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Pushor Mitchell BRAINx

Mar 21, 2019 / 10:00 am

Doctors. Scientists. Advocates. Changemakers. These are some of the presenters at this year’s Pushor Mitchell BRAINx, BrainTrust Canada’s annual...

Sun Life Dunk for Diabetes

Mar 20, 2019 / 7:00 am

Over 11 million Canadians are currently living with diabetes or prediabetes. With that in mind, Sun Life has teamed up with the Toronto Raptors, NBA Canada and...

Community Giving Event!

Mar 19, 2019 / 9:00 am

On Wednesday, March 6th , the Shuswap’s newest women’s networking group, Shuswap Women Who Wine hosted their third quarterly Community Giving event....

Booze Losers unite

Mar 18, 2019 / 11:22 am

Cheers to nearly 230 booze losers across the province who gave up alcohol throughout February and raised an amazing $70,000 for innovative cancer research and...

Wtfast sponsors club

Mar 15, 2019 / 2:07 pm

Students from the McWilliams Innovation Centre will be competing at the 3rd Annual Sumobot competition on March 6 with some new technology, thanks to a $5000...

Local champ Jr counseller

Mar 9, 2019 / 8:00 am

Bryce Cordick,15, of Kelowna, has been invited to be a Junior Counsellor and role model at The War Amps 2019 BC Child Amputee (CHAMP) Seminar from March 15 to...

Art Show raises $2,500

Mar 8, 2019 / 2:30 pm

Local businesses and artists joined together to raise $2,500 for youth mental health programs at Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Vernon &...

Hamlets Choose Kindness

Mar 5, 2019 / 7:00 am

The Hamlets at Vernon is sharing their kindness with team members and residents by celebrating Choose Kindness - #teamhamlets. This fun day of wearing pink,...

Students Give Back

Mar 4, 2019 / 3:02 pm

UBC Okanagan students once again generously volunteered time during their reading week break to help local charities through the Pushor Mitchell United Way Day...

KCR launches sessions

Feb 20, 2019 / 2:44 pm

KCR Community Resources is launching new Community Volunteer Orientation Sessions to address a direct need in the Community. “We often hear that people...

Volunteer donates $1,000!

Feb 19, 2019 / 10:00 am

Longtime BC Cancer - Kelowna volunteer Joy Kutcher from the Kelowna Lioness Club presented the BC Cancer Foundation with a $1,000 cheque to support the Patient...

Bosleys for ALERT

Feb 18, 2019 / 8:00 am

The ANIMAL LIFELINE EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM (ALERT) spent St. Valentine's Day being grateful to Bosleys Pet Food Plus Penticton! On behalf of Bosleys...

Resident loses the booze

Feb 17, 2019 / 11:00 am

Don’t expect to find Amanda Zais visiting any of the local wineries this February. The Kelowna resident is set to take on the BC Cancer...

Kidney Foundation Helps

Feb 16, 2019 / 9:00 am

The Kidney Foundation and its volunteers will be delivering kidney-branded socks to 3,300 dialysis patients across BC and the Yukon as part of their WARM THE...

Trail raises over $3K

Feb 15, 2019 / 9:27 am

Lake Country Scenic Sip Trail has raised $3,107.60 for the Heart and Stroke Foundation. The funds were raised during the Lake Country Scenic Sip Trail’s...

2nd GonzoOkanagan

Feb 12, 2019 / 10:46 am

Gonzo Okanagan will hold its 2nd Annual Music Industry Golf Tournament & Festival Event on June 14th of 2019 at the Sunset Ranch Golf Club in Kelowna, BC....

BC211 launches mobile site

Feb 11, 2019 / 7:00 am

In the Okanagan, BC211.ca is made available through a partnership with United Way so that everyone can access it. BC211 is a free, up-to-date, reliable gateway...

Start a team for Alzheimer’s

Feb 10, 2019 / 7:00 am

More than 60 per cent of Canadians who have a personal experience with dementia have reported being ignored or dismissed. The Alzheimer Society of B.C. is...

Suicide Grief Support group

Feb 9, 2019 / 7:00 am

Grief from suicide is a unique loss, like no other. Losing a loved one to suicide can lead to a number of conflicting feelings and many unanswered questions....

Women's Day Dinner

Feb 8, 2019 / 9:00 am

On March 8, International Women’s Day is being marked with a special 5-course collaborative fundraising dinner by The Paisley Notebook at the Canadian...