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Right place. Right time.
Contributed - Jan 24, 2023 - Think Local

The art of winemaking is all about time and place. Starting Jan. 26, Quails’ Gate Winery invites you to explore these unique wine-growing influences with Right Place. Right Time. comparative tastings. Savour the intricacies of each unique growing season and explore the power of time as wine experts guide you through an exploratory tasting flight […]

Story of faith, forgiveness
Contributed - Jan 19, 2023 - Think Local

 Coming off the resounding success of its annual Living Nativity production, Willow Park Church is gearing up to present the Canadian premiere of Return to The Hiding Place. Willow Park Church, which is located on Highway 33 in Kelowna, is hosting four free performances of Return to The Hiding Place, which is a story […]

Entrepreneurs help entrepreneurs
Contributed - Jan 18, 2023 - Think Local

As a successful business owner in the Okanagan, it is important to surround yourself with positive influences, including friends, family members, and colleagues.  If you are looking to achieve personal and professional goals, the Entrepreneur Organization (EO) Okanagan may be the right fit for you.  EO is a non-profit organization founded in 1984 by a […]

Telus seeks local creators
Contributed - Jan 17, 2023 - Think Local

Have you heard the buzz? TELUS STORYHIVE is celebrating 10 years of community support of local content creators, and you can be part of this momentous milestone by applying to their biggest edition yet, the 2023 Anniversary Documentary Edition. If you’re a content creator in Kamloops, Kelowna, Penticton, Vernon or any B.C. or Alberta community, […]

WorkBC funds education
Contributed - Jan 16, 2023 - Think Local

First College received funding provided by the Government of Canada through the Canada-British Columbia Workforce Development Agreement for the health care assistant (HCA) program, with 20 available seats in each program. The eight-month health-care assistant program offered at First College enables the students to develop the essential skills to function as frontline caregivers of the […]

TJ & Steph still on top
Contributed - Jan 16, 2023 - Think Local

There are many ways one can measure a Realtor’s success. TJ & Steph Real Estate Group feel grateful to be dominating the one they feel matters most; Stephanie Ostash has been voted Kelowna’s No. 1 Realtor on Rate-My-Agent.com for the third consecutive year. “What really means the most is when we have those clients that we […]

Lunar New Year collectibles
Contributed - Jan 13, 2023 - Think Local

In celebration of the luckiest animal of all 12 in the Lunar Calendar, Mission Hill Family Estate Winery has carefully crafted a limited-edition collection of gold-gilded gifts that symbolize elegance and longevity.  These themed sets come complete with cellar vintages of Oculus and Compendium from its Legacy portfolio, where the fruit of highest quality is […]

Habit for Humanity holds bottle drive
Contributed - Jan 12, 2023 - Think Local

Habitat for Humanity Okanagan is kicking off the new year with its first bottle drive fundraiser.  If you enjoyed some celebrations over the festive season and accumulated refundable containers, don’t miss your opportunity to donate them Saturday, Jan. 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Volunteers will be on hand at the Habitat ReStore locations […]

Don’t miss this foodie fest
Contributed - Jan 10, 2023 - Think Local

Need a little inspiration for your next weekend getaway? The Coast is calling, and you should answer. Experience an unforgettable culinary experience at Canada’s largest celebration of food and drink, the Dine Out Vancouver Festival. The festival kicks off on Jan. 20, 2023, for its 21st season and runs until Feb. 5, 2023. The annual […]

Migraine patients wanted
Contributed - Jan 06, 2023 - Think Local

Okanagan Clinical Trials is inviting individuals living with migraines to participate in an ongoing medication research study.  Okanagan Clinical Trials, a medical research company located in Kelowna, is currently conducting a study to determine the effectiveness of an investigational medication for episodic migraines.    “Approximately 15% of the adult population suffer from migraines, many of […]