Category Archives: General KCR News / Info

Try an IPad or Tablet

Date: November 26th, 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Location: Westbank Library, #31 – 2484 Main Street, West Kelowna An easy way to keep in touch with family and friends, take pictures, google search and email. Free workshop for seniors. Call 250.768.3305 to register. Hosted by in partnership with Westside Health Network Society, UBCO and Okanagan more » Continue Reading

Cool Arts Society – Poinsettia Fundraiser

This Winter Cool Arts Society is selling beautiful, locally grown Poinsettias, Wreaths and Table Top Plants to help raise money for their programs. By purchasing a beautiful Poinsettia this Winter, not only will you be spreading holiday cheer, you will also be supporting an amazing cause! 6.5″ Poinsettia – Red $12.00 6.5″ Poinsettia – Pink more » Continue Reading

Lake Country Health Planning Society is Hiring!

Development Manager Lake Country Health Planning Society is looking for an individual who will work with the organization in a development manager capacity. This will be a part-time contracted position to start immediately, with hours not exceeding 30 hours a week. Expectations of this role will be to develop a comprehensive business plan for the more » Continue Reading

Happiness & Choices Workshop

Date: Saturday, October 24th, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Location: Ramada Hotel, 2170 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna Cost: $5 each How do the choices we make impact our preferences? How can the availability of choices impact our happiness? Dr. Mark Holder is an award winning teacher and researcher with over 70 publications including two recent academic more » Continue Reading

Applications Open for the Carma Project

Kelowna is a very car dependent area. This is especially true for families who have daycare, work, school and community activities to attend. But not all families, can afford a car. The CarMa Project will assist low-income families in obtaining a source of transportation. Be it a car or van, CarMa Project will obtain the more » Continue Reading

The Central Okanagan Elizabeth Fry Society – Leaders For Change Featuring Dr. Jackson Katz

The Central Okanagan Elizabeth Fry Society in collaboration with the Kelowna Women’s Shelter invite you to join us for the Leaders for Change event taking place October 7th & 8th, 2015. Dr. Katz is an American educator, author, flimmaker and cultural theorist who is internationally renowned for his pioneering work in gender violence prevention education more » Continue Reading

Community Leader Awards – Congratulations Laura!

Pictured: Dave Cronquist (YMCA, Sponsored the award), Colleen Keeler, Laura Thurnheer, Rachel Neufeld (on behalf of Tracy Ross) Congratulations to Laura Thurnheer, Board Vice President of Kelowna Community Resources. We are so excited for you. Laura won the Mentor category for the 2015 Community Leader Awards sponsored by The Kelowna Capital News. The MENTOR Award more » Continue Reading

Employment: Work Opportunities in the October 19th Election

Elections Canada needs election workers in your riding. Elections Canada is now recruiting poll workers for advance polls (October 9-12) and Election Day (October 19). To qualify, you must be a Canadian citizen, at least 16 years old on October 19 & live in the riding where you’re applying to work. Find out more and more » Continue Reading

Native Art: Beyond Beads & Feathers

Dates: September 10th – October 23rd, 2015 (Monday – Friday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm; Culture Days Weekend: September 26 & 27, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Location: Sncewips Heritage Museum, 201-1979 Old Okanagan Highway, Westbank (Located inside Estates Square Business Complex) Cost: By Donation Native Art: Beyond Beads and Feathers, a new exhibition at more » Continue Reading

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