Category: Shout-Outs

Hand sanitizer

Trench Brewing & Distilling

Started making hand sanitizer to keep up with the growing demand for the essential item! The recipe is 80% ethanol as recommended by the World Health Organization. To find out how to purchase some, visit the Trench Brewing & Distilling website. Did we mention Trench has also re-opened its dining room?!

hand sanitizer bottles

CrossRoads Brewing & Distillery

This wonderful local business has shifted its business model from beer to hand sanitizer to keep the community safe. The World Health Organization-approved sanitizer is available in multiple sized bottles for personal use or for use at your business. For more information, check the CrossRoads Brewing & Distillery website.

Staff at COBS Bread Bakery prepare an order.

COBS Bread Bakery

This locally owned and operated business has done an incredible job of supporting the community since its opening in 2019. At the end of each day they donate all of their remaining product to local charities to ensure that those in need are taken care of. In addition, the team does complimentary lunch hour drop-offs for the medical staff at the University Hospital of Northern British Columbia. Stay up to date on their great work and follow COBS Bread Bakery.

COVID-19 signage from Papyrus Printing

Papyrus Printing

Printing signs and decals for local businesses with COVID-19 messaging – including the Support PG initiative! Provided a generous discount for 1,000 Support PG vehicle decals and 1,000 storefront decals for the community to show their love for the project. Stay tuned for how and when you can get your own Support PG decal! To learn more about their services, visit Papyrus Printing.

Bags of produce ready for delivery

Bag Half Full YXS

Part of a larger national initiative, two medical students in the Northern Medical Program in Prince George are providing a grocery delivery service designed to bridge the gap of accessibility during the COVID-19 pandemic. This non-contact delivery service is offered to the sick, elderly, self-isolating, and immunocompromised with limited ability to go out for groceries – and is provided free of charge! To learn more about this initiative, visit Bag Half Full YXS.

Ear-savers manufactured by PBA Graphics for donation to UHNBC.

PBA Graphics

Donated hundreds of handcrafted “ear-savers” to the University Hospital of Northern British Columbia staff to wear when using face masks. This simple, yet effective design protects ears from the elastic on a medical grade face mask and the resulting discomfort from long-term mask use. After donating a thousand ear-savers to local healthcare workers, they are now producing frames for protective face shields! For information, check out PBA Graphics.

Hearts PG Keychain

As You Wish Custom Stamped Designs

A local company creating “city heart keychains” for Prince George and other communities throughout Canada and the US. $10 from every keychain sold is donated to a local food bank – to date, $1720 has been raised for the Prince George Salvation Army! To shop the collection, call 250-552-8062 or visit As You Wish Custom Stamped Designs.

Courtyard Marriott PG

Courtyard Marriott

Proud to support Northern BC by ensuring residents who have contributed so much are taken care during their time of need. Courtyard donated room nights to BC Cancer’s Centre for the North to strengthen the Centre’s ability to provide the best possible care for patients. To take a virtual tour of the property, check out the Courtyard Prince George. 

Bon Voyage Inn

Bon Voyage Inn & Carmel Inn

Offering extra support to truckers traveling through the Prince George area, as many businesses along their routes may be closed. Services offered include free showers, restrooms, and free overnight parking for truckers wishing to stay in their sleeper cabs. Truckers also have access to coin laundry, walk-in and take-out food services, and a special discount on hotel room rates. To find out more about their accommodations, check out the Bon Voyage Inn and the Carmel Inn.

Trimline Shields

Trim-Line Signs & Electrical

Putting their entire staff resources towards creating COVID-19 protective screens for businesses, and keeping the cost to businesses as low as possible. Screen designs are meant to be functional and can be permanent or temporary installations that are easy to store for later use. Trimline’s current focus is installing protection in place for businesses as quickly as possible. To learn more about their COVID-19 protective screens, visit Trimline Signs & Electrical.

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