> Published in Kamloops This Week, by Marty Hastings,

Feedback from people like Michael McCarthy is what gives great pride to the team behind Kamloops: A Story of Champions. “Within 12 seconds I was already learning,” McCarthy wrote on Facebook below the video posted by Kamloops product Matt Human. “I thought I would laugh throughout this video, but I finished it with tears of pride and joy. Amazing.” The promotional video, commissioned by Venture Kamloops and produced by Mastermind Studios, “explains that champions are people who do things well, people who are committed to things, and that’s what the people of Kamloops are. We’re committed to our city and to making our city the best it can possibly be, nurturing growth and nurturing development,” said Jim Anderson, executive director with Venture Kamloops. What makes the approval of McCarthy — and of Human, who refers to the Tournament Capital as Paradise City in the Facebook post — special to Venture Kamloops is it is unsolicited, unlike some of the praise Anderson expected to receive from local dignitaries who attended the premiere of the film at Sagebrush Theatre last week… You can read more in Kamloops This Week here.