-9 category; Connor Berrisford and Quinten Pearson tied for first, 8-9 age category; Holden Berrisford, second, 8-9 age category; Holden Girard, 15th, 8-9 age category; Tamatae Westby, first, 10-11 age category; Keegan Ingram, second, 10-11 age category; Owen Lemoine, fourth, 10-11 age category; Evan Peters, sixth, 10-11 age category; Kassandra Hintz, fifth, 10-11 age category; Haley Berrisford, first, 12-13 age category; Andrew Carlow, fifth, 12-13 age category; and Ian Peters, sixth, 12-13 age category.
Personal Olympics memories It is that time again where I get excited about the up and coming Summer Olympics which will be held this year in London from July 27 to August 12th. Listening to Joanne Malar tell her Olympic stories and looking forward to her new challenge as CTV’s color commentary for swimming brought back vivid memories of the only Summer Olympic
Games Canada ever hosted. They were the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal and I had a very personal connection that still makes me emotional even today. My younger brother had been a member of Canada’s National swimming team for three years but it was the last day of the 1976 Olympic trials and he had not made the Olympic team. I remember
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watching his final event, the 100 metre freestyle with more nervousness that I had ever felt before. When he finished third I remember a sense of relief and jubilation that he was going to the Olympics. Coming from a small community that at that time was about the size of Summerland, the city of Mission had the same buzz Summerland had when Kristy Richards and Justin Kripps competed in the 2012 Winter Games. The lead up to the Games was amazing. My brother Gary had the opportunity to meet Prime Minster Pierre Trudeau but was more impressed with his attractive young wife Margaret. When the Olympic Games finally arrived the country was ripe with anticipation but our athletes were not doing very well.
Dale MacDonald Gary was a member of Canada’s 4x100 medley relay team but his spot on the team was not assured until he posted Canada’s fastest ever 100 metre time in the heats. Canada was ranked fourth going into the Olympics so there was hope for a medal. I was a University student at the time coaching Mission’s summer swim club. So there I was with the members of my swim team watching on national TV my brother’s dream
become a reality. Even though they were rated fourth, Graham Smith, Steve Pickell, Clay Evans and my brother Gary MacDonald set an Olympic record in finishing behind the Americans to win a silver medal. It is a day I will never forget and as I follow both Kristy and Justin as they continue their dreams and watch Joanne at this year’s Olympic Games, it will always be very special. (To make the world even smaller, Brent Hayden, Canada’s current 100 metre freestyle record holder is also from my hometown of Mission). Dale MacDonald has been Summerland’s Director of Parks and Recreation for the last 22 years and in his sporting past has won provincial championships in four different sports.
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Beverley Ann Wright passed away on July 7, 2012 at the age of 77 years. Beverley will be lovingly remembered by her children; Debbie (Ken), James, Lynne (Matthew), Cheryl, Michael (Sandra), eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Sadly predeceased by her loving husband, Dave and grandson, Jeff. Beverley had a wonderful sense of humour and loved spending time with her family and friends. She worked in the family shoe store with her husband for many years. She volunteered with Mothers Morning Out with the United Church. A Private family graveside service was held Thursday, July 12, 2012. Condolences may be sent to the family through providencefuneralhomes.com.
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Auctions RESTAURANT EQUIPMENT AUCTION (New & Used) Wed, July 18th @ 6:00pm, preview same day 9-6, 3953 Hwy 97 N, Kelowna, 1-800-556-5945 www.KwikAuctions.com
Fruit & Vegetables U-Pick strawberries, Summerland Strawberry Farm, 10002 Haddrell Ave. $1.45/lb. Phone 250-494-7373 for picking times.
Furniture ALL NEW Queen MATTRESS SET Still in Original Plastic! Must Sell. $150 - CALL: 604484-0379
Garage Sales Garage sale, Sat., July 14, 7:00 - noon. 7200 S. Victoria Rd, Summerland. Garage sale, Sat., July 14, 8:30 - 2:00. 6292 Hillborn St. Summerland. Huge garage sale.Collectibles, old garden implements, odds & ends for ﬁxing things, furniture, dressers, desks, chairs, Christmas decorations. July 14, 9 am - 4 pm. 9610 Giants Head Rd., Summerland Moving sale Sat, July 14, 7:30am-2pm and Sun, July 15, 9am-12noon. 8719 Palmer Pl. Bikes, furniture etc. Multi-family garage sale. Household goods, tires, tools, etc. Sat, July 14, 8am - 1pm. 12419 Ganzeveld Ave. Sat, July 14, 8:30 am. 12019 Lakeshore Dr S, Summerland. Renovation materials, & general household items.
14419 Fisher Close Summerland
Diane, Vi, Annette & Melissa
Hair Care for the Whole Family
778-516-5778 10104 WHARTON STREET
CASSIDY’S UPHOLSTERY & DESIGN
Antique Furniture Restoration Design/Colour Consulting Dining Room Chair Seats Foam Cushion Replacement
Dave & Judi Cassidy
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FOR RESTLESS or Cramping Legs. A fast acting remedy since 1981, sleep at night, proven for 31 years. Mon-Fri 8-4 EST 1-800-765-8660. www.allcalm.com HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/newspaper? STEEL BUILDING, Huge clearance sale! 20x24 $4,658. 25x28 $5,295. 30x40 $7,790. 32x54 $10,600. 40x58 $14,895. 47x78 $19,838. One end wall included. Pioneer Steel 1-800-668-5422. www.pioneersteel.ca.
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2 bdrm apt near downtown Summerland. Fridge & stove, W/D hookup, newly painted. 50+, NS NP. Avail immed. $700/mo. 250-493-6345 Summerland: Large 1 bdrm apt for rent. F/S. Refâ€™s reqâ€™d. NP, NS, ND. More info call 250-498-4370.
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GENEROUS SRI INCENTIVES and now government grants for ďŹ rst time buyers! SRI Homes and Lake Country are offering unbelievable discounts. Lake Country Modular Homes, located next to SRIâ€™s WinďŹ eld factory, offers custom designs, factory tours, expert advice & service and the best price! Call Don Purdie toll free at 1-866-766-2214. www.LCMhomes.com
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9203 James Avenue
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DOWN TOWN 45+ APARTMENT Excellent Condition â€˘ Spacious Bright Rooms â€˘ 2 Bedrooms â€˘ Lots of Storage â€˘ Quiet Friendly Development. $159,000
4 Stroke Mercury Trailer
Starting at $
NEED ROOM FOR THE IN-LAWS .24 ACRE PLUS A GREAT HOUSE VICTORIA PLACE WILL COMPLIMENT YOUR LIFESTYLE This home has a bonus room In a good location, close to This beautiful 2 bedroom, 2 already ďŹ t with cabinets, shopping and schools. Itâ€™s move bath ďŹ‚oorplan oďŹ€ers an open sink & space for a fridge. Two spacious living area great for in ready with 4+ bedrooms, 2 entertaining. Walk everywhere bedrooms have full ensuites + full baths & a lot of really great an additional bedroom & 1Â˝ for shopping, medical visits, entertainment, etc. $249,000 baths. $430,000 family space. $374,900
Perfect family trailer! Sleeps seven! Priced very well!
IT HAS ALL YOU NEED A great location, 4 bdrms, 2 baths, a large yard for kids & pets, lots of parking & a shed/ workshop. $289,000
GORGEOUS VIEW LOTS Here is a building lot that will meet your needs for a large family home on a small manageable lot. This .094 Acre lot will accommodate up to a 3000 sq. ft. home. $116,900
This immaculate townhome shows beautifully with new ďŹ‚ooring and paint. It oďŹ€ers 2 bedrooms, 1Â˝ bath, a gas ďŹ replace plus a small basement area that is great for a workshop. $169,900
2011 NORTH COUNTRY
Lots of trailer for a great price!
surround-sound, and a power-
DO YOU HAVE LIMITED FUNDS BUT WANT TO OWN YOUR OWN HOME? Call Tammy to ďŹ nd out how you can qualify to purchase this recently upgraded mobile home. $31,900
GREAT SPACE. GREAT PRICE Make your retirement the best it can be... 2 bdrms plus plenty of living space at an incredible $154,900
â€œAT MORROW SUITEâ€? B&B INCLUDED IN PRICE The whole package includes the B&B and all its contents. Check it out at http://www. bbcanada.com/12293.html. Huge Value at $674,900
AN IDEAL HOME TO RAISE YOUR YOUNG CHILDREN 3 bdrm, 2 bath rancher on .20 of an acre. Move in ready. Fully fenced. Storage shed or workshop. Covered deck. $379,000
SOLD 2 BEDROOM, 2 BATH LEVEL ENTRY HOME RESIDENTIAL LOT Immaculate, freshly painted, open No time requirements spacious design, large back yard, to build. Building full unďŹ nished basement, single car garage plus the driveway ďŹ ts a large scheme. Energy eďŹƒcient development. Fully truck, great neighbourhood & low strata fees for only $274,900 serviced. $115,000
BRING YOUR OFFER. SELLER OPEN TO ALTERNATIVE SOLUTIONS 55+ 2 Bdrm, 2 bath condo within walking distance to all amenities and the bus route. Completely updated & aďŹ€ordable. $169,900
Several in stock!
Includes a pull-out bike rack,
SOLD EXCELLENT INVESTMENT Rental suites that will always be desirable. Walking distance to downtown amenities and schools for all ages. Smart ďŹ nishing for great wear & tear. Priced from $199,900
CD player w/surround-sound!
exterior speakers, CD player w/ awning! Very spacious rear washroom!
2010 FORD F350
Diesel Fully Loaded 36,700 KM
14022 Highway 97 (Top of the Hill in Summerland)
1-800-977-6711 or local 250-494-2220
Mobile Home on Large Lot Seller willing to look at ďŹ nancing with reasonable down payment. 2 bedrooms, 1Â˝ baths, spacious living. OďŹ€ered at just $32,000
CEDAR VILLAGE, OKANAGAN FALLS 2 bedroom, 2 bath townhome with full ďŹ nished basement. 55+ & small pets allowed. This is a well run strata development with reasonable strata fees. $244,900
Whether you are a young family or an empty nester, this home is for you. It is ready for your active lifestyle with nothing left to do except enjoy. Call Tammy to see it today. $419,000
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MOTIVATED SELLERS, QUICK POSSESSION Upgraded, well priced ďŹ rst home. Fantastic location. Perfect for families. Pets welcome. $179,000
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Real Estate Appraisals E.W. (Wayne) SUNDBO, CRA 250-494-5353
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Homes for Rent Trout Creek. Semi furnished lakeshore home avail Sept 1 to June 30, 2013. 2 bdrm, 2 bath, lg kitchen, patio, bbq, laundry. NS/NP. Suitable for professional or retired persons. $1275/mo plus utilities. Refâ€™s reqâ€™d. 250-494-1748.
CUSTOM BUILT HOME High eďŹƒciency mechanical systems, quality ďŹ nishing. Low maintenance materials. 2800 sq. ft. with 3 bdrms & 3 baths. $399,900
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Bryan Hart Sales Representative Cell: (250) 490 5948 Office: (250) 494 2181 email@example.com
7418 SIMPSON ROAD
11.95 acres, 3 bed, 2 bath home Lots of potential..... MLS®133201
13219 N. Victoria Rd., Summerland
7125 PEACH ORCHARD ROAD SUMMERLAND
2140 sq ft, ft 4 bed, bed 2 1/2 bath home on .37 37 acre. acre Gorgeous property, close to beach, town and walking paths. So much to offer... Asking $425,000 but OPEN TO OFFERS. MLS®
NEW LISTING... 13410 BLOOMFIELD RD.
10318 GAYTON STREET
SOL 4 bed, 2 bath home close to everything!!! Walking distance to town, shopping, restaurants and schools. 2 garages, 1 carport p and wonderful workshop.. p MLS® 138064
Charming 3 bed, 2 bath home. Centrally located in C Summerland. Totally renovated, top to bottom. Roof S tto Floors. MLS®133724
Parade prizes At the Daybreak Rotary Stampede Parade in Williams Lake recently, the Garnett Valley Gang picked up a whole saddlebag of prizes, including first place in the Horse Group category. Gang member Roland Nuetzel (Jesse), seen in the bottom photo, won the Best Equine and Best-Dressed Cowboy prizes. The gang’s float won third in the Community Group over 30 feet. Pictured on the float are Joanne Gilbert (Simone); Sandra Haddow (Rocky); Debbie Giles (Dusty); and Jo Freed (Smokin’ Jo). In the centre picture are Mike Freed (Garnett Kid) and Dean Landmark (Slim), who was third in Best Dressed Cowboy.
SOLD!! Reduced! $409,900 3 bedroom Lakeview Character Home 1.28 acre lot 7102 Hespeler Road
Rare one-acre parcel in Trout Creek, One Block From the Beach, Flat, easy access... ready for your dream house! 919 Wharf Street
Good Luck! Athletes, Coaches, and Ofﬁcials from the Thompson-Okanagan (Zone 2) will be at the Surrey 2012 BC Summer Games July 19-22 Follow the results at www.bcgames.org
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G A RDE N CENTRE E SAVto ALL up % PLANTS 50off save
PC® gazebo Patio set not included.
ALL DECOR, TOOLS, POTS & BOXED SuApVtEo frozen pork tenderloin % FERTILIZERS 0off 2 per pack, cryovac
While quantities last. Selection may vary by store.
BBQ shelter BBQ grill not included. 109013
Ziggy’s® Internationale turkey breast
cooked or smoked, freshly sliced from our full service deli counter 256067
78 /100 g
SeaQuest® wild Paciﬁc salmon portions 454 g 345439
Bakeshop bulk bagels assorted varieties, mix and match, bulk
or .48 each
4 lb. box
all solar lights EQUAL TO .85/lb
fresh cherries product of Canada or USA, no. 1 grade
LIMIT 2, AFTER LIMIT 11.97 EACH
Maxwell House ground coffee original or dark roast, 925 g 769356
fresh greenhouse tomatoes on the vine product of Canada, Canada no. 1 grade 861884
LIMIT 2, AFTER LIMIT 5.97 EACH
Kellogg’s family size cereal selected varieties, 515-850 g
LIMIT 2, AFTER LIMIT 4.87 EACH
Tropicana pure premium orange juice selected varieties, not from concentrate, refrigerated, 1.75 L 436499
LIMIT 4, AFTER LIMIT 7.99 EACH
Insect Defend 5 pk
all ﬁreplaces and ﬁrepits LIMIT 2, AFTER LIMIT 8.29 EACH
LIMIT 2, AFTER LIMIT 10.29 EACH
Off! Smooth and Dry, 113 g or Off! Skintastic Kids, 175 mL
715182 / 347957
Off! Deep Woods Sportsmen 544965
LIMIT 4, AFTER LIMIT 9.99 EACH
Banana Boat or Hawaiian Tropic suncare selected varieties and sizes
909898 / 617438
all rocking chairs includes adirondack chairs
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