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Municipality and developers reach agreement on downtown project

A delegation from Summerland’s sister city of Toyokoro, Japan visited the community earlier this month.

by John Arendt

Page 10 Providing funding Two Summerland organizations are among five in the region which have been awarded gaming grants.

Page 5 Announcing candidates Three Summerlanders are vying for the chance to be party candidates in the next provincial election.

Page 6 Preparing for Ironman Eight Summerlanders will participate in the 2012 Subaru Ironman Canada triathlon on Sunday.

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It’s hard to make a comeback if you haven’t been anywhere.


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Bre Harker picks some apricots from a residential tree. Volunteers with the Summerland Asset Development Initiative’s Fruit Tree Project have been harvesting fruit for homeowners with trees on their property.

The documents have now been signed for a development on Wharton Street. On Thursday afternoon, developers and members of municipal council met to sign the paperwork. Mayor Janice Perrino said the multi-storey development will benefit the downtown area. “This is such good news for Summerland,” she said. “This is a real boost. It will help to revitalize our downtown.” Before construction can begin, the developers will need a development permit and a building permit. The development permit will go to the municipality’s design committee and then to council. The building permit is handled directly through the Developm e n t S e r v i c e s “This is such good news for d e p a r t - Summerland. This is a real ment. boost. It will help to revitalize Randy G i b s o n , our downtown.” Janice Perrino one of the developers, said the target for groundbreaking is February, 2013. The completion of the first building is expected for early 2014. By early September, a sign will go up to announce the project. Joe Mahovlich, one of the developers, said the project’s value will be between $90 and $120 million. Perrino said the development will help the downtown area. “This whole project is in the core,” she said. “It’s where we want to grow.” The developers have been working on this project for the past 18 months. In spring, they presented conceptual drawings of the project at a public open house. See PROJECT Page 3

Branding to assist in promotions Municipality and chamber will work together to define community by John Arendt A $10,000 community branding exercise is designed to assist the

municipality and the Summerland Chamber of Economic Development and Tourism in promoting the community. The municipality and the chamber will each contribute $5,000 for the exercise, which will be completed by the Tour-

ism Advisory Authority. Connie Denesiuk, a member of the chamber board, said the branding exercise is important for the community to market itself. “Who are we and what can we give to our visitors?” she asked.

While the chamber has worked on branding and marketing in the past, Denesiuk said this is the first time the chamber and the municipality are working together in this area. She added that the exercise by itself must also lead to action and change.

“It’s a huge waste of time for people to get involved in committees that don’t result in change,” she said. Mayor Janice Perrino said the branding exercise is an inexpensive way for the community to define itself. See NEED Page 5






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POLICE REPORT Girl attacked Police are looking for help from the public in locating a suspect in an assault and attempted abduction of a 13-year-old girl last week. She was walking west on a trail near Victoria Road north and Julia Street at about 2 p.m Friday when a man came up behind her and grabbed her by the hand. She tried to pull away and he slapped her once in the face. She screamed and the man ran away eastbound on the trail. The suspect is described as aboriginal, between 30 and 40 years of age, about six feet in height and 175 pounds. He has scarring or pock marks all over his face. He was wearing a black sweater, black cotton pants and runners. Anyone having information about this suspect or this incident should call the Summerland RCMP at 250-494-7416 or contact Crime Stoppers by phone, web or text.

Boy towed on road Police got a call Monday afternoon about a child riding in a boat being towed behind a motor vehicle on Highway 97 north of Summerland. They followed up and ticketed the driver. The boy was hanging on to an inner tube.

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Mayor Janice Perrino, second from left, and municipal planner Ian McIntosh, fourth from left, answer questions on the proposed Bentley Road Industrial Area at an open house on Thursday afternoon. A total of 34 people attended. The proposal calls for more land for industrial development following the removal of a block of properties from the Agricultural Land Reserve. Those who wish to fill out a questionnaire on the proposal may do so until Sept. 1. The questionnaires are available at Municipal Hall or online at

Summerland search and rescue had to help a 20-year-old Burnaby man who got stuck climbing the canyon wall at the trestle over Trout Creek. He and a companion were attempting the climb Sunday afternoon when he had to be rescued.

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Project to house library and museum Continued from Page 1

The first five-storey building in the plan will have an area of more than 6,000 square metres. It will include commercial and professional spaces and residential units. Additional buildings are also planned. The development will also house the Summerland branch of the Okanagan Regional Library and the Summerland Museum. At present, both are in buildings much too small to meet their present needs. The library, with an area of 316 square metres, is 48 per cent of the size needed to adequately serve Summerland’s present population, according to the Okanagan Regional Library. The building was opened in 1981. Since 2003, the Okanagan Regional Library board has been working to find a larger library location for Summerland. The museum, with an area of 372 square metres, is also facing problems because of space limitations. The building has been in place since 1983. While the project has been billed as a Wharton Street development, Gibson said the focal point will be on Kelly Avenue, across from Memorial Park. For several years, the municipality has been looking to

Signing papers Developers and members of municipal council gathered on Thursday afternoon to sign the papers for the Wharton Street project. From left are Coun. Bruce Hallquist, Coun. Orv Robson, Mayor Janice Perrino, Coun. Martin Van Alphen, Joe Mahovlich, Danny Nonis, Randy Gibson, Mark Nonis and Wilfred Barranoik.

develop the area. Earlier, another developer had expressed interest in the Wharton Street project, but an agreement was not signed and the plan expired in January, 2011. The property was then re-evaluated on March 28, 2011. Municipal planner Ian McIntosh said the project will include a $2.8 million cultural centre, a $2.1 million museum and $1.037 million worth of servicing in the area.

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Developing in the core The Wharton Street development project has the potential to significantly change Summerland’s core area. The agreement, signed on Thursday, is the result of 18 months of effort. While the groundbreaking is still several months away, there is still much to be done before construction can begin. A target date of February 2013 has been set for the groundbreaking for the first building and the developers do not expect the work will be completed until early in 2014. With an estimated value of $90 to $120 million, the Wharton Street project is significant in its cost and in its scope. The project calls for a series of large buildings with residential, commercial and professional spaces. The development will provide new spaces for the Summerland Museum and the Summerland branch of the Okanagan Regional Library. These new spaces are badly needed as both facilities are operating out of cramped buildings at present. The need for a larger library and museum has been evident for many years. While expanding these facilities will help the community, the biggest improvements from Wharton Street will come when residential units in the building are occupied. Adding population growth to the core of the community simply makes sense. As people move in and near the downtown area, there is a resulting vibrancy. At present, Summerland’s downtown is quiet and deserted after business hours. This will change once people are living in the area. With more activity, there is a potential benefit for the businesses already present in Summerland’s downtown area. And if that happens, it would be a badly needed boost for the local economy.

When three Summerlanders each put their names forward to represent their political parties in the 2013 provincial election, it is time to take notice. They are showing a willingness to get involved and to make a positive difference locally and provincially. This level of commitment is impressive. We urge others to get involved if they see a need around them.

Time for investment in forests VICTORIA – The B.C. government’s emergency committee on timber supply has produced its report, but it leaves many of the big questions unanswered. Can the Burns Lake sawmill, destroyed by fire last winter, be given enough timber to rebuild? It’s likely, committee members concluded, if areas that are currently considered “marginally economic” are Tom Fletcher harvested. With nearly half the pine in that region dead from beetle infestation, and much of the better timber already cut, that means harvesting areas that would produce only about two thirds of the volume that is currently considered economical to log. Will eight more sawmills have to close once the beetle-killed timber becomes too degraded to cut in the next few years? Committee members hold out hope that extending the cut to less economic timber stands can reduce this impact as well. But with the current cut far above historical levels to maximize beetle-kill harvest, some industry contraction seems inevitable. All this depends on adequate forest inventory and investment in replanting, fertilizing and provision of additional roads and power lines that would allow access to timber and potential bioenergy development. And that is where the political fight lies ahead. The timber supply committee

delivered a unanimous report, despite the harsh divisions between the B.C. Liberal and NDP members who serve on it. NDP forest critic Norm Macdonald, vice chair of the committee, agreed it did good work during the seven months it has toured affected areas of the B.C. Interior. But he said the roots of the problem go back a decade, to when the B.C. Liberals started reducing support for forest health just as the beetle epidemic was spreading.

the newly amalgamated forests, lands and natural resource operations ministry, points to the urgent efforts to upgrade the government’s detailed picture of the state of the forests, so it can consider new cutting, planting and fertilizing efforts. But there’s no denying that he came to the job in a crisis that will take more spending in the future, and he will have a hard time finding it as Finance Minister Kevin Falcon looks to balance the books for the 2013 election.

Will eight more sawmills have to close once the beetle-killed timber becomes too degraded to cut in the next few years? Ten years ago the government removed the obligation for the province to reforest areas affected by disease and fire. This was not only at the peak of the epidemic, it was one year before devastating wildfires raced through the Interior in the summer of 2003. “In 2002, the government removed its obligation to replant those areas, and cut the budget by 90 per cent,” Macdonald told me. “The three-year budget that’s in front of us is keeping on the downward slide, and it’s not what people in communities are saying is the answer. So that has to change.” The opposition, the auditor general and various forest experts have been blasting the government for the degraded state of the timber inventory, at a time when environmental changes have been sweeping. Steve Thomson, minister of

If nothing else, the pine beetle epidemic has forced the B.C. government to consider some of the intensive forest management that we hear about in Scandinavia, one of those places that supplies B.C. with wood furniture. And it has prompted renewed interest in offering new forest tenures to aboriginal communities with unresolved resource claims. Under current law, the government can only direct award new forest tenures to aboriginal communities. So part of the committee’s proposed solution is to “expedite negotiations” with the Burns Lake First Nations to give them a chance to harvest some of the marginally economic forest areas that remain. Tom Fletcher is legislative reporter and columnist for Black Press and BCLocalnews. com.

culls A community branding exercise could be one of the most positive things to happen in Summerland, provided the groups involved act on the recommendations from the report. Only a few years ago, a meeting and brainstorming session on community branding resulted in a lot of good ideas presented but little if any action taken afterward. This time, the exercise will come at a cost of $10,000. If the recommendations are simply received and filed with no action taken, the result will be a waste of time and money.

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Comin’ through

Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum

Pleasure boating on Okanagan Lake has always been popular, even in the 1920s, but when the SS Sicamous headed for the Summerland wharves, smaller boats were quick to get out of her way. The Sicamous was a passenger steam ship with room for 310 passengers and 900 tonnes of cargo and it must have been a thrill to buzz around her in a little motor boat. Many Summerland residents made it an evening ritual to be at the dock when she came in, whether to collect mail, meet friends or just watch the majestic “floating palace” come and go.

Need seen for updated message Continued from Page 1

she said. She added that it From the late 1980s is important for the until some time after municipality and 2000, the communchamber to work ity adopted an Old together on this pro- English theme in its ject. downtown area and Deneisuk also also billed itself as a believes the joint nature “We really have not of the exercise will had a good communbenefit the ity message for a community. number of years.” “ We ’ re Janice Perrino going to be working together instead of town of festivals. separately.” she said. Perrino said brandPerrino said the ing will change over project will result in time and the theme a strong message for which defined Sumthe community. merland in the past “We really have should be revisited. not had a good com“It was great when munity message for it was done, but it’s a number of years,” tired,” she said.

Grant funding awarded Museum and arts council receive money Two Summerland organizations are among five from the region which have been awarded gaming grants.

The grants, announced last week, include $22,500 to the Summerland Community Arts Council and $15,000 to the Summerland Museum and Heritage Society. Three Penticton

organizations also received money. The Penticton Minor Baseball Association received $9,360, the Penticton Aquatic Association received $13,200 and the Penticton Minor

Lacrosse Association received $10,850. Throughout the province, $3,690,470 will be distributed to 146 organizations. “From preserving our local history to giving tomorrow’s

Olympic champions a club and place to practice their skills, these grants make a difference to the people who enjoy participating in local sports and culture,” said MLA Bill Barisoff.

Dry conditions lead to campfire ban As the fire risk increases, the municipality and the Kamloops Fire Centre have both issued campfire bans in the area. Both bans took effect on Friday, Aug. 17 at noon. The bans are in place as the fire danger rating is high throughout the Kamloops Fire Centre, with a few pockets where the danger rating is extreme. Those violating the Kamloops Fire Centre’s ban may be

issued a ticket for up to $345 and anyone causing a wildfire through arson or recklessness may face up to $1 million in fines and three years in prison and will be held accountable for associated fire costs. Gas or propane stoves and briquettes are not affected by the ban. The fire ban is in place in the Lillooet, Kamloops, Salmon Arm, Merrit, Vernon and Penticton Fire Zones.

Summerland is in the Penticton Fire Zone. A wildfire was burning near Osprey Lake about 35 kilometres west of Summerland at press time this week. The 10-hectare fire appears to have been caused by an earlier lightning strike, smouldering underground in tree roots until it broke out during the hot and dry conditions Sunday. The Osprey Lake fire was being

fought by about 25 fire fighters as well as helicopters and an air tanker. It was located in a remote area off the Summerland to Princeton Road, away from

structures and camping areas. It was one of about 50 new fires in B.C. over the hot weekend, and the largest of 10 in the Kamloops zone.

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Ziebarth seeks to represent Liberals Businessman and civic volunteer Mark Ziebarth of Summerland is seeking the nomination for the B.C. Liberal Party in the riding of Penticton. He declared his candidacy at a family picnic attended by friends and supporters Wednesday evening.

Ziebarth wants to help build the economic strength of British Columbia for coming generations. “I am a fiscal and financial conservative. I believe the best, highest and most important role of an MLA is to strengthen the economic health of the

province. Everything good stems from a good economy.” Without a healthy economy, “there’s no money to pay for the hospitals, health care and roads.” Ziebarth is president of Freemark Information Services, an advisory and consulting business. He

is currently executive vicepresident of ABK Restoration Serv i c e s and an Mark instructor at the Ziebarth Okanagan College School

of Business. From 2003 to 2009 he was located at Penticton as president and chief executive at Bongarde Media. Now a Canadian citizen, he is a graduate of George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Active in business, civic, church and pol-

itical organizations in the South Okanagan, he was named Business Leader of the Year in 2008 by the Penticton and Wine Country Chamber of Commerce. He is co-chairman of the Penticton B.C. Liberal Riding Association’s Free Enterprise Friday event series,

and is secretary of the association. He is chairman of the Penticton Mayor ’s Advisory Council for the South Okanagan Events Centre, and board treasurer of the South Okanagan Medical Foundation. He and his wife Julia have four children.

Denesiuk announces bid for Liberal nomination After nearly two decades as a school trustee, Connie Denesiuk is running for the chance to represent the riding of Penticton as the Liberal candidate in next year ’s provincial election. D e n e s i u k announced her inten13

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to rise each year. We need more well paying jobs to support families in the region.” Denesiuk said the riding and the province need well-paying jobs for families and good stewardship of resources. During her time on the Summerland School Board and later the OkanaganSkaha School Board, Denesiuk served as a trustee and later as board chair. She also served as the president of the B.C. School Trustees’ Association. In addition, over the past 32 years she has been a partner with her husband Bob in a small construction company. She is also active in community service and volunteer work. D e n e s i u k ’ s announcement, on her 35th wedding anniversary, comes one day after MLA Bill Barisoff announced he would not run in the 2013 provincial election. Barisoff was first elected to the legislature in 1996. He has been the Speaker of the House since 2005. The Penticton riding Liberals are expected to nominate their candidate Oct. 20 at the Ramada.

A train ride

Carla McLeod Special to the Summerland Review

It’s full steam ahead for the Kettle Valley Steam Railway again this season. Passengers disembark at the Canyon View Station to take pictures and admire the famous steam engine, The Spirit of Summerland.

Finnis makes bid for NDP candidacy A former municipal councillor and federal New Democratic Party candidate is vying for the opportunity to be the party’s candidate for this riding in next year ’s provincial election. While the riding of Penticton, which includes Summerland, has been a Liberal riding since the 2001 provincial election, David Finnis believes the New Democrats are poised to make a strong showing. “The current polls are quite encouraging,” he said. “We are seeing a terrific

shift.” He said part of the reason for the increasing popularity of the party David is a disFinnis satisfaction with the existing provincial government. The Liberals have won majority governments in 2001, 2005 and 2009. “We are dealing with the 10-year legacy of Gordon Campbell and Christy Clark,” he said. Finnis has been an Okanagan resi-

dent for more than 23 years and has been a member of the B.C. New Democrats since 1987. He was a Summerland councillor for nine years. In addition to his political involvement, he is active in the arts, writing a weekly arts column for the Summerland Review. He also received the 2009 Arts Appreciation Award. The party will choose its candidate for this riding on Sunday, Nov. 18. Also seeking the NDP nomination is Dick Cannings of Naramata.

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No shortage of water despite heat by John Arendt Summerland still has plenty of water

in its reservoirs this year, despite the hot weather since midJuly.

Scott Lee, director of water operations for the municipality said Thirsk Lake

stopped spilling on July 14. The water level at Garnett Lake was deliberately kept

low enough to prevent the reservoir from spilling. All other lakes in Summerland’s water storage system are continuing to spill. “It speaks to the groundwater resurgence,” he said. A few years ago, dry conditions had resulted in lower groundwater levels. Lee said he does not anticipate increased water restrictions in

the near future. “I don’t see us heading into Stage 2 any time soon,” he said. Summerland has a series of watering restrictions for domestic users. Under Stage 1 restrictions, watering lawns and gardens is permitted three times a week. Increased restrictions will limit the number of times a

residential water user can irrigate. Lee said the ample water level is partly the result of cool, wet weather in spring and partly the result of better water conservation measures in the community. In addition to a strong water supply, Lee said the quality of water is good. The last water quality advisory was on June 23, 2011.

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Picking fruit Gary Saran picks apricots from a residential tree in Summerland. Once again this summer, the Summerland Asset Development Initiative is organizing its Fruit Tree Project during the fruit harvest. Fruit is distributed to the property owners, the volunteers and charitable organizations. This year, organizers are looking for additional organizations in need of fresh fruit.

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tricts as a result of the increase in the province’s population. Every 10 years, commissions readjust the boundaries of federal electoral districts while taking into consideration population numbers, communities of interest or identity, historical patterns and geography. After consul-

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tations, the commissions make final decisions about where electoral boundaries will be located. Everyone is invited to attend the public hearings. Those wishing to make a presentation must send the commission written notice no later than Aug. 30.

The commission is also accepting written comments until Oct. 18. To read the proposal, get the hearing dates and locations or send a notice of representation, visit federal-redistribution. ca under British Columbia, e-mail bc-cb@ or call tollfree 1-855-747-7236.


for the 103rd Annual Summerland Fall Fair Take a Bite!

September 8 th & 9 th

Please contact Connie Davis


REGISTRATION OF STUDENTS NEW TO THE DISTRICT • All students new to the district who did not previously attend school in Penticton or Summerland in June 2012 are asked to register at their catchment schools. Please bring the student’s birth certificate, care card, proof of address, any custody agreement/guardianship papers (if applicable) and most recent report card.

New Elementary School Registrations: • All elementary schools will be open for registration for students new to the district on:

Tuesday, August 28th, Wednesday, August 29th and Thursday, August 30th

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

New Middle and Secondary School Registration & Course Changes for all students: Summerland Middle School (250-770-7685) Summerland Secondary School (250-770-7650)

August 29th to August 31st

9:00 a.m. to noon & 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

August 29th to August 31st

9:00 a.m. to noon & 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

OPENING DAY PROCEDURES Grades 1 to 12 - All School District No. 67 students: • Usual morning start time on Tuesday, September 4th, EXCEPT for the following: • Grade 9 at Summerland Secondary, start at 8:45 am • Grade 10 to 12 at Summerland Secondary, start at 10:00 am • Dismissal times will be approximately 12:00 noon unless otherwise indicated • Please check with your individual school for exact dismissal time • Full-time instruction begins Wednesday, September 5, 2012 • Summerland Buses will start at the usual time in the morning and available at noon for Elementary and Middle schools. Afternoon buses for Summerland Secondary will be available on their dismissal. Contact Barry Cowan at 250-494-9587 • Check with your individual school for exact dismissal times or Kindergarten students - Parents will be individually contacted and special arrangements made for school entry.

Enquiries about school boundaries can be made at the School Board Office, 425 Jermyn Avenue, Penticton (phone: 250-770-7700)











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The 2nd Annual

“ECO” TURE Junk 2 Funk Fashion Show and Contest Sponsored by La La LollipopZ

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Old Materials, Fresh Ideas - turn your trash into Funky Clothing and display your creativity on stage at the Summerland Fall Fair. Prizes will be awarded for originality

Out for a ride

& Creativity. Team and Individual

Brady Scott of the Kettle Valley Trail Rides and Carriage Co. has his horses saddled up and guests mounted, ready to leave the stables located at the Summerland Rodeo Grounds. About to enjoy a scenic trail ride are Chris Kieswetter, his wife Candice and daughters Savannah, left, and Ashleigh.

Categories, Various Age Groups. For info and entry criteria contact Jan at 250-494-0887 or email

Practice road safety Watch for pedestrians at crosswalks and around playground zones.

Membership has benefits Did you know Summerland is unlike any other community in B.C.? When you take

This Fall, The Review will publish a keepsake recipe book featuring the good cooks of Summerland.

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Carla McLeod Special to the Summerland Review


out a business license with the District, you are automatically granted a membership to the Summerland Chamber of Commerce, with no additional membership fee. This means that whether you run a large company or a one-person homebased business, you walk into the same network of more than 800 businesses, with immediate access to all the benefits that come with a Chamber membership. Local promotion is one of the most important benefits, with members able to rack their brochures or business cards for free at the year-round Visitor Centre, which also runs a Made in Summerland shop highlighting local artists and authors. Free directory and website listings go a long way

to giving businesses an online presence, especially for those who have not yet launched their own websites or social networking pages. For those who want to go one step further, the Chamber offers paid promotion services including memberto-member e-blasts and web advertising, as well as periodic group promotions for special events. The Chamber ’s board room is also available for members to rent for meetings or presentations. Chamber staff are always looking out for opportunities for Summerland businesses, whether it is access to training programs or new funding announcements. We assemble this information in a monthly email newsletter to members, a one-stop update of


Arlene Fenrich the best ways to grow or improve your business. Nothing is more powerful than personto-person marketing, so every month the Chamber organizes a Business-AfterBusiness networking function, a chance for members to make the kind of professional connections that can improve their own businesses while also strengthening Summerland’s overall business profile. The next Business-AfterBusiness event is scheduled for Sept. 18 at the Summerland Rodeo Grounds. Being a member of the Summerland Chamber also gives businesses access to province-wide benefits through the B.C. Chamber of Commerce. This includes a B.C. Chamber Group Insurance Plan, a unique plan in which policy holders are part of a large pool, helping to keep annual individual premium increases low. Husky/Mohawk, Esso, Petro Canada and Shell all offer

Business Card Programs for BC Chamber members, with discounts on gasoline and other services. Then there are hotel discounts, access to discounted merchant services and payroll processing. Add all the benefits together and small businesses in Summerland have the potential to jointly wave a large flag. But the biggest benefit to Summerland Chamber members is each other, as they comprise a unique network of businesses that is unmatched in the rest of the province. If you would like to learn more about Summerland Chamber membership benefits, please e-mail Sophia Jackson at membership@summ e r l a n d c h a m b e r. com. 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 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 Kettle Valley Steam Railway invites you to bring your family and friends and enjoy a 90 minute ride on the historic Kettle Valley Railway line. There are only two weeks of the summer season left – so reserve your spot soon! The train departs 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. Help us celebrate our century old steam locomotive the 3716/Spirit of Summerland and share the nostalgia of a bygone era on the only preserved section of the KVR. 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 SUMMER SCHEDULE - June 14th - September 3rd - Train departs 10:30 am & 1:30 pm – Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday (Prairie Valley Station is closed on Tuesdays & Wednesdays)


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

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FALL SCHEDULE - September 8th - October 8th - Train departs 10:30 am & 1:30 pm – Saturday, Sunday & Monday th

Great Train Robbery & BBQ Event - Sunday, August 26 at 4 pm 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 2nd at 1:30 pm & 4 pm, September 9th & 23rd at 1:30 pm

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Thursday, August 23, 2012 Summerland Review

Best of Summerland for sister city tour Five students and two adults from Summerland’s sister city of Toyokoro, Japan, got the chance to experience a beautiful Okanagan summer last week. The visitors included students aged 14 and 15 as well as a math teacher and the assistant manager from the Toyokoro Board of Education. They were each hosted by a Summerland family and were able to experience typical Canadian family life, exposure to English language, new food and Canadian culture. Sister City chairperson Darlene Forsdick said, “Host families played a major role in making this visit the success it was.” “They opened their homes and their

hearts in making our visitors a part of their families.” Residents may have noticed the visitors around town and on the beaches as they explored much of what Summerland has to offer. Activities included a climb to the top of Giant’s Head, a tour of the new RCMP station, a round of golf at Sumac Ridge, a ride on the KVR steam train, visits to Adams Bird Sanctuary and Summerland Sweets, and a round of shopping in Summerland’s downtown. The visit concluded with a sayonara (farewell) party at Peach Orchard Beach where the delegation honoured those present with a traditional Japanese dance. At the farewell

party, repeat host family parent Shelly Parker said, “Put us down to host again next time. This is such a great experience.” Visits between Summerland and Toyokoro take place in alternating years with Summerland planning a visit to Japan in September of 2013. There are already several Summerland names on the list for the next trip. The Sister City Society is a Committee of the District of Summerland. Anyone interested in finding out more can visit SisterCity.aspx. If you’re interested in applying to host a student two years from now, contact Forsdick at 250-4949489.

Fire hall fun Yuka Kudo, a math teacher from Summerland’s sister city of Toyokoro, Japan, tries on gear at the fire hall with help from firefighter Rob Robinson.


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Team shirt Kiko Shiohara, a student visiting from Toyokoro, finds out a Steam hockey sweater has to be big to cover all that player protective equipment. Steam team members signed the sweater for the visitors from Japan.

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Artists to hold two-week exhibit Opening Aug. 25, there will be a twoweek exhibition of paintings by artists who are members of the South OkanaganSimilkameen Chapter of the Federation of Canadian Artists at Tinhorn Creek Vineyard in Oliver. The show is a popular annual event called Passion for Painting, presented by the winery and supported by the Arts Councils of Penticton, Summerland, Oliver and Osoyoos. Open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, Passion for Painting will be on view from Aug. 25 until Sept. 8. It’s a beautiful collection of fine art in a spectacular setting. Well worth a visit. For further information, visit the Federation Chapter website at exhibitions.

Casting call St. Andrew’s Presbyterian and Acting Classes by Jacqueline are pleased to announce this year’s Christmas Season


David Finnis

Felt painting Robin Wiltse’s art exhibit, Felt Painting: An Exploration of Texture and Colour, opened Thursday evening at the Summerland Art Gallery. The show continues until Sept. 29.

production: the stage version of It’s a Wonderful Life, written by Phillip Grecian and based on Frank Capra’s film classic. They will be holding auditions for this amateur theatre pro-

50th anniversary of the 1962 opening of the Kelowna Community Theatre, Theatre Kelowna Society is thrilled to present an original script featuring our favorite the songs of the era. Love on the Line will be at the Black Box Theatre on Water Street Sept. 14 to 30. For tickets call 250762-5050.

duction on Wednesday, Sept. 5 and Friday, Sept. 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 387 Martin St., at the corner of Wade and Martin in Penticton, use the alley entrance. Please come with a prepared monologue of your choice. For those wanting to watch It’s a Wonderful Life the show dates will be Dec. 7,8,9 and Dec. 14, 15, 16.

In concert Song of the Prairies Concert Aug. 30 at 7 p.m. at the Shatford Centre. This concert features prairie folks

Theatre milestone In honour of the

Saskia and Darrel. Together they are presenting a concert tour of flat-land songs, of their own composition from their 8 studio albums, and many old favourites from others who

have shared the love of the land in their music; Gary Fjellgaard, Ian Tyson, Murray McLaughlin, etc.

On stage Tickets are now on sale for the fourth

show in Many Hats Theatre Company’s 2012 season: Storm Warning by Canada’s favorite playwright Norm Foster. Show opens Thursday, Sept. 6. â??â??â?? 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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Singing star Summerland’s Mariah Gauthier, 12 years old, sings Popular during the PNE Star Showdown. The PNE Star Showdown is a province-wide talent search that showcases the hottest performers from around the province. The annual fair, an end of summer tradition for thousands of British Columbians, features more than 700 shows, exhibits and attractions that are free with admission. The 2012 Fair at the PNE runs daily through Labour Day, Sept. 3.


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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 250-4944933. 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 250-493-6564. 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.

Friday Bridge is played every Friday at 1 p.m.




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.

Sunday 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.

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.

Church Page

ST STEPHEN’S ANGLICAN 9311 Prairie Valley Rd. (Stone Church in Summerland)

Rosedale & Quinpool

Sunday Services - 8:30 am & 10 am Office Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday - 9 am - 1 pm

MASSES: Saturdays 6:00 pm & Sundays 10:00 am Tuesday-Friday 9:00 am

250-494-3466 The Reverend Canon Rick Paulin

Father Ferdinan Nalitan


Inviting you to

SUMMERLAND'S LAKESIDE CHURCH modern clean banquet facility available

SUMMERLAND BAPTIST The Church on the Hill

Come, belong, believe and become It can start for you, or your family, at 10:00 a.m. Sundays On Butler off Lakeshore Drive 250-462-1870

10318 Elliott Street Worship Services 9:15 AM & 11:00 AM SBC Kids @ 9:15 AM



“Leading people to live by God’s grace and Christ’s teachings”

9918 Julia Street

N. Victoria & Blair Sts. 250-494-9309 Family Worship - 10:00 am with Children’s Learning Time / Nursery-Grade 6 Pastor: Michael Colbeck


Real Life... Right Now!

14820 Victoria Road North Morning Worship: 10:00 am Children's Church & Nursery Pastor: Rev. Rick Gay Church Office: 250-494-9975

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Ministerial Association



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.

Lead Pastor: Larry Schram Associate Pastor: Del Riemer For info or help call 250-494-3881

Worship with us, Sunday at 10:30 am Loving God, Loving People Lead Pastor: Rev. Jack McNeil


Henry Avenue 10:00 am Morning Worship

250-494-1514 (250-494-6181 Church Office) Ministers: The Whole People of God

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 250-4949066 or 250-494-9106 or visit 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 250492-0751 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 250492-3032. 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.

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 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. Penticton Writers and Publishers society will hold its Annual General Meeting on Thursday, Sept. 20, 5:45 p.m. at Leir House in Penticton. The public is welcome. 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 Pleasure Painters will meet Fridays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the lower level of the Summerland branch of the Okanagan Regional Library beginning Sept. 7. New members welcome. 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. Used book sale — Friends of the Summerland Library annual booksale Saturday, Sept. 8, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Summerland Library. This year there will be a free book appraisal from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring your family treasure to the sale and find out what it’s worth. Limit two books per person. Visit Summerland’s 102-year-old stone church, St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, by appointment 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. Volunteers are needed for the 103rd Annual Summerland Fall Fair, Sept. 8 and 9. Contact Connie Davis at 250-583-9178.

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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Church assembles school kits Donations accepted until early October Members of Summerland United Church’s Mission and Service Committee attended a recent barbecue dinner at Marilyn and John Topham’s home to kick-off their annual school bag campaign. Offerings at the Sunday morning service along with subsequent generous donations were sufficient to fill 307 bags with items needed by underprivileged children in selected countries. Donations are welcomed and will still be received until the first week of October. The school bags will then be taken to the Ten Thousand Villages Store in Pen-

ticton for transport to the Mennonite Central Committee’s warehouse facility in Abbotsford to await shipping to this year ’s designated countries. Many people have been involved in cutting the cloth, sewing the seams, and filling the bags with scribblers, pencils, erasers and rulers. In the past five years, more than 1,000 school kits have been sent from Summerland through the Mennonite Central Committee to many developing countries. Since February, MCC has sent such school kits to Zambia, Lebanon and Jordan. This fall, school kits will be sent to the Ukraine/Crimea, Bosnia and Mozambique.

Artist in residence Janice Cornett-Ching, one of the participating artists in residence at the Summerland Waterfront Resort, shows some of her work. Throughout this summer, artists have displayed their work and have held workshops.

Hotel brings artists in residence Artists in residence have been present at the Summerland Waterfront Resort during the summer. Lisa Jaager of the resort said the artists have displayed their work and have also held workshops or instruction ses-

sions. The workshops have included sand sculpture as well as more traditional art forms. Jaager said the arts workshops are presented to hotel guests but open to anyone.

“This brings arts and culture directly to the front lobby,” she said. Janice CornettChing, one of the participating artists, had an exhibit set up at the resort hotel Aug. 6 to 10. She also has had

her exhibit since Monday Aug. 20, continuing to Friday, Aug. 24. with art instruction twice a day while the exhibit was in place. From Aug. 20 to 24, she will have art instruction from 10:30 a.m. to noon and from

1:30 to 3 p.m. She said the instruction has been worthwhile since she is able to introduce people of all ages to art. “It’s so neat to teach people things they didn’t know about so far,” she said.

Summerland Rotary Club 4th Annual “Swing for Kids” Charity Golf Tournament Proceeds for AGUR LAKE CAMP building it barrier-free for families challenged with disabilities. Thanks to all supporters and golfers.

Live Auction Major Sponsors

Special Thanks to: Kelly Marshall, Summerland & District Credit Union, Ken Oleschuk, Summerland Golf & Country Club, Ken Sewell, Summerland Builders Mart, Mike Roberts, CHBC, Auctioneer/MC, David Cassidy, our Photographer, Summerland Rotary Club, Vic Smith, wine rack to hold 56 bottles of wine, Everyone for donating all the wine to fill it, Barb Garrett, table flowers

Hole in one Sponsors Murray GM, Scott Robertson, Penticton Johnston Meier Insurance Agencies, Stephen Corps, Oliver


Summerland & District Credit Union, Kelly Marshall Westland Insurance, Linda Harcott, Penticton


Hole Sponsors • Hon. Dan Albas, MP Okanagan/Coquihalla • Arrow Industries Ltd. • Hon. Bill Barisoff, MLA • Berry & Smith Trucking Ltd. • Beth Burley, Summerland • Cassidy’s Upholstery & Design • CIBC, Ingrid Stevenson & Karen McCall, Summerland • CF Fence • Simon R. Wells, Davis LLP • Drapeau Wealth Mgmt. Group, Ntl. Bank Financial • Dr. Alistair Bannerman & Family • Dr. G.R. Hatton, Dr. T. Evans, Eckhardt Dental Centre • Edward Jones, Summerland • Dr. Shelley Bedard, Family Dentistry • Garry & Marion Hollingshead, Summerland • Huber Bannister Chevrolet • Industrial Alliance Insurance & Financial Services Inc., Mina Felt • Johnston Meier Insurance Agencies Group, Marie Mann Summerland • Linda & Malcolm Metcalfe, Penticton • Pat Bell, Bell, Jacoe & Co. Lawyers • Preston Mott, Mott, Welsh & Associates • Brenda Hamilton, Providence Funeral Homes • Anke Smit, Pro Physio Clinics • Ramada Inn and Suites • RBC Dominion Securities, Lance Johnston, Penticton • ReMax Orchard Country, Lisa Knight • Barbara & Orv Robson, Summerland • Royal LePage Parkside Realty, Sue Eden • Sherwood Trophies • Dr. J. McIntosh, Dr. M. Abougoush, Summerland Dental Centre • Summerland Medicine Centre Pharmacy • Summerland Motel, John Lathey • Carla Ohmenzetter & Family, Summokan Park • Sysco Foods • Valley First Credit Union, Doug Carnegie • WealthLINK Financial Services Inc., Mike Mervyn • White Kennedy Chartered Accountants, Penticton • Willowbrook Lane, Al & Ronda Fabbi • Nick Zaseybida, Zaseybida Bonga Lawyers

Silent Auction • Sue & Ryan Eden • Valley First Credit Union, Penticton • Beth Bonten • Art Knapps • Barley Mill Brew Pub & Sports Bistro • Bell Jacoe Lawyers • Canadian Tire • Cassidy’s Upholstery & Design • Bonnar Dowler • Forever Young Newsmagazine, Steve & Terry Tuck • Terry Issac • Kettle Valley Station Pub • Lake Breeze Winery • Mike Morrish, IPC • Nathalie Lewis • Ron Wilson • Okanagan College Kelowna • Penny Lane Bargain Outlet • Paul Bourgue • Sumac Ridge Golf Club • Summerland Physiotherapy & Sports Care, Wendy Otto • Wayne Statham • Township Seven • Okanagan Golf Schools, Summerland • Blayne Brethour • Lisa Knight, ReMax Orchard Country • Dirty Laundry Vineyards • Linda Samson • John Topham • Andy Richards, Penticton Herald • Allen Klien • Keith Dixon • 8th Generation Winery • Sophia Zang,Pottery by Phia • Get Smart Business Solutions • Carla Ohmenzetter • The Wishing Well, Summerland • Jenn Wright • Summerland Potter’s Guild • Bank of Montreal, Summerland Branch • Summerland Optometry • Pro-Physio Clinic • Okanagan Crush Pad • Thornhaven Estates Winery • Sam Elias, Perseus Winery • Bill Boerboom, Windmill Garden Centre • Grant Thornton, LLP, Kelowna • Edgy Petals, Summerland • District of Summerland • Infinite Beauty • Hillside Winery • La Frenz Winery • Ruby Blues Winery

We sincerely appreciate all the support, donations and participants that helped make our tournament such a success! If in our enthusiasm we have forgotten anyone, please forgive us and accept our humble apologies – “Your Swing For Kids Team”,The Rotary Club of Summerland and Agur Lake Camp Society.











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Summerland charity completes trip to Africa

Providing training John Topham, centre, teaches African students some woodworking skills during Mercy Tech Mission’s recent trip to Africa. Earlier this year, Topham and Rick Cogbill were in Mozambique to provide skills training.



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Mercy Tech Mission has returned from southern Africa, and according to founder and director Rick Cogbill, they are seeing lasting results from their efforts. “Our goal is to fight poverty worldwide by passing on our skills to others, so that they can get good jobs, and thereby provide for their families. This was my fourth trip to Mozambique, and the progress is phenomenal. Our maintenance shop project is well underway, and the students from our training programs are already using their new-found skills on a daily basis.” Cogbill was in Mozambique for the months of April and May of this year, and was joined by local Summerlander and Rotarian John Topham for the month of May. “John organized a woodworking training project centered around a wood lathe. The products made on this machine will not only be useful in the homes and the primary schools of that area, but also could be sold to the public, providing another source of income to these wonderful, but impoverished people.” Although the donated wood lathe was shipped months ahead of the Mercy Tech trip, it became bogged down in customs and import issues, and didn’t arrive at the mission base in time to be used.

“But it’s now delivered and set up, and John is already making plans to return to pick up where he left off with his woodworking students.” Other Summerland residents who have travelled to Africa with Mercy Tech Mission include builder Bob Denesiuk, and Cogbill’s daughter Laura. “These visits to rural Africa are lifechanging,” Cogbill said. “Everyone who has gone has expressed interest in

Those requests, along with the number of new volunteers stepping forward to help others in need, show that Mercy Tech Mission is experiencing a time of growth. The rural people in Mozambique are desperate for knowledge, often making great sacrifices to attend the training times. “They’ll travel for hours just to be there when our classes start.” Cogbill appreciates the interest and support he has received

“Our goal is to fight poverty worldwide by passing on our skills to others, so that they can get good jobs, and thereby provide for their families.” Rick Cogbill returning. They see how much the people appreciate it when someone comes to share what they know, with no strings attached.” Already plans are under way for a fifth trip, possibly in March of 2013. “Bob and I want to finish the maintenance shop,” Cogbill said. “It will become the center for our automotive training in that area.” Mercy Tech is also investigating other locations where their skills training programs can be utilized. “We will continue at our current site in Mozambique as long as we are useful there, but already other organizations are asking us to consider working with them.”

from Summerland and beyond. “Sometimes we think it’s ‘other people’ who will change the world, but it’s not true; we can all make a difference. Whether through Mercy Tech, a service club, or a local church, the main thing is that we do something. Let’s face it, we don’t choose where we’re born; it could just as easily be us growing up in the African bush. The least we can do is give something back and change a life, or even a whole community.” For more information on Mercy Tech Mission and their projects, please visit their website at www. mercytechmission. com.

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Extra term to see projects through When I put my name forward to run in the 2005 provincial general election, I did so with the intent that if successfully reelected it would serve as my final term in public office. However, as the 2009 writ date fast approached, many important projects for our region that had been in progress for, in some cases, many years, were close to becoming a reality but in a majority of cases had yet to reach the ground breaking stage. Specifically in Penticton both the Okanagan College (now Jim Pattison) center for excellence and the Penticton pool project were not yet underway. In Summerland an important project to upgrade the gateway entrance to the community along with improved lighting and sidewalks was in a similar circumstance. Peachland also had a visionary and

important project to help transform the waterfront and expand the public walkway. In the south end of the valley Okanagan Falls was very close but still yet to receive final funding approval for the important sewer expansion and relocation project and the Skaha Bluffs Provincial park was still only an idea in progress at that point. The final factor also on my mind at that point was the pending status of the West Bench water system upgrades that also has the longterm potential to help resolve outstanding issues with the Sage Mesa water system. With so many important pending projects on the go I made the decision to run in the 2009 provincial general election that unfortunately became the nastiest of my entire political career. It was a great honour to be re-elected

in 2009 and, as it would turn out, the Province’s rapidly deteriorating financial situation and fragile global economic environment made it incredibly difficult to ensure that those projects moved forward. The Okanagan College project in particular came very close to not reaching the ground-breaking stage. Fortunately today those projects are all a reality and citizens are enjoying the benefits that will be an important legacy for our future in our amazing part of the province. I would also like to make it clear that none of these projects move forward without a team of people who are able to work together on behalf of the communities we collectively represent. If there is any one point I would like to stress in politics, in government and in life is that people can do great things


Bill Barisoff when they work together and the amazing quality of life we enjoy here in the South Okanagan is greatly related to the calibre of people who live here. There also comes a time when it must come to an end and the torch must be passed on to the next generation of leaders who share the same passion to make a difference in the communities we serve. I have enjoyed an incredible journey in my time as a Member of the Legislative assembly and watching the Okanagan transform over the

past 16 years has been a great honour to be a part of it. In roughly eight months British Columbia will have one of the most important elections for the future of the province in recent memory and I would like to announce officially that my name will not be on the ballot this time around. I have never been one for staging press conferences or issuing media releases and preferred to share this information directly with you in my weekly report. There are still many important projects I am currently working on and my

weekly reports will continue. In some of those weekly reports I will also pass on my own concerns facing the

future of our amazing region and this great province. Bill Barisoff is MLA for the riding of Penticton.

‘CAN’STRUCTION Challenge New for Fall Fair 2012

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Made from canned and boxed food, collected, designed and created by your own special Team!

At the end of the competition, 100% of the food items will be donated to the Summerland Food Bank. Please contact Angela at 250-276-4323 for further information and registration.

NEW 8V8 PROGRAM This program is created as a fun alternative to the traditional 11 aside game. It will combine two age groups (i.e. U9/U10). The league will begin on Sept. 15th and will have once a week games on Saturdays played throughout the region, with a practice during the week. There will be an end of the year tournament held at Kings Park on the weekend of Oct. 27th and 28th. There will be NO soccer on Thanksgiving long weekend. This league will cost $75 and this will include a team t-shirt. The game will have more touches on the ball, more opportunities to score and develop individual and team skills. To register come to the Club House at 550 Echkardt Ave., Penticton. You can print off a registration at our website OR pick up a copy to fill out at the office.

GET READY FOR THE SUMMERLAND SKATING CLUB’S REGISTRATION AND SKATE SWAP! Don’t forget to bring your skates and dresses Thursday, September 6, 2012 • 6:30 - 8:30 pm • Summerland Arena

Registration forms and info can be picked up at the Rec Dept. or go to prior to registration night. Don’t forget to ask about our Nesters Grocery Cards! Our coaches will be on hand for information on skates and dresses.

Selecting raffle winners Sharry Schneider, vice-president of the Summerland Community Arts Council, left, and Alana Parker, coordinator of the Summer Arts Program, prepare to draw the names of the winners in the Summer Arts Program raffle. Donna Wright won the Summerland Golf Club package, Bev Mandeville won the elephant cushion and soft toy and Heather Ross won the handcrafted candle holder.

Congratulations to the summer skaters; Brittany Smith, Brianna Hildebrant, Natasha Roblesky and also to Saki Smith who passed her Preliminary Skills/Baby Blues dance, to Jordyn Birds for her Willow Waltz dance, and to Lorrain Stanley who passed her Gold Skills Junior Silver Freeskate elements and Blues/Sr. Silver dances. Lorrain Stanley



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Tennis time

Carla McLeod, Special to the Summerland Review

The Ladies Team Tennis Tournament was held at the tennis courts this past weekend. A total of 32 women from the Thompson Okanagan region participated.

People make the magic As many of you know I was great friends and a colleague of Harold Simpson who passed away while I was living in Australia in 2005. Harold was one of those amazing people who were always involved and helping our community. How appropriate it was to name the Youth Centre after him. Well, this year we have lost two people that I am honoured to say were also my friends and did so much for Summerland.

Enid Maynard was a real character who was always an advocate for the planting and preservation of trees in our area. For many years Enid would meet regularly with our department to encourage strategies for the planting of trees in Summerland. She would apply for grants and generously donated her own money to buy new trees for our different projects. Unfortunately in the last few years Enid’s health had deteriorated and she passed away in June.


Dale MacDonald But true to her word the “Tree Lady” as many of us knew her left in her will $10,000.00 for the planting of trees in Summerland which

will be a legacy for years to come. Another character, who not only I knew but most of Summerland did as well, was John Tamblyn. A former principal at Summerland Secondary School, John didn’t let retirement slow him down one bit. His involvement with the Summerland Kiwanis was legendary and the projects he initiated and supported are too numerous to mention. I will miss his visits to my office and the invites to speak at Kiwanis meetings


where he and Jerry Hallquist used to heckle me and then with big laughs solve the politics of the day. People like Enid and John were part of the magic of living here in Summerland and will certainly be missed. This weekend Ironman takes over the South Okanagan but don’t forget the September long weekend when the exciting local Summerland Orca Kids of Steel and Sprint Triathlon takes place. Dale MacDonald is Summerland’s recreation director.

Eight from Summerland in Ironman Summerland will be represented by eight triathletes in the 2012 Subaru Ironman Canada on Sunday. Three have taken part in the event in the past. They are Patrick Amundsen, 58; Andrew Burden, 34; and Sophie Chadwick, 24. Also entered this year are Jillian Abney, 20; France Burke, 46; Derek Carnell, 55;

Neil Crofts, 50; and Lauren Currie, 28. The race, which starts and ends at the Okanagan Lakeshore in Penticton, consists of a 3.8-kilometre (2.4-mile) swim, a 180-kilometre (112mile) bike ride through Osoyoos and Keremeos and a 42-kilometre (26.2mile) run on the east side of Skaha Lake. The 30th annual race has drawn 2,800

competitors from more than 25 countries and 44 U.S. states. They will have 17 hours to complete the course and earn the title of Ironman. The race begins at 7 a.m. west of the Lakeside Resort when the swimmers enter the water in a mass start. As they leave the water, they get on their bikes and pedal south along Lakeside

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Road and Highway 97, turning west at Osoyoos for the climb up Richter Pass. They return by way of another pass at Yellow Lake on Highway 3A. From the Okanagan Lake transition area they set out again on foot to complete a full marathon to Okanagan Falls and back. The course closes at midnight. Summerland resi-

dents are among the 4,000 volunteers who help put on the race. Volunteers and other spectators can watch for the Summerland triathletes and cheer them on. Here are their numbers: Abney, 2065; Amundsen, 1906; Burden 458; Burke 2765; Carnell, 1905; Chadwick, 2066; Crofts, 1742 and Currie, 2132.


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Golf Summerland Golf and Country Club Results: Aug. 16 Summerland Golf and Country Club hosted the 2012 edition of their Senior Men’s Invitational Golf Tournament with a strong field with representatives from B.C., Alberta and Ontario. The overall low gross championship was a hard fought battle going to a play-off that was finally won by Alistair Walker of Gallagher’s Canyon over Brock Waldron of Kelowna Golf Club. Both players shot a two-under 70 in regulation play. The overall low net championship was won by David Palmer, a non-affiliated Kelowna resident who shot a gross 72, net 67 and winning in a count-back. First flight - first gross, Brock Waldon, Kelowna GC, gross 70; first net, Dean Bates, Penticton GC, gross 75, net 70. Second flight - first gross, John Gordon, Fraser Valley, gross 80; first net, Don Purdie, Kelowna, gross 81, net 69. Third flight - first gross, Wayne Stickelmier, Summerland, gross 83; first net, Bob Harris, Inkameep, gross 85, net 67. Fourth flight - first gross, Larry Badger, Penticton, gross 90; first net, Trent James, Kelowna Springs, gross 96, net 70. Results: Aug. 14 Summerland Ladies Day low gross/low net. First flight: first low gross - Doris Tower, 83; second low gross - Carol Mulligan, 88; first low net - Joanne Gartrell, 68; second low net - Vijai Vaagen and Vi Ward, 72. Second flight: first low gross - Pat Gartrell, 93; second low gross - Pat Stohl, 100; first low net - Julie Macaulay, 72; second low net - Diana Leitch, 77. Third flight: first low gross - Janis Goll, 106; second low gross - Norma Chambers; first low net Jean Walker and Sheila Westgate; second low net - Marion Enns, 79. Sumac Ridge Golf Club Results: Aug. 15 Senior men: low gross, Gerry Bryant, 31; low net, Maurice Wood, 27; birds, Gerry Bryant, 3; closest to pin, Clifford Ingram, 1.

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Financial Services DROWNING IN debts? Helping Canadians 25 years. Lower payments by 30%, or cut debts 70% thru Settlements. Avoid bankruptcy! Free consultation. or Toll Free 1 877-556-3500 GET BACK ON TRACK! Bad credit? Bills? Unemployed? Need Money? We Lend! If you own your own home - you qualify. Pioneer Acceptance Corp. Member BBB. 1-877987-1420. 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. INCOME TAX PROBLEMS? Have you been audited, reassessed or disallowed certain claims by Canada Revenue Agency? Call Bob Allen @ 250-542-0295 35yrs. Income Tax experience, 8.5yrs. with Revenue Canada. Email: 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.

Misc Services

Painting & Decorating

Health Products CASH BACK - $10 for every pound you lose. Lose weight quickly and safely and keep it off, results guaranteed! Call Herbal Magic today! 1-800854-5176. GET PAID to lose weight. $5,000 For Your Success Story. Personal Image TV Show. Call to Qualify: 1.888.771.7607.

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

Diane, Vi, Annette & Melissa

Hair Care for the Whole Family

778-516-5778 10104 WHARTON STREET


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

Odina Skovgaard, Notary Public Mobile Notarial Services Including: • • • • •

Wills Powers of attorney Notarizations Purchase or sale of real estate Refinancing

Contact: 778-479-4706 email: Website:

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

Merchandise for Sale


Misc. Wanted

Auto Financing

Private Coin Collector Buying Collections, Silver Coins etc. Available now: 250-863-3082

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Our classified ads are on the net! Check it out at Houses For Sale

Makita mitre saw 10”, mod 2403B $50; SKIL saw 7 1/4” as new $60; Lincoln AC225 welder, cables, mask, 50 lbs rod $200; Husqvarna 50cc 18” chain saw $150; 9 wood antique jack planes $100; Makita belt sander 4” model 9401 $75. Best offer considered. Phone to view anytime 250494-6434

Appraisals/ Inspections

Appraisals/ Inspections

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

Houses For Sale

Houses For Sale





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

Auto Services

Auto Services

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

Valley West


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9203 James Avenue

250-494-0010 Recreational/Sale


Each Office Independently Owned and Operated

MLS® Listings Marketed by Tammy

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

Homes for Rent 3 bdrm 1500 sq ft home walking distance to school. 9303 Peach Orchard Rd, top floor. $1000/mo + util. Avail Sept l. 250-494-9757 or250-494-0175 3 bdrm older house. Close to town. $950+ util. Avail Sept. 1. 250-494-9416 Summerland 1.5 bath, 3 bdrm home. Close to town & all amenities. Fenced yard, W/D, A/C, NS. Pets negotiable. Avail Sept 1. $1550/mo includes util. 250-486-4880 Summerland 3 bdrm, bsmt, AC, gas f/p, 5 appls. Cen/loc. NS NP.Refs. $1250/mo + util. 250-494-3219 Trout Creek. Semi furnished lakeshore home avail Oct/Nov to May/June. 2 bdrm, 2 bath, lg kitchen, patio, bbq, laundry. NS, pets on approval. Suitable for professional or retired couple. $1275/mo plus utilities. Ref’s req’d. 250-494-1748.

ROCK GARDEN ESTATES Build your rancher with walk-out on a fantastic lot in stylish private development with gorgeous views. $115,000


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

Scrap Car Removal

ATTENTION SNOW BIRDS An affordable 2800 sq. ft. single family home in a quiet friendly community. Fully fenced. RV parking. $399,900

NEW VERSUS PRE-OWNED Your costs are predefined. No renovations. The perfect start for a young family. This lovely development offers a great location, excellent floor plans and affordable living. Priced from $199,900


2012 TAHOE PONTOON 19 Foot to 23 Foot

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

90 HP, 4 Stroke Mercury Trailer


Starting at $

Property Management

Realty Executives Penticton

SELLER WILL CONSIDER TRADES & FINANCING Fantastic makeover, great floor plan offers 2 bdrm & 2 baths. AFFORDABLY PRICED $169,900

IDEAL LOCATION This ground floor west facing suite has 2 bdrms, lots of storage & affordably priced at $154,900

Rental Property Management for Summerland

EXCELLENT VALUE 45+ development, 2 bedroom ground floor suite right in the downtown core close to all amenities. Upgraded flooring and appliances. $159,000


Perfect family trailer! Sleeps seven! Priced very well!

- Vacation Home Checks

Includes a power-awning and

- Full Time Management - Tenant Placement

Aimee Thurlin 250-462-1969

VICTORIA PLACE 3rd floor suite, west facing, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, in floor radiant heat. Granite counters, R/I vacuum, SS appliances etc. etc. $249,000

Suites, Lower 2 bdrm basement suite for rent Quiet neighbourhood, walking distance to downtown.Pets ok, upon approval. NS. Clean, quiet people only. $1000/mo includes util. Ph 250-490-7728 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:

Suites, Upper Bachelor suite near downtown Summerland.Quiet adult bldg (45+) Laundry nearby. NS. $600/mo includes utilities & parking. Ken Ball at 250494-8202


Auto Financing

1-800-910-6402 DL# 7557

BEAUTIFUL MOUNTAINS & VALLEY VIEWS From this gorgeous 2,800 sq. ft. home. Feel right at home as soon as you enter. Lots of thought went into the decor with nice warm colours & quality finishing. $419,000

A BARELAND STRATA LOT Low strata fees. RV parking, quiet neighbourhood. Great location and an ideal building scheme designed to save you money. LOT PRICE $116,900




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/

Legal Notices Notice To Creditors And Others RE: Estate of Hugh Wilson, also known as Hugh Arthur Wilson, DECEASED FORMERLY OF 12803 ATKINSON ROAD, SUMMERLAND, BRITISH COLUMBIA Creditors and others having claims against the Estate of Hugh Wilson, also known as Hugh Arthur Wilson, are hereby notified under Section 38 of the Trustee Act that particulars of their claim should be sent to the executor c/o the law firm of Silversides, Merrick & McLean, 217 Third Avenue West, P.O. Box 188, Prince Rupert, British Columbia, V8J 3P7 on or before

September 17, 2012

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after which date the executor will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it, having regard to the claims of which the executor then has notice.

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Updated 2 bedroom, 1½ bath, level entry town home on Quinpool in Summerland. It features a lovely gas fireplace and basement workshop plus a large well designed kitchen. $169,900

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR SOMETHING DIFFERENT? This home offers a unique elegance as well as a comfortable easy lifestyle. A dream kitchen, 4 bdrms +3 gorgeous bathrooms & a B&B. $674,900

NO NEED TO RETIRE TO LIVE HERE but you can enjoy your time at home without the yard work. 2 bdrm, 2 bath town home with room to expand in the basement. $244,900


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Spend at least $50 before applicable taxes on Joe FreshÂŽ apparel (excludes sunglasses, jewellery, cosmetics, bath and beauty accessories, and gift cards) and get a $10 Joe FreshÂŽ gift card to be used towards your next purchase where available at Real Canadian SuperstoreÂŽ stores where Joe FreshÂŽ products are available. Limit one coupon per family and/or customer account. No cash value. No copies. Coupon must be presented to the cashier at time of purchase. Coupon valid from Friday, August 24, 2012 until closing, Thursday, August 30, 2012. Cannot be combined with any other coupons or promotional offers.





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Summerland Review, August 23, 2012  

August 23, 2012 edition of the Summerland Review

Summerland Review, August 23, 2012  

August 23, 2012 edition of the Summerland Review