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Hodgepodge by Charlie Hodge

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Charlie Hodge is a best-selling author, writer, and Kelowna City Councillor. He spent more than 27 years as a full-time newspaper journalist and has a diverse background in public relations, promotions, and strategic planning. A former managing editor, assistant editor, sports editor, entertainment editor, journalist, and photographer, Hodge has also co-hosted a variety of radio talk shows and still writes a regular weekly newspaper column titled Hodge Podge, which he has crafted now for 34 years. His biography on Howie Meeker, titled Golly Gee It’s Me is a Canadian bestseller and his second book, Stop It There, Back It Up – 50 Years of the NHL garnered lots of attention from media and hockey fans alike. Charlie is currently working on his third hockey book, as well as a historical/fiction novel. Charlie is proprietor of Hodge Communications based in Kelowna, B.C. Charlie’s creative promotional skills and strategic planning have been utilized for many years in the Canadian music industry, provincial, national, and international environmental fields, and municipal, provincial, and federal politics. A creative thinker and innovator, Charlie believes in helping clients make their best choices; assist them with strategic plans, and decision make. Charlie is a skilled facilitator, a dynamic and motivational speaker, and effective personal coach. His hobbies include gardening, canoeing, playing pool, and writing music. Charlie shares his Okanagan home with wife Teresa, three cats, and a very spoiled dog.

Hodgepodge by Charlie Hodge – Aug 11, 2017

So where did my MLA go? Am I the only one a tad miffed right now with our infamous former MLA and Premier Christy Clark? When...

Hodgepodge by Charlie Hodge – Aug 4, 2017

Is it hot enough for you yet? This is certainly an opportune time to be a commissioned fan or portable air conditioner sales person. It's times...

Hodgepodge by Charlie Hodge July 28th, 2017

I recently reconnected with a former co-worker from the mid 1970s and our brief conversation inspired a flood of fun memories. We'd both briefly...

Hodgepodge by Charlie Hodge – July 21st 2017

Happy third birthday to my great-grandson Stanley. With the intense heat and smoke in the air I will likely not be at your afternoon party...

Hodgepodge by Charlie Hodge – July 14th-2017

It's an Okanagan déjà vu all over again. No sooner have we survived a deluge of rain for an extended period of time than...
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