BUSINESS NOTEBOOK: A Wonderful winner of White Rock BIA contest

White Rock Business Improvement Association has announced the winner of its Christmas Storefront Decorating Contest for BIA member businesses.

She’s Some Kind of Wonderful was selected by a panel of judges including Mayor Wayne Baldwin, broadcaster/realtor Sarah Daniels, artist Mary Batut and floral designer Tony Graaf. As contest winner, store owner Nancy Holt will be given a Whistler Weekend Getaway package compliments of White Rock BIA.

"The judges were impressed with the interior window presentation created by She’s Some Kind of Wonderful as well as the outside display including the use of the parking lot planter directly in front of the store," states the BIA.

"The contest runner-up was World Serve Thrift Store. which received high marks for using repurposed product from the store in the creation of a Christmas nativity scene. The third place selection was Ashberry & Logan Floral Design."

To view photos of contest participants,follow the White Rock BIA on Twitter @WhiteRock_BIA.


Iris Solutions has been selected as the preferred proponent by the City of Surrey to finalize an agreement to design, build, partially finance, maintain and operate the Surrey Biofuels Processing Facility project.

Once the biofuel processing facility is operational, Surrey will be home to the first closed-loop fully-integrated organics waste management system in North America. By 2016, the facility will convert kitchen waste and yard waste into renewable natural gas that will fuel the city’s natural gas waste collection trucks.


In South Surrey, free “MVP” haircut-and-massage services are part of Sports Clips’ one-year anniversary celebrations Saturday, Dec. 20 at Southpoint Exchange, 3041 152nd St., from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The event will include appearances by members of Surrey Eagles hockey team from noon to 2 p.m., plus free coffee and doughnuts. For more details, visit

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