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September 16th, 2017

Discovery House: 6th Annual Golf Tournament. Have fun, Win Amazing Prizes, Support a Great Cause!

The Event will include 9 Holes of Golf at St Andrews By The Lake Golf Course with a fabulous Dinner, a silent auction, and door prizes!

“I was literally living and walking in hell on earth everyday,” said Anthony Brown. “I was just pissed off at everybody and everything. I ran away from my foster homes, I ran away from high school, I was picked on and then I became one of those people who picked on others. It was the very bottom, something I was not going to get out of alive... I was already dead inside.”

Fortunately, one day he connected with the Discovery House, a men’s rehab unit funded in part by the United Way. READ MORE

 

So it’s not a surprise the 38-year-old Penticton man hugs his little 10-month-old daughter Etta just a little tighter than when they were a family together not so long ago.

McKenzie now lives at Discovery House where he has spent several months slaying the demons who brought his soul to the very depths of hell.

At rock bottom, his very life literally hung in the balance when he tried to end his pain for good. READ MORE

 

My name is Joe. I spent one year as a client in Discovery House and learned a lot about myself. I currently have one year and one month clean from drugs & alcohol which is the longest time of sobriety I have had since I was 12 years old. Through Discovery House I was introduced to the 12 step fellowships of Narcotics Anonymous and Alcoholics Anonymous. I have built a support network of caring people who I consider family. I have learned to function as a human being.

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Winter 2016 - 2017

GARY MASON - The Globe and Mail

According to the most recent statistics, 755 people have died so far in 2016, a 70-per-cent increase over this time last year.

June 18th, 2017

Free Event

Where: Main St. - Penticton, BC
Cost: by donation

"Returning Fathers to Children and Sons to Families" is our goal and no where is this evidenced more than at our yearly Father's Day event. This event remains free and open to the public thanks to sponsors such as: Parker's Chrysler, T-Bones Meats, Artisan Pools, Cobs Bakery, and VBS Excavating. We hope to move this event into Gyro Park this year: featuring free BBQ hamburgers and hot dogs, face painting, road hockey, dunk tank, table tennis and younger children's games hosted by Rotary of Penticton.

June 1st, 2017

Where: Cannery Brewing
Details: Lots of beards and plaid.

THE OKANAGAN BEARD FESTIVAL IS THE ONLY EVENT OF ITS KIND IN THE OKANAGAN

We’re celebrating beards… in ALL their glory!

Canadian men are world-reknowned for their magnificent beards, and the men of BC’s Okanagan Valley are upholding that tradition splendidly! This festival celebrates the bearded lifestyle with a fun and friendly beard competition – with prizes and awards for the best-of-the-best.

Repeats every 2 weeks every Saturday until Tue Oct 31 2017.
May 6th, 2017
May 20th, 2017
June 3rd, 2017
June 17th, 2017
July 1st, 2017
July 15th, 2017
July 29th, 2017
August 12th, 2017
August 26th, 2017
September 9th, 2017
September 23rd, 2017
October 7th, 2017
October 21st, 2017

Information & Baking Table

Where: Main St. - Penticton, BC
Cost: by donation

April 16th, 2017

Dinner & Music Night

Where: South Main Seniors Centre
2965 South Main St. - Penticton, BC

Cost: $30/person
Reserved Table: $240 for 8 people