Teresa Bird

Business Beat: Jowsey’s celebrates 70 years in business

New tenants at the Chamber of Commerce, realtors recognized for excellence and more in this month's business beat.

Business Beat: New diving business opens in Valley

Caviar Dreams is a new business in Port Alberni with PADI certified SCUBA instructors providing dive training.

Paul Anacleto is the new manager at Save On Foods in Port Alberni.

Business Beat: New store manager at Save on Foods

A new home solutions store, Boston Pizza events, Tri-Conic Challenge community support and more on this month's business beat.

Paul Anacleto is the new manager at Save On Foods in Port Alberni.
A young customer gets some TLC to her hair during Shoppers Drug Mart’s cosmetic department Holiday Beauty gala on Nov. 5.

‘Tis the season for celebrating everything

This month's business beat features a new bistro on Third Avenue, meals and homemaking services for seniors, and much more.

A young customer gets some TLC to her hair during Shoppers Drug Mart’s cosmetic department Holiday Beauty gala on Nov. 5.
AV Financial owner Aaron Vissia

AV Financial celebrates two decades in Valley

AV Financial celebrated 20 years of business on Sept. 14 with an open house at their office on Johnston.

AV Financial owner Aaron Vissia
Charli Jaenta’s artistic talent can be found on many young faces around town during large community events. Jaenta owns and operates Blue Fairy Facepaint.

Business Beat: beauty comes in all forms

Valley face-painter seeks an assistant for Toy Run, Belle's Salon gains new employees and more in this month's business beat.

Charli Jaenta’s artistic talent can be found on many young faces around town during large community events. Jaenta owns and operates Blue Fairy Facepaint.
Left to right Dale

Business Beat: Nagaard Sawmill going strong 50 years later

This month's business beat features 50 years for Nagaard Sawmill, two new businesses on Argyle Street and more in the community.

Left to right Dale
PYC Consignment owners Simon Daniells and Hayley Waugh hold the ribbon while Mayor Mike Ruttan cuts it to officially open the Victoria Quay shop on May 8.

BUSINESS BEAT: High quality clothing comes to Victoria Quay

A consignment store has opened at the Victoria Quay and a new tea and health food cafe has opened on Margaret Street.

PYC Consignment owners Simon Daniells and Hayley Waugh hold the ribbon while Mayor Mike Ruttan cuts it to officially open the Victoria Quay shop on May 8.
Will Pulford

Capelli’s takes over bistro on Victoria Quay

A new cafe, new barbecue products and a new location for a Valley salon in the business beat this week.

Will Pulford
Judy Gray and Carl Scott of RE/MAX Mid-Island earn accolades with the Western Canada Low Density Broker Owner of the Year Award.

Alberni Valley realtors in spotlight

Port Alberni realtors, Dievert's Roofing, Blue Fish Gallery and World Wide Quilting Day are all highlighted in this week's Business Beat.

Judy Gray and Carl Scott of RE/MAX Mid-Island earn accolades with the Western Canada Low Density Broker Owner of the Year Award.
Dave Koszegi accepts his Business Excellence Award for Real Estate Excellence at the 2016 Vancouver Island Business Excellence gala

BUSINESS BEAT: Koszegi wins BE award for real estate

Alberni Valley Spring Home Expo returns March 12–13 (2016) this time at Glenwood Centre.

Dave Koszegi accepts his Business Excellence Award for Real Estate Excellence at the 2016 Vancouver Island Business Excellence gala
Card Corner has transformed its original location into a gaming centre for players to gather

Card Corner takes over Kingsway corner

Check out what's happening on the Alberni business beat.

Card Corner has transformed its original location into a gaming centre for players to gather
Howard Xie

Save-On-Foods, LB Woodchoppers get new looks

New sushi, something different as Save-On Foods and more on the Alberni Business Beat this month.

Howard Xie
The speakers lineup for The Business Expo on Oct. 25 includes

Council walks for small business week

ocal government is hitting the streets Friday Oct. 23 to learn more about local business.

The speakers lineup for The Business Expo on Oct. 25 includes
Sasha Brown of The Comfort Zone shows just how comfortable one of their new walk-in tubs can be.

Chamber gets busy for small business

Mark your calendars now for a Small Business Week EXPO Sunday Oct. 25 at Echo Centre.

Sasha Brown of The Comfort Zone shows just how comfortable one of their new walk-in tubs can be.

Celebrate business in the Alberni Valley

New locations, new owners and more on the Alberni business beat this month.

Debra Hamilton

A ‘Fine’ performance at the Capitol

The Attic, the Pearls and Three Fine Girls is worth taking in at Port Alberni's Capitol Theatre.

Debra Hamilton

Alberni Valley Curling Club site for 50th bonspiel

For the 50th time, Vancouver Island women curlers will gather for the ladies bonspiel at the Alberni Valley Curling Club this weekend.

Derrick Van Viegen

Grad: ADSS Class of 2012 bids adieu to old school

The Alberni District Secondary School graduating class of 2012 prepares to walk off the stage and into the world on Friday.

Derrick Van Viegen