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UPCOMING WEBINARS WEEK 5/25/2020   Webinar on Using Social Media to Support Re-Opening – 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday 5/26/2020 Social has been and will continue to be, the most effective way to educate, inspire, and communicate with our audience of guests. Now, however, is a special time with special considerations Our communities are more important […]

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Extraordinary times call for extraordinary events including extraordinary people like you. That’s why you’re invited to B.C.’s Big At Home Picnic!  How does the Big At Home Picnic work? On Saturday, March 28 at 1:00 PDT, wash your hands, lay down a blanket and set up a picnic area in your home. This could be your living room, balcony, […]

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[Kelowna, BC, March 13, 2020] – The Paisley Notebook’s Aman Dosanj is proud to announce that her latest International Women’s Day dinner on March 8 has generated a donation of $13,192.77 for Foundry Penticton and Kelowna, South Okanagan Women in Need Society and Slow Food Canada. The special five-course wine-paired dinner held at Liquidity Wines brought together the culinary talents of Andrea Callan (Red Fox Club at Indigenous World Winery, West Kelowna), Aman Dosanj (The Paisley […]

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In light of the current COVID-19 virus situation and as per the BC Government’s directive to cancel/postpone all events with over 250 guests, we will be pivoting with our Spring Wine Festival planning.  The health of our guests, members, and sponsors is of utmost importance, and it’s imperative that we do our part in taking precautionary […]

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March 2, 2020 For Immediate Release Join us on Wednesday, March 18nd at 7:00PM for the 2020 Annual General Meeting of the Grist Mill Foundation. Everyone interested in the care, preservation and sharing of this site is encouraged to attend. The Grist Mill Foundation is a charitable registered society run by volunteers from the community […]

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The BC Wine Institute is thrilled to announce that this year the Okanagan Wine Festivals Society will present Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan, BC’s largest outdoor wine and food festival. More than 40 BC wineries and 12 of the Okanagan Valley’s top chefs are set for BC’s largest outdoor wine and food festival. June 27 at See Ya Later Ranch in Okanagan […]

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Over 400 skiers, snowboarders and snow-seekers from across the world descended on Big White this weekend for the mountain’s largest amateur race event in history. From March 1 to 6, Big White is playing host to the International Airline Ski Federation’s 61st Annual World Airline Ski Championships. The championships kicked off with an Opening Ceremonies […]

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PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The excitement is building up for the second annual SEISMIC Spring Mountain Festival at SilverStar Mountain Resort this March 13 to 22. “We are very excited to once again bring together all different styles of entertainment,” said Chantelle Deacon, media relations manager, SilverStar. “This festival features everything from extreme sporting […]

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Join Jessica Vliegenthart for a candid conversation about disability and accessibility for tourism operators. Jessica will share her experiences as an active, outdoorsy wheelchair user with a young family and her easy (we promise!) tips and tricks for navigating accessibility issues in and around your business. Come away with a deeper understanding of what customers […]

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The Naramata Bench Wineries Association and Apex Mountain Resort are pleased to announce their Annual Vertical & Vintages Wine Weekend.  Centered around a Saturday night wine tasting event hosted by the Naramata Bench Wineries, and the Gunbarrel Saloon, 18 Naramata wineries will be pouring their award-winning wines from 7:00-9:00 PM at the Gunbarrel Saloon. Participants […]

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Vancouver, BC (JANUARY 15, 2020) – Rock Icon Gene Simmons, cofounder of KISS, America’s #1 Gold Record Award Winning Group of All Time (RIAA), announced today that he has joined forces with Chuck Varabioff, a Canadian-based producer, to launch Titans of Rock, a classic rock festival series. The first festival in the series is set […]

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For Immediate Release February 18, 2020 A Chance to Exchange Seeds and Information February 22nd, 10AM to 2PM Thirty-one years ago, the Grist Mill’s then-Head Gardener, Sharon Rempel, founded a little something called “Seedy Saturday” that has since become an incredibly popular way, across Canada, to share seeds, knowledge and community. There are now well […]

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This year’s BC Tourism Industry Conference promises to be another stellar event with exceptional keynote presentations, engaging workshops, fun social activities and the annual BC Tourism Industry Awards. Join your tourism industry colleagues in Victoria, March 4th to 6th, 2020.

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[Kelowna, BC, February 3, 2020] – On March 8, International Women’s Day is being marked with a special 5-course collaborative fundraising dinner by The Paisley Notebook at Liquidity Wines in Okanagan Falls. All profits from the fourth-annual dinner will be donated to Foundry Penticton and Kelowna, South Okanagan Women in Need Society and Slow Food […]

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For Immediate Release Wednesday January 29, 2020 Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League in association with the 2020 Memorial Cup Presented by Kia Host Committee have confirmed the schedule and start times for the 102nd edition of the league’s prestigious national championship which takes place May 21-31 in Kelowna, British Columbia. The host Kelowna […]

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Following eight busy days of sleigh rides over the Christmas holidays, the Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs received a New Year donation of $3000. Horse Drawn Okanagan hosted their 3rd annual sleigh ride event at a new venue in Armstrong with resounding success. With 11 draft horses and four sleighs running simultaneously, the event was at […]

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pianist linda raun

Clara Schumann, an “astoundingly talented” pianist and composer, was at the centre of a triangle of talent in the mid-19th Century, along with her husband Robert Schumann and his student Johannes Brahms, from which emerged some of the most admired and influential music of the Romantic period. It was also possibly the most tragically romantic […]

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The Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association (TOTA), in partnership with Destination British Columbia (DBC), is pleased to announce Industry Development Workshops taking place in the region early this year. Register early to reserve your place. Join us for a free session, to learn about the resources and tools available through Google that can help your business […]

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PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A group of SilverStar staff are holding a barbecue fundraiser on Wednesday, January 8 from 2 to 4 PM. “SilverStar has very strong connections with Australia, through staff, friends and guests,” said Chantelle Deacon, media relations manager. “Our thoughts are with the many people impacted by these fires, in Australia […]

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Save the Date! The Thompson Okanagan is pleased to announce it will host its First Annual Snow Day at Big White Ski Resort on March 10, 2020. There will be: Heavily Discounted Ski Passes for the Day Special discounts on Non-Ski Activities Lunch and Après Ski Reception Sponsorship Opportunities Fun Networking Activities and Events Stay […]

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baritone Micah Schroeder

The Kamloops Symphony presents a powerful performance of overtures, arias, and choruses from five of the great masters of opera: Verdi, Mascagni, Puccini, Rossini, and Mozart. An Evening at the Opera is taking place in the Sagebrush Theatre on Saturday, January 11 at 7:30 pm, and Sunday, January 12 at 2:00 pm. At its core […]

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AltiTunes at Big White Ski Resort is an all-ages, multi-genre music festival headlining Arkells, Canada’s band for this decade and widely considered one of the most passionate, exuberant and in-demand live bands working today. The one-day festival will include outdoor activities, games, food, drink and an array of live music at the main stage as […]

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[Kelowna, BC, 4 December, 2019] – On March 8, The Paisley Notebook’s community building dinner is back with another all-female line-up to mark International Women’s Day. For the first time, the fourth annual event will head to Okanagan Falls in the South Okanagan. Hosted at Liquidity Bistro/Liquidity Wines, all profits (after operating costs) will be donated to Canadian Mental Health Association South Okanagan, Foundry Kelowna and Slow […]

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Bonnie Lepine Antoine & Frank Antoine are in need of financial support. Baby Riel, just 11 months old, underwent a 10 hour surgery a few months ago for the removal of a brain tumour. Most of the mass was removed, but some still remains in the brain stem. Riel suffered a bone infection after the […]

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