Tag Archives: small business

Enterprize Challenge 2017 Finalists Announced: Part 2

Community Futures North Okanagan lists the next five of 10 finalists competing for $35,000 in Enterprize prizes! There’s a shop where you can buy hand-baked spuds and a storefront that sells local artisans’ wares. There’s a place to rent RV’s, have your skin health analyzed and your audio-visual needs fulfilled. It seems the third annual […]

How Tom Bought Charlie’s: The Business Loan that’s Helping a Whole Community

THE MOMENT TOM MAXWELL stepped inside Charlie’s Grocery last June, he had a feeling that the little Alexis Park store was where he and his wife Louise needed to be. “There was just something about the place that tugged on our hearts, and we felt that this was the perfect place for us,” says Maxwell. […]