New Childcare Facility for Penticton

       News Release City to receive funding to help construct new childcare facility (Penticton, BC- September 18, 2020) – The City of Penticton is pleased to announce that plans to replace the Edmonton Avenue Centre with a new childcare facility have taken an important step forward following news that the Child Care BC … Continued

OneSky Lifted by Hillside

Special to the Penticton Herald April 18, 2020   Seeing OneSky’s logo on Hillside Winery’s 2016 Cabernet Franc, “lifted” the OneSky spirit, says executive director Tanya Behardien. She loved the look of the label Hillside created for a OneSky campaign that launched on December 3, 2019, which coincided with Giving Tuesday. Behardien says to see … Continued

The Rise Wins Housing Award

The Canadian Home Builders Association (CHBA) held the 27th annual Okanagan Housing Awards of Excellence at Kelowna’s Delta Grand Hotel on Saturday, January 25, 2020. The Rise on Nanaimo took the honours for Excellence in Public or Private Partnership. The project came together through a unique partnership between BC Housing, City of Penticton, OneSky Housing … Continued

Penticton Realtor Donates $14K to Foundry

From: Colin Dacre – Castanet December 17, 2019 A Penticton realtor has donated $13,750 to the Penticton Foundry Youth Resource Centre. Gil Szabo set aside a portion of every transaction this year for the nonprofit after being inspired by a fundraising event in April, where local philanthropist Tom Budd spoke about how youth mental health … Continued

Hillside Winery Donates Portion of Wine Sales to OneSky

PENTICTON, B.C.- Hillside Winery is giving back to its community with impactful donations to OneSky and the Foundry. On Dec. 3, 2019, Hillside Winery launched their OneSky label for Giving Tuesday as they will be donating $10 from every bottle sold of 2016 Cabernet Franc, their Giving Edition, which they have 10 cases. Having some … Continued

Car Seats for Local Families

From the Penticton Herald, August 28, 2019 Forty-six local children will now ride more safely, thanks to a shipment of free car seats received Wednesday by a Penticton non-profit agency through a region-wide initiative. Working in partnership with other organizations, United Way Southern Interior B.C. is delivering 169 car seats throughout the Okanagan, a significant … Continued

OneSky Set to Open Attainable Housing in Penticton

        MEDIA RELEASE August 28, 2019 OneSky Set to Open Attainable Housing in Penticton The OneSky Housing Society is ready to open 56 units of attainable rental housing in downtown Penticton. The Rise on Nanaimo will open its doors on November 1 with the aim of supporting middle-income renters who live and work in … Continued

Foundry Penticton Opens

Foundry Penticton officially opens its doors to young people PENTICTON – Young people and their families in the Okanagan Valley now have a new Foundry centre in Penticton, which focuses on reaching young people early – before small problems become big ones. “Foundry centres provide a safe and judgement-free environment where youth can feel comfortable … Continued