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  • Penticton Search and Rescue holding recruitment open house

    Penticton Search and Rescue is holding an open house tomorrow, Sept. 19 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Penticton SAR hall 251 Dawson Ave.
  • Okanagan chefs ready to get their Soup’s On for a good cause

    Some of the valley’s top chefs will be putting their best ladle forward this month at the inaugural Soup’s On events – public soup tastings held in Kelowna and Vernon and presented by Enactus Okanagan College.
  • Online volunteer registration now open for 2017 Special Olympics BC Summer Games

    KAMLOOPS - Online volunteer registration is now open for the 2017 Special Olympics BC Summer Games, thanks to the form launched by the Kamloops Sports Council. With more than 1,600 athletes with intellectual disabilities and volunteer coaches and mission staff set to converge in Kamloops from July 6 to 8, the 2017 SOBC Games will need over 1,000 volunteers to create an empowering and inspiring experience for the participants from all around the province and the Yukon.
  • Okanagan College students get hands-on experience in community for in-demand trades

    With a 44 per cent increase in new housing starts in the Shuswap over the last year, an Okanagan College program is training Salmon Arm students to meet the expected labour demand.
  • St. John Ambulance innovates for the holiday season

    St. John Ambulance, Canada’s leading first aid and safety charity, today announced its innovative charitable holiday program to directly motivate people to be SET™ for Safety all while making a direct impact with seniors and children in BC and Yukon local communities.
  • People trying quit smoking don’t always focus on tobacco cessation

    Fifty per cent of statements made by smokers during counselling sessions designed to help them stop have nothing to do with quitting, a UBC study has found.
  • Nutech supports new Trades Complex

    A local fire protection and safety services company is showing its support for the recently opened Trades Complex at Okanagan College’s Kelowna campus, and the company’s gift carries an important message to students about health and safety.
  • Volunteer opportunities this week in Kamloops

    Weekly Volunteer Highlights for Aug. 26 to Sept. 2, 2016.
  • Construction Craft Worker Aboriginal Bridging program offers job skills for Aboriginal students

    OKANAGAN - With strong demand for construction trades workers across the province and a healthy residential construction market in the region, Okanagan College is offering up a second intake of a popular program designed to help Aboriginal students build jobsite skills, gain apprenticeship training and get on the fast track to employment.

    In March 2015, the College delivered the new Red Seal Construction Craft Worker apprenticeship program.
  • Volunteer opportunities this week in Kamloops

    KAMLOOPS - Weekly Volunteer Highlights for Aug. 12 to Aug. 19, 2016

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