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Interior Savings Moonlight Movie Tour returns to the Okanagan

Interior Savings Moonlight Movie Tour returns to the Okanagan

Interior Savings and BGC Okanagan are excited to announce the Moonlight Movie Tour will be landing in the Okanagan from Aug. 15-18 and you’re invited. Bring the family to enjoy a movie on a giant inflatable screen under the stars! Movie Locations: Penticton: Aug. 15, [...]

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits BGC Okanagan Club

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits BGC Okanagan Club

It was ranked by one BGC Okanagan participant as a “100 out of 100” day when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stopped by to spend time with children at the Lake Country Club on July 18. “I met the Prime Minister at BGC Okanagan. It was really cool because you don’t see [...]

Collaborations aim to develop more Early Childhood Educators

Collaborations aim to develop more Early Childhood Educators

(June 3, 2022) – As local child care operators work to increase the number of child care spaces available, the struggle to find qualified Early Childhood Educators (ECE’s) continues to pose challenges for the industry. To help address this issue the YMCA of [...]

Two BGC Okanagan Clubs Chosen for $10 A Day Child Care

Two BGC Okanagan Clubs Chosen for $10 A Day Child Care

(April 26, 2022) – A single mother of a child enrolled in a BGC Okanagan Club said she was brought to tears of joy when she learned that the Rutland and West Kelowna Clubs were selected as $10 a Day Child Care facilities by the Government of BC Families at both [...]

Challenge bullying and celebrate diversity on Pink Shirt Day

Challenge bullying and celebrate diversity on Pink Shirt Day

BGC Okanagan wants the upcoming Pink Shirt Day on Feb. 23 to not only be a way to challenge bullying, but also an opportunity to celebrate diversity. “BGC Okanagan has been leading the kindness movement in the Okanagan for 13 years. We know that it is imperative to [...]

Omicron wave could potentially disrupt programming

Omicron wave could potentially disrupt programming

Dear Club members, As the number of COVID-19 cases continue to climb due to the Omicron variant, we are preparing for some potentially difficult months ahead. Based on information from the Provincial Health Officer, there has been an increase in cases and throughout [...]

BGC Okanagan celebrates new Lake Country facility

BGC Okanagan celebrates new Lake Country facility

Lake Country is now home to an innovative Multi-generational Activity Centre (MAC) facility providing a place for activities and groups, building on the offerings of the Winfield recreation complex, and ensuring families in Lake Country have the supports they need. [...]

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