Catherine Frechette has been working as the Communications Manager for Tourism Kelowna for over a decade. Her zest for learning all about the local agricultural scene, farm-to-table dining, finding the hidden gems along Kelowna’s 5 wine trails, and meeting Kelowna’s many tourism characters borders on fanatical! This blog allows her to share her enthusiasm (umm, obsession?) for Kelowna’s varied tourism attractions and activities, and characters.
After living and working in Peru with an NGO on an international development project, Alexa returned to her roots in Kelowna to rejoin the Tourism Kelowna Team as Communications Co-ordinator. She loves living in beautiful Kelowna, where wild nature awaits only a few steps beyond your front door, the delicacies of the rich land are around every bend, and the 4 distinct seasons offer a variety of opportunities that will charm you year-round.
Wesla Wong is a meteorologist. You may have seen her on Global Okanagan news along with her husband and fellow meteorologist Duane English. The (weather obsessed) couple also produces custom weather forecasts for the local ski hills, Big White and Silver Star, through their own private forecasting service www.MyBCWeather.com. When not looking at the weather charts, you will find these two skiing, at the lake, or hiking with their dogs – enjoying everything that the Okanagan has to offer.
In 2003 on a whim, Jane Hatch accepted a position in the vineyard at Quails Gate Winery and immediately fell in love with the world of wine. Two years later she landed at Tantalus Vineyards. Prior to this she held the position of forest ecologist in her family’s forestry consulting business. She is a keen outdoors person and is dedicated to practicing and promoting excellence in environmental stewardship.
As a child, Nathan fell in love with Kelowna while vacationing with his family and has now called Kelowna home for the past twenty years. Twelve years ago, Nate co-founded Kelowna Actors Studio, the valley’s only licensed dinner theatre and performing arts school. In addition to his position as executive producer and being actively involved at the theatre, Nate is a licensed Realtor with RE/MAX Downtown Kelowna. Nate has always believed in giving back to the community and consequently, has been the recipient of the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce Young Entrepreneur Of the Year Award, The Okanagan Arts Award for Theatre, and the City of Kelowna Civic Award for Honour in the Arts.
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City of Kelowna, Park Services
Every now and then the City of Kelowna Park Services will share information on our beautiful parks and public spaces.The City of Kelowna Park Services department is responsible for the maintenance of all landscaping within city owned beaches and parks, trails, sports fields, natural areas and city owned property including the Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery and Kelowna Community Theatre. Park Services also grow and hang the beautiful flower baskets seen around the city during the summer months. kelowna.ca/parks