Event Types


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

Hoodoo Adventures & the Student of the Month presentation

Lyndie Hill is the Manager of the Hoodoo Adventures Company of Penticton. Lyndie has a presentation on the company’s programs, corporate events, and clubs. We will also have our student of the month presentation.

May 01, 2018

Meadowlark Festival

Jayme has a presentation on the Meadowlark Festival. We are sponsoring a couple of the 2018 festival events.

May 08, 2018
May 12, 2018
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

JoeAnna’s House at KGH

This is a home-away-from-home for out-of-town families of patients in the Kelowna General Hospital. Could be of huge benefit to Penticton residents.

May 15, 2018

Member Thumbnail & Club Business

Rotarian Linda Ruby will give an overview of her life story. Directors will discuss club projects and business.

May 22, 2018

Youth Services Month

We are arranging several presentations on youth services and the student exchange, promoting Rotary International's theme for the month of May which is Youth Services.

May 29, 2018

Planning and Business

The club will be brainstorming important options for action in 2018-19. There will also be a review of current project status.

Jun 05, 2018

My Year in Canada

Dori will review her year in Canada and preparations for returning home to Hungary.

Jun 12, 2018

Installation of the 2018-2019 Club Executive

The installation will take place in the evening at the Linden Gardens in Kaleden. This is a great night shared with club members and spouses.

Jun 19, 2018
Jun 22, 2018 12:00 PM –
Jun 24, 2018 12:00 PM

Interclub trip to the Summerland Rotary Meeting

We have cancelled our regular meeting and will be on the road to Summerland Rotary to attend their morning meeting.

Jun 26, 2018

Suicide Prevention Training

Leah & Liesel are with Canadian Mental Health. They will be educating us on suicide issues and a suicide prevention training program. This is also the first meeting for John Pethybridge as our president.

Jul 03, 2018

Memorial Arena's future & Parking Strategy for Queens Park

Bregje is the City's Facilites & Recreation Manager and JoAnne is the Community Engagement Co-ordinator. They will update us on the evolving plans for Memorial Arena and review their current project, the development of a strategy for parking in Queens Park. The park hosts the SOEC, Memorial Arena, PT&CC, Casino, and Curling Rink.

Jul 10, 2018
Jul 12, 2018
6:45 AM – 8:00 AM

Penticton Museum & Archives

Dennis has been the museum curator for several years. He will discuss the history of the museum, changes, current programs, and possible goals for the museum's future.

Jul 17, 2018

Business Meeting, Car Show Update & Sandcastle Competition

Joihn and Directors will be discussing priorities for 2018-19, getting input from members. We are 1 1/2 weeks away from the Rortary Wheels Car Show in Rotary Park and Colleen will review status and volunteer duties. We have just over 2 weeks until the sandcastle building event on Skaha Beach. Richard will review details of plans and required actions.

Jul 24, 2018

Evening Club BBQ Social

There will be no morning meeting as an evening potluck BBQ and social is planned.

Jul 31, 2018
Aug 04, 2018
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

The Murder of Aniota Budde

Randy is a past member of the Penticton Okanagan Rotary Club and a former Curator of the Penticton Museum & Archives. His family has lived in Penticton for several generations and Randy is a student/teacher of local history. Randy is also an excellent story teller! To learn more about the murder of Aniota Budde and the following police chase, you have to attend the meeting on August 7th.

Aug 07, 2018
Aug 09, 2018
5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Aug 13, 2018
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

District Governor Visit

Aug 14, 2018
Aug 18, 2018
8:00 AM – 10:30 AM