MADE IN BC: BUSINESS MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

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FEATURED MEMBER: THE DUBH GLAS DISTILLERY

Years as owner and chief spirits officer of The Dubh Glas Distillery in Oliver, B.C., has taught Grant Stevely to adapt and find creative solutions when problems arise.

When the demand for hand sanitizer started surging, Grant pivoted operations to supply this essential product to the Okanagan community, including our teams at Valley First. 

Watch the video to find out more how we support members like Grant.

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GET TO KNOW OTHER GREAT B.C. BUSINESSES VALLEY FIRST SUPPORTS



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Built from the ground up by husband and wife duo Kevin and Susan, Holroyd Family Chiropractic takes a proactive, holistic approach to supporting the health of their patients.

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Shilo Verhaegen opened the doors to Ashbury Bridal in 2013, an eco-friendly, cost-conscious boutique that connects Okanagan brides with the gown of their dreams. When business started booming, Shilo trusted expert advice from Valley First and said ‘I do’ to taking Ashbury Bridal to the next level.

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From cakes and pastries to breads and buns, locals and visitors to the North Okanagan have been indulging in delicacies from Sweet Caroline’s Bakery for more than 20 years. Their customers trust the quality baked goods they’ve come to know and love.

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A global leader in the hockey industry, Okanagan Hockey Group is a point of pride among the Penticton community, regarded for developing highly skilled athletes and well-rounded individuals. At Valley First, we share that same pride in serving Okanagan Hockey Group as our member—it’s a relationship that only continues to grow stronger.

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From the moment we met the crew at Vice & Virtue Brewing Co., we knew this was an extraordinary team. Turning a backyard hobby into a bustling brewery takes passion, care and determination—and this group has it all. Their devotion to bright and bold flavours radiates through everything they produce, from their inventive craft brews to their locally inspired snacks and sandwiches.

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It’s the great outdoors, world-class wineries and picturesque Okanagan Lake that draw us to the Okanagan. And it’s these elements that inspired the sustainable designs of McKinley Beach, Kelowna’s new idyllic waterfront community. When it came to turning this dream into a reality, Andrew Gaucher, Vice President Development with McKinley Beach turned to Valley First.

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No one knows the hotel industry in Western Canada quite like Valley First member Ron Mundi. As president of Mundi Hotel Enterprises Inc.—a collection of hotels throughout Southern British Columbia and Alberta—Ron's deep knowledge stems from his experience working various jobs in the hospitality industry.

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WHY CHOOSE VALLEY FIRST?


  • We've been around for a while
    With more than 65 years experience serving the Okanagan, Similkameen and Thompson valleys, we have a long term commitment to helping our communities thrive.
  • We could potentially save your business $6,000 a year or more
    Many businesses spend upwards of $500 per month on basic banking fees. We have Unlimited Chequing for Business® for just $30/month or our $6/month BizSimple® Business Account.
  • We're a one-stop shop
    Think we just lend money? We have everything your business needs to start, grow, mature or transition all under one roof. We can also help you insure, invest, manage cash flow and do business continuity planning.
  • We give genuine advice
    Our goal is to get you the best financial options, not upsell you on products you don't need.
  • Members walk in here like they own the place
    That's because they do!

    LET US SHOW YOU WHAT WE CAN DO FOR YOUR BUSINESS

    Whether your business is just starting out or reaching new levels of success, Valley First has the right advice to help you reach your goals. Contact one of our business banking experts today.

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