Kelowna Celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

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Kelowna drew 200 people to its Community Sport Heroes Reception, part of Spirit of BC Week 2008 celebrations. More than 20 athletes, coaches and administrators were honoured at the event that featured keynote speaker and rowing Olympian Iain Brambell. In addition, the Arts Council of the Central Okanagan hosted the Arts Awards to celebrate excellence in the Arts in the Okanagan. Kelowna was one of more than 100 communities to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2008.


Spirit of BC Week is an annual province-wide celebration of British Columbia and its unique communities. Held each February, it is a week of over 300 events and activities showcasing local programs and services that strengthen community arts, literacy, sport, recreation and volunteerism. The celebration is supported by the Province of British Columbia.