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timeDRIVE Social – Presented by Gennext Kelowna and the OYP Collective

Gennext Kelowna & The OYP Collective in partnership with Global Citizen Kelowna present… timeDRIVE Social TimeDRIVE is the first event of its kind in the Okanagan, offering volunteer opportunities, a silent auction, and a social event for young professionals. Hosted by Gennext Kelowna and the OYP Collective,...

Motionball Returning for 2013

The OYP is once again proud and honoured to be a part of the Motionball Marathon of Sport, June 15th in Kelowna. If you want to find out more about the event and how to get involved in this awesome day of sport and support...

10 Things New College Grads Must Do Now To Snag A Job

  By Lindsay Olson It's frustrating: Spending four or more years studying at college only to not be able to find a job when you graduate. With a fierce job market, new grads have their work cut out for them. Many companies are biased against hiring recent grads. Diana Zimmerman,...

OYP Collective Showcase Social Recap

On Thursday October 25th, the Kelowna Heritage Museum was taken over by 179 young professionals, the Mayor of Kelowna and the acting Mayor of Peachland. This event was the first of its kind for the Okanagan. The Okanagan Young Professionals (OYP) Collective brought together 16 young...

1st Annual Northern Computer Longhaul Adventure Race

The 1st annual Northern Computer Longhaul Adventure Race at Kirschner Mountain is all set to go for sept 22nd.  Check in starts at 8am, racing to commence at 10-2, then we have a beer garden, live music, prize giveaways, and good times! Teams of 4 will raise...

Okanagan Pride Week

August 11 - 19, 2012 in Kelowna, BC Celebrating Diversity   New:  Okanagan Pride Launch Party "SELDOM SEEN" - August 11, 2012 SELDOM SEEN showcases the work of four local artists who challenge the stereotypes of inclusion of sexual identity in their artwork. The work explores themes of diversity in...

Summer Street Social – Festivals Kelowna

The Summer Street Social happens this Saturday evening from 4-10:30pm downtown in Kerry Park. Summer Street Social is an enhanced Parks Alive! event. It's totally free and on top of Parks Alive's! regular onstage entertainment; it will feature many family activities. Those activities include bouncy castle, climbing...

Are you 18-29? Want to start your own business? Want money to do it?

Community Futures Pilots Youth Means Business Community Futures Central Okanagan is pleased to announce a new youth entrepreneurship program entitled Youth Means Business. The program is targeted at youth aged 18-29 who are unemployed and not Employment Insurance (EI) eligible and have not had an EI...

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