The Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship (IRIS) will showcase a variety of regional success stories when it teams up with the City of Okanogan, Wenatchee Valley College, the Wenatchee World and other partners for the fifth annual NCW Community Success Summit in Okanogan on Nov. 20.

“Okanogan – Small Town, Strong Community” is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Okanogan Middle School, 244 Fifth Ave. N. The $25 registration fee includes lunch, materials and annual IRIS membership. Call (509) 881-1812 for more information. Visit the IRIS website to view the agenda and to obtain registration information.

Event planners anticipate that more than 150 people from the region will participate in discussions about how to improve communities through innovation, technology and cooperation.