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Charity joke book hot seller
Rob Gibson - Apr 11, 2024 - Get Involved

A Kelowna doctor who self-published a joke book to help raise money for the KGH Foundation says sales have gone so well he’s looking at doing a second run of books. Dr. David Goldberg says he’s having a hard time keeping up with the demand for Jokes You’ll Love to Tell. “As soon as I drop […]

Kinsmen plan big weekend
Okanagan Edge Staff - Apr 10, 2024 - Get Involved

Kinsmen members will be flocking to Kelowna during the first weekend of May when the local chapter celebrates a significant milestone. Kinsmen Club of Kelowna will be celebrating its 80th anniversary on May 4, and it will also be hosting the District 5 KINvention, which will take place May 3-5. Kin Canada’s District 5 consists […]

OneSky seeks board members
Casey Richardson - Apr 10, 2024 - Get Involved

OneSky Community Resources has put out its annual call for South Okanagan-Similkameen community members to join its board of directors. The non-profit organization has a decades-long history of offering social services for people and families of all ages throughout the region, and relies on the help of volunteers with a wide range of skills throughout […]

BMO makes dental donation
Madison Reeve - Apr 10, 2024 - Get Involved

It’s a donation that will get you smiling. A $250,000 contribution from BMO will be directed to Okanagan College’s Our Students, Your Health campaign. The campaign aims to advance health-care accessibility and professional development opportunities. Of the total contribution, $150,000 is designated for enhancing OC’s dental suite, which serves both as a training facility and […]

Turning tickets into food
Okanagan Edge Staff - Mar 27, 2024 - Get Involved

UBCO continues to turn annoying parking tickets into something that helps the community. The Kelowna university’s parking services recently conducted its biannual Food for Fines program, where students who receive a parking ticket on campus can pay for the first half of the fine by donating a food item. The food collected goes to UBCO’s […]

Bannock tacos to raise funds
Okanagan Edge Staff - Mar 26, 2024 - Get Involved

If you or your business is looking for lunch on the final day of the work week, Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society has you covered. The non-profit society, which provides programs and services to all peoples in various life stages, is having a bannock taco fundraiser on Thursday (March 28). All proceeds from the fundraiser will go […]

Bennett gives to Sally Ann
Okanagan Edge Staff - Mar 22, 2024 - Get Involved

The Gary Bennett Family Fund recently gave a nice little boost to The Salvation Army locations in the Central Okanagan. The fund donated $3,000 worth of President’s Choice Superstore gift cards to both the Westside and Kelowna divisions of The Salvation Army. “The Gary Bennett Family Fund has been an ongoing, loyal supporter of the […]

Big White donates to shelter
Colin Dacre - Mar 22, 2024 - Get Involved

Big White Ski Resort has donated $6,910 to the Kelowna Women’s Shelter thanks to proceeds from Women’s Ski Day on March 9. The second annual celebration was hosted by Olympic gold medallist Kelsey Serwa and featured an array of events and fundraisers. “It’s truly heartwarming to see our community come together for such a meaningful […]

RBC donates to hospital
Josh Dawson - Mar 19, 2024 - Get Involved

A $50,000 donation to the Royal Inland Hospital Foundation will be used to hire a clinician care co-ordinator, a role the foundation said will address the needs of Kamloops-area youths with mental health and substance use concerns. The donation comes from the RBC Foundation through RBC Future Launch, with the goal of supporting RIH’s Parkview […]

Swinging with the Stars shines
Brayden Ursel - Mar 11, 2024 - Get Involved

Hundreds of people filled the Delta Grand Hotel in Kelowna on Saturday evening for the 15th edition of the Swinging with the Stars fundraiser for Central Okanagan Hospice Association. “We are celebrating 15 years with Swinging with the Stars, and the energy here is absolutely crazy,” COHA executive director Natasha Girard said. “We are so […]