University on chamber breakfast agenda

Local businesspeople will have a chance to learn more about the benefits of post-secondary education.

Deborah Buszard, principal and deputy vice-chancellor at the University of B.C.’s Okanagan campus, will  be the guest speaker at the Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce’s breakfast event Jan. 24.

Buszard will speak about the new opportunities for the university and the region’s communities.

In 2005, UBC opened its Okanagan campus.

Student enrolment has grown from 3,500 to more than 8,300 and more than 480 research projects are underway this year.

The breakfast event takes place at the Prestige Hotel, with registration at 7:15 a.m. and the breakfast buffet beginning at 7:30  a.m.

Registration is $25, plus tax, for chamber members before noon Jan. 21 and after Jan. 21, it is $28, plus taxes, for chamber members. Registration is $35 for non-members.

To register or for more information, call the Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce at 250-545-0771 or e-mail

More information is also available at


We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

#UsedHelps: Connecting Business with Canadian Charities
B.C. oil refinery backers move ahead
Okanagan Spring undergoing $4.4M upgrade
Red Palette has home decor covered
Skiers hit the slopes at the Star
Car giveaway drives families forward
MLA sues political opponent for incident at 2013 all candidates forum
Terrace to consider fulltime bylaw officer
Terrace Walmart adds full line grocery section

Community Events, December 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Dec 21 edition online now. Browse the archives.