Featured image: Nancy Deschenes, owner of Cork & Tap Home Bar Outfitters Ltd.
Kelowna hotelier Maxine DeHart takes a look at the local business scene in her weekly column
For last-minute Christmas shopping, visit the new Cork & Tap Home Bar Outfitters Ltd. at 534 Bernard Avenue (next to Kelowna Costumes). Owned and operated by Nancy Deschenes, Cork and Tap offers new and unique beer, liquor and wine related products. The store offers a good variety of bar tools and supplies, carafes, decanters, glasses, syrups, books, beautiful olive wood boards, aprons, whiskey stones, ice molds, cool cheese graters, beer cozies and glasses. They also carry Growlers and Kegerators in different sizes that are specific for beer, but can be used for all types of liquor products. Open seven days a week.
U-Haul at 2076 Enterprise Way will host a ceremony on Monday, Dec. 18 at 2 p.m. to showcase its decorative wall honouring the former Western Star plant. They are asking all former employees, the public and media to attend for the wall unveiling with cake afterwards. Original Western Star memorabilia will be on display. In 1967 White Motor Company started the Western Star division with the Kelowna plant. U-Haul is thrilled to honour the role it has played in the community over the years said Horace Martin, U-Haul Company of BC president. Contact Ariel at 250-307-5414.