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Dan Bruce

Robert (Bob) Hayes has contributed extensively to the cultural life of the Central Okanagan, particularly through his commitment to the Okanagan Historical Society (OHS), the Kelowna and District Genealogical Society (KDGS), and the Lake Country Heritage and Cultural Society (LCHCS),... [Continue Reading]

The upcoming exhibition, The Okanagans and their Neighbours. An Exhibition of the Okanagan Syilx People, is curated with the assistance of Ruby Alexis of the Okanagan Indian Band. It features various aspects of Okanagan culture including tools, fishing implements, food... [Continue Reading]

“National Volunteer Week is a time to recognize, celebrate and thank Canada’s volunteers. NVW 2015 takes place April 12-18.” “A volunteer action is like a stone thrown in a lake: its effect has a direct impact. At the same time, like ripples,... [Continue Reading]

Sometime British Columbian resident Major Charles Sydney Goldman, a “self-made” man, was caricatured by Spy (Leslie Ward) in Vanity Fair in January 28th, 1904. One hundred and ten years later, an exhibit and discussion featuring this historic figure will be... [Continue Reading]

I visited the United Church-sponsored thrift shop the other day and when I opened the back door I was greeted by a veritable “Santa’s workshop” of folks, sorting, labelling and displaying all manner of donated items. What tremendous value they... [Continue Reading]

Have you had an opportunity to visit the current exhibition at the Lake Country Museum? Hecho a Mano: traditional handcrafts of Mexico has been well received and continues at the Museum in Okanagan Centre Park until September 29th. If you... [Continue Reading]

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” — Margaret Mead. Members of the Lake Country community have a history of community involvement and at the... [Continue Reading]