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Focus on kidney health in March

Focus on kidney health in March

Organizers of the 2017 Kamloops Kidney Walk chose Susan Duncan, a kidney donor, as that year’s honouree.
Nomad Nan's Trippy Tales: Rosendal, Norway

Nomad Nan's Trippy Tales: Rosendal, Norway

By Nancy Van Veen “Only one who wanders finds new paths.” ~ Norwegian Proverb Of all the countries I’ve visited, Norway is unequalled for its scenic beauty.

Loneliness: A Silent Thief

(Editor's note: This article was cut off in the print version of The Connector. My apologies for the error.) Submitted by D. Martin Loneliness lurks among us like a silent thief.
A heartfelt campaign

A heartfelt campaign

By Moneca Jantzen As February is Heart and Stroke month, it seems fitting to catch up with Al Patel, owner of Scott’s Inn and Restaurant and one of the founders of the ICCHA/Wish Fund.
Fuoco family’s 1928 Dodge Brothers Standard Six sedan brought back to life

Fuoco family’s 1928 Dodge Brothers Standard Six sedan brought back to life

Submitted by Dick Parkes, Kamloops Chapter, Vintage Car Club of Canada In 1913, three brothers, Benny, Domenic, and Giacamo Fuoco landed in Kamloops from Italy.

The Pearl of the Adriatic

By Nancy Van Veen “Those who seek paradise on earth should come to Dubrovnik” ~ George Bernard Shaw As I passed through the gates into the walled city of Dubrovnik, Croatia, it felt as if I had stepped back through time into a medieval kingdom.

January offers a natural opportunity to change things up: Starting anew in 2018

By Moneca Jantzen There are certain times of the year that lend themselves to thoughts of renewal and transformation and New Year’s Day is the biggie.

Better at Home program resurfaces at Interior Community Services

By Moneca Jantzen With nary a hiccup, following Oncore Senior’s Society’s restructuring in July, the United Way’s Better at Home (BAH) program has found a new home at Interior Community Services (ICS) on the north shore.

What will your legacy be?

By Moneca Jantzen Life can be fleeting and the notion of leaving “something behind” is a very human tendency.

Best toys for the 2017 holiday season

By Moneca Jantzen The most popular and commercialized toys are not always the “best” toys. Kids that have been exposed to an onslaught of advertising and peer pressure may have a wish list that is actually devoid of quality playthings.