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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.

Hodge Podge by Charlie Hodge – Oct 24

It took one lone, angry, fanatic with a single rifle and a personal agenda of hate to mark the ‘end of the innocence’ for...

Hodge Podge for Oct.24

It took one lone, angry, fanatic with a single rifle and a personal agenda of hate to mark the ‘end of the innocence’ for...

HodgePodge by Charlie Hodge – August 28th

HodgePodge by Charlie HodgeTeresa and I make the occasional brilliant decision and last week’s has to rank as one of our best.With little time...

HodgePodge by Charlie Hodge – August 1st

When in doubt listen to a professional. (Just remember to double check for an update once in a while).If you’re a local-yokel the name...

Hodge Podge – by Charlie Hodge

If these were pagan times there would likely be a lot more sacrifices going on in attempt to straighten out the weather.I am well...

Hodge Podge – Family heirlooms and gifts cause anxiety and guilt – by Charlie...

Family heirlooms and gifts cause anxiety and guiltWell the final missing piece to the puzzle has been put in place. (Leave it to a...

Hodge Podge with Charlie Hodge – November 21th

I’ve stated this before, however it seems more appropriate today than ever before. If, indeed, we are known by the company we keep, then...

Hodge Podge with Charlie Hodge – November 21th

I’ve stated this before, however it seems more appropriate today than ever before. If, indeed, we are known by the company we keep, then...
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Story on Papa Thom and Night of the Arts – by Charlie Hodge

When music fans gather for this year’s annual Night of the Arts Concert Nov 16 at the Kelowna Community Theatre there will be a...
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Story on Papa Thom and Night of the Arts – by Charlie Hodge

When music fans gather for this year’s annual Night of the Arts Concert Nov 16 at the Kelowna Community Theatre there will be a...

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