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Charlie Hodge is a best-selling author, writer, 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 – June 15th, 2018

Soccer fans in Canada are doing back flips with the announcement this week that North America has won the bid to host the 2026...

Hodgepodge by Charlie Hodge – June 1st, 2018

Despite the fact today's 'Podge' mentions both hockey and golf it is not about losers - such as the Vancouver Canucks or (snicker, snicker)...
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Hodgepodge by Charlie Hodge – Tubeless at last

Tubeless at last HodgePodge By Charlie Hodge It has been seven months, three weeks, five days and several hours however I am finally tube free. For the average...

Hodgepodge by Charlie Hodge – May 18th, 2018

True friends are like diamonds, precious and rare. False ones like autumn leaves spread everywhere. While still a youngster I remember my caring Mom pontificating such wise words...

Hodgepode – Podge’s Round Three NHL Playoff Predictions

Podge's Round Three NHL Playoff Predictions Earlier this month I boldly (nice word for foolishly) predicted the outcomes of the first round of the Stanley...

Hodgepodge by Charlie Hodge – May 11, 2018

During my pre-life's theory training I had planned on being born around Christmas, however during my actual precognition, personality traits, and career-planning/preparation phases  I...

Hodgepodge by Charlie Hodge – April 8th, 2018

Hodge Podge By Charlie Hodge I admit to a significant level of sinister suspicion while self searching my soul and sin level. Despite nearly 10...

Hodgepodge by Charlie Hodge – NHL Hockey Predictions Round 2

Earlier this month I boldly (nice word for foolishly) predicted the outcomes of the first round of the Stanley Cup finals for Gonzo. Fortunately...

HodgePodge By Charlie Hodge – Leaders Acting Like Children

Leaders acting like children while Canadians pay through the nose. HodgePodge By Charlie Hodge B.C. Premier John Horgan and Alberta's Rachel Notley need to grow up...

Hodgepodge by Charlie Hodge – A puck pundits’ playoff pontification, predictions

Welcome to my annual installation of Silly Seasonal Fridge Games - better known as the Hodge Podge Clip and Laugh NHL Hockey Playoff Predictions....
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