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Between You and Me
Zooming into Winter


Well, the frost is on the pumpkin. The weather changed so suddenly I think a lot of us were taken by surprise. Many days this month felt more like January than October, and that makes for a very long winter. In Saskatoon I remember it was the normal thing to send the kids out on Halloween with a snowsuit under their costume. One year we handed out small cups of hot ...

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November 2007

 

November 2007
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WI of OkFalls
The WI of Okanagan Falls

Sample Image The Women's Institute (WI) is a non profit organization of women who volunteer their time to fill a need identified in the community. Its roots stem back to 1897 Ontario where it began, and continued, to provide education and support to rural women. The focus was on the health and wellness of the children, family and community.The movement soon grew across C...
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Perennials
Sharing a Lifetime of Orchard Knowledge
Sample ImageCawston orchardist Tony Dawson, winner of the 2006 Compact Orchard Award presented by the B.C. Fruit Growers' Association, wants to use his extensive knowledge of agriculture to help farmers in developing countries.
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Act III
Lee Kiddell Caring Clown
 Lee Kiddell is one of three women who founded the Caring Clowns of the Central Okanagan (CCOCO) in 1999. A fall 1998 week-end workshop in Vernon with the Kalamalka Caring Clowns had brought the three together. Mentored by the Vernon group, the women proceeded with plans for a chapter in Kelowna.


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Dodi Morrison
Fair Trade Faire (Global Marketplace)

This is the fifth anniversary of the formerly named Fair Trade Faire now officially The Global Marketplace. The event becomes more popular every year, as word gets passed around.Sample Image

Many of us feel worn out by Christmas—often unable to enjoy the Season's many lovely events, simply because we are too exhausted. This Marketplace will let you shop in a relaxed ...
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Gray Matters
SATURDAY NIGHT FERVOUR

Sample ImageLong before Dancing with the Stars, the Vernon and Kelowna Singles' Clubs kicked up their heels on weekends.? Most members grew up on American Bandstand and their mastery of the moves is the envy of the younger set.? Live bands play favourites at the Rutland Centennial Hall or the Vernon's Army-Navy.? It's a night out, good exercise and a chance to per...
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