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Bearded Villains donate

Aug 1, 2019 / 6:00 am

Recently a group known as the Bearded Villains held their first annual western Canada meet and beard competition. They raised 2900$ for the downtown Kelowna...

Valley First Donates

Jul 31, 2019 / 1:50 pm

ValleyFirst Credit Union donated $1000 as part of the Simple Generosity Campaign to NexusBC in recognition of the Better at Home Program Volunteers that drive...

OES raises over 16K

Jul 26, 2019 / 9:14 am

Okanagan Electrical Systems (“OES”) held their first annual charity golf tournament at Sunset Ranch on Thursday July 18, 2019 and raised over...

Wilson M. Beck charity golf

Jul 18, 2019 / 10:57 am

10th annual Charity Golf Tournament, presented by Wilson M. Beck Insurance Services, will take place on Monday, July 22nd. Hosted by the Kelowna Golf and...

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...

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