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  • Regional district's message: be prepared

    PENTICTON - A regional district community isn’t waiting for government assistance as it prepares for what promises to be a very heavy spring freshet.
  • Regional district looking at rules for naming rights, donations

    PENTICTON - A policy up for discussion amongst regional directors could see regional district assets named after citizen sponsors.
  • North Okanagan RCMP member contributes to success of Winter Classic hockey tournament at Apex

    PENTICTON - A hockey tournament based out of Penticton’s Apex Resort was recently held successfully for a fourth year, in part thanks to the efforts of a North Okanagan police officer.
  • 9th Annual Heap the Honda Children’s Book Drive

    Kamloops, BC – The 9th annual Heap the Honda Children’s Book Drive, sponsored by Kamloops Honda in partnership with Literacy in Kamloops (LinK), takes place January 6-27, 2018. The goals of this project are to increase book ownership in all homes and to encourage a love of reading. Over the past eight years, more than 80,000 children’s books have been given away.
  • City of Penticton begins countdown to Scotties

    Penticton – The City of Penticton has started the countdown for the 2018 Scotties Tournament of Hearts taking place Jan. 27-Feb. 4 at the South Okanagan Events Centre.
  • Weekly Volunteer Highlights for December 21 to January 3 2018

    Special Events / Fundraising:
  • Light a Bulb Campaign Close to Goal

    Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation’s Light a Bulb Campaign is at 97% of its goal, raising $244,586 towards the $250,000 needed to purchase new endoscopes in the VJH Ambulatory Care Unit.

    “We are very thankful to have received so many generous donations over the past week, including a gift of $30,000 from Grizzly Curb & Concrete,” said Lisa Westermark, VJH Foundation Executive Director.
  • Call for Submissions: Community Arts Project at Kelowna Art Gallery

    December 18, 2017 – Kelowna, BC: The Kelowna Art Gallery is pleased to announce that applications for their community arts space are now being accepted. The selected proposal will be offered an exhibition in The Front project space of the Gallery, from June 30 to September 9, 2018, and will be eligible for project funding.
  • Summerland Kinsmen Polar Bear Dip

    The Kinsmen Club of Summerland would like to welcome you to our annual Polar Bear Dip. It will be held at Sun-Oka beach on January 1 2018 at Noon sharp. We will have hot dogs, hot coco, and of course our collectors t-shirts available by donation for all attendees. We've been running this event for over 30 years, and lately it's been successful having local media helping us to promote our event.
  • City in action

    Glenmore Landfill fee changes in 2018

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