Vernon Teach and Learn is part of a new book looking at entrepreneurial success in B.C.

Vernon Teach and Learn is part of a new book looking at entrepreneurial success in B.C.

Vernon entrepreneurs featured in Around B.C. book

Vernon Teach and Learn is among a list of Okanagan businesses featured in Small Business B.C.’s latest publication – Around B.C.: Entrepreneurial Success Stories.

Vernon Teach and Learn is among a list of Okanagan businesses featured in Small Business B.C.’s latest publication – Around B.C.: Entrepreneurial Success Stories.

The book is filled with advice, information and resources from more than 70 B.C. business owners to celebrate, promote and support the province’s spirit of entrepreneurship.

Owned by Lynella and Trevor Henke, Vernon Teach and Learn celebrated its 20th anniversary last May, and it’s a two-time winner of the small business of the year award at the Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce annual awards gala.

Lynella Henke is still unsure who suggested Teach and Learn for for recognition in Around B.C., but is thrilled to be part of the publication.

The book details Teach and Learn’s history and growth over the years, including a major expansion in 2010.

Asked if there was any one thing that makes Teach and Learn successful, Lynella responded, “Customer service all of the way.”

The book is being distributed to small business owners and service providers in B.C. to provide tips, ideas and resources.

Full profiles on the participating businesses can be found at www.smallbusinessbc.ca/aroundbc.

“Small business is big business for the economic vitality of the B.C. economy, especially in these economic down times,” said George Hunter, chief executive officer of Small Business B.C.

“We thank these B.C. business owners for sharing their entrepreneurial stories, insight and practical tips as a means to educate, inspire and encourage the approximately 400,000 small business owners and entrepreneurs across B.C.”