Local Business

Gingerbread houses at The “Christmas Store” at Potters, now open on 48th Avenue on the Surrey/Langley border. (submitted photo)

Surrey garden shop pivots as ‘Western Canada’s largest Christmas store’ for 17th season

New this year at Potters shop is a ‘Train Station’ section with a train-around-the-tree display

Gingerbread houses at The “Christmas Store” at Potters, now open on 48th Avenue on the Surrey/Langley border. (submitted photo)
There are a fistful of murals being brought to life in downtown Langley, starting this month. This mural was the first. It’s called #thepowerofwomenisinfinite and was painted in 2018 by artist Verna Brown on the back entrance of Forever Yours Lingerie for company owner Sonya Perkins (left). (Langley Advance Times files)

VIDEO: Langley City murals coming to life

Interactive augmented reality is being incorporated into some of the art in the downtown core

There are a fistful of murals being brought to life in downtown Langley, starting this month. This mural was the first. It’s called #thepowerofwomenisinfinite and was painted in 2018 by artist Verna Brown on the back entrance of Forever Yours Lingerie for company owner Sonya Perkins (left). (Langley Advance Times files)
Jack Nicholson, CEO of Otter Co-op. (Aldergrove Star files)
Jack Nicholson, CEO of Otter Co-op. (Aldergrove Star files)
Derek Scott of Signal Hills accepted the award for most significant community impact by a non-profit. It was one of six awards presented Thursday by the chamber. (Screengrab)

Chamber lauds outstanding Langley businesses

In a virtual ceremony, Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce presented six business excellence awards

Derek Scott of Signal Hills accepted the award for most significant community impact by a non-profit. It was one of six awards presented Thursday by the chamber. (Screengrab)
People gathered around Langley's (Aldergrove Star)

VIDEO: New Langley supermarket makes debut

T&T Supermarket grand opening Friday, Oct. 22

People gathered around Langley's (Aldergrove Star)
Typically the local chamber’s annual event is held in-person, like this one in years past, but due to current health protocols the 2021 Business Excellence Awards will be held virtually. (Langley Advance Times file)

Chamber marks 25 years of celebrating Langley business community

2021 Business Excellence Award held virtually Thursday night

Typically the local chamber’s annual event is held in-person, like this one in years past, but due to current health protocols the 2021 Business Excellence Awards will be held virtually. (Langley Advance Times file)
Advisorly CEO Jeremy May (left) and supporter Lyle MacDougall presented a cheque to Langley hospice’s Shannon Todd Booth. (Advisorly/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Rains made golf tourney impossible, but $5,000 still raised for hospice

Advisorly’s Langley staff and supporters couldn’t hit the tees, but still helped new palliative centre

Advisorly CEO Jeremy May (left) and supporter Lyle MacDougall presented a cheque to Langley hospice’s Shannon Todd Booth. (Advisorly/Special to Langley Advance Times)
All EMBA classes are delivered in-person at TWU’s main campus in Langley, and branch campus in Richmond. (TWU/Special to Langley Advance Times)

A new program for business leaders at TWU draws students with experience

First group at Langley-based university comes from wide range of business disciplines

All EMBA classes are delivered in-person at TWU’s main campus in Langley, and branch campus in Richmond. (TWU/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Construction crews are preparing for a new expansion on the north side of Willowbrook Shopping Centre. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Work underway on major expansion to Langley’s Willowbrook Mall

The shopping centre’s north side will look very different by next summer

Construction crews are preparing for a new expansion on the north side of Willowbrook Shopping Centre. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Lilian Cazacu is a Langley notary. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Planning ahead means peace of mind for all

Local notaries offer some advise on estate planning and wills during B.C.’s Make A Will week

Lilian Cazacu is a Langley notary. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Sunridge Gardens and its staff recently earned the new seal of approval accreditation from the BCSLA. That team included (left to right) recreation manager Jennifer Wasden, general manager Shannon Saunders, BC Seniors Living Association president Lee Coonfer, and Sunridge reception’s Bernadette Villanueva and gardens maintenance technician Scott Watson. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley seniors residence first in B.C. to garner approval

Sunridge Gardens in Murrayville meets new provincial standards amid COVID

Sunridge Gardens and its staff recently earned the new seal of approval accreditation from the BCSLA. That team included (left to right) recreation manager Jennifer Wasden, general manager Shannon Saunders, BC Seniors Living Association president Lee Coonfer, and Sunridge reception’s Bernadette Villanueva and gardens maintenance technician Scott Watson. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce brought 140 people together during its 35th annual golf tournament at Redwoods for its first in-person event in a year. (Langley Chamber/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley chamber celebrates creating community, marks 90th anniversary

In addition to advocating for locals, chamber has long honoured its members

Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce brought 140 people together during its 35th annual golf tournament at Redwoods for its first in-person event in a year. (Langley Chamber/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Silver medal winners, Team Noble Steed, included Rebecca Deil, left, and Emily Comeau. (KPU photo)

Student brewers bring home medals to Langley’s KPU campus

The beer competition saw local students shine in several categories

  • Sep 16, 2021
Silver medal winners, Team Noble Steed, included Rebecca Deil, left, and Emily Comeau. (KPU photo)
Envision is holding a shredding event in Langley on Saturday.

Envision helps fight ID theft and hunger in Langley

Shredding event runs 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Willoughby this Saturday

Envision is holding a shredding event in Langley on Saturday.
Outgoing chamber of commerce president Brad Kiendl and his team have continued to lobby for the issues impacting Langley businesses – just as the chamber’s been doing for the last 90 years. (Black Press Media files)

Chamber’s accomplishments of note

As business advocates, the Langley chamber has achieved much through the years

Outgoing chamber of commerce president Brad Kiendl and his team have continued to lobby for the issues impacting Langley businesses – just as the chamber’s been doing for the last 90 years. (Black Press Media files)
Aldergrove Business association president Jodi Steeves was happy with the turnout for the third annual community garage sale held on Saturday, Aug. 22. More than 500 bargain hunters are estimated to have attended, based on map distribution. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Aldergrove businesses roll out red carpet for guests coming to Cruise-In

With 50,000 people known to attend, thousands of dollars will be spent locally

  • Sep 10, 2021
Aldergrove Business association president Jodi Steeves was happy with the turnout for the third annual community garage sale held on Saturday, Aug. 22. More than 500 bargain hunters are estimated to have attended, based on map distribution. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Focus West Logistics walked away as the winners at the 35th annual Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce golf tournament this past week at Redwoods – a near-sell-out event. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Near sell-out crowd take part in Langley chamber’s first in-person event in a year

35th annual golf tournament, held at Redwoods, brought 140 golfers together

Focus West Logistics walked away as the winners at the 35th annual Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce golf tournament this past week at Redwoods – a near-sell-out event. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
This year’s PNE prize home is located on McNally Creek Drive in South Surrey, was built by Langley builders from Distrikt Homes. The home is complete now, but Pecchia shared some of the pictures during the construction process. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO – Still time to get tickets: Langley builder creates prize home

Mike Pecchia was surprised to learn the PNE wanted one of his team’s houses

This year’s PNE prize home is located on McNally Creek Drive in South Surrey, was built by Langley builders from Distrikt Homes. The home is complete now, but Pecchia shared some of the pictures during the construction process. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Right below the Ricky’s sign, a new has appeared. The 64th Avenue restaurant now has a Famoso Pizzeria sign, as well. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Two eateries merge under one Langley roof

Ricky’s in Willowbrook has expanded its menu to include Italian food from Famoso Pizzeria

Right below the Ricky’s sign, a new has appeared. The 64th Avenue restaurant now has a Famoso Pizzeria sign, as well. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Kirstie Bouchard held down the fort Tuesday at her family’s downtown Langley City business. Sticky’s Candy is one of several Langley businesses re-crowned the community’s “favourite” in the Langley Advance Times Readers’ Choice competition. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Readers’ votes are huge boost for Langley businesses

Company owners are grateful for support from the community

Kirstie Bouchard held down the fort Tuesday at her family’s downtown Langley City business. Sticky’s Candy is one of several Langley businesses re-crowned the community’s “favourite” in the Langley Advance Times Readers’ Choice competition. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)