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S U M M E R L A N D,

A Summerland contestant is preparing for the B.C. Ambassador pageant later this month.










Safety product shown by John Arendt

Pageant preparation



A Summerland company is working to get a wireless safety product into workplaces across North America. Rick Shervey, director of Pro-Active Safety Systems Technologies Inc., said the wireless technology will help to prevent collisions with mobile equipment at work sites. The device uses radiofrequency identification technologies to track the precise movements of

equipment and workers. When a worker is too close to mobile equipment, a specially designed safety helmet or safety vest emits a beep and a vibration to alert the worker. Shervey said the technology can detect people in the vehicle blind spots and lets the workers know they are in danger. “People I know have been killed or badly injured,” he said. He added that there

are many accidents across Canada and the United States each year which could have been pre-

At present, Pro-Active has been awarded four patents for its product and 10 other patents are

“In the last 10 months, there were two deaths in the forest industry we could have prevented.” Rick Shervey vented by his device. “In the last 10 months, there were two deaths in the forest industry we could have prevented,” he said.

pending. Developing the product has been a long process, the result of almost six years of work and $2.5 million. Grant fund-

ing has come in from the National Research Council. Now that the design is done, Shervey wants to get into production before the end of this year. He would like to have all parts of the product built in the Okanagan, with the final assembly and packaging to be done in Summerland. He hopes to have around 30 people employed in a couple of years when the company is in full production.

Page 9 Road markers Plans are in the works to restore some heritage road markers at the entrances to the community.

Page 7 Virus precautions Okanagan residents are urged to take steps to reduce the risk of West Nile virus.

Page 2 Serving businesses The Summerland Chamber of Economic Development and Tourism is working to provide service to its member businesses.

Page 6 A game of horseshoes Horseshoe players from across the province will compete at a tournament in Summerland.

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Matt Kroetsch rides his longboard on a wooden bank set up at one of the corners on the Giant’s Head Mountain path during the Giant’s Head Freeride. Longboarding enthusiasts from around North America gathered for the competition.

YOUR SMILE I’m against picketing, but I don’t know how to show it.

Apple growers turn to cider by John Arendt After years of enjoying homemade apple cider among themselves, several Summerland orchardists are now marketing their product commercially. Tom Kinvig of Sum-

merland Heritage Cider Company said he and some fellow orchardists have been making cider together for 10 to 15 years, gathering for a glass every Tuesday. At the time, Kinvig used a cider recipe he had found as a way to use

some of the apples from his orchard. Over time, as he and the other fruit growers continued their Tuesday meetings, they looked at ways to make a better apple cider. “It wasn’t always the best stuff,” said cider

maker Bob Thompson. “We thought there had to be a better way.” Four or five years ago, Thompson took a course in cider making in Washington State. The orchardists also started growing apple varieties designed for

cider. These varieties, including Michelin, Kingston, Black and others, are not grown for eating. Instead, they are European varieties, some of them more than 150 years old. See TRADITIONAL Page 3






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West Nile virus precautions urged Although West Nile virus showed up in the Okanagan Valley in 2009, the disease remains rare. Still, the Interior Health Authority is urging people to take measures to reduce the spread of the disease. West Nile virus is spread from infected birds to people through mosquito bites. Since 2009, three cases have been reported in the province, all in the Okanagan. Last year, there were no reported cases. “It’s not as great a concern as we had originally speculated,” said Kevin

Touchet, manager of environmental health with the Interior Health Authority. The disease has been more prevalent in Saskatchewan, Alberta and Washington State. Touchet said the presence of the Rocky Mountains has kept the virus from moving west. The climate of the Okanagan Valley has also kept West Nile virus from spreading more quickly here. About one in five of those who are bitten by an infected mosquito will show symptoms of the disease. Fewer than one in 100 will have ser-

ious problems from the disease. Touchet said some prevention can begin at home, by getting rid of potential mosquito breeding grounds. This includes draining stagnant pools of water, emptying water from wheelbarrows after a rain and cleaning out eaves or birdbaths where water tends to collect. For those going to areas where mosquitoes are present, the Interior Heath Authority urges a few precautions. ❏ Use mosquito repellent. Products containing DEET

are safe if the label precautions are followed. ❏ Wear protective clothing. Dark clothing tends to attract mosquitos. In areas with lots of mosquitoes, wear loose, fullfitting pants and longsleeved shirts. Avoid using perfumes, soaps, hair care prod-

ucts and lotions with floral fragrances. ❏ Install mosquito screens on windows and consider staying inside between dusk and dawn and in the early evening. ❏ Prevent mosquito breeding around your home. Stagnant pools can be a big source of mosquitoes.

The province tests dead birds in the corvid family, including crows, ravens, magpies and jays, since these birds are more likely to die from West Nile Virus. People can report dead corvid birds to the province. Visit the B.C. Centre for Disease Control Dead

Bird Reporting page at In addition, Interior Health traps mosquitoes at 14 sites in the Southern Interior and sends them to a provincial lab for testing.

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Masonic contribution Members of the Summerland Masonic Lodge presented a cheque for $540 to Agur Lake Camp. From left are Masons Orv Robson, Jud Thompson and Dean Box, Carla Ohmenzetter of Agur Lake Camp and Masons Fern Daigneault and Barry Robinson. The money was raised during a recent pie night, organized by Okanagan Valley Masons. The money raised was designated to a family-oriented project.

Funding given to agriculture Funding from Canada and B.C. supported business development, innovation, food safety and sustainability under the Growing Forward Agreement in the third quarter of 2011-12. Growing Forward is a five-year framework that co-ordinates federal, provincial and territorial agriculture policy. A total of $1,957,093 was distributed. The funding included $25,500 to the B.C. Fruit Growers’ Association for study into invasive species in stone fruit and grapes

in B.C. These funds are part of the $78 million being invested in a number of nonBusiness Risk Management programs designed to help farmers and other participants in the agricultural and agrifood industry increase their competitiveness and profitability. The Growing Forward agreement also includes up to $475 million in B.C. to help provide income stability and insurance against losses through Business Risk Management programs.

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ATV stolen On Aug. 2, police were called after a green Yamaha Grizzly ATV was stolen from the 11000 block of Prairie Valley Road. The theft occurred overnight. The ATV has aftermarket wheels, chrome underplating, a rear seat and utility box and a chainsaw rack at the front.

Vehicles stolen Two vehicles were stolen over the past week.On Aug. 2, a gold 2000 Ford F250 pickup truck was taken from the 5000 block of Woods Avenue. The license number is DD5504. On Aug.4 to 5, a blue 1998 Dodge Caravan was taken from Trout Creek Auto Sales. The license number is 568LPE. Anyone with information about the thefts is asked to contact the Summerland RCMP detachment.

Thefts attempted Police were called following two unsuccessful vehicle thefts last week. On Aug. 2 at 6:20 a.m., a homeowner saw a thief attempting to steal a 1989 Ford pickup truck with an attached trailer on Swallowbeck Avenue. The owner chased the thief from the area. The suspect is descried as a white man, 28 to 30 years old, with brown hair cut in a mohawk and with a ponytail. The sides of his head are shaved. He was wearing a tan jacket. At Beaver Home Improvement on Agur Street, police were called after thieves attempted to steal a white 1999 Ford F150 pickup truck and a white 2000 Chevrolet pickup truck.

Youth centre vandalized Overnight on Aug. 2, vandals entered the Harold Simpson Youth Centre on Peach Orchard Road. Police say the gym door was ajar. A fire extinguisher was emptied into the gym and the kitchen. Three bottles of pancake syrup were spilled onto the floor and walls. A jar of pickled peppers was smashed and the contents strewn on the floor. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Summerland RCMP or Crime Stoppers.


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“The old way of doing things is still the best way of doing things,” Thompson said. While it is possible to make cider from any apple variety, he believes the quality of his cider is superior because of the apples used. “We think we make a cider unlike anything else in the valley,” he said. “It’s a far more complex product than you can get from Galas and Golden Delicious and Macintosh.” The apples have a bittersweet and bittersharp taste and contain a high tannin level. At present, they have planted a little more than one hectare in cider apples. Much of this land is not yet in produc-

Heritage cider Tom Kinvig shows a bottle of cider from the Summerland Heritage Cider Company. The cider uses traditional cider apples. Several Summerland orchardists are behind the new cider business.

juice. Instead, it is closer to wine and the

“We think we make a cider unlike anything else in the valley. It’s a far more complex product than you can get from Galas and Golden Delicious and Macintosh.” Bob Thompson tion. Thompson said the cider, with 7.7 per cent alcohol, is not just fermented apple 12

cider company operates under a winery license. “We want to reinvent cider in this part of the country,”

Thompson said. “We want to give people what the apple gives to us.” While cider production is not yet common in the Okanagan, it is growing in Washington and Oregon. The Summerland Heritage Cider Company will soon have a website in place at summerlandcider. ca. The company also has a page on

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Safety innovation After years of research and development work, Pro-Active Safety Systems Technologies Inc. is working to attract investors for an innovative safety system. The system uses radiofrequency identification technology to help workers prevent collisions with dangerous mobile equipment in the workplace. Considering the number of injuries and deaths from such collisions in Canada and the United States, there is clearly a need for good safety innovations. This safety invention is significant for several reasons. It could help to create jobs throughout the Okanagan as companies are needed to build the various components for the devices. The assembly work would then be done in Summerland, resulting in some job creation here. After coping with significant job losses in the last few years, anything which could add jobs deserves a careful look. Summerland needs a wide range of businesses if the community is to be vibrant. Developing the technology is important and it has been a time-consuming task, but the work does not end with the device. Since the beginning of the year, three devices, developed in Summerland, have been unveiled. The others are a rescue cart for firefighters, developed by four members of the Summerland Fire Department, and a device which combines hot water heating, space heating, air conditioning and backup electricity into one unit. Each of the innovations this year deserves further consideration. There is a lot of creative work coming from this community. We have the ideas in Summerland. Now we need the investors to step forward to help bring these ideas beyond the concept stage and into full production.

The long weekend brought visitors to Summerland for two sporting events. Longboarders gathered on Giant’s Head Mountain for their annual competition while participants in the Ultraman Canada triathlon finished the intense three-day event in Memorial Park on Monday. We are pleased the organizers of both events chose our community.

bad Pipeline posturing doesn’t help apples VICTORIA – The B.C. Liberal government is taking its new hard-line approach to federal environmental hearings on the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline proposal in September. Environment Minister Terry Lake has filed the B.C. government’s notice to cross-examine Enbridge, one of the world’s biggest pipe- Tom Fletcher line operators. Lake outlined the “tough questions” B.C. representatives will ask about spill response capacity on land and sea, tanker escort tugboats, pipe wall thickness, and Enbridge’s sluggish response to a pipeline rupture in Michigan. That’s all fine, and to be expected after Premier Christy Clark’s high-profile confrontation with Alberta Premier Alison Redford going into the recent premiers’ meeting in Halifax. Clark’s demands for “worldleading” safety and spill response, as well as meeting the constitutional obligation to consult and accommodate aboriginal groups along the route, are mostly a statement of the obvious. Her call for a “fair share” of proceeds from exported oil to reflect B.C.’s risk has been assaulted from all sides. Pipeline opponents seized on Clark’s suggestion that a major oil spill might be tolerable if there was enough money in it

for B.C. NDP leader Adrian Dix picked up the theme as he conducted his own belated tour of the proposed route to reiterate his opposition. There had been earlier hints from Alberta that B.C. might need further rewards for the risk. But when Clark made the “fair share” demand public, Redford was moved to channel Margaret Thatcher, declaring: “The Premier of Alberta is not going to blink on royalties.” The lady’s not for blinking, but

than 60 years. Protesters have an easy target in Kinder Morgan. With a tenfold increase to 25 tankers a month proposed to sail under the Lions Gate bridge, a heavy oil spill from Second Narrows to Stanley Park would be catastrophic to Vancouver’s environment and economy. Tankers have made that trip safely nearly 100 years, but the congested modern shipping lane offers more threat of collision, and clearing Burrard Inlet

Even if some way can be found to levy a B.C. tax on revenues from the Northern Gateway pipeline, it’s no solution. neither is B.C.’s Iron Snowbird, as Preston Manning dubbed Clark this spring. All this political theatre doesn’t amount to much. I’ll stand by my January prediction that the Enbridge proposal is unlikely to proceed, mainly due to the tangled state of aboriginal claims. Wealthy U.S. foundations that view the B.C. North Coast as their 500-year eco-experiment will be happy to help fund a decade of legal challenges, while continuing the media-spinning and protest support they are doing now. Even if some way can be found to levy a B.C. tax on revenues from the Northern Gateway pipeline, it’s no solution. For one thing, it would confer an advantage to the Trans-Mountain pipeline that has been shipping Alberta oil to Burnaby and the U.S. for more

for near-daily tanker transits would disrupt the rest of B.C.’s shipping trade. An Angus Reid poll last week showed as many as half of respondents remain openminded about the costs and benefits of new oil pipelines across B.C. Unlike B.C. politicians, they seem interested in learning more before making up their minds. Dix and the NDP ran to the front of the anti-pipeline parade early, as they did with the carbon tax and other issues. Clark began the Northern Gateway discussion with a principled position to wait for the result of the federal review, but that’s apparently out the window with an election looming. Tom Fletcher is legislative reporter and columnist for Black Press and BCLocalnews. com.

Once again concerns have been raised after a small forestry c a m p g ro u n d west of Summerland was damaged. The Trout Creek Crossing campground receives more damage than other campgrounds along the Summerland-Princeton Road. The cost of cleaning up and repairing the campground quickly becomes significant. If you know who is responsible for the damage to this site, please pass the information to the RCMP.

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Forestry campground destroyed Dear Editor: It is a shame that just a few youths have to ruin it for everyone else. For the past five years, youths have

burned picnic tables, destroyed the outhouse and cut down young trees to make room to park their vehicles and tents while partying at the

Trout Creek Crossing forestry campsite. This campground is also at an access to the Trans Canada Trail. This costs the tax-

payers more than $500 for each replacement table, plus the costs to transport, for clean-up and destruction of property. The Trout Creek

Crossing campsite cost about $2,500 after the last youth party there. It would be a shame to see this site closed.

How would you like your property destroyed? Anyone seeing damage being done can report it to B.C. Forestry Services at

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Troop in a truck

Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum

Packed into a truck for the long, dusty drive to summer camp at Okanagan Falls, the Summerland Scout Troop was probably anticipating fun, adventure and a break from their regular chores at home. Their parents were probably anticipating peace and quiet. In 1918, the trip to Okanagan Falls on a narrow dirt road, especially with this newfangled mode of transportation, made just getting there a big part of the summer camp adventure.

Oil pipeline plan is sheer madness Dear Editor: Sheer madness! Sending that mess from the tar sands — oops! I mean oil sands — through all those hundreds of

kilometres of manmade (and repeatedly proven to be fallible) pipe and then to ship it out from Kitimat, down through the fiord called the

Douglas Channel. If it gets through there unharmed and manages to dock in the mysterious East (which is accessed by sailing west) it

will bring a fine price, though not as much as the wages that would be paid to local workers if it were to be processed locally.

The jobs involved in processing both this messy stuff and the raw logs we continue to export will enable a lot of Chinese workers to buy

nice new cars — but not from Canada. And no, sir, I’m not a “radicalized environmentalist”. Harry Killick Summerland

Informational warning signs needed at dog beach Dear Editor: At the time of this writing, it appears that there is no indication that the Peach Orchard Dog Beach will be fully fenced to provide safe, secure enjoyment for dogs

1-250-558-1700 or 1-250-558-1728. Take pictures, record license plate numbers. Vera Antonsen Summerland

and dog owners alike. If the addition of a small portion of chain link fencing to the south end of the area is too much, may I suggest informational warning signs be posted in the area.

Wording might be something like this: This is an unsecured and not fully fenced area. If your dog leaves this area off leash it will be considered unlawfully at large, may be seized and subject

to Summerland’s Dog Control Bylaw #96-002. Penalties include fines up to $2,000 per day. After 72 hours the dog may be destroyed. Elden Ulrich Summerland

Dear Editor: I would like to express my concerns about the new proposed costs for water usage for our .20 acre lot. The recent District of Summerland statement had our midApril to mid-May costs at $40.29. For the following monthly billing period, the cost shot way up to $126.46. This huge increase must reflect the start of the irrigation season which will span six months of the year. I do not feel that these rates could be considered affordable or justified and would hate to have to let our garden die off as a result. Our household is quite efficient, with new dual-flush toilets, new dishwasher and front-load washer. Outdoors, we have re-done the garden with lots of drought tolerant plants in mulched beds. We have a vegetable garden to augment our summer grocery costs. We have added drip-lines to water our only real luxury, a new hedge of tiny cedars. I feel that rates must be re-examined and need to be adjusted downwards significantly. As it stands we would be charged approximately $1,000 per year, up from approximately $430 last year. Chris Warltier Summerland

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Providing service to businesses It’s generally accepted that membership organizations exist to serve their members. In most cases, it’s fairly easy to classify those members. For example members of a hobby club share a similar passion and professional membership organizations have their profession in common. Chambers of commerce have a much more broadly based membership in that the common denominators are business

ownership and enough of a desire to improve the business climate in a community that they join the local Chamber. The Summerland Chamber is unique in British Columbia in that every business that has a license with the District of Summerland automatically becomes a member. In addition, all our local service and cultural organizations are also members of the chamber. This means that we have an unusual-

ly large membership relative to the size of our town, and that such a broad membership brings with it very diverse goals and expectations. So how do we meet everybody’s individual needs? The short answer is that we can’t. Instead we must continually work to meet the needs of businesses and our community as a whole. We do this through marketing Summerland and serving our membership through educa-

tion, promotion and advocacy. Advocacy takes the form of having our views represented in the wider region, for example, by having a seat on the Kelowna International Airport advisory committee, or by supporting wider community initiatives such as the Penticton Hospital expansion or bringing a new airline to the local airport. Locally, we work to make our members’ needs known through avenues such as these

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articles, through communication with the District and by having representation on the Economic Development Committee. Promotion efforts include creating a Tourism Advisory Committee to explore a community vision, submitting an application for a provincial business award, creating a comprehensive business information package for someone wanting to move to Summerland or promoting local business initiatives such as the Summerland Credit Union Capital Fund. Through our voice in the Thompson Okanagan Business Examiner we can also make the wider region aware of news in Summerland. An example of educational opportunities that we can promote to our


Arlene Fenrich members is the new Micro Business Training Initiative that is available to business owners through the BC Chamber of Commerce. We also actively support initiatives like Economic Gardening created through Community Futures. In addition, we have many handson initiatives such as sponsoring local community organizations in their activities and

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providing consultation services as they plan their events. This just scratches the surface of all the Summerland Chamber is involved in. If you are interested in hearing more details, we are making a presentation to our Mayor and Council the morning of August 13. This is a public meeting so please feel free to join us there. We always appreciate your feedback. Please contact me at or Christine Petkau at 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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The 902 Summerland Air Cadet Squadron cleaned up the highway recently as part of the Adopt a Highway program. The cadets gratefully received a strawberry treat from The Market at Summerland when they were in front of the fruit stand.

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Road markers restored Heritage Commission raises funds to bring back historic signs

Heritage markers Stone markers and signs were erected in 1939 at each end of the community. The Summerland Heritage Commission is raising $10,000 to restore these markers.

Recycling program now accepts oil Oil, filters and containers added to list of materials allowed at site B.C. Used Oil Management Association sent two ambassadors to Summerland recently to promote recycling of used oil. Oil, oil containers and oil filters can be dropped off at the Summerland landfill to be recycled by B.C. Used Oil. The site is open to the public and do-ityourselfers. It is not to be used by commercial businesses, usually because they have been set up as oil collectors as well. Summerland landfill recycles not only used oil, but other products as well. More information about what is recyc-

lable at the landfill is available at There are also three medications returns facilities in Summerland which are Pharmasave 9515 Main St., Shoppers Drug Mart at 10108 Jubilee Rd. and Summerland Medicine Centre, 13009 Rosedale Ave.. More than 18 million litres of used oil is not recovered by the B.C. Used Oil program each year. These oils are hazardous to the environment and drinking water. Instead of sitting in landfills, used oil can be recycled into a variety of useful products. Information on environmental handling charges is available at

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Summerland’s Heritage Commission has launched a $10,000 fundraising campaign to restore two stone road markers that have welcomed residents and visitors to Summerland for more than 70 years. Erected in 1939, the markers originally featured two attractive apple-shaped signs on each side: one reading Welcome to Summerland, and the other reading Good Luck. At the southern entrance to Summerland, one marker sits well below road level on the east side of Highway 97 in Trout Creek, about 100 metres north of the bridge. It became barely visible to motorists after the highway was

upgraded in 1990. The other marker is located on Bentley Road, which at one time served as the old highway and the northern entrance. “The marker in Trout Creek needs repairs before it can be moved to its new location at the tourist pullout on the highway, approximately one kilometre to the north,” said commission chair David Gregory. “New

foundations will be required, and we will also need new signs to replace the originals that are in poor shape. We hope to have that work done locally.” Cheques can be made payable to the Summerland Museum and Heritage Society and sent to the museum. Tax receipts will be issued for donations $25 and more. The Municipality of Summerland will

not contribute funds, but will administer contracts to carry out the work, liaise with the province to secure space at the pullout, and supervise installation. The markers were originally erected through the generosity of J. H. McDonald, a lumber executive from New Westminster who fell in love with the community on his family’s visits to Summerland.

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Comedy set in cottage country Tickets are now available for Storm Warning, the fourth show of the season for Many Hats Theatre Company. Storm Warning is set in 1953 and is the story of Jack, a shellshocked World War II vet and Emma a bubbly jazz arranger who are thrown together by an accident of fate one weekend, a weekend that will change their lives forever. This Norm Foster comedy is also a love story set in Ontario cottage country which provides a peaceful background to Jack and Emma as they share their stories. Storm Warning opens on Sept.

6 with a gala reception following the performance and runs until Sept. 29. Shows are Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 8 p.m. with a Sunday Matinee at 2 p.m. All shows are on the Cannery Stage in the Cannery Trade Centre, 1475 Fairview Road, Penticton. Tickets are available at the Wine Country Visitor ’s Centre Railway and Eckhardt in Penticton or by phone 250-2762170 or you can dial toll-free 1-800-6635052. Many Hats is now able to offer guests reserved seating. Visit and look under Ticket Information.

Safety first Director Richard Shervey, lead engineer Donovan Rogall and lead technician Tom Walters of Pro-Active Safety Systems Technologies Inc. show a safety system for mobile equipment. The system uses wireless technology to alert workers if they are too close to mobile equipment at a work site.

Felt painting exhibit opens at art gallery Felt Painting: An Exploration of Texture and Colour featuring handfelted scenes by Robin Wiltse opens at the Summerland Art Gallery on Thursday, Aug. 16 with a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. In her artist’s statement, Robin Wiltse

says, “I observe and absorb colour, inspired by the play of light and the spaces between…. I am drawn to the weightless, familiar and tactile luminosity of wool.” Gallery hours are Tuesday to Saturday

10 a.m., to 4 p.m. The gallery is located at 9533 Main St. in downtown Summerland. The gift gallery is also open at this time.

Live music Check out the great music at some of Summerland’s winer-

ies. Music on the Mountain with Uncorked on Saturday, August 11. 1 to 4:30 p.m. at Thornhaven Estates Winery and Kirk Dixon on Sunday, Aug. 12. Music on the Patio with Danny Sameshima and his Jazz Trio on Saturday,

Aug. 11, 1 to 4 p.m. at Dirty Laundry Vineyards. And with Ash, from Vernon, on Sunday, Aug. 12.

Painting A Crush of Colour presents a series of painting workshops for all levels hosted at picturesque Sum-

merland wineries. Enjoy quality Okanagan wines, while we provide the materials and instruction to paint En Plein Air in the style of the masters. Allow their works to inspire you as we relax on the patio, taste wines and celebrate the colours of the Okanagan Valley. Dates and locations are Thursday Aug. 23 from 1 to 4 p.m. and Aug. 28 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Sonoran Estate, 5716 Gartrell Rd. To register please contact Jennifer Pickering, MFA at 250317-7263.

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Athletic funding Bobsleigh athlete Justin Kripps, left, receives a $1,000 cheque from Pharmasave. With Kripps are Dan Cassidy, Alanna Wertz, Tina Nielson, Dave Zamorano and Felicity Stahl of Pharmasave.

Join Ruth and Sharon on Saturday, Aug. 18 at 10 a.m. for an amusing and historical tour of Peach Orchard Cemetery, one of Summerland’s oldest graveyards. The tour is approximately two hours. Registration is required at the Summerland Museum, 9521 Wharton St. (Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) For more information call 250-494-9395 or e-mail

Movie night This week’s Friday Nite Movie in


David Finnis the Park is Dumbo. The movie will begin around dusk and is shown in Memorial Park. P opcorn, chips and beverages will be on sale to help support the Summerland Merchant’s Committee. Bring your chairs, blankets and pillows and enjoy the true family night out. ❏❏❏ If you know of an event you feel should be included in the Arts Palette or on the Arts Council’s online calendar, please e-mail dfinnis@telus. net or call 250-4948994. and twitter. com/artspalette David Finnis is the president of the Summerland Community Arts Council.

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Belanger in provincial pageant Former Blossom Queen vying for role as B.C Ambassador by John Arendt A Summerland contestant will represent the community at the B.C. Ambassador pageant in Merritt later this month. Jacquelyn Belanger, a former Blossom Queen in Summerland, will be at the provincial competition Aug. 17 and 18. There are 12 contestants from around British Columbia. During the two days of the pageant, she will give two speeches, one of them about the community. For this speech, she will be dressed to represent something from the community. “I’m dressing up as Giant’s Head Mountain,” she said. While the pageant is an opportunity for Belanger to represent the community, she said it is also a good opportunity for her to improve herself. “It was an oppor-

tunity I could not let pass. I had to do it,” she said. In addition to the two public speeches, Belanger has also been preparing for a three-hour knowledge exam which will cover all of British Columbia. During the preparation, she said she has gained a new appreciation for the province. For example, she has had to study the meaning behind the elements in the provincial flag. “It’s not just a flag anymore,” she said. “It’s what our province stands for.” The pageant also has an evening gown segment, an impromptu question, an interview with the judges and a talent presentation. For her talent, she will play the saxophone. She also performed on the saxophone for the 2011 Blossom Pageant in Summerland. At the end, three equally ranked ambassadors will be selected.

Sailing away Fred Trautmann, left, Thor Clausen and Danny Foster, at right prepare to take participants out on a boat at the Summerland Yacht Club during a Taste of Sailing. The event was held in conjunction with the fifth annual Okanagan Women’s Regatta. A total of 66 women registered for the introduction to sailing. With Trautmann, Clausen and Foster are Jean Futa, Theresa Kwas, Joan Swan and Charlotte Burbeck.

Women compete in annual regatta The Okanagan Women’s Sailing Association held the fifth annual Okanagan Women’s Regatta and A Taste of Sailing in Summerland on the weekend of July 27 to 29. Starting on the afternoon of July 27, volunteers from the Summerland Yacht Club had more than 60 women sign up

for A Taste of Sailing. Volunteers took out women who had never tried sailing to give them a sample of the sport. Throughout the evening the competitors for the fifth annual Okanagan Women’s Regatta were arriving from throughout the Okanagan Valley, giving the women in the

Taste of Sailing an opportunity to meet them. All day Saturday and Sunday the competitors in the regatta were on the water racing. Competitors come from throughout the Okanagan as well as the Lower Mainland to test themselves

against their peers. The competition was close in all fleets, lots of fun with spinnakers flying everywhere. There were three fleets in the event, the winners of each were: A Fleet – Ghost Rider, helmed by

Kerri Hardisty out of the Kelowna Yacht Club B Fleet – Contagious, helmed by Gillian Thomson out of the Kelowna Yacht Club D Fleet – Fitzcarraldo, helmed by Briar Hahn out of the Penticton Yacht Club


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What’s up SUMMERLAND and region Thursday 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 250-404-0406. 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 250-494-4933. 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 250-493-6564. 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.




St. Phone 250-494-8164. Cribbage is played every Friday at 1:30 p.m. at the Seniors’ Drop-in Centre, 9710 Brown St. 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. Summerland Museum’s Geology Bus Tours — On Saturday, Aug. 11 at 10 a.m., join geologist Dr. Kathleen Jagger on this exciting bus tour when she details the various intriguing geological formations and rock types found in Summerland. The tour is approximately three hours. Registration is required at the Summerland Museum 9521 Wharton St. (Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) For more information call (250) 494-9395. or email

Youth Centre every Tuesday and Thursday. See details in Thursday listing. South Okanagan Genealogical Society is open on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Penticton Library Museum building. Contact Nola Reid at 250-492-0751 for more details. Step out. Have fun. Come sing. Peach Blossom Chorus meets Tuesday evenings at the Shatford Centre, 760 Main St., Penticton. For more information call 250-494-0815 or 250-492-3032. Summerland Caregiver Support Group meets on the first and third Tuesday of every month from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Summerland Health Centre. For more information, 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 welcome. Phone Nancy at 250-494-8902. The Summerland Horseshoe Club Tuesday and Thursday evenings. See details in Thursday listing.



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.

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.



Dabber Bingo is played at the Senior Drop-in Centre, 9710 Brown St., every Friday Monday at 1:30 p.m. 16 regular games, Lucky Bridge is played every Friday at 1 p.m. 7, Odd/Even, Bonanza. Everyone is welcome. at the Seniors’ Drop-In Centre, 9710 Brown 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 Ministerial Association 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 ST STEPHEN’S ANGLICAN HOLY CHILD Orchid Society meets the 9311 Prairie Valley Rd. (Stone Church in Summerland) CATHOLIC CHURCH third Monday of the month Sunday Services - 8:30 am & 10 am at 7 p.m. at Okanagan College Office Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday - 9 am - 1 pm Rosedale & Quinpool in Penticton. The group meets MASSES: 250-494-3466 September to June. For more Saturdays 6:00 pm & Sundays 10:00 am information, contact Joan at The Reverend Canon Rick Paulin Tuesday-Friday 9:00 am 250-494-4293.


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Tuesday 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, 9710 Brown St. Everyone is welcome. Should you require transportation, please phone 250-404-4673 at least 24 hours in advance. Penticton Concert Band practices Tuesdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. New members welcome. Intermediate to advanced players. For more information call Gerald at 250-809-2087. Quest Society of Summerland meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. in the meeting room at 9700 Brown St. (Parkdale Place). For more information phone 250-494-9066 or 250494-9106 or visit questsociety. Seniors’ volleyball at the

Upcoming 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. Summerland Museum’s Peach Orchard Cemetery Tour — Join Ruth and Sharon on Saturday, Aug. 18, 10 a.m.for this amusing and historical tour of one of Summerland’s oldest graveyards. The tour is approximately two hours. Registration is required at the Summerland Museum 9521 Wharton St. (Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) For more information call (250) 494-9395. or e-mail Under the Knife, featuring brightly coloured palette knife paintings by Brian Simons, is in the Main Gallery. Show runs until 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 admin@summerlandarts. com and on Twitter: @artspalette. Visit Summerland’s 102-year-old stone church, St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, by appointment and available for your summer visitors. Call Doiran at 250-494-5891 or Linda at 250-494-8722 for more information and to register for your church tour.

What’s happening If you would like to have your event listed on this page, please e-mail us at, send us a fax at 250-494-5453 or drop off your information at the Summerland Review, 13226 Victoria Rd. N, Summerland. The Summerland Review’s website at also has an online calendar where you can list your events.


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Witnessing the stories at the Olympics As my eight-day Olympic swimming extravaganza unfolded, I felt so privileged to witness the personal stories, triumphs, emotions and excitement of the Olympics. As an athlete, it was difficult to describe an Olympic experience, and I find it just as difficult this time, as a CTV commentator.

Friendliness The Olympic Games always resonate with a unique mix of happiness, excitement, goodwill and a global community all blended into one. As an athlete, I experienced three Olympics — Barcelona, Atlanta, Sydney — and was a spectator at three more — Athens and the Winter Olympics of Turino and Vancouver. London was my seventh Olympic experience. Every country displays their different flavours and all these Olympics to me were equally as special. As many British Columbians experienced in Vancouver 2010, there is a definite sense of spirit. There is an energy that resonates at a deep level throughout the competitors, volunteers and spectators. It is simply beautiful. One would love to bottle that combination and replicate it universally and constantly. Friendly rivalry exists between so many athletes within one’s own country but also between countries. Seeing 20-yearold, Chad Le Clos of South Africa, win the 200 butterfly by 5/100th of a second over Michael Phelps was a surprise finish no one expected. In an interview with CTV, Phelps was asked how it felt to have Le Clos beat him as Le Clos was just

Olympic coverage Joanne Malar provided commentary on swimming events for CTV at the 2012 Olympics in London. At left is Rod Smith of CTV.

eight years old when he watched Phelps set his first world record and wanted to be just like Phelps one day. Phelps response was, “I love that guy,” and he genuinely was happy for the young gold medalist who defeated him in his signature event.

Excitement There is never a lack of excitement at the Olympics in terms of athletic performances and accomplishments. The top moments for me in the swimming pool was seeing two British Columbian swimmers mount the Olympic podium. Brent Hayden of Mission, winning bronze in the 100 freestyle and Ryan Cochrane of Victoria winning silver in the 1500 freestyle. These were the only two medals for Canada in the pool. The determination and self-confidence required to have a perfectly executed performance on game day is admirable and many new young Canadian swimmers will be inspired.

Another top moments for me was seeing Phelps become the greatest Olympian of all time, winning his career total of 22 medals, 18 of them gold. In London, his first two races were subpar, finishing out of the medals in the 400 IM and silvers in the 4x100 freestyle and 200 fly. He maintained his composure and ended up winning four gold medals and it was so satisfying to see the greatest swimmer and Olympian of all time show his human side of going through

struggles and hanging in there to elevate back up to victory. There were young females who at 15 and 16 years of age, set world records and won gold medals in complete shock — Ruta Meilutyte (Lithuania), Katie Ledecky (USA) and Ye Shiwen (China) as well as veterans who competed in their third and fourth Olympics.

Emotion So many emotions whizzed around inside of me, watching swimmers hold back tears not only after victory, but after competing in their

last career race. Sport has given so much to them personally, their families but also to all of us fans and supporters. Life is about allowing real emotions to be experienced and both celebrating with each other and sympathizing in difficult times. This togetherness unites us as a world community and simply as human beings. From the Blade Runner, Oscar Pistorius, making history to Paula Findlay succeeding in simply finishing her triathlon, or Scott Dickens weeping to learn he earned a final swim. It is priceless to witness families experiencing their child’s dreams. We can have these Olympic moments not every four years, but every day. By taking the time to get to know each other in the community better, caring about some one else’s goals, celebrating small successes and being supportive when times are tough. This is what I love about Summerland, and it being a smaller community. I feel like we are more aware of these community factors and are more personally vested. You don’t have to travel thousands of miles to experience a


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Nielsen golfs one under par During the MJT BC Series at The Harvest Golf Club in Kelowna on July 23 and 24, Rachelle Nielsen, 15, of Summerland shot a one-under-par 71 on the second day, her best round in her MJT career and the lowest round in the girls’ division. Her score drove Summerland Golf Club, represented by Nielsen and MJT newcomer Declan

Riddle, 11, also of Summerland, to victory in the MJT Interclub competition over the Calgary Golf and Country Club Team and The Harvest Golf Club Team. The Summerland Golf Club juniors receive a free entry into the MJT Okanagan Junior Championship at Predator Ridge Golf Resort in Vernon, August 26 and 27, as a result.

SCOREBOARD Golf Sumac Ridge Senior Men Results: Aug. 1 Low gross: Gerry Bryant, 32. Low net: Dan Kelly, 27. Closest to pin: Bob Smyth. Longest putt: Gerry Bryant.

Summerland Golf and Country Ladies Club The Summerland Golf and Country Ladies Club counted low gross low net scores on Tuesday, July 17. The winners were: First Flight: first low gross Joanne Gartrell, second low gross Gwen Redfern, first low net Vi Ward, tied for second low net Amanda McConaghy and Doreen Butterworth. Second Flight: first low gross Helen Benallick, second low gross Emmy Put, first low net Louise Mitchell, second low net Anka Manders. Third Flight: first low gross Beryl McNeill, second low gross Jean Walker, first low net Betsy McAndrew. On July 23, the club held its Two-Lady Team event. First Low Gross Chelsea Cooper and Haley Cameron 74, from Gallagher Canyon; first low net Kathy Brooks and Belinda Steckler 63, from Mission Golden Eagle Summerland winners: second low net Vi Ward and Vijai Vaagen, 63; third low net Debbie Sticklemier and Sue Eden, 65; sixth low net Marilyn Tamblyn and Lynne Karaim, 67; seventh low gross Gwen Redfern and Val Eibner, 82; seventh low net Doris Tower and Ginny Wilson, 68; eighth low gross Lil Smith and Doreen Butterworth, 84. On July 31, the results were: First Flight: first low gross Val Eibner, 86; second low gross Carol Mulligan, 87; first low net Catrina Kim, 70; second low net, Amanda McConaghy, 74. Second Flight: first low gross Joanne Gartrell, 92; second low gross Pat Gartrell, 103; first low net Monique Sadler,77; second low net Lynne Karaim, 78. Third Flight: first low gross Janis Goll, 110; second low gross Beryl McNeill, 111; first low net Norma Chambers, 78; second low net Jean Walker, 80.

At the finish line Chad Hon was the first competitor to cross the finish line in the Ultraman triathlon on Monday. The three-day ultra-endurance event drew competitors from around the world. The finish line was in Memorial Park in Summerland. With Hon are his daughter Alex, at left, and his wife Sarah.

Swimmers excel at meets The Penticton Pikes have had a successful July with top results in Kelowna, Salmon Arm and Revelstoke. In Revelstoke, David, Simon and T.J. Paisley made finals in all their events, placing top five in all, and posted many best times. Hanna Marsh-deBoer of Summerland also swam three best times and finished second in the 50 Freestyle and 50 backstroke. Shannon Clarke of Summerland placed top six in her division in four events with a few best times. In Kelowna, Emily Henderson qualified for finals in 50 fly and 100 Backstroke while her brother J.J. Henderson swam best times in his events.

Ryan McMillan placed top four in all the novice races while his sister Ashley McMillan earned four thirdplace results, winning the bronze aggregate medal for her division. Leah Newstead swam well, finishing in the top three in the B final for all five of her races. Her sister Sarah Newstead also had a strong meet with five best times and qualified for the B final in all her events. Isabelle and Chloe Bouchard also qualified for the B finals in their events with a few best times as well. Mason and Richter Heintz swam in the finals of their events, both having their strongest swim in the

A final of 100 freestyle. James Naude qualified for the A finals in all three of his events, placing third in the 50 freestyle. Head coach Elliot Clarke of Summerland raced on the Sunday, placing fourth in the A final of the 50 fly. The Division 4 boys and Division 1 girls both placed second in the relay event. The last local meet was held in Salmon Arm, where the Pikes once again had a strong showing. Leading the pack was Ashley McMillan, who once again won the bronze aggregate medal after placing third in five events and second in the 50

breaststroke race. Ryan McMillan tried his first 50 metre events and posted best times on both races. Ellen Ball also swam her first 50 metre races and was strong in her group, with best times as well. Anders Say won both the 25m freestyle and the 25m backstroke. Ben Say swam an incredible meet qualifying for B finals in five events and posting five best times for the season. Sarah Newstead continued her streak of earning a best time at each swim meet and swam a very strong 50 freestyle and 100 IM. Leah Newstead posted three best times and qualified

for the B finals in four events. Chloe and Isabelle Bouchard had best times in three races each, with Isabelle earning a spot in the B final of 100 IM. Jack McLennan posted five best times and qualified for finals in four events. Vanessa McMillan swam an excellent 50 freestyle, posting a best time again. Jaren LeFranc, swimming in his second season is making waves everywhere. He placed third overall in 100 breaststroke and qualified for the B finals in his other races. Head coach Elliot Clarke was third in the A final of 100 breast and fifth in the A final of 50 free.

Horseshoe tourney scheduled Horseshoe players from around British Columbia will compete in Summerland this weekend. The Summerland Horseshoe Club is sponsoring the 56th annual Horseshoe

Pitching Tournament Aug. 11 and 12 in Memorial Park. Nick Culic of the Summerland Horseshoe Club said the tournament will bring players from the rest of the Okanagan Val-

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Funeral Homes

Business Opportunities

Help Wanted

Help Wanted

Help Wanted

A BUSINESS BOOMING Our expanding Kelowna company needs TEAM players for F/T work. NO experience necessary. Great opportunity for those willing to grow with our company.

An Alberta Construction Company is hiring Dozer and Excavator Operators. Preference will be given to operators that are experienced in oilfield road and lease construction. Lodging and meals provided. The work is in the vicinity of Edson, Alberta. Alcohol & Drug testing required. Call Contour Construction at 780-723-5051.

CONCRETE FINISHERS and Form Setters. Edmonton based company seeks experienced concrete finishers and form setters for work in Edmonton and northern Alberta. Subsistence and accommodations provided for out of town work; Cell 780-660-8130. Fax 780-444-7103.


CERTIFIED MILLWRIGHTS Needed for growing northern company. Competitive wages and benefits. Safety tickets necessary. Fax resume to 250-775-6227 or email: Online:

INSERTING MACHINE Operator required for busy Alberta printing plant. Previous Alphaliner or other machine experience an asset. Mechanical & computer aptitude required;



Credible Cremation Services Ltd. Basic Cremation $990 +tax Sensible prices for practical people


24 hrs “No Hidden Costs” Pre-Pay & Save

AUTOMOTIVE SCRATCH & Chip Repair. Lucrative. Easy to learn. Mobile. Exclusive territory. Income Potential $100/hr. Very low operating expenses. F/T or PT. 1(250)686-0808.

Career Opportunities

2,500+/mo to start!


559 Ellis Street, Penticton, BC



CHECK YOUR AD! Notice of error must be given in time for correction before the second insertion of any advertisement. The publisher will not be responsible for omissions or for more than one incorrect insertion, or for damages or costs beyond the cost of the space actually occupied by the error. DABBER BINGO, Seniors Centre, 9710 Brown. Every Monday, 1:30PM. 16 regular games, Lucky 7, Odd/Even, Bonanza. Everyone welcome. License #832873. MORE MONTH THAN MONEY? DON’T GO HUNGRY. Help is available at the Summerland Food Bank. Phone 250-488-2099 before noon Tuesdays to arrange for your pick up time.

Personals CURIOUS ABOUT Men? Talk Discreetly with men like you! Try FREE! Call 1-888-5591255. MEET SINGLES right now! No paid operators, just real people like you. Browse greetings, exchange messages and connect live. Try it free. Call now 1-888-744-3699.


Timeshare CANCEL YOUR Timeshare. NO Risk Program, STOP Mortgage & Maintenance Payments Today. 100% Money Back Guarantee. FREE Consultation. Call Us NOW. We Can Help! 1-888-356-5248.

Children Childcare Available Childcare avail evenings and overnight. Mature, exp, refs & criminal check. 250-494-0833.


Employment Business Opportunities Attention: We need serious & motivated people for expanding health & wellness industry. High speed internet/phone essential. Free online training

Students Welcome.

Build Your Career With us

• Focus On Safety EXPERIENCED PROCESSOR OPERATOR REQUIRED IMMEDIATELY FOR A FULL TIME PERMANENT POSITION. 3-5 years experience with Waratah dangle head and related computer programs preferred. This is a full time, permanent position working in our post and rail yard in beautiful southern BC. Great working conditions, excellent wages, benefits and profit sharing. Please fax resume to 1250-295-7912 or email to

Education/Trade Schools COMMERCIAL BEEKEEPING Certificate Program. GPRC Fairview Campus. Extensive study of beekeeping, queen rearing, and honey business. Paid work experience. Affordable on-campus residences. Starts January 7, 2013. Call Lin. 1-780-8356630; IF YOU’RE Interested in real estate, then take Appraisal and Assessment, a specialized two-year business major at Lakeland College’s campus in Lloydminster, Alberta. Your training includes assessment principles, computerized mass appraisal valuation of properties, farmland evaluation and property analysis. Start September; 1-800-661-6490, ext. 5429. MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION Rated #2 for at-home jobs. Start training today. Graduates are in demand! Enroll now. Take advantage of low monthly payments. 1-800-466-1535

Help Wanted CERTIFIED ELECTRICIANS Wanted for growing northern company. Competitive wages and benefits. Safety tickets needed. Fax 250-775-6227 or email: info@torqueindustr Apply online:

New to Summerland? - New Baby?

We’re proud to Welcome You Contact: Tracy Wardley 250-494-1874


Misc. for Sale


Performance • Industry Leader In The World Markets • Competitive Compensation Packages • Sustainable Business Practices • Progressive Environment

Apply online today and build your career with us!



Journeyman Millwrights Meadow Lake, Sk.

Do you thrive in a dynamic and challenging environment with opportunities for continuous growth and development?


Olive Myrtle Caldwell/Freeman The family of Olive Caldwell is saddened to announce her passing on Tuesday July 31, 2012, in Penticton. Olive was born on October 3, 1923 in Ethelton, Saskatchewan to Rupert and Katie Brown, the fifth child of eight. She was raised on the family farm outside of Ethelton, Sask. In 1941 she attended Normal School in Saskatoon. She taught school at June Rose School west of Simpson for two years. At that time she met the saxophone/fiddle player of the small county school’s band. She married Donald Freeman on July 1, 1944. They farmed 5 miles west of Imperial and together they raised seven children. In 1952 they moved the house to Imperial, Saskatchewan. Olive was a 4-H leader in Imperial. She was very involved with the United Church Women (UCW). Olive and Donald both loved to curl. They spent many hours curling together. After celebrating 25 years of marriage, Donald passed away in June of 1970. Olive and the three youngest children moved to Summerland, BC in the summer of 1971. In November 1974 she married John Caldwell of Summerland. They lived for many happy years in the Trout Creek area. They enjoyed many trips fishing, travelling to Arizona and other parts in the United States, and travelled across Canada to visit the Maritimes. Olive made a trip to New Zealand and Australia with a friend. Olive was a member of the The Rebecca Lodge of Summerland. She was very involved in making turkey pot pies and other fund-raising functions for the Rebecca’s. In 1999-2000 she was the president of the Rebecca Assembly of British Columbia. She travelled the province visiting all the different Rebecca Assemblies. Sister-inlaw Edna Brown, a Rebecca Sister, accompanied and assisted on these trips. In 1992 they moved to a new home and John passed away in August of 1993. Olive loved crafts. She spent many hours knitting, crocheting and sewing. In her later years she tatted many daisies for her card making. She was always making something. Olive and Don were blessed with seven children; Shirley, Patricia, Beverly, Gerald, Ronald, Mavis and Phillip. She was pre-deceased by her parents, husbands Don and John, her daughter Pat, sisters Beatrice, Helen, and Audrey and sister-in-law Betty. She leaves to mourn her sisters Lola (Dan), Marian (Irving), brothers, Lloyd and Arnold (Edna), her children, Shirley (Joe), Pat -deceased (Dale), Bev (Ray), Jerry (Ethel), Ron, Mavis and Phillip (Tammy), 15 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren and many nephews and nieces. She was a Motherly figure to step-children, Robin and Leslie and their families. Olive’s last years were spent at the West View Home in Penticton. We thank the staff for making her life comfortable. A Funeral Service took place at on Saturday, August 4th , 2012 from the Summerland United Church. Interment followed at Canyon View Cemetery, Summerland BC. Condolences may be directed to the family through

Providence Funeral Homes

“Summerland’s Rosedale Chapel”



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Help Wanted

Hotel, Restaurant, Food Services

Painting & Decorating

AUTOMATED TANK Manufacturing Inc. is looking for welders. Due to a huge expansion to our plant located in Kitscoty, Alberta, 20km west of Lloydminster. We have openings for 10-3rd year apprentices or journey person welders. We offer best wage in industry. 3rd yr apprentice $28$30/hr, journey person $32$35/hr, higher with tank experience. Profit sharing bonus plus manufacturing bonus incentive. Full insurance package 100% paid by company. Good working environment. Join a winning team. Call Basil or Blaine at; (office)780-8462231; (fax)780-846-2241 or send resume to:; Keep your feet on the ground in a safe welding environment through inhole manufacturing process. No scaffolding or elevated work platform. NEUCEL SPECIALTY CELLULOSE is a softwood dissolving sulphite pulp mill, located in peaceful, picturesque Port Alice, on the majestic West Coast of BC near the Northern tip of Vancouver Island. Do you appreciate sport fishing, hockey, mountain biking, golfing, scuba diving, hiking, camping, skiing, caving? Port Alice and the surrounding areas are a home base and playground for you and your family. Port Alice is a friendly town and a great place to raise children. Currently there are exciting employment opportunities at Neucel and we are looking for qualified and committed people to fill them. • 2nd Class Power Engineer • Electrician (2) • Millwright (2) • Vibration Analyst • Process Engineer • Maintenance Purchaser • Manufacturing Support Engineer • Shift Superintendent To apply for any of these positions please send your resume to: or Fax 250-284-7715. PARTS AND Services representatives at Jacobson Ford Salmon Arm BC. We are looking for exciting, customer friendly, dynamic individuals capable of working in a fast paced work environment. Parts and service experience an asset but not necessary, email resume to:

Sun Village – Penticton

Casual Dietary Multi Service Workers Cook experience preferred! Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference and join our team, we are currently recruiting for MSW (Housekeeping / Laundry / Dietary) positions to work on a casual basis. JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Must have Food Safe, WHMIS, TB Test & provide a Physician’s Clearance note. Must be able to work variable shifts, including weekends. Successful candidate will undergo a Criminal Record Clearance.


We are looking for Manager and Assistant Manager Trainee at our Subway store located within the Summerland Mac’s Convenience Stores. Applicants must have prior management exp. in retail or food service along with food safe certificate. We offer: D Competitive salary D Benefits D Bonus program quarterly D Paid Vacation F Opportunities for advancement D Fun work environment If you are customer service oriented individual with a positive attitude and a passion for food and people, then we want to meet you. Please fax your resume to: 604-590-3569 Attention: Jeff Jacobsen or e-mail to:

3 Rooms For $299, 2 Coats Any Colour

Career Opportunities

Hotel, Restaurant, Food Services

F/T Food Service Supervisor. $13/hr+ben. Supervise workers, prepare work schedules, est. and order supplies. Prepare & submit reports. Mail CV: 102-14405 Rosedale Ave., Summerland, BC V0H 1Z5 or email:

(Ceiling & Trim extra) Price incls. Cloverdale Premium Quality Paint. NO PAYMENT, until job is completed!

We’re on the net at

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Opening Soon Real Canadian Superstore, Penticton BC NOW HIRING for part-time positions in ALL DEPARTMENTS!

The new Real Canadian Superstore in Penticton, BC is looking for talented part time colleagues in all departments who are passionate about providing an exceptional shopping experience for customers and delighting them every step of the way! As a colleague in one of our stores, you will have an immediate impact on sales and customer satisfaction by: • Providing exceptional customer service • Ensuring accurate product scanning • Executing company-directed promotions and programs • Maintaining product displays We offer our colleagues progressive careers, comprehensive training, flexibility and a benefits package. Interested applicants should apply online at and click on “Careers” (posting #38177BR).

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TICKETED Crane Operator in the West Kootenay Area with experience/Ability up to 75 ton crane send resume to


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IF YOU own a home or real estate, Alpine Credits can lend you money: It’s that simple. Your credit/age/income is not an issue. 1-800-587-2161.

• Industrial • Commercial • Residential

M O N E Y P ROV I D E R . C O M $500 Loan and +. No Credit Refused. Fast, Easy, 100% Secure. 1-877-776-1660.

Sandy 250-490-7855

After hours

Justin 250-488-2831 Monday to Saturday 9am to 11pm Sunday 11am to 11pm

Call 250-494-7481 Reg#26229


Quality upholstery with practical design ideas.

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Hair Design

Diane, Vi, Annette & Melissa

Hair Care for the Whole Family


Home Care/Support


Landscaping Screened Topsoil - $24 yard. 6 yard min. with free delivery. Dave Knight Trucking. 250490-7652 or 250-494-1628.

14419 Fisher Close Summerland

Classifieds Get Results! FOOT Care Nurse - Bayshore Home Health is hiring a casual, on-call nurse with an advanced footcare certificate. If you possess an outstanding work ethic; positive attitude; passion for superior client service, and a reliable vehicle, send your resume to by Aug 11.

Misc Services

Commercial & Residential

SLIM DOWN For summer! Lose up to 20 lbs in just 8 weeks. Call Herbal Magic today! 1-800-854-5176

To apply, please apply online at http://www. By Fax: 250-861-3112 or In person or by mail: 1450 St. Paul Street Kelowna BC V1Y 2E6

Misc Services


Health Products

CRIMINAL RECORD? Don’t let it block employment, travel, education, professional, certification, adoption property rental opportunities. For peace of mind & a free consultation call 1-800-347-2540.

Misc Services



Legal Services

Career Opportunities


Do you thrive in a dynamic and challenging environment with opportuniƟes for conƟnuous growth and development?

Trades, Technical

Career Opportunities


Antique Furniture Restoration Design/Colour Consulting Dining Room Chair Seats Foam Cushion Replacement

Dave & Judi Cassidy

250-494-8228 • 13380 McClure Place, Summerland, BC V0H 1Z1

Summerland residents turn to the pages of this paper to find professional and reliable local companies and service providers. To add it to your marketing mix, call 250-494-5406

Brad’s 15





Property Management


Small Engine Repair

since 1994. Lawn mowers, trimmers, ATV’s, outboards, dirtbikes (pickup/delivery). 250-494-4202.

Merchandise for Sale


HUGE SELECTION - LOWEST PRICES Rebuilt Appliances with Full Warranties

WASHERS from $299 WASHER/DRYER sets from $449 FRIDGES from $299 RANGES Ask about our from $299 6 month buyback



#180-1652 Fairview Rd

(across from Home Hardware)

Fruit & Vegetables Dickinson Family Farms: Apricots, and cherries including Raniers. Open 7 days a week, 9-5. 17208 Bentley Rd. 250494-0300. Taking orders for pickling cucumbers, tomatoes & corn. Phone 250-494-9800

Garage Sales GARAGE Sale at 6102 Orr Place, Summerland on Saturday August 11th from 9AM to 12PM. Lots of girls tween and teen accessories, jewelry and books. Also selling housewares and some sporting goods.

Heavy Duty Machinery A- STEEL SHIPPING STORAGE CONTAINERS / Bridges / Equipment Wheel loaders JD 644E & 544A / 63’ & 90’ Stiff boom 5th wheel crane trucks/Excavators EX200-5 & 892D-LC / Small forklifts / F350 C/C “Cabs”20’40’45’53’ New/ Used/ Damaged /Containers Semi Trailers for Hiway & StorageCall 24 Hrs 1-866-528-7108 Delivery BC and AB Sharpening Equipment, Complete, Like New condition, $15,000. 1-(250)542-4106.

Realty Executives Penticton

Appraisals/ Inspections

Real Estate Appraisals E.W. (Wayne) SUNDBO, CRA 250-494-5353

Rental Property Management for Summerland

Sex and the Kitty

- Vacation Home Checks - Full Time Management

A single unspayed cat can produce 470,000 offspring in just seven years. Sadly, most of them end up abandoned at BC SPCA shelters or condemned to a grim life on the streets. Be responsible - don’t litter.

- Tenant Placement

Aimee Thurlin 250-462-1969

Senior Assisted Living ASSISTED living suite available immediately in a well-established private care home. Located in Winfield in a lovely lakeview setting. Three meals provided per day. Room is furnished with hospital bed; bath lift & raised toilets available. Common eating & living areas. Clean & homey atmosphere. References available. $1,850 per month. Contact Dave @250-869-7690 or

Suites, Lower

Houses For Sale

Houses For Sale



Auto Financing


World’s Best Wake-Surfing Boat. Call for details & price. #6831


Each Office Independently Owned and Operated

MLS® Listings Marketed by Tammy

19 Foot to 23 Foot 90 HP,

Starting at $ TRADES & FINANCING AN OPTION Close to all amenities and bus route. Large open floor plan with 2 large bedrooms and baths. Beautifully updated. New appliances. REDUCED $169,900



MOUNTAIN & VALLEY VIEW Fully serviced lot. Options for custom built home or build your own. Suited for a rancher with walk-out. $115,000

Perfect family trailer! Sleeps Includes a power-awning and

2 BDRM, 2 BATH TOWNHOME WITH FULL BASEMENT in popular Cedar Village, Okanagan Falls. Lovely patio area. Garden space available if desired. West facing with nice views from the private patio area. $244,900

GROUND FLOOR 45+ SUITE Excellent floor plan with 2 bedrooms, open spacious design & lots of storage space. New appliances and new flooring. $159,000

$ 2 BDRM GROUND FLOOR SUITE An affordable friendly environment close to all amenities. Fantastic views & lovely outdoor spaces. $154,900


CD player w/surround-sound! Several in stock!


Lots of trailer for a great price! Includes a pull-out bike rack, exterior speakers, CD player w/ surround-sound, and a power-

OUTSTANDING QUALITY & STYLE Move right in to this beautifully Completely remodeled with updated town home in a excellent decor choices. Open great location for shopping spacious design, 4 bdrm, and recreation. It offers a nice HERE IS A GREAT BUY FOR FIRST TIME HOME BUYERS OR INVESTORS 3 bath, huge garage plus floor plan, a covered patio & a workshop, fantastic views. 3 Bdrm, 2 bath townhome in a family complex mostly small room in the basement. All appliances included. upgraded. Close to schools. Pets welcome. $179,000 $674,900 $169,900

20 ACRES- Only $99/mo. $0 Down, Owner Financing, NO CREDIT CHECKS! Near El Paso, Texas, Beautiful Mountain Views! Money Back Guarantee! Free Color Brochure. 1-800-755-8953.

Homes for Rent



Other Areas

Summerland 3 bdrm home. Close to town & all amenities. W/D, A/C, NS. Pets negotiable. Avail Sept 1. $1650/mo includes util. 250-486-4880


seven! Priced very well!

Real Estate

Avail immed. 1,000 sq ft commercial / retail / daycare space in high traffic area. 9303 Peach Orchard Rd, Summerland. 250-494-0175 or 250494-9757.



Misc. for Sale

Commercial/ Industrial


ORCHARD COUNTRY Box 878, 10124 Main St. Summerland, BC V0H 1Z0 Toll Free: 1-888-494-8881

HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837

Lg 2 bdrm, 2 bath suite in 4unit bldg, Summerland. Avail Sept 1. Walking dist to town. 50+, NP, NS. $850/mo + util includes W/D, F/S. 250-4850125 or cell 250-535-0964.

9203 James Avenue

3 bdrm 1500 sq ft home walking distance to school. 9303 Peach Orchard Rd, top floor. $1000/mo + util. Avail Sept l. 250-494-0175 or250-494-9757

Medical Supplies

Apt/Condo for Rent


4 Stroke Mercury


Auto Services

• Volkswagen & Import alley Repair Specialists • Auto Sales est • Used Auto Parts AUTOMOTIVE LTD.

Suites, Upper

Invacare Power Chair TDX SP, $3500. Nexus walker, $200. Drive silver sport wheel chair, $100. 250-494-1915


Auto Services

Houses For Sale


3 bedroom in Summerland. New carpet, flooring, and paint. Bright and sunny. Parking for 2 vehicles. Close to school bus, 20 minute walk to downtown. N/S, N/P. Ref required. Call Judy at 250-4861863 or email: Bright, large 1 bdrm apt. $650 incl util. Separate entrance. Shared laundry. NS NP. Quiet area. Sept 1. 250-494-5042

Appraisals/ Inspections


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DreamCatcher Auto Loans “0” Down, Bankruptcy OK Cash Back ! 15 min Approvals

1-800-910-6402 DL# 7557

YOU’RE APPROVED Poor, Good, OR No Credit at AUTO CREDIT NOW DL11143 Details and APPLY online OR TOLL FREE 1-877-356-0743

GREAT VALUE LOT Build your dream home on the best view lot at Rock Garden Estates. $116,900

3 BEDROOMS & 4 BATHROOMS Level entry rancher with full walk-out daylight basement. Laundry is on the main as well as the master bedroom so there is no need to go downstairs unless you want to. $419,000

INVESTMENT, RETIREMENT OR FIRST HOME Quality construction. Quality finishing. Quality location. Value priced west facing 2 bedroom, 2 bath suite. Qualities that will retain their value. $249,000

A HOME TO SUIT MOVING UP OR MOVING DOWN 2 Bdrm, 2 bath rancher with over 2,000 sq. ft. walking distance to downtown. Move-in ready, fully fenced yard. $419,000

Do You Want to Own But

THE ROSEDALE A fantastic new development offering spacious living & affordable choices for first-time home buyers, retirement living & investors. Starting at $199,900

awning! Very spacious rear washroom!







Crew Cab with Canopy, 143,550 kms.

14022 Highway 97 (Top of the Hill in Summerland)

1-800-977-6711 or local 250-494-2220 DL#9391

Scrap Car Removal 1AA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Min $60 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 250-899-0460

Can’t Get Financing WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE Custom build, excellent quality rancher with walkout basement. Fenced yard, RV Parking. Fantastic view. $399,900

Seller may carry. Call Tammy to inquire. $32,000

For more information on the above properties and much more please visit


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r a d n e l Ca Events... of

Proudly serving the community of Summerland for over 31 years.

There’s nothing like a summer ride at the Kettle Valley Steam Railway! Bring your family and friends and help celebrate our steam locomotive’s 100th Birthday. The 3716/Spirit of Summerland is steaming her way through her another busy 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. There’s nothing else like it in the Okanagan Valley!

“All Aboard� 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 • 250-494-4376



SUMMER SCHEDULE - June 14 - September 3 - Train departs 10:30 am & 1:30 pm – Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday (Prairie Valley Station is closed on Tuesdays & Wednesdays)


OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK LUNCH & DINNER • Fully Licenced • Children’s Menu available

14015 Rosedale Avenue 250-494-1105

*Please note that the 1:30 pm regular runs on August 5th & September 2nd, 9th & 23rd are cancelled in lieu of Robbery events.

Johnston • Goodrich Lawyers Summerland’s newest Law Firm with Summerland’s most senior Lawyer.

Tel (250) 494-0442


Great Train Robbery & BBQ Event - Sunday, August 12th at 4 pm (SOLD OUT) There is still room on the August 26th at 4 pm – but book soon to avoid disappointment! Experience a “Wild West� 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 “rob� you of your spare change! After this exciting ride – you’ll enjoy a delicious BBQ dinner back at the station. Reservations Required. Other upcoming Robbery Dates: September 3rd at 1:30 pm & 4 pm, September 9th & 23rd at 1:30 pm

KETTLE VALLEY STEAM RAILWAY Ph. (250) 494-8422 • Fax: (250) 494-8452 Toll Free: 1-877-494-8424




for unwanted gold or silver jewellery



Monday - Friday: 9:30 am - 4:00 pm GOLDSMITH • CUSTOM DESIGN • REPAIRS


We are proud to support the KVSR


Summerland’s Longest Established Law Firm

13211 N. Victoria Rd • 250-494-6621

Summerland Tim-Br-Mart No Dig Lawn Edging EZ Installation • 20’ (6 m) Reg. $19.95




Includes 6 stakes, 2 connectors Made in Canada

9310 Jubilee Road 250-494-6921

Music on the Patio Primo Beans Selected Varieties Or Lentils Or Chick Peas 540 ml

5 for



While W hil quantities last • Sale in eect until August 11, 2012

13604 Victoria Road (In the Sungate Plaza)


Proud to support the Kettle Valley Steam Railway

Thornhaven’s Music on the Mountain Featuring music on the Patio

August 11, 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm


August 12, 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm

KIRK DIXON Bring a picnic!

6816 Andrew Ave Summerland Open 10 am - 5 pm May Through October or anytime by appointment. 250-494-7778

Saturday, August 11th - 1 to 4 pm The Danny Sameshima Jazz Trio Sunday, August 12th - 1 to 4 pm Ash - from Vernon Saturday, August 18th - 1 to 4 pm Will Schlackl

Dirty Laundry Vineyard 7311 Fiske Street, tel: (250) 494 8815

Open Daily 10:00 am - 6:00 pm - Fri. & Sat. 10:00 am - 5:00 pm - Sun. to Thurs.

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