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  • One Epic Flight to Launch Thousands of Others

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  • Okanagan College program brings training within reach for Princeton students

    Aging populations and retirements among baby boomer health care workers could spell a shortage of Health Care Assistants (HCAs) in many B.C. communities over the next decade.
  • Western Canada gold advances three OC teams to Enactus Nationals

    Thirteen students from Okanagan College’s Enactus team will be a whole lot busier this semester as they prepare to take on the rest of the country in Vancouver in May after notching three first-place finishes at the Regional Western Canada Enactus Exposition in Calgary last weekend.
  • Support swells for Silver Surfers with Interior Savings gift

    KELOWNA - Okanagan College Enactus students were presented with a $9,700 cheque from Interior Savings Credit Union in support of their initiative to promote seniors’ wellness through tech-savvy training.
  • Kamloops Community Band hosts concert

    KAMLOOPS - The Kamloops Community Band is proud to present The Richard Dickens Memorial Scholarship Concert on Thursday, March 2ndt, 2017, at the South West Community Church, featuring special guests, the School District 73 Honour Band.  The concert runs from 7:00-9:00pm, doors open at 6:30.
  • College Health Care Assistant program accredited by CACHWR

    Tuesday, Oct. 18, marked Health Care Assistant Day in B.C. – a day for acknowledging the hard work and dedication of the province’s frontline care providers. It was a day that held special meaning for Stephanie Shuttleworth, a Kelowna resident who is poised to graduate from the College’s Health Care Assistant (HCA) certificate program early next year.
  • Kamloops RCMP volunteer extraordinaire retires

    KAMLOOPS - When asked how he wanted to celebrate his retirement from the Kamloops RCMP Auxiliary Program, Don Torry said he didn’t want anything too big, "just a piece of chocolate cake and a cup of coffee."  
  • Hugh Hanson Davidson - A Life in the Arts

    KAMLOOPS - In 2014, the Kamloops Art Gallery received a bequest of works of art from the private collection of Hugh Hanson Davidson (1930-2014). Davidson was a generous benefactor to the Gallery. He donated a number of works in 1998, as well as his library of books. The Gallery celebrated Davidson and his gift at a special reception in 2002, naming its library the Hugh Hanson Davidson Library.
  • Volunteer Highlights for July 30 to Aug. 06

    Rotary Club of Kamloops Daybreak
    Kamloops Ribfest  Volunteers - On Thurs. Aug. 6 to Mon. Aug. 10 at Riverside Park at the Rotary Bandshell, professional ribbers from Canada and the US are coming to show off their cooking styles and their delicious rib recipes with entertainment and more. Positions include - Family Fun Zone, Corn Roast, Rib Runners, Refreshment Area (19+ to volunteer) and General Duties. 18+ to volunteer. 250-828-3822.
  • UBC study finds nurse ‘navigators’ play vital role in senior care

    Retired baby boomers—professionals looking for something meaningful to do during retirement—might be the answer to helping seniors  with chronic illness live independent lives.

    A three-year study conducted by researchers at UBC Okanagan has determined that with the help of a trained professional to navigate their health care, chronically ill seniors in rural communities are able to maintain better, healthier lives than those without help.

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