The December issue of our newsletter is now on-line - see: Newsletter.
In this issue you'll mostly find information about the 2018 Kamloops Cowboy Festival, but there's also a follow up on a book
review (donations made to the Wildfire Fund), articles on the next Spirit of the West Cruise (an important update), the release of names
for the Joe Marten Award and BC Cowboy Hall of Fame inductees, and exciting news about the 100 Mile House Cowboy Concert!!
The Kamloops Cowboy Festival will host the Thursday Evening Dinner Dance this year featuring Tom Cole and Band
with the meal by Ronny's Ribs & BBQ! It will be held in the Banquet Room at Flavours of India, at 610 Columbia Street (right beside the Best
Western). Texas Style BBQ Brisket, Hickory Smoked (about 14 hours) ... low & slow for that Authentic Old West Flavour.
The BC Cowboy Hall of Fame inductees for 2017 have now been added to the web site.
See BC Cowboy Hall of Fame
and also see the archives page for a photo and bios on each.
The recipient of the 2017 Joe Marten Memorial Award for the Preservation of Cowboy Heritage in BC is Diana French. There will be a presentation
of the award Saturday night, March 18th at the Kamloops Cowboy Festival. Information on Diana has now been posted on the
Heritage Award page under "Recipients".
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