Tracing her own journey, first to Canada from Pakistan and then from Toronto to Penticton, Tahira Saeed illustrates and parallels some of the general challenges of moving to a new community with some of her own. She ends her presentation by expalining her own work and the work of SOICS (the South Okanagan Immigrationa and Community Services), and the value and vibrancy new immigrants bring to our community.
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Serendipity Brings Us Home
Owner and founder, Patt Dyck narrates the genesis of Cannery Brewing and her time in the Okanagan. From a family business to their new larger space. Patt's passion about not only bringing amazing craft beer to the valley, also underpins the power of their new tap room to be a community hub. Their larger plans involve collaborating with neighbouring businesses to revitalize Ellis street and continue hosting events - like Pecha Kucha! Thanks Patt!