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The Local Gift Card CCC and Valley First, a division of First West Credit Union have partnered on a unique campaign to support local businesses while also helping fill the pantries at the Central Okanagan Food Bank. Right now, when you purchase a $10 gift card through The Local Gift Card, Valley First will donate […]

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How Shopping Locally Positively Impacts Your Community

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Kelowna-based mattress and bedding business Haven Sleep Co. knows how important it is to support your community! Right now when you shop local with Haven, they’re helping you support even more local businesses.  Earn $50 with The Local Gift Card for every $500 you invest in your sleep. You’ll get an amazing sleep, and support […]

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FloatSpace
13 March

What is your name? Carole Bodart What is the name of your business? FloatSpace What does your business do? We are an inclusive sanctuary for smarter exercise, relaxation, and self-regulation.Our mission is to offer an environment to anyone who wants to explore how mindful fitness and smart recovery routines can help self-regulate the body, prevent […]

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Family Day Contest
15 February

Getting active over the Family Day weekend? Why not enter the Family Day Active Photo Contest organized by the City of Kelowna? Entering will give you a chance to win one of our gift cards! There are six $50 gift cards up for grabs. Check out https://www.kelowna.ca/…/family-day-active-photo-contest for full details and contest rules. Photo credit […]

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Artsy Phartsy
05 February

What is your name? Kim Gehring What is the name of your business? Artsy Phartsy What does your business do? We create up-cycled products (mostly shopping bags) from material we find in the thrift stores or is donated to us. Why did you start your business? I had wanted to start my own business for […]

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We like to celebrate local every day but we love a good excuse to celebrate with others. This year, November 30 to December 6th 2020 is BC Buy Local Week. The week is organized by LOCO BC who started the annual campaign 9 years ago. To help celebrate, a bunch of our local businesses came […]

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Nominate a Locally Owned Business Today Our Mission Discover the overlooked businesses in our community. Our Purpose To ensure some of the money from The Great Kelowna Scavenger Hunt goes to buying gift cards from these businesses. To give away a “Business Care Package” to one lucky business.  Our Reason To help a good cause […]

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What is your name? Susanne Netz What is the name of your business? I am a part owner of Hair Studio 103      What does your business do? I am a self-employed Hair stylist. Why did you start your business?  Being self-employed gave me the freedom to price my services fairly for the experience I have.  […]

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What if…… That is how the collaboration I am about to share with you started.  It went something like this….Dr. Susannah-Joy Schuilenberg with William & Associates Counselling Services was talking to Rebecca from You Are Collective.  One of them mentioned something along the lines of …. “what if there was a gift card that people […]

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