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African dishes on the fundraising menu

The Daily Courier. Nov. 8, 2016. Kelowna Grandmothers for Africa and the Okanagan Chefs Association are hosting an event to raise money in support of African grandmothers raising grandchildren orphaned by AIDS. “Grandmothers for Africa is part of the Stephen Lewis Foundation, which partners with grassroots organizations that put children in school, create safe shelters and help create opportunities for the grand ... Continue Reading »

New members always welcome at Grandmothers Embrace of South Simcoe

Alliston Herald. November 13, 2016. Grandmothers Embrace of South Simcoe held a successful sale of previously loved jewelry, scarves and purses Oct. 29 at St. John’s United Church in Alliston. Grandmothers Embrace of South Simcoe held a successful sale of previously loved jewelry, scarves and purses Oct. 29 at St. John’s United Church in Alliston. This year we are celebrating our 10th anniversary as on ... Continue Reading »

Grannies, Okanagan College chefs support Africa AID caregivers

Capital News. November 5, 2016.  Image Credit: Contributed Okanagan residents will have an opportunity to explore some great cuisine prepared by  junior chefs of Okanagan College and to support African children orphaned by AIDS on Saturday, Nov. 19, 5 to 10 p.m. Kelowna Grandmothers for Africa and the Okanagan Chefs Association will host the 2nd annual evening of Discover Africa’s Culture and Cuisine in the At ... Continue Reading »

Our Town: Grandmas get political by yarn bombing 17th Avenue

Calgary Herald. November 3, 2016. By Jacquie Moore, Swerve. Nobody—not even the most intuitive poplar on the block—could have predicted that the runaway bestseller of this season would be a tome by a German forest ranger concerned with the emotional lives of trees. And yet there, on the New York Times top-20 non-fiction list—just beneath Bruce Springsteen’s memoir—sits Peter Wohllenben’s The Hidden Lif ... Continue Reading »

Chefs and grandmothers come together to support African AIDS caregivers

Penticton Info News. November 1, 2016.  Grandmothers to Grandmothers CampaignImage Credit: Stephen Lewis Foundation On Saturday, Nov. 19, Okanagan residents have an opportunity to explore some great cuisine prepared by Junior Chefs of Okanagan College and to support African children orphaned by AIDS. Kelowna Grandmothers for Africa and the Okanagan Chefs Association are hosting the second annual evening of Discove ... Continue Reading »