Celebrate the Ages

12 People

835 Years’ Wisdom & Experience

Athletes. Volunteers. Coaches. Community Builders.

This is just a snapshot of some of the inspirational older adults living in our community who prove that age is just a number. Read their stories captured by students and join us in celebrating them – and the many others like them – who make Penticton the fantastic place it is today.

Join us in celebrating International Day of Older Persons
Oct. 1, 2021

Inspirational Stories & Ways to Give Back

David Ellis – Penticton Pounders Running Club

David Ellis  David Ellis

Krista Sansom – CrossFit Penticton

Krista Sansom  Krista Sansom  Krista Sansom

Steve Buzikievich – Penticton Pounders Running Club

Steve Buzikievich

Margaret Ashley – President of the Penticton Lions Club

Margaret Ashley
Margaret is pictured centre between the two other women

Jerome Jang – Nickel Plate Nordic Centre

Jerome Jang  Jerome Jang

Des Snider – Nickel Plate Nordic Centre

Kersten and Bob Grant – Penticton Tennis Club

Kersten and Bob Grant

Dick Reimer – Nickel Plate Nordic Centre

Dick Reimer

Anne Ross – Taneda Karate Dojo

Anne Ross   Anne Ross

Kerrigan Baxter – Lions Club International, RCMP Veterans Association and Penticton Newcomers Group

Kerrigan Baxter

Al Sismey – South Okanagan Similkameen Crime Stoppers

Day of Older Persons

Learn More

Thank you for your support! For more information, visit our Age-Friendly Community page.

Do you know someone that may wish to be profiled? Please have them contact us to be interviewed. 

Contact Us

Social Development
Phone: 250-490-2512, Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m.
Email: socialdevelopment@penticton.ca