Regional District telephone survey
Posted on Wednesday, October 26, 2022 06:30 PM
From Oct. 27 through the first week of November, the Regional District is conducting its first, statistically-valid citizen telephone survey in the Central Okanagan.
The survey will gather feedback from residents, determining their priorities, as well as gauging their satisfaction with current RDCO programs and services.
A dog safe Halloween
Posted on Wednesday, October 26, 2022 01:00 PM
Door knocking and doorbell ringing. Trick or treaters gathered around open doors. There’s plenty of unusual engagement during the Halloween season.
All that extra excitement can be stressful for canine members of your family.
To help ease the stress, the RDCO dog control program suggests owners consider the following tips:
- Keep your dog away from open doors – help prevent an accidental escape and injury if your pet is frightened and bolts for the street
- If your dog does get away, please contact...
Pumpkin toss options
Posted on Tuesday, October 25, 2022 08:06 AM
Once Halloween’s over and your pumpkin decorations have done their duty, give them a new life.
The Regional District Waste Reduction Office encourages you compost your old Jack- o’-lanterns.
Waste Reduction Facilitator Rae Stewart says “Pumpkins are great to add to your composter because they’re high in nitrogen. If you cut them into small pieces and add some fall leaves, they will break down much faster than leaving them whole. By next spring,” she says “you’ll have a great nutrient rich soil amendment...
Multiple awards for COEDC
Posted on Friday, October 14, 2022 08:00 AM
Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission (COEDC) and partners Tourism Kelowna and Accelerate Okanagan won four 2022 Marketing Canada Awards for its OKGo Marketing Campaign. COEDC’s wins were in the following categories:
- Advertising Campaign:OKGo Campaign
- Single Publication - 5+ pages:OKGo Magazine Vol. 2
- Cup Contender:OKGo Campaign
The annual Marketing Canada Awards are hosted by theEconomic Developers Association of Canada(EDAC), the country’s national association of...
Regional Board meeting highlights - Oct. 13
Posted on Thursday, October 13, 2022 04:32 PM
Final meeting of Regional Board term
Chair Loyal Wooldridge thanked members of the Regional Board for their service and support over the past four years. He praised directors for their engaged participation and celebrated the Board’s achievements and accomplishments during the term. Chair Wooldridge also wished the best for retiring Directors Mark Bartyik, Brad Sieben and James Baker. Director Wayne Carson was congratulated on his acclamation to continue representing the Central...