Faces of Sorrento Centre

As we approach our 60th Anniversary, we are delighted to introduce you to some of the people who shine their unique light and contribute to making Sorrento Centre the special place it is for so many. 

Dr. Michael Mehta
Music and Sustainability Working in Harmony When first meeting Michael Mehta, one might feel a little intimidated by his tall ...
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Isabella Penner
Summer youth staff 2022 Isabella - or Bella as she likes to be called, is our first summer staff member ...
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Meet Sarah Tokarek
the Shuswap Adventure Girl Also known as the Shuswap Adventure Girl, Sarah Tokarek led a Bear Safety Workshop last fall ...
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Bishop Anna Greenwood Lee
"Sorrento Centre is a place of resurrection and redemption and rejuvenation for so many people." Just as the Advent Season ...
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Meet Lynn Knox
20 years of memories, friendship, and quilting creations A perennial and popular face here at Sorrento Centre, Lynn Knox and ...
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Remembering Lance Richardson
Rest in peace, dear friend The photo from the mid-1960s shows a decidedly serious Lance at work on a haircut ...
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Meet Roxy!
Cabana lover, and snack lover Why, Roxy is practically an old timer as she has been coming with her family ...
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Meet Liam Nystrom
The future is bright... Two weeks of summer fun in the sun with a whole lot of learning and growth ...
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Meet David and Andrew
"It’s a family affair here" If you’ve been coming to Sorrento Centre for a while, you should recognize these cheerful ...
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Meet Mary Jessica Burns
City girl who loves glamping You have already had the opportunity to sit down with Liam from the LEAP program ...
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Meet Jason Cruickshank
His first home is here When Jason Cruickshank says Sorrento Centre is his first home, he means it quite literally! ...
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Meet Mary Graham
... a true restorative vacation "I feel this is a place that lives into its values" Several years ago, a ...
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Meet Ezekiel Hié
...having fun and playing b-ball From Surrey, seventeen year old Ezekiel joined the Sorrento Centre family as part of our ...
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Meet Lysa Dixon
Dropping by for just a short visit... Lysa stopped by for a quick pitstop on the highway that turned into ...
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Meet Alex Passmore
... sharing the love of music It's possible you have already met Alex Passmore as part of the 2022 summer ...
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Meet Erin and Maureen
also known as Alex's mom and grandma The beautiful mother-daughter duo, Erin and Maureen, were here recently for their annual ...
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Meet Marlene Stevenson
... sharing the magic of Sorrento Centre Hailing from Calgary, she and her late husband, Carl, made frequent visits to ...
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Meet Kathryn and Moko
Sorrento around the world Sorrento Centre has been part of Kathryn Robertson's life since her teen years. She comes back ...
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Meet Ken Genge
Executive Director 1985-1988 Sorrento Centre has always meant a great deal to (retired) Bishop Ken Genge and his wife Ruth, ...
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Meet Joy Thompson
Nurturer of roses and young people Joy Thompson, along with her husband David Thompson, have been long-time friends of Sorrento ...
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Meet Phoebe McRae
And intentional (and unintentional!) ambassador Phoebe McRae has been coming here since she was in diapers! While she doesn’t remember ...
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Meet Erin Barr
"it's such a welcoming place... come!" Erin Barr is another familiar face around here - she has been coming here ...
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Meet Lilian Bouclin
"A place of healing, love, and acceptance" We always love seeing new faces! Lilian Bouclin, a former social worker, decided ...
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Meet Leslie
Lover of Bluegrass music In 2022, August in the Shuswap, and the entire Sorrento Centre is filled with music lovers ...
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Meet Jane Harding
The people here make you welcome... Jane Harding has been returning to Sorrento Centre, from just down the road, for ...
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Meet John McQuarrie
Luthier and lover of bluegrass NimbleFingers brings such energy to Sorrento Centre with lots of banjo players, bass players, guitar ...
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Meet Kristen Maier
Comes here to recreate and find connection with nature Another "Sorrento Centre kid", Kirsten spent some of her childhood living ...
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Meet Don Mitchell
Don and his wife Sherri are long-time friends of the Centre, having owned and operated the Shuswap Motel and Resort ...
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Faces of Sorrento – more from Nimblefingers 2022
Sue Leyland, Stewart Seidel and Greg Monforton During two weeks in August Sorrento Centre is bursting with music and laughter ...
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Welcome Home, Kathie MacDuff!
Kathie MacDuff, our new Associate Director, is a long-time friend of our beloved Centre. She has delivered creative journaling and ...
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