Charles Manor Retirement Residence recently celebrated its 15th anniversary in Penticton. (Contributed)

Charles Manor celebrates 15 years serving the senior community

The retirement residence is located in what was originally the Prince Charles Hotel.

Charles Manor Retirement Residence celebrated its 15th anniversary serving the seniors of Penticton on Saturday, Oct. 26.

The original building where Charles Manor is now located, 333 Martin St., was originally the Hotel Prince Charles when it was finished in 1951.

Over the years, it has been renovated and changed owners multiple times before it became the 84-suite seniors residence that it is today.

Recently, residents of Charles Manor celebrated signifcant milestones including one 104th birthday and wedding anniversaries of up to 70 years.

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From left to right; Miki Morgan, resident of Charles Manor for the last 15 years; Marlene Columbus, administrator for 15 years and part of the original team that turned a hotel into a senior’s home; and John Brigden who has been chef at 333 Martin Street for 27 years pose for a photo during Charles Manor’s 15th year anniversary celebration.

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