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Shannon Jorgenson

Next week, February 19th to 25th is Heritage Week in Canada. The Lake Country Museum’s Community Stories on-line exhibition entitled: Applebox Belles, has been chosen to receive a COHS Heritage Award as a Special Heritage Project.  See below for the... [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]

A recent special awards evening at the Lake Country Rotary Club held some particular significance for our Lake Country Heritage and Cultural Society. Each year this Rotary Club honours members whose generous contributions to Rotary have earned them the Paul Harris... [Continue Reading]

» Thursday 24 April 2014, 5 pm » Bohemian Café, 524 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna » $2 at the door. Refreshments are available. » Space is limited, please reserve your seat HERE  On Thursday, April 24th at 5 pm the ongoing Okanagan Institute Express series at the Bohemian Café, 524 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna presents Kakonosedai: A... [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]

Al Harrison was the Regional District of the Central Okanagan’s (RDCO) first full time employee when, in 1969, he was hired as Administrator. In this role Harrison was responsible for aquiring almost all of the regional parks throughout the Central... [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]