Category Archives: General KCR News / Info

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

Okanagan Pride Unleashed – Event Schedule

August 8: Pride Unleashed Launch Party Hosted by the Rotary Centre for the Arts this evening of entertainment, dancing and socializing will start at 8 pm following a Queer Art Exhibit opening at the Alternator Gallery. Entry by donation at the door. August 9: Pride Spirit Unleashed The 4th annual Pride Spiritual event will take more »Continue Reading

Kelowna Park & Play 2015

Park & Play encourage families with children to be active during the summer months. With a focus on connecting neighbours to each other and their surroundings, this program helps turn neighbours into communities. Park & Play is a free family event that runs weeknights from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm throughout July and August. Summer more »Continue Reading

Volunteers Needed – Kelowna Farmers’ & Crafters’ Market 20th Birthday Celebration

Date: Saturday, June 27th, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm Location: Corner of Springfield Road & Dilworth Drive, Kelowna Kelowna Farmers’ & Crafters’ Market is looking for 10-15 volunteers for 4 hour shifts between 8:00 am – 1:00 pm to help out with: children’s events, handing out cake, and inflating helium balloons. If you can help more »Continue Reading

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