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Shaughnessy created the Summerland Development Company

Shaughnessy created the Summerland Development Company

Initiatives made Summerland the most prosperous community in the Okanagan by 1909

Shaughnessy created the Summerland Development Company
110 to graduate from Summerland Secondary School

110 to graduate from Summerland Secondary School

Ceremony will be held at Summerland Arena on June 28

110 to graduate from Summerland Secondary School
Summerland golfers compete in league action

Summerland golfers compete in league action

Summerland Ladies Club and Summerland Senior Men’s Club hold regular events

Summerland golfers compete in league action
CHANGING TIMES                                The Summerland Supply Co. ran this ad in the Summerland Review in 1910. A lot has changed in Summerland’s business community since that time.                                (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)

Summerland businesses and newspaper have seen many changes

Advertisement was published in 1910 issue of the Summerland Review

CHANGING TIMES                                The Summerland Supply Co. ran this ad in the Summerland Review in 1910. A lot has changed in Summerland’s business community since that time.                                (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)
Developers enter agreement for Summerland housing project

Developers enter agreement for Summerland housing project

Patrick Murphy and Emil Anderson Construction will work together on Hunters Hill project

Developers enter agreement for Summerland housing project
Summerland car museum supports Agur Lake Camp

Summerland car museum supports Agur Lake Camp

Nixdorf Classic Car Museum has donated $14,000 to the camp since 2006

Summerland car museum supports Agur Lake Camp
Brothers acquired land at entrance to Garnet Valley

Brothers acquired land at entrance to Garnet Valley

Name of Summerland valley and lake does not match spelling of family name.

Brothers acquired land at entrance to Garnet Valley
Summerland students to raise voices in public speech competition

Summerland students to raise voices in public speech competition

Public speaking component is included in high school English program

Summerland students to raise voices in public speech competition
Woodworth purchased Summerland rink, created butcher operation

Woodworth purchased Summerland rink, created butcher operation

Giant’s Head Rink had been one of three facilities in Summerland

Woodworth purchased Summerland rink, created butcher operation
Symphony concert a fusion of east and west

Symphony concert a fusion of east and west

Okanagan Symphony Orchestra’s final concert of the season featured Asian elements

Symphony concert a fusion of east and west
Kelly Avenue is named after Wellington Kelley

Kelly Avenue is named after Wellington Kelley

Judge Wellington Kelley was a prominent Summerland pioneer. To honour Kelley’s contributions…

Kelly Avenue is named after Wellington Kelley
Changes planned for Summerland Action Festival

Changes planned for Summerland Action Festival

Saturday evening dance has been replaced with a concert

Changes planned for Summerland Action Festival
ENTREPRENEURS                                Members of the Summerland Credit Union Entrepreneur Club were in Kelowna for the TechStarters start-up weekend. From left are Paul Young, Andrew Mitchell, Liam Rowan, Daniel Dinsmore, Katrina Kirschmann, Hannah Patterson and Raja Gupta.                                (Photo submitted)

Young entrepreneurs participate in start-up event

Summerland youths attend TechStars event in Kelowna

ENTREPRENEURS                                Members of the Summerland Credit Union Entrepreneur Club were in Kelowna for the TechStarters start-up weekend. From left are Paul Young, Andrew Mitchell, Liam Rowan, Daniel Dinsmore, Katrina Kirschmann, Hannah Patterson and Raja Gupta.                                (Photo submitted)
Osler purchased land in Summerland

Osler purchased land in Summerland

Bank president also provided financial assistance to Royal Ontario Museum

Osler purchased land in Summerland
Site selected for Summerland solar project

Site selected for Summerland solar project

Former public works yard and storage area chosen for Solar+Storage Project

Site selected for Summerland solar project
SCHOOL LOGO                                Summerland Secondary School’s teams are called the Rockets and the logo features a stylized rocket. A statue of a rocket has been proposed to grace the high school property.                                (Image submitted)

Statue of rocket proposed for Summerland Secondary School

High school recently held competition for design of the image

SCHOOL LOGO                                Summerland Secondary School’s teams are called the Rockets and the logo features a stylized rocket. A statue of a rocket has been proposed to grace the high school property.                                (Image submitted)
The sun broke through the clouds Sunday as these firefighters debriefed at the Penticton Wildfire Symposium, but wet weather over the past few days did present some challenges for the live fire training sessions. (Steve Kidd/Western News)                                Firefighters, representing a number of B.C. communities get debriefed at one of the staging areas, at Munson Mountain.sessions. (Steve Kidd/Western News)

Penticton to host wildfire training symposium

More than 150 B.C. firefighters to participate in three-day training event

The sun broke through the clouds Sunday as these firefighters debriefed at the Penticton Wildfire Symposium, but wet weather over the past few days did present some challenges for the live fire training sessions. (Steve Kidd/Western News)                                Firefighters, representing a number of B.C. communities get debriefed at one of the staging areas, at Munson Mountain.sessions. (Steve Kidd/Western News)
Funds from the B.C. Rural Dividend Program will contribute to projects in the South Okanagan region, including an initiative to strengthen agriculture in Summerland.                                (Black Press file photo)

Rural Dividend Grants given to South Okanagan initiatives

Funding for projects in the region comes to $271,544

Funds from the B.C. Rural Dividend Program will contribute to projects in the South Okanagan region, including an initiative to strengthen agriculture in Summerland.                                (Black Press file photo)
Balcomo Lodge was built in 1906

Balcomo Lodge was built in 1906

Home on Rutherford Avenue in Summerland was owned by former reeve

Balcomo Lodge was built in 1906
DISCUSSING ART                                Danielle Krysa will speak about creative challenges at the Summerland Art Gallery on Thursday, May 2.                                (Photo submitted)

Summerland artist to discuss creative challenges

Danielle Krysa, a Summerland resident, is known for her teaching about creativity

DISCUSSING ART                                Danielle Krysa will speak about creative challenges at the Summerland Art Gallery on Thursday, May 2.                                (Photo submitted)