Posted on Thursday, October 21, 2021 09:51 AM
With the latest outdoor public health guidelines, Mission Creek Regional Park is preparing to host a COVID-safe Spooktacular Pumpkin Walk!
Here's how you can once again take part in this free, family-friendly event:
1) Drop off your carved pumpkin at the EECO on either Friday, October 29, 1 to 4 p.m. or Saturday, October 30, 12 to 3 p.m. (please use an LED light in your jack-o-lantern)
2) On Saturday, October 30 from 5 to 8 p.m. wear your Halloween costume and...
Posted on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 03:22 PM
Once Halloween is over and you no longer need that jack o lantern for decoration, there are several options to give your pumpkin a whole new life.
The Regional District Waste Reduction Office encourages you to toss your pumpkin in your backyard compost bin for great results come spring.
“Pumpkins are high in nitrogen, making them the perfect material to add to your backyard compost bin,” says Waste Reduction Facilitator Rae Stewart. “If you chop your pumpkin up into small pieces and add some fall...
Posted on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 10:59 AM
After consulting with Interior Health, the Regional District of Central Okanagan has rescinded a Water Quality Advisory for customers of the Star Place water system in the Central Okanagan West Electoral Area.
The precautionary advisory has been in place following repair and maintenance work on Thursday, October 14. Since the work was completed, the system has been flushed and required bacterial tests are negative in accordance...
Posted on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 03:15 PM
The RDCO Board and staff offer condolences to surviving family and friends of Al Harrison, who passed away recently at the age of 85.
He was the first employee of the Regional District of Central Okanagan and its first Administrator. Board Chair Gail Given says Al was a visionary and helped create the RDCO and programs, many of which have been emulated elsewhere. "He was extremely well respected within the province and really had crafted many of the local government services that have...
Posted on Monday, October 18, 2021 04:00 PM
This is BC Small Business Week and the Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission (COEDC) and its community partners want to hear from regional businesses. Central Okanagan businesses are encouraged to complete a short (6 minute) survey to share their experience to date and outlook going forward here: www.investkelowna.com/businesswalk2021/. The 2020 Central Okanagan Business Walk Survey is available through Sunday October 31, 2021.
Since 2012 the COEDC, along with 13 partner organizations...