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Archive for February 2017

Creating a Kind(er) Kelowna on Pink Shirt Day

Do you want to know the secret formula to stop bullying? Kindness, says Dr. John Tyler Binfet is the key. This Pink Shirt Day, the Okanagan Boys and Girls Club is asking the city of Kelowna to embrace a kind(er) stance to the anti-bullying...

Practice Kindness

Why do things we learned as children stay with us our whole life? It still surprises me that experiences I had as a child are etched into my brain forever.

Can you still name the child in your class who was “a bully”? I can. I remember being...

UBCO Students Show they Care in Lake Country

On February 14th, 2017 five UBCO students came to Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs Lake Country for United Way Days of Caring. These students went above and beyond what was expected of them and still wanted to help even when their time was finished!

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Kindness at the DYC

On February 22nd, The Downtown Youth Centre is running the Inside Out Healthy Relationship Workshop at 3-4PM in cooperation with the Women's Shelter Violence Prevention Program. Youth are going to learn about and discuss forgiveness and the power...

Kindness Activities on the West Side

Pink Shirt Day is nearly upon us! We've highlighted some events taking place in Kelowna, such as the Martin Avenue Pancake Breakfast. Now it's West Kelowna's turn to showcase their unique take on kindness education.

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Coast Capital Makes an Entrance into the Okanagan

Coast Capital Savings now has a location in Kelowna. The credit union can now be found at #700 1544 Harvey Ave.

Coast Capital takes pride in its community involvement, with a focus on building a richer future for youth. Their involvement in the...