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Casorso kids give back

Jul 11, 2019 / 12:31 pm

"Mr. Beaudry’s grade six students, at École Casorso Elementary, kicked off their summer vacation by giving back to their community. As part of...

HEU for Period Promise

Jun 24, 2019 / 10:34 am

The local Hospital Employees Union got behind the United Way’s Period Promise campaign in a big way this spring. The group gathered period product...

Women Who Wine’s Gala!

Jun 18, 2019 / 11:17 am

On Friday June 14th , the Shuswap Women Who Wine Hosted their 4th quarterly Community Giving Event and raised $6,000 for three local organizations; the SAS...

Mayor & Council to Donate

Jun 16, 2019 / 10:00 am

School lunch programs at all five area schools to get a boost after Mayor Christine Fraser, Township of Spallumcheen, was the successful recipient of a $1,500...

SOEC's Beer raises money

Jun 15, 2019 / 7:00 am

To celebrate the 10-year anniversary building milestone, the South Okanagan Events Centre partnered with Penticton’s Cannery Brewing to create an...

Walk to End ALS results

Jun 14, 2019 / 9:51 am

Congratulations to Nancy Arbuckle, coordinator and her Walk committee on a successful Walk last Sunday in Kelowna! Under beautiful Okanagan skies, the 210...

Call for bat boys & girls!

Jun 12, 2019 / 12:45 pm

The KGH Foundation is looking for five young athletes to fulfill some very special roles at the second annual Gorges Comeau HOMEBASE Charity Slo-Pitch All-Star...

CONNECT Celebrates 10!

Jun 10, 2019 / 2:24 pm

CONNECT’s Life Redesign Model TM has changed the lives hundreds of British Columbians after brain injury and stroke. On June 21, the community is invited...

SPCA camp fosters empathy

Jun 6, 2019 / 5:09 pm

The BC SPCA is continuing to offer summer programs and events for children to aid in developing healthy relationships with animals. “At camp, we provide...

Amputee bikes confidently

Jun 6, 2019 / 8:00 am

Being an amputee is not a barrier to living a full and active life. With the help of artificial limbs and adaptive devices, amputees like Haddessah Block, 13,...

Drop-In Centre turns 25

Jun 5, 2019 / 11:13 am

On June 1st, the Penticton Seniors Drop-In Centre celebrated its 25th anniversary with a wonderful bash that included a cake cutting. It was the first event of...

Mom bikes for lung disease

Jun 4, 2019 / 7:00 am

Every year several hundred cycling enthusiasts gather in BC’s Fraser Valley to hit the road for a weekend ride in support of lung health. It’s...

BC Cancer at your door

Jun 3, 2019 / 4:00 pm

BC Cancer Foundation door-to-door canvassers are in your community. Canvassers will introduce local residents to the BC Cancer Foundation and our monthly donor...

Community Pulls Together

Jun 3, 2019 / 1:42 pm

The community pulled together at the annual United Way Bus Pull last Saturday as teams raised over $20,000 for United Way’s 2019 campaign. In the end, 14...

Concert showcases best

May 28, 2019 / 3:54 pm

West Kelowna’s Evelyn Krieger, 22, was a high achiever at the 2019 Kelowna Kiwanis Festival, which just completed its 93rd year helping Okanagan amateurs...

Seniors Safety Fair

May 24, 2019 / 12:00 pm

The 15th Annual Seniors Safety Fair is returning to Kelowna on Wednesday, June 12th with a wide variety of resources and information geared toward seniors and...

Blossom Time Fair ends

May 24, 2019 / 9:00 am

The Auxiliaries to KGH Foundation thank our friends, families, Cottonwoods Care Centre staff and residents, as well as dozens of volunteers for all their hard...

SilverStar raises

May 23, 2019 / 10:00 am

SilverStar Mountain Resort presented a cheque for $540 to the Arts Council of the North Okanagan on Thursday. The funds were raised at a SEISMIC Spring...

Stronger Together

May 22, 2019 / 2:52 pm

WHO: Stronger Together Kelowna, volunteer co-chaired by postpartum depression survivors. WHAT: A one-of-kind event to be held at the Rotary Centre for the Arts...

Youth led projects receive

May 18, 2019 / 7:00 am

This spring, the Central Okanagan Foundation for Youth (COFFY) and United Way’s GenNext contributed $9,500 to support five youth led projects based in the...