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Promoting community information and volunteering in the Central Okanagan. We do this through the online database, publications, workshops and a calendar of community events. Volunteers help telephone callers identify their needs, learn about services in the community and find solutions.
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The Central Okanagan Charitable Gaming Association is conducting two grant writing workshops for community groups, organizations and charities from the Central Okanagan and Kootenay region, particularly in reference to the BC provincial community gaming grant program. These workshops follow a sold-out workshop in March. The May sessions take place on Sunday May 26 in the more »
The February 2013 Monthly Bulletin is now available. You can view past issues on our Archives page, or subscribe to receive a download link in your email.
Location: Okanagan Regional Library, 1380 Ellis Street, Kelowna Date: November 7, 2012 Time: 9am-12pm Price: $40 Executive Directors and Board Executive will learn essential information when hiring executive directors and contract staff. The top 10 policies every non-profit employer needs will be shared. Robert Smithson: The Rock, Paper, Scissors of Employment Law The Good, The more »
One in five Canadians will experience a mental illness in a given year. The toll mental illness exacts is huge in terms of dollar costs (over 7.9 billion dollars annually) but more important, in the personal costs to those who battle with an illness.Â Tragically, mental illness is the number one cause of premature death more »
We have a new publication, the Suicide Prevention Handbook, prepared in partnership with Okanagan Suicide Awareness Society and the Regional District of the Central Okanagan. It’s free and provides information for people dealing effectively with individuals who might be feeling suicidal. Local resources are also included.
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