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Twist Marketing

Published: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 Tanya Otis joins Twist Marketing™ as Communications Manager Mountain resort communications specialist brings skills from slopes to the city “We are delighted to welcome Tanya Otis to the Twist Marketing™ team,” says Managing Director Catherine Proulx. “As Manager of Communications, Tanya will be responsible for the management

Oliver Grape Stomp

Published: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 October 5, 2014 - Oliver, British Columbia Live Entertainment with Juno Award Winners The Paperboys + Adult & Kids Barefoot Grape Stomps Photo courtesy of The Paperboys Oliver, BC – In addition to a wine and food pairing tent, 50+ Okanagan wineries offering tastings, a separate Kid Zone play area for children, 15 food trucks, indoor art

15 Minutes of Fame

Published: Monday, August 4, 2014 Rosebud Valley is alive with the sound of music at 9th Annual Outdoor Music Festival Aug. 31 Musical performances at the 15 Minutes of Fame Music Festival include John Wort Hannam, Joal Kamps, Fools Tongue; Me & the Mrs. and many others, plus a Dubstep DJ from Edmonton; an interactive Improve Dance Group; a Fire Dancer and an all-male choir. Rosebud,

Dare to be Different

Published: Monday, July 21, 2014 For Immediate Release Twist Marketing launches new ‘Dare-To-Be-Different’ municipal websites Agency helps Town of Gibsons and Northern Sunrise County discover and display their unique attributes online. Twist Marketing also secures a new web assignment from the Town of Strathmore in southern

Jump On ups its game with busy fall schedule

Published: Tuesday, July 15, 2014

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Flights planned from Calgary to Vancouver, Kelowna, Las Vegas and other destinations.

“We’ve just confirmed access to a 149-seat Boeing 737 for most weekends from Sept. to Dec.,” says Roger Jewett, CEO of Jump On Flyaways. “We’ve already booked it for several flights to Vancouver and Kelowna allowing greater access to our refreshing low fares. We’re also in the planning stages for up to a dozen flights this fall including possible trips to Las Vegas and other US and Canadian cities.”

Adds Jewett, “We’ll continue to bring amazing low fares to our Jumpers and increase the number of departure cities and destinations as demand grows.”

Jump On’s first fall flight is a direct Calgary-Vancouver return September 5-7: 

Direct Calgary-Vancouver

Just $309.00*(return)

Including $78.95 taxes, fees and charges.
Friday Sept. 05 to Sunday Sept. 07
Offer closes August 29th @ 8:00 PM (MT)
Operated by Enerjet

Seats available: 149

Jumping point:  125

*Only $284.00 with new member credit 

A weekend ‘Jump’ to Vancouver is a great opportunity for Calgary and area travellers to get away and unwind or get active in a warmer climate that is just an hour’s flight away. One can relax and enjoy great food and entertainment just steps away from a downtown hotel. Enjoy Vancouver’s vibrant outdoor culture that has something for everyone including fishing, hiking, golfing, biking and running trails.

"We only have room for 149 passengers and when we reach 125 confirmed passengers, the Calgary-Vancouver weekend is a Go!”   

Check out the amazing prices at www.gojumpon.com.

 

Jump On ups its game with busy fall schedule

Published: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 Jump On ups its game with busy fall schedule Flights planned from Calgary to Vancouver, Kelowna, Las Vegas and other destinations. Calgary, Alberta – “We’ve just confirmed access to a 149-seat Boeing 737 for most weekends from Sept. to Dec.,” says Roger Jewett, CEO of Jump On Flyaways. “We’ve already booked it for

New feature at Oliver Festival of the GrapeľOkanagan wineries and food pairings

Published: Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Okanagan’s largest family fall wine festival will also feature 15 food trucks for hungry wine taster

Oliver, BC  – For the first time since the launch of the Oliver Festival of the Grape in 1997, there will be dedicated tents featuring wine and food pairings from Okanagan wineries that have associated restaurants or that provide a unique food offering at the winery.

“We are thrilled to offer a new wine and food tasting experience for FOG goers that will feature Okanagan wineries from Kelowna to Osoyoos,” says Luke Whittall, Chair of FOG’s wine committee.  “Each of these wineries will be pairing a selection of their best wines with bite sized food samples assembled on site by expert food vendors and chefs.”

Adds Whittall, “In the weeks leading up to the October 5th festival we’ll be sharing a few of the featured wine and Okanagan cuisine combos that FOG goers can expect to experience. This is a must attend event for wine lovers looking to experience multiple Okanagan food and wine pairings in one location.”

“Everyone who comes to our family-oriented fall wine festival (with more than 50 participating Okanagan wineries) will work up an appetite during the event,” explains says Bonnie Dancey, CEO of the South Okanagan Chamber of Commerce that organizes the Festival of the Grape. 

“That’s why we’ll have 15 food trucks (outside of the wine and food pairing tents) to provide our hungry event goers with a wide selection of food that ranges from Thai to Tacos and ice cream to doughnuts and everything in between.  We have something to satisfy almost every palate.”

Tickets for the Oliver Festival of the Grape (Sunday, October 5, 2014 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM) can be purchased on line through PayPal http://www.sochamber.ca/oliver-festival-of-the-grape.html   (Ticket Prices: Advance tickets $23 or $25 at the gate).

 Tickets can also be purchased at the following Okanagan venues:

Imperial Office Pro: 8510 Main Street, Osoyoos (250) 495-2510

Discover Wines: 2080 Springfield Rd., Kelowna (250) 868-3990

South Okanagan Chamber of Commerce 6431 Station St., Oliver (250) 498-6321 

Shopper’s Drug Mart #1100 5955 Main Street, Oliver (250) 498-3663

BC Wine Info VQA 553 Vees Drive, Penticto5955 Main Street, Oliver (250) 498-3663

About Festival of the Grape  cid:image006.png@01CF9227.917DE300 cid:image007.png@01CF9227.917DE300 Held annually at the Oliver Recreation Centre (adjacent to the Oliver Arena/Curling Club) the Festival of the Grape celebrates the grape harvest in the Okanagan valley. Organized by the South Okanagan Chamber of Commerce and hundreds of volunteers, the Festival of the Grape attracts nearly 3500 people from western Canada to sample the finest wines from 50+ Okanagan wineries and taste the best in Okanagan cuisine from innovative local chefs and local food vendors.  The family-oriented one-day event has something for everyone.  Some of these include: entertaining grandstand music; grape stomping competitions, a separate Kid Zone play area for children including activities, games and farm animals; local arts and crafts and trade show vendors. Parking is free. www.oliverfestivalofthegrape.ca

About our Sponsors FOG thanks Eastlink for being a sponsor of both the Festival of the Grape and the Grape Stomp. We are also pleased to have Interior Savings sponsor the Chateau de Kids.  Others Festival of the Grape sponsors include Super Valu and Walnut Beach Resort.

                                                                                                                        

FOG Food & Wine Pairings

Published: Friday, June 27, 2014 October 5, 2014 - Oliver, British Columbia For Immediate Release New feature at Oliver Festival of the Grape (FOG) – Okanagan wineries and restaurant food pairings Okanagan’s largest family fall wine festival will also feature 15 food trucks for hungry wine tasters.