News and Events

Vernon Nissan Secret Santa – December 2021
Our Vernon Nissan team celebrated each other and a year well done before the holidays by doing a secret Santa gift exchange and catered lunch.

Vernon Nissan’ Adopt a Family – December 2021
Each year along with other dealerships in our automotive group, Vernon Nissan sponsor’s a family in need through the Boys and Girls Club during the holidays. This December, our Vernon team was able to donate, shop and wrap Christmas presents and hand deliver to our adopted family. We are grateful for each of our staffs generosity and participation.

Women In Trades Student Tour – October 2021
Sentes Automotive works closely with both the Women in Trades and Automotive Apprentice Technician programs at Okanagan College. We offer dealership tours, in-class presentations, career mentorship and part time / full time employment opportunities to the students. Our 4 Kelowna locations offer an apprenticeship program to support 1st year students throughout their entire apprenticeship. (Second photo was taken pre-COVID)

Technician appreciation month – August 2021
August is technician appreciation month! We could not operate without the knowledge, skillset and dedication of our hard-working apprentices and journeyman/women technicians. We treated each team to snacks and drinks throughout the month, as well as a grand finale full day of fun at Area 27 Motorsport Park in Penticton.

Accounting appreciation month – July 2021
July is accounting appreciation month! Our accounting team works extremely hard with a keen eye for detail, behind the scenes, to keep our business running smoothly. This is a critical and valuable role within our organization, and we want to ensure each, and every member of our accounting team feels appreciated. The CEO and general manager’s took our accounting staff for a lunch, and we delivered the team special treats throughout July.

Detail appreciation month – June 2021
June is Sentes Automotive’ s detail appreciation month at Vernon Nissan. Detail is a vital department for our business to serve our customers. Vernon Nissan’s small but mighty detail teams work tirelessly to ensure every vehicle leaves the dealership looking brand new.  Over the month of June, we celebrated our teams by gathering all departments to show detail some extra appreciation. From individual staff features, to contests, treat days and cooling towels as a gift for the hot summer heat, we hope the detail team feels the extra appreciation this month and onwards.

Food truck May 2021
To celebrate our staff and their hard work so far in 2021, we kicked off summer at with a delicious food truck lunch from local vendor, the CrAsian food truck. Our Vernon Nissan team enjoyed delicious food and games in the sunshine!

Employee appreciation day March 2021