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Second of five recipients in Vernon Top Twenty under 40 announced

Morgan Higgins, Entrepreneur & Founder, Smooth Effects
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September 27, 2016 - 12:21 PM

VERNON – The second set of recipients in the KPMG Top Twenty under 40 include an entrepreneur who has gone into franchising, a lawyer, a veterinarian, a small business owner and an optometrist.

The KPMG Top 20 Under 40 recognizes the next generation of leaders in the North Okanagan who are making their mark through business success and community involvement.

The recipients were selected among close to fifty nominations and include:

Dustin Griffin, Lawyer, Kidston & Company
Morgan Higgins, Entrepreneur & Founder, Smooth Effects
Trinity Smith, Veterinarian & Partner, Central Animal Hospital
Dave Sturgeon, Business Owner, CK Design Kitchen & Bath Cabinetry
Tanner Udenberg, Optometrist & Partner, Vernon Optometry
The next recipients will be announced next Tuesday and all recipients will be honoured at a special recognition event on Thursday, October 20, 2016 during Small Business Week.

“Recognizing some of the talented young professionals in the region has multiple benefits,” says Tracy Cobb-Reeves, Chamber president. “It’s important for our community to know the caliber of talent we have and what they are doing to sustain and grow our region. It can also encourage investment and attract other talented professionals to our community.”

You can learn more about the latest recipients on the KPMG Top 20 Under 40 website:

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