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Love Local

Love Local will draw strength from our community to generate support for
small business and all things local. 

Now that businesses are finding new and innovative ways to safely reopen, they need our support more than ever. Love Local is about choosing local businesses first, whether it’s shopping online or ordering takeout, as well as showing acts of kindness to keep our community strong. 

Love Local Updates

Amplifying stories within the community 

8 reasons to check out Visit Penticton right now

All around Penticton, people are working together to support each other – and our local businesses. Visit Penticton has been digging in to some of these local business stories and sharing the love all over their website and social media feeds. Here are eight reasons to check out Visit Penticton right now. Instagram takeovers Each […]

JAK’S gives back to local food banks

Over the weekend, JAK’s Beer Wine & Spirits customers across BC stocked up on their favourite beverages and made a difference doing it for the second annual JAK’s Gives Back. JAK’s total donation to food banks across BC is a record breaking $25,137.30. Food banks across the province will benefit, and in Penticton the Salvation Army […]

Flambé Catering Food Fairy spreads (delicious) cheer

Is a sprinkling of fairy magic the winning recipe? This may just be the secret for Penticton’s Flambé Catering, whose new business model seems to be taking flight. With bookings for weddings and large events drying up, the catering industry has taken a hit. But that hasn’t stopped Flambé’s owner and head chef, Jordan Ash, […]

Love Local video captures the spirit of Penticton

Penticton’s Love Local initiative celebrates all things local. It’s about showing support for local businesses. Cheering on essential workers. Giving thanks to volunteers and social groups. Being inspired by local artists. Let’s showcase our community spirit to the world. Each face tells a story, bound together by the music of local performer Ari Neufeld. Together, […]

Need staff? Up to 100% wage subsidy offered

If you’re a local business owner in need of staff, Neil Squire has a solution. The non-profit organization is offering wage subsidies up to 100% to hire a job-seeker who has a disability.    Not only will you gain a valuable new staff member, but you’re helping to get someone back to work, while diversifying […]

Get your ‘Dream Now. Visit Later’ colouring book

How many places can lay claim to having their own colouring book? With pages designed by local artists, no less? Travel Penticton, the Penticton & District Community Arts Council and local artist contributors have collaborated on a ‘Dream Now. Visit Later’ colouring book. This free book is available on Travel Penticton’s website, through the Penticton […]

Takeout service comes to the Penticton Public Library

Many businesses have altered their service to curbside procedures these days, and now the Penticton Public Library is joining them…with takeout! It’s time to order up some books as the PPL now takes personalized orders through a program titled: Library Takeout @ Penticton Public Library. “Since the library doors closed the use of digital collections […]

Love Local: So what’s it all about?

Love Local will draw strength from our community to generate support for small business and all things local. Now that businesses are finding new and innovative ways to safely reopen, they need our support more than ever. Love Local is about choosing local businesses first, whether it’s shopping online or ordering takeout, as well as […]

OK Penticton: we got this!

OKanagan We Got This: Nominate a business Do you know of a Penticton business that’s making a difference in the community? The Penticton & Wine Country Chamber of Commerce would like to hear about it as part of its OKanagan We Got This campaign. They have joined forces with other Chambers throughout the valley to […]

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Calling all local businesses

How we can help you!

1. Download your copy of the Penticton is Open for Business Poster to display at your establishment OR contact us for a printed copy on heavier stock paper.

2. Contact us for a ‘Love Local’ window decal to display at the entrance of your establishment as a visual reminder that your business is open.

3. Tell us your business news so we can help spread the word.

Have fun – and share your stories using #lovelocalpenticton.

Shape Your City

 

All throughout Penticton, we’re seeing examples of the community coming together to show support for one another. Tell us how you support local, whether it’s using the power of your dollar to support a local business or simply helping out a neighbour in need.

Share your stories, ideas and feedback on ShapeYourCityPenticton.ca.

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