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Cheryl Eedens
Okanagan Edge Staff - Jan 15 - Got the Edge

Name: Cheryl Eedens

What business or organization are you involved with? 
Vernon Vintners

What is your role with that organization? 
Owner/operator

What’s your favourite thing about living in the Okanagan? 
Our beautiful backyard, all the lakes and parks that we can use anytime, and of course all the amazing wineries we have around us . I have travelled a fair amount and theres not many places that compare to what we have here .

If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would you choose and why? 
I would have lunch with my dad and my family . My dad passed when I was very young and I would love for him to meet my husband and kids and just talk.

What’s your go-to happy place? 
Going for a walk and just just letting my mind go wherever it wants and enjoying the outsoors .

What are you most proud of? 
My family, my kids and my business Vernon Vintners.

What are the top three things on your bucket list? 
Traveling the world: Hawaii, Australia, France, Holland and Greece.

What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever eaten? 
We went to a wild game banquet a few times and I had couger and bear meat.

Latest movie or book: I just watched the movie Bad Moms on the plane to Dallas with my girlfriend and we laughed so hard half the plane turned around to stare at us.

What’s the best gift you’ve ever received? 
My family and friends.

If today were your last day, how would you spend it? 
I would spend it with my family in our kitchen cooking and eating and drinking amazing wine.

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