Category Archives: General KCR News / Info

Wildfire Planning

After a Fire – Returning Home Your home may be impacted by smoke, soot and ash, chemicals, structural damage and water damage. This information is a collection of health and safety considerations and tips for various aspects of cleanup during initial work to restore your home. This document is intended to be broad-serving and not more » Continue Reading

Now Hiring: Family Services Manager

KCR is searching for a new dynamic individual to lead our family services: The Family Services Manager/Adoption Administrator will be responsible for all Family related services within KCR. This Department focuses primarily on early years’ prevention, domestic and international adoption/permanency planning, crisis support and community partnership programs for children and families. The Manager is responsible more » Continue Reading

The Breastfeeding Art Expo

This First-Time-Ever unique exposition explores breastfeeding. The large Expo includes fifteen innovative community art projects where professional artist networked with community partners and project participants. It also includes almost 70 independent breastfeeding artworks, submitted by artists across the Okanagan, Kootenays and Thompson-Cariboo. Each community and independent art piece is accompanied by touching and memorable stories. more » Continue Reading

Workshop: Foundation Funding Opportunities in the Okanagan

The Central Okanagan Foundation and Vancouver Foundation are partnering to offer an information session on their funding opportunities within the Okanagan. This will be a good opportunity to learn more about the granting programs the two foundations offer, and to ask your questions of Cheryl Miller, Director, Grants & Community Initiatives, Central Okanagan Foundation and more » Continue Reading

KCR Finds a New Home

KCR will be moving to a new location at 620 Leon Avenue in Kelowna. Staff currently operating from four (4) separate sites will be together, which fulfils a long-term vision and strategic plan of the Board of Directors. We will have limited services over the holidays (December 23, 2016 – January 2, 2017), reachable by more » Continue Reading

KCR’s Giving Tuesday Mitten Tree

UPDATE: With the help of a large generous donation from London Drugs, KCR has surpassed our goal to provide Inn From the Cold – Kelowna with 150 gloves/mittens for Giving Tuesday -“National Giving Day”. A very large Thank You to Assistant Manager, John Pereira who brought in the donation!! KCR is creating a Mitten Tree more » Continue Reading

42nd Annual Civic & Community Awards

The City of Kelowna is proud to announce the nomination period for the 42nd Annual Civic and Community Awards! Please help us recognize the amazing people and organizations, who help make Kelowna a great place to live! There are 15 different award categories open for nomination! Community & Youth Volunteers, Athletes, Artists, Businesses, Not-for-profit organizations more » Continue Reading

Grand Opening of the Central Okanagan Family Hub – Kelowna

Date: Friday, September 23, 2016, 10:00 am – 11:00 am Location: Side Entrance to Pearson Elementary, 700 Pearson Road, Kelowna You’re Invited to the grand opening of the Central Okanagan Family Hub – Kelowna. Join our community in the celebration of this long awaited Family Hub at Pearson Elementary School. Featuring guest speakers and presentations. more » Continue Reading

Employment Opportunity: Designer/Pre-press Layout for Breastfeeding Art Expo

Apply for Short-Term KCR Design Contract Time frame: October 2016 – March 2017 Payment: $50/hour, Estimated 40 hours Application Deadline: Thursday, September 22, 2016 Please provide an outline of your education and experience in design, specifically in the health field, and in layout for print-ready resources, including details of the design program you work in; more » Continue Reading

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