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Hodge Podge by Charlie Hodge

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Charlie Hodge is a best-selling author, writer, a current Kelowna City Councillor, and a Director on the Regional District of the Central Okanagan Board. He spent more than 25 years as a full-time newspaper journalist and has a diverse background in public relations, promotions, personal coaching, and strategic planning. A former managing editor, assistant editor, sports editor, entertainment editor, journalist, and photographer, Hodge 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 41 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 a third hockey book, as well as a contracted historical/fiction novel. His 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. Charlie is a skilled facilitator, a dynamic motivational speaker, and effective personal coach. His hobbies include gardening, canoeing, playing pool, and writing music. Charlie shares his Okanagan home with wife Teresa and five spoiled cats.

Hodgepodge by Charlie Hodge – Hamer, a true caring soul, friend, family man and...

This one cuts. Kelowna and the B.C. music scene have lost a true gem with the death this week of Grahame 'Hamer'  Mitchell.  When it...
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HodgePodge By Charlie Hodge – Modern medicine a marvel

I'll take ugly over hungry or dead. I acknowledge not  being the only person to fear people who stare at you through a large magnifying...
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Hodgepodge by Charlie Hodge – And the race is on

Get ready for the gong show because apparently the Silly Season is on full scale in North America. In the midst of all the election insanity south...
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HodgePodge by Charlie Hodge – Mark me down as a no Mr. Sloan

Mark me down as a no, Mr. Sloan. You will not get my vote. I was stultified by the picture and the stupidity of the event. Then,...
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HodgePodge By Charlie Hodge – Our roommates are driving us crazy

Our roommates are driving us crazy HodgePodge By Charlie Hodge As we enter the sixth month term of House Jail I am pleased to report Tez and...
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HodgePodge by Charlie Hodge – Shack skates into history

The track has been cleared. My first childhood hero has died. One of pro sports all time 'larger than life' characters Eddie Shack, died Saturday...
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HodgePodge by Charlie Hodge – Short and semi sweet

HodgePodge By Charlie Hodge Today's column is a mini HodgePodge  - short and semi sweet. In response to a couple of reader responses from last week's Hodge...
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Hodgepodge by Charlie Hodge – Let’s get back to some fun

These are definitely strange times we struggle to stay alive in. Yet within all the fear and depressing concerns our turned upside down world...
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HodgePodge By Charlie Hodge – Are you ready for the summer of your life?

HodgePodge By Charlie Hodge Are you ready for the summer of your life? As John Lennon tabbed several beautiful years ago, "Life is what happens...
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Hodgepodge by Charlie Hodge – June 18, 2020

HodgePodge By Charlie Hodge There is, I suppose, something deep and meaningful to the fact that this weekend marks the celebration of two recognizable days back...

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