Event Types

Oct 29, 2017

A thumbnail profile from member Christy Malden and a short Halloween program.

Oct 31, 2017

Rotary Foundation and Student of the Month presentation

Lloyd is our Foundation Director and November is Foundation Month. So Lloyd will provide a program of information on the good things the Foundation does for our club and worldwide. We also have our "Student of the Month" presentation.

Nov 07, 2017

The Essential Elements of a Visual Artist

Dorothy is a long-time Penticton resident and former Mayor. She is a full-time artist who's paintings celebrate the uniqueness of our local landforms, while reflecting the beauty and mystery of the Okanagan area. Dorothy was the featured artist at the 2017 Meadowlark Festival, has been a presenter at several workshops, and recently had her own shows at art galleries in Penticton and Kelowna.

Nov 14, 2017

Election of Officers & Club Business

A slate of officers for the 2018-2019 executive will be proposed and an election held. President Alex will also hold a club business meeting with reports from various committees.

Nov 21, 2017

New policing strategies.

Ted Del Jager is the new RCMP Superintendent for Penticton & region. He brings some alternative and exciting policing strategies to our city.

Nov 28, 2017

Grave Sites of Famous Humanitarians and Student of the Month presentation

Nolan is the proprietor of Providence Funeral Home. His talk and PowerPoint will be interesting and sure to arouse your curiosity. Be ready to learn and be fascinated. We also have our Student of the Month Presentation.


Dec 05, 2017

No AM meeting, but an evening party to celebrate the holidays.

Dec 12, 2017

Youth Centre

Representatives of the Community foundation of the South Okanagan and the Penticton YES Project (Supporting Penticton's Youth) will give a presentation on their goal to finance a youth centre and will answer questions prior to our society considering a donation.

Dec 19, 2017

ECOmmunity Place

Michael Bezener is the Program Director of the En'owkin Centre's ECOmmunity Place. The ECOmmunity Place is a 100 hectare conservation site along Green Mountain Road. It is home to many red-listed plants and animals. It is the location of Meadowlark Festival's annual Cottonwoods Birding Tour, co-led by Michael and adopted by our Rotary Club. The meeting will also feature our Student of the Month for January

Jan 09, 2018

Penticton & Area Access Centre

Katrina is Executive Director of the Access Centre. The Centre helps to alleviate the effects of poverty through advocacy, awareness and action. Katrina helps connect people to the support, services and resources they need to move their lives forward. This includes legal advocacy, tax assistance, disability support, etc.

Jan 16, 2018

"Vocational Service"

Its Vocational Service Month so we will have several members discuss their businesses and services provided to the community.

Jan 23, 2018

The wine industry in the south Okanagan & Time Winery

 Harry is the man who put BC on the international wine map! In 1980 he founded the Sumac Ridge Winery. Since that time his accomplishments have been many, including the founding chair of the BC Wine Institute, founding chair of VQA Canada, founding chair of the Okanagan Wine Festival, recipient of the Order of BC and Diamond Jubilee Medal of Queen Elizabeth II, and was name by the City of Penticton as "One of the 20 most influential people of the Century". Harry's most recent project was the Time Winery in the old Penmar Building in Downtown Penticton.

Jan 30, 2018

"Fintry Queen" and Student of the Month presentation

We have scheduled Andy Schwab to discuss the Fintry Queen & his goal to relocate the ship to Penticton. The meeting will also feature our Student of the Month for February.

Feb 06, 2018

Presentation of an Unsung Citizen Award and club business discussions

Feb 13, 2018


Manisha will discuss the Okanagan Similkameen Neurological Society's functions and new projects.

Feb 20, 2018

Penticton Creek Strategy

Ian is the City of Penticton's Engineer. He has just finished working with consultants on an updated strategy for the Penticton Creek. This is a high profile project that should be of interest to all of us.

Feb 27, 2018

The Okanagan Watershed; also a Student of the month presentation.

The Okanagan watershed straddles the international border, requiring joint water management to meet the various needs for a clean, sustainable supply. This is done by the International Osoyoos Lake Board of Control (IOLBC). Anna is the Executive Director of the Okanagan Basin Water Board and sits on the IOLBC. She will outline issues and the new documentary "A River Film" which showcases the Okanagan Watershed, its people, the various competing needs for water, and how this is managed.

Mar 06, 2018

New Focus for Economic Development

Anthony Haddad is the Director of Development Services for the City of Penticton. Anthony has assisted a Task Force with the development of a new plan for economic development. He, and a member of the Task Force, will attend the March 13th meeting to outline the main focuses of the strategy.

Mar 13, 2018

Member Thumbnail Talk & Club Business

Mar 20, 2018

Rotary Literacy Project in Guatemala

Jean is traveling to Guatemala to participate in a Rotary funded literacy project. She also hopes to make contact with Guatemala Rotary Clubs for a possible future international project with our club. Jean will prepare photos and story about her trip and the project.

Mar 27, 2018
Apr 02, 2018 10:00 AM –
Apr 07, 2018 6:00 PM

Assistant Governor Message

This will be Cheryle's final report to our club as she is wrapping up her final year of a 3 year AG term.

Apr 03, 2018

April's Student of the Month presentation & Club Program Updates

Apr 10, 2018

Liquid Biopsies to Revolutionize Cancer Detection, Diagnosis & Treatment

Liquid biopsies are ultrasensitive blood tests that promise to revolutionize cancer detection, diagnosis and treatment. Mac Paterson has dedicated a lifetime of work in cancer research in Canada, Singapore and the Middle East. Mac is also a member of the Penticton Sunrise Rotary Club.

Apr 17, 2018

YES Project Building & Program Update

Ian will provide an update on and overview of the YES youth initiatives.

Apr 24, 2018