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 [...]
The Okanagan Mission Residents Association (OMRA) recently presented a Mission student 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. Katharine Sherwood, an Okanagan Mission Secondary School graduate, was selected as a recipient based [...]