Lisa Binnie, Executive Director of the Kelowna Family Centre & Chairperson of the Violence Against Women in Relationships committee (VAWIR), speaking at Open Doors, a transgender workshop exploring solutions to the issues and challenges faced when working with transgender individuals (sponsored by WorkBC & Kelowna VAWIR). Guest speakers were Dr. Trevor Corneil, VP Population Health and Chief Medical Health Officer of Interior Health, and Davina Kula, Director of Education, Okanagan Pride Society. The workshop was attended by several team members of the Kelowna Family Centre.
The Kelowna Family Centre was an exhibitor at the Immigrant Services Fair in Kelowna on Saturday, March 25th.
L to R: Lisa Binnie, Executive Director; Sandi Fryer, Board Member; Joyce Eng, Counsellor
100+ Women Who Care KELOWNA donation
In January, the Kelowna Family Centre was chosen to be one of three presenting organizations at the 100+ Women Who Care Kelowna quarterly meeting. Lois Hansen, Clinical Counsellor at our Centre, gave a fabulous presentation of the value of our organization to the community. We are pleased to announce that the Kelowna Family Centre received the most votes and were presented with $6,300.00. We are extremely grateful for this donation.
The Online Silent Auction has ended. Thank you for your generosity and best wishes for a wonderful holiday season from the Kelowna Family Centre family.
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