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The Italian Kitchen Company of Vernon BC completes The District Eatery (formerly Ricardo's Lake Country ) acquisition

 

THE ITALIAN KITCHEN COMPANY , VERNON BC  ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF THE ACQUISITION OF THE DISTRICT EATERY (FORMERLY RICARDO'S MEDITERRANEAN KITCHEN) 

Further to its internal news release November 21 , 2018 , The Italian Kitchen Company , Vernon BC has successfully completed the acquisition of The District Eatery  - formerly Ricardo's Lake Country , one of the leading casual fine dining restaurants since 2001 . Tucked away on a quiet road just outside Kelowna, Ricardo's for many years offered fabulous , authentic dishes in a Tuscan - inspired 50 seat dining room, designed by Georgie Award winner Tara Trompetter , makes this a perfect fit for The Italian Kitchen - Lake Country - where family and friends can meet to enjoy wonderful mediterranean inspired food. Both Ricardo's and The Italian Kitchen have always shared  the same passion of freshly prepared dishes and no deep friers at both locations  - this will continue for many years to come.     

 

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Pretium Communications Group Presents Okanagan Cannabis Symposium

With the advancement of legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada, the Pretium Okanagan Cannabis Business Symposium will provide opportunities for brokers, investors, executives and industry professionals to share and grow their business.

The Pretium Okanagan Cannabis Business Symposium will focus on the future of the expanding and fast-growing cannabis industry. Exhibitors will include privately held and publicly traded cannabis companies. Those building their business around medicinal, recreational, growth and production of cannabis products. A day for all executives with growing companies and emerging industry professionals who are interested in discovering the latest technologies, and in learning how to grow their businesses in a rapidly advancing market.

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Fundraiser a Success

NATIONAL FUNDRAISER FEATURING JOSH AND LACEY DUECK SETS RECORD AMOUNT RAISE OF OVER $30 000 !!!!!!

Paula Harned , Sky VolleyBall Director is pleased to announce a record setting fundraiser for Wings Sky National Gala.

The National fundraiser was an major success raising over $30, 000 at a completely sold out event at Wings in Vernon.

 Troy Lorenson stated " The gala was more than a simple fundraiser. It was a statement that sports are important in kids lives. We are so proud of the athletes - total teamwork and class"

Josh and Lacey also set a new record. They performed their first ever DUO presentation to the sold out crowd. The entire group fell in love with the amazing couple. Josh and Lacey stated . " Vernon is our home , we love this community and all these Sky Volleyball athletes were amazing to work with - good luck at Nationals !!!!

The event started at 5:30 pm with champagne bar and appetizers then a full buffet was served by Chefs Bryan Flint and Chef Carol Best.
MLA Eric Foster and Vernon Mayor Akbal Mund were also in attendance in the sold out crowd.

The silent auction tent was a packed all night and the evening also included a live auction by Kevin Rothwell. Stevie Todd was on the piano entertaining guest with live music the entire night .


The main sponsors were the following:


Fission Uranium

The UPS Store

Josh Dueck

Wings Vernon

Strongbow Exploration

Damien Lowry

National Bank Financial

B & C Barker Wealth

Rothwell Entertainment and Auction

Richardson GMP

Horizon Electric

Hi-Pro Sports

Craig Schneider

Aldebaran Homes

Legion

Castanet

Wings Food Truck

Pathfinder Asset Management

Goldwings Entertainment

Okanagan Spring Brewery

Printech Printing

 

There were hundreds of silent auction / live auction and other vendor sponsors.