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Seniors and their vintage cars: Ken Finnigan

Seniors and their vintage cars: Ken Finnigan

Photos and story submitted by Dick Parkes, Vintage Car Club of Canada, Kamloops Chapter Since the invention of the automobile in the late 1800s, there have literally been hundreds of makers from many countries around the world.
Facing facts about elder abuse

Facing facts about elder abuse

By Moneca Jantzen June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day and is intended to shine a light on an ugly reality.
Nomad Nan's Trippy Tales: Oahu in a Day

Nomad Nan's Trippy Tales: Oahu in a Day

By Nancy Van Veen “You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” - Hawaiian Proverb Sometimes the best plan is to have none at all. So it was when we arrived at Honolulu’s famous Waikiki Beach. It’s gorgeous but pricey and touristy.
KFPC: Confessions of a permaculture wannabe

KFPC: Confessions of a permaculture wannabe

[caption id="attachment_1662" align="alignnone" width="300"] By Sandra Frangiadakis, KFPC Gleaning Abundance Coordinator There was a time when I aspired to the ideal of a beautifully landscaped suburban yard - a nice green lawn, neatly-trimmed edges,
Creating a compassionate community

Creating a compassionate community

By Moneca Jantzen The first time I ever set foot in the Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Memorial Hospice Home was to say a final good-bye to a dear friend.
Annual Boogie ‘machine’ sustained by volunteers

Annual Boogie ‘machine’ sustained by volunteers

By Moneca Jantzen For the last two decades Kamloops has enjoyed an annual rite of passage each spring, namely Boogie the Bridge.
Seniors and their vintage cars: Ron Buck

Seniors and their vintage cars: Ron Buck

By Dick Parkes Kamloops Chapter, Vintage Car Club of Canada As the majority of the members of the Kamloops Chapter of the Vintage Car Club of Canada are seniors, it is hoped that the readers of The Connector will relate to our members and their autom
How to thwart the cherry fruit fly

How to thwart the cherry fruit fly

By Sandra Frangiadakis KFPC Gleaning Abundance Program Cherry season should be a welcome time of year, as the first of the tree fruits heralds in the beginning of the harvest season in our part of the world.
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.