The Okanagan Mission Residents Association is sponsoring a public all-candidates event for Kelowna City Council candidates on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at the Okanagan Mission Community Hall. This free event is focused on giving Mission residents an opportunity to talk with individual candidates at an informal meet & greet on a drop in basis anytime [...]
Show you care about your community! Please support OMRA by attending the AGM. Its an informative meeting with high profile guest speakers talking about topical issues within our community. Two guest speakers are confirmed for the 2018 AGM, both bringing a focus on public safety: 1. FireSmart Program – Rick Euper, Fire and Life Safety [...]
Come and join us for this annual roadway Clean Up event between 9am and noon on April 21, 2018. We focus on cleaning up roadside litter and debris along five of our neighbourhood routes throughout the Mission area. Safety vests are supplied, and a safety briefing will be held at the Red Barn (Mission Hall, [...]
The Okanagan Mission Residents Association (OMRA) recently presented two Mission students with a bursary through the Central Okanagan Bursary and Scholarship Society (COBSS). The bursary program provides an award to offset tuition fees, books, accommodation or transportation costs to two students graduating from grade 12 at OKM Secondary School. Please go to COBBS to see [...]
A big thank you to all of you who came out last night to the May 15 2017 OMRA's Annual General Meeting. We had a great night listening and debating on current relevant issues within our community. Big thank you to our guest speakers Mayor Colin Basran, Murray Kopp (RDCO) and Shane Worman (Local [...]
There was a wonderful turnout for OMRA's Annual Roadside Cleanup. A group of over 25 volunteers and OMRA Directors teamed up to collect trash along 7 stretches of road in the Mission. Thank you to all the teams who volunteered their time keeping our Mission area beautiful & clean. Road Cleaned [...]
OMRA recently supported the Mamas for Mamas Easter Egg Hunt at Sarsons Beach during the Easter Weekend. The event was open to children up to the age of 8, with kids enjoying an Easter Egg Hunt, games, face painting, bouncy castle and a visit with the Easter Bunny.
OMRA Info Night March 6 OMRA recently hosted an information night with City of Kelowna Representatives for updates on Mission Traffic Projects and the Strong Neighboughood Program. Special thanks to all those who attended and to our guests: Integrated Transportation Manager, Rafael Villarreal Pacheco; Infrastructure Delivery Manager, Brian Beach and Neighbourhood [...]
OMRA Directors volunteered at the Annual Pancakes with Santa Event on December 10th at the OK Mission Community Our volunteers topped pancakes with whipped cream and chocolate chips, greeting hundreds of visiters during the event. The Annual Event is a toy drive for the Kelowna Food Bank.
OMRA recently held an Oktoberfest event at Michaelbrook Brookside Grill on October 14. The themed event sold out; party goers enjoyed German-themed food and fun, with all proceeds benefiting OMRA initiatives. OMRA Oktoberfest featured a live performer, Ken Oszinkski who engaged people in lively polka dances and fun games, such as a [...]