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17 Jun

Connecting Kids to Kitchens in the Okanagan

They cooked it. Tried it. And liked it! Children in grades 4–7 across the North Okanagan have a new appreciation for food and healthy choices after taking part in the “Cook it. Try it. Like it! ” program which was offered locally for the first time in 2015 by the Food Action Society.

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24 May

Computer Literacy Keeps Seniors Connected in Princeton

In a digital world where most people turn to technology and the web to connect, many seniors are left feeling disconnected.

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06 Apr

Inaugural Island Savings Community Endowment Grants Announced

Established in 2015, the Island Savings Community Endowment was created by Island Savings with a $2 million donation to the First West Foundation as a lasting legacy for the communities served by Island Savings.

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