Meet Me on Bernard Wraps Up Another Successful Summer

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As the Labour Day long weekend came to an end, we saw the final days of Meet Me on Bernard (MMOB) for 2022. The program, which again saw the 200 - 500 blocks of Bernard Avenue open to pedestrian foot traffic only for July and August, had a very successful second year given staffing challenges and weather conditions…

Celebrating National Volunteer Week 2022

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Tourism Kelowna is once again celebrating National Volunteer Week (NVW), which runs from April 24 to 30. This year's theme, “Empathy in Action,” celebrates “the empathy, compassion, and generosity of volunteers [that] creates connected communities and builds a stronger Canada." …

2021 Visitor Experience Volunteer Survey Results

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Our Visitor Experience team's ability to provide service to travellers and residents—which occurs at our Kelowna Visitor Centre (KVC), at the airport kiosk in the Kelowna International Airport (YLW), as well as with our mobile team, who attends events, festivals, and conferences—would not be possible without the support of our dedicated volunteer base…

Welcoming New Visitor Experience Team Members

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Tourism Kelowna is pleased to welcome several new members to our Visitor Experience team! Michelle Dupuis has joined the team in the position of Visitor Experience Coordinator. Michelle is involved with the community, loves volunteering, and is excited to start this position at Tourism Kelowna. She…

Meet Me on Bernard Wraps Up its Inaugural Year

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The Labour Day long weekend coincided with the final days of Meet Me on Bernard (MMOB) for 2021. The program, which saw the 200 - 500 blocks of Bernard Avenue open to pedestrian foot traffic only for July and August, had a very successful first year given the ebb and flow of permitted activation types, provincial health orders, and weather conditions…