Community Leadership

MNP Canada Kelowna partners present cheque to Central Okanagan Foundation and KCR Community Resources in support Family Hub Program. (Photo/Gary Barnes)

Kelowna family support program receives $150k donation

MNP Canada, Kelowna partners create fund through Central Okanagan Foundation

 

Ukrainian flag raised outside Lake Country Fire Station 71 on March 31, 2022 (Brittany Webster)

Lake Country Fire bettering the team with leadership grants

The grants are to inspire paid-on-call members to enhance their fire service leadership

 

Keremeos’ Community Garden is open for everyone. (Brennan Phillips - Keremeos Review)

Keremeos’ community garden is for the people

No one has to come in the middle of the night and try to steal what’s freely available says gardener

 

Sarah Robinson’s spirit lives on in the newly formed Sarah Robinson Foundation. (Submitted photo)

Sarah Robinson Foundation carries on the work of departed Indigenous women’s advocate

A fundraiser in Vancouver on Aug. 7, Sarah’s 36th birthday, helps the charity take flight

Sarah Robinson’s spirit lives on in the newly formed Sarah Robinson Foundation. (Submitted photo)
Shuswap MLA Greg Kyllo took a moment in the legislature to honour Salmon Arm “volunteer extraordinaire” Petronella Peach, who died unexpectedly on Monday, May 17, 2021. (Contributed)

Shuswap MLA honours Salmon Arm’s late ‘volunteer extraordinaire’

Greg Kyllo took time in the legislature to honour Petronella Peach, who died unexpectedly on Monday

Shuswap MLA Greg Kyllo took a moment in the legislature to honour Salmon Arm “volunteer extraordinaire” Petronella Peach, who died unexpectedly on Monday, May 17, 2021. (Contributed)
Mike Barrett plans to start cycling on March 10 to raise funds for the Unicorn Project school in India. He aims to cycle 13,000 kilometres, with the last stretch traveling from Dehli to Bodhgaya. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)

Penticton retiree to cycle 13,000 km to raise funds for school in India

Mike Barrett hopes to raise at least $5,000 for the school

Mike Barrett plans to start cycling on March 10 to raise funds for the Unicorn Project school in India. He aims to cycle 13,000 kilometres, with the last stretch traveling from Dehli to Bodhgaya. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)
Community Futures North Okanagan proudly presented Claudette Everitt with a Long Service Award for everything she’s done for the organization and community. (Photo submitted)

North Okanagan woman honoured for long service

Claudette Everitt has been a staple of Community Futures North Okanagan since its inception

Community Futures North Okanagan proudly presented Claudette Everitt with a Long Service Award for everything she’s done for the organization and community. (Photo submitted)
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  • Mar 2, 2020
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Kelowna councillor Maxine DeHart joins Okanagan College nursing student Alley Corrado for the Our Students, Your Health fundraiser this Valentine’s Day. (Contributed)

Kelowna councillor gives from the heart for Okanagan College this Valentine’s Day

Maxine DeHart spearheads the Our Students, Your Health campaign

Kelowna councillor Maxine DeHart joins Okanagan College nursing student Alley Corrado for the Our Students, Your Health fundraiser this Valentine’s Day. (Contributed)