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Mayor praises local organizers of BC Thanksgiving Food Drive

Oct 19, 2021 / 12:57 pm

Penticton is celebrating the success of the role it played in the annual BC Thanksgiving Food Drive. Danny Kane and Roger Ellingson were the co-chairs of the...

South Okanagan foundation donates new chairs for Unity House

Feb 5, 2020 / 10:10 am

The Community Foundation of the South Okanagan Similkameen has given a gift to those struggling with mental health issues. The organization handed over a cheque...

Gonzo Okanagan's Christmas CD fundraiser brings in thousands

Dec 12, 2019 / 11:42 am

A Christmas fundraiser coordinated by Gonzo Okanagan and Best Western Plus Kelowna has raised nearly $4,000 for families in need, and they’re still...

Summerland Ornamental Gardens gets good jump on new project

Oct 30, 2019 / 2:11 pm

The first phase of the Canadian Heritage Rose Garden has been completed in Summerland. The Rose Team, as it is known, finished work on the new garden in early...

Cover2Cover brings in nearly $3,500 to help feed the hungry

Oct 30, 2019 / 1:40 pm

Several thousand dollars were raised on Saturday night during a fundraiser for Central Okanagan Food Bank. Local rock group Cover2Cover performed during a...

A Celebration of Volunteers

Oct 11, 2019 / 9:39 am

Get Involved Lake Country: A Celebration of Volunteers and Community Spirit returns on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at the Lake Country Community Complex (George...

Fall feast appreciation

Oct 3, 2019 / 3:41 pm

To show appreciation for the Interim Housing Staff for both the work that they do within the community, and also the care they take to look out for Brightpath...

Fuelling good

Sep 29, 2019 / 10:07 am

As part of Fuel Good Day on 17 Sept., 10 cents from every litre of fuel sold at all Armstrong Regional Cooperative Gas Bars were collected for local charities....

After School program seeks

Sep 26, 2019 / 2:00 pm

The YMCA of Okanagan is seeking part-time staff and volunteers to work in their Beyond the Bell program in West Kelowna, providing children in grades 1-5 with...

Rotary Athletic Awards set

Sep 25, 2019 / 12:22 pm

This cheque represents the proceeds from the 2019 Rotary Athletic Awards. It is presented to the superintendent of School District 22, Joe Rogers. Joe will...

Comedy for Agur Camp

Sep 19, 2019 / 8:28 am

Agur Lake Camp and Kelso Entertainment Agency hosted a Comedy Night Fundraiser at the Centre Stage Theatre in Summerland on September 5th. Headlining the show...

Habitat for Humanity happy

Sep 13, 2019 / 11:39 am

Andrea Manifold, Chief Executive Officer of Habitat for Humanity Okanagan, was delighted to receive a cheque from the Emil Anderson Construction Charitable...

Beyond the Bell receives!

Sep 12, 2019 / 3:51 pm

Through the Intact Foundation Better Community Program, and in partnership with CapriCMW Insurance, $7,500 was donated to the YMCA of Okanagan’s Beyond...

Rotary donates to KidSport

Sep 4, 2019 / 8:40 am

A $5,000 donation from the West Kelowna Daybreak Rotary has arrived just in time for the West Kelowna KidSport Chapter. Autumn is a busy season for...

Pickleball a boost for PRH

Aug 30, 2019 / 7:36 am

Last month's Penticton Cardiac Wellness Pickleball Tournament gave a real boost to the cardiology department at Penticton Regional Hospital. The fun July 27...

Kelowna Toyota donates!

Aug 20, 2019 / 3:39 pm

For the third year Kelowna Toyota has made a generous donation to the Okanagan based East meets West Children's Foundation bringing the total amount donated...

Pizza Hut Supports JDRF

Aug 16, 2019 / 8:00 am

PH Restaurants LP is pleased to announce that this year it has raised $104,912 for the 2019 ‘Sun Life Walk to Cure Diabetes’ benefiting the Juvenile...

New participants needed

Aug 15, 2019 / 5:00 am

“We want to invite the public to come learn more about this event and the cause behind it,” says event director Derek Fuhr. “We have many...

Big Jacks Golf for kids

Aug 14, 2019 / 11:17 am

Big Jacks Golf Tournament raised a total $6,955 for the Y’s Strong Kids Campaign in the most successful tournament to date. Jack has been giving to the...

Toyota Makes a Big Splash

Aug 8, 2019 / 8:40 am

More children living in the Okanagan will have access to free swim lessons because of the generosity of Kelowna Toyota. The YMCA of Okanagan Swims program was...

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