Heather Wyard-Scott. Photo submitted The Cabin Door is offering various life coaching services to Mannville and surrounding areas.
Heather Wyard-Scott began The Cabin Door to give back what life experiences have taught her and put them to good use. Over her thirty years in the workforce, Wyard-Scott has acquired much experience in numerous different fields from agriculture to real estate and has owned and operated a bookkeeping business as well as an auto detailing business.
Land sold to McDonald's. Photo submitted At the Town Council Meeting on July 14, it was officially announced that the McDonald’s franchise purchased an acre of land from the Town of Vermilion on 42 Avenue.
Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, the franchise had to postpone the construction of the McDonald’s, and hopes to break ground in the spring. Construction is expected to take about 16 weeks not including time for training, which would set the opening date to approximately lat
Reflections Funeral and Cremation Services Staff. Back row from left: Joe Bucharski, Colleen Berg, Gerald Martin, Alison Bete, and Rob Pulyk. Front row from left: Bill Poliakiwski, Michelle Feist, Bethany Jacula, Candice Anderson, Jim Storch, and John Lawrence. Missing from the photo is Sherry Martin. Photo Elaina John Reflections Funeral and Cremation Services will begin to offer funeral services on August 1, but due to renovations, will not be opening its doors until approx
Derwent was bustling with activity on March 16, as Hardcastle’s Store opened their doors for business at 106 -1a Avenue.
The store offers a variety of services including postal services, grocery and convenience store items, as well as giftware. Looking forward to serving the community, owner Gladys Hardcastle said, “The need to re-establish our Canada Post services here initiated my decision to open this store. Now people from this area won’t have to keep travelling to Myrn
From left, Copper Cork Distillery partners Todd Ree, Rod Fadden, Randy Fadden, and Tom Hartwell. Photo Angela Mouly People were lined up outside the door as the Copper Cork Distillery opened for business in Vermilion on November 14.
Partners Todd Ree, Rod Fadden, Randy Fadden, and Tom Hartwell were all pleased to see their project complete and hear the response from the community. The idea for the business began 18 months ago, and they broke ground one year ago.
Fresh Apparel hosted their Grand Opening at Craig’s Cornerstone in Vermilion on November 1 – 2. Customers enjoyed the opportunity to browse lifestyle and seasonal clothing as well as men’s and women’s everyday wear and accessories. Open since May, the Grand Opening offered special discounts and sweets throughout the weekend. “On behalf of the Town of Vermilion I’d like to congratulate you on your grand opening and wish you all the success in the future. Seeing new business sh
Dignitaries and community members gathered at Modern Edge Painting Ltd. in Vermilion as they held their Grand Opening on October 18.
“It’s exciting; this is a great way to keep a strong business in our community and nice to have new entrepreneurs in Vermilion. The store also has a fresh new look,” said Mayor Caroline McAuley.
Co-owner and sales consultant, Lisa Beveridge, said that she is thrilled to be a part of what is going on downtown. According to her, they hit the g
Hancraft Aeromotive recently opened their doors for business in Vermilion, offering maintenance and re-build services to light, recreational aircraft.
The business has been in operation in the area since 1995, but is now eager to have a maintenance location with runway access at the Vermilion Airport. Renovations are ongoing restoring the old recycling centre back to its original use as an aircraft hangar; and a bi-fold door was just installed to allow airplanes in and out.
Customers lined up as the doors opened for the first time to Pink Peony, a retail outlet at Lakeland Mall in Vermilion on October 2. Pink Peony offers bath and body products, house ware and decor, refinished furniture, baby giftware, seasonal decor, as well as live and artificial plants and decorative pots. All of the bath bombs are made in–store at her workshop in the back. “We use biodegradable shrink wrap, the dies don’t stain the tub, and each bath bomb or candle have a d
Community members and dignitaries gathered at Harbrook & Paisley in Vermilion to celebrate their Grand Opening on September 27 - 28.
Chamber of Commerce president, Dave DeVos said, “It’s great to see the growth continuing in downtown Vermilion with entrepreneurs stepping up and the variety they provide.”
Customers enjoyed the opportunity to shop for new seasonal footwear and outerwear, as well as the opportunity to enter several draws. Coffee and cupcakes provided by The Re
Harbrook & Paisley, Vermilion’s newest footwear location, will be hosting their Grand Opening at 5003 – 50 Avenue on September 27 – 28.
The store is excited to be receiving new brands and styles of footwear for fall almost daily, as well as a selection of winter coats for men and women.
According to owner Tanis Cochrane, the idea came about when Craig’s announced that they were closing their doors. It came as quite a shock to the whole community. They wanted to ensure the
YSS Cannabis retail location opened their doors for business in Vermilion at 4121 - 51 Street on August 8.
Vice President of Operations, Tony Balakas said, “We have product that suits everyone; from people that have never tried it to very high potency, top-shelf oils and flower.”
Currently they offer cannabis in dried flower or pre-rolled joints, as well as cannabis oil in pure CBD oil or capsule form. Their pre-rolled joints come in various pack sizes, and they also carry
Cornerstone Co-op opened their fourth liquor store in Vermilion on July 25. Other locations exist in St. Paul, Elk Point, and Wainwright.
“We are happy to have the opportunity to provide employment and continue a service in the community that was going to be closing,” said Director of Operations, Kory Kralkay.
They look forward to offering more locally supplied product as well as samples from their Growler craft beer bar.
“Every craft beer we offer is from Alberta and is
The Machine Shop is now open at 4021 52 Avenue in Vermilion and is the first company to offer water jet services in the community.
Owner Connor Grieve has been working in the industry for 15 years, is dual ticketed and offers designing, machining, and welding.
“I can cut anything up to six inches on the water jet including wood, tile, granite, glass and metals including aluminum and stainless steel,” said Grieve.
Unlike many machinists, he doesn’t turn dials and is able t
Sweets & Treats - Night Owl 1675 opened recently in Vermilion offering popcorn, ice cream, and candy at 5024 - 50 Avenue.
Owners Dawn and Wade Woywitka are looking forward to making their store as inviting as possible offering people a place to sit and enjoy their treats or take them to go.
“I love candy; it’s really exciting! It’s something we understand. I drive school bus, and enjoy working with children and families,” said Dawn Woywitka.
Sweets & Treats will be supply
The Copper Cork Distillery is pleased to announce that they will soon be opening for business in Vermilion. Partners include Todd Ree, Randy Fadden, Rod Fadden, and Tom Hartwell.
Their production line includes a steam boiler, two control panels, a 1,000 litre mash tun for grain and water (this is where enzymes are added to break starches down into simple sugars), three fermentation tanks (the mash is cooled and yeast is added for fermentation). The mash will stay in the fer
Pet lovers gathered at the Pet Boutique & Salon to celebrate their Grand Opening in Vermilion on June 1.
Owners Carolyn Green and Kelsey McNutt were thrilled to welcome dignitaries and guests on their special day. They have been open and serving people and their pets since January 7.
“It has been very exciting and the community has been fantastic with their support. There are so many great dogs around here that come in,” said Carolyn Green.
Guests relaxed and enjoyed hambu