Kelowna keeps getting better

Wolf Krieg has been with RE/Max for 30 years now and still going strong!  Very impressive as I have only heard how hard it was to be successful back in the day here in Kelowna. Wolf is still very much enjoying helping his clients find their dream home.  His son Colin Krieg is well on his way there too, as he has already marked over 10 years with RE/Max.  Both of these gentlemen know they couldn't have done it without the help of the beautiful and talented Julie Krieg. Know that you be well taken care of by the Krieg Family if your buying or selling a home. Visit their website to see why they are successful plus you can watch their educational and hilarious market updates. http://www.wolfhomes.com/

Congratulations to Chelsea Perretta and Jenny Marie for the Nov 14th opening of Barre Studio. Ummmm...so what exactly is barre? Imagine the best elements of yoga, pilates, dance, strength training and cardiovascular fitness all wrapped into one perfect hour and voila, you have barre.  Visit their website for their opening special. Www.barreroom.ca.  They are located in the heart of downtown right next to SpinCo. 

The Make/Shift Collective is Design Disruptors Film Screening to the Black Box theatre on November 15th.  The future of business is being written by companies and products that—intentionally or not— shake billion dollar industries. In design disruptors, enter the world of 15+ industry-toppling companies—valued at more than $1 trillion dollars combined—with one unifying secret advantage: the transformative power of design.  Design Disruptors reveals a never-before-seen perspective on the design approaches of these companies and how they are overtaking billion dollar industries through design. Join them for the film screening followed by a panel discussion. https://www.accelerateokanagan.com/community/events/design-disruptors-film-screening/?eID=1119

Over and over I write about Accelerate Okanagan cultivating the world's most fertile environment for technology but what does that mean? How do they do it? What makes them stand out from other accelerators? These are all common questions that they get on a regular basis.  Well stop wondering because on November 15th you can go see for yourself how they're leading the growth of the Okanagan technology industry by giving entrepreneurs and businesses the levels of competence, connections, and community they need to thrive locally and be recognized internationally. https://www.accelerateokanagan.com/community/events/what-we-do-info-session6/?eID=1102

Mike Banner of Passive House Builder's has put Kelowna on the map with his high performance build.  He will be offering a guided construction tour on November 12th at 11am to showcase this home that has one of the highest energy-efficient standards in the world.  You must sign up for the tour at kelownapassivehouse.com.  

Make it a great week!

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About the Author

Kevin Lavigne is a local advisor with Reid & Associates Financial Solutions creating comprehensive financial plans for individuals and small businesses.  Kevin enjoys meeting and learning about people.  He is known for his abilities to connect both people and businesses as he tries to help everyone to succeed.

Kevin graduated from the University of Guelph in 2002 with a Bachelor of Commerce.  He has since completed his Insurance Licence and is in the process of completing his Certified Financial Planning Designation.  He has been involved in multiple businesses and investments including tech start ups.

Kevin married his wife Amy in 2009 and they currently have 2 young daughters.  They moved from Ontario with a few stops along the way and have lived in Kelowna since 2008.   Kevin and his family enjoy the outdoors and have a great passion for Food & Wine. 

Kevin was nominated in 2014 for Kelowna’s Top 40 Under 40 because of his successful business and the financial education he provides in the community.  He is also the 2016 President of Junior Chamber International, he works with multiple non profits as well he is a mentor for the Canadian Youth Business Foundation.

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