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Wine Authority president to run for council

Okanagan College’s chair of business administration Laura Thurnheer announced Friday she will run for council.
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September 26, 2014 - 11:22 AM

KELOWNA – Okanagan College’s chair of business administration and director of the B.C. Wine Authority Laura Thurnheer announced Friday she will run for council.

Thurnheer grew up in Kelowna and is a former president of the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce, current director and secretary of the B.C. Wine Authority and director of the Central and South Okanagan Similkameen United Way.

She has a Bachelor of Commerce degree in marketing and a Master’s of Business Administration in strategic management. In 2012 she was a finalist for Kelowna Civic Awards Woman of the Year.

Thurnheer and her husband Thomas have two grown children.

She will unveil her campaign platform Oct. 3.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Adam Proskiw at aproskiw@infotelnews.ca or call 250-718-0428. To contact the editor, email mjones@infotelnews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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