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Jumpstart given a boost

Jumpstart given a boost

Penticton Mar 11, 2015 / 12:14 pm

Johnny Aantjess of the Penticton Speedway Foundation presents a cheque for $1,117 to the Jumpstart program in Penticton. Last year, Jumpstart helped more than...

Tourney helps sick kids

Tourney helps sick kids

Mar 6, 2015 / 12:11 pm

The Okanagan business community has a new opportunity to make a difference to B.C. children and families – the TRUE Consulting Charity Soccer Tournament....

Rooftop campout for firefighters

Rooftop campout for firefighters

Mar 6, 2015 / 12:04 pm

Big White firefighters are camping out on a rooftop to support people with muscular dystrophy. Six firefighters will brave the elements for three days, March...

Speedway gives back

Speedway gives back

Penticton Feb 27, 2015 / 4:10 pm

The Penticton Speedway Foundation fundraises year round and gives more than $30,000 annually to local organizations, initiatives and families in need. For the...

Covered in Kindness

Covered in Kindness

Feb 24, 2015 / 3:06 pm

The Anchor Society Thrift Store in Rutland is organizing a blanket drive for the needy. From March 1 to 30, the store will collect blankets after being...

PacificSport receives $10K

PacificSport receives $10K

Feb 23, 2015 / 4:18 pm

PacificSport Okanagan recently received an RBC Learn to Play grant for $10,000 from the Royal Bank of Canada in support of PacificSport’s physical...

Gaming grants fund local groups

Gaming grants fund local groups

Feb 23, 2015 / 3:38 pm

Eighteen local organizations recently received more than $576,000 in funding from the provincial government through the community gaming grant program....

Club helps Variety telethon

Club helps Variety telethon

Feb 23, 2015 / 3:32 pm

The Kelowna Canadian Italian club recently held its annual Valentine's dinner and dance. Every year at the event, the club holds a raffle with 100 per cent...

Firefighters give back

Firefighters give back

West Kelowna Feb 15, 2015 / 7:29 am

The West Kelowna Professional Firefighters Association has made community donations to CRIS Adaptive Adventures and the Okanagan Boys and Girls Club. ...

Habitat for Humanity Made Family Day Extra Special for Two Local Families

Habitat for Humanity Made Family Day Extra Special for Two Local Families

Feb 13, 2015 / 2:38 pm

Habitat for Humanity Kelowna hosted two home dedication ceremonies on BC Family Day. The first ceremony took place in Rutland with Adam Nauman and Julia...

Sandra Schmirler Day

Sandra Schmirler Day

Feb 12, 2015 / 2:56 pm

Sandra Schmirler Day - Fundraising Brunch Sunday, February 15th, 2015 11:30 to 2:30 Tickets - $10.00 ea. Kelowna Curling Club Help us celebrate Sandra Schmirler...

Bank supports Special Olympics

Bank supports Special Olympics

Feb 2, 2015 / 9:18 am

Scotiabank recently made a donation of $3,000 to Kelowna Special Olympics. From left, Gladys Fraser, branch manager, Lakeshore Centre, Sean Lever, manager,...

Okanagan Arts Awards Fundraiser

Okanagan Arts Awards Fundraiser

Jan 15, 2015 / 2:08 pm

Making Christmas a little bit merrier

Making Christmas a little bit merrier

Dec 17, 2014 / 10:38 am

The generosity of local children was highlighted when Gr. 1 – 6 students at Aberdeen Hall once again partnered with the Kelowna and district S.H.A.R. E....

Orchard Park charity night

Orchard Park charity night

Dec 5, 2014 / 10:45 am

Thank you Kelowna! On November 21st, you came to Orchard Park wearing purple in support of The Central Okanagan Hospice Association. Orchard Park donated $10...

Giving the Gift Of Christmas to Local Women

Giving the Gift Of Christmas to Local Women

Dec 1, 2014 / 4:05 pm

Every Christmas, the Women of Living In Balance Seminars create Gift baskets for organizations in the Okanagan that offer community resources for Women and...

Hot Holiday Homes' contest

Hot Holiday Homes' contest

Nov 9, 2014 / 6:11 pm

Win two tickets to Hot Holiday Homes by sending us your worst Christmas fail. Send us what happened and you will be entered into a draw for two free tickets....

WE scare Hunger!

WE scare Hunger!

Nov 3, 2014 / 2:50 pm

In a unique drive to collect non-perishable food items for the Kelowna Food Bank, 500+ students at Aberdeen Hall Preparatory School were challenged to be...

Hot Holiday Homes Tour Returns

Hot Holiday Homes Tour Returns

Oct 31, 2014 / 9:29 am

Hot Holiday Homes Tour Returns: Six homes, dozens of designers, hundreds of ticket holders and thousands of Christmas ornaments As sure as the holiday season...

Sock it to Homelessness at Trunk or Treat

Sock it to Homelessness at Trunk or Treat

Oct 28, 2014 / 10:02 am

Willowstone Academy and First Lutheran Church are preparing for the 3rd year of their very successful family event, ‘Trunk or Treat’. The event is a...