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You're From Enderby If You Can Remember

Postby elderlynot » Sep 8th, 2012, 8:25 am

A town cop. Ask the mayor.
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Re: Your From Enderby if You Can Remember

Postby GordonH » Sep 8th, 2012, 9:13 am

Here is a link to pictures etc...etc from Enderby & area. http://www.enderbymuseum.ca/images/pic-indx.htm
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Re: You're From Enderby If You Can Remember

Postby gardengirl » Sep 8th, 2012, 7:51 pm

When Vernon's sign said "Home of Steve Fonyo" and shortly after, Enderby's sign said "Home of George Drabuik".
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Re: You're From Enderby If You Can Remember

Postby mountainmama » Sep 8th, 2012, 10:29 pm

:dyinglaughing: Ahhhh yes the good ol days!! I fondly remember the obscene phone calls I received from George in the 80's when I lived in Mara....sigh :trippyquoter: He deserved much more than just a sign. :sunshine:
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Re: You're From Enderby If You Can Remember

Postby gardengirl » Sep 9th, 2012, 11:24 pm

Actually, what I should have posted is:
You know you're from Enderby if you know George.
(No last name is required.)
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Re: You're From Enderby If You Can Remember

Postby southy » Sep 12th, 2012, 8:57 pm

Good ole Enderby. Wasn't there a cabaret on the corner downtown called ROGER's? He had a house band and the lead singer was a guy by the name of Wally somebody. Used to be the place to be back then. What ever happened to good old Roger?
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Re: You're From Enderby If You Can Remember

Postby gardengirl » Sep 12th, 2012, 9:02 pm

southy wrote:Good ole Enderby. Wasn't there a cabaret on the corner downtown called ROGER's? He had a house band and the lead singer was a guy by the name of Wally somebody. Used to be the place to be back then. What ever happened to good old Roger?


The would have been the Pumphouse Cabaret. It was the only place in valley with live music in the early 80s. People from Salmon Arm to Kelowna would drive out to go to see the bands. I don't remember any particular house band, but it was a bit before my time.
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Re: You're From Enderby If You Can Remember

Postby Verminator » Sep 13th, 2012, 5:21 pm

gardengirl wrote:Actually, what I should have posted is:
You know you're from Enderby if you know George.
(No last name is required.)



You don't have to be from Enderby to know George. I had a few not-too-pleasant encounters with him when I was working at VJH and I'd pretty much forgotten about him until I came across this thread. Whatever became of the old so-and-so anyway?
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Re: You're From Enderby If You Can Remember

Postby M7Maule » Sep 13th, 2012, 6:12 pm

Okay - you've got attention...
I went to elementary school many years ago with George (I remember him well). I know all about the 'Fonyo' sign but don't have a clue as to the 'George' reference. Whats the story??
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Re: You're From Enderby If You Can Remember

Postby Fritzthecat » Sep 14th, 2012, 12:59 pm

I remember the haze of wood smoke that constantly hung over Enderby. Would love to see pictures of the old Riverside mill at the north end of town, just before the current North Enderby Timber mill. There was another Riverside mill at Ashton Creek too.

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Re: You're From Enderby If You Can Remember

Postby Dave_1963 » Sep 22nd, 2012, 8:07 pm

I'm not from Enderby, but I miss seeing "The good, the bad, and the ugly" when I go there.

First building on the right a church, next to that, the liquor store, and next to that, the RCMP. Running joke for years!
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Re: You're From Enderby If You Can Remember

Postby gardengirl » Sep 25th, 2012, 4:32 pm

Dave_1963 wrote:I'm not from Enderby, but I miss seeing "The good, the bad, and the ugly" when I go there.

First building on the right a church, next to that, the liquor store, and next to that, the RCMP. Running joke for years!


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Re: You're From Enderby If You Can Remember

Postby 1off » Sep 25th, 2012, 7:00 pm

whats with the smell.....?
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Re: You're From Enderby If You Can Remember

Postby gardengirl » Oct 3rd, 2012, 10:02 am

1off wrote:whats with the smell.....?

What smell is that?
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Re: You're From Enderby If You Can Remember

Postby 1off » Oct 11th, 2012, 7:44 am

drove thru last night ....what a smell .....similar to the one in d.t. salmon arm when they are composting dead chickens. but worse.
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