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  • Okanagan Wine Festivals Society reels in new partnership

    KELOWNA -The cast has been thrown and the catch is in, The Okanagan Wine Festivals Society (OWFS) is proud to announce the new partnership with a West Coast organization, Haida Wild Seafoods, a subsidiary of the Haida Enterprise Corporation (HaiCo), to bring a beautiful relationship with wine and seafood full-circle.
  • Save money, burn cleaner and make wood last longer

    Many wood stoves and fireplace inserts likely received a workout with the recent cold temperatures in the Central Okanagan.
  • Exchange rebates for old wood stoves

    KELOWNA - Here’s how you can save some money now and reduce harmful air pollution. Thousands of dollars in rebates are still being offered for replacing your old wood burning appliance. And you can save money every year from lower heating costs.
  • Burn cleaner, reduce smoke and save money

    A $250 rebate is a great incentive for anyone planning to replace their old wood burning appliance with a new cleaner burning unit.

    The Regional District of Central Okanagan Air Quality Wood Stove Exchange program is once again offering rebates thanks to a grant from the B.C. government in partnership with the BC Lung Association.
  • Free workshop teaches smart burning tips

    KELOWNA - Get the most from your wood burning fireplace, insert or wood stove by attending a free Wood Heating Workshop.

    It’s being held Wednesday, April 8th from 6:30 to 8:00 pm at the Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan in Mission Creek Regional Park, Springfield and Durnin Roads.  A Wood heating specialist will be on hand to discuss how to burn safer, cleaner and more efficiently and answer any questions you may have.
  • Clean Air and Comfort for Your Home - Replace your old wood burning stove and save

    If it's time to upgrade your old wood burning appliance to a cleaner burning unit there's an opportunity available to save some money.

    While funds last the Regional Air Quality program’s Wood Stove Exchange is offering rebates of $250 when customers purchase a new, cleaner burning EPA/CSA certified woodstove, and recycle their old, polluting wood burning appliance.
  • Fitkidz adds vibrancy in downtown Penticton

    PENTICTON — Downtown Penticton has received an injection of vibrancy, as Fitkidz Gymnastics Club moved into the “Bus Barn” building on Ellis Street.
  • Fitkidz adds vibrancy in downtown Penticton

    PENTICTON — Downtown Penticton has received an injection of vibrancy, as Fitkidz Gymnastics Club moved into the “Bus Barn” building on Ellis Street.
  • Ministry of Agriculture: 'Buy Local' funding supports Hardbite from seed to chip

    Naturally Homegrown Foods Limited will promote their line
    of B.C. grown and hand-cooked potato chips with the help of $100,000 in
    funding from the B.C. government's Buy Local program.

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