Success Stories

Deadwood Junction

Deadwood Junction in Greenwood has become a "must stop" business for locals and tourists - whether you want espresso based speciality coffees from the Tarnished Turkey Cappuccino Bar, the Deadwood Grill outdoor food stand (open even in the winter), motorcycle merchandise, antiques, local and regional artisan products from woodcarving by Jim Harris - Art from the Earth, hand crafted chocolates, jewellery, oil and acrylic paintings and other interesting artisan crafts. Paula's vision of creating an "Artisan Village" has become a reality.

2010 Business of the Year Award Recipient

Trust In Nature

Tracy Lockwood opened "Trust in Nature" in 2008. Her business idea was to establish a retail/wholesale outlet for products that included a variety of all natural, handcrafted and organic herbal teas, infusions, and other preparations specially formulated for use as healing aids; as preventative or vitamin and mineral enhancing agents; and to aid peace and relaxation during pre-conception, pregnancy, labour and post partum phases of the birthing processes. Tracy included in her retail area rental items for the birthing process such as birthing tubs.

2010 Youth in Business Award Recipient

Instant Replay Sports

Gail Horne launched business operations in 2005 as a home based new and nearly new sporting goods facility specializing in softball and hockey gear. Gail retails other sporting goods accessories, sporty gift baskets, and also amalgamated her husband Kevin's skate sharpening and repair venture into her business operations.

2010 Continuing Success Award Recipient