July Business News

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Fernie Brewing Co. 26 Manitou Road, 250-423-7797
If you’ve been to a liquor store in BC or Alberta you’ve probably noticed Fernie Brewing Company’s newest additions! With a new bottling line, FBC is excited to now offer What the Huck – Huckleberry Wheat and Ol’ Willy Wit – Belgian White Ale in their 650ml bottles. With all five of their products available on tap, but only the original three available off the shelves, it was time to move their two summer favorites to centre stage.

While FBC’s other varietals have been continually growing in popularity, offered in cans (Rocky Mountain Genuine Lager, The Griz Pale Ale and First Trax Brown Ale – which recently brought home Silver in the People’s Choice Award at the Calgary International BeerFest 2010), it’s their newest additions that have been attracting the most attention lately with their distinctive flavours and appealing European styles.

What the Huck – Huckleberry Wheat is sweetness with a deep colour, blending huckleberries with wheat to create a smooth and creamy beer with touch of huckleberry flavour. Ol’ Willy Wit – Belgian White Ale is brewed with wheat, a distinctive Belgian yeast, a touch of coriander and Curacao orange peel, producing an unfiltered beer with a signature cloudy appearance and light and spicy citrus flavours.

So get out there and support our local brewery! Grab the new FBC beer for that BBQ or celebration you’re attending this summer, and congratulate the crew at FBC next time you pass by the brewery.

Indigo Spa
Many may not be aware of Indigo Spa in the core of Downtown Fernie, a tranquil and relaxing setting located on 2nd Avenue in the same building as Remax. Indigo offers a variety of spa services and is happy to announce the addition of a new esthetician joining their team – Jaycee Paulhus. Jaycee offers full esthetic services as well as nail art and professional make-up applications. In addition, Indigo has added another pedicure chair to enable dual pedicures, perfect for your next girl’s spa day!

Naked Earth Pottery, 702 3rd Ave 250-423-4008
Naked Earth Pottery is happy to announce that they are back, open full time and looking forward to the summer season. New to the pottery store are products by both Kerri Holmes and Katt Drejber, local potters with unique styles that add to the beautiful collection of items already offered at Naked Earth. Katt works mainly with porcelain and Kerri uses stoneware. There are many new and exciting glazes in the studio now, owner Sher Pichler would like to invite regular and new customers to come in to say hi and have a look at the new pots!

Sarah’s Active Rehabilitation,1192 8th Ave 250-423-9167
Sarah's Active Rehabilitation is pleased to welcome back Shane Barnes from North Yorkshire, England. Shane is a R.E.P.S. Level 3 Advanced instructor, has a BSc in Sport and Exercise Coaching Science, higher national diploma with distinction in Sport and Exercise Science, is an NRA rifelry instructor, USFA fencing instructor, an NAA level 1 Archery instructor and white water raft guide.

Shane has been working in fitness training and exercise rehabilitation for six years and will be covering for Sarah while she is on maternity leave. If you have not visited Sarah’s Active Rehabilitation lately, they have a new private one on one training studio in Evolution Health and Fitness.