In Focus is our gift to the community. A way for us to help show our recognition for the people, businesses and organizations that help make our city great. The team at KelownaNow.com is passionate about this community and the people that make it amazing. We want to show our friends, neighbours, family and colleagues that we notice them and the fabulous things that they do.
What is your name?
Carlee and Shawn Wiebe
What do you always find yourself saying?
Life is unpredictable
Who inspires you?
Carlee – for me it is my husband. – he is so motivated and goal orientated with a huge heart. Shawn – my wife - She is kind and caring and reminds me to slow down a enjoy the little things.
What are three things on your bucket list?
1. Take our daughters to Disney Land
2. Visit Greece (alone)
3. Live in a foreign country for a year
If you had an enormous yacht, what would you name it?
Wie- Be Sailing
If you could foresee a single day of your future in its entirety, what date would you select?
December 25th an entire day spent together as a family.
What are you passionate about?
Creating beautiful art.
What has been your favourite day of your life, up to this point?
Tied for first is the day our girls were born. It is unbelievable what happens to your life once you have children.
What has been your proudest accomplishment?
There has been a few but opening our store has to be ranked up there. 1-1595 Innovation Drive Kelowna.
Where is your favourite place to dine in Kelowna?
Raudz – Fresh Local Ingredients
What is your favourite activity or event in Kelowna?
Going to Big White for the quality family time. Gets you out of the house and away from work. You need to have balance. Or taking in a show at the Kelowna community theatre
What is the name of your business/organization?
Eternal Timber and Design
What does your business/organization do?
At Eternal Timber and Design we are a husband and wife duo. Carlee runs the showroom and Shawn designs and produces one of a kind Timber Furniture. We design and construct all of our furniture from locally sourced materials We use a variety of materials
Where can people find you or your business online?
How do people connect with you on Linkedin?
Carlee (Baker) Wiebe or Shawn Wiebe
Where can people find your business on Facebook?
Eternal Timber and Design
What is your Twitter account?
What is your mission?
To create unique and functional art for your home or office
If you could achieve one thing within your field, what would it be?
To keep doing what we love for as long as the market and trend will let us
Where do you want your business/organization to be in five years?
To continue to design and build furniture
What three qualities do you feel that your business/organization exemplifies?
Beauty – Inspiration – Quality (in both the materials we use and the man hours we put in)
What would you like to say to your employees/volunteers?
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. (Eleanor Roosevelt )
How does your business/organization impact the community?
We provide an alternative furniture shopping experience.
What makes you successful? Tell us about it.
We love what we do.. and it shows in our customer service and the products in our showroom
If I could change one thing about Kelowna, it would be:
Nothing – we are very fortunate to live is such a beautiful place
What do you think makes Kelowna great?
Some general comments I would like to share are:
Shop Local – Support Local. We look forwarding to meeting our next customer and we appreciate all the customers we have had since our opening in March. Come and visit us at 1-1595 Innovation Drive or online at www.eternaltimber.com and tell a friend!
We encourage you to leave your comments and words of support below, and submit your own nomination by clicking HERE. You are also welcome to submit a form of your own by clicking HERE. Thank you, Kelowna!