Business News - July 2012

Ascent Helicopters, 250-423-1443
Ascent Helicopters is now offering Helicopter Tours in Fernie. Experience the rare, aerial view of the stunning Canadian Rockies with a spectacular sightseeing tour. Their heli-tours provide unparallel views of the Lizard Range, Three Sisters and Elk Valley. Ascent’s Mountain pilots Greg Goodison and Dave Hawrys will exceed your expectations by providing paramount service and knowledge of the local area.

Ascent Helicopters is proud to have been serving clients across a variety of industries in the Elk Valley from forestry and forest fire suppression, mining and exploration, back-country support and avalanche control to medevac and search and rescue. Ascent tailors aerial solutions to the specific needs of each client.

For Tour Inquiries or Commercial Services, please contact Greg Goodison at 250-423-1443.

Elk Valley Family Chiropractic, 831 7th Ave 250-423-3003
Elk Valley Family Chiropractic has completed phase one and two of their renovations. The new space is a wonderful place to relax and benefit from each adjustment. Elk Valley Family Chiropractic strives to accommodate the comfort of all.

Phase two additions include the installation of a digital x-ray unit. Elk Valley Family Chiropractic has state-of-the-art technology to complete on-site x-rays quickly and efficiently. Phase three will incorporate a wheelchair lift at the front door with construction beginning very soon.

Elk Valley Family Chiropractic encourages you to drop in and see all their changes.

Fernie Chiropractic, 901-5th Avenue, 250-423-4800
Fernie Chiropractic would like to welcome Jill Snell, B. Comm., DC, as the newest chiropractic member of its team.
Dr. Snell graduated Magna Cum Laude from New York Chiropractic College and practiced in Calgary, Alberta for seven years and then London, England for seven years. Jill has pursued advanced training in sports injuries and chiropractic rehabilitation with a special interest in soft tissue injuries. She became a Certified Kinesio Taping Instructor in 2008. With extensive background in all aspects of family practice, she is delighted now to be permanently based in Fernie, her new home, and is looking forward to helping the people of the Elk Valley Community achieve and maintain active and healthy lifestyles.

Fernie Mountain Bike Club, www.bikefernie.ca
Giv’er Shirt Works is donating 100 shirts and the printing to the Fernie Mountain Bike Club to help raise funds – 100% of the profits from the sale of these shirts is going straight back to the club!

“We hope to do this every spring to help them get their fundraising rolling, and to create an annual keepsake for mountain bike enthusiasts,” says Kieran Summers of Giv’er Shirts.

They also encourage club members to get involved with the design process in years to come. T-shirts will be available for sale at all Fernie Mountain Bike Club events, such as this month’s Wam Bam Dirt Jump Jam, otherwise they will be available at Giv’er. For just $28, you get to represent Fernie AND help raise funds for the Fernie Mountain Bike Club.

Lunch Box Fresh Market & Smoothie Bar, 392 2nd Ave 250-423-4500
Lunch Box has extended its hours to close at 5pm on Sundays and stay open until 7pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturdays. Check out their new selection of to-go products in the cooler, including anything from picnic-ready snacks to heart-healthy meals for dinner. Requests are welcome and pre-ordered meals for any function, course, meeting or just simply dinner can be accommodated.

Lunch Box is also currently taking names for cooking courses, whether you have a new health condition you need to learn to cook for or just want to learn to cook. Call 250-423-1237 with inquiries

Vitality Body & Mind, 1561A 10th Ave 777-519-5019
This summer enjoy the perks of both strength training and yoga in the outdoors! Vitality is hosting classes by the duck pond in the Annex Park and has a summer challenge for you - if you attend ten classes in eight weeks you will receive 15% off a three-month fall pass! Vitality will even provide an $85 punch pass for the challenge. Here is the schedule for July and August, they look forward to seeing you by the pond!

Monday 5:30 - 6:15pm Bootcamp
Tuesday 1:30 - 2:30pm Yoga
Friday 5:30 – 6:30pm Yoga
Saturday 9:30 – 10:30am Yoga

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