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The OYP Collective and Top Local Chefs Bring Growing Chefs! to the Okanagan

Growing Chefs! Chefs for Urban Agriculture to pilot Classroom Gardening and Cooking Program in Kelowna elementary school In collaboration with the Okanagan Young Professionals (OYP) Collective and chefs from top restaurants in Kelowna, Growing Chefs! is piloting its Classroom Gardening and Cooking Program in two Kelowna...

OYP April Update

timeDRIVE a smashing success! We want to take a moment to thank all those who attended, bid on positions, the non-profits and our team for helping make timeDRIVE a huge success. We raised 1691 volunteer hours for local non-profits which is the equivalent of over $50,000 worth of professional services...

Stand by me – An Evening Benefiting Blake Harper

Fundraising gala for Blakes treatment in India. The folks at Ex Nihilo Winery are graciously letting us use their winery for this event. Tickets are $125 and include -3 complimentary drinks -Live entertainment by Devon Coyote -Tapas -Live auction highlighted by live performance painting by Ellen Houben -Extensive silent auction -Safe...

Cost of living comparison

While many people see the great events the OYP Collective put on, few see that a part of my job is the recruitment and retention of young professionals to the Okanagan. The events, the lifestyle, the culture are huge draws, but contrary to popular belief,...

Latest instalment of Councillor’s Corner

Latest instalment of Councillor's Corner by OYP Member of Influence and City Councillor, Colin Basran. It's your chance to find out what's happening behind the doors of city hall. "Hello Everyone, First off, I’d like to thank my wonderful clients for helping me be named as one of...

UBCO Survey Consent Form

Research Project: Needs assessment and priorities for remaining/relocating to the Okanagan. This short survey should take approximately 5-8 minutes to complete. This survey is being conducted by Donnie Ungaro on behalf of the Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission (COEDC). Only the researcher will have access to...

Councillor’s Corner

New Column  - Councillor's Corner As you may know we have two City Councillors as our Members of Influence, Colin Basran and Jamie McEwan. They will be reporting back to the OYP with a monthly update of all issues pertinent to young professionals in the Valley. They also...

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