Valley First

Upcoming Community Events


Penticton Shred It and Forget It

April 21, 2018
10:00am to 2:00pm
Backstreet Blvd. (Beside Guerard's Furniture), Penticton

Valley First is proud to partner with Appleton Waste Services Inc, the Downtown Penticton Association, Okanagan Paper Shredding and Starbucks downtown Penticton to host the 2018 Shred It and Forget It event. This annual event provides the Penticton community an opportunity to bring their confidential paper documents for shredding while supporting Feed the Valley.

Bring your documents and a non-perishable food item or cash donation for Feed the Valley with all donations benefitting the Penticton Salvation Army Food Bank.

Rutland Vaisakhi Parade

April 28, 2018
9:00am to 2:30pm
Kelowna Sikh Temple
1111 Rutland Road North, Kelowna

The Vaisakhi Parade celebrates the Punjabi New Year in mid-April every year and attracts people from across the Okanagan. A wonderful feature of the Vaisakhi Festival is the fact that businesses and homeowners along the route offer parade participants and the crowd in general all kinds of free food! Everything from ice cream to pizza to bags of chips to full plates of curry are given out, all for free!

The Valley First blue army will be on site handing out popcorn and will have the opportunity for attendees to enter to win a $1,000 term deposit at Valley First.

Visit for more info. The event commences at 9.30am with the parade departing from 1111 Rutland Road, Kelowna at 12 noon.

Floral presented by Valley First

May 12, 2018
2:00pm to 4:30pm
Better Earth Gardens and Tropicals' green house
1629 K.L.O. Rd, Kelowna

Valley First is proud to be the presenting sponsor of Floral, a celebration of mom as part of the Okanagan Spring Wine Festival. This is an Alice in Wonderland-themed garden party; floppy hats and sun dresses encouraged! Featuring your favourite BC wineries, food from Nesters Market, live music, a donut wall and oversized games such as giant Chess, jumbo Jenga, Connect 4, Yardzee and a life-sized Crib Board with giant cards to match. Located in Better Earth Gardens & Tropicals' green house, this garden party is one that you don't want to miss.

Partial proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to Mamas for Mamas Kelowna.

For more information and tickets visit Okanagan Wine Festivals website. This is a 19+ event.

YMCA Cycle for Strong Kids

May 27, 2018
8:00am to 1:00pm
H20 Adventure & Fitness Centre
4075 Gordon Drive, Kelowna

Valley First has partnered with the Kelowna YMCA as a silver sponsor for the 12th annual YMCA Cycle for Strong Kids. YMCA Cycle for Strong Kids brings together hundreds of Y community members and friends who want to build a strong, healthy community the YMCA way — by raising funds and heart rates through a high-energy event that includes group cycling sessions, a Kid Zone, plus great food, drinks, prizes and more. There is something for every member of the family to experience and enjoy!

For more information visit YMCA Cycle for Strong Kids

Royal Inland Hospital Gala

June 23, 2018
more info coming soon...

The Royal Inland Hospital Foundation holds an annual gala with a different theme in which the details are kept secret in order to keep the event fresh. This is a signature fundraising event for the foundation and sells out every year. A gourmet food experience will be featured this year. For more information visit

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We encourage you to contact us or visit us at any time regarding our involvement in your community!