01Mar

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Hemlock Resort has become Sasquatch Mountain Resort

 ( formerly Hemlock Resort )

Fraser Valley’s favourite alpine playground launches new name and logo

Sasquatch Mountain Resort, British Columbia – March 1, 2017: We are pleased to
announce that effective today, Hemlock Resort has officially rebranded as Sasquatch
Mountain Resort .

Sasquatch Mountain Resort , formerly “Hemlock Resort,” is located within Sts’ailes’ Traditional
Territory. The Sasquatch, which is an anglicized pronunciation of Sa:sq’ets, is the primary
caretaker of the land and an integral aspect of the Sts’ailes’ identity and spiritual beliefs.
Historical experiences with Sa:sq’ets have been orally documented and passed down from
generations to generations. The Sasquatch ensures that the land remains plentiful and well
taken care of.

There will be no disruptions to daily mountain operations during this time.

To celebrate the name change, over Spring Break (March 15 – 26th) children 12 years of age
and under can ski for free with a donation to the food bank.

Media Contacts:
Kevin Bourdin
GM, Hemlock Resort
604.797.0225
kbourdin@berezanhg.com

Troy Bilodeau
Director of Operations, Berezan Hospitality Group
604.455.5002
troyb@berezanhg.com

27Feb

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Hemlock Resort to become Sasquatch Mountain Resort

Fraser Valley’s favourite alpine playground launches new name and logo

Hemlock Resort, British Columbia – February 24th, 2017: We are pleased to announce, effective March 1st, 2017, we will be re-branding with the new name, Sasquatch Mountain Resort.

Sasquatch Mountain Resort, formerly “Hemlock Resort” is located within Sts’ailes’ Traditional Territory. The Sasquatch, which is an anglicized pronunciation of Sa:sq’ets, is the primary caretaker of the land and an integral aspect of the Sts’ailes’ identity and spiritual beliefs. Historical experiences with Sa:sq’ets have been orally documented and passed down from generation to generation. The Sasquatch ensures that the land remains plentiful and well taken care of.

There will be no disruptions to daily mountain operations during this time.

To celebrate the name change over Spring Break, March 15 – 26th, children 12 years of age and under can ski for free with a donation to the food bank.

Media Contacts:
Kevin Bourdin
GM, Hemlock Resort
604.797.0225
kbourdin@berezanhg.com

Troy Bilodeau
Director of Operations, Berezan Hospitality Group
604.455.5002
troyb@berezanhg.com

15Jun

Attention Editor
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 15, 2016

SOUTH FRASER TOURS ANNOUNCE “SENSATIONAL SOUTH FRASER CRAFT BEER TOUR” FEATURING LOCAL BREWERS & CRAFT BEER LOUNGE

Surrey, BC – Commencing immediately SOUTH FRASER Tours, joins CENTRAL CITY Brewers & Distillers, RUSSELL Brewing Company, TRADING POST Brewing and B’s Craft Beer Lounge in announcing the “Sensational South Fraser Craft Beer Tour.”  Specializing in small groups, patrons of “Nectar of the Gods” will taste the best Surrey and Langley has to offer in locally produced craft draft beer, enjoying a great selection of tasters from 3 local brewers and a craft beer lounge, all of them specializing in unique craft beer.

Dan Goy, South Fraser Shuttles & Tours Co-owner and long time Surrey resident said “Clearly South of the Fraser, with a population of almost 1 million, offers many world class amenities to visitors and residents alike.  In business as in life, timing is everything, and now is the right time to showcase this region’s locally produced craft draft beer with a quality tasters tour.”

Liam Peckham, Central City Tasting Room Manager, stated “While our brewery has grown significantly since the early days, the same passion for our craft drives each and every brew.  Our Brewmaster ensures we brew with the best ingredients, making no compromises on our quality we offer and look forward to working with South Fraser Tours and meeting you.”

Russell Operations Manager, Steve Schafer said “Our beer is 100% natural and has no preservatives, plus we don’t pasteurize, which means we don’t kill the taste.  You drink our beer just the way it is brewed and are excited about South Fraser Tours visiting our new tasting room.”

“At Trading Post, we pledge to embrace our community, engage our customers, brew great beer and offer a friendly and inviting atmosphere for our community to gather.  We are very pleased about being part of the South Fraser Sensational Craft Beer Tour,” commented Lance Verhoff, Founder and General Manager.

Mike Klemak, B’s Craft Beer Lounge Manager, said “We are a great place to get your craft beer fix in the Fraser Valley!  Our knowledgeable staff are happy to educate, so feel free to ask if you have any questions regarding beer styles or the brewing process.  We are eager to share with those on a South Fraser Sensational Craft Beer Tour the B’s Craft Beer Lounge experience.”

CENTRAL CITY Brewing Company. www.centralcitybrewing.com
RUSSELL Brewing Company, www.russellbeer.com
TRADING POST Brewing, www.tradingpostbrewing.com
B’S Craft Beer Lounge, www.berezanhg.com

SOUTH FRASER Tours, www.SouthFraserTours.ca also offers intimate wine tours, private group and customized excursions, event and destination shuttles throughout the Lower Mainland and Metro-Vancouver.

For further information, contact:

Dan Goy
604-839-2879
info@southfrasertours.ca

30May

B’s Eatery & Public House at Chances Gaming Centre Salmon Arm Introduces Liquid Nitrogen Infused Cocktails

Salmon Arm, British Columbia – May 26th, 2016:  B’s Eatery & Public House at Chances Casino Salmon Arm is bringing science to the shaker with the eatery’s new molecular mixology-inspired signature cocktails. Hand-crafted tableside, the Frozen Monkey, Misty Margarita, Tropical Chill and Raspberry Razor cocktails are infused with liquid nitrogen by B’s in-house mixologists who blend exciting flavors and textures with a large splash of fun and entertainment.

“We’re always looking for creative and imaginative ways to treat our guests to a superior dining and entertainment experience,” said Troy Bilodeau, Director of Hospitality for Berezan Hospitality Group. “Hand-crafted cocktails created tableside exclusively for you combines the best of both worlds. The cool factor is off the charts.”

“Our mixologists have been working on the new drink menu for almost a year, sourcing the freshest ingredients and the newest trends in molecular mixology. For example, the infusion of liquid nitrogen in the Misty Margarita results in the smoothest margarita you’ll ever taste. It’s really special,” Bilodeau said. “We invite guests to come on down to the casino and check the new drinks out. Our patio is open, so you can sip, savor and socialize in the fresh mountain air.”

The exclusive cocktails will be available, beginning June 3rd on Friday and Saturday nights from 5-9pm.

Chances Casino Salmon Arm is the premier Gaming Centre destination in the region. Chances features a wide variety of entertainment including 124 bingo seats, 99 slot machines, black jack, track events and more.

B’s Eatery & Public House at Chances Casino Salmon Arm is a subsidiary of Berezan Management Ltd.

Media Contact:
Lesley Thiessen, Food and Beverage Manager
B’s Public House/ Chances Salmon Arm
(250) 832 – 5634 lthiessen@berezan.ca
Troy Bilodeau / troyb@berezanhg.com

Nitro Drinks

11May

CraftBeerSalesLove B’s Craft Beer Lounge products? Now you can purchase them on Fridays and Saturday, 9:00am-3:00pm at ‘The Duke’ Langley Liquor Store.

View our current products online and then head into The Duke to pick them up. Just ask one of our friendly staff for what you would like to purchase!

31Mar

Berezan is proud to announce their newest beer, a tasty Lemon Zest Hefeweizan, coming to Berezan Liquor Store locations in May!
LemonZestHefe

17Mar

Employers of Excellence
Berezan Hospitality Group
Salmon Arm, BC

WCG’s Employers of Excellence series recognizes outstanding employers that provide exceptional service to our clients across the country. We are pleased to honour Berezan Hospitality Group, operating as Chances Gaming Centre, for providing unique employment opportunities in the community of Salmon Arm.

Berezan Hospitality Group is a significant employer in the region, providing full- and part-time work to more than 80 staff. The Chances management team uses collaborative and creative hiring practices to find new team members, including more than 15 WCG clients in roles such as security, food service, cash handling and bingo calling. Following a recent job fair at WCG’s Salmon Arm WorkBC Employment Services Centre, WCG and Berezan Hospitality Group together processed close to 600 job applicants over a two-week period—no small feat.

Berezan Hospitality Group is always open to discussing opportunities for our clients, including persons with disabilities and those with multiple barriers to employment. WCG is proud to publicly thank Berezan Hospitality Group for its excellence in facilitating employment in Salmon Arm.

http://chancessalmonarm.ca/

24Feb

During the month of March, Encore Reward Members will have the opportunity to win up to a $50,000 progressive jackpot. If your card is inserted into any slot machine at a Chances Casinos when the progressive jackpot wins, you will share the win and be awarded $5 Free Play. 3 x $50 Free Play Prizes will also be awarded daily at all Chances locations.

Qualifying times for the 3 x $50 Free Play Prizes are 12:00pm-3:00pm, 3:00pm-6:00pm, and 6:00pm-9:00pm.

So come on down to Chances Castlegar/Salmon Arm and try your luck!

16Dec

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02Dec

We Support M.A.D.D

10Nov

Great news for Urban Retreat Hostel and skiers alike! Big White Ski Resort is opening two weeks early on Friday, November 13th (I guess Friday the 13th isn’t all bad luck!). The chair lifts will begin running at 8:45am. And if you’re looking for an awesome place to stay while skiing at Big White, don’t forget to check out the Urban Retreat Hostel!

08Oct

Urban Retreat Hostel

Urban Retreat Hostel will be opening it’s doors for the 2015/2016 ski season on October 16th, 2015.
Urban Retreat Hostel is the ultimate ski in, ski out location in the heart of Big White Village. Call them directly at 250-765-7920 or email them at bigwhitehostel@berezanhg.com