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Officer honoured

Apr 19, 2019 / 7:00 am

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP Traffic Services officer, Cst. Gary McLaughlin was honoured over the weekend by the Internal Order of Daughters of the Empire (IODE)...

RCMP specialist honoured

Apr 18, 2019 / 10:00 am

During a recent gathering inside the Kelowna Detachment, members of the International Order of Daughters of the Empire (IODE) honoured a local RCMP officer for...

Elementary school donates!

Apr 17, 2019 / 7:00 am

Rutland Elementary School's Student Voice Club is speaking up for families in the Okanagan with a donation of nearly $1,300. The young learners from several...

38 years of volunteering

Apr 16, 2019 / 10:00 am

National Volunteer Week was created to celebrate all volunteers, including Jill Siebert who has been volunteering for 38 years with the YMCA of Okanagan....

Shout Out to Volunteers

Apr 15, 2019 / 3:34 pm

National Volunteer Week in Canada is a time to give a resounding shout out and THANK YOU to all the Volunteers that lift our communities to greater heights....

Support for Youth Centre

Apr 12, 2019 / 7:00 am

Our Westside Youth Centre has a fully operating bathroom and laundry room, and we have our strong community of supporters to thank for that! This stunning new...

Generous donation received

Apr 11, 2019 / 8:00 am

A recent generous donation of $1,500 from the Armstrong Regional Cooperative was received by Abbeyfield Houses of Vernon Society (Abbeyfield Vernon) this week....

Women's Day dinner raises

Apr 10, 2019 / 7:00 am

The Paisley Notebook and Aman Dosanj is proud to announce that her recent International Women’s Day dinner on March 8 has generated a donation of...

COBSS Allocation Week

Apr 8, 2019 / 8:00 am

Central Okanagan Public Schools develop lifelong learners who graduate with a wide range of dreams to further their education. This week, the generosity of...

"Champs" at war amps

Apr 8, 2019 / 6:38 am

For more than 100 years, The War Amps has been making a difference in the lives of amputees including Rio Manning, 16, and Bryce Cordick, 15, of Kelowna. Rio...

Cancer Society dedication

Apr 6, 2019 / 7:00 am

Art Fletcher began his volunteer work at the Canadian Cancer Society Kelowna office in 1989, after losing their youngest son to cancer and moving to Kelowna....

Cancer canvassers at doors

Apr 5, 2019 / 2:58 pm

BC Cancer Foundation door-to-door canvassers are in your community. Canvassers will introduce local residents to the BC Cancer Foundation, the largest funder of...

Free Health Assessment

Mar 28, 2019 / 2:36 pm

People over the age of 50 are invited to gain insight on their personal health by joining a free health assessment Friday, March 29 at H2O Adventure + Fitness...

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 &...

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