Creston: Who’s who in business
Information for business in the Creston Valley, B.C., including contacts, award winners and listings.
With its pleasant climate, the Creston Valley is a notable fruit-growing and agricultural area in the Kootenays. Surrounded by the Purcell and Selkirk mountains, the town of Creston is popular with tourists and retirees while also providing a small-town atmosphere and outdoor opportunities for families and young people who call the area home.
City of Creston
The Town of Creston holds council meetings on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. Town hall is located at 238-10th Avenue North.
- Ron Toyota, Mayor
- Kevin Boehmer
- Karen Unruh
- Jim Elford
- Jen Comer
- Joe Snopek
- Joanna Wilson
- Lou Varela, Town manager: 250-428-2214, ext. 232
One-on-one with the Mayor
Creston’s mayor Ron Toyota has won a third term to continue working on initiatives with a new council.Read full article
Creston branding and tourism
Every year Kootenay Business lists of Top 110 employers in the Kootenays. In addition to forestry and industry, agriculture is an important part of job creation in Creston independent farmers and small-scale operations.
- Columbia Brewery, Labatt (143)
- J.H. Huscroft Ltd. (78)
- Creston & District Credit Union (24)
Top business people in Creston
The following business individuals have shown dedication to business and their communities. They have been recognized on the Kootenay Business list of Top 10 business people for various years.
At Kootenay Meadows, organic milk comes in glass bottles and raw-milk cheeses are a gourmet delight.Read full article
Tabletree black cherry juice, produced in Creston, B.C., was named Best Pure Juice Product at the 2012 World Juice conference.Read full article
Famous Fritz Meats & Deli has brought Old World flavours and quality to the tables of Creston Valley residents.Read full article
Longtime Businesses of Creston
Flooring, window coverings and other home finishing products are the specialties at Nufloors Creston, in Creston, B.C.Read full article
Tony Mulder of Creston, B.C., wants the jewellery he designs for you to express your personality and tell your story.Read full article
Wynndel Box & Lumber is a family-owned company in Wynndel, B.C., that is entering its second century in business.Read full article
Do you own a business in Creston? We'd like to hear more about you. Please contact us if you're a successful long-time business owner in the area, or if you think you would qualify as a top employer in the Kootenays.