Lavigne on the Scene

Final Lavigne on the Scene

Dec 8, 2017 / 6:00 am

Thank you to all of you for reading and sharing my column for the past two years, but all good things must come to an end. I have really enjoyed learning about...

Crazy Christmas Saturday

Dec 1, 2017 / 6:00 am

You’ve seen me write about Change Gamers before with their help with 100 Kids Who Care Kelowna, but I didn’t know about their Giving Tuesday’s...

Local creations and talent

Nov 24, 2017 / 6:00 am

Congratulations to David Allen for releasing his first Good Natured Children’s Book this past week. A Song for Swinging has both words and songs to go...

No patient should be alone

Nov 17, 2017 / 6:00 am

Curatio was the 2015 fastest growing tech company in Canada and they are now expanding to Kelowna. They celebrated this shortly after with an appearance on...

Local block chain hires

Nov 10, 2017 / 6:00 am

Ask. Act. Achieve is exactly what Blockable did when they acquired Gene Bernier this week. Gene Bernier has been part of the Kelowna tech community for a while,...

Local company best in B.C

Nov 3, 2017 / 6:00 am

Vitalis Extraction Technology Inc. has been nominated for Best Innovation Company in B.C. and they are right here in Kelowna. Pete Patterson has quickly grown...

30-day cash giveaway

Oct 27, 2017 / 2:07 pm

The Kelowna Jaycees have partnered with Project Literacy Kelowna in hopes of solving some of the root problems of poverty in Kelowna. When someone isn’t...

Netflix and KILL

Oct 20, 2017 / 6:00 am

If you are looking to celebrate Halloween (like an adult) then know Xchange is throwing a Netflix and Kill party. Get it Netflix and Chill. There will be a live...

Things Happen In 3s

Oct 13, 2017 / 6:00 am

Have you driven on the highway past downtown and seen the Hyper Hippo in bright blue letters on the side of a new building? Just like me you must have wondered...

Global leaders coming here

Oct 6, 2017 / 6:00 am

The Global Leadership Summit tickets have gone on sale this week. If you’re interested in bettering yourself our being a better leader for work or...

Kelowna's local successes

Sep 29, 2017 / 6:00 am

Congratulations to Ryan Lee the president and CEO of Three Point Capital as the company is now accepting investors. This was started back in February, so we...

Socializing and memories

Sep 22, 2017 / 6:00 am

Congratulations to Jason Boyer as he is the new the owner of Xchange Kelowna. Xchange is small and lively lounge. Everything Jason does is to encourage...

World Wake Surfing tourney

Sep 15, 2017 / 6:00 am

The Centurion Wake Surf Championships is starting this Wednesday and ending on Friday here in Kelowna. This is the 22nd annual and has become a legendary...

100 Kids Who Care

Sep 8, 2017 / 6:04 am

As parents, we are raising our kids to be kind and to help others in need. That's why I am so excited and thankful that the Deacon family has followed in...

Dogs and wine

Sep 1, 2017 / 6:00 am

Vineyard hike for dogs Wards Apple Cider and The View Winery are hosting the first Wine and Wags Vineyard Hike this Sunday afternoon. Join them every Sunday in...

Roof-top restaurant open

Aug 25, 2017 / 6:00 am

I’m sure by now you have driven past the Okanagan Centre for Innovation attached to the downtown library. What most people haven’t seen is the new...

Best wedding cake in B.C.

Aug 18, 2017 / 6:00 am

Did you see that the Whisk Cake Company has doubled in size? I’m not surprised. When you win the Best Wedding Cake in B.C., you just expect it....

Hopeful Cafe, Oil Changes

Aug 11, 2017 / 6:00 am

Sun Valley Fellowship is hosting the second Annual Hopeful Cafe and Oil Change this Sunday. This event provides single moms, struggling families and the...

Professionals giving back

Aug 4, 2017 / 6:00 am

A huge congratulations to Ty Summach and Alan Schuler because their company ProSmart just went public this week. It is the first Accelerate Okanagan client to...

There's no place like home

Jul 28, 2017 / 6:00 am

Litia Wilson is shaking things up with her new home cleaning business Peachy Clean. You know how the old saying, "There's no place like home"...